Duration: 2 days/ 1 night
Start/End: Hanoi/ Hanoi (Pickup & Drop off at the hotel)
Active level: Moderation
Tour Category: Hanoi tours, Halong Bay tours
Date: No fixed dates
Tour Type: Explore and Experience
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Brief Itinerary : 

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island
Day 2: Cat Ba Island – Hai Phong – Hanoi

Special Interest

Boat cruising through thousand islands and swimming in crystal water in Halong Bay, learn more about Anti-American war by visiting Military Hospital cave on Cat Ba Island, visit Cat Ba National Park

Hanoi to Cat Ba Island & Halong Bay Tour – 2 Days

This 2-day Hanoi – Halong Bay – Cat Ba island tour allows you to visit the spectacular beauty of the World Natural Wonder and its nearby awe-inspiring island. Taking a picturesque route from Hanoi, cruising along Halong Bay and exploring Cat Ba Island by boat trip will be a memorable experience in your 2-day tour. You also have the chance to admire the stalagmite grottos in Halong Bay and, explore of Military Hospital Cave, Cat Ba National Park in this Halong Bay and Cat Ba Island 2-day tour.

Highlights of Hanoi – Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island 2-day tour

  • Scenic journey from Hanoi to Halong city to get the beautiful shots of the Vietnamese countryside
  • Cruise on Halong Bay with breath-taking scenery
  • Enjoy the calm crystal water of the Bay
  • Discover the Military Hospital Cave and trek through the lush forest in Cat Ba Island
  • Feast on delicious seafood meals on Halong Bay and Cat Ba Island

Experience our Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island 2-day tour with

  • Knowledgeable and experienced guides and all are licensed
  • Friendly and careful drivers
  • Air-conditioned, spacious and comfortable vehicles
  • A wide range of on-site services
Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island (L)

8.00: This morning we will depart Hanoi to start our 2-day Halong Bay and Cat Ba Island tour by taking a 3-hour drive to Halong City. On the way, we will stop taking pictures of Vietnamese farming and refreshments in the Red River Delta.


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11.30: Upon arriving in Halong City, we will embark on the emerald water of Halong Bay to explore the Bay with thousands of limestone mountains while enjoying a fresh seafood lunch on boat. On the sailing to impressive islands, we will stop at crystal water and calm area for swimming and kayaking.


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16.00: We arrive in Cat Ba Island to continue our 2-day tour. You are transferred from the wharf to the hotel by our company bus. After hotel check-in, you are free at leisure till time to enjoy our dinner at the hotel.

Day 2: Cat Ba Island Discovery – Hai Phong – Hanoi (B, L)

8.00: After our breakfast at the hotel, follow your guide to Cat Ba National Park. On the way there we will have a short break by visiting the Military Hospital cave that was used by the North Vietnamese Army during the American war. Following is a short trek in a national park to enjoy panoramic view jungle.


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11.00: Afterward we will return to Cat Ba town, lunch before boarding the one-hour ferry service back to Vietnam’s largest seaport and third largest city of Hai Phong.

13.00: Arriving in Hai Phong where our vehicle waiting for transferring us back to Hanoi.

16.30: Finish off our 2-day Cat Ba – Halong Bay tour at the hotel in Hanoi.

  • A/C Transportation
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Enthusiastic and experienced English speaking guide
  • Boat trip with seafood lunch
  • Meal are indicated on schedule (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Accommodation in Cat Ba Island
  • Entrance fees, sightseeing tickets
  • Reasonable supply of bottled water
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as shopping; telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
  • Pre and post accommodation
  • Optional requested services during tour: such as massages, music performance, beauty services…