The stunning natural landscapes of Ba Be are drenched in a tranquil ambiance which makes it perfect for a relaxing getaway. This tour is ideal for those who love exploring nature and discovering local culture. You will be able to relax and take in the beautiful surroundings, take a boat trip and enjoy local hospitality.
Type of tour: Private
Tour code: PRT 28E
Departure dates: Daily
Destination: Ba Be lake
Duration: 2 days
Day 1 : Ha Noi - Ba Be Lake
Day 2: Ba Be lake - Hua Ma cave - Ha Noi
Ha Noi - Ba Be Lake (L, D)
You will depart for Ba Be National Park
at 07:30 taking a road which passes through the mountainous province of Thai Nguyen. You can relax on the journey and take in the superb landscapes of terraced rice paddies and bamboo waterwheels which sit at the sides of the river. You will stop for lunch along the way. Upon arrival at Cho Ra
, at about 13:30, you will take a boat ride on the Nang River which slips through patches of cultivated land before entering the rugged landscape of chalky cliffs and wild gardens. You will be able to see the liana trees whose twisted and branches and roots create a wild tangle along the river bank. Your boat ride will then take you to the Puong Cave
in Ba Be National Park which features a fascinating array of rock formations.
The cave has been carved out over time by the strong flow of the river, leaving behind a long tunnel. You will continue your boat trip to Bo Lu - a village belonging to the Tay community. The Tay make a living mainly through fishing and rice and corn cultivation. Their stilt houses with thatched roofs are dispersed throughout surrounding landscapes. You will have dinner and stay overnight in Coc Toc Village
on the banks of Ba Be Lake
Highlights and activities: Ba Be Lake, Boat trip, Puong Cave, a 2 - 3 km trek
Accommodation: Mr Linh's Homestay
Meals: Lunch, dinner
Ba Be lake - Hua Ma cave - Ha Noi (B, L)
After breakfast, you will travel past Ba Be Forest where you can discover spectacular rivers, deep valleys, natural caves and limestone mountains. On the way, the will visit Pac Ngoi another village which has retained the traditional stilt houses. You will then enter Hua Ma Cave which features thousands of stalactites and columns. After drinking in the magical atmosphere of the cave, you will drive back to Ha Noi, stopping for lunch at a local restaurant on the way. You will arrive in Ha Noi at about 17:30 where you will be ped back at your hotel.
Highlights and activities: Ba Be Forest, Pac Ngoi, Hua Ma Cave, a 3 -5 km trek
Accommodation: Not included
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
We take you to the parts others can't reach!
From July to September, the climate is usually humid and hot.
From October to June brings cooler and more pleasant weather.
Our experienced and friendly Tour Guide(s) speak excellent English.
They are extremely knowledgeable about local cultures, history and the environment.
Tour price includes
Private door-to-door pick-up & -off services.
All private transfer and transportation
Experienced English speaking guide.
Private boat trip
Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
All sightseeing tickets.
No extra charge after confirmation
24/7 hotline support guaranteed
Tour price excludes
Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
Other services not mentioned above.
What to take
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes.
We also recommend packing insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat...
Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.
It is essential to bring your passport on this trip.
Have a great journey!