days Ba Be National Park
Hanoi, Ba Be Lake, Hanoi.
Ba Be National Park is located
in north-east Vietnam in an area of hilly and
picturesque landscape. Together with diverse
ethnic cultures, we experience the intrigue
of tribal life in charming villages and seeing
their traditions and cultures, explore the riches
of the national park and get away from the tourist
trail. We discover it all on this adventure.
Day 1 Hanoi
/ Ba Be Lake
Departing from Hanoi, we embark on a route
up into mountain areas north of Hanoi, onwards
to Ba Be Lake National Park, one of the largest
natural lakes in Vietnam, home to many kinds
of birds, scenic valleys, towering rocky outcrops,
underground river tributaries, a gigantic cave
and local ethnic minorities, including the Tay,
Red Dao and Hmong.
Following an exploration of a spectacular cave, we hike around small villages and along the riverfront. The night is spent with a local family in the traditional
house of a Tay family to experience their way of life. (Lunch and dinner are included).
Day 2 Ba Be Lake
The day begins with a morning trek
in the park, we descend into the scenic valley,
home to the Tay minority people and encircled
by rock formations. In the afternoon we cross
the rolling hills and pass Hmong and Red Dao
The scenery is extraordinary, with
rural farmland, and rugged mountains jutting
out of the tangled jungle growth. We end our
day in the same local family for the night. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included).
Day 3 Ba Be Lake
This is a spectacular boat trip on the lake.
We stroll along the riverfront, visit some lovely
villages and hike the upper reaches of the lake,
in an area marked by massive limestone cliffs
After lunch in a local restaurant,
it is our journey back to Hanoi, arriving there at around
6pm. (Breakfast and lunch are included).
Hiking and trekking with:
a 3-7 km hike on Day
a 10-18 km trek on Day 2.
- a 5-7
km hike on Day 3.
From July to September, the climate is usually
humid and hot. From October to June brings cooler
and more pleasant weather.
Our experienced and friendly Tour
Guides speak excellent English or French.
They are extremely knowledgeable about local
cultures, history and the environment.
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.
- homestay (2
A clean and comfortable
homestay with mosquito nets provided.
$169USD per person
for a group of 2 to 4 people.
per person for a group of 5 to 7 people.
- $127USD per person for a group of 8 to 9 people.
The cost of the trip includes:
meals listed on the itinerary.
- permits where applicable.
The cost of the trip does not include:
drinks (soft drinks, alcohol,
What to take:
including light comfortable clothes suitable
for outdoor activities, comfortable walking
Take a small
day pack for hiking and trekking.
It is essential
to bring your passport on this trip.
recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat...
a great journey!!!