This trip is an amazing combination of Ba Be Lake, Cao Bang, Ban Gioc waterfall, the border town of Lang Son and New Seven World Wonder – Halong bay.

  • Cruise along Ba Be Lake with alluring landscape
  • Enjoy the fresh air and spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains
  • Trek to a tribal village and visit homes of ethnic minority people
  • Spend a home-stay night with the hospitable host family
  • See the magnificent Halong Bay, together with an overnight experience on board a cruise
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Day 01: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake

After breakfast, at 7:30am, our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi then take a drive on a 250 kilometer journey to Ba Be National Park. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant on the way then heading towards Ba Be National Park, one of the largest natural lakes in Vietnam, home to many kinds of birds, scenic valleys, towering rocky mountain, a gigantic cave and local ethnic minorities, including the Tay, Red Dao and Hmong.
Upon arrival, explore Hua Ma cave, a huge grotto with thousands of stalactites, spend free time walking around the village enjoying the fresh air and peaceful atmosphere here before settle down at a traditional house of Tay ethnic people to experience their way of life.

Tour-guide: English speaking tour-guide
Meals: Lunch, Dinner (at local homestay)


Day 02: Ba Be Lake

After breakfast, follow your guide lead on a trek through the mountains with a breathtaking landscape. You will pass several villages of Tay, Dao and Hmong people and it is great chance to learn about their unique culture and custom.
Have a break for lunch. In the afternoon, take a boat trip along Nang River to discover Ba Be Lake, Puong Gotto, the rapids of The Dau Dang waterfall and tiny Window Island. These poetic landscapes will bring you relaxing time with fresh air and green environment.
End your day in the same local family for the night.

Tour-guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (at local homestay)


Day 03: Ba Be – Ban Gioc Waterfall

After breakfast, depart for Trung Khanh which lies on the border with China. Here you will have the chance to meet the Nung people in the village of Phuoc Sen, a mountainous village famous for its traditional blacksmith craft. You will learn about the history of the village and the product made here. After lunch, head towards to Ban Gioc areas. The peaceful and poetic landscape along the way with many terraced rice paddies dotted with a traditional house will keep you awake the whole long drive and non–stop for taking a picture. Arrive in Ban Gioc waterfall, the fourth largest waterfall in the world. After spending some time relaxing and taking nice photos, you have an opportunity to raft nearly the fall and feel the water blob wind to your face.

Tour guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 04: Ban Gioc – Nguom Ngao Cave – Lang Son

After breakfast, drive about one hour to Nguom Ngao Cave one of the most beautiful caves of the northeast of Vietnam. The small path with many beautiful and well-shaped stalactites and stalagmites excites your imagination.
Get back to the car and transfer to Lang Son province, admire the beautiful countryside and watch the daily life, visit To Thi Mountain which received its name from the local legend. The night will be spent in a hotel in Lang Son.

Tour-guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 05: Lang Son – Halong Bay

After breakfast, at around 7.15 am, we are ready to be picked up to Halong Bay. On arrival, you are welcomed on boat and have lunch set while cruising in the bay. Depend on which cruise you choose, the detailed itinerary will basically include a visit to grotto, kayaking (extra option at most of the boat, some boat has kayaking included), swimming in crystal water and enjoying the landscape or relaxing at the sundeck. Dinner and overnight on the cruise.

Tour-guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 06: Halong Bay – Hanoi

Wake up on the bay to the sounds of waves, fresh air and breeze welcoming the new day. After breakfast, visit a beautiful limestone grotto then walk back to the boat for a final glimpse of Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. The boat arrives at the harbor by 11.30am and your driver is waiting to take you back to your hotel in Hanoi. End of our services.

Tour-guide: English Speaking Guide
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch



Category Price valid from Jan 1st – Dec 31st 2022 (per person in US dollar)
2 people 3 – 4 people 5 – 6 people 7 – 8 people Single supplement
Superior $766 $627 $516 $455 $187
Deluxe $846 $707 $596 $535 $267


Cities Hotel Category
Superior Deluxe
Ba Be Lake Duy Tho homestay
Shared traditional stilt house (shared bath-room)
Duy Tho homestay
Private standard room (shared bath-room)
Cao Bang Saigon Ban Gioc Resort
Superior room
Sai Gon Ban Gioc Resort
Suite room
Lang Son Vi’s Boutique Hotel
Superior room
Vi’s Boutique Hotel
VIP room
Halong Garden Bay Cruise
Deluxe cabin
Paloma cruise
Deluxe Ocean view cabin



  • English speaking guide for the entire trip except for leisure time
  • Entrance fees to any applicable tourist sites
  • All transfers with our A/C transport
  • Meals as indicated
  • Cool water and tissue
  • Government tax
  • Service charge


  • International & domestic flights are not mentioned
  • Travel Insurance in all kinds
  • Meals: lunch or dinner where not stated
  • Tip, drinks, personal expenses
  • Surcharge for Christmas, new year and public holidays
  • Spa, Massage, Laundry Services
  • Other not mentioned


* Check in time: 02.00pm – Check out time: 12.00pm

* Price is based on minimum 2 people sharing 1 double/ twin room. Single supplement is surcharged when one person occupy one room.

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