Ba Be Lake & National Park - Ban Gioc Waterfall 3 Days - 2 Nights
(Ha Noi - Ba Be Lake & National Park - Puong Cave - Dau Dang Waterfall - Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Ha Noi )
This exclusive tour takes you from Hanoi to the natural wonderland of Northwestern Vietnam with Ba Be Lake and Ban Gioc Waterfall. While Ba Be Lake is well-known for an over 50-hectare freshwater lake in the altitude of 145m above the sea level created by the confluence of three river tributaries after earthquakes tens of millions of years ago, Ban Gioc - the world’s fourth biggest border-crossing waterfalls is attractive for its picturesque painting of blue sky, great limestone mountains and stunning rice fields together with the daily life. Whether continuing with other Vietnam package tours or returning to your home, this Vietnam discovery tour is sure to leave you lasting impression and create unforgettable moments.
Ha Noi - Ba Be Lake & National Park - Puong Cave - Dau Dang Waterfall - Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Ha Noi
Day 1: Hanoi - Ba Be Lake (L, D)
You will be picked up early in the morning for the journey to Ba Bể Lake, a drive of approximately 150 miles (230 kilometers). Along the way you will pause to visit a Tay minority community, the second largest ethnic group in Vietnam after the Viet-kinhs, mostly living off the cultivation of rice.
You will continue to Ba Bể National Park for a boat ride along the Nang River, with time to explore Ba Bể Lake, the caves of Puong Grotto, the rapids of the Dau Dang waterfall and the tiny Widow Island. You will also visit the stilt houses of the Tay community in Bo Lu Village, where you will spend the night in Mr Linh's homestay ( Tay family )
Day 2: Ba Be - Cao Bang - Ban Gioc (B, L, D)
After breakfast, you will depart for Cao Bằng, close to Vietnam’s northern border with China. 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 continue to Ban Gioc Waterfall, the majestic falls that demarcate the border between Vietnam and China. You will spend some time at leisure relaxing and taking souvenir photos as you soak up the sublime atmosphere of Vietnam’s most beautiful waterfall.
You will overnight in Cao Bang hotel.
Day 3: Cao Bang - Hanoi (B, L)
After a night at a hotel in Cao Bang, you will depart for your transfer south to Hanoi. It is a journey of approximately 185 miles (310 kilometres) through vertiginous rice terraces and remote villages.
You will get the chance to stop at an ethnic village known for its tobacco production. This is the road less traveled in Vietnam, offering the chance to enjoy some peace and tranquility.
There will be a stop for lunch before your hotel -off back in the bustling city of Hanoi.
What to take
+ Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.
+ It is essential to bring your passport on this trip. We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat...
Tour price in Usd / 01 pax :
2 – 3 pax
4 – 6 pax
6pax – above
Tour price includes
+ A/C transfer
+ Entrance fees
+ Boat trip
+ All meals as mentioned
+ English speaking guide
+ Homestay & hotel.
Tour price excludes
+ Travel insurance
+ Personal expenses
+ Private room + US$ 5.00/pax
+ Free of charge for children under 4 years sharing bed with parents.
+ Surcharge 70% rate of adult for children (5-11 years) sharing bed with parents.
+ Over 11 years is adult’s rate.
* The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
* Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.