Tour Destination:
Hanoi - Ba Be Lake (Home-stay) - Cao Bang - Pac Bo Grotto - Ban Gioc Waterfall - Lang Son - Ha Long Bay (Overnight junk)
Tour Hightlights:
This trip has been designed to cover all the highlights of the north east of Vietnam. It has a great variety combination between; Ba Be Lake, Cao Bang, Ban Gioc waterfall, the border town of Lang Son and Ha Long Bay.... ..
From $ 471

Day 1: Arrival - Hanoi - Walking & City Tour
Day 2: Hanoi Tour to Thai Nguyen - Ba Be lake
Day 3: Ba Be Trekking Tour - Boat Trip
Day 4: Ba Be Tour to Cao Bang
Day 5: Cao Bang Tour to Ban Gioc Waterfall
Day 6: Cao Bang - Pac Po Cave - Lang Son
Day 7: Lang Son - Halong Bay - overnight cruise
Day 8: Halong Bay Cruising - Hanoi
Day 9: Hanoi - Departure


On arrival at Noi Bai Airport, you are met by our guide and transferred to hotel. The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is a stylish and gracious city that retains an unique old world charm and some Asia's most striking colonial architecture. The many lakes and parks make for relaxing atmosphere. Hanoi Hoan Kiem Lake - Vietnam Adventure ToursIn this afternoon, we will take a visit to the Temple of Literature, which is well known as the first university of Vietnam, the History Museum with an excellent collection of artifacts illustrating the Vietnamese history and the outlaying Ethnologic Museum. This gleaming mansion is dedicated to Vietnam's 54 ethnic groups. Afterwards we drive back to the town center to visit Ngoc Son Temple & Hoan Kiem Lake
If time permits we enjoy a cyclo ride through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places.
O/N in Ha Noi.

Day 2: VIETNAM NORTH-EAST ADVENTURE TOURS: Ha Noi Package Tour to Thai Nguyen - Travel Adventure Tours to Ba Be Lake  (B/-/D)

Morning, we take a long drive from Hanoi to Ba Be via Thai Nguyen where you visit the Ethnology Museum. After Thai Nguyen, the road is rocky & meandering through scenic landscapes of the north west of Vietnam until Ba Be lakes. On the way to Ba Be Lake, we will have some stopovers for taking photos of remote villages of ethnic people & beautiful valleys.
O/N in Ba Be.

Day 3: VIETNAM  NORTH-EAST ADVENTURE TOURS: Trekking Adventure Tours in Ba Be Lake + Boat Trip (B/L/D)

Today, we enjoy a tranquil boat trip downstream Nang River to Ba Be Lake exploring the unspoiled tropical National Park with stop to visit Puong limestone grotto, Dau Dang waterfall. After the picnic lunch, continue by boat to the main lake. Time for contemplating the natural landscapes and swimming before arriving in a Tay people village. Visit the village and experience the local activities. Ba Be lake in Bac Kan - Vietnam Adventure ToursDinner and overnight in Tay village (house on stilts).

Day 4: VIETNAM NORTH-EAST ADVENTURE TOURS: Ba Be Adventure Tours to Cao Bang (B/-/-)

The boat excursion is a major part of sightseeing in Ba Be. Today we embark our boat navigating around the lake, which gives us a taste of relaxation and an interesting exploration of the tropical forest . This legendary lake is just one continuous water body although its name means "three lakes". Along the way we have several stops to visit the lakeside hill tribe villages and the scenic Dau Dang waterfalls. The traditional boat weaves its way along the tranquil Nang River through the Poung Grotto before reaching Cho Ra. At this small village, we meet up with our waiting vehicle and drive towards Cao Bang past the scenic scenery of rugged mountain.
O/N in Cao Bang.

