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Hanoi – Lan ha bay – Cat Ba Mangroves – Eco Lodge – Hanoi

28Aug

Hanoi – Lan ha bay – Cat Ba mangroves – Eco lodge resort – Hanoi (03 Days 02 nights – 01 night on boat + 01 night at resort)

Day 1 : Hanoi – Cat Ba Island – Lan Ha Bay (L/D) – Overnight on Boat.

7h30 : Catba Travel Island tour guide will pick up you from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter area and transfer to Hai Phong city .

10h30 – 11h00: Arrive Dinh Vu harbor (Hai Phong City), get on speed boat to get Cat Ba Island.

11h30am: Welcome to get on board. The junk will cruise to take you to pass by the floating village.enjoing beautiful life in the floating house. Have lunch on boat in Lan Ha bay with many dilicious seafood. Keep cruising to the most scenic areas of the bay with hundreds of beautiful islands. Continue cruising further to see the unique Halong bay. Kayak through the narrow lagoons and tunnel caves called Hang Ca (the Bat Cave).  Cruise to Bai Trai Dao beaches. Free for swimming and relax to enjoy the sunset on the bay. Anchor at a calm water area for dinner and experience the peaceful night on the junk among beautiful mountains. Overnight on Boat.

Day 2 : Cat Ba Island – Biking at Ecolodge Resort ( B/L/D)

7h00 : Wake up to see the dawn on the bay and then have breakfast. The boat takes you to see some other parts of the bay. Visit the floating fish farm. You will learn how the local people there make their livings. Transfer back to Beo Habour in Catba island.

The car pick up you  Passing through Cat Ba national park by bus, sightseeing the beauty of tropical flowers, green trees and limestone mountains.

12h00 : Arrive Catba Ecolodge resort and have lunch.

In the afternoon , Biking around the Xuan Dam Village.

18h30 : Have diner and overnight at Ecolodge resort

Day 3 :  Cat Ba island –  Phu Long mangrove forest – Hanoi (B, L)

An early day start with Yoga lesson on quiet and romantic pine hill at Cat Ba Eco Lodge (06:00 AM; optional)

08:30 Having breakfast with Cat Ba Eco Lodge style

 09:30 Joining our chef for cooking class or tree planting

11:30 Check out and having lunch

13:00 Van pick up and driving to Phu Long mangrove forest (30 minutes away), aboard local fishing boat for short canal riding to Thien Long cave – one of the most beautiful cave in the island. The walking from canal dock to Thien Long cave, through fish farm and tunnel of mangrove tree could be the highlight of the day.

16: 00 Take the boat back to speed boat station for the journey back to Hanoi

19:15 Trip ends in Hanoi