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Trung Khanh, Cao Bang 22000, Vietnam
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All reviews the river the bus beautiful waterfall ban gioc rainy season china border rice beautiful place next morning take your time local buses vietnamese tourists border area well worth the effort long journey lang son hour journey
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It would have been useful to have this information in advance, so I will share it here: We left at 10am from Xingping in yangshuo. The bus to Guilin took 2 hours approximately. Here a lot of people tried to get us into private cars...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is usually included with a trip to Ba Be lake if you get a package tour but if you take the Ninh Binh trip then I suggest to go directly to Cao Bang where you can see not just Ban Gioc Falls but also...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Quite remote and it was a detour to get to there....however, it was amazing. worth-while the effort. Beware of the different service providers that offer you a trip on the river (negotiate hard) and try to be in a bigger group. The weather was not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VlamJohannesburg
Reviewed January 5, 2019

It’s a long drive from Hanoi but worth the trip if you have plenty of time. We were a group of 4 with an organised tour and lucky to be the only ones on the mini bus. It’s a 6-8 hr trip pending on stops,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

The best way to remember it is see it by your eyes not throw the picture You can go near the falls by boat it cost only 50.000 VNĐ/per

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit the the way to visit u go from hanoi to cao bang around 280km 9 hours by bus and i rent motorcycle much better u can have much fun in road the its distance around 85km border btw Vietnam and china

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OceanHeart22
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Visit and marvel at the world's fourth largest waterfalls! It is impressive and peaceful here! From this point you can look over to China!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 143benediktm
Reviewed November 4, 2018

we came on our motorbike. its lil bit "out" of the normal motorbike trail but its very much worth the drive ! great waterfalls very impressive !!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank noyyadin
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We came to visit Ban Gioc waterfalls in an afternoon, and because it had rained for 20 days continuously, the falls were extremely strong and the road down to falls was wet and slippery. Ban Gioc is 1 of the most beautiful waterfalls that we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We joined group to visit Ban Gioc waterfall. It is nice and natural waterfall - border with China. You will see much water if come in the morning, traveling there by motorbike is great, also can rent a rafting to come near the waterfall

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 16, 2018|
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Response from heinzhuynh | Reviewed this property |
not pretty during winter season ..less water and cold.. long journey to get here.. some part of Hw is under construction cheers
March 9, 2018|
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Response from Irina Liene S | Reviewed this property |
It takes pretty much time. We made it from Hanoi to Cao Bang in about 7 hours and 30 min by local vietnam bus. The distance is not that far, however, because of the curvy mountain roads, ups and downs, it takes a time. We... More
March 9, 2018|
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Response from frankiektchang | Reviewed this property |
First day; I left Hanoi in the morning about 8am and arrived Cao Bang in the evening about 5pm. Second day: Visit waterfall and the cave. Third Day: Late morning return Hanoi by evening. Having 2 weeks in Vietnam ; you... More