This trekking adventures on Ba Be jungle takes you into the remote jungle on the western side of Ba Be National Park and gives you the opportunity to experience the real jungle. It is for people with at least moderate to good fitness levels and a good spirit of adventure.
Day 1: Ha Noi – Ba Be Lake
Day 2: Dao Ethnic – 1 Village
Day 3: Ba Be Lake Boat Trip
Day 4: Ba Be – Hanoi
Ba Be Lake is situated in Bac Kan province which is 240 km northeast of Hanoi Capital. On the way to Ba Be we will pay a visit to the Thai Nguyen Minority and Culture Museum where we can learn something about the culture and traditions of the different minority groups in Vietnam. Lunch will be in a local restaurant and onwards to Ba Be Lake. We arrive early in the afternoon, take a rest, have dinner and stay overnight in a local Tay minority family in their traditional wooden stilt house.
Day 2: Dao Ethnic – 1 Village (B, L, D)
Agree at day for trekking!! Your tour guide will first take you to visit the Coc Toc village where the Tay people live by fishing. After crossing the Pelu stream, you will then have some rough terrain to navigate, but as you gain height your efforts will be rewarded by spectacular views. Going on further to the uplands we will stop in H’mong ethnic – 1 village (Cash Dao people) where we will have a picnic lunch.
In the afternoon the guide will take you through mountains and valleys and to see the stilt houses and school of the Cash Dao people, continuing on the trail to visit H’mong ethnic – 2village. Then, you will have a dinner in local homestay and spend the night at Dao Ethnic – 1 Village. But you must be careful if they are generous with their corn wine!
Day 3: Ba Be Lake Boat Trip (B, L, D)
Breakfast at Homestay before saying “goodbye” to the Cash Dao people. You will set off on trails to visit H’mông ethnic – 3 village then go down through the forest to visit Dau Dang waterfall which lies on the border of the two provinces of Bac Kan and Tuyen Quang. After that you will have a lunch with ‘Mr Pirate’ who is main actor in “Ba Be Lake Pirate Movie”. Then you will take a boat trip up the river to visit the Puong cave, home of thousands of bats (of 18 different species) and famous for its many stalactites and stalagmites The river actually runs through the cave into Ba Be lake. After visiting the An Ma temple, you will return the lake shore. Dinner and overnight at Bo Lu homestay..
Day 4: Ba Be – Hanoi (B, L)
Breakfast at the homestay. On the way back to Hanoi, we will pay a visit to Hua Ma cave, only recently accessible, as few locals would enter due to ancient beliefs. The cave has thousands of stalactites and stalagmites and is still very atmospheric. You can rest your legs on the drive back to Hanoi, stopping for lunch at a local restaurant on the way. We should arrive in Hanoi at about 17.30 hrs and you will be ped off at your hotel
– We bring you to places normal tours don’t go!Hiking and trekking with
a 2-4 km hike on day 1
a 18-20 km trek on day 2
a 8-10 km trek on day 3
a 2-4 km hike on day 4Climate
From July to September, the climate is usually humid and hot.
From October to June brings cooler and more pleasant weather.Transport:
Our experienced and friendly Tour Guide(s) speak excellent English.
They are extremely knowledgeable about local cultures, history and the environment.
– 3 breakfasts.
– 4 lunches.
– 3 dinners.
We choose local ingredients, typical of the way people eat in the area, at local restaurants, markets or homes.
We also cater for Vegetarians but please request this at time of booking.
– Home stay (3 nights).
A clean and comfortable home stay with mosquito nets provided.
+ Private door-to-door pick-up & -off services.
+ All private transfer and transportation
+ Home stay
+ Experienced English speaking guide.
+ Private boat trip
+ Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
+ All sightseeing tickets.
+ No extra charge after confirmation
+ 24/7 hotline support guaranteedTour price excludes:
+ Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
+ Travel insurance
+ Other services not mentioned above.What to take:
+ Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.
+ It is essential to bring your passport on this trip. We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat…
Have a great journey!
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Hanoi Youth Hostel
Add: 5 Luong Ngoc Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Hotline available 24/7: (+84) 972004080