Ba Be Guide Book Attraction: There are different activities to do when you go and visit Ba Be but what activities you’ll enjoy depends on what your interests are. If Ba be is one of the 8 national park found in Vietnam. The name Ba Be you are a outdoorsman person you would enjoy a hike up to the means “three lakes” in Vietnamese because the lake is joined to- mountains that have some amazing views of the forest and the lake gether by smaller lakes called the Pe Lam, Pe Lu and Pe Leng lake to that you can take pictures of and along the way is also a large cave form one huge lake. It is a place located in the eastern part of Viet- that is nice to explore or you can take a lake tour of the Ba Be lake nam and is in the Bac Kan Province. Near the Ba Be Lake, you can and see the fairy pond too. There is also a activity that has you see the Ba Be national park. The region is surround by high cliffs all planting rice in a rice field located near a small village or go fishing around which are made by limestone and also surrounded by ever- near the Ba Be lake. There is also a cooking class if you are inter- green forests. It is about 250 miles away from Hanoi and takes about ested in cooking. You can also visit a bat cave that is found on a 8 hours to reach it by bus. lake and is home to hundreds of bats. If you are interested with meeting and interacting with the locals that live in Ba Be, then you History: would be more interested in visiting a kindergarten and playing with Ba Be have three different villages living there. The villages are called the kids there, visit a middle school to play with them and paint their fence or a home visit the Tay, Dao or Mong village. They are the locals of Ba Be and have been living there for generation. The people there have been living Things To Know off the land by learning from their ancestor on how they survive. The When visiting Ba Be, there are a few things you should know. One people there live off the land by fishing off the Ba Be lake and eating it things you should remember is that it is very cold in Ba Be than in or selling it to the market people to get more money so they can pur- Vietnam, especially at night so remember to bring some sweaters chase more equipment to fish . They also farm like rice planting for and warm clothes before coming to Ba Be. Another thing to remem- food or to get money. The people also have a Chinese like culture ber is to bring some boots if you’re going to the rice field since it’s and worship their ancestor for good luck and prosperity. The Ba Be muddy, old clothes if you are going to paint the fence when visiting national park was made in 1992 which includes an information center, the middle schoolers and some sports clothes if you intended to guest house, a lake management station and an ecological research play with the children in the kindergarten or the middle schoolers. station created in 2004 Accommodation One of the accommodations found in Ba be is a guest house that is about a 5 minute bus ride to the Ba Be Lake. The rooms found there aren’t a 5 star hotel you would normally find but it is suitable to stay in for the time spent on Ba Be. The rooms have 2 beds and one bath- room that has a shower and a heater for it. Food is provided there and they cook traditional Vietnamese food like spring rolls, rice, chicken and vegetables in a canteen found in front of the guest house. There is also a soccer pitch near the resort if you feel like playing soccer or any other sports while staying there and a swimming pool if you feel like cooling off.