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Cat Ba Island Kayaking and Hiking Adventure

Pick up from Hanoi

Tour Code: HAN-43 Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night

Behold the beautiful and iconic islands of Cat Ba Archipelago and the breathtaking limestone rock formations and outcrops of Lan Ha Bay on your own kayak ride.


  • Visit Cat Ba, the Biggest Island in the Cat Ba Archipelago that Spans up to 367 Other Small Islands and Explore the Surroundings of the Archipelago on your own boat
  • Behold the Beautiful Limestone rock Formations in Lan Ha Bay and Brace Yourself for Various Unforgettable Photoshoot Opportunities Around the bay’s Vicinity
  • Row your own Kayak Around the Lan Ha Bay and Satisfy your Adventurous soul Exploring the Beautiful rock Formation Found Around the area

Tour Description:

The bustling city is not the only appeal of a touristic visit to Vietnam. There are a lot more to explore and to find out especially in Cat Ba and Lan Ha Bay. Cat Ba Island is the largest out of the 367 islands that make up the Cat Ba Archipelago while Lan Ha Bay is home to 300 and more karst islands and limestone outcrops that will steal your breath away. It is truly an amazing sight to see and one that will not easily fade from your memory. There are plenty of photo opportunities to behold and they truly live up to Vietnam’s reputation as a heaven for limestone outcrops and natural formations. Prepare yourself to be amazed by the tour once you sign up.

Day 1 - Hanoi / Cat Ba/ Lan Ha Bay

You will be picked up from your hotel and make your way to Cat Ba Island. The whole journey itself will usually take three and a half hour with a short connecting ferry ride. Once you dock onto Cat Ba Island, you will have a private car waiting to transfer you directly to Beo pier.  Where you will ride on a traditional wooden boat and make your way to Lan Ha Bay. Lunch will be served on board, complete with fresh seafood and a vegetarian option to choose from. Then, you will return to your kayak and row away leisurely. The whole afternoon will be dedicated to the exploration of the bay and the program will be flexible. Sandy beaches, swimming spots, kayaking ventures, floating farms - all of them are yours to choose from. Then, it is back to the boat pier before sunset and a quick transfer to Cat Ba homestay. Then, after some refreshment before dinner, you will have the evening to spend and chat with your host before retiring for the night.

Day 2 - Lien Minh Valley / Cat Ba / Hanoi

Breakfast will be served at promptly 8:30 A.M. Afterwards, you will be picked up by local motorcyclists and head straight to Lien Minh Valley. The whole ride will take 15 minutes but even then, there are plenty of chances to enjoy the scenic journey along the way. Then, you will find yourself in the middle of the hidden Lien Minh Village. Meet up with your local guide and start your own venture along the valley’s trails. Along the way, you will find yourself at numerous summits, beholding amazing views of the valley below. Then, after the venture is done, you will head back to the starting point for lunch with local produces. Then take a rest before making your way back to Cat Ba homestay. After the break, you will make your way back to Hanoi by public bus and local ferry. Upon arrival, your tour will conclude.

Cancellation Policy:

  • All cancellations/Alterations/Postponement must be informed in person or in writing. Cancellation fees are as below:
  • 8-30 days before departure : 25% of the payment is forfeited
  • 7 – 3 days before departure : 75% of the payment is forfeited
  • Less than 3 days before departure : 100% of the payment is forfeited

Pick-Up Time:

  • 7:00 am - 7:30 am

What's Included:

  • Transfer service by public bus (air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced driver)
  • and local ferry
  • Services of an English-speaking guide
  • Accommodation at Cat Ba homestay (shared-house)
  • All entrance fee
  • Boat cruise on Lan Ha Bay
  • Kayak & gear
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • VAT and other taxes

What's Not Included:

  • Hotel in Hanoi
  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Insurance
  • A surcharge during peak season
  • Any Items Not Mentioned

Additional Information:

  • Minimum two (2) pax for booking confirmation
  • This tour is subject to availability. Please check with Adventoro Concierge (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011) to inquire about the availability of this tour
  • Tour itinerary and prices are subject to change without prior notice
  • For your convenience, we recommend you to arrange smaller backpacks for the trip and leave your big luggage at our safety storage
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during the stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own

Pick-Up Location(s)

Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up location(s) that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.

List of Location(s):

    Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Hanoi. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.

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