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Ba Be lakes

3 days

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Stilt houses of Tay people

 

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

Sometimes referred to as Ba Be  national park, Ba Be lakes in Bac Kan province is the largest natural fresh water lake in Vietnam, The beautiful region is a tropical rain forest area that covers more than 23,000 hectares, including waterfalls, rivers, deep valleys, lakes, and caves which make it a picturesque landscape.  The surrounding area is home to members of the Tay minority, who live in stilt houses. 
A marvelous boat trip on clear water, contemplating the wonderful untouched nature surrounded with bamboo clusters, lianas and flowers along the riverside, watch the fishermen in their pirogues and trek to the hill tribe villages in the dense jungle will give you an unforgettable experience

 

ITINERARY

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Day 1: Hanoi - Ba Be lakes
Early this morning you will be picked up at your hotel to leave for Ba Be. On the way, stop to take photos of panorama of the countryside and meet hill tribe people, have lunch in Bac Can, visit home electric dam and Tay village along the way... 
Arrive in Ba Be in the afternoon. Free time to relax

Day 2: Babe Lakes exploration
Today we embark on a boat cruising down the Nang River which is the main water source of the lake. This exciting river trip will give us a taste of the tranquil countryside and an enjoyable exploration of the Ba Be National Park. We traverse the Poong Grotto en route before stopping at some nearby hill tribe villages and getting off the beaten track to the scenic Dau  Dang Waterfalls. In one of the desolated villages near the water you'll spend the night in a traditional Tay house. 

Day 3: Ba Be, return to Ha Noi
Back to Hanoi. More stops on the way at minority villages. Visit the Vietnam Minority People Museum in Thai Nguyen. Arrive in Hanoi at 15h00. End tour. 

 

DESCRIPTION

travel style: Independent
If you're looking for something different (perhaps group travel isn't for you), an Independent adventure could be just the thing. These private itineraries will take you to a new level of personal experience and self discovery. Transport and accommodation are provided and to give you maximum flexibility, inclusions vary from trip to trip - please check the trip notes for full details.
group size
N/A as this trip is on a private basis.
accommodation & meal inclusions
1 night in village homestay and 1 night in hotel
Ba Be hotel: breakfast
Tay village homestay: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Tour includes:
• Accommodation based on twin share with daily breakfasts
• Extra meals as per the itinerary
• Private transfer round trip
• Other transports and transfers as dedicated in the itinerary
• Tours and excursions as described in the program
• Local English speaking tour guide
• Entrance fees and permits where applicable during guided time
Tour excludes:
• Pre & post trip arrangements
• Transfers beyond the itinerary
• Entrance fees and permits during free time
• Travel insurance (compulsory)
• Food & drinks not mentioned within the itinerary
• Tips and gratuities
• Expenses of a personal nature such as bar bills, laundry and telephone charges
• Other services not clearly described in the program

 

PRICING INFO

Tour cost: US $205 per person in the party of 2

 

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