Hidden kayaking rout, awesome nature scenery

Complete Halong Kayak Adventure Tour

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Hanoi - Halong Bay - Sung Sot cave - Van chai - Dark Cave - Ba Tra Dao Lagoon - Lan Ha bay - Ho Ba Ham - Halong - Hanoi
4-day tours with 2-day kayaking and overnight on Chinese junk
Kayaking grade: Moderate. View grading definition here

Kayaking in Halong is the top water related adventure in Vietnam. Halong is very famous with more than a thousand limestone peaks soaring from its crystalline emerald water. The calm sea in Halong bay provides an ideal location for sea kayaking as we paddle through a maze of islets amid dramatic natural scenery. With modern kayaking equipment, we are able to maximize on speed and maneuverability as they allow accessing the open sea, hidden lagoons and limestone caves that are nearly unable to touch by any other means. You will expect to paddle amongst islets, visit hidden caves, lagoons, unspoiled beaches, floating fishing village and talk with local fish man.  

Tour Highlights
  • Amazing limestone formations
  • Beautiful and different kayaking route
  • Mordern kayak equipment 
  • Support boat all the times
  • All meals and transfer included

Complete Halong Kayak Adventure Tour route map


Day 1: Transfer/kayaking Halong Bay
Day 2: Kayaking Halong Bay
Day 3: Kayaking Halong Bay
Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi.

TOUR PRICE (Per person)
(Valid to 31st December 2017)

Group of 1 kayaker: US$ 1,195
Group of 2 kayakers: US$ 695
Group of 3 - 4 kayakers: US$ 615
Group of 5-6 kayakers: US$ 545
Group of 7 kayakers upon request
Single Supplement: US$ 395

Group of 1 kayaker: US$ 915
Group of 2 kayakers: US$ 595
Group of 3 - 4 kayakers: US$ 545
Group of 5-6 kayakers: US$ 510
Group of 7 kayakers upon request
Single Supplement: US$ 395


- Returned AC vehicle
- Twin shared cabin on overnight junk
- Private support boat as paddling
- Sit-in kayak (single or double depending on availability)
- Dry bag
- Private English speaking guide
- Meals as indicated
- First-aid kit
- Water & Snacks
- Entrance and sightseeing fee
- Taxes and service charges


- Travel insurance
- Visa process and stamp fee
- Tips and gratitude
- Personal expenses
- Others not mentioned



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Day 1: Hanoi – Halong Bay

At 08.00AM, Our Vietnam adventure tour guide will welcome you at the hotel then leave Hanoi for Halong bay.

Good to know - if you select Shuttle transfer option, the shuttle bus will collect you at hotels located in Ancient Quarter or a pick-up point. The collecting time is from 07.30AM to 07.45AM. Please inform us your hotel name and address to be clear.

After about 3.5 hours drive, arrive in Halong City then board on a wooden traditional style junk for a fine seafood lunch and a short sail to Sung Sot Cave. Following with the caving exploration, we enjoy a beautiful cruise through an amazing area of limestone islets. Passing by a floating village before reaching Luon Cave, which makes a tunnel through a mountain. Dinner and overnight on a cruise.
Transfer Hanoi – Halong Bay: 3.5 hrs
Meals:      Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:    Twin shared cabin

Day 2: Kayaking Halong Bay

Breakfast in the pure morning of the bay then we kick off our kayaking day. Start paddling to Van Chai Floating village then keep sailing to Dark Cave. If tide permits, we will get further into this cave for a deeper discovery. The cave is a 200m long, dark tunnel thrusting through a limestone mountain. And the tunnel is the sole entry to a secluded and magnificent lagoon. We can also pop up into some other caves nearby. Lunch on support boat in front of the cave.
In afternoon, set our kayaks to Ba Trai Dao Lagoon, along with a stunning and fairly rough sea channel, for its amazing beaches. Keep on sailing to Lan Ha Bay, which is smaller than Halong Bay but much more interesting with lots of lovely beaches. Cruise back to Halong Bay for dinner and overnight on mother boat.
Kayaking:  6 hrs
Meals:    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Twin shared cabin

Day 3: Kayaking – Halong Bay

Immerse yourself in a tranquility morning under magical sunlights. Take a full breakfast then transfer to support boat. This support boat follows you the entire time of the tour, that can take us deeply into remote, untouched areas. That is a highlighted feature distinguished our services outstanding from other operators and make your tour very much true adventure one.
Today, we are going to take a kayak to Lan Ha Bay, where we have to across a wide sea channel for Dau Be Island. Take a turn to the western side of the island that is the location of Ho Ba Ham (Three Tunnel Lake), a deep grotto with three inland lakes. The grotto is inaccessible except in low tides and by kayak only. There are beautiful beaches around where we may stop for swimming.
Optional paddling around the island before transfer back to mother boat for dinner and overnight.
Kayaking:   5 - 6 hrs
Meals:    Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Accommodation:  Twin shared cabin

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi

Breakfast on the junk after enjoying Tai Chi on the sundeck while our cruise is navigating through amazing rock formations to get back Halong City.
Have your last lunch on board then check out. Our driver awaits you at the dock, ready for a transfer back to Hanoi center. Services end upon your hotel arrival.
Cruising:    3 hrs
Transfer Halong Bay – Hanoi:  3.5 hrs
Meals:      Breakfast, Lunch

Note on client safety
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, the frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.