What you'll do
Lan Ha bay is located in the south of famous Halong bay where the sea scape is similar but less people travel and its one of the best place in Vietnam for kayaking. We will meet you up at Kayak Cafe at 09:00 for briefing before transfer to our floating house - kayak store. Your day will start with warm up paddling around the most peaceful floating village before getting out to the bay During the tour you will visit a number of families who farm different species fishes, clam, mussel and oyster. We will have plenty of time to chat with them and ask questions to learn about their way of living, how to get fresh water, power and food or how children going to School. On the tour you will also learn about traditional way of fishing to catch crab, prawn and fish . If you are looking for a lifetime experiences, paddle with us.
My name is Kien Le, I'm group tour leader since 2009 leading group through out Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand. I moved to Cat Ba island in 2012 to run kayak trip to discover the local daily life on water in the region of Lan Ha bay, Halong bay and its national park where its incredibly beautiful and its truly the best kayaking spot in the world. I'm experienced kayaker and paddle almost every single day for years, so I know the bay like back of my hand. My aims is to provide the real experiences about this region, locals, fish farming, their floating house as well as ways of fishing
Vietnames cuisine for lunch cooked and served by fisherman on boat
Visit the floating house & farm where we pay them a certain fee to support and share with local for sustainable tourism
A traditional boat from local fish farm is used for transfer here and there in order to create more job for local fisherman
Qualified high quality kayak with all safety gears
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Where you'll be
Mr. Ninh family floating house - they have been living on water in Lan Ha bay for generations . Their main income comes from his fishing trip while his wife looks after the fish farm but it's not stable and really depends on weather. It's now getting better as they have extra income when we start visiting his floating house & farm. They are very friendly and happy to share about their life, family.
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests ages 3 and up can attend.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
Tandem or single kayak are available Please let me know one day in advanced your food dietary if any Dry bag are provided so feel free to bring your phone and camera on the trip
Cruising & Kayaking in Cat Ba island