Venture off the Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay aboard a Private Wooden Junk 3 days 2 nights
Tour code: SOI012
Day 01: Hanoi – Cat Ba – Cha Bau (Lunch and Dinner included)
Pick up from your hotel in the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi. In Hai Phong, take a fast ferry for a quick crossing to Cat Ba Island. Visit of Cat Ba fish market. At Ben Beo harbor, transfer to our Junk with a welcome drink at 12h15. Travel through a floating fishing village. Delicious seafood lunch* and free time to rest while the crew will stop the engine to travel full sails to Ca Cave. Boat-ride to CA tunnel and discover a hidden lake surrounded by cliffs full of monkeys (endangered species). Finally, the Junk will drop the anchor in a remote area far away from the crowded place, in Cha Bau. Dinner and night aboard.
Day 02: Halong - Bai Tu Long - Lan Ha (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
Breakfast aboard. Cruise to Rang Dua and Hon Ngon Tay islet. Back on board to cruise to Lan Ha Bay, the bay where children dragons would have gone down. Seafood lunch will be served in the bay If the weather permits it. Then, cruise to the wonderful beaches of Ba Trai Dao where you could swim at private beach. Dinner and night aboard in Lan Ha bay.
Day 03: Lan Ha – Cat Ba (Breakfast and Brunch included)
Watch the sunrise if the weather makes it possible. Breakfast aboard. Discover the beautiful and charming bay of Lan Ha with its small beaches and its floating villages. Discover Viet Hai village by biking in the Cat Ba National Parc. Socialize with locals. Back on board to cruise to a fish tank in Van Boi. Check-out before 10am. Brunch aboard. Disembarkation at Ben Bao harbor at 11h30. Free time to wander around Catba town. Then take the speed ferry to Hai Phong and go back to Hanoi. End of our service
*Vegetarian meals or else upon request
*If you would like to do a trekking tour (3h30) through Catba national park, we can arrange it on the third day
Duy Long Soft Sleeping Bus
Hai Phong (Cat ba Island) to Sapa or Sapa - Haiphong ( Catba island )
Book your bus to Sapa from Cat Ba Island or Sapa back to Cat Ba Hai Phong City on Duy Long Bus at the best price with instance confirmation - US$ 29/person.
Hoang Long Bus
Departing from Hanoi's Luong Yen bus station, Hoang Long operates an efficient bus-boat-bus combo to Cat Ba Town. A bus takes you to Haiphong, followed by a minibus to nearby Dinh Vu port, then a 40-minute ferry to Cai Vieng Harbour (also known as Phu Long) on Cat Ba Island. From there, another minibus whisks passengers to Cat Ba Town.
Between May and September buses depart Hanoi at 5.20am, 7.20am, 11.20am and 1.20pm, and return from Cat Ba Town at 7.15am, 9.15am, 1.15pm and 3.15pm. From October to April buses leave Hanoi at 7.20am and 11.20am; and depart Cat Ba Town at 9.15am and 1.15pm. The price is around 250.000 VND/pax
If you’re travelling from Hanoi, this is the most hassle-free way.
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