2days - 1night Explorers
What a great combination!
This trip covers almost every beautiful and quiet corners of the island with a wide range of activities (cruise, kayak, snorkelling, hiking, cycling, caving, overnight on bay)
Focus on people who want to see the whole of the island in one trip. It brings you a chance to discover the Cat Ba Island naturally and traditionally by both land and sea!
Private cabin for 2 people at night
Night kayak for glowing plankton
Cruise through Lan Ha Bay, Southern Ha Long bay and Dau Be island
Cycling, hiking, caving
Natural fish massage
1 free bottle of wine (for a group of 2-3)
Viewpoints on Navy tower and Monkey island
Less touristic destinations only
Including: Kayaks, lunch, dry-bag, sightseeing fee, tourist guide, snorkeling mask, transports, bicycle.
Excluding:: Drinks and personal expense
WHY SHOULD WE DO THIS OVER 2 DAY BOAT CRUISE
Focusing on people who want to see all the island in one trip. It covers almost every beautiful and quiet corners on the island with a wide range of activities (cruising, kayak, snorkelling, hiking, cycling, caving, overnight on bay)
WHAT IF I CAN'T SWIM?
No worries. We have PFDs (Personal Flotation Devices) on board. Also, you'll be provided with a life jacket while kayaking.
DO YOU HAVE DRY BAGS?
Yes, we do. We provide enough dry bags large enough to put your stuff. However, they are splash proof and not 100% waterproof so we suggest waterproofing your cameras or any gadget you might have.
CAN I GO BACK EARLIER TO CATCH THE LAST BUS TO HA NOI?
Absolutely. The second day will be very small group so you can come back earlier as you wish.
WHERE DO WE SLEEP?
We have 2 private cabins and boat, 2 pax each cabin. We can also provide you an extra matress if you want to fit more people on your trip. In a warm day, we also courage customers to sleep on the top deck under the stars.
ARE WE GOING TO CRUISE THROUGH HA LONG BAY?
Yes. We will cruise through REAL southern Ha Long Bay, sightseeing different islands and islets, as well as Hang Trai and Dau Be island where are the most natural and less touristic areas since it 4hrs by boat away from both Ha Long city and Cat Ba town
First day: Boat trip + Overnight
8h10: Pick up at the Office.
8h30: Boat cruises off Lan Ha bay, passing by Cai Beo fishing village and thousands of karst towels with many unique shapes.
10h00: Kayak through hidden lagoons, tunnels, and archways: K.A cave and Bats cave.
12h00: Boat drops the anchor at Ong Cam islet for sumptuous traditional Vietnamese lunch. Free time to relax, swim, jump off the boat lounge on the deck, socials, etc.
13h00: Boat will continue cruising, sightseeing the Southern Halong Bay and Dau Be Island which is the most beautiful and wildest area in Ha Long bay (according to many customers). We pass by Vong Vieng fishing village, Le virgin cave and The Kite arch.
14h00: Swim and relax at Ba Trai Dao Beach; discover temple beach, more lagoons and arches before stopping at one of the most beautiful beach on the bay to snorkel or find a secret oasis by kayak
16h00: Check in at overnight boat, Afterwards, a traditional Vietnamese dinner under stars on the deck of the boat, then enjoy the rest of the evening by swimming with the bioluminescent plankton that fills the bay.
Next day: Sunrise is around 6am and Breakfast at around 7h30 then the boat will travel to Viet Hai habour
9h00: Take a bicycle and follow a 10km path cross the hills, forest and tunnel to visit Viet Hai village, which is one of the oldest local communities in Cat Ba Island. From there, we hike to te antena towel, caves before stopping at a small lake for fish masage.
12h30: Lunch at a local restaurant with many Vietnamese dishes.
15h00: Boat drops the anchor at Monkey Island. A short hike to the top of the island where you will be rewarded with a spectacular view of the whole bay and a stunning sunset.
16h00: Enjoy another pleasant boat trip back to the harbor then van drops you off in the office at around 16h00