04: HA LONG KAYAKING
(5 days/ 4 nights)
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi (D)
You will be met at the airport and transferred
to your hotel in downtown Hanoi.
Hanoi - Hai Phong - Halong (BLD)
(Road); Offshore Halong
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 or in tents.
Day 3: Off shore
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 - Hanoi
(Boat & Road)(BL)
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 5 :
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for your departure home. (B)
- Number of Persons -
| 2 stars
offering in this trip
- Tents for the night
- Private transfer and transportation.
- Kayaks and boats for the journey.
- Meals as specified.
- Dry bags for keeping valuables.
- 2 pers sharing a room
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.
starts in and ends in Hanoi .
car or bus, motor-cycle, fishing boat,
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)