3 days Halong Bay & Bai Tu Long Bay


Hanoi, Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, Hanoi

Experience the enchanting beauty of Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay on this remarkable journey. From the awe-inspiring limestone peaks of Halong Bay to the tranquil delights of Bai Tu Long Bay, embark on an adventure filled with cruising, kayaking, cycling, cooking, and beach relaxation. Join us now to discover it all!

Day 1 Hanoi / Halong Bay / Lan Ha Bay

Explore the mystical allure of Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay, known as the "submerged dragon," where over 1,600 craggy islets rise majestically from the emerald waters, creating a breathtaking landscape. These bays are among Vietnam's most picturesque destinations, steeped in ancient legends dating back centuries. According to folklore, the rocky formations were born from the jewels spat out by a descending dragon.

Our journey begins in Hanoi, leading us to Ha Long City. Upon arrival, we set sail on a boat excursion amidst the towering limestone peaks. Venturing off the beaten path, we discover hidden gems and serene vistas. Indulge in a delicious lunch onboard before immersing ourselves in the beauty of the bay with a kayaking adventure. As we paddle through the tranquil waters, we marvel at the grandeur of the giant karsts, a truly unforgettable experience. Our evening finds us secluded in Hang Trong, a secluded oasis, where we spend the night aboard our vessel, surrounded by the serenity of the bay. (Lunch and dinner included)

Day 2 Halong Bay / Bai Tu Long Bay

Embark on a morning boat excursion to witness some of the bay's awe-inspiring scenery. Marvel at the vertical rock formations and unique islets rising majestically from the crystal-clear waters. Weather permitting, enjoy a refreshing swim in the pristine sea. As we bid farewell to Halong Bay, we venture northward to Cai Rong Island.

In Bai Tu Long Bay, we are treated to another enchanting boat journey amidst the breathtaking limestone peaks. We seize the opportunity to embark on a kayaking adventure through stunning rock formations and picturesque fishing villages.

Upon arriving at Quan Lan Island, a tranquil oasis nestled in Bai Tu Long Bay, we make our way to our charming lodge. Immerse yourself in the warm hospitality as we learn the art of making traditional Vietnamese Spring Rolls, accompanied by succulent fish dipping sauce and delicious squid dishes. Tonight, we spend the night in a lodge. (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included).


Day 3 Bai Tu Long Bay / Hanoi

Quan Lan Island, nestled within the enchanting Bai Tu Long Bay, boasts an array of stunning beaches, scenic hills, and picturesque sand dunes, all adorned by charming village settlements. Begin your day by immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of an early fishing market or leisurely strolling through the peaceful village of Quan Lan.

Embark on a cycling adventure across the island, taking in the scenic beauty and local charm before boarding our boat to venture into the northern reaches of Bai Tu Long Bay. Discover hidden gems as we navigate through the pristine waters, finding a perfect spot to embark on a delightful kayak excursion amidst the numerous spectacular small islands. Continuing our adventure, we proceed to Cai Rong Island, savoring the final moments amidst the beauty of the bay before boarding our vehicle, we embark on the return journey to Hanoi, arriving there around 6 pm. (Breakfast and lunch are included)


The facts….

Physical activities: Easy walking, cycling and kayaking with:
 

  • A 2-3 hour kayaking ride on Day 1
  • A 1-2 hour kayaking ride on Day 2
  • A 6-10 km bicycle ride and a 1-2 hour kayak ride on Day 3


Transport: 
 

  • Boat
  • Kayak
  • Bicycle
  • Air-conditioned vehicle (Car or Bus)


Tour Guide(s): Our experienced, friendly and professional tour guide speaks good English. He is knowledgeable about local cultures, history and the environment.


Meals: 
 

  • 2 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches
  • 2 dinners


We choose local ingredients, typical of the way people eat in the area, at local restaurants, markets or homes. We also cater for Vegetarians but please request this at time of booking.


Accommodation: 
 

  • Overnight boat (1 night).
  • Family lodge (1 night).


Price: 
 

  • $258USD per person for a group of 2 to 14 people
  • $236USD per person for a group of 15 to 18 people


The cost of the trip includes: 
 

  • Accommodation
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide(s)
  • Purified drinking water
  • Meals listed on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees


The cost of the trip does not include: 
 

  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks (soft drinks, alcohol)
  • Personal expenses


What to take: Pack essentials for a few days away from Hanoi including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for cycling and walking. We also recommend packing: swimsuit, personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat...

Have a great journey!!!