Cao Bang tours

The best Cao Bang tours will of course take you to the Ban Gioc Waterfall, the most impressive waterfall in Vietnam. But don’t forget to visit the beautiful landscapes far from the beaten track.

The best Cao Bang tours & local experiences

Start our Cao Bang tours from Hanoi, Ha Giang or Sapa!

Ban Gioc waterfall
Sapa – Ha Giang – Ban Gioc Waterfall & Ba Be lake – 8 days
From $520.00
Ha Giang loop Ma Pi Leng Pass
Ha Giang – Ban Gioc Waterfall & Ba Be Lake
From $337.00
tours Cao bang Ban Gioc waterfall
Ban Gioc waterfall tour & Ba Be lake 3 day experience
From $225.00

About Cao Bang

The mountainous province of Cao Bang is one of the most beautiful regions in Vietnam. The town itself is not that spectacular, but it is a handy base from which to explore the area. An environment surrounded by beautiful nature. The great thing about Cao Bang is that tourism is not yet at its peak like in Sapa or Halong Bay. You can really enjoy the peace and quiet here.

Frequently asked questions about Cao Bang tours

The Ban Gioc waterfall is the most impressive waterfall in Vietnam, only about a 7-hour drive from Hanoi. For that reason, you can doubt whether it is worth a visit. However, many travelers forget that there is so much more to do and see in Cao Bang. In fact, it is one of the most beautiful provicines in the country, which is hardly visited by tourists. For that reason, combine Ban Gioc with a drive through this amazing province and it will be more than worth a Cao Bang tour.

You can visit Cao Bang all year round. However, the beautiful nature with forests, mountains and waterfalls is best visited in the spring, from February to April. It rains a little less.

It is possible to combine a Cao Bang tour with Ha Giang and even with Sapa. View our tours for the possibilities.

10 Cao Bang tours highlight

tours Cao bang Ban Gioc waterfall

1. Ban Gioc waterfall

The Ban Gioc waterfall is the most impressive waterfall in Vietnam and should therefore be part of every Cao Bang tour.

Phong Nam Cao Bang

2. Phong Nam valley

The Phong Nam valley is a hidden and above all very impressive valley not far from Ban Gioc, with rice fields and small villages.

Nui Thung mountain

3. Nui Thung mountain

Nui Thung mountain, a mountain with the hole in the middle, is another hidden place that you should not miss in your Cao bang tour.

Cao Bang loop Me Pja pass

4. Me Pja Pass

Me Pja Pass is the most impressive mountain pass in the province. There is a vantage point from which you can count the many turns of the pass.

Thang Hen Lake in Cao Bang

5. Thang Hen Lakes

Thang Hen Lakes are beautiful lakes that you can visit in combination with the Nui Thung Mountain.

village in Cao Bang

6. Visit local village

Also in this province there are many villages of ethnic minorities. Visit some to learn more about their culture.

Phia Oac National Park

7. Phia Oac National Park

The Phia Oac National Park is known for its high peaks where snow can fall even in winter. You will also find extensive tea plantations here.

Bao Lac in Cao Bang

8. Driving through west Cao Bang

In the west of Cao Bang you will find a similar impressive mountain landscape as what you find in Ha Giang.

Cao Bang minority

9. Local minority cultures

Learn about the ethnic cultures that live here. Go to a villages, stay in a homestay and visit local markets to get a picture.

Pac Bo relic

10. Pac Po Relic

Pac Po Relic is where Ho Chi Minh came back to Vietnam after many years abroad to build his resistance against the French settlers.

Scroll to Top

Vietnam Travel Guide​

vietnam free ebook