So exciting if you enjoy extreme sports in the legend landscapes of Halong bay, you will have an opportunity to climb famous rocks & islets, which float on the sea, and take part in kayaking to explore Halong Bay, which is recognized a wonder of world. So i believe that you will have many unforgettable memories from the Itinerary.
Day 1: HA NOI – HAI PHONG – CAT BA (L, D)
1:000 PM – 1:30 PM: Coastline ride into the small farming village of Lien Minh. Soon you’ll find yourself in the remote and breath taking Butterfly Valley, Lien Minh with only twelve farming family inhabitants.
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Delicious lunch on a bee farm with fresh local foods
2:30 PM – 3:45 PM: After lunch you will meet your trekking guide(s), who will take you for a trek into the jungle and mountains of this remote and un-traveled section of the National Park.
3:45 – 5:00 PM: Energized after your trek, your group will take a short walk through the farmlands of Butterfly Valley passing friendly water buffalo and cattle, and enter the Village Greenhouse to help tend fields for next seasons planting. Shortly after, your group will help the local Villagers with access road cleaning and weed clearing as an Environmental Action day.
5:00 PM – 5:30PM: Return to Cat Ba Town
6:30 PM: Dinner
Overnight in Cat Ba
Day 2: HA LONG BAY ROCK CLIMBING , CRUISING, KAYAKING TRIP (B, L, D)
8:45AM – 12:45AM: Depart Cat Ba Town to Ben Beo. Cast off into Lan Ha Bay, an area of Ha Long Bay that is lightly traveled, and astounding in preserved beauty. After cruising through a maze of karst towers you will arrive at the secluded and uninhabited Moody’s Island beach with sea water caressing two shorelines beneath a massive limestone cliff. You’re certified climbing guides will outfit you with safe and comfortable UIAA standard climbing harnesses and rock climbing gear.
After brief instruction your guides will set up top-rope systems on a variety of different routes so that you may ascend the rock face safely and worry free. With the coaching of our experienced guides, climb as high as you’d like overlooking the emerald waters of Ha Long Bay and enjoy a spectacular view unlike any other.
Spend the morning challenging yourself on different routes, which will no doubt leave you hungry for more…..or at least hungry for food! We’ll set you up a full spread of lunch while everyone can chat about their unique experiences and feelings while climbing.
1:00PM-2:00PM: Have lunch on boat
2:00PM-4:30PM: After lunch, your group will kayak over to Nam Cat Island and help the local National Park Rangers and Slo Pony guides set up camping tents for the evening’s rest from an exciting day of adventure and fun. Depending on the season and size of a group on the day’s outing, the group may camp in a number of the rustic huts recessed off the beach’s shoreline.
4:30PM-5:00PM: Cruise through Lan Ha Bay to Nam Cat Island
5:00PM – 6:00PM: Treasure Hunt
Overnight in Nam Cat Island
Day 3: LAN HA BAY KAYAKING AND EXPLORATION TRIP (B, L)
Enjoy Breakfast on the beach
9:00AM Board junk at Nam Cat.
9:15AM – 9:45AM Cruise through beautiful Lan Ha Bay to Han Nuoc
9:45AM – 11:45AM
Kayak through the cave’s archway
12:00PM – 1:15PM Enjoy a delicious lunch
1:30PM – 2:15PM Cruise through Lan Ha Bay back to Cat Ba Island
3:15 PM Depart for Hanoi
– Transfer Cat Ba Pier – Hotel Day 1
– Transfer Slo Pony Adventures office – Excursion sites Transfer – Nam Cat after SPVN Excursion
– 2 star accommodation on twin share basis on Cat Ba x 1 night Basic accommodation in twin share bamboo huts x 1 night Kayaking Day 2, Rock Climbing Day 2
– Sailing on traditional junk Day 2
– Meals as indicated
– Access Fees and Tickets on Slo Pony Adventure trips Western Certified Guide(s) Fluent in English on day 2 UIAA certified
– Climbing Equipment and Climbing Shoes
– Personal expenses
– Hanoi – Cat Ba – Hanoi transfer
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