Calypso Cruiser 3 days 2 nights tour exploring Lan Ha Bay

You are young, dynamic and wish to take an adventure trip in Lan Ha Bay, Calypso is the best choice!
Felexible in itinerary, you can choose kayaking or rock climbing option on the second day of the trip. 

Calypso cruise offers the most comprehensive information and services for rock climbing in Vietnam! There is no better way to get high in Vietnam than rock climbing over the turquoise waters of Lan Ha Bay, which is quickly becoming the most exciting way to enjoy this world-wonder Bay.

Come with us and challenge yourseft!
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Routes: Hanoi - Hai Phong - Lan Ha Bay - Dark and Light Cave - Viet Hai Village- Cat Ba Island - Hanoi
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Day 1: Hanoi – Hai Phong – Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay

09.00 - 09.30 Our bus pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter and take the 5B highway to transfer you to Got Harbor in Hai Phong. After 02 hours and a half, the bus reaches the port.

12.00- 12.30 Step on a small boat to embark on Calypso Cruise. Cold towel and welcome drink will be served while our crews are providing the safety instructions and other matters, guiding you to check in. Have a bon-appetite lunch in our restaurant while the junk is cruising through Halong Bay to Lan Ha Bay.

15.00 Your first destination is Light and Dark Water Cave. The Light cave is short so that you can see through the cave from this side to the other side. The Dark cave is much longer than Light cave with different shapes of limestone mountains and clear water. These grottos are famous grottos in Lan Ha Bay which are suitable for taking a bamboo boat tour or kayaking by yourself to discover the surrounding. 

kayak or hop on bamboo boat to visit dark bright cave.

17.30 You come back to Calypso Cruise to refresh. Contemplating the breathtaking scenery of sunset over the Bay. A cooking class is opened so you can take part in to learn how to make Vietnamese simple traditional dishes. HAPPY HOUR on deck (buy 2 get 1 more for free). 

19.00 Have dinner in our dining room.

20.30- 22.00 After dinner, you are free to relax on top deck, join in some night activities such as karaoke, hang out at the bar, squid fishing or sightseeing on sundeck. Overnight on board.


Day 2: Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island

06.30 It is time to get up. There is a Tai Chi class, an internal Chinese martial art, opening on sundeck for everyone to join in. 

07.00- 08.00 Enjoy breakfast in our restaurant and observe the view of Lan Ha Bay.

08.30 Sail through Lan Ha Bay by a day boat which transfer you from Calypso Cruise to Viet Hai dock.

09.30 You will pay a visit to Viet Hai Village which is about 10 km from Cat Ba town. This is an unexplored natural landscape and friendly local residents. Take a short cycling trip to Viet Hai Village to discover the traditional customs of this area. 

biking in viet hai village

11.00 Ride bicycle back to Viet Hai dock, hop on the day boat and continue cruising to the other part of Lan ha Bay. 

12.00 The boat reaches Van Boi area and anchors for lunch here. 

13.00- 15.40 After lunch, you will kayak by yourself around Van Boi area for further exploration (the guide will provide safety instructions before you kayak by yourself). 

Next, we transfer to Ba Trai Dao beach (Three Peaches Beach) for swimming. Ba Trai Dao islet is a group of three small islands which is famous for clear white sand beaches and romantic look of the surrounding. 

Swimming at Ba Trai Dao Beach.

16.00 Head back to the main ship to refresh yourself, relax in your room or enjoy the second HAPPY HOUR on deck, savor your favorite drinks and admire the scenery over the Bay.

19.00 Have dinner in the Dining Hall with fresh local seafood dishes and some Vietnamese dishes. After that, you can freely take part in night activities on board. Overnight on board. 


Day 3: Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba Island – Hanoi

06.30 It is time to get up. There is a Tai Chi class, an internal Chinese martial art, opening on sundeck for everyone to join in.

07.00- 09.00 Enjoy breakfast in our restaurant. 

09.00 The staffs help you check out cabin. A bus will drive you to visit Hospital Cave which takes about 20 minutes from Gia Luan Pier. This cave is served as a secret bomb-proof hospital during American War and as a safe house for leaders. It is all empty now. Make an adventure by exploring the cave and learn about Vietnamese history while observing the landscape. 

Hospital cave in Cat Ba Island

10.30 You return to Calypso Cruise. Your lunch is served while the Cruise are heading back to the port. Enjoy the view for the last time before disembarkation. 

12.00 Disembark the junk and move to your vehicle to set off for Hanoi. 

14.30- 15.00 The bus reaches Hanoi and drops you off at your hotel. End of the 3 days tour with Calypso Cruise.

Cruise itineraries and schedules are subject to change without prenotice depending on the weather and operating conditions.

  • What to bring: Original passport, swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellent, credit card or cash
  • Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
  • Passenger’s passport is required to bring along the trip for overnight registration
  • Passenger’s personal information is required to send to reservation before departure
  • The above cruise itinerary is subject to change due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions without prior notice.
  • Promotion might be applied, inclusions and exclusions might be changed – you will be informed of changes upon booking.
  • For safety reasons, these below passengers are not highly recommended to do overnight cruise in Halong Bay:
    • Person with disability: physical or sensory
    • Person who has symptoms of hallucinations, sleepwalking, fear of being enclosed, epilepsy…
    • Person who is older than 80
    • Person who is overweight (>120kg)
Just by the way of joining-in our Vietnam Itinerary 2 weeks, you would be expored the most impressing landscapes of Vietnam from Hanoi to Saigon in 2 weeks.


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