Trekking at Ba Be National Park

Trekking Ba Be National Park - 3 Days

The trekking Ba Be National Park is an adventure tour hiking from the buffer zone to the core zone of Ba Be National Park for 3 days, 2 nights.

Ba Be National Park includes Ba Be Lake in the center and a system of towering mountains covered in dense forest. Perched on the mountains and nestled in the forest are numerous ethnic communities whose livelihoods are mainly based on forestry and agriculture. The trekking tour of Ba Be National Park is an adventure from the buffer zone to the core zone of Ba Be National Park for 3 days 2 nights.

On the tour we have to trek uphill and downhill for 5-6 hours each day. After the trek, we have a relaxing cruise on the serene water of Ba Be Lake. Our accommodations are at a Dzao and a Tay family with very basic condition. The trip could be done all year round, but the best time is from December through April.

Day-to-day itinerary

Day1    Ha Noi – Cho Ra Town - Ban Tau - Cam Thuong (L/D)
Day2    Cam Thuong - Cam Ha – Pac Ngoi (B/L/D)
Day3    Pac Ngoi - Ba Be – Ha Noi (B/L)

Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide;
  • Homestay as per itinerary;
  • Transport with private car with air-conditioning as per itinerary;
  • Boat cruises as per itinerary;
  • All meals included as indicated in the program: B=Breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner;
  • 2 bottles of water for a trekking day;
  • All fees for admission to the program;

Exclusions

  • Insurance of any type;
  • Accommodation in Hanoi;
  • Drinks (except for drinking water as aforementioned) or personal expenses;
  • All others not specified in inclusions;

Day1    Ha Noi – Cho Ra Town - Ban Tau - Cam Thuong (L/D)
0730 A.M Our adventure tour guide and driver pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi for the journey to Bac Kan Province. Arriving at Bac Kan Town, we have lunch. Then, continue our road trip through the mountains of Bac Kan to Puoc Pier (near Cho Ra Township) where we start a cruise on the Nang River. We disembark our boat at Ban Tau and take the 3-hour trekking in the mountains of Ba Be National Park to the village of Cam Thuong (of the Coin Dao), the track is accessible only to pedestrians and horses. Trekking towards the village, we stop at a primary school, meet the curious children and their teachers.
Dinner and overnight with a local family.

Day2    Cam Thuong - Cam Ha – Pac Ngoi (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the home.
Continue our trek (3 hours) for the Tay Village of Cam Ha. The trekking route today is largely descending and easier than yesterday.

Upon arrival at Cam Ha village, take a boat to discover the virgin beauty of the Nang River. The cruise brings us to the various wild scenery of the lake and the stunning limestone cave of Puong which is  300 meter long and visit to the Dau Dang waterfall before lunch in a small restaurant on the Nang river.

After lunch, we continue our cruise into the center of Ba Be Lake, the largest natural lake in Vietnam. Disembarking the boat, we trek to Pac Ngoi Village, a village of the Tay ethnic people famous with their house-on-stilts.
Dinner and overnight at the Pac Ngoi village in a house-on-stilts

Day3    Pac Ngoi - Ba Be – Ha Noi (B/L)
Breakfast at the home.
Enjoy two-hour walk in trails of Ba Be National Park under the shade of trees of millennium years old.
Lunch at Ba Be.
In the afternoon, take the road trip back to Hanoi where we conclude our adventure. We trust you had a wonderful trekking adventure in the wilderness of Ba Be National Park with Paradissa Travel.

 

Mountain trail on the trek at Ba Be
Mountain trail on the trek at Ba Be

 

Ba Be Lake
Ba Be Lake
 
 
 
Puong Cave
Puong Cave
 
 
 
Pac Ngoi Village
Pac Ngoi Village
 
 

View of Ba Be from Pac Ngoi
View of Ba Be from Pac Ngoi