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ACTIVE HALONG Day 1

3 DAYS Hanoi HaLong Bay Cat Ba Island

Sapa

V IETNA M HANOI Halong Bay

VIETNAM HANOI Halong Bay Cat Ba Island

Hanoi – Halong Bay - Cat Ba Island

Depart from the capital and make the four hour journey to Haiphong, which is situated on the Gulf of Tonkin. Here, you will board a ferry for the trip to spectacular Cat Ba Island. It is the largest of the 366 islands in the beautiful Cat Ba archipelago. Spend the afternoon exploring the national park by bicycle and enjoy a visit to a traditional northern Vietnamese fishing village, where you will be able to interact with the friendly locals.

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES • Explore beautiful Halong bay • Enjoy an overnight cruise on a traditional junk • Kayak through secluded lagoons • Go rock climbing amongst spectacular karst scenery • Feast on delicious freshly caught seafood • Trek through beautiful Cat Ba Naional Park • Cycle through picturesque villages and quiet roads

Day 2

Halong Bay – Lan Ha Bay

Hoi An

Ho Chi Minh City

Mekong Delta

SUMMARY Hundreds of towering pillars of limestone karst make Halong Bay an unforgettable sight. This three day rock-climbing, trekking and kayaking tour explores the area’s famous Cat Ba archipelago. Experience an overnight cruise on a luxurious junk, combined with adventurous activities.

This morning, embark on a cruise on your luxurious junk through beautiful Lan Ha Bay, an area of Halong Bay most tourists overlook. Kayak into serene, hidden lagoons where you can swim in the emerald waters and marvel at the stunning scenery. Later on, you will cruise through a maze of fantastic karst towers to a pristine beach on uninhabited Moody’s Island. After your cruise, our certified climbing guides will outfit you with safe and comfortable UIAAstandard climbing harnesses and rock-climbing gear. With the coaching of our experienced guides, you can climb as high as you like to enjoy spectacular views across the emerald waters of Halong Bay. At the end of this exciting experience you will be transferred back to your junk.

Day 3

Cat Ba Island - Hanoi

This morning enjoy the relaxing cruise back to Cat Ba Island. On arrival, you will embark on a soft trek through beautiful Cat Ba National Park. This national park differs from others in Vietnam because of the great variety of landscapes and ecosystems within it. It is abundant in diverse fauna and flora, with 896 plant species and 548 animal species recorded, Cat Ba is considered one of the most beautiful areas in northern Vietnam. At the end of this adventurous experience you be met by a vehilce and will then be transferred back to the capital. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

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Buffalo Tours Brochure 2012

Mai Chau Extension A less touristy alternative to the more well known Sapa and only a four hour drive from Hanoi, the Mai Chau Valley offers a peaceful stay in picturesque scenery. A stay in the valley offers visitors the chance to trek and cycle through fascinating ethnic minority villages and emerald green rice paddies.

Brochure 2012  

Brochure 2012