Things to do in Cao Bang

Cao Bang is a captivating province in northern Vietnam known for its stunning natural landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and historical significance. Here is home to a diverse range of attractions that will leave you enthralled. Cao Bang’s charm lies in its unspoiled landscapes, rich cultural traditions, and warm hospitality of the local ethnic communities. Whether you’re seeking adventure, natural beauty, or cultural immersion, Cao Bang offers a truly memorable experience in the heart of Vietnam.

1. Angel Eye Mountain

Angel Eye Mountain in Cao Bang is a truly hidden gem of Northern Vietnam. This stunning peak has the name after its unique shape, which resembles a pair of angelic eyes gazing up at the sky.

The trek to the summit of Angel Eye Mountain is not for the faint-hearted, but those who brave the journey will be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. As you climb higher and higher, you’ll pass through dense forests, babbling streams, and tranquil meadows. You may even catch a glimpse of some of the rare wildlife that calls this area home, such as the endangered langur monkey.

Once you reach the top of Angel Eye Mountain, you’ll be surprise with a sight that will take your breath away. From here, you can see for miles around, with rolling hills, lush valleys, and pristine lakes stretching out as far as the eye can see. It’s the perfect place to relax, meditate, or simply soak in the beauty of nature.

2. Doi Co Chay – Vinh Quy

Vinh Quy, a natural wonder in the heart of Cao Bang, Vietnam. This stunning geological formation is made up of towering limestone pillars and majestic waterfalls, creating a truly mesmerizing sight.

As you hike through Doi Co Chay – Vinh Quy, you’ll feel like you’re entering a magical world. The towering pillars create a maze-like landscape, with narrow passages and hidden pockets. The waterfalls that cascade down the cliffs add an extra touch of magic, with crystal clear pools of water perfect for a refreshing dip.

But Doi Co Chay – Vinh Quy is more than just a beautiful natural landscape – it’s also a place of spiritual significance. The local Hmong people believe that the pillars are the dwelling place of the spirits, and visitors can see evidence of their reverence in the form of small altars and offerings left at the base of the pillars.

3. Ban Gioc Waterfall

This breathtaking waterfall is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling through Northern Vietnam. When approaching Ban Gioc Waterfall, the roar of the cascading water becomes louder and louder, building up the anticipation for the incredible sight that awaits you. And when you finally arrive, you’ll be left speechless by the sheer size and beauty of this magnificent waterfall. Ban Gioc is the fourth-largest waterfall along a national border in the world, spanning an impressive 300 meters across and dropping 30 meters down into a picturesque pool below. The sound of the rushing water, the mist in the air, and the stunning scenery make for an unforgettable experience.

4. Some restaurants in Cao Bang

  • Pedro’s Pizza
  • Toc Cafe
  • Moc Quan Restaurant
  • Anh Tuan
  • Com Thu

5. Some famous hotels

  • Muong Thanh Luxury
  • Homestay Pac Bo Cao Bang
  • Lan’s Home
  • Nguom Ngao Ban Gioc Homestay
  • La Maison Boutique Hotel

 

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