Duration: 3 days
Departure: Daily, upon your request.
- Boat trip on Ba Be lake
- Experienced English speaking guide.
- Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
- All sightseeing tickets.
- No extra charge after confirmation
- 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
-Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
-Other services not mentioned above.
-Single supplement: US $20
-Free of charge for children under 4 years sharing bed with parents.
-Surcharge 75% 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.
DAY 1: HANOI- THAI NGUYEN- CAO BANG(B/L/D)
7.30- 8:00 pick up from your hotel in Hanoi fordriving on highway No 3. You will also visit the Museum of the Cultures of Vietnam’s Ethnic Groups in Thai Nguyen City where you can browse the objects, photographs and exhibits that give a better understanding of the various ethnic groups and their agricultural tools, handicrafts and traditional costumes wornfor worship.
11:30-12:00pm: lunch before your transfer extremely north to Cao Bang through scatterings of villages and rice paddies. You will get the chance to stop at a village known for its tobacco production (depend on growing season). This is the roadless-travelled offering you the enjoy the views in peace.
18:30: you have dinner and stay overnight in the homestay of a Nung'sfamily in Quang Uyen.
DAY 2: CAO BANG – BAN GIOC WATERFALL – BA BE LAKE(B/L/D)
6:30-7:00am: breakfast at the homestay, then you will depart for Trung Khanh which lies on the border with China to meet the Nungpeople in the village of Phuoc Sen, amountainous village famous for its traditional blacksmith craft. You will have time to soak up the powerful atmosphere of the falls and take some fantastic photos before heading to another natural wonder, Nguom Ngao Cave. This cave stretches out 2,144 meters underground and is brimming within credible stalactites and stalagmites.
12:00pm: Stop for lunch In the afternoon, you will then make your way to return Cao Bang town and going down on snake pass to Ba Be Lake, and stay overnight on traditional house of Tayethnic 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- HANOI(B/L)
You can relax on board, do some wild life 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 PuongGrotto 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 batcolony several thousand strong. You will depart for the journey back Hanoi, adrive of approximately 150 miles (230 kilometers). We will stop at some hillstea plant before returning to your hotel in the bustling city of Hanoi.