The highlights of the North East are its beautiful scenery that include Halong Bay with its over 3000 islets; Cao Bang with Ban Gioc waterfall, Ma Phuc Pass...
Ba Be national park for bird watching, home stay, boating on the largest lake of Vietnam.... This region is characterized by limestone geology, so it has a countless number of sugar loafs, karstic peaks, and caves. The entire region is very rural, it is populated by a number of ethnic minorities (also refered to as hill tribes, or Montagnard).
DAY 1: HANOI - BABE NATIONAL PARK
We pick you up from hotel then departs for Ba Be national park via Thai Nguyen, province of tea plantation. Visit some tea hills along the way in Giang Tien town. Then continue the road trip to reach to Dinh Hoa for lunch. After that, keep going to Ba Be lake via BacKan province. Stop in Cho Ra market to see how is rural market. Arrive Pac Ngoi hamlet at 4.30, where Tay people living. ( The Tay people is one of the 54 Vietnamese group who still keep living very traditional style ). Home stay in stilt house.
DAY 2: BOATING to visit PUONG cave & DAU DANG waterfall.
It is a good chance for early riser to enjoy the very fresh atmosphere with very green forest, river, lake, rice fields... After breakfast, take the boat trip to the Ba Be lake then reach to the Dau Dang waterfall. Have the picnic lunch here with a local family. Then continue the boating trip along the Nang river to get to "Dong Puong" cave. Visit the villages & school of the Tay ethnic people located along the river then reach to Buoc Lom, the car pick you up there then driving to Cho Ra town. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 3: CHORA - HANOI
Wake up early to visit the Cho Ra market to see how the local people trading.
After the breakfast, check out and driving to Thai Nguyen or Bac Kan for lunch and visit the Thai Nguyen museum where you can see the various of collection about the culture of people who living in the Northern Vietnam. Then continue driving back to Hanoi. The tour will finish in Hanoi at about 6.00 - 6.30 pm
Price : 255 usd / person.
Aply for group at least 2 pax and upward.
Single + 160 usd.
Including: Private car; boat trip; accommodation ( homestay & hotel ); entrance
fees; English speaking guide; taxes.
Excluding: Your personal expense ; meals ; tip.