Cao Bang

  • Location: northern Vietnam
  • Name's meaning: high plateau
  • Area: about 6,700 square kilometers
  • Population: 515,000 people (2011 census)
  • Telephone area code: 026

Located in the Far North - East of Vietnam, Cao Bang is a mountainous province, 281km far away from Hanoi and stays close to the border with China. The topography of Cao Bang is complicated so inter-transportation is limited, people mainly use motorcycles to move and also save the energy.

The cool weather combining with beautiful sightseeing of nature and forests bring an advantage to develop ecotourism in Cao Bang . The famous sites include: Thang Hen Mountain, Lake in Tra Linh, Ban Gioc Waterfall and Nguom Ngao Cave in Trung Khanh.  Ban Gioc Waterfall, which locates near the border between Vietnam and China, probably is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Vietnam with the height of  thirty meters. It is separated into three falls by rocks and trees. The waterfalls make the voice so thundering that it can be heard kilometers far away.

There are several sites of war heritage about Vietnamese revolution under the French colonial time includes Pac Bo, Coc Bo Cave, Lenin Stream, and Khuoi Nam Stream where Uncle Ho had lived and worked before the August 1945 Revolution.

As other moutainous areas in Vietnam, Cao Bang is home to many ethnic groups as Tay, Nung, H’Mong, San Chay, Dao,... and more than 11 groups whose populaion is over 50 people. This brings a diversity in culture , a lot of traditional festivals which contain specific characteristics of ethnic groups : Long Tong Festival, Inviting the-Moon-Mother Festival (Moi Me Trang).

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Cao Bang Tours

3 Days

Lang Son and Cao Bang are two Northeast provinces of Vietnam have the Chinese border. Lang Son is famous with tourists for bustling markets. Beside Cao Bang is known as the revolution land with pristine nature. Join in...

Only From $230
5 Days

Get away from the hustle and the bustle of modern life, pack your luggage and head to the Northeast of Vietnam. Friendly locals, scrumptious meals, green water, picturesque view, stunning cave, magnificent lake, lots of...

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  • · Have a perfect short excursion on Ba Be Lake boat trip to get away from a hustle and bustle streetlife
  • · Blown away by the breathtaking views and some high mountain passes along the way from Bac Kan to Ha Giang
  • · Stop on the way to witness the terrific views and catch the glimpses of ethnic minorities’ traditional customs
  • · Bridge the gap between the culture and language by interacting with locals
  • · Visit Pho Bang and Lung Tam villages to get better knowledge about their daily life
  • · An unforgettable short excursion through highlight attractions in the Northeast of Vietnam
  • · Capture the outstanding beauty of Ha Giang along the way
  • · Precious chance to gain a deeper insight into the daily lives of locals at Lung Tam Village
  • · The delicious local cuisine of the Vietnam Northern Province and Mountainous Areas
  • · Blow your mind in magnificent scenery at Ma Pi Leng Pass
  • · A perfect short trip to get away from a hustle and bustle city life
  • · Get a better knowledge about the culture, customs and authentic daily lives of ethnic minorities
  • · Immerse yourself into the most amazing scenery when trekking in Hoang Su Phi
  • · Catch a glimpse of Dong Van Stone plateau from Quan Ba Heaven Gate
  • · A great opportunity to visit a long-standing traditional craft commune of brocade weaving
  • · Explore the highlights of the cities of Hanoi, Sapa, Lai Chau, Halong, etc
  • · Soak up in the natural sites such as Ban Gioc Waterfall, Pacbo cave, Dau Dang Waterfalls, Ba Be National Park, etc
  • · Have trekking through many hilltribe villages to meet up ethnic minorities as H'Mong, Thai, Ha Nhi, Cong, Si La and La Hu, etc
  • · Enjoy the stunning mountain landscapes and challenging trek on zigzagging & bumpy roads
  • · Learn about interesting local culture
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