Northeast Vietnam Adventure Tour will bring you to very untouchable Northern provinces of Vietnam. this is home of some minority ethnic groups such as Tay, Zao, Hmong….you will have chance to get into the real life activities with the local people, enjoy amazing landscape and explore the unusual nature.
Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake
Early departure from Hanoi in the morning and our driver will take us to Ba Be Lake in Bac Can province. After 2 hours, we will have a short visit to the Thai Nguyen Ethnology Museum. this is the best museum about ethnology in Vietnam. Then we will head to Ba Be Lake. Overnight in Home-stay or in Hotel.
Day 2: Ba Be Lake
After breakfast, you will be driven to the beautiful natural lake to board your private boat for a cruise on the lake and the chance to visit some caves, minority villages. Tonight will be spent in Pac Ngoi village, populated by the Tay minority group.
Ba Be Lake – Bac Kan
Day 3: Ba Be – Cao Bang
This morning take to the road again for the 90km to Cao Bang province. The H’mong, Dao, Tho and Nung ethnic minority people all live in the surrounding area. After lunch, you will visit Pac Bo Cave, the hideout used by Ho Chi Minh during the war. In the late afternoon, head back to Cao Bang city and stay overnight in Hotel.
Ban Doc Waterfall
Day 4: La Village (Trek 15 km)
Breakfast in hotel and drive to Ta Lung border with China for lunch. Later you will begin trekking with a 15km walk to the Tay village of La where you will stay overnight in a homestay.
Day 5: Na Mieng Village (Trek 16 km)
Today trek from La village to Na Mieng village, another Tay community which is nestled in a beautiful valley amidst a dramatic mountain range. Enjoy a peaceful night as guests of the Tay in Na Mieng.
Day 6: Pac Khoang Village (Trek 15 km)
Enjoy another day’s trekking as you travel through several minority hamlets. Stop for lunch at the village of Dong Khe before venturing on to the Red Dao settlement of Pac Khoang.
Day 7: Na Pang village (Trek 17 km)
A final full day of trekking will take you to the Tay village of Na Pang, which is a 17km hike away. Stay overnight in the village and enjoy the hospitality of the Tay.
Day 8: Cao Bang – Hanoi (Trek 12 km)
Leave your hosts this morning and trek for a further 12kms until you reach the village of That Khe. After lunch in the village you will meet up with your vehicle, which will transport you back to Hanoi. Tour ends.