UNIQUE CRUISES ON WOODEN JUNKS IN LAN HA BAY
Stunning Dragon Bay - Wonder of Nature
01 Day - One day in Lan Ha bay aboard Classic Wooden Junk with Seafood Lunch
Our day trip starts from the island of Cat Ba is the biggest amongst of 366 islands which together form the archipelago of Cat Ba. Consisting of mountains, covert with a tropical rain forest, the island also has beaches with white sand and splendid coral reefs. It’s wonderful and varied landscapes, combining sea and mountains are a tourist destinations which consists of a lot highlights.
Hightlights of the cruise:
• A special cruise staying away from the crownds which makes this ideal to discover Lan Ha bay in all its true beauty.
• An excellent on board kitchen which serves fresh seafood from the Halong Bay
• Kayaking tour in the wonder of nature in Lan Ha Bay to explore the hidden caves and lagoons
Our day cruise program in details:
First Option: a half-day journey: Cat Ba – Lan Ha Bay – Cat Ba
The cruise will start at Ben Beo port, in Cat Ba island, leaving at 12h30. After a warm welcome, the junk will sail to the biggest floating village of fishermen. After one hour of sailing, the wonderful beaches of Ba Trai Dao will appear, with a majestic view in the background we will stop and have a swim. During this excursion, you will be astonished by the beauty of the Lan Ha Bay which is situated between Cat Ba island and Halong Bay with its abandoned beaches and the floating fishing villages.
After this we will have a lunch with freshly caught products of the sea, followed by a moment of rest. Then we will continue our cruise through the Lan Ha Bay and will put up the sails (if the weather permits us to do so) You will have the impression that you travel through a world of millions of years ago with fossils of animals. Disembarking around 17:30 . End of our services .
(Possibility to cruise in the morning from 7:30 to 12:30 if you're already in the green island of Catba , lunch on board at 11:00 or without lunch )
Second Option: A full day cruise in Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba Island - Wonder of Nature (Lunch is included)
Our adventure will begins at the port of Ben Beo in Cat Ba Island at 8:00 . After a welcome drink, the classic sailing junk will go through the first floating fishing villages and then sails into the Lan Ha Bay . After an hour of sailing the wonderful Ba Trai Dao beaches appear, which are such a magical setting that you want to stop there and swim .
After this a lunch of seafood is served , followed by a some resting time while the crew will stop the engine so the ship can continue by sail (if the weather and the wind are good enough) into the bay. After this you can go on a kayaking tour which will bring you to a small hidden lake which is completely surrounded by cliffs and karsts.
Once you are back on board the junk will stop at a fishing village. The village shows you how the people have built their houses floating on water. This is is an opportunity to discover the local way of life and hospitality of the villagers and get an excellent insight into life on water. Then we will continue our cruise through the Lan Ha Bay and will put up the sails (if the weather permits us to do so) You will have the impression that you travel through a world of wonders. Cruise ends at 17:15. This amazing cruise will give you a good experience into life on water in the Wonder of Nature. End of our services .
This program includes:
- Private sailing junk just for your group
- Admission to the listed places as mentioned
- Seafood lunch on board
- Welcoming drink upon arrival
- Swimming at Ba Trai Dao beach
- Kayaking tour in Lan Ha Bay
This does not include:
- Drinks during the cruise
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal travel insurance
- Everything that is not mentioned in the category "the price includes".
Responsible cruise in Wonder of Nature
Indochine Junk always focuses on sharing benefits with the locals to protect the environment and to improve the lives of the sea based community. We continue to support local people to collect garbages in Van Boi fishing village and replanting mangrove forests in Cat Hai fishing village for local people. We are calling for support to protect Lan ha bay and Halong Bay, hoping each visitor will join with Indochine Junk to support sustainable and responsible tourism for our future generation.