Adventure Tours

Northeast Vietnam Explorer – 4 Days

  • Discover multi-ethnic groups living in Northeast Vietnam
  • View the scenic mountains laced with rice paddies, corn fields and the beautiful Ban Gioc waterfall
  • Discover the lakes, rivers, waterfalls and caves in Ba Be National Park from the comfort of a boat
  • Spend the night and share meals with local family

Northeast is a regional subdivision of Vietnam. This region encompasses the provinces that are northeast of Hanoi, near the Vietnamese border with China. This area offers breathtaking views and interesting subcultures of the minority people. It’s not hard to see why our northeast Vietnam tours are a major magnets for the adventure traveler.

Terraced Rice Paddies - Northeast Vietnam Tours

$323/per Person – Price is based on minimum of two persons traveling together, twin share or double bedded room at 3 Star hotel. Itinerary may change, depending on flight schedule, road and weather conditions. Domestic flights are NOT included.

(B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner, G = Guide, DP = Driver Pickup)

Example Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be (250km) (D)
Depart for this exotic trip to Northeast Vietnam through the Red River Delta to Thai Nguyen, we drive up and pass through the undulating terrain of tea plantation. On the way, we will visit Museum of the Cultures of Vietnam’s Ethnic Groups. Arrival in Ba Be National Park in the early afternoon, we check into the home stay in Pac Ngoi Village of the Tay minority then it is our free time for strolling around the village. Dinner and home stay with the Tay minority.

Day 2: Ba Be – Cao Bang (120Km) (B, L)
Today, we will spend the morning exploring the beauty of Ba Be lakes on the local canoes. Ba Be Lake, surrounded by rugged limestone mountains, is Vietnam’s only natural mountain lake. The trip leading us to visit the impressive Puong cave and trek to Dau Dang waterfall before heading north through the mountains to Cao Bang.

Overnight in hotel.

Day 3: Cao Bang – Ban Gioc waterfall – Cao Bang (170km) (B)
Heading out of Cao Bang, we take a scenic day trip north to the beautiful Ban Gioc Waterfall in the most remote northern region of Cao Bang Province. This picturesque, cascading waterfall is 53 meters high and has an impressive span of 300 meters. The unique landscape includes limestone karst formations soaring from the verdant rice paddies of Tay, H’Mong and Dzao ethnic minority groups. On the way back to Cao Bang, explore the expansive 2,144 meter Nguom Ngao Cavern to discover its brilliant stalactites.

Overnight in hotel

Day 4: Cao Bang – Lang Son – Hanoi (300km) (B)
Before departing Cao Bang, we will climb the hill up to the War Memorial for a great panoramic view. The famous Highway 4 winds its way through steep mountain passes with spectacular vistas! Lang Son, the capital of this mountainous area, is an important crossing and trading route with China. The area is home to Dzao, Man, Tho and Nung ethnic minority groups. Arrival Hanoi in the late afternoon.

Prices vary depending on level of accommodation, group size and dates of travel.
Contact us to customize a vacation itinerary and price to meet your needs and budget.


  • Accommodation room with breakfast at the hotel and home stay
  • The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated
  • Boat cruise as program
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above
  • Entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the program
  • Meals as specified in the best local restaurants, picnics where suitable restaurants are not available
  • VAT and other taxes


  • International flight tickets and airport tax
  • Visas (we can help you on this)
  • Dinners, except as specified above
  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Insurance and Tips for guide and drivers

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