ST-KA 04: HA LONG KAYAKING (7 days/ 5nights)

Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in downtown Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi - - Halong  (B, L, D)

Depart Hanoi at 0800 hours to Halong, stopping en route to watch masons and woodcarvers at work in Sao Do at 1000 hours. Continue to Halong Bay and arrive around 1200 noon. Board a traditional red-sailed junk for a seafood lunch before sailing to Ba Men Temple. Disembark on this beautiful beach to receive instructions on kayaking techniques and safety procedures by our Guide. At 1500 hours, visit Ho Ba Ham (Three-Cave Lagoon) for the first exploration in Halong. After dinner, come up and gather at Ba Men Temple. This is a great chance to take pictures of fishermen giving offerings to the Whale God. Once finished, one hour paddling under the moonlight is highly recommended. Overnight on board .


Day 3: Off shore Halong (Boat) (B, L, D)

Start a new day at 0800 hours from Ba Men Temple paddle to Dau Be Island, visit to the floating Fishing village where Fishermen are not only fishing but raising Crabs and Shrimps as well. There is a stop on the isolated beach for swimming until meeting the Mother boat for lunch at noon. At 02:00 p.m., cross Lan Ha bay by kayak to the Three-Peach island, a wonderful place for swimming, fishing and sunbathing. Overnight on board.


Day 4: Halong with Three Peach Island (Boat) (B, L, D)
Full day paddling to explore the Three Peach Island. Overnight on board.


Day 5: Halong with Hanh Cave (Boat) (B, L, D)

This morning motor to Hanh Cave. Lunch before paddling to explore the longest cave in Halong (2 km). Overnight on board.


Day 6: Halong - Hanoi (Boat & Road) (B, L)

Return to Bai Chay by boat. Farewell lunch with crew on board at noontime before driving back to Hanoi. Transfer to hotel in Hanoi.
This evening, explore Hanoi on your own and perhaps check out the performance of north Vietnam's unique water puppets.


Day 7: Depart Hanoi
Transfer to airport for your departure home. (B)

Cost validity until 341Dec 2009

 - Number of Persons -





Single Sup
2 stars 699 449 369  
3 stars 728 478 399  
4 stars 799 554 469  
5 stars 854 610 529  


Hotels offering in this trip
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars

- Private transfer and transportation.
- Kayaks and boats for the journey.
- Welcome drink, 03 lunches, 02 dinners, 02 breakfasts, 01 soft drink from second meal, free tea and coffee, fresh fruit.
- Dry bags for keeping valuables.

- 2 nights accommodation on AC cabin in the private junk with boat cruise.

- English speaking guide specialized in Kayak.

- Personal expenses.
- Camera and films.
- Other meals and drinks.
- Emergency Evacuation.
- Other services not mentioned above.


Hat; flashlight (explore caves); sun block; gloves; sandals or plastic shoes; tee-shirt & shorts; medical kit; mattress (if camping); camera with plenty of film.

Trip Summary:


Trip starts in and ends in Hanoi .


All year round;


Moderate to Strenous;


Tourist-class hotels(Standard),


Private car or bus, motor-cycle, fishing boat,


As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)


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