Ha Long bay is recognized as World Natural Heritage by UNESCO (1994, 2000) and as one of New 7 Natural Wonders of the World (2011), an example of a Karsts landscapes created by a complex chain of millions of years of geological movements. If visitors love to enjoy most of the time in the beach, visitors can stay the second night in Bungalow. That is the place, visitors can lie down to adore the night life in the sand, cool down with the wind and listen to the sound of the Island.
DAY 1: HANOI- HALONG (L/D)
7:45- 8:30: Pick-up at hotel and start the trip of 3.5 hours to Halong Bay with a 20 minute- short break on half way.
12:30- 13:00: Embark on Boat after check-in procedure at the pier and enjoy welcome drink.
13:00- 14:00: Lunch be served while cruising among wonderful limestone islands…
14:00- 15:00: Visiting Sung Sot Cave
15:00: Boat moves to Luon Cave area for kayaking and swimming. Hiking Titop island if the time permited, take photos.
17:30: Return to the Cruise, relaxing….
19:30: Dinner is served.
20:00: Evening entertainment options: Squid fishing, karaoke, board games, movies or star gazing on the upper deck. Over night on boat.
DAY 2: HALONG – CATBA (B/L/D):
7.00: Rise early for another chance to swim or rise later and have breakfast at your leisure.
9.15: The boat will drop guests off at Gia Luan pier on Cat Ba island in the morning and a bus will take you to Cat Ba National park for some hiking or cycling.
12.15: After the excursion, guests will head towards Cat Ba city to have lunch at the hotel on Cat Ba Island.
13.15: Check in room, take a shower, free time
14:15: Bus and boat will take you for a visiting trip to Monkey Island and swimming at Monkey Island beach. (If possible) If not possible because of the weather: Free time for biking, shopping or swimming at Cat Co beaches (15 minutes walk from your hotel)
18:30: Dinner is served at the hotel.
20:00: Free time to enjoy the night life on Cat Ba Island
DAY 3: CAT BA – HALONG – HANOI (B/L)
7:00- 8:00: Check out room, breakfast.
8:00- 9:00: Bus back to Gia Luan pier.
9:00-12:00: Boat trip back to Halong pier, admire the other side of Halong picturesqure beauty. Lunch will be served on the boat on the way back to Halong harbor.
12:30-16:30: Return to Halong harbor for Hanoi with a short break on the way, be dropped off at your hotel in the Old Quarter.
Note: It is an additional $20 (USD)/ night for single room on the boat/hotel
Buses and drivers
English-speaking tour guide
Halong bay registration; Boat cruise
Clean air-conditioned rooms with private washrooms on boat (first night)
Two water bottles per room on the boat
Meals (3 lunches, 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts)
Cave entry fee
Kayaks or Bicycles
Cat Ba National Park entry fee
Clean air-conditioned rooms with private washroom in hotel (second night).
Additional personal expense