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Exploring cave and lagoons by kayak and Viet Hai National Park

Take our 2 day 1 night quick adventure tour. Kayak and explore caves and lagoons on Lan Ha Bay by sea kayak and traditional boat. We spend one night at our private beach in a bungalow with private bath. we meet you at the ferry dock and transfer you to Ben Beo, were we get in the kayaks and set out on the bay to discover coves and quiet beaches. Overnight in bungalow with bath on our private beach. On day two we disembark on Cat Ba and explore the island by mountain bikes or trek in Viet Hai National park.

  • 176$ USD Per person twin min 2 pax
  • 168$ USD Per person twin share 3-10 persons
  • 35$ USD Single Sup
  • 20$ USD Deluxe Room Upgrade

Itinerary

Day 01

7:15 am: Depart from Hanoi to Cat Ba island (by public bus or private transport).

11:30: Arrive at Cat Ba Island where our staff will meet you. A fresh lunch at bungalow and Vietnamese dishes is served, and then we will have a short brief on Cat Ong island. Following the briefing you head out to explore Thung Cave by kayaking and enjoy a walking tour to reach the Sunset beach on island

.There is time for relaxing and swimming before paddling through the scattered islands to our peaceful Bungalow.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in Superior room at Bungalow on beach.

Day 02

8:00am: Today we will explore the beauty of Cat Ba Island, and experience the majesty of Viet Hai National Park. You will explore the traditional floating fisherman’s village, and learn about the unique lifestyle of the residents. You will see their floating houses and fish farm. A cycle ride through the achingly beautiful forests and mountains will bring you to the National Park, which covers 50% of the island. You can choose whether to relax in the village and experience the rural lifestyle, or head out on a two hour trek. This more energetic option will reward you with breath-taking views over Halong Bay, and some stellar photo opportunities. Following lunch we will return you to Ben Beo Pier in time to catch the bus to Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

What’s Included: Kayaking, Meals as listed above, Entrance fees, Guide and superior room at bungalow on a private beach.

Transportation

Hassle Free from Hanoi

Daily express bus from Hanoi to Cat Ba Island

There are two options to get from Hanoi to Cat Ba Island.

1/Express Bus

  • Pick up: At your hotel in Hanoi’s old quarter arounf 07:15-07h30
  • Departure Times:
    Hanoi – Cat Ba 08:00; 10:45; 12:30; 14:30   Cat Ba – Hanoi 07:30; 09:00; 12:30; 16:00
  • Travel time estimate: 3 hour and 30 minutes
  • Cost: $13/person/per way

The express bus to Cat Ba departs Hanoi and you are driven to the ferry dock in Hai Phong where you board the ferry and take the 30 minuet ride to Cat Ba Island. Once there you get on another bus that takes you into Cat Ba Town where we meet you to start your adventure. Book Now

2/ Private transfer

  • Pick up: Flexible schedule
  • Travel time estimate: 3 hour and 30 minutes
  • Cost for private car: Please contact us on WhatsApp: + 84 912 555 208
  • Binh Habour (Hai Phong) – Cat Ba hydrofoil ticket $13/per person/per way.
  • Private car to from Catba to Hai Phong Airport, please cpntact us on WhatsApp: + 84 912 555 208 / 915 063 737
  • Noi Bai Airport pick-up or Drop Off add: $26 US per vehicle.

We would recommend you to let us to book and reserve the ticket to you Please fill out the form below and we will arrange the tickets for you.

Our fleet of sea kayaks

Kayaks have been a traditional form of transport in many marine cultures all over the planet for thousands of years. There is a very good reason for this: these versatile, streamlined little boats are a fantastic way to get about on the water. Our fleet comprises of single and tandem kayaks, well maintained and seaworthy.

Specifications:

  • Recycled Plastic Skimmer single touring kayak. Made in South Africa.
  • Length: 5000mm
  • Beam:600mm
  • Depth: 300mm
  • Ideal single kayak for water-confident paddlers doing day or overnight trips.
  • Adjustable foot operated rudder, (rear seat on doubles).
  • Closed cell foam seat.
  • 02 hatches.
  • Bulkheads.
  • Carry handles.
  • Deck lines and bungees for securing deck items.

Tour Price Includes

Tour Price Includes:

  • Sea Kayaks and all safety equipment
  • All Meals as listed
  • Pick up and car transfer back to Cat Ba Town
  • Overnight in superior bungalow
  • Park entrance fees

Tour Price Excludes:

  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Insurance
  • Transportation from Hanoi
Tripadvisor reviews

“Must Do!”

When you go to Vietnam, you MUST go to the Cat Ba Islands, and when you got to the Cat Ba Islands you must use Blue Swimmer. The islands and majestic waters of Cat Ba are a must when in Vietnam and you won’t meet another operator as professional and helpful as Blue Swimmer. Whatever your needs Blue Swimmers and Mr. Kevin can help you set up multiple activities or itineraries, fit any dietary needs (gluten free, peanut allergy), and help make your trip extra special! Go, use Blue Swimmer, and set back in soak in the views!

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