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Ba Be is Vietnam’s largest natural lake and is now the centrepiece of an extensive National Park. The park and the surrounding area is limestone country, so lakes, waterfalls, caves and unusual rock formations abound. The whole area is richly forested and is home to many ethnic minority communities. Ba Be National Park has been recognized as a Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
This tour offers you a fun combined adventure at easy grade. It is suitable for anyone at reasonable lever of personal fitness. The highlights of this tour include of paddling on the lake, jungle trek and homestay.


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Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake – Pac Ngoi Village

8:00 am we leave Hanoi for Ba Be National Park, the biggest natural lake in northern Vietnam. Ba Be Lake is a famous Nature World Heritage Site which also called “Halong Bay on mountain”. We will have a stop for refreshment in Thai Nguyen. Quick visit to Thai Nguyen Museum of ethnology to learn about different ethnic minorities in northern Vietnam. Continue to Bac Can for lunch. After lunch, we continue to Ba Be. Upon arrival in NP, we take a short boat ride to Pac Ngoi Village. Tonight we will have dinner and overnight in local house.

Transfer Hanoi – Ba Be: 240km northwest of Hanoi
Boat cruise: 15 mins
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay

Day 2: Pac Ngoi Village – An Ma Island – Puong Cave - Dau Dang Waterfall – Pac Ngoi Village

Breakfast at the homestay. We will have a short motorcycle ride to starting point where we begin a short walk through jungle. At some rest place we can have great view of Ba Be Lake. After 1hr trekking we descend to the lake shore and cross a bridge to An Ma Island. Visit to the temple on the island before we start the kayaking time. Leave the island we paddle to Phuong Cave, a huge natural tunnel through mountain. Continue to Dau Dang Waterfall where we will have a picnic lunch in a beautiful natural setting of the waterfall. After lunch we paddle back to Ba Be Lake. If weather permits we can swim in the emeraude cool water of the lake. Paddle back to Pac Ngoi village for another night at the homestay.

Kayaking: 5 hrs
Trekking: 1 – 1.5 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Homestay
Day 3: Pac Ngoi –  Hanoi

Breakfast at the homestay. We take a short boat ride from Pac Ngoi Village to NP Dock where we get on our van for the ride back to Hanoi. Stop on the way for lunch. Back to Hanoi in the late afternoon. Trip completes.

Transfer Ba Be – Hanoi: 240 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


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Travel Summary
Kayaking & Trekking Ba Be National Park
Trip Length:
3 days 2 nights
Adults: Children
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Add: 18 Ngo 32, Chua Ha St., Cau Giay Dist., Hanoi
Tel: (+84-4) 37678586
Fax: (+84-4) 37678657.
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