This package is an introduction to Hanoi, Halong Bay and Cat Ba Island. Actively experience the charming chaos of Hanoi, relaxing waters of Halong Bay and kayaking adventure in Lan Ha Bay of Cat Ba National Park.
We start right from the airport pick up upon your arrival, and then followed by a deep Hanoi city tour on the next day. You will then leave the hustle city behind and travel to the famous Halong Bay on the third day, our traditional wooden boat – Halong Phoenix Cruiser will cruise you out to the centre of World Heritage Site. An overnight stay brings you truly experience the beautiful waters of our Tonkin Golf. Keep going with the good works, we travel further down South toward Lan Ha Bay – away from crowed area for your paddling and relaxing day. End up your adventure day at an eco lodge in Cat Ba, a step to your visit to Cat Ba National Park on the last day before heading back to Hanoi.
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
You will be picked up at NoiBai Airport upon on your arrival and transferred to your hotel in the city centre. You are then free for refreshment.
Overnight at your hotel
Day 2: Hanoi Images (B, L)
Be picked up at your hotel at 8h00 then drive to following sites:
Tran Quoc Pagoda (means “Stabilizing the Nation”), the oldest pagoda constructed in the sixth century during the reign of Emperor Ly Nam De.
|Pm:||Lunch at a traditional Vietnamese restaurant. Our walking journey starts from a historic temple of the ancient Thang Long Kingdom (Den Bach Ma), it would be a bit noisy and hectic, but the walking route will show you all best thing the Old Quarter has to offer. You will explore a maze of hustle and bustle streets with a hotchpotch of architecture - traditional tube houses, religious buildings, artisans’ workshops, colonial houses and modern concrete edifices. |
Finally, treat yourself a coffee at traditional house in 11 Hang Gai Street for a panoramic view of the famous HoanKiem Lake before walking back to your hotel.
Overnight at your hotel
Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (L, D)
Be picked up at your hotel from 8h00 (we may do several pick-ups) for 3.5 hours bus ride through the country side of the Red River Delta to Ha Long City. Upon arrival, aboard Halong Phoenix Cruiser, fresh seafood lunch (vegetable menu available) would be served while the boat is creeping out.
|Pm:||A short tender ride from your boat in the middle of the bay to an island for the famous Surprising (Sung Sot) Cave, followed by another island visit (Titop Island) and swimming on its sandy beach. As the sun sets over the anchorage area, it is your own time to lean back on our well designed deck with your favorite drink. Dinner will be served with typically local seafood.|
Overnight on boat
Day 4: Ha Long – Cat Ba Island (B, L, D)
Morning breath taking in the serene Heritage Site then breakfast before leaving Halong Phoenix Cruiser for an active day on another site of the bay. A local support boat will take us to a sleepy water area of Cat Ba National Park, where you grab the paddle and make your own strokes to discover parts of Lan Ha Bay. It is your time to go exploring labyrinth of limestone cliffs that rise out of the sea, paddle through floating houses and deserted lagoons and wild sandy beaches from our sleek ocean kayaks.
Lunch (BBQ lunch on beach is at tidal permission) on boat, relax and swim from your own private beach. More kayaking to other parts of the bay, by now you are pro kayakers, seeing other amazing limestone karts formations from the water up close and personal, in ways many people can only imagine!
Day 5: Cat Ba Island – Hai Phong – Hanoi (B, L)
After your breakfast, options arise to:- Relax and do some reading at the lodge
- Rent a motorbike (at your expense) from the lodge and drive to see the town
- Stick to our original itinerary: be guided to hike Cat Ba National Park (2 hours hiking) after a short bus ride from the lodge. Physical reward and magnificent view!
|Pm:||We (we can help you either extend 1 more night or book an extra nightin Hanoi for this day)take a hydrofoil boat ride from CaiVieng Pier to Hai Phong City, and then 2 more hours drive back to Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel around 17h00.|
Price per person in USD
3 to 6 persons
01 Oct-30 Apr
01 May-30 Sep
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This is the open – suggested package. To extend your trip and enjoy further great time in Vietnam & Indochina, please kindly contact us: email@example.com, the professional consultants will be available.