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Lan Ha 2 Day, 1 Night Cruise: Visit Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay with Kayaking

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    What to Expect


    Pass By: Hoan Kiem Lake Walking Street, Around Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam
    Pick up in the morning around Hanoi old quarter (optional)

    Stop At: Cat Ba Island, Cat Ba 180000 Vietnam
    Check-in onboard from Cat Ba island habour at the noon time (Free)
    - The cruise Escape crowded by difference way to sightseeing Ha Long Bay, you can view some special islet: Cap Bai island, Ngon Tay island (Finger islet…)

    PM: Kayaking - Swimming, Snorkling in Lan Ha Bay
    - 14h00: Boat stop at Dark cave and Bright cave (hang Sang, Toi) then on each 2-seat kayak with paddle you will rowing through narrow lanes of the Kart mountains to come inside the cave. This is the are “King Kong” movie was shot casting.
    - 15h30: After kayaking time, we transfer you to the quiet beach in Lan Ha Bay to swimming and snorkeling and see Corals or relaxing lying on sand. (our highlight of this day).
    - 17h30: End of the noon time, back to the boat for “ sun set party”. Enjoy a glass of wine, and fresh fruit, take amazing pictures when the sun setting behind the mountain.
    - 19h30: Enjoy dinner and over night on the lovely peaceful bay one in your life time.
    Duration: 19 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Sleeping in the nice cabin with private bathroom, hot shower, air-conditioning

    Day 2: LAN HA BAY - HA LONG BAY - HA NOI (B/L)

    Stop At: Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Vietnam
    - 7h15: Have Breakfast on board
    - 8h00: Boat take you to Pearl farm village to see the fishman produce the wonderful-Ha Long’s pearl.
    - 9h00: Tourist try to cast fishing-net to be the real fishman, this is funny experience with friend group.
    - 10h00: Check out the room, take in of “cooking class”, our guide will show you how to make some famous Vietnamese traditional dishes, that you can easily demonstrate at home.
    - 10h30: Have lunch time on board.
    - 12h30: Say good bye the boat trip and catching the bus heading back to Ha Noi (Optional)

    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam
    2: Cát Bà Island, Trân Châu, Cát Hải, Hai Phong, Vietnam

    Traveler pickup is offered
    At an additional price, we offer return transport from/to Hanoi old quarter where you are located in or Hanoi Opera house at 1A Trang Tien street. Please inform us if you want to book transport prior to the start of the tour.
    - 8.00 AM is option for who depart from Hanoi & book shuttle bus with additional price – guest can pay on tour directly when pick-up – just email in advance will be confirmed.
    - 12.00 PM is option for who depart from the habour without any fee.


    • Habour Cottage Office, 187 Cái Bèo, TT. Cát Bà, Cát Hải, Hải Phòng, Vietnam
    2 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Overnight accommodation
    • All Entrance fees, activities, Kayaking & swimming
    • Professional guide
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Entry/Admission - Cat Ba Island
    • Entry/Admission - Lan Ha Bay
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Drinks
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Transfers from Hanoi hotels to the boat & returns (optional)
    • Surcharge: 35 USD per person on 24th & 31st, Dec. And on Tet's holiday: 24, 25, 26, 27th, Jan, 2020
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    We very much enjoyed our trip in Lan Ha bay where so beautiful with thousand limestone karts islets. Kayaking, swimming, fishing was interesting activities & everyone loved it. We've had a very good communication before the trip with Hau. And specially, we've got a very good
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    Alex and his team at Tonkin travel made the trip so easy. Nothing was too much to organise l, from collection at our Hanoi hotel to arranging drop off back at the airport so we could catch our flight to Da Nang
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Vietnam Tonkin Travel
    John V
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    Tour guide Johnny was very enthusiastic, energetic, knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour. I would highly
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    Steve E
    Great Time with Johnny
    Had a great day with our tour guide Johnny, we were a group of three and he made us feel very welcome, we did a
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    Valentina Rios
    Great tour !!!
    Tour guide Johnny enthusiastic and friendly! He was great. I really enjoy the tour. The place is amazing.
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    Dä Yannick C
    Great Day Tour with Johnny!!!
    funny smart guy, always answered to any kind of questions. made jokes, talked with us during the trip personally.
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    Allan L
    Tonkin Day Tour
    Tour guide Johnny was very friendly and enthusiastic. He made the tour extra fun! Ask for him if you can.
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    Henry C
    Great tour !!!
    Tour guide Johnny was awesome. Super funny guy and made the tour so memorable. Great times with him as a tour
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    Le O
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    Amazing tour - definitely recommend!
    Finding the right tour was very hard for us as we heard about many “black sheep” among the lots of agencies ... so
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    Incredible trip
    This is my first time on a cruise and it was amazing! Tran & his team was so nice and friendly, always gave great
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    Michelle B
    Maple Ridge, Canada
    Vietnam Tonkin with Johnny
    We did a day trip with Johnny to Lan Ha bay and Cat Ba Island. He is a very enthusiastic young man. The trip
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    Vancouver, Canada
    Thanks Johnny !!!
    We went on the day tour from Hanoi to Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba. Saw the cliffs around Lan Ha from the boat ride which
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