4-Day Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay Kayaking Tour from Hanoi

4-Day Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay Kayaking Tour from Hanoi.

Itinerary

DAY 1: HANOI - HALONG BAY - HALONG BAY KAYAKING

Leave Hanoi for Halong Bay. After 3.5 hours drive, we will arrive Halong City we board a junk for a fine seafood lunch and a short cruise to Thien Cung Cave. After a short exploration of the cave we start our kayaking time paddling through an amazing area of limestone islets. We will pass a floating village to reach Luon Cave, which is a tunnel thrusting through a mountain. Paddling through the tunnel to explore a beautiful secluded lagoon. We will meet the junk in front of the cave. Aboard the junk for dinner and overnight.

DAY 2: HALONG BAY KAYAKING

After breakfast we start paddling to Van Chai Floating village and then continue paddling to Dark Cave. Tide permitting, we explore this amazing cave by kayak. The cave is a 200m long, dark tunnel thrusting through a limestone mountain. The tunnel is the only entry to a secluded and beautiful lagoon. Lunch on support boat in front of the cave. After lunch we paddle to Ba Trai Dao Lagoon, along a stunning and fairly rough sea channel, to explore its beautiful beaches. Continue paddling to Lan Ha Bay, which is smaller than Halong Bay but much more interesting with lots of secluded beaches. Cruise back to Halong Bay for dinner and overnight on mother boat.

DAY 3: HALONG BAY - LAN HA BAY KAYAKING

Breakfast on boat. Transferred by support boat to Lan Ha Bay, where we start paddling across a wide sea channel to reach Dau Be Island, which has a small fishing settlement. To the western side of the island is Ho Ba Ham (Three Tunnel Lake), a deep grotto with three inland "lakes. The grotto is accessible only at low tide by kayak. There are beautiful beaches around, where we could stop for swimming. Optional paddling around the island. Lunch on support boat. In the afternoon we take a short transfer by support boat to Cat Ba Island. Overnight on Cat Ba Island.

DAY 3: LAN HA BAY - CAT BA ISLAND - HANOI

Breakfast in the morning and free at leisure. In the afternoon, we take hydrofoil to Hai Phong City. We meet our bus in Hai Phong and transfer back to Hanoi. End trip.

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