Explore Vietnam in 5 Days

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Are you looking for a tour to discover the highlights of Northern Vietnam. This package is planed for you. With this package You can explore not only Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba island, with cruising on the bay but also do trekking to the mountains of Vietnam to see the ethnic people and the rice terraces there.

Key infomation

  • Visit Lan Ha Bay and Viet Hai village
  • Visit Sapa, Cat Cat, Lao Chai and Ta Van



Day 1: Hanoi-Lan Ha Bay - Kayaking - Swimming (Lunch, Dinner) June 11, 2023

Cruise Bus
Around 8AM : Our bus will pick you at your hotel and transfer to the the Harbor
11:30: Our tour guide will pick you up at the waiting station at Ben Beo
11h30: Transfer by tender to the cruise
12h15: We welcome our guests onboard the cruise and then check in, enjoy Welcome Drink, receive cruise brief and safety instruction by crew member and Cruise Manager.
12h30: We have lunch before continuing our journey via the islets. These amazing limestone karst formations rise up out of the sea in an impressive manner. This area is untouched, as not many cruise ships use the route via the Cat Ba Island – Coc Ngoi islet – through Cua Dong to Ba Trai Dao area.
14h30: The Cruise sails through Lan Ha Bay. The area is surrounding of extraordinary limestone karsts landscapes. You can start your journey to visit Dark & Bright Cave and islets by kayaking which is a wild and mysterious beauty in the middle of the World Heritage, enjoy swimming in the crystal clear waters of the Bay.
15h30: Just enjoy a swim. This is a great experience, immersed in the crystal clear waters of the bay.
16:45: Returning your Cruises boat you can watch the magnificent sunset over the Gulf of Tonkin. Onboard you may join a traditional cooking class. Our chef will instruct you in the making of some Vietnam sping-rolls. In the early evening the boat has it’s Happy Hour deal.
19h00: Dinner is served. Enjoy delicious local food prepared and served for you by our wonderful onboard catering staff. This is a delightful meal in an intimate romantic setting.
21h00: Enjoy the landscape of the bay at night up on the top deck. Relax whilst enjoying drinks from the bar. Try your hand at night squid fishing, enjoy the funny Karaoke time with friends and family. Overnight on the cruise
23h00: End of Day One program.

Day 2: Viet Hai Village - Hiking - Navy Peak - Plankton Bioluminescent Night Kayak (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) June 12, 2023

Bicycle Cruise
06:00 Begin your new day with taking photos, or enjoy the sunrise from your cabin window or from the sun-deck.
07:00 Enjoy a breakfast in the delighted and peaceful beauty of the bay.
08:30 Transfer to a tender to visit Viet Hai Village on Cat Ba Island and hop on a bicycle ride (electric car also available) through a rainforest tunnel that leads to a village nestled in a valley deep in a national park. Meet, visit a traditional house, and greet local inhabitants doing their daily work, see their homes and the village school.
12:00 Check in your bungalow in the middle of Cat Ba national park
12:15 Lunch will be served with 5-6 vietnamese traditional dishes
13:30 we will start hiking to Navi Peak and Tien Duc Cave where the best viewpoint to see Halong bay, lan ha bay and Catba national park.
17.30 – 19.15 Back to the village for refreshing and enjoying your relaxing time in the garden and having dinner. After dinner: Relax or enjoying some drinks at the bar.
Optional with extra charge of 30$/person the night kayak to see plankton bioluminescent sparking.

Day 3: Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Town - Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch) June 13, 2023

Breakfast will be served at our restaurant from 7-9AM
9:30 You will be picked up by our golf car to Viet Hai habour to go back Cat Ba town
10h45 Whilst cruising back you can enjoy a delightful lunch.
11h45 We return to the quay side in the south of the bay, where our visitors disembark.
12h00 We bid farewell at the port, this is the end of the program. We hope you have enjoyed your time with us and wish you a safe onward journey.
12h30 Back to your drop-off point in Cat Ba. , you can take the bus to Hanoi

Day 4: HANOI - SAPA BY BUS - SHORT TREK TO CAT CAT VILLAGE (Lunch, Dinner) June 14, 2023

6.30 – 7.00: Pick up from your hotel/stay, get on limousine bus and depart for Sapa Town ( for the one booked bus ticket with us ) .
9.30: Follow the highway to Lao Cai city with the first comfort break
11.00: Second comfort break at Lao Cai city before approaching Sapa
13 :00Arrive at Sapa Town with colorful traditional costumes of H’Mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People. Local tour guide pick you up at the bus station, transfer to our office (Golden Villa Hotel)
Have Lunch and check-in the room. We will then depart from the hotel at 2:30pm and walk down 3Km to Exploring Cat Cat –Shin chai village of H’mong colonial French discovered area and a renowned resort to officials from the early twentieth century. Arriving to Cat Cat village, visitors will be visiting the Hydropower station, the waterfall of Cat Cat village as well as learning about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving , carved silver, hand forged agricultural tools. After that you will walk back to Sapa (4Km)
Relax and have dinner
Overnight at the hotel in Sapa

Day 5: Trekking Lao Chai, Ta Van Villages (Breakfast, Lunch) June 15, 2023

Breakfast and check-out the room before 8:30AM. Then we could start our trek down to Y Linh Ho, a village inhabited by the Hmong minority. This is a great opportunity to take photographs of hereditary terraces that are estimated around 100 years old. From Y Linh Ho we will make our way to Lao Chai village where you will visit the Hmong home town. Stop in Lao Chai for lunch break around 1 hour.
You will then continue walking to Ta Van, an established Hmong and Giay village. In Ta Van village we will then arrange a mini van to pick you up and take you to Sapa.
Get back to Sapa at around 2:00PM. Have shower at our hotel.
3:00PM we will got a shuttle to drive you to the bus office, check-in the bus for you to go back to Hanoi. Before you leave we got to prepare you some sandwiches to take a way with you
Tour End !

Important noted

  • Trip Inclusions

    • 3 days 2 nights discover Lan Ha Bay and Viet Hai Village
    • 1 night on Venezia Cruise and one night at Lan homestay in Viet Hai Village
    • Sapa trekking tour 2 days 1 night
    • Round trip limousine bus ticket from Hanoi to Sapa and Hanoi to Cat Ba
    • 1 night at hotel in Sapa
    • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary ( B/Breakfast, L/Lunch, D/Dinner )
    • Entrance fees
    • Experienced English Speaking tour guide
    • TRekking/ Kayaking/ and activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Trip Exclusions

    • Hotel in Hanoi
    • Round trip flight ticket to Vietnam
    • Other things are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Things To Carry

    • Sun screen
    • Mosquito spray
    • Hiking shoes or training shoes
  • Cancellation Policy

    • Free cancellation 3 days before departure
    • 50% if you cancel from 1-3 days before departure
    • 100% charge with in 1 day before departure
  • Refund Policy

    • Free cancellation 3 days before departure
    • 50% if you cancel from 1-3 days before departure
    • 100% charge with in 1 day before departure
  • Children Policy

    To confirm the booking guests are required to pay 100$ deposit via paypal, we will contact you when we have your contact

Tran Binh An

My name is Tran Binh An - founder at Beka Travel. I have been experienced in tourism industry for many years and I am the person who create website https://bekatravel.com with the passion of bringing local experices to international tourists. I focus on guests sastification and local experiences


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    Isabelle S S Jan 10, 2023


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Latest departure date: 11/06/2023