4 days full of inspiration and wonderful experiences, 4 days for real adventurers… This pro-itinerary give chance to discover hidden beauty of Ba Be National Park with a lot of interesting outdoor activies such as boating, trekking through the jungle and cycling on off-road trails. This full set of activites, which leads you to immerse yourself in nature, learn about local Tay, Hmong, and Yao people, explore all hidden charm of a national park, will rewaed you with incredible experiences. Why hesitate? Put this offer in your bucket and start getting off the beaten track.
Tour code : AOT11
Travel style : Adventure & Off The Beaten Track
Duration : 04 Days - 03 Nights
Route : Hanoi – Ba Be National Park – Ha Noi
After pick-up at 8 AM, a 5-hour drive brings you to Ba Be national park. Stop in Thai Nguyen city to visit Museum of ethnic minorities in Vietnam. Arrive Ba Be in the afternoon. Now best time to discover the beauty of the lake by kayaking or swimming in cooling fresh water.
Start your full day 17-km trek from Coc Toc village, an isolated village by the lake. Following off-road trails along Pe Lu stream in the middle of poetic rice fields, the steps leads to lush jungle where you spend 1.5 hours to conquer the steep slope up and down and finish in a small Hmong village.
Continue up to Nam Dai to pay a visit and be welcomed by little Hmong and Yao students at a local school. Take steps downhill to Wind peak for a picnic lunch in a local Hmong community house.
From Wind peak, follow the winding trails down the valley, cross villages, jungles and emerald rice fields to be back to Coc Toc village. If time permits, spend the rest of the day swimming in fresh water before romantic sunset.
Enjoy local breafast to get enough energy for a full day cycling of nearly 30 km to the other hidden part of Ba Be national park. Ride on the trail from Pac Ngoi village to uphill Vang village. Stop and hike up hill to visit dreamy Tat Ma waterfall, or other-called Silk waterfall because the downpouring water looks like a soft falling silk. Enjoy a swim or meditation under the waterfall before strolling down to Hua Ma cave. Lunch served at a local restaurant near the cave.
Hike up to Hua Ma cave and learn about the awesome legendary of this strange cave. Surprise is what you get when casting an eye on mesmerized stalacmites and stalagmites in the out-of-this-world cave considered as most beautifull cave in Northeast Vietnam.
Ride back to your homestay after an adventure day.
Enjoy last breakfast in this rural paradise before 3-hour boating around the lake. Short walk to see Cam village with nature, local people and school at the end of the lake. Follow Nang river to Puong cave, a tunnel cave full of amazement from limestones stalactites and stalagmites to mysterious bats. Continue to Buoc Lom wharf where you say goodbye to Ba Be and return Hanoi.
Please note that accommodations mentioned in this list are for reference only. Depending on availability and your preference, they can be changed.