This trip has been designed to cover all the highlights of the north east of Vietnam. It has a great variety combination between; Ba Be Lake, Cao Bang, Ban Gioc waterfall, the border town of Lang Son and Ha Long Bay.

Tour Code: VTL 763
Tour Type:
Starts / Ends: Hanoi / Hanoi
Tour Route: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake – Cao Bang – Lang Son – Halong Bay – Hanoi

Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake
Day 3: Ba Be Lake
Day 4: Ba Be Lake – Cao Bang
Day 5: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc waterfall
Day 6: Cao Bang – Lang Son
Day 7: Lang Son – Halong Bay
Day 8: Halong bay – Hanoi
Day 9: Departure

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Day 1: Arrive Hanoi (D)
Upon arrival we will be welcome at the airport and delivered to our hotel. We will be given a briefing about traveling in Vietnam before enjoying a special welcome dinner at an excellent Vietnamese restaurant.

Day 2: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake (B, L)
We depart from Hanoi at 07.30. We arriving in Ba Be town around 14h30, after checking in at the guesthouse, we will head out for a bit of exploration before the sunsets.

Ba Be Lake, Bac Kan Province
Day 3: Ba Be Lake (B, L, D)
We take our private boat for a cruise on the lake. We take a short trek to a Pac Ngoi village – Tay Minority People. We continue to visit Dau Dang waterfall, Puong Cave and more cruising along the Nang River.

Pac Ngoi Village
Day 4: Ba Be Lake – Cao Bang (B)
8h00 we drive 90km to Cao Bang. The Province is the home where the H’mong, Dzao, Tho and Nung ethnic minorities people live in harmony.

Cao Bang is home to H’Mong, Dzao, Tho and Nung ethnic minority live in harmony
Day 5: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc waterfall (B, L)
After breakfast at the hotel we depart for Ban Gioc waterfall. It takes a 3 hour drive from Cao Bang to Ban Gioc waterfall, which forms a natural border between Vietnam and China.

Ban Gioc Waterfall
Day 6: Cao Bang – Lang Son (B, L)
In the morning we drive 150 km to Lang Son on the Chinese border. We stop for taking photos on That Khe Pass. After lunch we go to visit Nhi Thanh Cave, Tam Thanh Pagoda and the market at Dong Kinh, the biggest market in the area fully stocked with Chinese goods. Overnight at hotel in Lang Son.

Tam Thanh Pagoda, Lang Son Province
Day 7: Lang Son – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
In the morning we depart Lang Son for the 180 km drive to Halong city. Overnight in hotel

Day 8: Halong bay – Hanoi (B, L)
At 8h00 we leave our hotel for the Wharf, where we take our private boat to visit the secluded bay for 5 hours, having a wonderful seafood lunch on boat. We head back to Hanoi for overnight.

Cruising in Halong Bay
Day 9: Departure (B)
Today we are free at our leisure until the time we transfer to the airport for our flight to home.
About Price:
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

What’s included ?

Accommodation on twin share basis
Meal as indicated in itinerary (8 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 3 Dinners)
Transfer and tour by private A/C car
English speaking guide/s (other languages upon requests)
Private boat trip in Babe lake and Halong bay
Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
Entrance fees and permits during guided time

If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they san server you better.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.

Breakfast – Each breakfast will be served in your hotel or guest houses or home stay. Breakfast selections will be Vietnamese.

Lunch – Lunches are normally arranged at the Vietnamese restaurants near the scenic spots. Your tour guides will order food according to your appetite. All are Vietnamese dishes, and some are modified to fit westerners’ tastes.

Dinner – Same as lunch. If you prefer to not eat Vietnamese food, Viet Vision Travel suggests you have dinner on your own. Your local tour guide can recommend some good western restaurants in the area (Western food some time not available in the remote of mountain area).

Recommended Accommodation List:



Hanoi Star View Hotel Hanoi
Babe Ba Be Hotel
Cao Bang Guest House
Lang Son Guest House
Halong Bay Bai Tho Cruise

Note: The hotel subject to change due to the availabilities. In that case we will choose the equivalent one