Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay Explorer (3 Days)
UNESCO protected Ha Long Bay is made up of 1969 islands of various sizes.
There are two kinds of islands: limestone and schist and over 3000 of them are limestone islands. While some islands are no more than a large rock, others are much more substantial and contain huge cathedral – like caves of stalactites.
Lan Ha Bay offers numerous beaches and islands to explore, which includes subtropical green forests on the hills, freshwater swamp forests at the base of the hills and small freshwater lakes and coral reefs.
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Small Group Adventure - Typically no more than 8 fellow travellers. A small group brings you closer to local life and gives you the flexibility to venture off the beaten path and go beyond the ordinary.
|Trip Length:||3 Day(s) 2 Night(s)|
|Tour Departure Dates:||Daily|
From March to May and from September to February every year
|Type of Accommodation:||On Boat|
This tour is not recommended for: Children below 7 years of age.
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Meals: 2 x Breakfast, 3 x Lunch, 2 x Dinner
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- Locations Visited:
- Hanoi, Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay
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Day 1: Hanoi to Halong Bay
We’ll pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter between 8:30 – 9:10 AM and we'll drive you to Halong Bay. You’ll enjoy the peaceful scenery as we drive through the countryside and admire the endless rows of rice paddies.
By noon we’ll arrive at Tuan Chau harbour, transfer to our boat, and begin our cruise on Halong Bay. Relax and enjoy the on-board lunch as we cruise to Ga Choi Mountain. We'll make a stop to explore the Surprise Cave, then we’ll head over to the Trong or Luon cave and explore the area by kayaking or swimming. We’ll then return to the boat and enjoy an insightful cooking class.
As evening falls, we’ll enjoy dinner on the boat and relax or party with the on-board karaoke, squid fishing or just knock back a few drinks on the sundeck.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight on The Boat.
Day 2: Halong Bay to Ti Top Island to Cat Ba National Park to Trung Trang Cave
We begin our morning with coffee, tea, and breakfast which will be served while cruising towards Ti Top, where we'll climb to the top of the mountain to experience the beauty of Halong Bay from above. We'll climb back down to our boat to go discover another side of Halong Bay, while we cruise to Gia Luan pier.
At Gia Luan pier, we'll board the bus to Cat Ba National Park and do some light hiking before continuing to Cat Ba Town. Once arriving Cat Ba Town, you'll be checking in to your hotel and have lunch at the hotel's restaurant.
Early afternoon, you'll get picked up from the hotel to head over to discover Trung Trang Cave and the surrounding valley, which is famous for the thousands of naturally-shaped stones known to locals as the "Silver and Gold Treasury".
We'll finish our day with some free time for shopping or swimming on the beautiful local beaches.
In the evening, you'll enjoy a BBQ dinner, which will be served at the outdoor hotel's restaurant.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at Cat Ba Palace Hotel, or similar.
Day 3: Cat Ba to Lan Ha Bay to Hanoi
Be ready by 6:30 AM for an early pick-up from your hotel in Cat Ba Town, because we'll be heading to Beo pier to board the boat. You can enjoy your coffee or tea, while we’re heading over to the Caves of Light and Dark.
As the sun rises, we'll serve you breakfast, while you can also enjoy the most beautiful, peaceful sea that belongs to both Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay. Once you've filled your stomach and recharged your battery, we'll go explore the area by kayaking to immerse ourselves in this amazing location.
This late morning, we'll continue with the boat to Ba Trai Dao and have fun with the boat's high dive, swim, or just laze around on the sandy beaches.
At noon, we'll return to the boat for lunch, then head over to Monkey Island for a quick trip.
Later this afternoon, we’ll head back to Hanoi by local shuttle bus, which will drop you off at your hotel or other points around Hanoi’s Old Quarter between 19:00 - 19:30 pm
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Note: The itinerary will be changed subject to the weather, tide level and operating conditions without prior notice.
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