Day 1: Transfer/kayaking Halong Bay
Day 2: Kayaking Halong Bay
Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi
Day 1: Hanoi â€" Halong Bay
At 08.00AM, ActiveTravel.Asia â€™s adventure guide will welcome you at hotel then leave Hanoi for Halong bay. Our tour guide - professional on kayaking - will get on board and escort you for all 3 days long. That makes your kayaking experience with us always different from other operators.
Arrive in Halong bay after 3.5 hours driving, we will be welcomed by junk crew then enjoy a fine seafood lunch while the cruise set sails to the bay. Our first day at the World UNESCO heritage will be cave exploration and floating village visits. End up the first day under magnificent sunset over limestone islets. Dinner and overnight on the junk.
Transfer Hanoi â€" Halong Bay: 3.5 hrs
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Twin shared cabin
Day 2: Kayaking Halong Bay & 6 hrs kayaking
Today we suggest you should have a full breakfast to be ready for physical activities. Transfer to support boat to reach to kayaks check points. We will start our Halong kayaking trip to explore small, untouched caves which become even untouchable if tides get hide. Under million years of geographical structure, some caves thrust right though islets, some make the sole entry into hidden lagoon.
We keep our kayaks to Ba Trai Dao lagoon, along a stunning and fairly rough sea stream. Support boat will follow you all the times which can help to take you further to less touristy area and make your tour real kayaking adventure. We will be back to mother boat just after sailing to Lan Ha Bay, which is smaller than Halong Bay but much more interesting with lots of secluded beaches. Dinner an overnight on-board.
Kayaking: 6 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Twin shared cabin
Day 3: Halong Bay â€" Hanoi
Get up on morning with the sun setting the first lights to the magical bay. Take part in a Tai Chi lesion on sundeck before enjoying delicious breakfast. Get your last view of Vietnamâ€™s top destination. Check out and clear bill while cruise is sailing back to the dock.
Our driver picks you up for a comfortable transfer back to Hanoi. Get ready for your flight home or connect to another adventures in Cambodia, Laos or Myanmar with ActiveTravel.Asia. End of services
Cruising: 3 hrs
Transfer Halong Bay â€" Hanoi: 3.5 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Note on client safety
- We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.
Moderate Grade that means this tour involve in active, physical-required activities can be up to 4 - 5 hours a day at a steady pace. The tour is going to involve a considerable amount of ascent or descent under different weather conditions. Support facilities may not be available on-site and there are some occasional difficult days. You will need a good level of fitness.
* Suggested preparation: 30 - 45 minutes of aerobic, physical exercise, 3-4 times per week for a few weeks leading up to your adventure are recommended.
Who suits: For outdoor novices and above.
Activity: 4-5 hours most days
Distances: Hike up to 8 miles (or 13km) most days, cycle 20-40 miles (or 32 â€" 68km) most days
Surfaces: rolling or mountainous terrain with some steep ascents/descents and uneven trails
Elevation change: up to 3,000 ft/day (about 900m)
Altitude: up to 8,000 ft (about 2500m)
MEALS AND FOOD
- Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
- Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch
All meals, which are indicated in the itinerary, are included in the price of this trip. Since we are in the sea our meals are mainly dominated by fresh seafood. Please inform us if you have any special dietary requirement.
THE OVERNIGHT CRUISE
Junk to be used: V'Spirit Cruise, Marguerite Junk, Bai Tho Junk or similar.
The beautiful traditional junk functions as a hotel and we would share it with other travelers. We will get twin shared cabin with AC and restroom.
The next day when we go kayaking a smaller wooden boat will support us the whole day.
OUR TOUR GUIDE
The tour will be guided by one of our tour guides who are experienced in guiding kayaking tours in Halong Bay. He has been carefully trained in this field and is fully licensed in tour guiding by the government. In addition, he has been trained in first-aid by SOS International and he knows how to deal with difficult situations. You will have a great time travelling with him.
THE KAYAKS AND EQUIPMENT
For Halong kayaking trip, we use mainly sit-in, hard-cell kayak mostly by WINNER manufacturer. However, due to the limit number of the single kayak, the double kayak can be used as alternative. Paddle and dry bag are available. Life-vests are supplied too and manufactured in Vietnam.
THE KAYAKING DAY
A typical kayaking day starts at about 8.00 am after breakfast. Lunch will be served on support boat. At the end of a kayaking day, we would return to the junk by 5 pm or 5.30 pm.
Note on client safety
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.
|Kayaking Halong Bay 3 days|
Level 2, No 17/167, Tay Son street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Háº¡ Long Bay, Vietnam
|Ha Long bay|
|Ba Trai Dao Lagoon|
|2 pers||4 pers||Valid to Dec 2016|
|Shuttle transfer||$365||$345||per person|
|Private Transfer||$385||$350||Per Person|