8 Day Ha Giang – Cao Bang – Ba Be Adventure Tours - has been carefully crafted and offered for those are looking for off the beaten track, less tourist regions and rich culture heritage in the North Vietnam, perfect trip to escape bustling city to seek our way with nature, hospitable hill tribe people.
Joining this Northern Vietnam Adventure Tours, the travelers have good chance to experience stunning scenery, exotic hill tribe culture, learn about local people daily life. Start from Hanoi capital, leaving hustling and bustling behind, we set our way to Ha Giang town to explore lush scenery, join in festive atmosphere daily markets, admire captivating rice terrace in Lung Vai – Khuoi My, enchanting Dong Van global geopark, rustic Dong Van ancient town. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Ma Phi Leng pass over Nho Que river. Our trip go further to North east to admire outstanding Ban Gioc Water Fall and tranquil Ba Be lake
Cao Bang located in Northeast Vietnam, possesses the incredible natural beauty, a magnificent Ban Gioc waterfall, a range of limestone mountain surrounded the colorful ethnic minority villages, a jag Quay Son river bent toward a lush rice paddy fields etc., and the vibrant traditional culture of the ethnic minority.
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival:
Welcome to Vietnam. Arriving at Noi Bai International Airport, Our Tour guide and driver will greet and pick you up to the hotel at the heart of Hanoi capital. Hanoi, the antique and dynamic city of Vietnam, reserves a unique old world charm and several of the most striking colonial architecture of Asia. After the checking-in,Take relax by your own and do briefing itinerary with our guide for coming days. enjoy a cyclo ride through the bustling streets in the Old Quarter to discover the ancient and modern beauty of Hanoi. After the tour, you will be warmly welcome with a special welcoming dinner in a typical Vietnamese food restaurant. Stay overnight in Hanoi
Accommodation: The Light Hotel****
Transfer distance: 40 Km
Day 2: Hanoi – Ha Giang Adventure Tours
Warmly greeting new day from our crew, leaving the hustling and bustling city behind, our jump on bus to transfer to Thai Nguyen Via new higway. Upon arriving in Thai Nguyen city. Spending out time to visit the ethnology museum in Thai Nguyen then move on Tan Trao, called the capital of the resistant forces (Vietminh) in the war against the French from 1946 – 1954. Visit a Tay village in Tan Trao before having lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch, continue the road trip to Tuyen Quang. The region is home to several ethnic groups such as Tay, Dao, Cao Lan. Take a short break at Vinh Tuy before taking a back road to travel through the lowland of Ha Giang province. Arrive in Ha Thanh Village to stroll around late afternoon. visit Ha Thanh waterfall if the time permit
Accommodation: Ha Giang Wing Bungalow
Transfer distance: 240 Km
Day 03: Trekking in Ha Thanh – Lung Vai - Khuoi My Loop
After recharging energy for active day, we commence our hiking day from homestay or bungalow, setting off the single track trail and dirt road to immerse stunning scenery and breathtaking rice terraces. trekking for about 8 hours to the village of Lung Vai, you’ll get to take in the beauty of the terraced rice paddies, majestic mountains and serene palm-tree forests. Continuing to the remote village of Khuoi My for lunch. After lunch meal, we continue our hiking trip loop through palm forests, tea plantation and rice terrace paddy fields.. arriving in Ha Thanh Village in late afternoon. Our supported vehicle take transfer to Bungalow for taking shower and relax. Dinner and stayover night in Bungalow.
Activities: Tranferring and Visiting
Accommodation: Ha giang Wing Buangalow
Hiking distance: 15 Km
Day 04: Ha giang – Quang Ba – Yen Minh - Dong Van
After recharging fully energy for breakfast, Setting off new day from Hotel on winding road to experience Dong Van Geopark, you will quickly get your first look at the stunning scenery of Ha Giang province with a view of Heaven’s Gate and Fairy Mountain at Quan Ba. Next, explore the Vuong Family Mansion, a dynastical house exhibiting traditional architectural features. In the afternoon, take in the bustling Quyet Tien Market, the center of trade for local minority groups, and visit an authentic house of the Lolo people whose numbers are fast dwindling in Sung La. Finally, after a busy day, rest for the night at the Hoa Cuong Hotel in Dong Van.
