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Very best of Cat Ba and Lan Ha bay 2 days – Private guided tour

Duration: 2 days
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  • Tour location: Cat Ba Island, Lan Ha Bay
  • Departure: 7:30am
  • Tour Duration: 2 days
  • Tour Runs: Minimum 2 persons. Maximum on request

Our specially tailored journey Cat Ba and Lan Ha bay 2 days tour with a day cruise in Lan Ha Bay is not to be missed, which takes you to see the very best that Cat Ba island and Lan Ha Bay has to offer! Heading out of the hustle and bustle of Hanoi city we offer a unique insight into beautiful nature, fascinating t0wering limestone cliffs, islands and local living in Lan Ha Bay. Take in stunning scenery, exhilarating outdoor activities and plenty of photo opportunities.

 The highlight of our Gems of Cat Ba and Lan Ha bay private 2 days trip is to kayak in a hidden lagoon and swim at less touristy beach. Tonight you will be staying in a hotel . Join Hanoi Eco Tour for the trip of a lifetime!

Highlights of Lan Ha Bay 2 days tour

  • Get off the beaten track and away from the traditional tourist hotspots
  • Challenge yourself by soft trekking to conquer Ngu Lam peak of Cat Ba National Park 
  • Swimming in emerald water in Lan Ha bay on untouched beaches
  • See local livings as it goes every day at the floating villages
  • Fill up your photo album with tonnes of great pictures of traditional villages and tiny islands
  • Kayaking amongst unique limestone islands and hidden lagoons. 
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Very best of Cat Ba and Lan Ha bay 2 days – Private guided tour

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Overview Cat Ba and Lan Ha Bay 2 days adventure from Hanoi

Duration: 6 hours (8.30 am to 14.30pm) 
Pick up and drop off: At your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter or any other places 5 kilometres from Hanoi Old Town

Style of Tour: 100% of our tours are PRIVATE which means that you got your own personal experience

Rate: $255 per person (At least 2 people on tour). ($125 per person per day with almost everything inclusive)

If you would like to have an economical price, taking the bus sharing with others: $223 USD per person

Itinerary of Cat Ba and Lan Ha adventure

Day 1 : Hanoi – Cat Ba national park – Trung Trang cave – hidden valleys – Cat Ba 

Included: Lunch, Dinner

8am : Meet our tour guide at your hotel and drive 2 hours via the expressway to Hai Phong city. You’ll see the rustic beauty of rural Vietnam as you go. We stop at Got Pier and take a local ferry for half an hour, then another 10 minutes drive to see a hidden valley that only locals know. The view is amazing, quiet and peaceful to Cat Ba island. 

Having lunch around noontime with simple Vietnamese at the restaurant with Vietnamese food near the national park.

After lunch, start your lovely trek along a small flat paved road and climb the steps

Climb the rough stone steps all the way up, the trail is clear. You will see Ngu Lam peak after 45 minutes hiking to see the panoramic view of the lush green forest of Cat Ba there will be Ngu Lam peak, if you go right, it will be the lookout tower. 

After that, check out the most beautiful cave on Cat Ba island – Trung Trang cave. hike 100 steps to reach its entrance to see stalagmites and stalactites in various shape

 Then head to your hotel for staying overnight. Dinner on your own account

Day 2: Kayaking – Swimming – Hiking Canon Fort – Hanoi

Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Rise this morning to the sounds of nature. Breakfast is  served at the hotel.

8.20 : Our guide meet you at the hotel lobby at your hotel in Cat Ba and take a short drive to Beo pier

8.30 : Embark on a traditional wooden boat, on the way cruise pass by Cai Beo floating village and witness local living. The we will get to Van Boi beach area for kayaking around in hidden corner where less touristy going . our guide will give a safety instruction briefing of using a kayak After that, take a short cruising to Van Boi beach soak up cool water around the beach.

Get back the boat, keep cruising to Three peaches beach area (1 hours). Have lunch on board with seafood. After lunch, you can go swimming, jumping off the boat and kayaking around if you want to. You can also get to one of the beach and hang out there.

Back to the pier around 3.30pm to 4pm. Transfer to the Canon fort. It’s a great lookout point, see the panoramic view of Cat Ba Island and Lan Ha Bay. This is the perfect spot. 

Then get back to Hanoi in three and a half hour (drive + ferry crossing + drive). Arrive Hanoi around 7.45pm. Tour ends.

** Please be aware that due to the nature of this particular trip that the itinerary may need to be amended at short or no notice. 

If you are vegetarian or food allergy, please inform us in advance to prepare food for you

If you do not like kayaking and swimming, we can take you to an island for cycling or take a golf cart ride instead. Please inform us for fully customized Cat Ba itinerary which suits your taste 


  • Local fishing boat and stops
  • Accommodation for one night at a local family home
  • 02 lunches, 01 dinner
  • , 01 breakfast
  • Experienced English speaking guide, local guide for trekking in the national park
  • Private transfer during the trip
  • Golf cart ride from the village to the local quay
  • All necessary insurances, local taxes, and service fees
  • Entry to attractions
  • Kayaking

Not included

  • Airfares, visas and associated preparations for arrival in Vietnam
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks and tobacco products
  • Tips and additional expenses
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