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Lan Ha Bay and Viet Hai Village Trekking and Kayaking Day Trip from Cat Ba...
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Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Cat Ba, Vietnam
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"better option"
in 4 reviews
"much quieter"
in 4 reviews
"limestone karsts"
in 5 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 3 reviews
"floating village"
in 9 reviews
"fishing boats"
in 4 reviews
"day tour"
in 13 reviews
"small boat"
in 6 reviews
"local boat"
in 3 reviews
"great alternative"
in 3 reviews
"ha long city"
in 3 reviews
"less touristy"
in 4 reviews
"stunning scenery"
in 3 reviews
"included kayaking"
in 3 reviews
"junk boat"
in 5 reviews
"viet hai village"
in 3 reviews
"overnight trip"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Lan Ha Bay is a lot better than Halong Bay - it is less crowded and you can actually take photos with no boats in it. (How long that’ll last I don’t know) Only downside is there is some rubbish floating around in some areas...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent a day kayaking through Lan Ha Bay with Asia Outdoors and it was great. Stunning views and complete serenity. Was not crowded or busy at all, we only saw a few other smaller groups kayaking in the bay. Highly recommend a visit!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked this boat trip through the Cannon Fort Hotel. Day trips from Cat Ba to Lan Ha Bay have become over touristed and it seems that all boats got to the same place, stop at the same places and at the same time. The...More

Thank Pent00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lan Ha bay is very beautiful. But The Camellia cruise boat was dissapointed. Very expensive for valued given compare to others. I paid 150 USD per person, but some others just paid 90 USD. Shuttle bus was terrible, over 20 people on the small bus....More

1  Thank singhamruta2107
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much quieter and far less polluted than its better known near neighbour. Enjoyed our time spent here far more

Thank Axel5171
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This is one bay over from Halong Bay. I went there as part of a tour overnight. This bay is calmer and less touristy without missing any of the scenery at all. We went kayaking in the Bay and swimming too and even tours a...More

1  Thank finesilver
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

There's nothing which I can't include except this location must be seen if the north is visited by you. It it more beautiful and not touristy than Halong bay. The tour was agent set up and although the 5 hour, drive there was uneasy the...More

1  Thank lena g
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Everybody knows and wants to go Halong bay, but I can assure you tha Lan Ha bay is as beautiful and interesting as Halong bay and yet less crowded! So you can skip the touristic Halong bay but choose Lan Ha bay to spend your...More

3  Thank Arhan E
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

I bought a 16 dollar Lan Ha Bay and Ha Long bay tour from Full Moon Party hostel at Cat Ba island. 20 of us boarded the boat at around 9.00 am. The tour hosts were two wonderful english speaking young fellows. Lan Ha bay...More

Thank Arun C
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Much less touristy, at the moment, than doing your boat trip from Halong Bay which is anyway accessed from Cat Bar comfortably and it's fun to kayak, see the floating fishing villages up close, swim where rhere are no other people.

Thank Jocelyn S
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rijndersp
17 March 2018|
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Response from Jocelyn S | Reviewed this property |
I would stick with the Day trip; I have heard the overnight tends to be uncomfortable and really, you can see all you need/want in a full day. We travelled in Jan and booked when we got there - it may be more crowded at... More
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bazzabaz2
6 January 2018|
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Response from JimandDonna T | Reviewed this property |
you can hire a private boat for $60 for four to five hours through most hotels. Highly recommended
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Lê Phạm L
23 December 2016|
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Response from Halong S |
Hi Pham L. You can find the sail cruise, named: Sails of Indochina. It is the private junk, cruise in Lan Ha bay for 1 or 2 nights. Hanoi - Cat Ba transfer is arranged by this company, too. Good luck.
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