This 2 day tour is combination of Halong bay and Lan Ha bay and ended in Cat Ba Island. In this 3-star tour, you will be able to the main attractions of Halong bay, do kayaking, swimming in Lan Ha bay or visit pearl farm.
DAY 1: HANOI/HAI PHONG – HALONG BAY (lunch, dinner)
From Hanoi: 7h45-8h15: We will pick you up at the hotel.
From Hai Phong: 10h-10h30: We will pick you up at hotel or anywhere in Hai Phong (Airport pick up also available).
12h00 – 12h30: Embark, enjoy welcome-drink. Check in the cabin.
13h15: Enjoy lunch with sampling regional fresh seafood while cruising on exquisite water, passing Incense Burner rock, Fighting Cock rock, Stone Dog rock…
15h00-16h30: Do kayaking through the magnificent landscape with Limestone Mountains
or just relaxing on the sun-deck for fantastic views at Ba Hang Fishing Village, Titop Island
Back to Cruises to fresh and then participate in 01 out of 2 options:
– Option 1 : Photo hunting at Trinh Nu cave and Bo Nau Cave
– Option 2 : Visit Pearl Farm to witness the whole process to make a valuable pearl and expensive jewelry from the first step of growing and harvesting pearl from Halong Bay
Back to Lavender Cruises and join sunset party
Join our Cooking Class at the restaurant. Let’s see how to make the fresh,fried spring rolls and mix fish-sauce.
Pass by Soi Sim Beach, “Rang Dua” Island to sleeping area near Surprising cave.
19h30: Under the magnificent night sky, our set-menu dinner is served with a variety of Vietnamese and Asian foods.
- Join squid fishing on boat with our crews. You can enjoy the squid cooked with assistance from our chef, Playing card, karaoke…
- Or Laze yourself with our happy-hour drinks at the bar.
DAY 2: HA LONG – LAN HA BAY – CAT BA ISLAND
06h15: Tai Chi on the Sun deck.
07h15: Have breakfast with Coffee, tea and Bakeries on board.
08h00: Visit the Sung Sot cave discovered by the French in 1901. Opened for tourists since 1936, now it is a must see and a symbol for geology value of Halong.
09h30: Check out time. Then move to daily boat to Viet Hai Village. Stop at Viet Hai harbor. Enjoy 5km Cycling ride through wonderful jungle to Viet Hai village.
12h30: Do cycling 5 km back to the harbor again. Enjoy lunch onboard in Lan Ha bay.
14h00: Kayaking or swimming at Lan Ha Bay (Van Boi beach area).
15h30: Arrive Beo harbor for a bus drive to Cat Ba town.
Options for Extra services:
- Hotel reservation: 3, 4 star
- Day tour to explore island: http://haiphongtours.net/cat-ba-island-adventure-1-day-1-night
In the last day, it’s easy to catch Hydrofoil to Binh harbor in Hai Phong and taxi to Cat Bi international airport.
(Hydrofoil departure time: 8:00, 10:00, 14:00, 16:00)
- 1 way transfer Hanoi/Hai Phong – Halong
- English Speaking Guide
- Welcome drink, cold handkerchief
- All meals as mentioned
- Cooking demonstration
- Entrance and sightseeing fees
- Fishing equipment, movie, exciting games
- Fruits and local green tea
- 2 bottles of mineral water in room
- Onboard insurance