Discovery of Legendary Halong Bay in 3 Days


Situated in Halong Bay, one of the world’s new seven wonders, Cat Ba island is a tourist spot, attractive for its natural beauty and wonders endowed by nature. The immense limestone forests, marvelous grottoes, white sandy, clear water beaches and coral reefs on Cat Ba Island will certainly amaze all visitors.

>>  Catba island trip in 4 days


Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay (L,D)

07:45 – 8:30.Meet your tour guide at suggested places around Old Quarter for Halong Bay.

12:30. Embark at Tuan Chau habor, Halong city. Transferred by tender to the Dragon Gold Cruise. Greeted by crew members followed by welcome drinks, get cruise briefing and check in cabin.

13:00. Savor lunch on board while cruise heads to center of Halong Bay.

15:00. Explore Sung Sot Cave, the biggest cave in Halong Bay which famous for its wonderful stalactites and stalagmites.

16:00. Visit Titop Island for swimming or take a short walk to the top for some overview photos of Halong Bay.

Titop island via Lumina Tours

18:00. Enjoy sunset while local wine and fruit is served.

18:30. Attending cooking lesson to make some spring rolls by yourself.

19:00. Having dinner on board, then free relax with other choices: Squid fishing, singing karaoke, relax on sundeck….

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

7:00. Enjoy morning landscapes in Halong Bay with tea and coffee served then have breakfast on board.

7:45. Join the kayak excursion for around 45 minutes.

09:00. Visit a Pearl farm, see the real pearl products and understand process of pearl making in Halong.

09:30. Change onto a Day boat cruise going cruise to Lan Ha Bay.

11:00. Visit (Monkey island for swimming or kayaking at Van Boi) and ride the bicycle to Viet Hai Village

12:00. Enjoy lunch on board in Lan Ha Bay.

15:00. Arrive Beo harbor for a bus drive to Cat Ba town.

19:00. Have dinner in hotel restaurant and free time at night to discover Cat Ba town.

Cat Ba town via Halong bay tourism

Day 3: Cat Ba Island – Halong Bay – Hanoi (B,L)

07:00. Enjoy spectacular view of the morning landscape of Cat Ba town while having breakfast.

07:30. Check out hotel, bus takes you to the harbor and get on the transfer boat to Halong Bay again. Change onto Dragon Cruise. Relax and photograph wonderful pictures of Halong on the way back.

11:30. Have lunch on Junk while cruising back harbor and leave Dragon Gold Cruise. Start bus dive back to Hanoi. Have a rest half-way to free your legs.


  • Pick up/ drop off at hotel located in Ha Noi  by air-conditioned bus
  • Sunset party  in the afternoon.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees, activities on board.
  • Meals as indicated.


  • Drinks, tax, travel insurance, tips and others not mentioned above.                                                             
  • Single supplement on board: extra 750,000 VND (if you request your own cabin).
  • Single supplement at hotel: extra 600,000 VND.

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