Day 1: Hanoi – Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay (L/D)
07:00 Be picked up at the hotel, heading to Hai Phong City for a hydrofoil boat to the first stop – Cat Ba Island. Cat Ba is the great combination of the forest and the sea that create the most amazing view ever. In addition, “Pearl Island” is the warmest name anyone coming here calls it where the water that is as clear as the white blue sky and thousands of wild islets are integrated.
Cat Ba is famous for its Lan Ha Bay of white stretching beach and green vegetation. Unlike Ha Long, the ideal Lan Ha Bay possesses over 130 small golden, pretty beaches and not much crowded that always appeals tourists to discover its pure gorgeousness. Consequently, most of the visitors love Lan Ha Bay just for the attractiveness of the sands right under the foot islands and the peaceful life of fishing villages situating on the islands. Especially, kayaking along the waterway at Lan Ha Bay would be an incredible experience that anyone should try when they come here. Lan Ha Bay is known as part of Ha Long Bay, and it is truly mind-blowing when you explore lively Dark Cave and Bat Cave that are called based on the shapes of the animals.
Leaving Lan Ha Bay and then you will have free time swimming before a warm dinner and overnight on the sailing junk.
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island
Cat Ba has been known for a long time and has been exploiting as the tourists attraction but it still keeps original exquisiteness thanks to its isolation and the locals here. So on the next day of the tour, just make sure that you have a big delicious breakfast as your day will be busy experiencing Three Tunnel Lagoon and famous Caves for kayaking as well as exploring the mighty scenery of the bay.
Those activities are taken in all morning so lunch will be readily served on Three Peach Island, which is known as a remarkable destination of beautiful beach and crystal water and white sandbank.
After relaxing on the beach, it’s time for you to take part in rock climbing in Thap Nghieng (Moody Beach) for 3 hours and then cruise back before sunset. On this second night, you will spend time taking a deep rest at homestay in Cat Ba Island to have a real experience of local life.
Day 3: Cat Ba Island – Hanoi (B/L)
Here we are on the most fresh and the richest World biosphere reserve in Vietnam, you will start cycling to Cat Ba National Park, then hiking through Kim Giao forest to the top of Ngu Lam Peak where you can see the panoramic view of the island. In details, Cat Ba National Park is the best gene reserve place as it is the special combination of various ecosystems with thousands of rare floras and faunas including species on the verge of extinction. After spending two hours among wild nature and you must feel hungry then it’s time for you to get back to the homestay for a big lunch.
Since there is only one high-speed boat between city center and Cat Ba Island in one day, you will be transferred to the pier for the boat getting back to Hai Phong City before being picked up back to Hanoi on a private car at 17:00.
End of tour.