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...
 

Tour Code : VTA 03
Tour Route: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake – Cao Bang – Lang Son – Halong Bay – Hanoi
Tour Duration: 9 days/ 8 nights
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts/Ends: Hanoi/Hanoi
Tour Type: Adventure
Activity Level: Moderate
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake
Day 3: Ba Be Lake
Day 4: Ba Be Lake – Cao Bang
Day 5: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc waterfall
Day 6: Cao Bang – Lang Son
Day 7: Lang Son – Halong Bay
Day 8: Halong bay – Hanoi
Day 9: Departure

 
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Day 1: Arrive Hanoi (D)
Upon arrival we will be welcome at the airport and delivered to our hotel. We will be given a briefing about traveling in Vietnam before enjoying a special welcome dinner at an excellent Vietnamese restaurant.

Old Quarter Hanoi

Old Quarter Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake (B, L)
We depart from Hanoi at 07.30. We arriving in Ba Be town around 14h30, after checking in at the guesthouse, we will head out for a bit of exploration before the sunsets.

Ba Be Lake

Ba Be Lake

Day 3: Ba Be Lake (B, L, D)
We take our private boat for a cruise on the lake. We take a short trek to a Pac Ngoi village – Tay Minority People. We continue to visit Dau Dang waterfall, Puong Cave and more cruising along the Nang River.

Homestay in Pac Ngoi village

Homestay in Pac Ngoi village

Day 4: Ba Be Lake – Cao Bang (B)
8h00 we drive 90km to Cao Bang. The Province is the home where the H’mong, Dzao, Tho and Nung ethnic minorities people live in harmony.

Nung ethnic minorities people in Cao Bang Province

Nung ethnic minorities people in Cao Bang Province

Day 5: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc waterfall (B, L)
After breakfast at the hotel we depart for Ban Gioc waterfall. It takes a 3 hour drive from Cao Bang to Ban Gioc waterfall, which forms a natural border between Vietnam and China.

Ban Gioc Waterfall

Ban Gioc Waterfall

Day 6: Cao Bang – Lang Son (B, L)
In the morning we drive 150 km to Lang Son on the Chinese border. We stop for taking photos on That Khe Pass. After lunch we go to visit Nhi Thanh Cave, Tam Thanh Pagoda and the market at Dong Kinh, the biggest market in the area fully stocked with Chinese goods. Overnight at hotel in Lang Son.

Tam Thanh Pagoda – Lang Son

Tam Thanh Pagoda – Lang Son

Day 7: Lang Son – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
In the morning we depart Lang Son for the 180 km drive to Halong city. Overnight in hotel

Overview of Ha Long Bay from Bai Tho Mountain

Overview of Ha Long Bay from Bai Tho Mountain

Day 8: Halong bay – Hanoi (B, L)
At 8h00 we leave our hotel for the Wharf, where we take our private boat to visit the secluded bay for 5 hours, having a wonderful seafood lunch on boat. We head back to Hanoi for overnight.

Cruise on Halong Bay

Cruise on Halong Bay

Day 9: Departure (B)
Today we are free at our leisure until the time we transfer to the airport for our flight to home.

About Price:
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

What’s included?

  • Accommodation on twin share basis
  • Meal as indicated in itinerary (8 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 3 Dinners)
  • Transfer and tour by private A/C car
  • English speaking guide/s (other languages upon requests)
  • Private boat trip in Babe lake and Halong bay
  • Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • Entrance fees and permits during guided time