Launched in 2018, Arcady Cruise has become a good choice with a long and unique itinerary to visit Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island. With its rich experiences and strong passion, Arcady Cruise understands you and your expectation for a remarkable journeys to Vietnam in general and to Halong Bay in particular.
Halong Bay, and now Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba Islands in the southern part of Halong Bay, is one of the must-visited destinations when travelling to Vietnam. Let go with Halong Bay Cruise Deals and Arcady Cruise to discover Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay.
Arcady Cruise is the only one to visit both Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Islands within one day. Travellers to Vietnam are sometimes interested in visiting Cat Ba Islands, however, they have no time for 3 Days 2 Night Itinerary in Lan Ha Bay. In this case, 8 hours with Arcady Cruise is a good option.
Unlike other day cruises, Arcady Cruise takes you to visit both Cat Ba Islands and Lan Ha Bay Bay. You can cycle to visit Cat Ba National Park, climb to Hospital Cave, do kayaking or be rowed sampan boat to see Dark & Bright Caves. Moreover, you can join a lot of others with Arcady Cruise: swimming, cooking class (enjoy your handmade spring roll), and enjoy sunset party in the afternoon. All are interesting and enjoyable.
Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi
7.00 am - 7.30 am: Pick-up from Hanoi
If you start from Hanoi, our tour guide and driver will meet you at the lobby of your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter Area followed by a 2-hour drive on the expressway to Got Pier.
If you are in Hai Phong Province already, you can move from your hotel to Got Pier to meet our cruise there at around 09.30 am.
09.30 am: Get onboard
Upon your arrival to Got Pier, you are warmly welcomed on Arcady Cruise.
Enjoy welcomed drink when the cruise goes further into Lan Ha Bay.
10.30 am - 12.00 pm: Cat Ba National Park & Hospital Cave
Our first stop is to visit Cat Ba National Park. Here you can ride a bike to discover the mountains surroundings. You also can see some types of fauna and flora in the forests. Meeting and interating with the local people on the way is also interesting experiences.
Afterward, we will visit Hospital Cave which is known as a secret hospital in the wartime.
12.00 pm - 13.30 pm: Lunch time on the cruise
Return to Gia Luan Port to get back to Arcady Cruise. It’s now time for lunch. Arcady Cruise Team serves you Vietnamese typical local dishes while cruising further to discover Lan Ha Bay.
13.30 pm – 14.30 pm: Dark and Bright Caves
Relaxed after your lunch and then we will arrive at Dark and Bright Caves. Here you take one option: do kayaking or be rowed bamboo boat by the locals to take a closer look to limestone karsts of Lan Ha Bay. Now is the wonderful time for photo hunters to keep your memorable moments. So please do not forgot your camera or smart phone.
14. 30 pm – 15.00 pm: Swimming in Lan Ha Bay
Jump off the cruise and immerse into the water of Lan Ha Bay brings you the feelings of refreshing, especially in summer. There is no beach, but you can swim anywhere in Lan Ha Bay.
15.00 pm – 15.45 pm: Cooking Demonstration
Let make a Vietnamese traditional dish now – spring roll. It’s called “nem” in Vietnamese. After that, you can enjoy your handmade dishes. It’s yummy.
16.00 pm – 17.30 pm: Sunset Party
Relax on the sundeck, you will have time to admire sunset beauty over thousands of limestone karsts in Lan Ha Bay while the cruise heads back to Got Pier.
You will be served cookies, tea & coffee. Let enjoy it and take some beautiful photos at sunset time.
17.30 pm: Return Got Pier
Arrive at Got Pier and get ready for the transfer back to Hanoi.
On your arrival at Hanoi at around 19.30 pm, our guide and driver will drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter Area. End of services.
- Children under 04 years old: Free of charge
- Children 04 to 09 years old: Charge 75% rate of adult
- Children from 10 years old and above: full charged as adult
- Shuttle services for round-way transfer Hanoi – Got Pier – Hanoi.
- Entrance fees.
- English-speaking tour guide.
- Delicious lunch on the cruise.
- Cycling & bus transfer in Cat Ba Islands.
- Cooking demonstration.
- Includes Taxes & Fees
- Kayaking/bamboo boat services (USD 5.00 per person).
- Hala food on request (USD 5.00 per person).
- Drinks on the cruise.
- Personal expenses, Tips and Gratuities.
- All not mentioned in Inclusions.