Highlights of tour:
Explore a truly unique experience in “Lan Ha bay”, an untouched part of Halong bay on our traditional wooden style boat. We will take you off the beaten roads cruise in the 3 bays far away from classic itinerary and boats. Enjoy a unique experience, discover our traditional wooden junk in your custom cruise and embark on your private and charming junk; intimate atmosphere for couples, family or friends; ideal for those in search of authenticity and eager to be in touch with local people. Enjoy exquisite cuisine on board with the ability to tailor a menu to each plan.
Day 1: Hanoï – Hai Phong – Cat Ba Island (L,D)
Early pick up at your hotel, we then head to North-Est, Hai Phong city (3hrs). Upon arrival, we catch a hydrofoil boat and transfer to Cat Ba Island (1hr). We embark then on our private junk; welcome drink and you start immediately your wonderful cruise in the heart of Lan Ha Bay. We sail toward “Ba Trai Dao” area for your kayaking and swimming. Have Lunch on board while the junk goes ahead to “Dau Be” area through fascinating rock formations. Strolling on “Cong Dong-Cong Tay” island and visit their local village situated between the mountains and sea. Dinner and stay overnight on board.
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay (B,L,D)
Enjoy the sunrise among the fresh air of the bay; breakfast will be served up in open air while the cruise continue toward Hang Ca passing through limestone islets. Upon arrival, discover the “Hang Ca” cave by kayak or paddle boat (up to your choice). After that we visit a fishing village and their local community before coming back to the junk. Dinner and stay overnight on board.
Day 3: Cat Ba Island – Hai Phong – Hanoï (B,L)
Enjoy your sunrise breakfast on board, and the junk continues to sail into the bay among beautiful rock islet with different formations. Time for your last swimming and lunch on board before disembark around noon. Head to the national park and enjoy a leisurely walk until the hilltop and a panoramic view over the bay. Transfer to the harbor and take a hydrofoil to Hai Phong. You’ll meet again your driver and drive back to Hanoi.
The cabins on board are comfortable, clean, air-conditioned, and outfitted with its own and hot shower. This is a private cruise. Our junks includes of 5 boats (1,2,3 and 4 cabins), idyllic for a small group between friends or in family. Although our program is suggested, we remain at your disposal to tailor made your tour and/or your extensions on Cat Ba Island for sightseeing, special events as unique experience.