Ha Giang Adventure Tours

Northeast Highlights

Duration: 5 days
Price: 490 usd/person  

- Breathtaking scenery along the way
- Colourful hill-tribes
- Mountain's cool climate
- Great trekking amongst ethnic hill-tribes villages
- Homestay experience

Day 1 Hanoi - Babe lake
7.00 am You will be picked up early in the morning for the journey to Ba Be national forest, a drive of approximately 150 miles (230 kilometers). Along the way you will pause to visit a Tay minority community, the second largest ethnic group in Vietnam after the Viets, mostly living off the cultivation of rice. Arrive Ba Be in the late afternoon. Take the car to Hua Ma cave - the most beautiful cave in Ba Be. Have dinner and overnight in Pac Ngoi Village, the hill trible of Tay ethic minority.

Overnight: at homestay in Babe lake
Meals included: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Ba Be Lake
After breakfast at the host family you board on our private boat for a cruise on the Ba Be Lake. We can have a swim in crystal clear waters before having lunch in the local restaurant near the Water Fall Dau Dang.

Following lunch we have the opportunity to work off our feast with a trek to Tay ethnic minority villages. A visit to this small hamlet will enable us to witness how little the lives of the people in these remote areas have changed. Cruise further to Puong Cave and head back to Pac Ngoi village for overnight.

Overnight: homestay in Babe
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Ba Be - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Cao Bang
07.30 After having breakfast, we depart for Cao Bang province, head to Ban Gioc Waterfall in Trung Khanh district. Lunch at a local restaurant near the waterfall. Relaxe while waiting for the guide to get the license at the immigration office.Then visit the imposing Ban Gioc Waterfall - world's 4th largest waterfall along a national border. On the way return to Cao Bang Town, visit the amazing Nguom Ngao Cave (Tiger cave).

Overnight: at Huong Sen hotel in Cao Bang
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4: Cao Bang - Lang Son
Am: Transfer to Lang Son. Lunch at hotel.
Pm: Visit Tam Thanh cave, Nhi Thanh cave, Long Tien pagoda, Mac citadel. Dinner and overnight in Lang Son.

Overnight: at Phu Quy hotel in Lang Son
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5: Lang Son - Hanoi
07.30 Have breakfast at the hotel. 08.00 Drive back to Hanoi. Several stops on the way to visit someminority villages (Nung people) and local market. Lunch in Lang Son province and visit Dong Kinh market near the border gate with China. Car back to Hanoi following National Road 1. Drop off at your hotel around 17.00. End of services.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Tour includes:
• Accommodation with daily breakfasts
• Extra meals as per the itinerary
• Local English speaking tour guide
• Private transfer round trip by 7 seater
• Tours and excursions as described in the program
• Entrance fees and permits where applicable during guided time

Tour excludes:
• Pre & post trip arrangements
• Transfers beyond the itinerary
• Entrance fees and permits during free time
• Travel insurance (compulsory)
• Food & drinks not mentioned within the itinerary
• Tips and gratuities
• Expenses of a personal nature such as bar bills, laundry and telephone charges
• Other services not clearly described in the program


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