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Hanoi – Ban Gioc – Ba Be lake 5 days

Big adventure of Vietnam North East, Private tour, accommodation(stilt house – hotel), discovering the biodiversity values of national park and cultural diversity of local ethnic groups in Vietnam

Ban Gioc waterfall [1]

Ban Gioc waterfall

Day 1: Hanoi – Lang Son (L)

Impress Travel team pick up you in Hanoi at 7.30 Am, Departure for Cao Bang nearly China border gate. On the way, enjoying Vietnamese rural activities and  visiting TamThanh grotto in Lang Son ( Lang Son Travel ). Lunch in Lang Son town.

After lunch, We are keeping on adventure way to Cao Bang.  A big chance to take photograph with mountainous area, rice terrace and meeting Ethnic people on the way with colorful costumes – Overnight in Cao Bang

Day 2 : Cao Bang – Ban Gioc – Cao Bang( B, L)

After breakfast at hotel, Driving up to visit Ban Gioc waterfalls – the biggest waterfall in Vietnam however it is not full water in dry season , This area is the highest and most spectacular in the area in China and Vietnam border. Enjoy an

Birds in Ba Be lake [2]

Birds in Ba Be lake

imposing scene of Ban Gioc waterfalls. Visit Nguom Ngao Cave. then returning to Cao Bang ( Cao Bang Travel )- Overnight in CaoBang.

Day 3 : Cao Bang – Ba Be lake( B, L, D)

Getting started at 8 Am from Hotel in Cao Bang. Taking adventurous ways to  Ba Be lake about 2.5 hours. Then We will take about a 2 hours walk on flat road through  Ba Be national park to Pac Ngoi village. We have picnic lunch on the way. After arriving at our homestay in Pac Ngoi village of Tay people, we will have free time to walk around and meet the Tay people – Diner and homestay with Tay people in Pac Ngoi village.

Day 4 : Boat Cruise around Ba Be lake ( B, L)

Today we will spend the whole day visiting the beauty of Ba Be Lakes in a local hand-crafted wooden canoe. We will transfer to a boat dock, then glide along the river and to a nearby cave. Lunch is served near a beautiful waterfall.
After lunch, we canoe our hearts’ out navigating into the tranquility of Ba Be Lakes and be witness to all of its majesticness. The afternoon’s activities could include swimming and trekking, or sometimes a short visit to the ethnic minority villages. Rest at dinner then you are free to learn about the local people – Overnight at the homestay.

Tay Girl on small boat to discover Ba Be lake [3]

Tay Girl on small boat to discover Ba Be lake

Day 5 : Ba Be – Hanoi( B, L)

Breakfast, say farewell to host for a peaceful home stay and unforgettable meals so far. A stop at Cho ra market and Thai Nguyen city where you will stop for a short visit at the museum of the cultures of vietnam’s ethnic groupsin 45 minutes, Opened in 1959, the Museum of the Cultures of Việt Nam’s Ethnic Groups is without doubt one of the best museums in Việt Nam, though regrettably it still sees relatively few foreign visitors. It contains important collections relating to the history and ethnology of the wider Việt Bắc region, including costumes from all of the major ethnic groups, together with an extensive collection of agricultural, handicraft and hunting tools and more than 4,000 documents, exhibits and pictures relating to all aspects of Vietnamese civilization. Having lunch in the city central of Thai Nguyen at the local restaurant serve Vietnamese foods like fresh fish or bamboo shoot which are typical in this region. Then Hanoi arrival at 3.30 PM