The newly inaugurated four-star Saigon-Ban Gioc Resort in the northern upland province of Cao Bang boasts fine accommodations and a magnificent natural landscape.
First four-star hotel in Ban Gioc Waterfall area
Saigon-Ban Gioc Resort by Ban Gioc Waterfall, which is one of the most magnificent waterfalls in Asia, covers more than 31 hectares and is a four-star resort.
Its first-phase facilities that were put into use this week include bedrooms, the lounge, conference room with more than 200 seats and a restaurant serving European, Asian and local cuisines.
In the meantime, Saigontourist and its business partner will continue building 80 more guest rooms and other facilities such as tennis court, swimming pool, entertainment section, spa and camping site.
From the resort, guests can come to discover the magnificent Ban Gioc Waterfall, breathtaking Nguom Ngao Cave and peaceful border landscapes. In addition, they can also tour other places of interest in Cao Bang such as Pac Bo Cave, Lenin Spring, Thang Hen Lake, and the newly opened Truc Lam Ban Gioc Buddha Pagoda, as well as learn about life and culture of ethnic minority groups.
Tours of Ban Gioc Waterfall
Saigontourist offers tours of the northwestern region for guests at the newly opened four-star Saigon-Ban Gioc Resort. Tours depart from Hanoi and HCMC on Sundays. A four-day tour of Nguom Ngao Cave, Ban Gioc Waterfall, Pac Bo Cave and Ba Be Lake costs nearly VND4.6 million per guest.
The price of a six-day tour of Cao Bang-Nguom Ngao Cave-Ban Gioc Waterfall-Pac Bo-Ba Be Lake-Hanoi-Ha Long is VND6.75 million. This is a traditional tour arranged by the company and it has proven appealing to local and foreign customers as it enables them to watch the beauty of nature and explore the culture and history of the country. These tour prices do not include airfares.
Nguom Ngao Cave in a limestone mountain consists of numerous stalactites and stalagmites of various shapes and sizes.
Tourists also travel on a bamboo raft to watch Ban Gioc Waterfall and scenic spots along the Quay Son River.
When arriving in Bac Kan, tourists will go boating to experience the life of Tay and Nung ethnic people on both banks of the Nang River and visit Ba Be Lake, one of the world’s 100 most beautiful freshwater lakes, and stay overnight in Ba Be National Park.
Saigon-Ban Gioc Resort: Dam Thuy Commune, Trung Khanh District, Cao Bang Province. Tel: 0263 828 118.
Saigontourist Holding Company: 45 Le Thanh Ton St., Dist. 1, HCMC. Tel: 0912 984 279.