Day 5: VIETNAM NORTH-EAST ADVENTURE TOURS: Cao Bang Adventure Trekking Tours - Ban Gioc Waterfalls - Cao Bang Adventure Tours(B/-/-)

Heading out of the town we venture into the most northern region of Cao Bang Province. The scenic roads traverse Trung Khanh on our way to Ban Gioc Waterfall which boasts the largest waterfall in Vietnam. We visit Ban Gioc waterfall and explore the nearby Nguom Ngao Cave. This enormous cave has two entrances ; one branch reaching almost all the way to the waterfall where is a secret entrance. By mid afternoon we make our way back to Cao Bang and can make stop as much as you please, to see the hill tribe villages and catch some wonderful shootings.  Ban Gioc waterfall in Cao Bang - Vietnam Adventure ToursO/N in Cao Bang.

Day 6: VIETNAM NORTH-EAST ADVENTURE TOURS: Cao Bang Adventure Tours - Pac Po Cave - Lang Son Package Tours (B/-/-)

The following stop of our trip is Pac Po Cave. This famous history site was once the headquarter for the August Vietnamese Revolution in 1945. We visit this spectacular setting of stream and cave before we set off on a half day drive past the tranquil town of Dong Khe and That Khe. They are some historical vestiges of the war time. The verdant and rugged mountain landscape with a mixture of terraced rice fields and hill villages is all interesting along the way. We arrive in Lang Son by late afternoon. This border town had been all destroyed during the recent Sino - Vietnamese war, but was rebuilt to become an important trade center in north eastern region. O/N in Lang Son. (B)


Day 7: VIETNAM NORTH-EAST ADVENTURE TOURS: Lang Son Adventure Tours - Tien Yen - Halong Cruise Tours(B/-/D)

Today we have time to see the lively central market and the legendary Tam Thanh. They are some major sights in town. Upon leaving Lang Son we make our way on a winding roads to Halong Bay and pass the breathtaking landscapes, some of the best in Asia. En route we encounter many local villagers going about their daily business such as logging, herding buffalo and tilling the field. On arrival in Halong Bay we board a traditional boat for a exciting trip around this natural wonder.  Ha Long Bay cruising tour - Vietnam Adventure ToursThe pace of our cruise is very relaxing, a perfect way to enjoy a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery. We will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs.
O/N on board.

Day 8: VIETNAM  NORTH-EAST ADVENTURE TOURS: Halong Cruise Tours - Hanoi Travel Packages (Brunch/-/-)

The sailing junks navigating past over 3,000 limestone islands and outcrops jutting out of the clear and emerald water of the bay are nothing short of spectacular. We have an option to get up early to admire the splendid scenery and see the fishmen on a morning catch. The boat trip continues navigating past islets of various shape and size. They have different name given by local people. This day will give you plenty of time for your own pleasure; swimming or lazing around the deck or simply soaking up the sunshine. By mid morning we arrange luggage and cruise back to the Halong pier. The waiting vehicle will take us back to Hanoi, with stopover at Dong Trieu pottery village.
O/N in Ha Noi.


There is a free time for you to relax and further explore Ha Noi. The trip ends after your transfer to Noi Bai Airport for departure. (B)

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•    Transportation in vehicle with driver for four travelers in mountain as under specified:
•    Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver in delta
•    Accommodation in hotels, guesthouses (twin shared room)
•    Meal as mentioned: B = breakfast, L = lunch, Br = brunch, D = dinner
•    English or French speaking guide
•    Entrance fee to indicated sights
•    Water puppet show
•    Boat trip
•    Pure bottled Water & Wipes

Other meals, tip, drinks, airport tax, single room, personal expenses, insurance,...


    Viet Nam is a developing country whose infrastructure may differ from what you expect in your homeland. Road conditions are poor and accommodation may be basic in mountain region.
    Good weather for trek from September until June. We recommend you to bring rain jacket, inner sleeping sheets, walking boots, warm clothes, lamp torch, and toilet papers.
    Occasionally, this itinerary may be amended for reasons beyond our control such as weather and roads conditions.


    Grade of Hotel

    Tour Cost in USD per person applied to groups of (Valid till 30 Sep 2013)

    2 Paxs 3 - 6 Paxs 7 - 10 Paxs 11 - 14 Paxs 15 - 19 Paxs Single Supplement
    2-Star Hotels 895
    759 581 509 471 111
    3-Star Hotels 931 795 617 545 510 147
    4-Star Hotels 997 861 683 611 580 213
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