Halong Bay - Cat Ba Island Tour Within 3-day Halong Bay, it will allow us to experience in different feeling and activities such as relax, sightseeing great landscape, swimming and kayaking to explore lagoon on crystal water, especially daily life of local people who live on floating villages in Halong Bay & Cat Ba and we also have chance to explore Cat Ba Island & Cat Ba National Park.

Tour Route: World Natural Heritage of Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island – Hai Phong City
Duration: 3 Days/ 2 nights
Start/ End: Hanoi/ Hanoi (Pickup & Drop off at the hotel)
Active Level: Moderation
Date: Departure date upon your request
Tour Category: Halong Bay Tours
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us what you wish to do in the inquiry form)


Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay
Day 2: Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island
Day 3: Cat Ba National Park – Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy an overnight stay on deluxe junk with a private cabin
  • Cruise through amazing landscape and enjoy the green crystal water of the Bay
  • Include interesting activities such as kayaking, swimming, trekking…
  • Relax and unwind with beautiful beaches in Cat Ba Island
  • Gain a local perspective on the Vietnam War whilst visiting Military Hospital Cave
  • Feast on delicious meals
Experience your Vacation with
  • Guides: Hand-pick from our best guides, mature, acknowledgeable, all are licensed, great senses of humor
  • Drivers: friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience, door-to-door services
  • Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned, big window
  • Viet Vision Travel Office: 24/7 customer service, accommodate all your needs
  • Full Itinerary
  • Price & Inclusion
  • Photos

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (Overnight on Junk Cruise) (L, D)

In the morning, leave Hanoi and travel for a four-hour drive through the Red River Delta to Halong City. On the way, stop for refreshments and a chance to buy hand-made souvenirs at a handicraft center run to raise money for disabled people.

the limestone mountain at halong bay

Upon arriving in Halong City, take all stuff and move to the cruise, check-in your private cabin with A/C, following fresh sea lunch while boat cruising through amazing landscape of cliff stone mountains emerge from green crystal water, spend the afternoon time visiting mysterious caves, swimming, relaxing at the beach other enjoy kayaking to explore lagoon.

fascinating kayaking in halong bay

Day 2: Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island (B, L)

After breakfast, check out your cabin move transit boat enjoy almost a full day on the calm waters of Halong Bay to explore Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay with thousands of limestone mountains.

explore lan ha bay at halong bay

In the afternoon, arrive in Cat Ba Island while your vehicle is waiting for us in the wharf; transfer to the hotel and relax or spend your time on the beautiful beach on the island.

the beach at cat ba island

Day 3: Cat Ba Island – Hai Phong – Hanoi (B, L)

After breakfast, visit the Cat Ba National Park with the old Military Hospital cave that was used by the North Vietnamese Army during the American war. Then return to Cat Ba Township before boarding on a speedboat for more an hour riding to Vietnam’s largest seaport and the third-largest city, Hai Phong. On arrival in Hai Phong, transfer to the waiting vehicle for the two-hour drive back to Hanoi. Trip ends.

the forest area of cat ba national park

What’s Included?

  • English speaking tour guide (other language upon requests)
  • All accommodation based on twin share basis
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunch, 1 Dinner)
  • All transfers and transport during the trip
  • Share deluxe junk, private cabin with A/C based on a twin share basis
  • Entrance fees and permits during guided time

What’s Excluded?

  • Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees and permits during free time
  • Personal travel insurance (Compulsory)
  • Personal expenses such as Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills
  • Tips and gratuities


  • If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can serve you better.
  • Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.
  • Breakfast – Each breakfast will be served in your hotel. Breakfast selections include both Vietnamese and Western dishes to meet every diner’s taste.
  • Lunch – Lunches are normally arranged at the Vietnamese restaurants near the scenic spots. Your tour guides will order food according to your appetite. Most are Vietnamese dishes, and some are modified to fit westerners’ tastes. At some of the meals, one complimentary soft drink is served
  • Dinner – Same as lunch. If you prefer to not eat Vietnamese food, Viet Vision Travel suggests you have dinner on your own. Your tour guide can recommend some good western restaurants in the area.