Ba Be Lake - Ban Gioc
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Ba Be Lake - Ban Gioc

Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights
Prices: $198
Start: Daily from Hanoi, Vietnam
End: Hanoi, Vietnam
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Ba Be lake is famed as an eco lake for its primitive rainforest. Ban Gioc waterfall becomes popular for photographers. Nguom Ngao grottoes dumps your suprises with kars stalagmites and stalactites of all sizes and shapes. Do temple merits our visit on the way back to Hanoi.


  • Relaxing cruise on Ba Be Lake to visit Puong cave and Dau Dang waterfall
  • Meeting with Tay ethnic minority with overnight at homestay in Ba Be
  • Discovery to Ban Gioc waterfall and Nguom Ngao grottoes
  • Honor to Ly Emperors at Do temple in Bac Ninh province

Itinerary in brief:

Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be lake
Day 2: Ba Be – Ban Gioc waterfall – Cao Bang
Day 3: Cao Bang – Lang Son – Do temples – Hanoi

Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be lake (-/L/D)
07:30AM Meet our local tour guide at the lobby of your hotel.Rice fields in Ba Be lake
Depart for Ba Be lake, 250km north of Hanoi. We drive throughout Viet Tri, Thai Nguyen, Bac Kan provinces with stunning landscapes of rice fields, green tea, green palm trees etc...
Upon arrival, enjoy a cruise on Babe lake to visit Mystic Pond (Ao Tien), Puong cave, Dau Dang waterfall. Afterwards, check  in at Tay family house. Tonight, we are hosts of Tay people. Homestay at Pac Ngoi village.

Day 2: Ba Be – Ban Gioc waterfall – Cao Bang (B/L/-)
Disembark and depart for Cao Bang (120 km – 3hours).
Lunch on the way.
We leave Cao Bang for Ban Gioc waterfall (100km approximately – 2h30).
Ban Gioc waterfall is the extreme point of Vietnam and borderline with China.
Contemplate the waterfall.
Then we return to Cao Bang. On the way, visit Nguom Ngao grottos and a village of Nung people.
Back to the hotel late in the afternoon. Leisure time. Overnight in Cao Bang.Ban Gioc waterfall in Cao Bang

Day 3: Cao Bang – Lang Son – Do temples – Hanoi (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel,
Depart for Lang Son on the national road N4 via Dong Khe and That Khe which were battlefields between Viet Minh and French soldiers in 1949 – 1951.
Visit To Thi legendary site and Tam Thanh grottoes which are untouched by mass tourism.
 Continue our drive back to Hanoi with a stopover at Do temple in Bac Ninh province where 9 emperors of Ly dynasty are honored.
Upon arrival in Hanoi, transfer to your hotel for check in. Leisure time.
Accommodation in Hanoi is excluded.

Prices: from US$ 198/ person. Please contact our Tour Managers for any assistance


  • Accommodation in DOUBLE or TWIN room at selected hotels with daily breakfast
  • 01 night homestay at local house in Pac Ngoi village
  • Entrance fees and permits
  • Private transferby AC vehicle
  • ENGLISH Speaking Guide
  • Meals (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch; D: Dinner) as mentioned in program


  • Vietnam visa services
  • International airfares & airport’s taxes to/from Vietnam
  • Hotel in Hanoi
  • Tips, drinks
  • Travel insurances of all kinds
  • Other personal expenses...


  1. Homestay at local house in Pac Ngoi village - Ba Be Lake
  2. Thanh Loan Hotel (*) in Cao Bang

Explore wonderful landscapes along the way from Hanoi to Ba Be Lake and from Ba Be Lake to Ban Gioc waterfall. Meet local people, especially Tay and Nung minorities groups who live in Bac Kan and Cao Bang provinces. You will be waked up by roosters'songs in the mid - night at Pac Ngoi village located in Ba Be Lake

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