Easy and fun combo adventure in Ba Be National Park  

Kayaking & Trekking Ba Be National Park 3 days

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Hanoi – Ba Be National Park - Po Lu - Puong Cave - Dau Dang Water fall - Ba Be  – Hanoi
3-day tour with 1hr trek, half-day paddling, 2 nights homestay and river cruise
Kayaking grade: Introductory. View grading definition here

Ba Be Lake is Vietnam's largest natural lake and the centerpiece of extensive Ba Be National Park. This park, richly forested, abounds with limestone mountains, lakes, waterfalls, caves and unusual rock formations. The whole area is home to many ethnic communities. This adventure tour offers you a fun combined adventure at an easy grade that is suitable for anyone at the reasonable level of personal fitness. The highlights include kayaking on the lake, jungle trek, and homestay. Ba Be National Park has been recognized as a Natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Tour Highlights
  • Jungle trek
  • Paddling Ba Be Lake
  • Homestay in village

Kayaking & Trekking Ba Be National Park 3 days route map


Day 1: Transfer to Ba Be National Park/Homestay
Day 2: Trekking/Paddling/Homestay
Day 3: Boat cruise and transfer back to Hanoi.

TOUR PRICE (Per person)
(Valid to 31st December 2017)

Group of 1 kayaker: US$ 540
Group of 2 kayakers: US$ 335
Group of 3 - 4 kayakers: US$ 265
Group of 5-6 kayakers: US$ 205
Group of 7 kayakers upon request


- Returned AC vehicle
- Homestay permission & Expenses
- Private support boat as paddling
- Sit-on-top kayak
- Dry bag
- Private English speaking guide
- Meals as indicated
- First-aid kit
- Water & Snacks
- Entrance and sightseeing fee
- Taxes and service charges


- Travel insurance
- Visa process and stamp fee
- Tips and gratitude
- Personal expenses
- Others not mentioned




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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
Accommodation: Homestay

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
Accommodation: Homestay

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.