Wild beaches and crystal waters of Lan Ha Bay 3-day cruise

Cat Ba National Park is Vietnam’s first national park which encompasses both terrestrial and marine ecosystems, including the clear waters of Lan Ha Bay. This private tour with a three-day cruise will take you across the calm waters, past the craggy limestone islets of Lan Ha Bay and into the forests and caves of Cat Ba National Park.

Type of tour: Private
Tour code: HLCB05E
Departure date: Daily
Destination: Lan Ha bay, Cat Ba National Park
Duration: 3 days
Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Hanoi - Cat Ba - Lan Ha Bay
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay
Day 3: Lan Ha bay - Cat Ba - Ha Noi

Day 1
Hanoi - Cat Ba - Lan Ha Bay (L, D)
3-day crusie Lan Ha bay and wild beaches, La Ha bay
You will be collected from your hotel at around 07:00 for the transfer by car from Hanoi to Hai Phong and then by boat from Hai Phong to Cat Ba Island. On arrival in Cat Ba, you will board your private boat to visit the bay. Whilst on board, you can enjoy a freshly prepared seafood lunch. You will then head to Lan Ha Bay, sailing towards isolated islands and cruising through passages inaccessible to larger boats. You will spend the night on board.

Highlights and activities: Lan Ha bay
Accommodation: Wooden sailboat ( A private traditional wooden sailboat with 1 and 2 cabins)
Meals: Lunch, dinner
Day 2
Lan Ha Bay (B, L, D)
3-day crusie Lan Ha bay and wild beaches, private cruise
After a relaxing night floating on the bay, you will wake to the breathtaking view of the sunrise over the bay before getting ready for a morning of kayaking.  Whilst out on the kayaks, you can visit a fishing village where you can discover the life of people on the bay and have the chance to swim and snorkel in the crystal waters. After an adventurous morning, you can enjoy a delicious seafood lunch back on board the boat. After lunch, you can relax on board as the boat cruises from Lan Ha bay to Ha Long where you will visit a fascintating limestone cave and explore the bay. In the middle of the afternoon, you will cruise back Lan Ha Bay and anchor to enjoy another great meal on board. You will spend the night on the boat.

Highlights and activities: Lan Ha bay
Accommodation: Wooden sailboat ( A private traditional wooden sailboat with 1 and 2 cabins)
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 3
Lan Ha bay - Cat Ba - Ha Noi (B, L)
3-day crusie Lan Ha bay and wild beaches, Kayaking
After breakfast, the boat will take you across the bay to visit the remote Three Peaches Beaches where you can swim and snorkel in the amazing coral reefs. You will also visit a fish farm and floating village in Lan Ha Bay to discover this unusual way of life. Whilst enjoying lunch on board, you will return to Cat Ba town where you will board a speedboat for the 1-hour ride back to Hai Phong. A vehicle will be waiting in Hai Phong to drive you back to Hanoi.

Highlights and activities: Cat Ba town
Accommodation: Not included
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

The facts…
We take you to the parts other can't reach!

From July to September, the climate is usually humid and hot.
From October to June brings cooler and more pleasant weather.


Tour Guides
Our experienced and friendly  tour  Guide(s)
They are extremely knowledgeable about local cultures, history and the environment.

More convenience, we would like to offer 2 options:
- Option 1: Private transfer and English speaking guide pick up and off from your hotel in Hanoi
- Option 2: Shuttle bus Hanoi - Cat Ba - Hanoi and local English speaking tour guide at Lan Ha bay
Size of group
Option 1 (USD/ pp)
Option 2 (USD/ pp)
Single Supp’
Tour price includes
Private door-to-door pick-up & -off services.
All private transfer and transportation
Experienced English speaking guide.
Private boat trip
Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
All sightseeing tickets.
No extra charge after confirmation
24/7 hotline support guaranteed

Tour price excludes
Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
Travel insurance
Other services not mentioned above.

What to take
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.
It is essential to bring your passport on this trip. We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat...

Have a good journey!