Lan Ha - Ha Long Bay - Dau Be island 2D/1N from Cat Ba in less touristy areas.

2 days
Free cancellation
1 - 15
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Our boats start from Cat Ba island, which is more beautiful and more interesting than Ha Long city. We avoid the crowd, take you to wonderful areas that less touristy, you can enjoy nice landscapes, real natural, clear water, secluded beaches.
Our boats anchor at pocket lagoons for staying overnight.
Our local guides are all experienced and enthusiastic, and will help you to discover the bay and take care of you during the trip.

-We do a lot of different trips than other tour companies. It is well worth the money with nicer itineraries (more time kayaking, swimming each day), and we cruise further to amazing landscapes in less touristy areas. You also have more time on the boat, not like a 24 hours tour by other companies.
Join us, you will start the trip at 11.00 of Day 1 and finish at 15.00 of Day 2. What should be better?
-The trip can be flexibly changed due to customer's demands, the weather and the tide as well.


  • Breakfast (1), fruits, water
  • Kayak, dry bag, headlamp, snorkel gear
  • Entrance fees
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • 1x Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Lan Ha Bay

What to expect


Day 1: Floating fishing village - Lan Ha Bay - Kayaking to Bat cave, Dark cave, Bright cave and sleeping on the boat.

Stop At: Lan Ha Bay, Hai Phong, Cat Ba Vietnam
11.00-11.30: Take a minibus for 5 minutes from our office to the pier.
We cruise by with a small junk first. It's easy to get to the beaches and lagoons in the low tide or shallow water areas where the big sleeping boat can not arrive.
Cruise around Lan Ha Bay. Visit amazing landscapes and a floating fishing village. You will see the daily life of the fisherman on the bay.

Swim at deserted beach. (Snorkeling is optional with equipment included)

12.30: Having lunch on the boat.

Kayaking 1 and half - 2 hours through the rock arch to hidden lagoons and tunnels to discover Bat cave, Bright cave and Dark Cave.
We move to the sleeping boat Cat Ba Ventures around 4:30-5pm (we change boats in the bay).
Keep cruising to Ha Long Bay to sightseeing the most beautiful landscapes at less touristy areas.

Enjoy the sunset on the bay.

19.00: Dinner and overnight on the boat.

Optional squid fishing at night.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: overnight on the boat

Day 2: Ha Long Bay, Cong Tau lagoon, Dau Be island, Ho Ba Ham, Ba Trai Dao, Lan Ha Bay.

Stop At: Tien Ong Cave, Halong Bay Vietnam
- After breakfast, we keep cruising to discover another side of Ha Long Bay and Cong Tau lagoon. You can enjoy the beauty of hundreds of limestone islands in less touristy areas.

Visit Dau Be Island. Kayaking to discover Ho Ba Ham cave (3 hidden lagoons and tunnels).
Relax or swimming on a deserted beach at Ba Trail Dao lagoon.

- After lunch we will cruise to another part of Lan Ha Bay.

- Return to Cat Ba Town at 15.00-15.30 (You can catch the last bus or speed boat at 16.00 to go back Hanoi; Hai Phong; to Ninh Binh; Sa Pa; Ha Giang... or stay another night in Cat Ba).

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Free coffee and tea for breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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 18 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
April 2023

We did kayaking and swimming. It was a lot of fun! The views we’re spectacular! Captain Jack was our tour guide. He was friendly, knowledgeable; and great the have as a guide. Highly recommend going in a trip with Jack!

April 2023

We had an amazing trip on cat ba boat. Al the staff was very nice and especially our guide Ben, who explain us many things about the bay and life here. All the activities were so fun and we saw wonderful landscapes. The food was really delicious and the bedrooms clean . I strongly recommend this...

April 2023

This was a great trip with our older teens. We had a private boat for our family and thoroughly enjoyed the flexibility and freedom this offered. At all times our guide consulted us regarding the itinerary. The organization of transfers to the island and back (all the way from Hanoi) was professi...

April 2023

Great trip would recommend it. Loved the spots we visited to kayak nice and quiet and plenty of time to swim, play and explore. Our guide was brilliant thanks for sharing your experience and knowledge Tony, such a great sense of humour and energy for life!

April 2023

We had an absolutely amazing time on this tour. I am traveling with my husband and two children (6&7) and the staff were so accommodating. Our guide Jack was so lovely and went above and beyond to ensure our experience was the best it could be. The food was delicious and the sleeping accommodatio...

April 2023

Had the most amazing 2-day tour with Quin - the best guide in Vietnam!! We went kayaking and swimming both days, seeing beautiful sceneries, and having great food on the boat. The room was huge and the shower was great. Really highly recommended

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