Imagine yourself in a world of crystal clear beaches, rich green landscapes and mountaintop views of the whole of Halong Bay! With the Halong Island Hideaway Tour, you will visit the best and untouched parts of Halong Bay and have an unforgettable experience!
Halong Hideaway – 3-Day Itinerary
DAY 1 – Travel from Hanoi to Hideaway island, Halong Bay
- Meet your tour guide at 7:45 am in Hanoi at the Central Backpackers’ Hostel for departure. You will be travelling by bus and boat to Hideaway Island. Along the way, you’ll witness the beauty of Cat Ba Island.
- A jam-packed day of activities will being by taking a boat and cruising around Halong bay enjoying the beautiful scenery and passing by an authentic floating village.
- Enjoy a delicious Vietnamese lunch from the boat, complete with epic views of the bay as you sail by new landscapes.
- After lunch, we will continue cruising to a quiet area of the bay where you can challenge yourself to a four-metre boat jump!
- You will arrive on “Hideaway Island” and can get involved in a variety of fun activities like; volleyball, ping pong, foosball, pool, high speed tubing* or just relax on the beach!
- At the end of a wonderful day, a BBQ dinner will be served just in time to watch a spectacular sunset and once it’s dark -the party will really begin! (Vegetarian food available.)
*High-Speed Tubing – Note: The high-speed tubing will have an extra $10 USD cost so please ask your tour leader if you would like to participate.
DAY 2 – All Day Adventure!
Hiking shoes will be highly recommended for this day.
- The second day will start in a very quiet area of Halong bay and a delicious breakfast will be served from 7-9 am.
- We will start the adventure in day boats heading through a beautiful region where the movie “King Kong” was shot. Here you will have another opportunity to do boat jumping!
- After lunch, we will stop at a remote village in the heart of Halong Bay where the local people enjoy a unique way of life.
- Cycle through stunning landscapes, see traditional houses, explore tunnels and the mysterious “Bat Cave”
- Enjoy an amazing jungle trek where you’ll be rewarded for your efforts with spectacular views over the whole bay.
- In the late afternoon, we will returning to Hideaway island ready for a sunset party. Get ready to meet new people, enjoy a BBQ dinner. (Vegetarian food available.)
Note: If you have chosen the 2-day, 1-night trip. After lunch, you will need to say goodbye and return back to the busy life of Hanoi. You will arrive at the Central Backpackers’ Hostel approximately at 5 pm.
DAY 3 – Hideaway Island, Halong Bay to Hanoi
- On the last day of the tour, you can enjoy a slow morning without any rush, taking in the spectacular scenery, sunbathing on the sands, enjoying a variety of activities or swimming in the sea.
- Take a kayak tour around one of the quietest areas of Halong Bay for a magical experience – this is one of the highlights of the trip!
- After lunch, we will make our way back by boat to the harbour and then onwards to Hanoi.
- You will arrive at the Central Backpackers’ Hostel approximately at 5 pm.
- All accommodation (dorm style) on Hideaway Island
- All meals – 3 x day
- Boat cruise
- English-speaking tour guide
- Transport to and from Hanoi
- All activities; trekking, kayaking, cycling, caving etc.
- Any entrance fees
What’s not included?
- High – speed Tubing ($10 US extra)
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
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