Interesting itinerary (Halong Bay – Sung Sot cave – Lan Ha – Cat Ba – Nam Cat Island)
Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L, D)
08:00 – 08:30 Pick up by shuttle bus (optional service, old quarter area)
12:00 – 12:15 On arrival at Halong city, you will board your junk and you are warmly welcomed by professional and friendly crew. Check into cabin.
13:00 Enjoy specially prepared lunch while cruising towards thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water, passing by Stone Dog islet, floating fishing village, incense burner islet, fighting cocks islet,
15:00 visit Surprising Cave – the most beautiful one in Halong Bay.
16:00 Kayaking about an hour or more through slide rock cliffs.
17:30 Swimming time, this is great chance to relax in water, jumping, diving, take a back flip, somersault.
18:15 Joint the sunset party on the sundeck in warm and romantic atmosphere, drinking wine, enjoy fresh fruits, listening soft, light music from the sundeck bar..
20:30 Evening activities like singing karaoke, dancing, squid fishing, playing cards or relax at leisure
Day 2: Ha Long Bay – Cat Ba Island (B,L,D)
07:30 Breakfast, fruits, coffee and tea will be served. Continue to cruise further before stop over the pearl farm to sea real pearl cultivated by local fisherman.
09:00 Back to the cruise for check-out.
09:30 Take a local boat to Lan Ha Bay.
11:30 Boat trip to visit Monkey Island (if permitted).
12:00 Back to Nam Cat island for lunch.
13:30-16:00 Free time for kayaking and many activities in Nam Cat island exploring untouched area in Lan Ha Bay or join the trip to Viet Hai village – biking to visit the village in the valley – located in the middle of Catba national park (The trip to Viet Hai village is optional and not included: Extra USD 5/per for entrance fee, boat trip, tour guide, bike and insurance)
14:00 Check-in the bungalow for whom stay here.
16.00 Back to the boat (option to stay in boat in the 2nd night) or hotel in Cat Ba island.
19:00 Buffet dinner at Bungalow, go fishing, relax on the sandy beach, listening to sea wave at very peaceful and quite place.
Day 3: Cat Ba Island – Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
07:20 Breakfast served at bungalow
08:00 Pick-up at Bungalow by boat. (If you stay at the hotel in Cat Ba Town: 07:00 Breakfast at the hotel. 07:30 Pick-up at the hotel by bus back to the boat)
09:30 Get on the cruise to attend the cooking class while cruising back Halong harbor
11:15 Farewell lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor around 12 and get on the bus back to Hanoi
16:30 Transfer you back to your hotel. The tour ends.