Market in Lang Son

Lang Son Market

Lang Son’s market area sprawls over about three blocks, just off P Tran Dang Ninh. It's a colourful and hectic place stuffed to the brim with hawkers and stalls selling produce, and plentiful food stalls.
Waterfall in Ban Gioc Waterfall & Nguom Ngao Cave

Ban Gioc Waterfall

Ban Gioc is the largest waterfall in the country, though not the highest. Its vertical drop is only around 30m, but it has an impressive 300m span; one side of the falls is in China, the other is in Vietnam. Water v…
Cave in Ban Gioc Waterfall & Nguom Ngao Cave

Nguom Ngao Cave

About 4km from Ban Gioc Waterfall, Nguom Ngao Cave is one of the most spectacular cave systems in Vietnam. Created by an underground river, it extends for several kilometres underground; villagers sheltered here dur…
Cave in Lang Son

Tam Thanh Cave

Tam Thanh Cave is vast and seductive. There’s an internal pool and natural ‘window’ offering a sweeping view of the surrounding rice fields. A few hundred metres up a stone staircase are the ruins of the Mac Dynasty…
Cave in Lang Son

Nhi Thanh Cave

The Ngoc Tuyen River flows through Nhi Thanh Cave, 700m beyond Tam Thanh Cave. The entrance has a series of carved poems written by the cave’s 18th-century discoverer, a soldier called Ngo Thi San. There’s also a ca…
Museum in Mong Cai & the Chinese Border

Uncle Ho Museum

This modest museum sits at the entrance to the Pac Bo area.
Monument in Cao Bang

War Memorial

There's not a whole load to do in Cao Bang town itself, but there are great 360-degree views from the town's hill-summit war memorial. Head up the second lane off Ð Pac Bo, go under the entrance to a primary school …
Historic Site in Mong Cai & the Chinese Border

Hang Pac Bo

After 30 years of exile, Ho Chi Minh re-entered Vietnam in January 1941 and took shelter in this small cave in one of the most remote regions of Vietnam, 3km from the Chinese border. The cave and surrounding area ar…