Cruise off beaten tracks on a day trip aboard Indochine sailing Junk in Lan Ha & Halong Bay 1 day
Tour code: SOI013
Hightlights of the cruise:
• A special cruise staying away from the crownds which makes this ideal to discover Lan Ha bay in all its true beauty.
• An excellent on board kitchen which serves fresh seafood from the Halong Bay
• Kayaking in the wonder of nature - Lan Ha Bay
Our day cruise program details:
First Option: a half-day journey: Cat Ba – Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba
The cruise will start at Ben Beo port, in Cat Ba island, leaving at 12h30. After a warm welcome, the junk will sail to the biggest floating village of fishermen. After one hour of sailing, the wonderful beaches of Ba Trai Dao will appear, with a majestic view in the background we will stop and have a swim. During this excursion, you will be astonished by the beauty of the Lan Ha Bay which is situated between Cat Ba islandand Halong Bay with its abandoned beaches and the floating fishing villages.
After this we will have a lunch with freshly caught products of the sea, followed by a moment of rest. Then we will continue our cruise through the Lan Ha Bay and will put up the sails (if the weather permits us to do so) You will have the impression that you travel through a world of millions of years ago with fossils of animals.
Landing around 17:00 . End of our services .
(Possibility to cruise in the morning from 7:30 to 12:00 , lunch on board at 11:00 )
Second Option: A full daycruise in Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island (L)
Our tour will begins at the port of Ben Beo in Cat Ba Island at 8:00 . After a welcome drink, the junk will go through the first floating fishing village and then sails into the Lan Ha Bay . After an hour of sailing the wonderful Ba Trai Dao beaches appear, which are such a magical setting that you want to stop there and swim .
After this a lunch of seafood is served , followed by a some resting time while the crew will stop the engine so the ship can continue by sail (if the weather is good enough) into the bay. After this you can go on a kayak tour which will bring you to a small lake which is completely surrounded by cliffs.
Once you are back on board the junk will stop at a fishing village. The village shows you how the people have built their houses, surrounded by fishponds. Which is an opportunity to discover the way of life and hospitality of the villagers. Then we will continue our cruise through the Lan Ha Bay and will put up the sails (if the weather permits us to do so) You will have the impression that you travel through a world of wonders. Cruise ends at 17:00. This cruise will give you a good insight into life on water. End of our services .
This program includes:
- Private sailing junk
- Admission to the listed places
- Lunch on board
- Welcoming drink
- Kayaking in Lan Ha Bay
This does not include:
- Drinks on cruise
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal travel insurance
- Everything that is not mentioned in the category "the price includes".
Duy Long Soft Sleeping Bus
Hai Phong (Cat ba Island) to Sapa or Sapa - Haiphong ( Catba island )
Book your bus to Sapa from Cat Ba Island or Sapa back to Cat Ba Hai Phong City on Duy Long Bus at the best price with instance confirmation - US$ 29/person.
Indochine Junk always focuses on sharing benefits with the locals to protect the environment and to improve the lives of the sea based community. We continue to support local people to collect garbages in Van Boi fishing village and replanting mangrove forests in Cat Hai fishing village for local people. We are calling for support to protect Lan ha bay and Halong Bay, hoping each visitor will join with Indochine Junk to support sustainable and responsible tourism for our future generation.
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