Ba Be Lake is the biggest natural lake in Vietnam, situated in the BacKạn Province and it is part Ba Be National Park. The lake gets its feeds from three river inflows named Năng, Tả Han, and Nam Cường. The biodiversity reservoir has a history of more than 200 million years and surrounded by steep limestone cliffs, making one of the attractive spots for geographical science explorations.
How to reach here?
You can reach here by car from Hanoi or through shuttle bus that departs from My Dinh station to Bang Lung town to Bo Lu village and finally to Ba Be Lake.
Never miss the Long Tong Festival:
The Best time to visit Ba Be Lake is during the winter and spring where you can see thefascinating flora and fauna, participate in the adventurous sports activities. Tourist will have the most exceptional opportunity to watch the colorful tribal dance celebration as part of the Long Tong Festival, which revels in the first lunar month on the 10th and 11th and will also get a chance to be part of that beautiful event.
National Landscape Monument
Categorized as special National Landscape Monument, your vision towards Ba Be Lake would be a watercolor canvas painting.You will be thrilled to see the Dau Dang Waterfall, ThacBacWaterfall, Fairy Pond, Widow Island, Hua Ma cave, Na Phong cave. Apart from this, the Lo Mo Cave Expedition is something you just can’t afford to miss in your lifetime.
Illuminated exquisite scenery
The Lo Mo Cave consists of spectacular mountains, bright crystal clear lakes, and lush green forests. The three thousand meters long lime stone cave is another highlighted location formed out of stalagmite, and minerals accumulated by the water erosion making it an illuminated exquisite landmark, you should never miss visiting. Also be ready to experience the stunning boating experience, minority ethnic lifestyle and sporting activities. You can also opt for exciting discovery trips where you can visit other terminals like Halong Bay, Ca Ba Island, Ha Giang, Sapa, Cao Bang and Lang Son.
Fun and recreation:
Ba Be Lake in Vietnam is famous for Bamboo Rafting, trekking, hiking, climbing, and mountaineering. The PiaBooc mountain range is a trekking location, and you should make sure to enjoy the rich vegetation, paddy fields, mingling with the local ethnic community, and enjoy the slopes of the Na Nghe Mountains added with the diverse flora and fauna. Apart from Ba Be Tourism Centre many private tour operators also offering professionally trained guides who can deal with amateurs and mountaineers at the same time and can give valuable mountaineering tips.
Other lively activities include Kayaking where you can explore the secret beauties of Ba Be Lake and the Nang River. Most tourists prefer Kayaking over boats as it is less noise and eco-travel. Cycling is also other among exciting activities which can hire for a minimal $10 each day. It is also an excellent way to enjoy your stay at Ba Be Lake.
Accommodation and food:
You can choose the type of accommodation and food as per your preference in your customized tours and travels. On the bank of Ba Be Lake, you can find delicious Vietnamese cuisines, and traditional Tay meals served on local Vietnamese mats and tables. You can also find many homestays in Ba Be Lakesurrounding areas, which will open you a new world of local cuisine and hospitality. Contact your tour operator in advance and plan your trip to Ba Be Lake which will be a memorable experience in your life.