The Unspoiled Northeast Vietnam


Mercury Travel guarantees the best price


The Northeast Vietnam including Ba Be national park and ban Gioc waterfall get great reputation for spectacular landscape with breathtaking scenic views and the hospitality and honesty of the minority groups. If you are adventurer who love the untouched nature and road less traveled routine then our Northeast of Vietnam tours will definitely the one for you. Join in the tour for unique opportunity to get the enchanting experiences unspoiled land.

Day 1: Hanoi - Ba Be National Park

Day 2: Ba Be National Park - Ban Gioc Waterfall -  Cao Bang

Day 3: Cao Bang - Lang Son - Hanoi


Day 1: Hanoi - Ba Be National Park (Meals: Lunch, Dinner)

Our guide and car will pick you up from hotel in Hanoi and transfer you to Ba Be National Park. We then will stop at Duom Temple where the ethnic Tay people worshipping the leader and hero of their community. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Ba Be district. Arrival at Buoc Lom Wharf, embark the boat for a cruise trip to Ba Be Lake. The boat-trip will go along the Nang River and stop at Puong cave which is famous for thousand of bats and its untouched beauty.
By late afternoon, visit An Ma Temple and then enjoy the fun bamboo rafting or swim in the fresh water in the lake. Chalange yourself by hiking to our homestay (1km) in Pac Ngoi village, a small village of Tay people. Check in the Ba Be Lake View homestay. Dinner will be served with traditional Tay musical performance (available upon request). 
Overnight at homestay of Tay people’ traditional house-on-stilt (Private bungalow is available upon request).

Day 2: Ba Be National Park - Ban Gioc Waterfall -  Cao Bang (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After your breakfast, you will departure to Cao Bang province. Around noon, we will arrive to Ban Gioc Waterfall in Trung Khanh district. Lunch in a local restaurant near the waterfall. Spend your afternoon to visit Ban Gioc Waterfall, the 4th largest waterfall along a national border, and admire the breathtaking scenery and powerfull creation of nature. By late afternoon, you will return to Cao Bang Town. Dinner will be served at local restaurant and overnight in Cao Bang.

Day 3: Cao Bang - Lang Son - Hanoi (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

After breakfast, you will check-out departure for Dong Dang market and Dong Dang temple near the border gate with China. Pay a short visit to this hustle market and leave Lang Son for Hanoi. Around late afternoon, you will arrive to Hanoi. The tour ends.

tour map


  • Transfer with A/C vehicle
  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary
  • English Speaking Guide
  • All entrance fees as per program
  • Water and Tissues in car
  • Boat trip in Ba Be Lake


  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa on arrival & stamp fees
  • Early check-in, late check-out
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Alcoholic, and other beverages
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Services not mentioned in itinerary


Legend of Angkor Wat Siem Reap - TaPhom - Angkor Wat - Tonle Sap lake
3Days From$ 338 USD
Signature Ha Long Cruise Hanoi - Bai Tu Long - Ha Long Bay - Cong Dam - Hanoi
3Days From$ 279 USD
Southern Classic Tour Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi Tunnel - Mekong Delta
Hanoi Stopover Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Trang An
Garden Bay Cruises Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Bai Tu Long - Fishing & Kayaking excursion
3Days From$ 389 USD