Day Tour from $ 29 | Join-in Group | Included Classic Sails + Transfer + Lunch + Kayaking + All Entrance fees + English speaking tour guide
Nestled on the periphery of Vietnam’s fabulous Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba Island is the largest island in Halong Bay. About half of it is a dedicated national park, home to both marine life and mammals, including the endangered Cat Ba langur (also known as the golden-headed langur), civet cats and Oriental giant squirrels. Time is spent to go through rock archways and hidden tunnels to discover the natural beauty of the lagoons. Soak up the sun, take in the stunning views, enjoying squirrel dancing and monkey playing. Our kayak trips get you to places that most people will never see, at which you can enjoy swimming or snorkeling around secluded sandy beaches.
We depart daily from Cat Ba Island. Pick up point at the office in Cat Ba Island or hotel in Cat Ba center.
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- Cát Bà Island
- Lan Ha Bay
- Hạ Long Bay
This day tour will take you passing out Monkey Island, go through floating fishing village, visit Ha Long Bay & Lan Ha Bay.
Do kayaking through Bat Cave, Dark Cave, Bright Cave & Monkey Cave. Travel around the less touristy area, enjoy amazing landscape of Ha Long Bay. Visit the biggest fish farm in the bay.
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PICK UP: MEETING AND PICK UP FROM CAT BA VISION OFFICE
7.45: - Meeting at CAT BA VISION OFFICE(No 190-1/4STREET - CAT BA TOWN)
8.00: - Get on the bus to transfer to BEO DOCK( Just 5m away from the office)
8.10: - Get on the boat and start the cruise by going through the floating fishing village named BEO, passing out Monkey Island(We don't stop at Monkey island because this is a very big touristic are of Vietnamese tourists and the Makat monkey that are living on the island are very aggressive. They usually attack tourists by group), keep cruising around Lan Ha Bay to enjoy hundreds of amazing landscapes of limestone islands.
9.20: - Stop to visit the biggest fishing farm (Spending 20 to 25 minutes to walk around the farm for hunting some pictures of the fishes or discovering how do Vietnamese fishermen support their lives)
9.50: - Continue the trip by passing out the Buddha island before crossing the border to get out of Lan Ha Bay to be in Ha Long Bay. After being in Ha Long Bay, the boat keeps cruising around less touristic parts nearby BAI TU LONG Bay. From which, you can take so many beautiful pictures. Then the boat will anchor in a quiet lagoon to have lunch.
11.30: - Vietnamese food, seafood and vegetarians food lunch will be served on the boat. After having lunch, participants have time to relax themselves by taking part in jumping, swimming or taking pictures with the surrounding landscapes (You won't see any other boats stopping or moving around).
12.45: - Pull the anchor out of water to move to HANG CA area for kayaking. Spending(1.5 hours to 2 hours) on kayaking through DARK CAVE-BAT CAVE-BRIGHT CAVE and MONKEY CAVE to explore the beauty of the nature in hidden lagoons, enjoy bird-watching, squirrel dancing and monkey-jumping. After that, you will continue snorkelling to the area named BA TRAI DAO (Three Peaches).
15.00: - Arrive at BA TRAI DAO:
*Stopping at secluded sandy beach that separated from other groups to go swimming-do snorkeling
*Snorkel gears will be provided by our tourist guide
16.00: - Enjoy sunset from the top deck on the way going back. The boat will reach the harbor around 5.20 PM. Our bus will pick you up and back to our office(Anyone stay far away from Cat Ba Town will be dropped at the hotel)
17.30: - The boat trip finishes.
What’s included?Dietary or special food request
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- Pick up from office at No 190, 1/4 Street, Cat Ba, Hai Phong
- English speaking guide for the duration of the trip
- Vietnamese Lunch
- Bottled of water per person
- All entree fees
- All indicated in our itinerary
- Beverages and travel insurance
- Tips and personal expenses
- All not indicated in our itinerary
What do I need to bring?
- Booking or Service Ticket confirmation from us
- Cash for personal expense (Vietnamese Dong or USD)
What do I need to know?
During the period November to March, it is advisable to pack rainwear and warm clothing, your camera and lots of batteries.
During the period April to November it is advisable to a pack light rainwear. Furthermore, bring your camera and lots of batteries. A wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses and other sun protection is advisable.
How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or soft overnight bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage or at our booking office.....
Friends Travel is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!