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Ba be lake adventure

Babe lake adventure tour 3 days 2 nights

Ba Be Lake – One of the most 16 beautiful lakes in the world

Located about 230km away from Hanoi city, toward the northern mountainous region of Bac Kan, Ba Be Lake (local ethnic name is Slam Pe meaning the joint of three river’s branches) is honorably to be listed in Top of 16 most beautiful lakes in the world. Ba Be Lake is also the largest lake in northern of Vietnam. The total area of this lake is surrounded by mountains and primeval forests.

hese are some interesting activities that we recommend you experience in Ba Be Lake. The most common thing is to hire a boat to do sight-seeing on the lake. In case you love advantageous sailing, a choice of a dugout would be very excited. Besides, you can do biking along the lake side or trekking into the primeval forest of the lake. The following attractions are also waiting for you to discover:

Cave Puông: With 300 m in length and more than 30m in height, this gigantic cave is decorated with thousands of stalactites in multi colors and shapes. Moreover, there are tens of thousands of bats living inside this cave.

Đầu Đẳng waterfall: River Năng, blocked by hundred of huge stones, has to separate its flow into many smaller flows but with faster velocity and hence, creates the grandiose Dau Dang waterfall. At such length of more than 1,000 meters plus with the three huge stair stone, the landscape of waterfall is look like desolated and impressive.

Hua Mạ cave: Away from Ba Be lake about 6km, Hua Ma Cave offers you an interesting trekking to the cave’s mouth after climbing up about 300m on the sloppy mountain road. You will be amazed at the various type of stalactites inside this cave.

Ao Tiên (Fairy Poind): only about 100m away from the Ba Be lake, is said once witnessed the fairies on the sky coming there to take a bath long time ago. The water surface on the pond is so even and in deep blue color.

Day 1: Hanoi – Ba Be (5 hours hike)

In the morning, drive south to Ba Be National Park. The biology of the park is extraordinarily diverse. At last count the park was home to over 400 species of butterflies, 46 species of amphibians, and 214 species of birds. In the afternoon make a light trek to An Ma Islet for a scenic view of Ba Be Lake, and then take a boat across the lake to a dock where a vehicle will be waiting for the return trip to the guesthouse.


Day 2: Ba Be – Boat trip – Trek to Coc Toc, Bo Lu, Pac Ngoi

Start the day with a boat trip along the Nang River to visit caves, Ba Be Lake, and ethnic minority villages. In the afternoon, take a light trek to the Pac Ngoi village to meet Tay ethnic minorities. The trail winds through forests and hillsides, passing through Coc Toc and Bo Lu villages. Much of the three-hour walk affords panoramic views of Ba Be Lake and surrounding countryside, and part of the trek passes through old growth forest. After spending some time meeting local villagers at Pac Ngoi, continue the walk down to the lake for the return boat trip back to the guest house.


Day 3: Ba Be – Hanoi

After breakfast, make the return drive to Hanoi. End of services.