Day 1: Hanoi – Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay (L, D)
6h30 - we pick you up from your hotel then head to Hai Phong City for a hydrofoil boat ride to Cat Ba Island, then a short bus ride to Beo pier where a little boat takes you to a floating house at a corner of Lan Ha Bay. Afterward, we relax on the comfortable draft house, just above the fish nets, while fresh sea food lunch (vegetarian menu available) is prepared.
After learning basic paddle strokes and paddling routes from your certified kayaking guide, it's your time to grab the paddle and make your own strokes, go passing floating villages, lagoons and private beaches. You are observing local daily life on your cool kayak, paddling in ways nature lovers have been dreaming of.
Dinner and overnight in your simple draft house just above the water.
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island – Hanoi (B, L)
Coffee and breakfast at your draft house to warm up the morning dew for a stunning day in the serene bay. Keep paddling to the other side of the awaking Lan Ha bay, you will visit a dark cave for a lagoon behind (tidal permission), and then more paddles to the meeting point to take a transfer boat back to Cat Ba Island. Have lunch at a resort nesting at a corner of Xuan Dam Village.
We take you to Cai Vieng harbor for a hydrofoil boat ride back to Hai Phong. Be picked up by our vehicle then drive back to Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel around 16h30.
Our price includes:
Transfer to/from your hotel, Entrance fees, Support boat, Kayaks and safety gears, 01 big bottle of water/day, Home stay with local fishermen, English speaking guide (kayak expert), Hydrofoil tickets Hai Phong - Cat Ba, Cat Ba - Hai Phong, Meals as specified (01 Breakfast, 02 Lunches and 1 Dinner)
What to bring:
Original passport, Money (cash) for drink on floating house, Sunglasses, sun creams and swimming suites (warm clothes in winter), Sandals, insect repellents, Flash light for cave (if any)