This 4-day Cao Bang Ha Giang tour allows you to visit the well-known destinations with breathtaking views such as Dong Van, Meo Vac, Ma Pi Leng pass in Ha Giang and amazing Ba Be Lake in Bac Kan province. Ha Giang is Vietnam’s northernmost provinces, which is about 300km to the north of Hanoi and located at the highest latitude in Vietnam. It shares a border with China to the north. Many ethnic minorities, including the Dao, H’mong, Tay, and Nung, live in Ha Giang province. Ba Be Lake is the largest natural lake in Vietnam. It is located in Bắc Kạn Province in the northeastern region of the country. The tour should be at the weekends for the visit of Dong Van Sunday ethnic market.
Tour Route: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Dong Van – Meo Vac – Ma Pi Leng pass – Ha Giang – Ba Be Lake – Hanoi
Duration: 4 Days/ 3 Nights
Date: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish
Start/End: Hanoi/ Hanoi
Tour Type: Landscape and Nature, Hill Tribe Discovery
Adventure Activities: Hiking, Trekking, Boat Trips
Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang
Day 2: Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Yen Minh – Lung Cu – Dong Van Karst Plateau
Day 3: Dong Van – Ma Pi Leng Pass – Meo Vac – Ba Be Lake
Day 4: Ba Be Lake – Hanoi
Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang (L, D)
Today we leave Hanoi for Ha Giang tour. The drive to Ha Giang taking around 7 hours for some of the most breathtaking sceneries in Vietnam. On the way, stopover at some places to visit small villages and take photos. After the long drive, take a short walk around Ha Giang to visit a Tay and Nung village, set in a picturesque valley near town. Overnight in Ha Giang.
Day 2: Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Yen Minh – Lung Cu – Dong Van (B, L, D)
In the morning, drive to Quan Ba district and stop in Quan Ba on the way to visit the Bo Y minority village. Have lunch in Yen Minh town and take rest for an hour then continue the trip to visit the Flag tower on the top of Lung Cu mountain located at the sharing border with China. In the afternoon, arrive in Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark then to explore the majestic nature created by rocks, limestone, and rocky peaks. Later, stroll around Dong Van town, enjoy dinner of local specialties. Overnight in Dong Van town.
Day 3: Dong Van – Ma Pi Leng Pass – Meo Vac – Ba Be Lake (B, L, D)
If today falls on Sunday, we will have the chance to visit Dong Van ethnic market, where all kinds of goods and multi-colored clothes can be purchased. The people here still retain their traditional life of remote minority tribes. After hanging around the Sunday market, travel from Dong Van along the Nho Que River and go through Ma Pi Leng pass which is considered as the most beautiful pass in Vietnam. Reach Meo Vac after two hours later and have a short rest before driving to Ba Be Lake. Tonight we will have dinner and enjoy beer time during the homestay, enjoy the nice river view in Pac Ngoi village.
Day 4: Ba Be Lake – Hanoi (B, L)
This morning we will take a boat trip to Ba Be Lake, the largest lake in Vietnam which has a water area around 500ha, spreading over 8km. Then visit Puong Cave – one of the most beautiful caves in Ba Be national park, and sit on a boat to Dau Dang waterfall, while waiting for the lunch served in Minority restaurant, we will take a short walk to visit Dau Dang waterfall. After lunch, we will take a boat back to Pac Ngoi village, have a rest for few minutes then drive back to Hanoi (240 km), Arrive in Hanoi in the late afternoon. Ha Giang tour in 4 days ends. See you again in the next Vietnam tour packages.