North East Vietnam Tours 7 days


Highlight of our program is the boat trip on natural Ba Be lake and life experience of home stay at hill tribal village, a visit to stunning Ban Gioc waterfall, a boat cruise amongst the sheer limestone backdrop of Halong bay and a one-day trek to appreciate the lush vegetation of Catba national park.
Activities: Homestay, Boating, trekking, kayaking, cave visiting and life culture experience

Day 1: Hanoi - Ba Be Lake (240km, L/D)

Drive from Hanoi to Ba Be lake, stopping on the way to Museum of ethnology in Thai Nguyen. Drive to hill tribe village in Ba Be lake. Have dinner and homestay.

Day 2: Boat trip on Ba Be Lake - Cao Bang (B/L/D)

Boat trip in Ba Be lake. Continue to Cao Bang.
Stay overnight at guest house.

Day 3: Ban Gioc Waterfall - Lang Son (B/L/D)

Visit Ban Gioc waterfall. Continue to Lang Son.
Stay overnight at guest house.

Day 4: Lang Son - Halong Bay (B/L/D)

Drive from Lang Son to Halong bay.
Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Halong Bay - Overnight on Boat (B/L/D)

Boat trip to explore Halong bay - Kayaking.
Stay overnight on boat.

Day 6: Trekking to Catba national Park (B/L/D)

Sailing to Catba National Park and day trek to Viet Hai village. More paddling on Halong Bay. 
Stay overnight on boat.

Day 7: Halong - Hanoi (B/L)

Relax and have lunch on boat before boat arrives dock for transfer back to Hanoi. Trip finishes.

Trip includes:

  • Fully escorted by English or French speaking tour guide
  • Accommodation on twin share basis with daily breakfast. (Homestay very basic but clean. Standard class hotel, simple but enriching experience)
  • Transfers, transportation
  • Meals as indicated within the itinerary
  • Boat cruise on Halong Bay & trekking at Catba National Park
  • Entrance fees and permits during guided time

Trip excludes:

  • Pre/ post trip, services arrangement
  • International airfares
  • International airport taxes
  • Visa and visa arrangement
  • Travel insurance ( compulsory)
  • Personal expenses
  • Other services not made on written form