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Kayaking in Cat Ba Island

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Day 1.

7:00 am: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi for journey to Hai Phong city the largest harbor in Red River Delta.The bus ridding on the highway also bring you a good view of rice field and local village.

10:00 am: Arrive in Dinh Vu harbor and aboard speed boat to Cat Ba island.Following speed boat is the lovely ride of 25 minutes to Cai Vieng belonging to Cat Ba which mostly giving you the sea view and jungle smell of Cat Ba National Park.

11:20am: Arrive at Cat Ba Island where our staff will meet you.Traditional, fresh dishes are served for lunch, then we will give you a quick briefing so you know what to expect from the day ahead.We will spend the afternoon visiting the floating fisherman’s village, where many fishermen and their families live and work.  Following this we will paddle gently through the incredible scenery to the Eco Bungalow on a private island, where you can check in to your own private bungalow.There is plenty of time for swimming or relaxing and drinking in the views on the way.

Day 2 :

8:30am: After feeding you well at breakfast time we will take you out for a day of kayaking.  This is enough time to really explore some of the breath-taking islets and caves, and totally immerse yourself in the peace and tranquility.  We will have lunch at Three Peaches Island (famous for crystal waters and natural beaches), and visit Three Tunnels Lagoon and Cave.  We will also see temples, floating farms, and secluded lagoons.  After this action-packed day we will head back to the anchor site in Lan Ha bay for staying overnight aboard Junk.  Dinner served on board.

Day 3:

8:30am:Today we will explore the beauty of Cat Ba Island, and experience the majesty of Viet Hai National Park.A cycle ride through the achingly beautiful forests and mountains will bring you to the National Park, which covers 50% of the island.  You can choose whether to relax in the village and experience the rural lifestyle, or head out on a two hour trek.  This more energetic option will reward you with breath-taking views over Halong Bay, and some stellar photo opportunities.Following lunch we will return you to Bungalow on beach.check in,shower and enjoy the set barbecue dinner outdoor


08h:30am: After breakfast, optional to

1:Kayaking to Monkey island and Fishing village ,swimming.

2:Water taxi pick up and transfer back to Ben Beo pier then our Van pick up and transfer centrer of Cat Ba National park to visit Quan Y cave which used to be hospital during American war and hiking to Ngu Lam peak to take the jungle view panorama picture

12h:00: Having Vietnamese cuisine lunch at restaurant in town before take the bus back to Hanoi. Trip ends around 19:00 pm.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the only thing we booked in advance on our trip to Vietnam and it was more than worth it! We took a 4 days and 3 nights booking, They made sure we got picked up in Hanoi with the bus, then they booked...More

Date of experience: July 2019
3  Thank MilanG125
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a three day two day kayak trip with Cat Ba Kayaking Adventures and had an absolute ball. This was made by the excellence of our guide Truong and the smooth organisation from the whole team. It made bus trips, boat connections and all...More

Date of experience: July 2019
3  Thank Spinifex13
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