The Viet Nam North - East Discovery 6 days

Hanoi - Ba Be Lake - Cao Bang - Lang Son - Ha Noi 6 days

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    Hanoi - Ba Be Lake - Cao Bang - Lang Son - Ha Noi 6 days
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Vietnam Northeast Discovery is a great tour to the Northeastern part of Vietnam, everyday is a scenic drive through the stunning valleys, passes and you will have many oppotunities to visit unspoiled villages of many colorful hill tribes, traditional markets along the way, get really insightful of their culture by experiencing a night in the home stay of Tay minority, tasting their food and especially you will explore the largest fresh water lake of Vietnam in Ba Be National Park. Every Day Trip in the package is an exclusive experience about the different colors of Vietnamese culture.

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Day 1: Ha Noi - Thai Nguyen - Ba Be lake (L/D)

Ba Be Homestay

We journey from Hanoi to the Vietnam biggest national parks and lakes named Ba Be in Bac Kan province. The whole area is very rich with flora and fauna system and home to many ethnic minority groups of which Tay and Nung are in major number.

On the way, we drop by Thai Nguyen Museum of Ethnology in Thai Nguyen city to study more about different hill tribe people in Vietnam. The hilly and picturesque landscapes guide us to a tranquil village locating nearby the lake. We stay in a traditional wooden stilt house on one side of the lake in Pac Ngoi village and are greeted very warmly by the host family and locals. Overnight in homestay.

Day 2: Ba Be Lake Discovery (B/L/D)


Ba Be Lake

Those who are keen on trekking can take an option to trek from villages to villages to have closer touch with the locals. Starting point is from the homestay.
If not, visiting Puong Cave which is 40 m high and 300 m long with plenty kinds of bats living in the cave, tripping to Dau Dang waterfall, consisting of many impressive cascades, dropping by Fairy Pond, An Ma Pagoda while enjoying a boat trip is a sound alternative. The scenery is extraordinary, with green rural farmland and stunning limestone. Lunch will be in a local family.
We return to Pac Ngoi village in the afternoon. Tay people are very skilful at dancing and singing. You are advised to watch some outstanding traditional shows performed by Tay people after dinner. Overnight in homestay.

Day 3: Ba Be - Cao Bang (B/L/D)


Ba Be Homestay

Get up early to freshen yourself or stroll around the village. Have breakfast in the homestay. Then, we leave Ba Be for Cao Bang Province which is 90km away. Cao Bang is home where the H’mong, Dzao, Tho, Tay and Nung ethnic minority people live in harmony. Upon arrival, free for leisure. Dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in Cao Bang.

Day 4: Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall(B/L/D)

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Ban Gioc Waterfall

Travel to the North of Cao Bang, head to Chinese border to see the spectacular Ban Gioc Waterfall. The drive offers unique landscapes, limestone karst formations soar from verdant rice paddies. Along the way, we see many different ethnic minority groups. At the height of 53m and 300m wide, Ban Gioc Waterfall has three layers and water from the peak creates spectacular scenery as well as merry booms and sounds that could be heard from distance. Heading back to Cao Bang, stop to explore the expansive 2,144 meter of Nguom Ngao Cave and discover its brilliant stalactites. Return to Cao Bang. Overnight in Cao Bang.

Day 5:
Cao Bang - Lang Son (B/L/D)

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Lang Son City

Leaving Cao Bang, we drive 150 km to Lang Son Province. Cross Dong Khe, a major battle of the First Indochina War.  Have lunch in a local restaurant at your desired time. Stop for walk to the villages of Dzao, Man, Tho, Tay and Nung people. If lucky, you can join in a local market. Keep going to visit Tam Thanh and Nhi Thanh, the two limestone caves which are both famous for its holy throughout the country. Dinner in a restaurant. Overnight in Lang Son.

Day 6: Lang Son - Ha Noi (B/L/D)


Tam Thanh Temple
Tam Thanh Temple

Lang Son is regarded to be the capital of mountainous area. It is an important trading post with China. The province is proud of many culture and historical vestiges. They are Rampart of Mac Dynasty, Doan Citadel Vestige, Chi Lang Defile, Ky Cung and Bac Le temples. Also, you can find everything at the biggest market named Dong Kinh at reasonable prices. The market is fully stocked with Chinese goods. Free for discovery the city. Drive back to Ha Noi. Arrive there at around 5 pm. Tour ends.



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♦ Hotel in twin/double or triple sharing room basis with daily breakfast.

♦ Meals at restaurants: as indicated in above itinerary: (05 Breakfasts+06 Lunches+05 Dinners).

♦ Transfer and transportation by private car

♦ Sightseeing and entrance fee as per the mentioned itinerary.

♦ English speaking guide.

♦ Boat trip in Ba Be Lake

♦ Travel insurance & Vietnamese visa.

♦ Drink and beverages

♦ Tips for guide & driver.

♦ Personal expenses.

♦ Early check in & late check out charge at hotel

♦ Other things are not mentioned in the program

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