Activities: Tranferring and Visiting
Accommodation: Hoa Cuong Dong Van Hotel***
Transferring distance: 180 Km
Day 05: Dong Van - Meo Vac - Cao Bang
Following to hearty breakfast in hotel, we join in Sunday market in Dong Van to experience colorful hill tribes market where ethnic minority from all corner of district set their way to market in early morning. They exchange their own products with each other from vegetable to cattle, poultry in each corner.,
Continue your discovery of northern Vietnamese culture and scenery by getting on bus to take in the stunning vistas of the Dong Van plateau, experience Ma Phi Leng pass – Known as one of most incredible passes in Far North Vietnam. Joining between Dong Van and Meo Vac district, Ma Phi Leng boasts magnificent scenery and outstanding sights in Ha Giang, spending time to experience 8 km hiking along tiny adventureous road to white cliff mount where we take over view into Nho Que River. Meeting again our support vehicle in exit way to transfer to Meo Vac town, we continue our adventure trip to Ly Bon bridge. Turning off on No 34 road lead to Bao Lac for lunch. After lunch, our bus takes us through picturesque scenery and landscape of Nguyen Binh and Thong Nong district. Stop on 15 stories Khau Coc Cha pass to admire outstanding sightseeing of Cao Bang Province. Our trip continue to drive through lush scenery to Cao Bang.Upon arriving on hotel, do check in and relax by your self. Have dinner and stay overnight in Suuny Hotel.
Activities: Tranferring and Visiting
Accommodation: Sunny Hotel
Transferring distance: 230 Km
Day 06: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc waterfall
Following to hearty breakfast in Hotel, we commence our adventure trip to visit one of biggest waterfalls in Vietnam. Nestled amongst there amazing landscape of Trung Khanh is breathtaking Ban Gioc Waterfall, which span over 300 meters, split half and half between Vietnam and China. You will get some time here to take in the amazing atmosphere surrounding the fall.
Visit Ban Gioc waterfall, you can spend your time relaxing in the glow of the natural beauty, take some amazing photos, and board a raft bamboo that will take you close to the falls. Visit Nguom Ngao cave to discover the rock formations which have been carved by erosion over millennia.
Activities: Tranferring and Visiting
Accommodation: Lan Rung Buangalow
Transferring distance: 85 Km
Day 07: Ban Gioc – Cao Bang – Ba Be Lake
After breakfast in hotel, we set our way back road to Cao Bang and Ba Be Lake. Driving on historical road to learn about Vietnamese great victory over the French in 1941 - 1942.
You also immense scenic beauty and rugged mountain ranges to Ba Be National Park. Arrive Ba Be National Park in the late afternoon. Taking boat trip along Nang River to discover Ba Be Lake, Puong Grotto, the rapids of the Dau Dang Waterfall and tiny Widow Island. You will have more time to go around Ba Be village as well. These poetic landscapes will bring you relaxing time with fresh air and green environment, so don’t forget your camera for nice photos. Take a boat trip through three lakes which make up Ba Be lake and up nang river to Puong Cave, a 300 meter long tunnel through a mountain.
Activities: Visiting, Boat trip
Accommodation: Tay Ethnic’s home-stay in Pac Ngoi village
Travel Distance: 180km
Day 08: Ba Be Lake – Transfer Noi Bai Airport @
Get up early to capture sunrise over the mountain or admire cloud to flight through the lake. Joining in kayaking activitity on tranquil lake before having hearty breakfast with awesome pan cake made by the skillful woman. We say farewell them and depart to Hanoi. Spend our time to visit Visit Hua Ma cave, famous for its thousands of stalactites and stalagmites. We continue out trip back to Hanoi, Enjoy stunning landscapes in bothside stop enroute to contemplate vietnamese tea and coffee. Arriving in Hanoi take transfer to Noi Bai airport for you get your flight to Onward
Activities: Kayaking, Transferring
Accommodation: By yourself
Travel Distance: 254 km
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