Northeast Special – Hidden Indochina


Northeast Special – Hidden Indochina

Day 01: Ha Noi – Ba Be lake.

Travel adventurously by overland car for the hidden area with fabulous natural scenery.

In the morning, a private car drive to Ba Be lake.

- 13h00 arrive Ba Be lake – Pac Ngoi minority village of the Tay People.

Enjoy lunch in a Tay minority family where we will stay overnight.


- Take a motor boat around the central lake beneath the national park.

- Alongside Nang river to visit Puong cave where you and take a short rest, enjoying our lunch in a local house.

- Walk to visit Dau Dang waterfall and then continue our boat trip back to Ba Be lake.

- Enjoy swimming in the natural lake.

- Boat back to Pac Ngoi village.

- Dinner and overnight in the village.

 Inclusive services: A private car, boat trip, tour guide, entrance fee, homestay and meals (B + L + D)


Day 02: Ba Be - Cao Bang for a nicest hugest waterfall

- Drive 160km from Ba Be lake to Cao Bang.

- Reach the hotel, check in and then go for lunch.


- Drive to Ban Gioc waterfall known to adventurous travelers as the nicest hugest one in Viet Nam.

- Here you can enjoy a fresh swimming in the water base, with a permit included you can see the neighbor China for a moment.

- Visit Nguom Ngao cave and then drive  back to Cao Bang.

- Dinner and overnight in Cao Bang.

Inclusive services: A private car, tour guide, entrance fee, hotel + meals (B + L)


Day 03: Cao Bang – Bao Lac – Meo Vac

Today we will take a special drive through the Northeastern forest and mountain to the most beautiful area of the country.

- Take magnificent photos and visit to scattered villages along the loop paths.

- Around 16h00 arrive in Meo Vac – the untouched small town – the frontier area of the nation.

- Check in hotel for overnight.

Inclusive services: A private car, tour guide, entrance fee, Hoa Cuong hotel + meals (B + L)


Day 04: Meo Vac – Dong Van – The  Palace of Cat King – Yen Minh – Quan Ba – Ha Giang

Dong Van and Meo Vac - the highest frontier points of Vietnam Nation bordering with China, restricted area in the past but lately opening to welcome adventure visitors. Terrain of rugger rock mountains high and sharp, the local people had spent 6 years to construct 20km of road and especially the workers had to hang themselves to work on the rugger rock cliffs during 11 months and finally the road was completed and those workers named this thread road is The Road of Happiness.

- 08h30 head upon the unique thread road to Dong Van – among the Park of Karst that recently recorded as the World Heritage.

- Driving over the Pass of Ma Pi Leng (kneed-horse pass), this means the pass is so high that all horses passing have to bend their knees to rest by being exhausted.

- Enjoy spectacular landscape and the nicest photos at the Heaven Gate. More than special, you can get a 3600 view of all over mountains and primitive jungles and Nho Que graceful river bending along mountain sides to the red river delta.

- Visit the Palace of Cat King (the King of H’mong minority) who before 1945 did not support The French in Vietnam as well as Tuong Gioi Thach in China, he took own power and dominated over 70 thousands of H’mong people overall the Northeast-west of Vietnam as his autonomous territory with the capital in Dong Van but after 1945 he followed Ho Chi Minh…

- Lunch in Dong Van frontier town.

- After lunch in Dong Van, we continue our drive through Yen Minh towards Ha Giang, you will have your own eyes to view the beautiful Fairy Bosom mountain – the  Symbol of Ha Giang.

- Drive pass by Quan Ba to reach Ha Ging provincial town.

- Stay in a quiet eco-resort by Lo river.

- Dinner and Enjoy our final night in mountain area.

 Inclusive services: A private car, tour guide, entrance fee, Eco – Resort (bungalow) + meals (B + L)


Day 05: Ha Giang – Tuyen Quang – Ha Noi

- Breakfast at the hotel, check out and then drive parallel Song Lo river to get to Tuyen Quang.

- Visit the Citadel of Ho dynasty in Tuyen Quang.

- After lunch, we drive straight back to Hano at around 17h00.

- Drop at your hotel – end the trip.

 Inclusive services: A private car, tour guide, entrance fee + meals (B + L)


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