This tour takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city into the peaceful beauty of nature. Not only will you explore the diverse and dramatic scenery of Ba Be National Park but you will also take a trip to the stunning Ban Gioc Waterfalls which sit on the border of Vietnam and China. As well as some incredible scenery you will also have the chance to meet the local Tay community who live and farm on the banks of Ba Be Lake.

Price from: US $ 227 /pp

Start city: Hanoi (Vietnam)

End city: Hanoi (Vietnam)

Durations 3 Days 2 Nights

Departure: Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Hanoi - Cao Bang - Bac Kan

Extendable with optional tours from Hanoi (Vietnam)

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Day 1: Hanoi – Lang Son – Cao Bang
Day 2: Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Ba Be Lake
Day 3: Ba Be Lake - Hanoi

 

Prices are quoted in US $ per person, double occupancy.

Day 1: Ha Noi - Lang Son - Cao Bang

This morning you leave the capital city of Hanoi for a three-hour drive to Lang Son City on the National Highway 1A. On arrival to this border city you will visit the local market. Continue along spectacular mountain roads to Cao Bang, a drive filled with spectacular views of lush valleys, village hamlets and distant mountains. Upon reaching Cao Bang, a small town on the Chinese border, there is time to take a short stroll to see the colorful mountain tribes living in this area.

Meal: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Cao Bang
Distance: ~ 300km
Road condition: Good but winding

Day 2: Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Ba Be Lake

After breakfast, you will set off to the district of Trung Khanh, close to Vietnam’s northern border with China. Here you will be introduced to the Nung people in the village of Phuoc Sen, a small village famous for the production of farming tools. Like the Tays, the Nungs largely live by farming the terraced rice paddies that you will see all around as you journey to Ban Gioc Waterfall, the breathtakingly majestic falls that demarcate the border between Vietnam and China. There will be time enjoy the view and soak up the sublime atmosphere of Vietnam’s most beautiful waterfall before making your way to the Nguom Ngao “Tiger Cave” known for its wonderful limestone formations. You will then go to Ba Be Lake, and stay overnight on traditional house of Tay ethnic family. At the homestay, you can relax and unwind from the day and enjoy a meal of home cooked local food.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay
Distance: ~ 300km
Road condition: Winding and bumpy

Day 3: Ba Be Lake - Hanoi

You can relax on board, do some wildlife spotting or if you need to cool off, you can jump into the cool, clean waters for a refreshing swim! As you float on Ba Be Lake, you can take in the scenery of the surrounding karsts decorated with patches of wild vegetation and inhabited by all sorts of interesting creatures. The boat rides along the Nang River, with time to explore the stunning Ba Be Lake, the caves of Puong Grotto where you can explore the stalactites and stalagmites which are a result of the erosion of the river on the karst as well as looking out for the bat colony several thousand strong. You will depart for the journey back Hanoi, a drive of approximately 150 miles (230 kilometers). We will stop at some hills tea plant before returning to your hotel in the bustling city of Hanoi.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: N/A
Distance: ~ 220km
Road condition: Good

  • Admiring the magnificent Ban Gioc Waterfall Enjoying scenic mountain & countryside view on driveway. Staying relaxed with boat ride on beautiful & calm Ba Be Lake Interacting with local tribes

 

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Price Included

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Transportation
  • 2 bottle of water/day
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance feeTravel insurance
  • Flights into and out Vietnam
  • Vietnam Visa fee
  • Tipping and other personal expenses

Price Excluded

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights into and out Vietnam
  • Vietnam Visa fee
  • Tipping and other personal expenses
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