Fantastic kayaking and cruise in Halong Bay

Real Kayaking Tour Halong Bay

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Hanoi - Halong Bay port - Kayaking Halong - Ba Trai Dao lagoon - Lan Ha bay - Hanoi
3-day tour with 1-day kayaking and 2-night on wooden junk
Kayaking grade: Moderate. View grading definition here

Real Halong kayaking tour offers you a great access to discover Halong Bay different from regular tours. With the wonder of karst topography featuring 3,000 limestone and dolomite islets sprinkled over a calm sea of over 1500 square km., Halong provides an ideal location for sea kayaking. We are offering you, both novice and experienced kayakers, an brilliant bay cruise combining with fantastic sea kayaking. The best highlight inevitably is the second day on paddles to sea areas touched only by kayaks .


Tour Highlights
  • Amazing limestone formations
  • Inclusive junk for overnight
  • Support boat all the time
  • All meals included

Real Kayaking Tour Halong Bay route map


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

PRICE (Per person)
Valid to 31st December, 2016


1 person:        US$ 680
2 persons:     US$ 425
3-4 persons:  US$ 385
5-6 persons:  US$ 350
from 7 persons up:  on request
Single Supplement:      US$  285


1 person:      US$555
2 persons:    US$ 365
3-4 persons: US$ 345
5-6 persons: US$ 330
Single Supplement: US$ 285



  • 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 in the itinerary
  • First-aid kit
  • Water & Snacks
  • Entrance and sightseeing fee


  • Travel insurance
  • Visa
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses

Note: we use private support boat when kayaking to explore hidden and untouristy corners of Halong Bay. That makes our itinerary different from those organized by other operators who just use massive kayaking packages offered by the overnight junks.  Our trips are for true and different kayaking experience in Halong Bay.

Note: These prices are subject to change without prior notice.



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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 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.

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

Today we suggest you should have a full breakfast to be ready for physical activities. Transfer to support boat to reach to kayaks checkpoints. We will start paddle to explore small, untouched caves which become even untouchable if tides get too high. Under million years of geographical structure, some caves thrust right though islets, some make the sole entry into hidden lagoon.
We keep our kayaks to Ba Trai Dao lagoon, along with a stunning and fairly rough sea stream. The support boat will follow you all the times which can help to take you further to the less touristy area and make your tour real kayaking adventure. We will be back to mother boat just after sailing to Lan Ha Bay, which is smaller than Halong Bay but much more interesting with lots of secluded beaches. Dinner and overnight onboard.
Kayaking:  6 hrs
Meals:    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Twin shared cabin

Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi

Get up in the morning with the sun setting the first lights to the magical bay. Take part in a Tai Chi lesson on sundeck before enjoying delicious breakfast. Get your last view of Vietnam’s top destination. Check out and clear bill while the cruise is sailing back to the dock.
Our driver picks you up for a comfortable transfer back to Hanoi. Get ready for your flight home or connect to another adventure in Cambodia, Laos or Myanmar with ActiveTravel.Asia. Tour Kayak in Halong bay ends of services.
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.