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Trung Khanh, Cao Bang 22000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ban Gioc Waterfall is one of Vietnam’s most impressive natural sights. Located in the northeastern province of Cao Bang, the falls are 30 metres high and 300 metres across, making Ban Gioc the widest waterfall in the country. The falls occur on the Quay Son...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Ban Gioc in August 2018 and there was plenty of water flowing. Very impressive set of waterfalls. Take the boat ride out to the falls and be ready to get covered by the spray. I got there by motorcycle and the road from Cao...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The falls is located in a border area between Vietnam and China covering quite a big area with high speed of watering pouring down. Activities: rent traditional costume of Tay and Nung ethnic group and have some great photos; take photos with horses; go for...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The waterfall is magnificent during rainy season. The trip was planned with Mr. Linh Tour from Hanoi, and it was great with Long, a good driver and Nha, very knowledgeable as a tour guide.

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

A cool moment Not so incredible but à good moment in front of china border. Enjoy your time in this place.

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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We rented scooters and drove from Cao Bang to Ban Gioc Falls, combined with Nuong Ngao Cave which was surprisingly good too. The scenery on the way to Ban Gioc is just mind blowingly beautiful. We were lucky with the weather on this sunny day...More

1  Thank Jan R
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We went on a rainy day so the fall movement was really strong and makes the water kind of brownish, not as clear as the famous pictures you see of these falls. What’s amazing is that China is across the river and you could see...More

Thank Daaunhi N
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Enjoyed a swim near the waterfall & raft ride. You get quite wet on the raft from the spray. Other side of the river is China.

Thank Eric W
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

One of the biggest water fall located between 2 country border Viet nam and China. It is so breathtaking and gorgeous. We went to the in the rain season and the Ban Gioc waterfall had a lot of water. Standing in the road to look...More

Thank AlexHoang91
Reviewed July 9, 2018

There was plenty of water at the falls as I came to the right time. We took a boat trip to come closer to the falls for a better experience. Interestingly one side is China and the other side is Vietnam. Great opportunities for taking...More

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Response from phuong n | Reviewed this property |
I visited Ban Gioc Fall just early Sept 2018. The rice field is yellow right now as it is the harvest at the moment. And in late Dec, it is winter in the north of Vietnam and might be very cold (3-5oC), it is even... More
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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
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christie1981
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Response from phototraveler29 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think so. You can do it there and back in one day but I sincerely suggest you don't. Roads are mostly simple and primitively. Off any highway your average speed will be less than 30 mph. Be warned of nearby homestay... More
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