Things to do in Bac Kan Vietnam

Bac Kan is in the Northeast of Vietnam, 210km northeast of Hanoi. Bac Kan is off the tourist track by far. Below you can find quite a number of activities which could make your trip to Bac Kan a great adventure experience.

 - Taking historical tours visiting former battlefields and learning about the once capital of Vietnam resistance war against French colonialists in 1946-1954. The sites include Bac Kan City, Cho Don, Cho Moi which recall important historical events when the French tried to seize the newly founded Vietnamese government in 1947.

- Trekking in Ba Be National Park: the park has been listed to Global Ramsar Sites by the UNESCO. The trekking tours in Ba Be can take from a day to 3 days.

- Homestay at Ba Be National Park: There are several Tay and Dao communities who inhabit in the core and buffer zones of Ba Be National Park. Many homestays offer lovely mountain views and lake views. Staying with local ethnic families, do not miss the opportunity to try specialties of Ba Be food including fermented sour shrimps and fried shrimps wrapped in wheat flour.

- Boat trip on the Ba Be Lake and the Nang River. The boat trip takes from half a day to a full day and lunch provided somewhere in the middle of the park. It is a great experience to get relaxed on the serene waters of the lake and enjoying great views of mountains and forests.

- Cycling in the Ba Be National Park: a great experience amid forest and idyllic countryside.

- Motorcycling through Ba Be National Park, Bac Kan countryside and the Northeast of Vietnam is a great adventure of a lifetime.