This journey through the north-east of Vietnam highlights the immense beauty of Halong Bay, Ba Be Lake and the surrounding areas. You will spend five days travelling across land and sea, visiting waterfalls and forests and meeting local people.
07:15 Pick up at hotel for three and a half hours road trip with short refreshment on half way to Halong Bay.
12:00 Arrive at Hon Gai Harbor, enter our waiting lounge for short break before getting on boat
12:30 Enjoy a welcome drink on board the cruise.
13:00 Cruising through Bai Tu Long Bay and having lunch with Set Menu
15:00 Exploring Vung Vieng Village: Guest choose to discover the daily life of the fisher communities with bamboo boat (one hour) or kayaking around Vung Vieng area (one hour)
16:30 Swimming, Sunbathing and Relaxing at Ban Chan Beach.
17:30 Relax and enjoy the sunset cocktail while the boat is cruising to Cong Dong – Cong Do area. Docking for overnight.
19:30 Having BBQ dinner
21:00 Free evening or taking part in some activities of board games or squid fishing, karaoke (on request) Taste the variety of drink at our luxury sundeck bar (chargeable) with wines, cocktails, brandy, juices…
23:00 End of program for Day One.
06:30 Doing exercises with Tai chi on the sundeck.
07:15 Enjoy a light breakfast while cruising to Hon Co area.
8:00 Exploring the Thien Canh Son Cave. Located at the centre of the World Heritage Area- Halong Bay, Thien Canh Son Cave treats tourists to the wild and mysterious beauty of nature
09:30 Return to the boat for check out and relaxing on sundeck or watching fruits carving demonstration
10:30 Enjoy the last of the Ha Long Bay scenery over lunch as the boat cruises back to shore
11:45 Transfer by tender to the pier, relax inside our waiting lounge and waiting for return transportation. .
16:30 Overnight in hotel in Lang Son
After breakfast at your hotel, you will travel to Ban Gioc waterfall, one of the most beautiful landscapes in the north of Vietnam. The majestic falls demarcate the border between Vietnam and China with each end of the 300-meter wide cascade sitting in a different country. You can spend some time at leisure relaxing, soaking up the sublime atmosphere and taking photos. You will then take a 30-minute boat trip on the Quay Son River to touch China border. Next, You will visit Nguom Ngao “Tiger Cave” before returning to Quang Uyen Town where you will stay overnight in a homestay
There are superb landscapes with the terraced rice fields and winding river on the drive from Cao Bang to Ba Be Lake. You will stop for lunch along the way before arriving in Cho Ra at about 13:30. From here you can take a boat on Nang River which glides through the unspoilt wilderness of Ba Be National Park all the way to Puong Cave. Inside the 300 meter tunnel, you can see the many interesting rock formations that have been created over the many years of erosion from the river.
You will continue the boat trip to Bo Lu – a village belonging to a Tay community whose main income comes from fishing and rice and corn cultivation. The villages are characterised by modest but beautiful stilt houses with thatched roofs which are dotted throughout the landscape. You will have dinner and stay overnight in Pac Ngoi Village at the edge of Ba Be Lake.
After breakfast, you will travel past Ba Be Forest, where you can discover spectacular rivers, deep valleys, natural caves and undulating mountains. You will pay a visit Pac Ngoi Village, a traditional stilt house settlement before entering Hua Ma Cave. Inside the cave, you will be able to see thousands of stalactites and stalagmites. This is one of the best caves in the north of Vietnam and is still relatively unknown making it feel like a true adventure. After exploring the cave, you will drive back to Ha Noi, stopping for lunch at a local restaurant on the way. You will arrive back in Ha Noi at about 17:30 where you will be taken to your hotel.
This sample itinerary is customizable. You can simply tell us changes you want to make in the INQUIRY FORM or in the BOOKING FORM