4 days, 3 nights
CODE: NBCB

NINH BINH – CAT BA

This tour combines the two recent rising destinations in the Northern Vientam Ninh Binh and Cat Ba. Adventure you say? Apalca my bag!

 

Stunning scenery

 

Local homestay

 

Wildlife

TRIP ITINERARY

day 1: HANOI – HOA LU TEMPLES – TRANG AN BOAT RIDE

After breakfast, our tour guide and private car will pick you up at the hotel in Hanoi and start our journey today to Ninh Binh.

We will visit a historic destination today Hoa Lu Temples (Ancient capital in Vietnam). Then go on our Trang An boat ride which takes you along the river, past beautiful limestone karst peaks, through caves and to some small temples. The scenery is beautiful and the boat ride very relaxing.

Overnight at a local bungalow.

day 2: TAM COC – BICH DONG PAGODA – DANCING CAVE – CAT BA

Today, you will have a chance to do cycling which is one of the effective and simple ways to explore the culture, and lifestyle in Vietnam. The route is to Tam Coc, Bich Dong and Dancing Cave (Mua Cave).

Overnight at a homestay in Viet Hai village.

day 3: FULL DAY TREKKING AND CYCLING IN VIET HAI – OVERNIGHT AT FLOATING HOUSE

After breakfast, let’s go and explore the daily life of local people in Cat Ba national Park. Your tour guide will wait you at the pier to start your cycling trip to the center of village. In the afternoon, trek with your local guide to the peak of Hai Quan post where you will be lured into a panoramic view of Halong bay, Lan Ha bay and Cat Ba town.

Overnight at a floating house. Take your time to swim and do kayaking.

Day 4: LAN HA BAY DISCOVERY BY KAYAKING - HANOI

After breakfast, kayak by yourself to explore surrounding beaches and fishing life. Enjoy your free morning here before heading back to Beo ferry by a tender. Lunch will be served by yourself at Beo ferry. Your shared bus will pick you up at Beo ferry to Hanoi.

Arrive Hanoi around 5pm.

Itinerary subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions.

Included: Ground transport, English-speaking guide, accommodation, activities & meals mentioned above. Not included: Airfares, visa fees, travel insurance, gratuities, personal expenses & all other services not clearly mentioned above.

WHY TRAVEL WITH YESD?

Authentic

We give local people employment, income and learning opportunities so they are directly involved in your tourism experience. Our guides and hosts will give you a special insight into culture and life in Vietnam.

Responsible

We aim to minimise the negative impacts of tourism on the environment and the local community while contributing positively to local economies. We don’t just talk responsible tourism, we act!

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10% of all profits from our tours go towards a community fund. This money allows us to make infrastructure improvements and provide other important resources to those in need.

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“We had YESD organise a trip to Ninh Binh last March and it was beyond what we had expected. Above all, the guys from YESD were really helpful and supportive, making our trip wonderfully smooth and memorable.”

Bich Phuong / Trip Advisor