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Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Small group ensures personal service
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
Day 1: Ha Noi - Lang Son - Quang Uyen (Lunch, Dinner)
7.30 - 8:00 am - Our tour guide and car pick you up at your hotel, then transfer to
Lang Son. We will drive up toward
Vietnam and China border about 3 hours, stopover at
Chi Lang - a 20-km-long structure is created from a narrow valley between two mountains. This place is associated with a great victory of Vietnam in the past and considered as the strongest citadel at the time. You have 1 hour to walk to explore and visit the
“Quy Mon Quan” gate.
After lunch at a local restaurant in
Dong Dang then visit
Mother’s Temple and Dong Khe, the First Indochina War. Tonight, you have dinner and stay overnight in the homestay of a
Nung's family in Quang Uyen.
Day 2: Quang Uyen - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Ba Be Lake (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
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 make your way to return Cao Bang town and going down on snake pass to Ba Be Lake, tonight you will 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.
Day 3: Ba Be Lake - Ha Noi (Breakfast, Lunch)
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 ride 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.
2 nights accommodation
Meals as per itinerary
National Park fees
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Not recommended for participants with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant women
Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Hotels located in Hanoi's Old Quarter
7:30am - 8:00am
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time