Northeast Vietnam Adventure - 5 days

Destinations: Hanoi – Lang Son – Cao Bang – Bac Kan – Hanoi
Departure date: Flexible Travel Dates
Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights
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Day 1: Hanoi - Lang Son - Cao Bang (L,D)

Day 2: Cao Bang - Ban Gioc - Waterfall (B,L,D)

Day 3: Cao Bang - Pac Bo Cave - Ba Be Lake (B,L,D)

Day 4: Ba Be Lake - Dau Dang Waterfall (B,L,D)

Day 5: Ba Be - Bac Kan - Hanoi (B,L)

Day 1 : Hanoi – Lang Son – Cao Bang (L,D)

This morning you leave the capital city of Hanoi for a three-hour drive to Lang Son City on the National Route 1A.

On arrival to this border city you will visit the local market. Continue along spectacular mountain roads to Cao Bang, a drive filled with spectacular views of lush valleys, village hamlets and distant mountains. Upon reaching Cao Bang, a small town on the Chinese border, there is time to take a short stroll to see the colorful mountain tribes living in this area.

Stay overnight in Cao Bang.

Day 2 : Cao Bang - Ban Gioc Waterfall (B,L,D)

Spend a whole day to explore the unspoiled nature that surrounds Cao Bang as you drive along the Chinese border to Ban Gioc Waterfall. Set amid stunning scenery, overlooking the border, Ban Gioc is one of the country's largest waterfalls and you'll have time to relax or take a swim in its emerald waters.

Return to Cao Bang late afternoon for a chance to explore more of this quaint town.

Stay overnight in Cao Bang.

Day 3 : Cao Bang - Pac Bo Cave - Ba Be Lake (B,L,D)

Early this morning depart for a drive north toward the Chinese border to see the historical site of the cave where President Ho Chi Minh live and work when he returned to Vietnam in early of 1940s.

Along the way we stop and visit the exotic local markets to mingle with the hill tribes as they barter their wares. You'll return to Cao Bang midday and after lunch and drive to Ba Be National Park in the afternoon.

On arrival, you will meet up and become acquaint with the family of Tay tribe and tonight, stay at their traditional long house of the Tay village. 

Homestay in Ba Be.

Day 4 : Ba Be Lake - Dau Dang Waterfall (B,L,D)

After breakfast, take a 3 boat trip with spectacular view of Ba Be lake and surrounding mountains and. Take a short trek to the Dau Dang Waterfall before visiting some villages of the Tay and Zao minority people, enjoying a picnic lunch along the way.

Have dinner and stay overnight in the village of Tay tribe.

Homestay in Ba Be.

Day 5 : Ba Be - Bac Kan – Hanoi (B,L)

After breakfast, visit Cho Ra market.

Then head back to Hanoi, stopping for sightseeing and taking photographs and having lunch enroute.

Arrive back in Hanoi late in the afternoon and we will drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter.


Service Inclusions

  • Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
  • Private transfer and transportation with a small bottle of water for each person
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
  • All entrance fees & permits during guided tours
  • Boat trips as indicated in the itinerary
  • Excellent English speaking guide
  • No extra charge after confirmation
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed


Service Exclusions

  • International flights & departure taxes
  • Domestic flights & departure taxes
  • Beverages
  • Entrance fees & permits not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone call..), tips and gratuities
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$45 & 02 passport photos per person)
  • Others not mentioned above.