Types of natural habitats found on Cat Ba Archipelago include limestone karsts, tropical limestone forests, coral reefs, mangrove and sea grass beds, lagoons, beaches, caves, and willow swamp forests. Cat Ba Island is one of the only populated islands in Ha Long Bay, with roughly 13,000 inhabitants living in six different communes, and 4,000 more inhabitants living on floating fishing villages off the coast
DAY 1: HA NOI - HA LONG (L,D)
7.45 - 8.30: You will be picked up at your hotel, and depart for Halong Bay. It takes you 3 hours on the way of transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay. We have a short break about 20 minutes on the half way.
12.00: You will get on the boat and cruise through the most beautiful place of the bay with the famous islets such as Cock Fighting, Dog, Dinh Huong islets …while enjoying fresh seafood Lunch (on boat). You'll also visit Thien Cung Cave (heaven grotto) and Dau Go Cave or (Hidding Wooden stake cave).
Thien Cung cave is situated on the south - west side the bay - 4 km from the wharf outside of Ha Long City. The way to this awesome cave is a perilous one, covered on both sides by thick forest. After entering a narrow gate, the grotto’s 130-meter-long girth opens up. Getting in we are more astonished in front of the very animated and splendid beauty which is made from stalactite. On the east wall of the grotto, there is a grandiose and imposing picture with characters of tales.
Going out of the Thien Cung Grotto, we have a sensation of just watching a unique, meticulous, interesting fine-art museum which is made by nature, get out of the imagine, ability and intellect of man.
16.00 -16.30: You get on Gia Luan Harbor, the waiting bus is waiting for picking you up to Cat Ba Town
Upon your arrival in Cat Ba island, check in hotel
Enjoy dinner at hotel
Your leisure time in the rest evening exploring the nature beauty of Cat Ba Island
DAY 2: CAT BA NATIONAL PARK AND KAYAKING (B,L,D)
8.00: After breakfast, our bus and tour guide will takes you to the Catba National Park – home to 32 different types of mammals and more than 2000 species of flora. You have chance for trekking up to the Ngu Lam peak about 2 hours After that you will go back to your hotel, where you can have lunch and take a rest before joining other activities.
14.00: Go to Beo Habor, get on a small boat to amazing Bay named Lan Ha, involes around 139 beautiful, small sandy beaches, in which many island has sandy beach lie between two stone mountains. This Bay is an ideal place for swimming, kayaking, having sunbath or have a picnic lunch on the beach.
On the way back Caba island, you have a chance to visit the interesting Monkey island
17.00: You get back your hotel, have dinner at 6.30. Free time to discover Catba town.
DAY 3: CAT BA - HA NOI (B,L)
7.30 - 8.00: Having breakfast at hotel and depart Cat Ba Island for Ha Long city, you will take the boat again and have chance to enjoy more of Ha Long Bay on the way back.
11.00 -11.30: We arrive Ha Long city, have lunch at a restaurant in Halong city
12.30: We depart from Ha Long to Hanoi
16 30: We arrive in Hanoi and drop you off at your hotel.
The tour ends