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3-Day Ba Be Lake and Ban Gioc Waterfall Tour from Hanoi

  • Escape the tourist trail and get back to nature in Ba Be National Park
  • Cruise the Nang River, see Ban Gioc Falls, explore Nguom Ngao Cave, and more
  • Experience local life on village visits and stays with Nung and Tay people
3-Day Ba Be Lake and Ban Gioc Waterfall Tour from Hanoi
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3-Day Ba Be Lake and Ban Gioc Waterfall Tour from Hanoi

It’s difficult to experience Ba Be National Park without private transportation and a guide to connect you to the ethnic groups who live here. On this small-group tour—the perfect choice for adventurous travelers—immerse in local culture, landscapes, and lifestyles, and mingle with Nung and Tay people. Along the way, see the Nang River, Ban Gioc Falls, Nguom Ngao Cave, and more.

What to Expect

After pickup from your hotel, learn about local cultures at the Museum of Cultures of Vietnam’s Ethnic Groups in Thai Nguyen city. Enjoy lunch and then travel north. You might stop at a tobacco-producing village before you reach your homestay, with a Nung family in Quang Uyen, in time for dinner.

After breakfast at your homestay, visit Phuc Sen village, known producing farming tools. Travel through spectacular rice paddy scenery to Ban Gioc Falls. Soak up the spectacular views before journeying to Nguom Ngao Cave, Cao Bang town, and Ba Be Lake, with lunch en route. Enjoy dinner with your Tay family hosts for the night.

After breakfast, experience Ba Be Lake: Swim, look for wildlife, and soak up the karst scenery. Board a boat to cruise Nang River, Ba Be Lake, and Puong Cave. Finally, head back to Hanoi, enjoying lunch and a stop at a tea plantation on the way.

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Reviewed 5 days ago
Great trip to Ban Gioc and Ba Be lake. Amazing adventura.

We booked our trip from Hanoi to Ban Gioc and Ba Be lake with Mr Linh's adventures. It is long trip but our excelent driver was a star. Our tour guide Loi did everything possible to make our trip as confortable as posible. We stopped...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2018
Interesting way to experience Home stay

We really like the authentic home stay and meeting the locals experience. Mr Kim and his family are so friendly and welcoming. We saw some amazing scenery along the way - both at Ba Be Lake and at Ban Gioc Waterfall. The only downside of...More

1  Thank Doreen S
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile
Amazing trip to cao bang and Ba Be lake

Great trip with lots of different activities, Nice homestay, amazing view en lovely people! Loi Cao Made our trip even more special, everything was arranged down to the last detail! When we come back to Vietnam we Will definitly book a new trip with mr...More

1  Thank Loes E
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile
Fantastic tour!

I have just returned from a 3 day fun packed tour. It was more of a journey through local eyes. Great food with lots of local things to try. Homestay were very clean and comfy. Waterfall was amazing, Ba Be national park was spectacular. Boat...More

3  Thank ClaireB32286
Reviewed 20 July 2018
Great Tour full of delights

My wife and I and two family members recently took this tour and were very impressed with the experience. Our Tour guide NHA was great fun and very eager to ensure we had a great time, and he spoke excellent english. The Bus driver THANH...More

2  Thank r0wey
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Kristen P
24 September 2018|
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Response from LynnePP | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Arrive back in Hanoi around 5pm. It depends what order they drop the passengers off as to how fast you get to your hotel. I would book a flight for the following day.
Danish K
24 May 2018|
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Response from LynnePP | Reviewed this property |
No idea I am sorry. I am not a travel agent or anything to do with the tours. Like you, we were just tourists.
27 April 2018|
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Response from LynnePP | Reviewed this property |
Very little actually. I don’t trek because of health issues so I stayed behind. Most was 1 hour I waited and that was when the others did the caves. Maybe 45 minutes through the National Park and I could do the short trek to... More