This tour is ideal for those who want to go on an adventure but don’t really have a lot of time. This quick tour will surely give you that adrenaline rush you are looking for. Dotted with caves, Jungle and waterfalls CAT BA holds tight to its natural reserves.
The rocky cliff, surrounding the coastline makes it a ideal spot for climbing. The Sandy beaches are nonetheless a added advantage to a diving enthusiast. But the icing on the cake would be try the kayaking and stand up paddleboats in these calm waters
Cat Ba Island is part of Halong Bay in Northern Vietnam. So you will fly in to Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, and a driver will pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel.
You can enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. The Old Quarter is an interesting district to learn about Vietnamese culture and history. You can also catch a water puppet show to experience Vietnamese theater.
Overnight in Hanoi.
After breakfast, a driver will pick you up from your hotel and take you to Haiphong. From there, you will get on a boat to reach Cat Ba Island.
At 5:00 PM, you will board a junk boat and cruise into Lan Ha Bay. You will get to enjoy a gorgeous view as the sun sets. A dinner of traditional Vietnamese specialties will be served on board. Going for a night swim after is highly recommended.
Sleeping accommodation is on the top deck of the boat where you can hear the sounds of nature and enjoy the cool breeze.
As you awake in the morning, you will get to see basket boats and how the fishing community in the area operates. You will have your breakfast on board.
To start the day’s adventure activities, you will board a kayak and you will paddle your way through the giant lagoons, island beaches, and floating villages. You will then head back to the boat for your lunch and some down time before you begin your climb on Moody Beach. There will be a brief introduction and you will have to wear the proper gear before you start. Your guide will coach you to successfully and safely conquer the routes. You will then cruise back to Cat Ba Island.
Overnight in Cat Ba Town.
For the trek, you will be transported to Lien Minh village where your trek will commence. You will pass through a local village before you can reach the limestone jungle. The trail is quite steep and has a number of summits. The flora and fauna in the area are interesting and the view along the way is stunning. You will make a pit stop at a local’s house for a delicious Vietnamese meal and a short rest before you continue your trek. After completing the trail, you will ride a motorbike to head back to Cat Ba Town.
Overnight in Cat Ba Town.
Early in the morning, you will be transported back to Haiphong then to Hanoi to catch an outbound plane.