Cat Ba National Park – Halong Bay – 4D3N

Follow this 4 Days trip, you will explore the UNESCO World Heritage in a different way. This trail allows you to experience a forest which is home to the rare, endangered and ancient Kim Giao trees on the Cat Ba National Park and an overnight cruise on Halong Bay. Be surrounded by stunning views of limestone karsts rising dramatically from the Bay’s deep blue waters. Watch the sun set from the ship’s deck and fall asleep to the gentle sound of waves lapping against the boat. 

Overview

Outlined itinerary:

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Day 2: Hanoi – Cat Ba Island Trekking

Day 3: Cat Ba – Halong Bay

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi & Departure

Itinerary

Day 1
DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL

Upon arrival in Hanoi, be met by our car driver and be transferred to the hotel for check-in. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Notes: The itinerary can be flexible base on the arrival flight schedule; some sites can be visited today to have more time at sites or adding some other sites in the next day (with small surcharge).

Day 2
DAY 2: HANOI - HAI PHONG - CAT BA (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Depart Hanoi and drive 2hrs to Hai Phong, the gateway to Halong Bay. Travel like a local and embark on a 30min via local ferry to Cat Ba Island. A 45min land transfer takes you to Cat Ba National Park. Commence trekking through the park which possesses a unique variety of flora and fauna. Trek 6km (4mi) to Frog Lake to admire the magical landscape of submerged trees. Enjoy a picnic lunch in this serene setting. Continue trekking for another 3km (2mi) to the scenic Viet Hai Village where you can see rice fields, fruit plantations and experience local life. (Please wear appropriate footwear as this section of the trek is slippery due to walking on limestone.) Afterwards, walk around the village for an up-close view. Board a wooden motorboat at Viet Hai Pier for a 1hr cruise to the Beo Pier where you will transfer to your resort for dinner and overnight.
Overnight in Cat Ba
NOTES:
Suggested departure time: 08:30
Tour duration: 07 hours
Lunch time: 13:30
Trekking distance: 9km (6mi)
Grade: Easy

Day 3
DAY 3: CAT BA - HALONG BAY (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Check out of the resort and drive 35mins to Gia Luan Pier where you will board a day boat and cruise approximately 1hr to the Ha Long Pier. Settle on board your main boat to begin a 2 day/1 night cruise through the spectacular Ha Long Bay. This UNESCO World Heritage site boasts a wild beauty of clustered limestone islets and crescent beaches. Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch on board. Afterwards, take an exhilarating kayak trip through the lagoon, have a refreshing swim or simply relax on board and enjoy the
sunset.
Overnight on junk

NOTES:
Suggested departure time: 09:30
Joined boat – private cabin, 2 persons per cabin

Day 4
DAY 4: HA LONG BAY - HANOI (Brunch)

Wake up early and take a position on the upper deck to witness the sun rise over the bay, a cup of hot tea in hand. Early morning is truly a magical time on the bay as the limestone karsts appear all around you in different shapes, sizes and colours. Continue sailing through magnificent Ha Long Bay. Enjoy a brunch on board before arriving at Ha Long City Pier at noon where transportation will be waiting for and drive back to Hanoi or Hai Phong for your onward flight

End of service

Tour price includes:

  • + Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
  • + All private transportation.
  • + Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
  • + Overnight Cruise (Private cabin)
  • + Experienced English speaking guide.
  • + Private boat trip as per tour
  • + Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
  • + All sightseeing tickets.
  • + Tissues and water on coach.
  • + Services charges and government tax.
  • + No extra charge after services confirmation
  • + 24/7 hotline support guaranteed

Tour price excludes:

  • + International flights & Departure taxes if any
  • + Personal expenses, drinks, tips and gratuities
  • + Travel insurance
  • + Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any
  • + Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas or New Year if any
  • + Vietnam visa
  • + Other services not mentioned above.

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Cat Ba National Park – Halong Bay – 4D3N