Ha Long - Lan Ha bay - Cat Ba island - Tam Coc 4 days (join group + private tour)

Ha Long bay – Lan Ha bay – Cat Ba island – Tam Coc

4 days / 3 nights on the Vega Luxury Cruise

Cruising – Kayaking – Biking – Trekking - Enjoying a lovely night on the tranquil Lan Ha bay

 

Day 01: Hanoi – Ha Long bay – Lan Ha bay- Anchor for overnight in Lan Ha Bay

In the morning

- Approximately 08:00 – 08:30 our professional tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel (in the old quarter) for a 3-hour drive through the Red river Delta to Ha Long city.

- 11:30 arrive at the wharf on Tuan Chau Island.

- 12:30 Vega crew warmly welcome you on the boat and enjoy a welcome tropical drink under the sun in a pleasant atmosphere before you are taken to your room.

In the afternoon

- 13:00 enjoy fresh lunch on our luxury cruise (We can cater Vegetarian or Vegan food on your requests)

- Cruise on Ha Long Bay, past beautiful rocky islands and clear blue sea and the spectacular seascapes of Ha Long Bay in the Unique route heading to Lan Ha bay for kayaking and swimming.

- Continue towards Lan Ha bay on the hidden route for different amazing sightseeing, pass by the Dark and Light cave, Frog lagoon, Ba Trai Dao beach, Stick islet, Buddhist statue stone….

- Arrive in Lan Ha bay, the biosphere reserved area of the World for kayaking and swimming 

- On each 2 – seat kayak our tour guide will lead you through the narrow lanes of the karst mountains to fishing villages.

- Paddle under a tunnel grotto a stunning lagoon (depending on the tide sometimes). Here you can swim in the emerald waters or you can also reach some secluded beaches for a while relaxing lying on sand…

- Enjoy the sunset falling on the crystal bay.

In the evening

- Join a cooking class: Our experienced Chef will show you how to make some famous Vietnamese traditional dishes that you can easily demonstrate home for your family after this trip.

- Enjoy dinner and overnight on the lovely peaceful bay once on your lifetime.

- Squid fishing is a good choice to those who love night tranquility.

- Enjoy a peaceful lovely night on the bay

Inclusive services: Sharing bus or minivan, Deluxe sea view room, full-time English speaking tour guide, kayak, entrance fees into Ha Long Bay – Lan ha Bay, meals (Lunch+ Dinner)

 

Day 02: Trekking through the National Park of Cat Ba – Overnight on the Vega Luxury Cruise

In the morning

- 06.00 At the crack of dawn, you can walk to the sun deck to experience a spectacular sunrise before having a light breakfast. (Breakfast time: 6.30AM-8.00 AM)

- 07:10 Tender ship to Cat Ba Island, Viet Hai dock for a bicycle trip to Viet Hai village.

- Ride a bike for 30 minutes on the shadowed paths, enjoying the landscape on the way to the village located in a beautiful valley of the National Park of Cat Ba.

- Visit a local house to get to know about the local people as well as their daily life of work or visit the island school…

- Back to our cruise and a local boat will take you 40 minutes through Lan Ha bay pass by floating fishing villages of Cai Beo to Cat Ba island then a car drives up to the central of the park for trekking

- A moderate trek into the park up to Ngu Lam Peak (the trek up and down takes 2,5-3 hours depending). At the summit you will obtain a universal view of Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay. Triple scenes in your one Photo shot! that is amazing.

- Trek down to visit Trung Trang cave.

- Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant

In the afternoon

- Walk on the on-cliff path for spectacular landscapes…from the beach Cat Co 1 to Cat Co 3

- Dip to swim on Cat Co 3 beach for relaxing moments.

- Afterwards boat back to the cruise

- You can enjoy more kayaking or swimming from the Cruise.

In the evening

- Enjoy dinner on the boat desk.

- Fishing at night is available.

- Enjoy the second peaceful lovely night on the bay.

Inclusive services: Private car or bus, Local boat, bike, full time English speaking tour guide, entrance fees, meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner) and Deluxe sea view room.

 

Day 03: Lan Ha bay– Ha Long bay – Tam Coc

In the morning

Swim and relaxing on the cruise and enjoying the tranquil atmosphere of Lan Ha Bay.

- Enjoy breakfast with the dawn rising from the bay (Breakfast time: 6.30AM-8.00 AM)

- Relaxing on board or swimming in the bay or breathing nature on the large sundeck chairs.

- 10:30 check out and start cruising on another route throughout thousands of limestone islands and islets, taking precious Uni pictures meanwhile enjoying our tasteful brunch.

- 12:00 arrive back at Halong dock.

In the afternoon: Ha Long bay – Tam Coc – Overnight in Tam Coc

- 11:45 -12:00 pack up and disembark - Pick up and drive 200 km to Ninh Binh – Tam Coc.

- Check in Chic Villa on arrival.

- Walking around to enjoy Tam Coc landscape, visit Bich Dong (Jade Cave) with three ancient pagodas built on mountain cliff (the Lower, Middle and Upper pagoda).

- Visit the rural villages of the local farmers.

- Dinner and enjoy a peaceful night among Tam Coc.

Inclusive services: Private car, English speaking tour guide and meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner) and Trang An resort.

 

Day 04: Tam Coc -  Hoa Lu -  Hanoi/Hue/Hoi An

- 07:30 breakfast at the hotel.

- 08:00 when no tourists come, we will take a sampan trip along the meandering canals (2pax in one) throughout 3 tunnel grottoes called “ Tam Coc”, enjoying the stunning landscape of  mountains, canals, rice paddies and rural villages among the National Natural Reserve zone that is known to people as Halong Bay on ground.

- After the sampan trip.  More highlight by from here we ride our bicycles through the farming villages to discover the Real Vietnam and rural Culture. Sometimes you can stopover to visit or take photos… on the way biking to Hoa Lu.

- Visit Mua cave, hike up on the Dragon back to the peak of Mua Cave for  a universal view of Tam Coc – Trang An – Hoa Lu ancient capital landscape.

- Walk to visit Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam from the year of 968 to 1010. It is a worth visit to the two left old temples of the Dinh and Le king. Learn about the history of country foundation of the Great Viet after being liberated from the thousand years of Chinese domination.

- Walk up the mountain to visit the ancient tomb of the kings

- Drive back to Hanoi - End at your hotel Or you can extend to Hue/Hoi An by night train or night bus.

Inclusive services: Private boat, bike and tour guide and meals (Breakfast + Lunch)

Group

Price

02 persons

490 USD/person

03 persons

480 USD/person

04 persons

470 USD/person

05-06 persons

460 USD/person

07-08 persons

450 USD/person

 

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