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Ba Be Lake 3-Day Tour

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  • Explore the waterfalls and limestone cliffs
  • Visit the marvellous Culture of Ethnic Minorities of Vietnam Museum
  • Spend the night in Mr Linh's homestay
  • Take a boat trip on Ba Be Lake
Ba Be National Park is home to the largest natural freshwater lake in Vietnam. It hosts exceptional biodiversity including a population of langurs, over 200 bird and 350 butterfly species, geological treasures, and mature primary limestone forests. Surrounded by the lush green of the forest, this tour will take you to explore the lake, caves, mountains and jungles.

In exceptional places like this, careless tourism and human disturbances can endanger the rich heritage and biodiversity, but thoughtful tourism with a controlled impact can provide excellent support to conservation projects in the area and help the economies of local people. We share your desire for the latter option, and promise that nature knows how to return your kindness!
10 hours Homestay
You will be collected from your hotel in Hanoi between 07:30 and 08:00. On the way, you will stop in Thai Nguyen to visit the marvellous Museum of the Culture of the Ethnic Minorities of Vietnam, followed by lunch at a street restaurant. You will then take a smaller road that snakes through the mountains and tea plantations.

When you arrive in the Tay village of Coc Toc, you will be welcomed by Mr Linh and his amazingly friendly Tay family at their traditional wooden stilt house. If it's hot, you can copy the local kids and take a refreshing dip in the lake to cool down. In the evening, enjoy a superb dinner with the lovely family on the lake terrace. You will spend the night in Mr Linh's homestay.

Lunch and dinner included.
10 hours Homestay
After enjoying breakfast on the terrace, you will take a short drive to the house owner's boat, which will take you through the three lakes which make up Ba Be and up the Nang River Dong Puong, an enormous tunnel (300m long by 30m high) which stretches through the limestone mountain.

We will continue to Cam Ha village where you can observe the peaceful life of the Tay people amongst the green rice fields. The boat will then venture upriver to the small village of Hua Tang, the quintessential simple, authentic ethnic minority village. Have lunch in a local house alongside the river.

After lunch, you will take a short walk through the jungle to the very scenic Dau Dang Waterfalls. You can then continue the trail to arrive in a large river bend full of colourful local life, with a small harbour. Here the locals unload goods onto their boats to travel across the lake. You will return by boat for another delightful evening in Mr Linh's Homestay.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
10 hours
After breakfast, we will stroll along the riverfront, and visit the lovely Pac Ngoi Village where most Tay people live in traditional houses. You can hike to the upper reaches of the lake, in an area marked by massive limestone cliffs and mountains. Later, your driver will take you to amazing Hua Ma cave and up onto a pass where you can to take amazing photos of the terraced fields. After lunch in a local restaurant, you will continue your journey back to Hanoi, arriving there at around 17:30.

Breakfast and lunch included.
what’s included
  • Transportation via vehicle with a/c
  • Boat trip on Ba Be lake
  • Homestay accomodation
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • No extra charge after confirmation
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
what's excluded
  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Beverages
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 3 days
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 10 participants
Minimum Participants 2 people
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Hanoi, Vietnam
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A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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CancellationFree cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.
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