Pick our Ba Be Lake & Ban Gioc Waterfall Tour if you’re into an ideal 3-day excursion and travel to the fullest with the authentic beauty of Northern Vietnam.
As a sneak-peek, Ba Be Lake is a gem born in the heart of Ba Be National Park. It is the biggest natural lake in Vietnam. Ba Be has been long gaining fame for its poetic attractiveness and charm with a vast array of flora and fauna species. It also offers the interesting topography and landscapes such as emerald water, mysterious woods, serene local villages, limestone islands and caves a lot more to be counted.
Our guide will take you to see some caves, visit local villages of Tay people. Here chance for you to mingle with the ethnic life to dig deep into the hidden part of Vietnamese cultures. You will have chance to discover the lake by a fun boat trip as well. Some short walks with our guide to help you explore the region to the fullest.
Ban Gioc Waterfall is amongst the top 4 biggest border waterfalls in the world. Are you ready to observe its unique location, gigantic waters and last but not least, its exhilarating appearance? What’s more, you will also have chance to explore the hidden charm of Cao Bang Geopark. You will be able to see the life and work of local Nung people in incense or knife village. Many lessons and experiences promise to come to you surprisingly. All this things await you in our interesting Ban Gioc Waterfall Tour.
These non-touristy attractions guarantee to grant you a great sense of nature. If you are a nature and adventure connoisseur, why wait?
Start your very first day of the trip with a departure from Hanoi to Quang Uyen at 8 AM on a 6-hour drive. Thai Nguyen is the first stop featuring a cultural lesson at the Museum of Ethnic Minorities in Vietnam.
After lunch in Bac Kan, sneak through six mountainous passes to arrive at a homestay situated in the inmost recess of an incense-making village, Quang Uyen District, Cao Bang Province.
The rest of the day is set aside for a full discovery of the Nung people’s tribal life. This allows you to dive deeper into the intricate incense-making procedure.
If you are fond of more authentic scenes, why not take a 1-hour hike up to the top of a closeby mountain sleeping at the back of the village for an absolute panorama and admire the romantic sunset at the peak?
Early morning exercise and a savory authentic breakfast deliver a fully energetic start for the second trip day. Today, hit the road again to the captivating Ban Gioc Waterfall lying in between Vietnam and China, claimed to be the fourth largest border waterfall on the planet. On the way there, stop at Phuoc Sen Village, home to the Nung tribal community to observe the painstaking knife-making process as a significant traditional handicraft.
Pay a next visit to Nguom Ngao Limestone Cave – once known as the mystical Tiger Cave, before heading back to Ba Be Lake for an enjoyable watch of the peaceful sunset by the lake. If time allows, feel free to have short swim in cooling fresh water of the lake.
Today, enjoy one last exotic breakfast before hopping on a 3-hour voyage around the lake. Stop for a short walk to admire Cam Village filled with authentic fresh nature, smiley natives and a local school built at the end of the lake.
After that, move on along the Nang River to reach Puong Cave, filled with an incredible chains of limestone stalactites and stalagmites, and of course, the mysterious bats.
End the last day at Buoc Lom Wharf where you make a farewell to Ba Be and head back to Hanoi.
This rate is quoted in USD, base on double / twin occupancy. Valid from 01 Jan 2020 - 30 December 2020. If you have any special request, please contact us to customize your trip.
|1||Quang Uyen, Cao Bang||Long's Homestay|
|2||Ba Be Lake||Mr Hoi's Homestay|