Cao Bang is an imposing mountainous province in the northern region. The north and the east sharing border with China, western close to Tuyen Quang and Ha Giang province, Bac Kan province and Lang Son on the south. The topography of the province is relatively complicated, so communication among districts in the province is limited. Cao Bang has moderation climate. There are four seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter. The average summer temperature is 25 º C - 28 º C, winter is 16 º C - 17 º C. Some mountainous areas such as Trung Khanh, Tra Linh have snow in winter.
In generally, cool climate all year around Cao Bang and many high mountains, charming natural landscape that is suitable for leisure and tourism. Traditional festival of the Cao Bang province is describing characteristic of the local peoples living in the area, especially Long Tong festival. The province also has many heritage sights such as Pac Po site, Kim Dong relics, Thang Hen Lake; Ban Gioc waterfall (Trung Khanh District) is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in country which is half belong to Vietnam other is china
Pac Bo relics
Location: Monument Pac Bo Truong Ha commune, Ha Quang district, Cao Bang, 55km from Cao Bang town forwarding north direction.
Features: Pac Bo is known as a revolutionary relic where Uncle Ho worked and directly leaded Vietnam's revolution. Pak Bo name also have the literally meaning “source oral". Coc Bo Cave in Pac Bo has been selected by President Ho Chi Minh City as the first place after over 30-year live on abroad to return the country (08/02/1941) to directly leading the revolution in Vietnam.
The sites in this area included.
Bo Bam Cave, Co Rac plain, Coc Bo Cave
Lenin streams, Cac Mac Mountain.
Pac Bo relics
Nậm Stream: This is the place where great Uncle Ho directly trained the officials and held many important meetings of the Government. Walking on rough moss rocks along streams where Uncle Ho used to sit and go fishing will be a wooden bridge across Coc Bo slot. This is the source of Lenin stream. Pac Bo Cave is the jagged rocks on the mountainside. Standing outside the Cave looking down, on the cliff twilight even spotted his words: "February 8, 1941." It was the day Uncle coming to this cave, a small, damp and cold cave, deep in the ravines, no one paying attention too.
In front of Pac Bo cave about 1,000m there is a small shack on mountain sloping site of Khuoi Nam. Right here Uncle Ho has convened the eighth government submit; release determination to prepare the armed uprising, and established Viet Minh and the Viet Minh Revolutionary Base. Only few steps upward are Vietnam-China border - 108 milestones. Here, Uncle Ho had bent down to embrace the beloved land of the country after many years live in exile. At that time he was 50 years. Come here, visitors have chances to understand more deeply the great life of President Ho Chi Minh, and his revolution optimism verses.
Ban Gioc Falls
Location: Ban Gioc Falls located in Dam Thuy commune territory, Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province.
Features: Ban Gioc is a high waterfall and majestic beauty of Vietnam, not just a tourist attraction but also a major source of hydroelectric power in the future. From the height of 30 meters, the huge volume of water pouring down through the various grades of limestone. In the middle, there is a wide stone-covered tree sawn into three river water flow as three white silk. Day and night, waterfall pouring down the rocks to bounce off a lot of endless white dust cleared a large dim area. On sunny days, water steam forms shimmering rainbow.
In the foot of waterfall is wide river surface, flat as a mirror, two sides are lush grass, green forest, scattered cluster of orchids, herds of buffaloes and cows grazing leisurely make the scene more and more lively. About 3km long beside waterfall, Nguom Ngao Cave has been considered as one of the most beautiful caves in Vietnam.
Ban Gioc Waterfalls went into visual arts with excellent paintings and photography. Along with mountains, rivers and other interesting caves around, Ban Gioc Falls is not just a tourist attraction but also a major source of hydroelectric power in the future.