Get to explore a rural paradise less known to mass tourism. You are likely to feel that you are the first to set your footsteps on this wonderland as all features still keep their origin. Chance for you to see Ban Gioc Waterfall and Nguom Ngao Cave; cycle in peaceful nature of Quang Uyen or mingle in local life of Nung minority there before finishing your trip with a visit to romantic Bac Son valley.
Tour Code : GED01
Travel Style : Experience & Discovery
Duration : 05 Days - 04 Nights
Route : Ha Noi – Quang Uyen – Ban Gioc Waterfall – Cao Bang City – Bac Son Valley – Hanoi
Day starts with a transfer to Quang Uyen district in Cao Bang province. Stop in Thai Nguyen city to visit Museum of ethnic minorities in Vietnam.
Reach your homestay in an incense making village of Nung people early in the afternoon.The rest of day is own your own to discover the village and the way people make for a living. If time permits, enjoy an exciting hike up to the top for a panoramic view at sunset.
Have a full day biking to discover the area on hidden trails. Chance to meet local people working on their fields, who will welcome you with warmest greetings. The picturesque landscape will undoubtedly take your breath away.
Say goodbye to Quang Uyen for an adventure to Ban Gioc waterfall, known as the fourth biggest border waterfall in the world. Take a bamboo boat to get closer to the waterfall where you can see China across the river.
Pay a visit to Nguom Ngao cave, a typical feature of northeast limestone geology with a lot of beautiful staclatites and staglamites. Day finishes with a transfer back to Cao Bang city.
Spend your morning exploring the fresh market of Cao Bang city before a transfer to Bac Son valley. Arrive at Quynh Son village by noon. After lunch, take a short stroll around the village to learn the daily life of the Tay ethnic minority. Get picked up by car on the way and transferred to the foot of a mountain where we start climbing up to the summit for the dramatic panorama of the valley.
After breakfast, embark on a 3.5-hour hike on a rural back road. Along the hike, you can have a close look at the local farming, enjoy the peaceful atmosphere in a good harmony of mountains, forests and local life. Get picked up by our private transport back to the family for lunch before a drive back to Hanoi.
Please note that accommodations mentioned in this list are for reference only. Depending on availability and your preference, they can be changed.