North East Tour 05 DAYS / 04 NIGHTS

Highlights: Hanoi-Ba Be Lake, Cao Bang, Lang Son – Hanoi This trip covers the North East of the country combining Ba Be Lake, Cao Bang, the border town of Lang Son, with stunning nature and tribal villages. Ba Be Lake is an incredibly beautiful area boasting waterfalls, rivers, deep valleys, lakes and caves set amid towering limestone peaks. Cao Bang is famous for being the hideout of Ho Chi Minh, and for the famous Ban Doc Waterfall..
North East Tour   05 DAYS / 04 NIGHTS
Tour Code: HNA-PK03
Tour Duration: 05 DAYS / 04 NIGHTS

Day 1. Hanoi- Ba Be Lake (L/D)


With an early departure from Hanoi this morning you head North toward Ba Be Lake.

This drive of 270 km will take approximately seven hours. We will travel through the flatlands of the Red River Delta and up into the mountain areas north of Hanoi.

As we progress north, the scenery becomes more and more picturesque. From our scheduled lunch stop it is only around two and a half-hours to our destination.

Arriving in Ba Be town by mid afternoon we check in with our Tay host family, and then stroll around the village before sunset.

You spend the night in a traditional house on stilts of Tay people..


Day 2 . Full day Ba Be Lake (B/L/D)


After breakfast you board our private boat for a cruise on the Ba Be lake.

If weather permitting, we can have a swim in crystal clear waters before having lunch in the local restaurant near the Dau Dang Waterfalll.

Following lunch, we have the opportunity to work off our feast with a trek to several 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 back to the Pac Ngoi village for overnight..




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


This morning finds us on the road once again for the 90-km drive to the provincial town of Cao Bang.

Arriving around mid morning, we will have time to wander around the town and eat lunch. This afternoon you take a drive within 3km of the Chinese border to visit Pac Bo Cave, Ho Chi Minh's hideout upon his return to Vietnam after 30 years of self-imposed exile. Here he lived for almost four years organizing his resistance army against the French.

From there, it is a 3-hour trek to a village inhabited by the Nung minority people.

Late this afternoon we drive back to Cao Bang for our overnight stay at the local hotel..


Day 4.Cao Bang (B/L/D)


Following breakfast at the hotel, we depart for Ban Gioc waterfall three hours from Cao Bang.

The waterfall, the largest in Vietnam, forms a natural border between Vietnam and China. With its three-tiers of water, it resembles a giant white staircase. While here, we will be able to swim and enjoy a picnic lunch near the waterfall.

This afternoon we return to Cao Bang for our second night..


Day 5 . Cao Bang - Lang Son - Hanoi (B,L,)


Today you travel Lang Son - a border town of Vietnam & China on the scenic road.

Visit Tam Thanh and Nhi Thanh Grottos and pagodas. you will have lunch in a Chinese restaurant in Lang Son and head back to Hanoi on stunning Highway No1 .

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Hotel Name

Room Type

Standard Category

Ba Be

Pac Ngoi village


Cao Bang

Duc Trung hotel




Group size

Price per person in in party of

















Tour type: Private
Departure: Every day


• All transportation and transfer.
• Englishor French speaking guide;
• Boat trip in Ba Be Lake
• Accommodation with daily breakfast;
• Relevant permits and entrance fees during guided time.
• Taxes and services charges



•  Visa fee and Visa stamp fee
•  Pre and post Accommodation
•  Beverage
•  Tips and Gratuities

•  Personal expenses
•  Travel insurance