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Ha Giang & Ba Be Lake

Buffalo watching, Ha Giang
Fisherman, Ba Be Lake
Ban Gioc Waterfall

Ha Giang is a stunningly beautiful mountainous region in the Northeast of Vietnam, close to the border with China. Its rugged terrain has made it difficult to earn a decent living from the land and this, coupled with its inaccessible position, makes it is one of the country's poorest regions. Previously poor infrastructure offered limited opportunities for visitors to see the wonderful peaks, and valleys, of Ha Giang but with a few roads now opening up we can offer a tour of the region which make use of home stays and small guest houses, takes in some amazing scenery and also includes a visit to picturesque Ba Be Lake.

Close to Ha Giang, but still a day's drive or so away, Ba Be Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Vietnam and set in a national park in one of the most scenic parts of Northern Vietnam. The lake is around 5 miles long, is surrounded by karst mountains and pristine forest and is around 150 miles from Hanoi.

Our 'Natural Beauty of Northeast Vietnam' tour features Ba Be Lake and also offers a visit to the nearby Ban Gioc Waterfall which is very close to the Chinese border.



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