Ba Be Lake and Ban Gioc Waterfall Tour

Hanoi - Lang Son - Cao Bang - Ban Gioc waterfall - Ba Be National Park - Hanoi

  • 4 days 3 nights
  • Hanoi
  • Hanoi


Ba Be Lake belongs to Ba Be National Park is listed Number 04 in the 16 most beautiful lakes over the world. Ba be lake was formed over 200 million years ago and divided into 3 small lakes : Pe Lam lake, Pe Lu Lake and Pe Leng lake. Ba Be Lake covers over 650 hectates, 178 m ( 583 feet) above sea level, 8 km ( 4 mile) Long and 400 meters ( 1312 feet) wide. The depth of Ba be lake is from 17 meters to 23 meters ( from 55 feet to 75 feet) but some where is 29 meters ( 95 feet). Ba be Lake was listed one in 20 biggest freshwater lakes that need to be protected by the World Freshwater lake meeting in US in 1995. In 1997, Vietnam is also sent all document of Ba Be national park to UNESCO for World heritage site. In 2004, Ba Be lake was recognized as Asean Heritage Park. In 2011, Ba Be lake got a UNESCO certificate as Vietnam`s third Ramsar site – designated wetlands of international importance.

Arrival/Departure Locations

  • Hanoi/ Hanoi


  • $0

Service Included

  • Private Transport
  • Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
  • English/French/Chinese-speaking Tour Guide
  • Boat Trips in Ba Be National Park and Ban Gioc Waterfall 
  • All meals as mentioned in the itineraries
  • Taxes and Service Charge

Service Excluded

  • Visa Arrangements
  • Money Transferring
  • Kayaking services
  • Beauty Spa Services and Massage
  • Beverages
  • Tips and other Personal
  • Travel Insurance
  •  All other services not clearly mentioned above

Tour highlights

  • Bus
  • Trekking
  • Car
  • Cruise
  • Mountain
  • Shows
  • Caves
  • Temple
  • Historical sites

Tour details

Day 1: Hanoi - Lang Son - Cao Bang

After check out and having breakfast at the hotel, we will start for first day to to north east of Vietnam to Lang Son and Cao Bang.
we wil have a chance stop at Lang Son city for shopping at the biggest wholesale market in the north of Vietnam - Dong Kinh Market and then visit 2 caves : Tam Thanh cave and Nhi Thanh Cave in the city before having lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch, we will drive to Cao Bang. Stop on the way to enjoy the landscapes and visit some villages of Tay and Nung People.
Late afternoon, we will arrive Cao Bang City. Check in the hotel and free and easy.
Enjoy dinner at the local restaurant and free for a walk to discover city by ourselves.
Overnight in Cao Bang City.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner 
Accommodation: Hotel in Cao Bang City 

Day 2: Wonderful tour to Ban Gioc Waterfall at China Border and Ba Be Lake in Ba Be National Park

Breakfast at the hotel and check out for driving to Trung Khanh Province to see on of the 4 largest and most beautiful waterfalls in the world at China Border.
We will stop on the way to see the famous black smith village Phuc Sen and see how the Tay people make their good knives by hand and taking pictures of landscapes as well.
After 2 hour driving, we will arrive Ban Gioc Waterfall. Spend time for visiting or swiming there.
. Have lunch at the local restaurant by the waterfall. After lunch, we will travel to Ba be lake. Stop on the way to village some villages and taking pictures.
Upon arrival Pac Ngoi village - Home to Tay People, we will check in the homestay by Ba be lake. Relax and enjoy sunset falling down to the lake and having a cup of cafe.
Enjoy amazing dinner with Tay family with some house wine.
After dinner, it is great time to enjoying traditional music and having dance with Tay girls.
Overnight at homestay after amazing day trip.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
Accommodation: Homestay in Pac Ngoi Village, Ba Be National Park 

Day 3: Full day to discover Ba be lake

Wake up in the morning. You enjoy the sunrise rising up from the lake during having breakfast and cafe.
After breakfast, we will spend full day tour to Ba be lake for Ba be landcapesNang riverPuong cave and Dau Dang Waterfall or swimming.
Have lunch at the local restaurant by Dau Dang waterfall.
We will come back to the lake for visit the fairy pond ( Ao Tien) and then swiming.
You have a great chance again to enjoy the sunset falling down to Ba be lake from your boat trip.
After boat trip on the lake Ba Be we will come back the homestay for relaxing and join in homestay cooking class given by the owner. You will have a good chance to learn how to cook Vietnamese Culinary.
Enjoy dinner at homestay and relaxing
Overnight in the village.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
Accommodation: Homestay in Pac Ngoi Village, Ba Be National Park 

Day 4: Ba Be Lake - Thai Nguyen museum of ethnology and Hanoi

After breakfast at the homestay, it is time for us to say goodbye the owner and Tay villagers to come back Hanoi.
We will stop in Thai Nguyen Province to visit an amazing museum of ethnology and have lunch at local restaurant before coming back Hanoi.
Arrive Hanoi at 4.00 pm. End of our tour at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
Accommodation: None 


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