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Halong Bay tours from Cat Ba island

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Halong Bay tours from Cat Ba island

I want to know whether I should take a Halong Bay overnight tour from Cat Ba island or directly from Hanoi. Would the price difference be significant? I am a solo traveller.

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1. Re: Halong Bay tours from Cat Ba island

DEFINITELY from Hanoi ; going to Cat Ba on your owrn = frequent transport scams + you have then to find a junk. You will pay the same price, probably less, and you are sure not to be fleeced

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2. Re: Halong Bay tours from Cat Ba island

A tour from Cat Ba is not a day trip. You'd have to stay at least 1 night.

If you were to go there, the cruises go around Lan Ha bay. Same scenery as Ha Long but far fewer tourists and much cleaner water.

I did a full day cruise (9am-5:30pm) including kayaking and a good lunch on board for 340,000VND booked through my hotel in Cat Ba town.

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3. Re: Halong Bay tours from Cat Ba island

Which hotel? Sounds like a great trip

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4. Re: Halong Bay tours from Cat Ba island

Just book a hotel that suits your preferences. They all offer tours. On the excursion I was on, we were all staying at different hotels.

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