Day 1.Transfer to That Khe via Lang Son (B, L, D) ~ 220km ~ 5hrs
Breakfast in the hotel before we head north to Lang Son. Upon arrival in Lang Son we visit to Tam Thanh Cave before having lunch in local restaurant then continue riding to That Khe, a small quiet town.
The afternoon ride is very nice as we drive through beautiful area with forested mountains and peaceful tribal villages. Arrival in That Khe in late afternoon. We will check in a small family run hotel.
Dinner and overnight in That Khe.
Day 2 .That Khe - Na Pang Village - Pac Khoang Village (B, L, D)
Breakfast in That Khe then take a short drive to Na Pang Village, where we begin our trek to Pac Khoang.
Today we will trek along valleys with on small paths that only used by the locals to go to their farms and surrounding villages.
We will cross some small streams and tackle some easy hill slopes. Picnic lunch on the way. We would reach Pac Khoang around 5pm. Pac Khoang is a village of Dzao ethnic minority.
Tonight we will have dinner and overnight with a local family.
Notes: Trek 16km - Moderate
Day 3 .Pac Khoang Village - Dong Khe - Na Nieng Village (B, L, D)
Breakfast and begin the trek around 8.30am.
This morning we trek mainly downhill to Dong Khe where will have a lunch stop. The morning trek is on village road and jungle trails with nice view of rice and corn fields along valleys.
We reach Dong Khe at noon. After lunch we continue trekking to Na Nieng Village which is home to Tay ethnic minority. The trek in the afternoon is a bit harder than the one in the morning since we have more uphill terrain to tackle. We reach Pac Khoang Village around 5pm.
Today we will have dinner and stay overnight in a local house
Notes: Trek 16km- Moderate
Day 4 . Na Nieng Village - La Village (B, L, D)
Breakfast at the homestay before we start the adventure of the day. Today we trek up and down on some forested limestone mountains to reach La, a beautiful village of Tay ethnic minority. Today we have some stops for refreshment in remote tribal villages as we encounter during the trek.
Dinner and overnight at homestay.
Notes: Trek 16km - Moderate
Day 5 . La Village - Ta Lung - Cao Bang (B, L, D)
Breakfast at homestay and leave the village for Ta Lung, the border gate with China. We will trek through jungle and cross some small streams. Near Ta Lung we cross Bang Giang River on bamboo raft. Lunch in Ta Lung before we take a van transfer to Cao Bang Town. Check in hotel in Cao Bang and spend the rest of the day relaxing in local café or wander around the town.
Dinner and overnight in Cao Bang.
Notes: Trek 15km - Introductory.
Day 6 .Transfer to Ba Be National Park (B, L, D) ~ 110km ~ 2.5hrs
Breakfast in Cao Bang and take a transfer to Ba Be National Park. Upon arrival in Cho Ra Town, we will have lunch in local restaurant before taking a relaxing boat trip on Nang River and enter the beautiful Ba Be Lake.
We will cruise through Puong Cave, a huge tunnel runs though mountain. After the boat trip we reach Pac Ngoi, a village of Tay ethnic minority.
Dinner and overnight in local house..
Day 7 . Kayaking Ba Be National Park (B, L, D)
Breakfast at the homestay. We will have a short motorcycle ride to starting point where we begin a short walk through jungle. At some rest place we can have great view of Babe Lake. After 1hr trekking we descend to the lake shore and cross a bridge to An Ma Island.
Visit to the temple on the island before we start the kayaking time. Leave the island we paddle to Dau Dang Waterfall we we will have a picnic lunch in a beautiful natural setting of the waterfall. After lunch we paddle back to Babe Lake.
If weather permits we can swim in the emeraude cool water of the lake.
Paddle back to Pac Ngoi village for another night at the homestay.
Day 8 .Ba Be National Park - Hanoi (B, L, D) ~ 240km ~ 6hours
After breakfast we take a short boat ride to the NP Dock where we get on van for the ride back to Hanoi.
Lunch on the way. Back to Hanoi around 5pm.
Check in your hotel and free at leisure.
Price per person in in party of
Rates in USD
Tour type: Private
Departure: Every day
• Transportation (car or mini van, boat trip)
• Entrance & sight seeing fee,
• English Speaking guide
• Meals, Hotel, Homestay permissions ,
• Porter & cooks, First Aid Kit, Kayaking equipment, Mineral water & snack,
• Personal Expense.
• Travel insurance.
• Others not mentioned aboveabove