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Ba Be Lake Exploration 2 days 1 night

Ba Be National Park is brimming with lush forests, shimmering lakes full of fish, mysterious caves and cloud-capped limestone mountains which stand like guardians to this hidden natural kingdom.  This trip takes you deep into Ba Be National Park and onto the waters Ba Be Lake. During this two-day group tour will you not only experience astounding natural beauty but also experience the warmth and hospitality of local ethnic minority communities. You will take a tranquil river trip, explore caves and see the landscape change from rice paddies to rich forests and towering mountains.
Ba Be Lake Exploration 2 days 1 night
Tour code: GPT06E
Departure date: Everyday
Destination: Ba Be National Park, Bac Kan, North Vietnam
Duration:  2 days
Price USD: $ 145/ person

  • Day 1: Hanoi - Ba Be Lake (L, D)
    • This tour starts early to make the most of the day ahead. You will be collected from your hotel at 07:30 -8:00 and then you will begin your north towards Ba Be National Park. You will stop for lunch in a village along the way. Your route will take you up through the mountains and tea plantations to Ba Be lake, an amazing green lake in the middle of a natural green forest. You will then travel to visit Hua Ma cave and the Tay village of Coc Toc, with its beautiful stilt houses and friendly population of Tay people, who make their living by fishing in the Ba Be lakes and farming the surrounding land. You will spend the night in a homestay belonging to a local family, enjoying their wonderful hospitality. During the evening, you will have some time to explore. You can enjoy the beautiful surroundings on foot, by bicycle or by kayaking on the lake in the boats that we reserve for our tour guests. Alternatively you can simply relax and bask in the relaxing ambience.
  • Day 2: Ba Be Lake - Hanoi (B, L)
    • After breakfast at the homestay, you will walk to Bo Lu boat station to embark on a 3-hour boat trip, gently touring around the lake. If you need to cool off, this is a great opportunity to jump into the river for a swim. The boat takes you by the slow flowing river, giving you ample opportunity to gaze in awe at the dramatic mountains and valleys and natural caves. You will also get the chance to enjoy some bird and butterfly spotting - the national park is home to a vast variety of flora and fauna. The boat will progress through the Puong cave which forms a natural tunnel through which the river flows. The mystical cave has thousands of stalactites and stalagmites as well as a bat colony, several thousand strong. You can rest your legs on the drive back to Hanoi, stopping for lunch at a local restaurant on the way. You will arrive in Hanoi at about 17:30.

Please note that the hotels mentioned in this list are for reference only. Depending on availability and your preference, they can be changed. If we are unable to book any hotel, it will be replaced by another hotel at least of equivalent standard and value.

Destination Accommodation Star Night
Ba Be lake
Local house (homestay)


Tour price includes:
•    English speaking tour guides as mentioned
•    Land transfer by air-con vehicles
•    Accommodation at homestay
•    All Meals as mentioned in the program (no drinks) 
•    Boat trip as mentioned
•    All admission fees and permission.
•    Support 24/24h
•    No extra charge after confirmation.

Tour price excludes:
•    All airfare (international and domestic) and airport tax
•    Early check-in, late check-out surcharge
•    Personal expenses (phone call, laundry, tipping etc.)
•    Any services not mentioned in the program.
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