• Local chidlren on the way going home in the afternoon, Ba Be, Vietnam

Ba Be National Park Trekking Tour

Nature lovers and culture tourists that hold the big passion on lakes, grottoes, exotic limestone formations, and especially the ethnic culture are always recommended to try Ba Be Trekking Tour 4 Days. While the Lake itself is peaceful and captivating all seasons, the nearby waterfalls, caves, rock formations, and forest are all valuable natural highlights. And, the well-preserved culture of the ethnic communities of the Tay, Nung, H’mong, Dzao make your time memorable and meaningful. What’s more, take time relaxing on a boat trip to Puang Cave, sleeping at a local house, and unwind in the picturesque waterfalls, etc., so that you have a full feeling for the absolutely vibrant ecosystem. Without a doubt, Ba Be Lake, which is around 260km from Hanoi, is a green destination for the bustle-free adventure.

Destinations:Hanoi – Ba Be National Park – CaoThuong – Hanoi

  • Daily departure
  • Prices valid until December 2019

Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be National Park – Pac Ngoi

Around 8:00 AM, leave Hanoi for the 8-hour drive to Ba Be Lake, with the distance of 260km. Stop at Thai Nguyen for a short rest, and then visit a local market on the way. Keep driving to Bac Can and discover the village of the Tay ethnic minority. Around noon, you will arrive at Bac Kan and enjoy local lunch at an authentic restaurant. The journey will go on toward Ba Be Lake, and you will get there in the afternoon. Later, explore the surrounding highlights namely the ethnic villages of the Tay, San Chi, and Nung. Dinner will be prepared by the local host, and you can assist them in cooking.

Rest at a Homestay in Pac Ngoi Village

Day 2: Pac Ngoi – Cao Thuong (B)

Enjoy a morning boat trip on the stunning Ba Be Lake which is pictured with the peaceful and enthralling scenery. The boat will follow the scenic Nang River to meet Phuong Cave sheltering thousands of bats. The outdoor adventure will continue to Ban Tau Village which is home to the Tay ethnic community who preserves the famous plain indigo costume. Have picnic lunch in the Tay Village.

After lunch, you will be energetic for the 2-hour trek. Your luggage will be carried by horses while you trek down the slope toward a village of the Dzao ethnic group. There will be many opportunities to learn about the Dzao’s traditions and customs. With the friendly and hospitable nature, they welcome you with warm smiles. Keep trekking to a primary school and see some local highlights. Have dinner in a local house.

Stay overnight at a Homestay in the Dzao Village

  • Trekking information: 2 to 2.5 hours, ascent: 400m
  • Note: Due to the hot summer, the trek might begin later than 2:00 PM.

Day 3: Cao Thuong – Pac Ngoi (B)

After breakfast will be an extended trek (5 to 6 hours) from Cao Thuong to Pac Ngoc Village, and vice versa. The trekking trails are fascinating and verdant. There will be the forested mountains and terraced rice fields to feast the eyes. Also, you will be pleased to watch the villagers working on the farms, kids playing with the simple games, and buffalos eating grass on the fields.

Have a picnic lunch. Then, discover Dau Dang Waterfall and savor the appealing nature. Get back to Pac Ngoc Village on a boat. There will be time for swimming and rejuvenating your physical and mental health.

Enjoy dinner and stay overnight at a local house in Pac Ngoi Village.

  • Trekking information: 5 to 6 hours; Descent: 800-1000m

Day 4: Ba Be National Park – Hanoi (B)

Have a day of pleasure, and then leave Ba Be for a drive back to Hanoi. Have some stops during the drive till you reach your hotel in Hanoi.  End of Ba Be National Park Trekking Tour.

End of Services


Services included:

  • Private car transfer with A/C
  • Homestay with daily breakfast
  • English speaking guide
  • Private boat trip
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Mineral water & wet tissue on car

Services excluded:

  • Other meals, tip, drinks, airport tax, international air-tickets, single room, personal expenses, insurance…

Ba Be National Park Trekking Tour 4 Days – Best Prices

  • The tour prices are subject to change during Christmas and New Year Eve (24 and 30 Dec)
Price per person in US$
Valid till 20 December 2019
Private party of Standard
2 participants  453
3-6 participants  350
7-10 participants  235
Single Supplement  NA
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