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1D1N Cruise with over night on rustic boat

By Signature Journey

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you are looking for an overnight rustic boat experience and great sunset views.


2 days 1 night
Group trip (12 travellers per group)
This trip is great for those looking to immerse themselves a little deeper into the nature of the bay and experience a night on a rustic boat. During this trip you will kayak, see Monkey Island and a floating Village as well as get to experience the sunset over the bay.

Trip Highlights

Monkey Island
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What's included

From US$ 77.45 1,800,030 VND per person
  • Round trip transport from Cat Ba town
  • One night accommodation on the boat
  • Meals while on board (lunch, dinner, breakfast)
  • Kayaking
  • Drinks (available for purchase while on board)
  • Tips to the crew
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Hotel in Cat Ba Town
Hotel in Cat Ba Town


Trips available daily
Feb 28
Feb 29
Mar 01
Mar 02
Mar 03
Mar 04
Bookings should be made at least 1 day in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Cat Ba - Lan Ha Bay
Cat Ba - Lan Ha Bay

Today you will enjoy swimming and kayaking around as well as watch a beautiful sunset.

Accommodation: Signature 1D1N Private Room - Signature Journey 1D1N

  • 8:30am Pick up from hotel in Cat Ba Town or meeting in Signature Journey office if staying outside of Cat Ba Town
  • Accompanied by other travellers and our trusted guide, you will see floating villages and experience exciting kayaking in the morning while having ample time after lunch to relax or swim on beaches.
  • 4:00pm You will leave the day boat and get transferred to a rustic boat to
  • stay overnight. The glorious sunset an hour later is definitely worth immersing, especially for photographers.
  • 7:00pm In the evening, enjoy a relaxing dinner and chill on the sundeck. Anchored in a very calm and safe area of the bay, you can feel the night ambience, try squid fishing or get on a basket boat to catch clams like a true fisherman.
Day 2: Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba
Lan Ha Bay - Cat Ba

Today you will discover Monkey Island.

  • 8:30am Grab a coffee and enjoy breakfast in the brisk morning with newfound companions. Get to a well-selected area for early kayaking
  • then move to Monkey Island. The name of the island perhaps says it all about what makes it special, but there’s more: there is a short trekking way leading to the top where you can feel the wild open wind blowing from the other side of the ocean. (shoes needed)
  • 12:00pm: Back to the mainland, stay one more night to discover Cat Ba National Park, or simply chill in town with its great variety of bars
  • & restaurant.

Meet your guide

Signature Journey

Signature Journey is a Specialised Cat Ba Island tour operator, founded by a team of young entrepreneurs who are enthusiastic about hospitality and the beauty of Cat Ba. They offer unique and hand-picked Cat Ba trips that combine the best attractions of Cat Ba. They even do their best to adjust the schedule so that they can avoid the crowds and give travellers a chance to enjoy nature in quiet surroundings.
4 years experience
Fluent English

What others are saying

4.9 out of 41 helpful reviews
Joe and Abbie
07 Dec 2020 on TripAdvisor
One word wow. Wow what a trip! Many wow moments including islands, wow, swimming wow, sunbathing wow and boat wow!
Vero B
07 Dec 2020 on TripAdvisor
Had an awesome day, Vi took us kayaking around some secret places and also the lunch was nice!! Met some great people and had a blast! No need to bring a towel but do bring sunscreen and a hoodie
08 Feb 2020 on TripAdvisor
Had an amazing one day tour of the bay with signature journey, great trip and great service from our Man V would definitely recommend.
08 Feb 2020 on TripAdvisor
Had a fantastic boat trip through the Cat Ba coastline with Signature Journey today! They took us off the beaten track away from the most touristy areas, and we had the opportunity to kayak to and explore some of the area’s beautiful beaches, which was really great!
Zara M
08 Feb 2020 on TripAdvisor
Great trip, wonderful team. So happy with our tour, the crew kept us all entertained and showed us some amazing little secret spots. Definitely recommend!

Signature Journey Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Signature Journey pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Backup batteries and charger
Cash (for purchasing drinks during happy hour, buying souvenirs or tips)
Change of clothes
Electrical adapter
Hat (it gets sunny!)
Hiking shoes
Insect repellent
Light jacket/sweater (for the evenings)
Passport (required for registration on the boat)
Shorts & T-shirts
Umbrella and/or light rain jacket

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