Unique Experiences:
  • Stay aboard a beautiful wooden boat to explore the UNESCO certified Halong Bay and its thousands of limestone islets.
  • Enjoy an on-board cooking class to learn more about the local culture.
  • Relax by swimming, kayaking, and sunbathing on beautiful sandy beaches.
  • Discover Lan Ha Bay, the less-visited twin of Halong Bay.
Up to 8 travelers may book this trip. A minimum of two travelers is required for this trip to depart.
Trip Length: 3 Day(s) 2 Night(s)
Type of Transportation:
bus and boat
Type of Accommodation:
  • 1 night on standard boat with private bathroom
  • 1 night in standard hotel with private bathroom
Physical Rate: 2/5
Included in Price:

Meals: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
Accommodation: 1 night on standard boat with private bathroom and 1 night in standard hotel with private bathroom
Transportation: Bus and boat
Miscellaneous English-speaking guide, tourist registration and all entrance fees according to itinerary

Excluded from Price:
  • Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Tips to guides and drivers
All other expenses not stated as included.
Special Information:

The itinerary will be changed subjected to the weather, tide level and operating conditions without prior notice.


Locations Visited:
Hanoi, Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay
Start City:
Hanoi's Old Quarter Hotel
End City:
Hanoi's Old Quarter


Day 1: Hanoi to Halong Bay
We’ll pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi's Old Quarter between 8:00AM and 8:40AM and start our drive to Halong Bay. 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 harbor, board the boat and begin the cruise on Halong Bay. Relax, enjoy your welcome drink, fill your stomach with the on-board lunch, and check-in at Fantasea Boat, which will be your accommodation for the night as we cruise Halong Bay.

We'll make some stops at the beach and caves for you to swim, take pictures, kayak and discover the beauty of Halong Bay. After enjoying the fun time, we’ll return to the boat and learn how to make spring rolls.
As evening falls, we'll have dinner on the boat and relax. You can even party with the on-board karaoke, squid fishing or just knock back a few drinks on the sundeck. 
Meals: Lunch, Dinner 
Accommodation: Fantasea Boat

Day 2: Halong Bay to Lan Ha Bay
Rise early to enjoy the sunrise before breakfast is served. We’ll be cruising and enjoy the view over Halong Bay beauty.

Around late morning, you will arrive Gia Luan Pier to take another transfer by bus to Catba Town where you will be dropped off at your hotel to check-in and get ready for more activities for this afternoon.

Before afternoon, we'll head to Beo harbor by bus and board on boat to continue to Lan Ha Bay. Your lunch is served on the boat. Once we arrived at Van Boi area, you can go for swim, high jump and kayak. If time permits, we'll also go visit the Monkey Island.

By late afternoon, you’ll get off the boat and take the bus back to your hotel in Cat Ba. Dinner is served at the restaurant of your hotel, and the evening is free for you to enjoy.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Cat Ba Hotel, or similar

Day 3: Halong Bay to Hanoi
Rise early to have breakfast at your hotel before checking out from your room. You'll be picked up by bus for the trip to Cat Ba National Park at 08:00AM, we'll trek for about 1.5 hour through the national park and arrive Gia Luan Pier by late morning. We'll board the boat, relax, enjoy the scenery and have your lunch while cruising along Halong Bay.

We'll arrive the mainland by noon and take the bus back to Hanoi, you'll be dropped off at your hotel or at drop off points in Hanoi's Old Quarter.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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