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Destinations: Cat Ba, Lan Ha Bay
Duration: 2 days & 1 night

Day 1 : Hanoi - Cat Ba Town (N/A)

Picture of Hanoi - Cat Ba Town

Itinerary Details Day 1: Hanoi – Cat Ba Island

Specially designed for the budget and adventurous traveller and the only one that combines a beautiful trekking on Cat Ba Island with a full day cruising and kayaking in Lan Ha Bay, a more remote, beautiful and less touristy area of Halong Bay.

Some of the highlights of this Cat Ba Combo package:

  • 2-way comfortable transportation from Hanoi to Cat Ba and visa versa.
  • Full day cruising through Lan Ha Bay, a remote, beautiful and less touristy part of Halong Bay.
  • Non-touristic kayaking to explore hidden overhanging cave and lagoons, home to many birds and monkeys.

For the transfer from Hanoi to Cat Ba Town you have the option for 3 departure times:

  • Pick up in between 700-730 and arrive in Cat Ba town at around 1130
  • Pick up in between 1030-1100 and arrive in Cat Ba town at around 1500
  • Pick up in between 1330-1400 and arrive in Cat Ba town at around 1800

On arrival in Cat Ba Town you’ll have free time to explore the city or the island and Cat Ba National Park.


Transportation: A/C transportation from Hanoi to Cat Ba Town

Meals: N/A

Guide: English-speaking guide

Accommodation: N/A


Day 2 : Lan Ha Bay Cruise (Lunch)

Picture of Lan Ha Bay Cruise

Itinerary Details Day 2: Lan Ha Bay Discovery

8.00 Pick up from your hotels around Cat Ba Town. Departure to Beo Dock

8.15 Get on the boat. Passing through the floating fishing village, Monkey Island (We don't stop at Monkey Island), cruising through Lan Ha Bay to enjoy the beauty of hundreds of limestone islands.

10.10 Arriving at kayaking area for doing one and a half hours paddling through Bat Cave, Dark Cave, Monkey Cave and Bright Cave to explore the beauty in hidden lagoons.

11.45 Back to the boat and spend one hour and 20 minutes on cruising around Ha Long center before dropping the anchor in a very calm lagoon to enjoy lunch on boat.

14.30 Continue swimming or free kayaking

16.00 Start going back

17.10 The boat trip finishes, bus take you back to Cat Ba central


Transportation: Transfers and cruise

Meals: Lunch

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: N/A

Day 3 : Cat Ba - Hanoi (N/A)

Picture of Cat Ba - Hanoi

Itinerary Details Day 3: Cat Ba Island – Hanoi


On your requested time we will pick you up from your accommodation in Cat Ba Town and transfer you back to Hanoi.

For the transfer from Cat Ba Town to Hanoi you have the option for 3 departure times:

  • Pick up in between 8-830 and arrive in Hanoi at around 1215
  • Pick up in between 1130-1200 and arrive in Hanoi at around 1545
  • Pick up in between 1430-1500 and arrive in Hanoi at around 1900


Transportation: A/C transportation

Meals: N/A

Guide: English speaking guide

Accommodation: N/A

What’s included in the tour?

  • Transfer from Hanoi to Cat Ba Island and return by A/C transportation
  • All entrance tickets to sites indicated in itinerary
  • Lunch on cruising day
  • English speaking guide

What’s excluded?

  • Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • All not indicated in our itinerary 

What do I need to bring?

  • Booking Invoice confirmation from us
  • Your passport with valid Vietnamese visa
  • Cash for personal expense (Vietnamese Dong or USD)

Dietary or special food request 

In order to take care of your special food requests we would like you to inform us by email in advance. 

Get Up And Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!

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