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04 Days - Venture off the beaten tracks in Tonkin

Venture off the beaten paths to discover the remote village of Pac Ngoi in Ba Be national park, and explore organic farm in the hidden rural province of Tuyen Quang like no other

Day 01: Hanoi – Ba Be Lake
We head full north, for a long but easy first trip to babe national park, one of the last primary jungle area left in Vietnam. Concentration is required for the first 80 km toward Thai nguyen city, then the traffic becomes more fluid and the landscapes gets wilder as we approach. We are warmly welcomed in the traditional Tai ethnic stilt house of our friends, on the shore of babe lake, the jewel of the park. Primary jungle surrounds us. staying 2 nights there would allow us to discover this area more intimately, crossing the lake and encounter the famous Ong pirate, the chef of the jungle and our friend many years already.Distances / Timing: ~ 235km ~ 6h. Road: Meals: Lunch/Dinner Accommodation / Minorities: Homestay / Tay

Day 02: Ba Be
A full day to enjoy the National Park. In the morning we go for a walk by the Nang river until the waterfalls of Dau Dang. We come back to take a boat to cross the Nang river and begin the treck throught the Hills. During the walking we cross several villages and pay a visit to our H’mong, Dao, Tay friends lost in the forest.We finally reach the Lake of Ba Be where a boat waits for us. Then,we cross the lake to get to the village of Pac Ngoi and have rest. We spend the night at Mr. Manh’s home the cook of the jungle. Ba Be is a national Park covered by one of the last primary forest of Vietnam. Distances / Timing: ~  Road: Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation / Minorities: Homestay

Day 03: Ba Be – Tuyen Quang
Beautiful tracks, through 2 mountain passes.In the morning, we take the direction to Green Vietnam – a unique organie fruit trees bio plantation project in Tuyen Quang province, for you to discover. They will show you “their garden” & present the culture of fruit trees. Overnight among the garden Sustainable development project Distances / Timing: ~ 140km ~ 4 h Road: Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Accommodation / Minorities: Green Vietnam Sustainable Development Project

Day 04: Tuyen Quang – Ha Noi
Quiet morning with our friends from Green Vietnam, we have time to enjoy the site visit the neighbourhood before hiting the road again, to get back to Hanoi. Distances / Timing: 180km ~ 5h Road: Meals: Breakfast/Lunch Accommodation / Minorities:

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