Highlights Of Ba Be And Ha Giang

Explore the beautiful northwest located in the mountainous northeast part of the Vietnam. This breathtaking landscape is famous for its spectacular scenery and ruggedness, primitive infrastructure and very friendly people that offer a real unique experience for any traveler who want to discover the unknown.


Hanoi | Ba Be Lake | Ban Gioc Waterfall | Dong Van | Meo Vac | Ha Giang | Ha Noi

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Day 01

Hanoi – Thai Nguyen – Ba Be

From Hanoi, head to Thai Nguyen Ba Be

Accommodation: Homestay in Ba Be

Meals: Lunch, dinner

From your hotel in Hanoi or the airport, departure for Ba Be national park via Thai Nguyen, province of tea plantation. Stop en-route for shooting nice pictures. After that, keep going to Ba Be lake via Bac Kan province.

Stop in Cho Ra for lunch before heading to Ba Be lake.

Enjoy a 3.5 hour boat trip on Ba Be lake. The motorized boat will take you along the Nang river to get to “Dong Puong” cave - a large cave with 30m high, 300m long, is an interesting place in Ba Be National Park. Then heading to Pac Ngoi village where you will spend a night at a homestay of Tay ethnic group (Tay people is one of the 54 Vietnamese group who still keep living very traditional style).

This evening, you enjoy a delicious home-cooked dinner, prepared by the host and learn the food culture of Tay people.
Day 02

Ba Be – Nguom Ngao cave – Ban Gioc waterfall

Drive from Ba Be to Cao Bang Ban Gioc Waterfall and visit Nguom Ngao cave

Accommodation: Hotel in Cao Bang

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Wake up early to visit the local market to see how the local people living.

After the breakfast, drive to Ban Gioc, visit the waterfall. On this day you’ll take a scenic insightful day trip in the north of Cao Bang to the beautiful Ban Gioc waterfall on the Chinese border. This picturesque, cascading waterfall is 53 meters high and has an impressive span of 300 meters. The drive offers unique landscapes, limestone karts formations soar from the verdant rice paddies of the surrounding farms of local ethnic minorities. Along the way, you’ll see Tay, Hmong and Dzao ethnic minority groups. Heading back to Cao Bang, stop to explore the expansive 2, 144 meter Nguom Ngao Cave and its brilliant stalactites. Also, stop at Pac Rằng village to learn more about the daily life of Nung people. Return to Cao Bang.
Day 03

Cao Bang – Meo Vac – Dong Van

Pass by Mã Pí Lèng peak, the longest peak in North of Vietnam!

Accommodation: Hotel in Dong Van

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

In the morning, head to Ha Giang. The scenery is spectacular and the road runs along the sides of the mountains. Stop en-route to take pictures of Ma Pi Leng pass, the most spectacular pass of the Northeast Vietnam. Upon arrival Dong Van town, walk around the town and ancient village before check-in at your hotel.
Day 04

Dong Van – Yen Minh – Quan Ba – Ha Giang

Today you will enjoy the beautiful view from Quang Ba peak

Accommodation: Homestay in Ha Giang

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Today drive from Dong Van to Ha Giang city via Yen Minh & Quan Ba. The scenery is spectacular – a vast limestone mountain range and perpendicular walls of rock. You’ll call in at the infamous Vuong Palace, once the home of a high-ranking H’mong family during French colonial rule. Stop at Quan Ba twin mountain and heaven gate. Take pictures of Vietnam’s outstanding landscape. Arrive at Ha Giang in the late afternoon and check-in at a homestay near Ha Giang.
Day 05

Ha Giang – Hanoi

Explore Ha Giang village and surroundings

Accommodation: Not included

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Hike around the local village to enjoy the fresh atmosphere of the morning and rice fields. Continue to Thon Tha village. Only a total of 90 homes make up the whole neighborhood, traditional stilt houses made from wood and bamboo and with a palm-thatched roof.

Lunch served at a local family with simple but healthy and delicious food.

Leave Ha Giang in the afternoon to Hanoi. Arriving in Hanoi, check-in and free at leisure.


Start price per person based on hotel standard. The price is subject to change depending upon availability and high or low season. We would like to give you a rough quote as below for your preference. Feel free to send us an enquiry. We commit to give you a competitive quote.

Price Per Person In USD (From Jul - Dec 2019)

Category 2 People 4 People 6 People Others
Homestay & 3* hotel $522 $355 $309 On Request

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Trip Inclusions
  • Hotel accommodations and 2 nights at homestay with daily breakfast
  • Transfer by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
Trip Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Tips and gratuites
  • Travel insurance
  • Other service not mentioned

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