Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake – Po Lu Village
At 8:00 am, Vietnam adventure tour guide collects you at the hotel for Ba Be National Park.
Ba Be Lake, the biggest natural lake in northern Vietnam and listed as Natural World Heritage site, is also called “Halong Bay on mountain”. We will have a stop en route for refreshment in Thai Nguyen and pay a flash visit to Museum of ethnology to learn about different ethnic minorities in northern Vietnam. Keep driving to Ba Be Lake after a lunch in Bac Kan area. We take a short last drive of today to Po Lu village we check in our homestay. Tonight we will have dinner and overnight in the local house.
Transfer Hanoi – Ba Be: 240km northwest of Hanoi
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Po Lu Village – An Ma Island – Puong Cave - Dau Dang Waterfall – Po Lu Village
Breakfast at the homestay. We will have a short motorcycle ride to starting point where we begin hiking through the jungle. At some rest places, we can have a great view of Ba Be Lake. After 01 hour trekking, we descend to the lake shore and cross a bridge to An Mar Island. Visit a temple on the island before starting kayaking time.
Following with paddling to Puong Cave, a huge natural tunnel through a mountain, we reach to Dau Dang Waterfall where we will have a picnic lunch in an amazing natural setting. Take your kayak driving back to Ba Be Lake. If weather permits, we can swim into the emerald cool water. Keep kayaking to the shore. Ride back to the house for another night at the homestay.
Kayaking: 5 hrs
Trekking: 1 – 1.5 hrs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: Po Lu village – Hanoi
Breakfast at the homestay then says good bye to the warm-hearted, friendly hosts. We get in our van for the ride back to Hanoi. Stop on the way for lunch. Back to Hanoi in the late afternoon. The "kayaking and trekking Ba Be tour" complete.
Transfer Ba Be – Hanoi: 240 km
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Note on client safety
- The maximum weight per kayak is 150kg (330lb) for double (no single available in Ba Be). Passengers are requested to inform your weight upon confirmation.
- We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including weather conditions or for any other factor which may influence client safety.