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From Hanoi: Cat Ba Island 2-Day Trip with Homestay and Meals

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Explore Cat Ba Island on a 2-day tour from Hanoi. Get to know the locals at your homestay accommodation and savor Vietnamese cuisine. Hike through Butterfly Valley and visit a fishing village by boat.


  • Explore Butterfly Valley, seeing wild lives on the natural trekking route
  • Tasting real Vietnamese cuisine
  • Enjoy the view and water activities in Lan Ha bay when taking the boat trip
  • Relax with the herbal foot bath service at the homestay
  • Staying at the beautiful homestay in one of the most beautiful villages on Catba


The package is designed for people who don't have so much time but still want to explore the beauty of Cat Ba Island at the most the island has to offer. The package is everything you need to see Cat Ba Island. Start in the morning from Hanoi on the 1st day, you will be transported to Cat Ba Island and come back to Hanoi at 4pm on the 2nd day. Lets see the itinerary below. Day 1: Ha Noi - Cat Ba Island - Half Day Trekking - Herbal Foot Bath (Lunch/Dinner) 8am: Start from the meeting point, you will get on a bus to reach Cat Ba Island. After 3 hours and 30 mins, you will arrive at the homestay. Check in. Afterwards, you will have lunch here. Lunch is a packed Vietnamese set ensuring that you will have the best taste of local cuisine. After lunch, you will be in your free time at the homestay. 2pm: You will get picked up by a driver and a guide for the half day trekking trip in Butterfly valley. Here is one of the most beautiful valleys on Cat Ba island. On the trekking route, you will have a chance to see so many wild lives such as squirrels, beautiful bugs or even a tortoise if you are lucky. After the trek, you will be transported to the homestay. Relax at the homestay. Have dinner at the homestay. You will be served a typical Vietnamese dinner meal. Enjoy the herbal foot bath at the homestay. Day 2: Full Day Boat Trip - Ha Noi (Breakfast/Lunch) You will have breakfast at the homestay. 8am: You will get on a car to get to the meeting point in Cat Ba town where to get on the boat Follow the instruction of the boat guide, board on the boat. The boat will go through Cai Beo fishing village. The village is one of the most ancient villages in Vietnam. You will see how locals living and farming on the water. The boat get into Lan Ha bay, reach to the kayaking spot. You will kayak through a cave to get into the lagoon behind. The landscape is preserved completely as it was before. After kayaking, the boat will get to Ba Trai Dao beach - miniature Ha Long. You will have lunch and go swimming here. The boat will go to the border line between Lan Ha bay and Ha Long bay and stop there to let you enjoy the magical view Afterwards, the boat will return to the central area of Lan Ha bay. On the way, you will see thousand rocks and islets shaped in different appearances. It turns to you guessing what it looks like with your imagination. 3pm: The boat then return to the harbour. You will get on a car to get back to the homestay Get changed at the homestay. 4:20pm: Get picked up by a bus to get back to Ha Noi 7pm: Arrive at the meeting point, finish the trip.


You will get picked up and dropped off by public bus Ha Noi - Cat Ba You will get picked up and dropped off by a private car between the accommodation and the harbour Accommodation at a beautiful homestay on Cat Ba island during the package All meals at the accommodation are included in your package. All dishes are Vietnamese dishes with local ingredients. You will have lunch on the cruise trip on the 2nd day All sightseeing tickets needed A day cruise trip to visit Lan Ha Bay and Ha Long Bay Kayak rentals Tour guide during the cruise trip

Important Information

  • Provide your WhatsApp/email address for a further discussion between you and the host There are 2 routes for the trekking trip. If you are not in physical confidence, you can ask for the easier route Let us know if you have a dietary restriction to prepare food accordingly to your request.

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