The Northeast Vietnam attached with French-war period. Driving through provinces near China border, you will have chance to see the most beautiful Ban Gioc waterfall, the biggest natural BaBe lake, the old battlefield along Highway No 4 and so forth, different type of hill tribe people.
Highlights: Cascading Waterfalls, Remote minority villages, National parks
Day 1: Hanoi- Thai Nguyen- Babe
Depart for Thai Nguyen where the finest green tea in Vietnam is grown, visit Museum of Ethnology. Onto Babe National Park, boat trip to Pac Ngoi village, Tay minority. There you will stay in one of the traditional wooden houses in the Tay Hamlets of spectacular Ba Be National Park. Dinner and home stay
Day 2: Ba be - Cao Bang
Babe Lake is home to hundreds of species of wild animals, many registered in Vietnam’s Red Book of Rare and Valuable Animals and Plants. You may even see a Tibetan bear or a “snub-nose” primate. In the morning, take an unusual boat ride on three big, deep, startlingly green lakes that lie nestled in limestone mountains formed over 200 million years ago, Puong Cave - where thousands of bats, visit fairy ponds. Jeep picks up then drives to Cao Bang. Stay overnight in Cao Bang.
Day3: Cao bang- – Ban gioc waterfall – Cao Bang
Jeep ride to Ban Gioc, wonderful waterfall in Vietnam suspended a border river broken and fallen down. Cross the stream and you are in China. Stay overnight in Cao Bang.
Day 4: Cao Bang- Lang Son
Drive along the highway No 4. along the border with China. Highway No 4 famed with alot of battles during French war with historic area such as Dong Khe, That Khe.... Visit an enchanting complex of little shrines from the 18th century, hidden away in caves. See how the Vietnamese people practice Buddhism in the traditional way.
Day 5: Lang Son – Hanoi
Road trip back to Hanoi. End of the tour