Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island


Day 1: Hanoi – Halong (L, D)

07:30 – 8:00: Tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel then depart for Halong city. Stop en route for a short break in Hai Duong province. 
11:30: Arrive in Halong Tourist Wharf, transfer to the cruise awaiting you on the bay. Take a short rest and enjoying the stunning scenery of the bay.

12:00: Welcome on board with drink and fresh towels then check in the cabin

12:30: Savoring seafood lunch on the boat while cruising the through the emerald waters between the limestone outcrops and long corridors of the bay.

15:00: Visit to Sung Sot Cave (Amazing Cave) and then spend an hour on Titop Island, where you can reach to the top of the bay for the nicest pictures or having a refreshing ocean swim.17:30: Back to the cruise and have free time for swimming, sunbathing or snorkeling… Relax on the sundeck while witnessing the picturesque.

Special activity: Every Saturday and Sunday, you can participate in a cooking demonstration to learn how to prepare some typical dishes with our chef.

Diner on board. After dinner, enjoy more free time for relaxing, enjoying music or fishing for squid and fish on the bay (equipment provided). 

Spend the night aboard the Inception Junk.

Day 2: Halong – Cat Ba (B, L, D)

07:30: Start cruising to further area of Halong Bay. Having breakfast, heading to Van Gia floating village – one of the largest floating villages in Halong Bay, perfect for arm-chair sightseeing. Have your camera ready for photos.

09:00: Check out cabin and transfer to a day trip boat to visit Cat Ba Island. Cruising toward to Viet Hai Wharf which belonging to Cat Ba National Park. Exploring local living in Viet Hai village by bike (5 km) then cycling back to the wharf. Enjoy a joyful kayaking trip (around 1 hour and a half) to explore Tai Keo Lagoon and some sandy beaches.  12:00: Relax on the sundeck for a while before lunch with sea food and Vietnamese specialties while cruising to Beo Wharf.

15:00: Transfer to your hotel in Cat Ba Island, check in and free time to explore Cat Ba Town on your own activities.

Suggested Activities: (not included in tour price)

  • Rent motorbikes or bicycles to take a small trip to experience the town.
  • Swimming on the beaches: Cat Co 1, Cat Co 2, and Cat Co 3.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel on Cat Ba Island

Day 3: Cat Ba – Halong – Hanoi (B, L)

06:30-7:30: Have breakfast at the hotel.

07:45: Pick up at hotel and transit to Beo Wharf by car, boarding the private boat to the cruise and back to Halong City.

On the way, you have the opportunity to take more photos while witnessing the beauty of Dinh Huong Island (incense burner), Cho Da Island (stone dog), and Ga Choi Island (fighting cocks). 

11:30: Disembark and take a bus to Halong City for lunch. Afterward, driving back to Hanoi, with a short break in Hai Duong on the way.

Arrive in Hanoi, Yen Trang Travel’s tour guide will bid you farewell at your hotel and concludes the tour.


  • Welcome drink when boarding
  • 1 night on board in a twin or double cabin
  • 1 night at hotel in Cat Ba Island
  • Pick up and transfer by air-conditioning vehicle.
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Equipment for kayaking, fishing and snorkeling
  • Meals( as specified in the itinerary)
  • Entrance fees


  • Tip & personal expenses
  • Extra food and beverages
  • Insurance


  • The itinerary is subjected to change due to the bad weather condition.
  • All customers should follow the guide’s instruction for the safety
  • Be aware of your luggage and money (waterproof are available)
  • Bring passport, sunglasses, hat, insect repellent, cash, swimsuits, nylon bags, raincoats.