This tour offers you a great chance to discover Halong Bay, the wonderland of karst topography with 3,000 limestone and dolomite islets sprinkled over an area of 1,500 square km. The calm sea provides an ideal location for sea kayaking
as we paddle through a maze of islets amid dramatic natural scenery. With our modern kayaking
equipment, we are able to maximize on speed and maneuverability as we explore the open sea and the many hidden lagoons and stalagmite caves that are difficult to access by any other means. As with our other kayak tours
, this tour offers flexibility in activity levels while still combining the best of sea kayaking. Designed with this in mind it is a good tour for both novice and experienced kayaker alike with a little more time to spare.
Day 1: Hanoi - Halong Bay
Leave Hanoi for Halong Bay at 8.30am. On the way we will have a short break for refreshment at a handicraft centre. Upon arrival in Halong City we board a Chinese junk for a fine seafood lunch and a short cruise to Sung Sot Cave. After a short exploration of the cave we enjoy a beautiful cruise through an amazing area of limestone islets. We will pass a floating village to reach Luon Cave, which is a tunnel thrusting through a mountain. Take a bamboo boat to visit the cave. Back to the junk for dinner and overnight.
Transfer Hanoi - Halong Bay: 3.5 hrs
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Twin shared cabin
Day 2: Kayaking Halong Bay
After breakfast we start paddling to Van Chai Floating village and then continue paddling to Dark Cave. Tide permitting, we explore this amazing cave by kayak. The cave is a 200m long, dark tunnel thrusting through a limestone mountain. The tunnel is the only entry to a secluded and beautiful lagoon. We can also explore some other caves nearby. Lunch on support boat in front of the cave. After lunch we paddle to Ba Trai Dao Lagoon, along a stunning and fairly rough sea channel, to explore its beautiful beaches. Continue paddling to Lan Ha Bay, which is smaller than Halong Bay but much more interesting with lots of secluded beaches. Cruise back to Halong Bay for dinner and overnight on mother boat.
Kayaking: 6 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Twin shared cabin
Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi
Breakfast on the junk and enjoy the sundeck of the junk while she navigates amazing rock formations of Bai Tu Long Bay to get back to Halong City. Lunch on the junk before heading back to Hanoi by bus.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch on mother boat.
Cruising: 3 hrs
Transfer Halong Bay - Hanoi: 3.5 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Age range, type of group
Sleeping and meals
Accommodation: Twin shared cabin on the traditional junk
Rates & Availability
1 person: US$ 841
2 persons: US$ 495
3-4 persons: US$ 405
5-6 persons: US$ 349
7-8 persons: US$ 330
From 9 persons: price on request
Single Supplement: US$ 99
* AC vehicle
* Twin shared cabin on junk
* Private support boat as paddling
* Sit-in kayak (single or double kayak depending on availability)
* Dry bag
* English or French speaking guide
* Meals as indicated in the itinerary
* First-aid kit
* Water & Snacks
* Entrance and sightseeing fee
* Travel insurance
* Personal expenses
All requests and bookings made from 25 March, 2013 for all tours start between 01 May 2013 and 30 September 2013, get chance to become lucky travelers with Summer Promotion 2013:
+ Discount up to 15% on the total cost.
+ Free 01 night hotel for two people (shared room)
+ Free airport pick-up or drop off (one way)
+ Free 01 package cruise for 2 persons on Halong Bay (2 days 1 night)
+ Free 01 meal in restaurant for two travelers
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