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3-Day Halong Bay Cruise and Cat Ba Island Tour

  • Stay in a 3-star hotel in Cat Ba Island and a night afloat in Halong Bay
  • Visit Sung Sot Cave, Monkey Island, a pearl farm, and cycle to a village
  • Relax with door-to-door round-trip transport from Hanoi Old Quarter
3-Day Halong Bay Cruise and Cat Ba Island Tour
From US$226,00
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See a different side of Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, without the expense of two nights onboard a ship on this action-packed tour that includes the Lan Ha Bay area and Cat Ba Island. Visit Monkey Island, Sung Sot Cave, Soi Sim Island, and Viet Hai village, and savor seven delicious Vietnamese meals. Tour includes round-trip, door-to-door transportation: Upgrade for deluxe accommodations.

What to Expect

After pickup from your hotel, travel by coach to Halong City and board your cruise. Enjoy lunch before stops at Soi Sim Island and Sung Sot Cave. Following a cooking demo, savor dinner on board followed by your choice of karaoke or squid fishing.

Eat breakfast while admiring Halong Bay’s stunning landscapes before visiting a pearl farm. Board a day-boat and cruise to Viet Hai harbor to cycle 3 miles (5 kilometers) through the jungle and visit a local family in their village. Sail through Lan Ha Bay to Monkey Island and admire the primates before you land at Cat Ba. Check in to your 3-star hotel in time for dinner.

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and travel to the harbor to board your transfer boat. Sail back to port and drive to a local restaurant for lunch. Finally, return to your Hanoi Old Quarter hotel by bus.

Reviews (28)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile
Halong bay cruise & Cat Ba island tour - good memorial

I searched 3 days tour in Halong and Cat Ba island, but there are not many options such as cruises in Halong bay. Finally, we found this tour and it’s very suitable for our group: 1 night on cruise and 1 night in hotel in...More

Thank Po T
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile
Nice trip!

Although the weather wasn’t perfect, we had a wonderful trip. Our tourguide Peter was very entertaining and helpful. One of the highlights was titop island and kayaking. The rooms on the boat were very comfortable. Drinks on the boat not included and quite expensive. The...More

2  Thank Giuseppe R
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile
Not worth it

My husband and I spend 2 nights/3 days at Halong bay and cat ba island with Apricot Cruises. The place is definitely beautiful and as far as natural beauty goes totally worth the visit. However, I would not recommend doing a cruise. A good alternative...More

20  Thank alexandra k
Reviewed 3 August 2018
Loved it sooo much!

We did a night on Halong Bay and another in Cat Ba Island and it was amazing. Daisy looked after so well. There was a bit of confusion as there was a problem with our intial boat but Daisy looked after it and kept us...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Sue G
Reviewed 17 June 2018
Halong Bay Tours

This is a tour I recommend if you go to Hanoi, we booked through Halong Bay tours.com the 3 days 2nights . I do not believe you will see and experience all on offer in a day tour, the trip was well organised the staff...More

Date of experience: May 2018
9  Thank jimandronni1
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9 December 2018|
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Response from Sue G | Reviewed this property |
We only took small bags but there was plenty of room for big bags - might only be a problem if you are boat hopping (as we did to get to the island).
Kelly A
14 November 2018|
Response from jimandronni1 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Kelly, If you contact Halong Bay Cruise on there site they should be able to answer your question I do reckoned that you do this trip. The overnight tours finish next year, cheers.