Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
This 7 day Trekking North East Vietnam Tour is one of our hard treks we arrange in the north eastern Vietnam, Lang Son, Cao Bang, Ba Be national park…
ItineraryDAY 1: HANOI -> LANG SON -> THAT KHE
7:00AM: you will be met up with Lotussia Travel team at your hotel in Hanoi (please advise) and transferred to Lang Son. Upon your arrival in Lang Son, visit Tam Thanh Cave and walking around the busy trading town. We continue riding to That Khe, a small quiet town. The afternoon ride is very nice as we drive through beautiful area with forested mountains and peaceful tribal villages. Arrival in That Khe in afternoon free the rest of the day. We will check in a small family run hotel. Lunch and dinner included. Overnight in That Khe.
DAY 2: THAT KHE TREKKING
Breakfast in That Khe. We will have a short drive to Village, where we begin our trek. Today we will trek along valleys with on small paths that only used by the locals to go to their farms and surrounding villages. We will cross some small streams and tackle some easy hill slopes. Picnic lunch on the way. We would arrive around 5pm, a village of Dzao ethnic minority. Tonight we will have dinner and overnight with a local family.
DAY 3: THAT KHE -> DONG KHE
Breakfast and begin the trek around 8.30am. This morning we trek mainly downhill to Dong Khe where will have a lunch stop. The morning trek is on village road and jungle trails with nice view of rice and corn fields along valleys. We reach Dong Khe at noon. After lunch we continue trekking to Village which is home to Tay ethnic minority. The trek in the afternoon is a bit harder than the one in the morning since we have more uphill terrain to tackle. We reach Village around 5pm. Today we will have dinner and stay overnight in a local house.
DAY 4: DONG KHE TREKKING
Breakfast at the homestay before we start the adventure of the day. Today we trek up and down on some forested limestone mountains to a beautiful village of Tay ethnic minority. Today we have some stops for refreshment in remote tribal villages as we encounter during the trek. Dinner and overnight at homestay.
DAY 5: DONG KHE -> CAO BANG
Breakfast at homestay and leave the village for Ta Lung, the border gate with China. We will trek through jungle and cross some small streams. Near Ta Lung we cross Bang Giang River on bamboo raft. Lunch in Ta Lung before we take a van transfer to Cao Bang Town. Check in hotel in Cao Bang and spend the rest of the day relaxing in local café or wander around the town. Dinner and overnight in Cao Bang.
DAY 6: CAO BANG -> BA BE NATIONAL PARK
Breakfast in Cao Bang and take a transfer to Ba Be National Park. Upon arrival in Cho Ra Town, we will have lunch in local restaurant before taking a relaxing boat trip on Nang River and enter the beautiful Ba Be Lake. We will cruise through Puong Cave, a huge tunnel runs though mountain. After the boat trip we reach Pac Ngoi, a village of Tay ethnic minority. Dinner and overnight in local house.
DAY 7: BA BE LAKE -> HANOI
After breakfast we take a short boat ride to the dock where we get on van for the ride back to Hanoi. Lunch on the way. Back to Hanoi around 5pm. End.