Authentic Sailing Junk

3 Days 2 Nights: Cruise - Kayak - Bike overnight on junk

Cruise and explore the bay by junk, kayak and Biking on Cat Ba Island.

Take our 3 Day 2 night custom cruise. Kayak, trek or mountain bike and explore caves on Ha Long Bay by sea kayak and sailing junk. We meet you at the ferry dock and transfer you to Ben Beo Pier, were we get in the kayaks and set out on the bay to discover coves and quiet beaches. We make our way to pearl farms and fish farms and take in nature on the charming bay. Overnight on the junk and enjoy fresh seafood dinner. On day 3 we disembark on Cat Ba Island and explore by mountain bike or trekking in Viet Hai National Park and village.

  • 497$ USD Per person twin share, min 2 pax.
  • 468$ USD Per person twin share, min 3-10 pax.
  • 90$ USD Single Sup.

Itinerary

Day 01

7:00 am: Depart from Hanoi(by bus or private transport) to Cat Ba Island.

11:30am: Arrive at Cat Ba Island where our staff will meet you. After a delicious welcome lunch we will take you to Ben Beo Pier. Following a short introduction you will board a traditional Junk and cruise in style around the unique floating villages, home to many families. You will kayak through the beautiful scenery of the bay, and, tide permitting; will be able to paddle right into Dark Cave and Bat Cave.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Overnight in Private cabin on Junk.

Day 02

8:30am: After breakfast you cruise to Quay To Lagoon and Cave for some more kayaking, you will want to see more and more of the incredible seascapes ! Have lunch on Three Peaches Island which is famous for crystal waters and natural beaches.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Overnight in Private cabin on Junk.

Day 03

8:30am: After breakfast you will experience the beautiful scenery of CatBa Island as you cycle to Viet Hai National Park & village. When you arrive you have the option of walking around and enjoying village life or taking a two hour hike up into the stunning National Park for some great panoramic views and photograph opportunities of Ha Long bay.

Following lunch you take the Cycling back to the pier then heading to Ben Beo to catch the Transport back to Hanoi (Public Bus or Private Transport).

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Including: Kayaking, Meals as listed above, Entrance fees,Fresh water supported during the day, Guide, Bike and Overnight in Private cabin on Junk.

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 Shuttle Bus

  • Pick up: At your hotel in Hanoi’s old quarter 6:00
  • Departure Times:
    Hanoi – Cat Ba 7:00 & 14:00   Cat Ba – Hanoi 9:00 & 16:00
  • Travel time estimate: 3 hour and 30 minutes
  • Cost: 368000VND/person/per way. Includes Hai Phong – Cat Ba ferry tickets

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: Please contact us for more details through our 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
  • motorbike pick up and car transfer back to Cat Ba Town
  • Overnight in superior bungalow
  • Park entrance fee

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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