HANOI – HALONG BAY – CAT BA ISLAND 3DAYS 2NIGHTS

Cat Ba Island is situated a mere 45 km east of Hai Phong city in the north of Vietnam. The island is part of a chain of 366 islands that lie within the larger area of Ha Long Bay. At over 200km2, it is the largest island in Ha Long Bay. Its human population is concentrated on the southern part of the island, around the town of Cat Ba.

HANOI – HALONG BAY – CAT BA ISLAND 3DAYS 2NIGHTS

price from $235

Cat Ba Island is situated a mere 45 km east of Hai Phong city in the north of Vietnam. The island is part of a chain of 366 islands that lie within the larger area of Ha Long Bay. At over 200km2, it is the largest island in Ha Long Bay. Its human population is concentrated on the southern part of the island, around the town of Cat Ba. The island is easily accessible and matches neighboring Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay for stunning natural beauty. It also offers visitors the added options of relaxation, adventure and cultural exchange. In April 2005, Cat Ba was officially recognized as Cat Ba Archipelago Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.

Day 01: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on boat ( L + D )

Day 02: Halong Bay – Catba Town ( B + L + D )

Day 03: Catba Town – Halong Bay – Hanoi ( B + L )

 

*** Itinerary:

Day 01: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on boat ( L + D )

07.30am Pick you up at your hotel, leave Hanoi by road for Halong Bay. Enjoy the journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields, water buffalo and everyday Vietnamese village life.

12.00pm Arrive Tuan Chau Marina – Halong Bay for check- in Annam Junk , enjoy welcome drink and cruise briefing, safety instructions  and  check-in cabins. Junk explores Halong bay .

01.30pm – 02.30pm:  Have lunch while cruising the exquisite waters sample the regions fresh seafood by passing:  Dog islet, Fighting Cock  islet (symbol of Halong Bay), Hoa Cuong fishing village, Swan islet.

03.30pm- 04.30pm  Go up to the Halong bay View at Titop beach. You can take nice photo from halong bay view.  Enjoy swimming in the crystal water.
04.45 – 05.35pm: Junk will continue exploring the wonders of Halong Bay by passing countless islands , explore  the  beautiful  area by kayaking through the majestic scenery of Ho Dong Tien (Fairy Lake Cave). 

06.15pm – 06.45pm:  Come back on Boat,  you will have an option to become a professional Vietnamese chef with a cooking class. Learning one of Vietnam’s most popular cuisines (spring rolls) or refresh yourself in outdoor watch the sun set over the bay

07.00pm – 09.30pm:   Enjoy a specially Dinner

Evening activities, relax at leisure: Film entertainment in the dining room , join squid fishing from the boat with our crew, retire to your cabin and overnight on Boat. Junk anchor in zone “ Drum Cave”, it is few cruise  and quite  zone for sleeping.

Day 02: Halong Bay – Catba Town ( B + L + D )

06.30am Wake up to a very special morning with an organized Taichi class among the peaceful surroundings of Halong.

07.00am – 07.30am  Enjoy the Breakfast with Coffee & tea, fresh juices, cakes…..

07.50am – 09.00am Explore the well- hidden of one of the most beautiful cave on halong bay “ Surprise Cave”. Walk up the 100 steps to the entrance of the cave and tour on foot for approximately 60 minutes.

09.30am  Check-out cabins and settle bills.

10.40am  Lunch will be served while the JUNK go to Gia Luan harbor (Cat Ba Island).

11.45am Check out Junk and Transfer to Gia Luan Habour (Cat Ba Island) go to hotel by minibus. 

12.30pm Relax and check in your room in Cat Ba Town

02.30pm – 04.30pm Free time for swimming, playing on the Cat Co beach in the entertainment area.

04.30pm – 05.30pm Go up to Cannon Fort mountain, take panorama pictures of Monkey Island and Lan Ha bay.

06.30pm – 07.30pm Have your dinner in Restaurant

08.00pm Enjoy free time in Cat Ba Town for massage, drinking, singing karaoke or just relaxing in some Bar …. 

Day 03: Catba Town – Halong Bay – Hanoi ( B + L )

07.00am  Have breakfast and get pickup from Hotel to the Boat 

08.00am  Take a Cruises go around the Lan Ha bay and Ha Long Bay. Visit amazing landscapes, floating fishing village, and natural 3 Lagoons caves (Bat cave). Swimming at a deserted beach, snorkeling around rare coral reefs, keep cruise another route in Lan Ha bay for you enjoy hundred of limestone islands, beaches.

11.45am – 12.30pm Amazing seafood lunch on the boat.

01.00pm  Visiting the Monkey island, hiking, exploring the mischievous monkeys on the island

03.30pm Return Cat BaTown.

04.00pm Pick up to Gia Luan ferry for taking Tuan Chau port to come back Ha Long

05.00pm Pick up in Tuan Chau port to come back Hanoi

*** Price from: 235 USD for group 15 pax above

 

***INCLUSION

1. Vehicle (A/C): Ford transit 16 seats or county 29 seats.

2. Driver: proficient, safe, experienced.

3. Tour guide: English speaking guide (enthusiastic, experienced). 

4. Entrance fees: During tour. 

5. Meals as mentioned (standard and hygienic meal). 

6. Boat trip as indicated program

7. Room on cruise and Cat Ba hotel

*** EXCLUSION

1. Beverages and meals do not indicate in the program.

2. Travel insurance

3. Personal expenses

4. Tipping/ Gratuities

5. The things not mentioned