2 Days 1 Night: Kayaking - Trekking overnight on Junk

Kayak on Lan Ha Bay, trek or bike in Viet Hai National Park BSA 001

Take our 2 Day 1 Night quick adventure tour. Kayak and explore caves and lagoons on Ha Long Bay by sea kayak and sailing catamaran. We spend one night on our private junk. After kayaking the bay we make land and explore the forest and views of Cat Ba Island and Lan Ha Bay. Trek or bike or just relax the day is yours to explore.

Cat-Ba-Kyakaing-4Our fleet of sea kayaks

Kayaks have been a traditional form of transport in many marine cultures all over the planet for thousands of years. There is a very good reason for this: these versatile, streamlined little boats are a fantastic way to get about on the water. Our fleet comprises of single and tandem kayaks, well maintained and seaworthy.

Specifications:

  • Recycled Plastic Skimmer single touring kayak. Made in South Africa.
  • Length: 5000mm
  • Beam:600mm
  • Depth: 300mm
  • Ideal single kayak for water-confident paddlers doing day or overnight trips.
  • Adjustable foot operated rudder, (rear seat on doubles).
  • Closed cell foam seat.
  • 2 hatches.
  • Bulkheads.
  • Carry handles.
  • Deck lines and bungees for securing deck items.

Day 1

7:00 am: Depart from Hanoi (by bus or private transport) to Cat Ba Island.

11:30am: Arrive at Cat Ba Island where our staff will meet you.

A beautiful lunch is served before heading to Ben Beo pier for a short introductory meeting. Following the meeting you head out aboard a traditional Junk to see our floating fisherman’s village and experience the day-to-day life of our sea dwelling neighbors. We will take you kayaking in the Three Tunnels Lagoon and, tides permitting, into the cave too. Anchor near Three Peaches Island which is famous for crystal waters and natural beaches. This sets the scene for a delicious dinner, and a night sleeping deeply, rocked by the gentle ocean and surrounded by peace. A great change if you have just come from noisy Hanoi!

Meals: Lunch & Dinner Accommodation: Overnight in Private Cabin of the Junk.

Day 2

8:30am: After breakfast you will experience the beautiful scenery of CatBa Island as you cycle to Viet Hai National Park & village. When you arrive you have the option of walking around and enjoying village life or taking a two hour hike up into the stunning National Park for some great panoramic views and photograph opportunities of Ha Long bay.

Following lunch you take the Cycling to the Pier then heading to Ben Beo to catch the transport back to Hanoi(Public bus or Private transfer).

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Includes: Kayaking, Bike, Meals as listed above, Entrance fees, Guide and overnight on private junk.

Excluding: Flights, Visas, Insurance, Drinks, Tips, Laundry and other items and services of a personal nature

Price: Per person in USD:

Group Size Price / Person ($ USD)
Solo 309$ USD
2 People 190$ USD
3-8 People 161$ USD
Single Room Sup 30$ USD

Note: Earlier or Later departure and return are available upon request. –
Minimum group size: 2 people. Maximum group size: 8 people. Please contact us for larger group bookings; we may be able to offer a discount. –
The price does not include transportation to and from Hanoi. Please contact us for more information.


Tour Price Includes:

  • Sea Kayaks and all safety equipment
  • All Meals as listed
  • Motorbike pick up and car transfer back to Cat Ba Town
  • Overnight on Junk
  • Park entrance fee

Tour Price Excludes:

  • Tips
  • Insurance
  • Transportation from Hanoi

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Blue Swimmer Sailing - Cat Ba Island

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Daily express bus from Hanoi to Cat Ba Island

There are two options to get from Hanoi to Cat Ba Island.

1/Express bus

  • Pick up: At your hotel in Hanoi’s old quarter 6:00
  • Departure Times:
    Hanoi – Cat Ba 7:00 & 14:00   Cat Ba – Hanoi 9:00 & 16:00
  • Travel time estimate: 3 hour and 30 minutes
  • Cost: $17/person/per way. Includes Hai Phong – Cat Ba Hydrofoil ticket

The express bus to Cat Ba departs Hanoi and you are driven to the ferry dock in Hai Phong where you board the ferry and take the 30 minuet ride to Cat Ba Island. Once there you get on another bus that takes you into Cat Ba Town where we meet you to start your adventure. Book Now

2/ Private transfer

  • Pick up: Flexible schedule
  • Travel time estimate: 3 hour and 30 minutes
  • Cost: 4 seat car $90US;  7 Seat Car $100US;
    16 Seat Mini Bus $110US;  29 Seat Bus $150US /one way
  • Hai Phong – Cat Ba hydrofoil ticket.$12/per person/per way.
  • Noi Bai Airport pick-up or Drop Off add: $25 US per vehicle.

We would recommend you to let us to book and reserve the ticket to you Please fill out the form below and we will arrange the tickets for you.

Mix and match your adventures

Make you trip to Cat Ba complete, Join us for a day of Sailing, Kayak to an isolated beach and camp over night. Mountain bike and trek through Cat Ba National Park and spend the night at the Cat Ba Temple house, you have time to relax and experience the amazing landscape of this UNESCO World Heritage site at your own pace.

Cat Ba Accommodation

On Cat Ba Island we have three different way to say with us. Our 100 year old Cat Ba Temple House is situated near the Cat Ba National Park and an easy bike ride to the port. Our Private island Beach Bungalows offer a fun way to get away from it all and sleep next to the beach. Also we have exclusive Beach camping with tents and all the supplies for our kayaking adventures.

Conservation of the bay

Our efforts to keep the bay clean and protect the environment of Cat Ba and Lan Ha Bay to preserve this unique world treasure.

Hear what others have to say

Check out what people have said about our tours on Trip Advisor and on our site to learn more about Vietnam sailing tours.

Supporting Local Communities

We support the local community by providing jobs to local fishermen and purchase all our supplies from local producers to reduce waste.