Northeast Vietnam Adventure


This tour through Vietnam's northeast gives intrepid travellers an unparalleled opportunity to discover a hidden corner of the country. Mixing drives through the spectacular scenery of Caobang with visits to hilltribe markets, small villages, and historic sites, you will get a taste of the region's unique culture.

5 Days
From SGD 1,657Per Person

Tour Itinerary

Upon arrival in Hanoi, meet/greet with your English-speaking guide, and transfer by private car to your hotel for check-in.

Vietnam’s quaint capital is a city of wide tree lined boulevards with tranquil lakes and colonial villa’s and a more sedate pace than other Asian cities. Hanoi offers something for everyone and will leave you wishing that you had longer to explore this enthralling capital.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Farmhouses and fileds dot the landscapes of Cao Bang

After breakfast, depart for the 3-hour drive to Lang Son; if time permits visit the town’s bustling market. From here it’s a spectacular 4-hour drive to Cao Bang as the road weaves and twists through the mountains. Along the way see the forested mountain ranges, lush fertile valleys, and traditional minority villages.

Arrive in Cao Bang in the late afternoon, if time allows stroll around the town.

Overnight in Cao Bang.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch

Estimation distance & transfer time: 280 km; around 7 hours.

Ban Gioc WaterfallAfter breakfast, depart for Ban Gioc Waterfall; along the way see perhaps some of the most beautiful sceneries in Vietnam. Ban Gioc is one of the biggest and possibly the most impressive waterfalls in the country. Take a swim in the cool emerald waters, see China on the other side of the riverbank and simply enjoy the pleasant surroundings.

In the late afternoon return to Cao Bang town.

Overnight in Cao Bang.

Estimation distance & transfer time: 180 km; around 4 hours.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch

Early morning depart for the drive north towards the Chinese border to visit the former hideout of the late president Ho Chi Minh. See how he lived and worked for 4-years to mastermind the 1954 independence from French colonialists. Along the way see the giant waterwheels which make a fantastic sight against the surrounding mountains. If you are lucky, catch one of the area’s local markets.

Return to Cao Bang town for lunch, following which we drive back to Hanoi where you will arrive in the early evening.

Estimation distance & transfer time: 370 km; around 8 hours.

Notes: During some months (June to September) the itinerary might be amended according to the prevailing weather & road conditions.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch

The morning is at own leisure until the transfer to the airport for your home-bound flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Tour Cost

Price per person in USD

5D4N Northeast Vietnam Adventure

Valid from Jan 01 - Dec 31, 2017
Number of Persons        02 Persons              03-04      SGL Supp.
Church Boutique Hotel in Hanoi
Sunny Hotel in Cao Bang
Tour prices do not include airport and related taxes of SGD $170± per person, and must be paid to Eco Adventures at the time of ticket issuance. Please note that all airport taxes are subject to change by the airlines until the air tickets are issued.


  • 05 nights' accommodation in a twin-sharing room with daily breakfast
    • 02 nights in Church Boutique Hotel or similar, in Hanoi
    • 02 nights in Sunny Hotel or similar, in Cao Bang
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Tours and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English or French-speaking guide (supplement applies for other language guides)
  • All entrance fees as indicated in itinerary


  • Air passage to/from Hanoi
  • Vietnam Visa and visa application fees, where applicable
  • All airport taxes, fuel surcharge and security taxes
  • Food & drinks not indicated
  • Camera/video entrance fees
  • Personal expenses such as bar bills, laundry and telephone charges, etc.
  • Other services not clearly indicated in 'Inclusions'
  • Tipping for guide, driver and other service providers
  • Travel insurance covering trip curtailment, lost baggage and emergency medical evacuation, etc.