3 days and 2 nights is the perfect time to truly enjoy Lan Ha Bay’s beauty, with opportunity to visit Cat Ba island’s most famous landmarks or a full-day Catamaran exploration!

Detailed Itinerary


08:30: Our limousine will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.

11:30: Arrive at the Scarlet Pearl check-in area at Halong International Cruise Port – Where we will complete the check-in process and other procedures.

Transfer to Scarlet Pearl Cruise. Welcome aboard! Enjoy a welcome drink during the cruise briefing, including safety instructions, before check-in to your cabin.

A splendid lunch is served at Tahiti Restaurant while cruising into the primitive Lan Ha Bay. The bay has hundreds of small and large islands, making it an enormous, wonderful scene to look at while dining.

15:30: We reach the landing spot AO EACH to do kayaking & swimming

17:00: Return to Scarlet Pearl Cruises to relax and admire the sunset on our sundeck.

17:30: Our Vietnamese cooking demonstration is a great way to learn how to prepare delicious dishes and Our chef will guide you on how to make famous traditional Vietnamese spring rolls and salad.

19:00: It is time to enjoy your dinner, as well as a special culture exchange on the restaurant stage between guests, who come from all over the world, and the Vietnamese host.


06:30: Begin your new day with a Taichi session, taking photos, or enjoy the sunrise from your cabin window.

Enjoy a light breakfast in the fresh air and peaceful beauty of the bay.

9:00: We reach the landing spot of Viet Hai Village on Cat Ba Island where we will hop on bikes (electric car available) for an active tour along small paved roads towards a village nestled in a valley. Meet and greet local inhabitants doing their daily work, see their homes and the village school.

12:00: Enjoy your special lunch on the luxury sailboat. Guests will have the chance to go fishing and swimming in the remote areas of the bay with the most breathtaking views.

13:30: Relax onboard until our luxury catamaran sailboat picks you up on style to explore some hidden parts of Lan Ha Bay such as Dau Be Island or Ba Trai Dao beach. A delightful picnic lunch will be taken with you on the sailboat to relish later.

15:30: Return to Scarlet Pearl Cruise, then take some time to refresh or relax with our massage services as we cruise to the sleeping area of the bay.

A new menu is served for this evening’s dinner.


06:30: Begin your new day with a Taichi session, taking photos, or enjoy the sunrise from your cabin window.

Enjoy a light breakfast in the fresh air and peaceful beauty of the bay.

Visit Dark & Bright Cave which is the perfect destination for our excursion, a serene round lake encompassed by rich trees and high stone walls.

Take your pick either exploring the cave by yourself in a kayak or comfortably on local bamboo boat rowed by the locals.

09:15 – 9:45: Return to Scarlet Pearl Cruises, pack your luggage and check-out of your cabin while cruising towards the port.

Enjoy an extraordinary brunch on board and then disembark at Halong International Cruise Port. Our luxury limousine car will transfer you back to Hanoi.

14:30 – 15:00: Arrive back to your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Trip ends.


Welcome drinks

Tourist sites entrance fee

Experienced English speaking guide

2 bottles of drinking water in cabin

Free tea & café in breakfast

Meals in tour: 02 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast (2 days 1 night)

Kayaking or rowing boat

Fish/ squid fishing


Round trip shuttle bus pick up & drop off in Hanoi Old Quarter area.

Massage service on board

Other drinks, tips & personal expenses

Visa, flight tickets & hotel room

VAT invoice (10%)

Surcharge tourist site ticket due to changes from government policy

All services are not mentioned in the inclusion site