1 : Ha Noi - Thai Nguyen - Ba Be National Park (240kms/7
8h00. Pick up at the hotel . As you head out of
Ha Noi, over the Red River on the Chuong Duong bridge,
the suburbs quickly give way to the sprawling farm
lands of the Red River Delta. Travel north along
Hwy 3 to Thai Nguyen for a stop to enjoy a lunch
of traditional Vietnamese food. Worth a visit here
is the Museum of the Cultures of Viet Nam Ethnic
Groups. Leaving the delta behind, you'll start climbing
into the mountainous area of Ba Be National Park.
Take a short boat trip (30 minutes) to a Tay village
for dinner and homestay in a local house.
Day 2 : Ba Be Cao Bang (120kms/4 hours) (B,L,D)
Ba Be National Park, surrounded by rugged limestone
mountains it is Viet Nams only natural mountain
lake. This important eco-system is best known for
its over 330 species of butterflies! Have breakfast
with your Tay hosts. The lush forest clinging to
the surrounding mountains is your backdrop as you
explore the lake. Reach the end of the lake and
stop for a trek to Dau Dang waterfall. Meet your
Jeep, head north through the lush mountain passes
to the city of Cao Bang. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 3 : Ban Gioc Waterfall (85kms/2.5 hours) (B,L,D)
Jeep ride to Ban Gioc, visit the waterfall
On this day you'll take a scenic in insightful day
trip 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 there offers
unique landscapes, limestone karst 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 Cavern to discover its brilliant
stalactites. Return to Cao Bang and overnight in
: Cao Bang
–Phuc Hoa – Dong Khe- That Khe
Ta Lung national
entrance –La village 15 km ( 04 hours )
8 h 30’ Drive from Cao
Bang town to the Ta Lung national entrance 70 km,visit
the national entrance ,12h 30 lunch there .13 h
go on walk along the valley and lime stone mountain
from Ta Lung to La village about 15 km.Dinner and
overnight in the Tay’s stilt- house.
La village – Na Nieng village : 16
km (8 hours ) (B,L,D)
8h after breakfast,continue
go on walk and clim the lime stone mountain
, 12h lunch. ,13 h continue trave along the lime
stone to the Na Nieng village.Dinner and over night
in the Tay ‘s stilt- house.
Day 6 (B,L,D):
Na Nieng village – Pac Khoang village 16
km ( 8 hours)
8h after breakfast leave
the Na Nieng village to Dong Khe town on walk 12km.Lunch
in Dong Khe 13 h continue to the Pac Khoang village
.Dinner and over night in the Red Dao ‘s village.
Day 7 (B,L,D):
Pac Khoang – Na Pang 16 km (8 hours)
8h after breakfast
trekking through lime stone valley ,the small streams
12 h stop for lunch.13 h continue walking
to Na Pang village ,Trang Dinh district – Lang Son.Dinner
and overnight at Tay’s stilt-house.
8 (B ): Na
Pang—That Khe 14 km (3 hours) - Hanoi
8h.after breakfast trekking
to That Khe town 13h.
back Hanoi. Stop over in LangSon. End the tour.