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Exploring Cao Bang Independently: A 3D3N Adventure

Charming Cao Bang, a land of scenic beauty! ^^☺️ Treating myself to a 3-day solo trip to Cao Bang - thanks to the insightful review by fellow traveler Tran Thu Hien in the Check in Vietnam group.




3 DAYS 3 NIGHTS WANDERING THROUGH CAO BANG AT ONLY 1.8 MILLION VND

1. TRANSPORTATION:

- Departed from Hanoi, booked Vinh Dung sleeper bus at 9 AM from My Dinh Bus Station, arriving in Cao Bang around 4:30 PM.

- Ticket price: 300,000 VND/person (Found this bus service good, with new buses and friendly staff).

- Private Van Rental Limousine 9 - 18 seaters by Asia Transport

- In Cao Bang, booked motorbikes from Trung Kien Motor.

- Price: 150,000 VND/bike AB.



2. ITINERARY:

- Day 1: Cao Bang City – Lenin Stream – 15-layer Pass – Overnight in the city center (Nha Nghi 58M).

- Day 2: City's orange garden - Nang Cafe - Thung Mountain – Overnight in Trung Khanh (Nasan Green Farm).

- Day 3: Ban Gioc Waterfall – Ancient Chestnut Tree - City center - Return to Hanoi.


3. PLACES VISITED:

- Suoi Le Nin: Peaceful place, 50km north of the city. Breathtaking scenery; the water supposedly has a beautiful emerald color. A serene experience, although the journey was a bit challenging.

- Entrance fee: 45,000 VND/person.

- Kau Coc Cha Pass (15-layer Pass): A tough climb for an incredible panoramic view. Start at Nong Van Ngoan grocery store, hike for 30-45 minutes.

- City's Orange Garden: 3km from the center, a bit challenging road but worth it. Recommended visiting Hạ Lang if time is limited.

- Thung Mountain (Magic Eye Mountain): A must-visit for its stunning beauty. A 30-minute drive from the city, with a bit challenging last 1km walk.

- Ban Gioc Waterfall: Iconic location. Visit in the afternoon for a fuller flow. Boat ride available.

- Ancient Chestnut Tree: Located on the way to Ban Gioc Waterfall, interesting during chestnut season.

- Ngườm Ngao Cave: Regrettably missed this spot, but reviews suggest it's worth a visit.




4. ACCOMMODATION:

- Nha Nghi 58M – City center.

Room price: 250,000 VND/night.

- Nasan Green Farm – Trung Khanh (15km from Ban Gioc Waterfall).

- Stayed in a bungalow, 500,000 VND/room due to a mid-week discount.


5. WHERE TO

EAT:

- Roast Duck Pho: Pho Nha Do is recommended.

- Price: 30,000 VND/bowl with generous portions.

- Steamed Duck Eggs with Beer in Na Can: Unusual but interesting.

- Cao Bang Rice Rolls: 59 Pho Cu.

- Price: 30,000 VND/portion, available all day.

- Ap Chao Cake, Roast Duck: 126 Hien Giang.

- Nang Cafe: Beverages range from 25-40,000 VND.


6. COST FOR TWO PEOPLE:

- Round-trip bus tickets Hanoi-Cao Bang: 1,200,000 VND.

- Motorbike rental + gas: 790,000 VND.

- Homestay: 820,000 VND.

- Miscellaneous expenses for food: 800,000 VND.


8. TIPS FOR TRAVELING TO CAO BANG:

- Plan your itinerary wisely; don't forget the travel time, especially if going to remote areas.

- Download offline maps; some places may have no 4G signal.

- Fill up your gas tank adequately, as some roads have no gas stations.

- Wear high-friction shoes for the 15-layer Pass and consider renting beekeeping shoes for comfort.

- Ensure you have enough water and leave no trace.

Conclusion: Hope these reviews help you have a fantastic trip. Cao Bang is truly a must-visit destination on your journey.



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