For a sightseeing tour of the northeast region, a fantastic place to start is Ba Be National Park in Ba Be District, Bac Kan Province. There is a huge amount to explore here, with a vast variety of flora and fauna – including many species of butterflies – as well as interesting geology and landscapes to discover. It features a vast area of limestone, spectacular mountain scenery, biggest lake in the North, the richness and uniqueness of ethnic minorities’ culture. Let’s go with Local Tour Vietnam Travel to explore what makes it attractive!
This 3-day Kayaking and Trekking in Ba Be National Park, you will experience boating on the river, hiking through the forest, staying in different ethnic families. It is certainly an action packed trip getting back to nature and meeting local people.
In places like this, careless tourism can bring human disturbances and endanger the local heritage and culture, while thoughtful and responsible tourism can provide excellent support to conservation projects in the area and help the economies quality of life of the local population. We take this responsibility seriously, and can promise you a great time exploring virtually untouched natural beauty, including lakes, caves, mountains and jungles.
Ba Be National Park trekking & kayaking 3 days 2 nights
Ba Be National Park – A wild treasure home to one of the biggest natural freshwater lakes in Asia
Hanoi – Bustling capital city of Northern Vietnam
Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be National Park (L/D)
Your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi in the early morning, starting your journey to Ba Be National Park. We’ll drive along Highway 3 passing through Cho Ra town (where we stop for local lunch) for about 5 hours in a comfortable car. Upon arrival in Ba Be, you will prepare to change clothes and paddle kayaking along Nang River through Puong Cave to Tay ethnic village area then Dau Dang waterfall before trekking through jungle. You wil meet several Hmong villages before reach to a Dao ethnic minority village. Tonight we will spend the night here. – A 10-13km kayaking on river, 5-7 km trek.
Day 2: Trek to Ba Be Lake (B/L/D)
Start by enjoying a traditional local breakfast, Then we’ll set out on our 10km hike to a H’mong village, where we’ll spend some time in a local school, interacting and playing with the children. Often our guide will bring some sweets, pens and notebooks to give out as gifts to the kids. Our guide will also pack a basic but tasty picnic lunch that we’ll enjoy here.
After lunch we set out for another 10km of trekking to reach Coc Toc village. This last leg of the trek can be somewhat challenging, cross Coc Toc Stream, where you’ll see local fishermen plying their craft, and this is a great place for a quick rest and refreshing swim before continuing on. Dinner on open fire area before overnighting in this traditional Tay stilt house. – A 15-17km trek.
Day 3: Ba Be Lake – Hanoi (B/L)
Breakfast served on the open-air balcony overlooking the lake, then we’ll hop on the boat to exlore Ba Be lake, the lake itself is actually three small lakes joined together – Pe Lam, Pe Lu and Pe Leng. The area was established as a national preserved forest and tourist centre in 1978, before being established as Vietnam’s eighth national park in 1992. It was recently recognised by UNESCO as the third Ramsar site in Vietnam – an important wetland of the world. You ample time to enjoy the beautiful scenery surrounding the lake before we have to say goodbye to this slice of paradise. We will take you along roads snaking through mountain passes and stopping for a quick lunch in a local restaurant. Arrival Hanoi before dark.
SMALL GROUP TOUR:389 USD/PERSON
PRIVATE TOUR:475 USD/Person
Accommodation at homestay
Experienced English-speaking guide
Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
All sightseeing tickets and travel permits on frontier
Equipment for kayaking activities
No extra charge after confirmation
24/7 hotline support guaranteed
Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
International & domestic flights and taxes
Other personal expenses: drinks, souvenir, etc.
Policy for Children:
Free for children with ages from 1 to 4 (their parents must pay for all their other expense and 1 to 4 year-old children do not have their own seats in the car)
5 to 6 year-old children will be charged 50% of the tour fee (they will have their own seats in our car and 1/2 meals, but they have to share the hotel room with their parents)
7 to 9 year-old children will be charged 75% of the tour fee (they will have their own seats in our car and their own meals, but they have to share the hotel room with their parents)
From 10-year-old children are considered as adults
You have to bring your Passport
You should bring any type of medicine for preventing insects and common diseases; bring your toothbrush, toothpaste and towel (if necessary)
Tour guide can rearrange the schedule, but all places stay the same
If you are a vegetarian, please bring along your suitable food
Do not bring a too big suitcase with you
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.
We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat.
(*) Customer responsibilities:
Customers are responsible by yourselves for your illness and chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease, blood pressure, diabetes, osteoarthritis …), congenital diseases, latent diseases, HIV AIDS, mental and neurological disorders , pregnant women … When necessary, you must write your own commitment to your health when participating in the tour.
Customers must preserve their property in all circumstances and at all locations during the trip. The tour organizer is not responsible for any lost money, identification, airline tickets, personal belongings and other property of the customer during the trip.