Short trip to Ba Be Lake and the National Park 2  days 1 night

Tour code: SEN109 | Tour Style: Short Trip


Ba Be Lake, the largest natural lake in Vietnam, is a well-known attraction to both foreign and domestic tourists for its charming natural beauty. Situated in the altitude of 145m above the sea level, the 17-25 meters-deep-lake spreads over 50 hectares through the core area of Ba Be National Park, the home to over 200 birds and 350 butterfly species living in primary limestone forest. Joining our two-day short trip to Ba Be, you will not only admire those geological treasured values but also have chance to learn about the daily life and culture of ethnic minorities living surrounding the lake. Let’s try to experience the marvelous nature and unique ethnic culture!


North West & North East

Activities: Cycling, Walking, Sightseeing
  • Highlights:
    • Taking boat-trip on Ba Be Lake to enjoy the tranquility of the Vietnam largest natural lake
    • Experiencing the local daily life of Tay ethnic minorities
    • Cycling to visit Hua Ma Cave, one of the wonders of North East and West region
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Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake (L/D)

We will meet you at your hotel in Hanoi at 7:00 then head to Ba Be National Park – our main destination. After 6 hour drive with lunch at a local restaurant on the way, we’ll arrive  at Pac Ngoi Commune inside the national park and  prepare for a boat-trip on Ba Be Lake.

The boat trip will take you to visit a wonderful landscape of a world biosphere reserve and national park of Ba Be including, peaceful Fairy Pond, sacred An Ma Temple, the tiny Widow Island and spectacular Dau Dang Waterfall. 

You will then turn back to the Port and then walk about 30 minutes through the rice fields and village of Tay ethnics. After break, you will enjoy dining with the Tay’s specialties, drinking local wine and talking to local people. Sleep in a homestay of Tay ethnic minority.
Day 2: Ba Be Lake - Hua Ma Cave - Hanoi (B/L)

Let’s wake up early to enjoy the fresh air in the misty Ba Be National Park. We will then have breakfast with locals before starting your cycling trip to Hua Ma Cave, a huge natural cave lying on the scarped rock wall of 350 meters in height, which is 5km far from Pac Ngoi Commune. 
We’ll return to Pac Ngoi Commune at 11:00 and drive back to Hanoi with  lunch in a local restaurant on the way. The trip ends in Hanoi at around 18:00.
Private car transfer
Meals as mentioned in the Itinerary
Professional English speaking tour guide (Other language is available upon request)
Wet tissues and Mineral water
Boat trip in Ba Be lake
Admissions and environment fees
Visa arrangements
Other transportations not mentioned
Personal expenses
Tips for guide and driver
Other services not mentioned in the itinerary
This tour includes private car transfer.
We offered to stay overnight at local stilt houses. Comfortable guest house in Ba Be are available.
Tourists must comply with our tour guide’s safety instructions at Dau Dang Waterfall.
Tour program is subject to change due to weather and operating conditions.
Tour Price: Exchange rate: 1 USD = 23,260 VND (16, Jul 2019)
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Related Venues
  • 1 Ba Be National Park
    Ba Be District, Bac Kan Province, Vietnam

    Entirely located in Ba Be National Park, Ba Be Lake is the largest fresh water lake in Vietnam. It is stretching over 50 hectares through the core area of Ba Be National Park, which is home to langurs and over 200 bird and 350 butterfly species along with the geological treasures and primary limestone forest.

  • 2 Pac Ngoi Commune
    Ba Be District, Bac Kan Province, Vietnam

    Situated at the foot of Pia Meng Mountain, Pac Ngoi Village is home to the Tay ethnic minority groups. The village is an ideal destination for homestays and trekking tours through Ba Be National Park.

  • 3 Dau Dang Waterfall
    Ba Be District, Bac Kan Province, Vietnam

    Located 3km from Ba Be Lake, Dau Dang Waterfall may allure every visitors who travel to explore the Vietnam Northwest Mountain by its magnificent scenery. One will be impressed by the the pleasant look of the waterfall and the primitive nature of the forest surrounding.

  • 4 Hua Ma Cave
    Ba Be District, Bac Kan Province, Vietnam

    Driving car through 8km from the central of Ba Be National Park, you will reach Hua Ma Cave, one among the most beautiful and fascinating caves in the national park. It is famous for visitors because of its magnificent stalactites and the long-lasting and generation-to-generation legend.