In a 2 day trip explore Ba Be National Park from Hanoi. Enjoy kayaking, make a boat trip on the stunning lake and stay overnight in a local homestay.
- Make a boat trip over Ba Be lake and visit an impressive cave
- Stay overnight in a homestay
- Pick up and drop off from Hanoi
Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake (L,D)
Your Ba Be lake tour start from Hanoi with a pick up from your hotel around 7:30 – 8:00 AM.
On the way to Ba Be National Park, you will stop at a village for lunch in a local restaurant, before continuing with a drive through the mountains and tea plantations.
You end at a traditional minority village of the Tay people, were houses are built on stilts. This village, named Coc Toc, is also the place were you will stay overnight at a homestay for a true local experience.
After checking in at the homestay, your afternoon is free to spend as you wish. There are several things you can do, including visiting a cave, kayaking on the lake, cycling to explore more of the surrounding area or just relax and enjoy the views of the lake.
In the evening there is dinner at the homestay.
Day 2: Ba Be Lake – Hanoi (B,L)
In the morning there is breakfast in the homestay.
After breakfast you take a boat trip over the lake. From the boat you can enjoy amazing views over the mountains and jungle and optionally take a swim.
Via a river you end up and a huge cave with underground river. The river created through erosion beautiful stalagmites and stalactites. There is a also a colony of bats living here. Explore the cave before going back to the starting point in Ba Be lake.
You will be brought back to Hanoi via a scenic road with a stop on the way at a local restaurant for lunch.
Arriving back in Hanoi around 5:30 PM.