Cat Ba Island is situated in Ha Long Bay, 50 km to the east of Hai Phong City, in Northern Vietnam. It is the largest of 366 islands in the Cat Ba Archipelago, and has a surface area of about 140 square km. The Cat Ba Archipelago shares the distinctive rugged appearance and scenic beauty of the Ha Long Bay Area that was declared a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site, in 1994. Cat Ba Island also has coral terraces, sandy beaches, freshwater wetland areas, tidal flats, mangrove forests and willow swamp. Spectacular scenery and a high diversity of landscapes make Cat Ba a special place and it has become a main destination for national and international tourists.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Your Hotel in Ha Noi (Hanoi Old Quarter)|
|DEPARTURE TIME||7:45 AM|
|TRANSPORTATION||A/C Car /Minivan|
|DURATION||3 days 2 nights (1 night at Ha Long Cruise, 1 night at Ha Long Hotel )|
DAY 1: Ha Noi – Cat Ba Island (L, D)
7.45 – 8.15: Pick up at your hotel around Old Quarter and then departure for Cat Ba on Hanoi – Hai Phong highway
10.15: Arrive at Got station, take an Express boat to Cat Ba Island
10.45: Transfer to Cat Ba town by bus
11.30: Have lunch and check in hotel. Afternoon, free time to relax and swimming at Cat Co beach 1,2,3
19.00: Have dinner. Free time to relax and overnight at Cat Ba hotel.
DAY 2: Lan Ha Bay (B, L, D)
6.45: Breakfast will be served at your hotel.Then our bus will pick you up at your hotel to Beo Dock
8.00: Check in boat. Start cruising through Cai Beo fishing village – the largest and the most traditional fishing village in the North of Vietnam, passing Monkey Island (We do not stop at Monkey Island). Then the boat reaches the heart of Lan Ha Bay with thousands of unique shaped karst towels and emerald water.
9.30: Stop at Di San Floating House to visit a family fish farm to see the local’s life, take a photo of the huge “Happy fish” Afterward, the boat continues cruising to the magnificent landscapes before parking at Dau Be Island. Then, discovering the bay on your own way with a double-sharing kayak at Ba Ham Lake, you will explore the beauty of nature in the hidden lagoon with lots of stalactites hang down from the ceiling cave creates strange shapes and sizes. This option depends on the tide level of the bay. Just in case, the tide is too high we will choose another option: Cruising through Cua Van Floating Village, passing Rang Dua Island, Frog Island,…Then go kayaking through Dark Cave, Bright Cave.
12.30: Lunch with seafood and traditional Vietnamese food will be served while the boat keeps cruising. After lunch, our captain will choose the best area to anchor. You will have time to relax then take part in interesting activities: jumping from the top of the boat or swimming in Ba Trai Dao Beach.
14.30: Start cruising back to the harbor
15.45: Arrive at Dock. Come back to your hotel
19.00: Have dinner and overnight in the hotel.
DAY 3: Cat Ba Nation Park – Trung Trang Cave – Ha Noi (B, L)
7.00: Breakfast will be served at your hotel
8.00: Pick up and departure fot Cat Ba National park, have a short trekking. On the way back, visit the unique cave named “Trung Trang”
11.00: Enjoy lunch. Check out hotel.
12.30: Turn back Hanoi by bus and Express boat.
16.30: Arrive at Hanoi, drop off at your hotel.
Office phone number: +84 (0) 903 88 55 03
Email address: [email protected]
1/ Surcharge 15% will be applied for: 30 April, 1 May, 24 Dec, 31 Dec, 01 Jan & Tet
2/ Free of charge for children under 4 years old sharing bed with parents. 2 adults are allowed only 1 child under 4 years old. The second child charges 75% of the adult (any cost of the baby will be paid by yourself).
3/ From 5 years old to 9 years old charges 75% of adult. Over 9 years old is adult’s rate
4/ Extra of single room : 40 usd/pax
5/ Free of charge for pick up and drop off you around the Old Quarter area. Any different from Old Quarter area will be charged 176.000 vnd/group/ 2 times.