Day 01: Ha Noi – Babe (L, D)
Departure for Ba Be around 8 am, passing through the beautiful mountainous province of Thai Nguyen. There are superb landscapes of terraced rice fields and bamboo paddle wheels on both sides of the river. Take lunch on the road. On arrival at Cho Ra about 1h30 PM, take a boat cruise on the Nang River that slips through cultivated country before entering a landscape of chalky cliffs whose flanks are characterized by small wild gardens, that seem to hang in their quest to reach earth. You then enter into the Puong Cave in Ba Be National Park
The river flows, making up a wonderful site where you can enjoy the stalactites at the foot of this cave. Continue on by boat to Pac Ngoi – a village of the Tay ethnic minority. The Tay live on fishing, rice and corn cultivation. Their stilt houses with the thatched roofs, are dispersed in the surrounding landscapes. Enjoy dinner and an overnight at the Pak Ngoi village, at Hoa Son Home – stay in Ba Be National Park
Day 02: Boating – Return Hanoi (B, L)
After breakfast, visit Ba Be National Park before taking your car back to Ha Noi . Have lunch at Cho Ra town, with an optional visit the ATK Zone (Militarize Zone) on the way back to Ha Noi. Arrive at Ha Noi around 6pm, where the tour ends.