Cao Bang has mountains, forests, rivers, stretching majestic streams. The nature still has many pristine and primitive features.
Ban Gioc waterfall and Nguom Ngao cave in Trung Khanh district are a beautiful landscapes. The waterfall is located on the flow of the Que Son River. It is praised as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the region and in the world. Nguom Ngao Cave (translated by the local language is tiger cave) is a world of natural stalactites consisting of thousands of different cubes, including rice dunes, yellow dunes, silver dunes, elephant pictures, dragons, tigers, clouds, the trees, the flowers, the birds, the underground streams. It has formed an attractive tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the country and abroad.
Cao Bang is a land with a long revolutionary tradition and a source of the Vietnamese revolution. Typical as Pac Bo revolutionary historic site, belonging to Truong Ha commune, Ha Quang district. Here President Ho Chi Minh set foot on the country, lived and worked, leading the Vietnamese revolution to gain national independence from 1941 to 1945.
Cao Bang is a land of many ethnic groups, but the majority is Tay (about 42%), Nung (35%), the rest are Dao, H'Mong, Kinh ... So, traveling Cao Bang You will have the opportunity to get acquainted and learn more about the unique traditional cultural heritage of the Tay and Nung people here. The Tày people have a very special culture expressed in the songs of Lèo, Then singing ... The Nung people living in intertwining with the Tày people also have their own cultural points. The Nung often fan dance, towel dance, stamen tree and juctong copper rattle.
VietCam Holidays is happy to recommend the most interesting places to visit as well as the most delicious dishes to enjoy in Caobang Province.
Ban Giooc Waterfall
Ban Giooc waterfall is the fourth largest waterfall in the world, on the border of countries (After Iguazu Falls between Brazil - Argentina, Victoria Falls is between Zambia - Zimbabwe; and Niagara Falls between Canada and the United States). Ban Giooc Waterfall is the largest natural waterfall in Southeast Asia.
Ban Gioc Waterfall viewing from the bottom of the falls, the falls on the left and the western half of the right waterfall are under Vietnamese sovereignty in Dam Thuy commune, Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province; The eastern half of the right falls belongs to Chinese sovereignty in Duc Thien village, Thac Long town, Dai Tan district, Sung Ta city of the Guangxi Zhuang Region. The waterfall is about 20 km northeast of Trung Khanh district.
Ban Gioc Waterfall is located on the flow of the Que Son River. This river originates from China, flows toward the border of the two countries and then enters Vietnamese territory at Po Peo in Ngoc Khe commune, Trung Khanh district. The river bed there suddenly dropped to about 35 m, forming Ban Gioc waterfall. After pouring into the foot of the waterfall, the river turned completely into Chinese territory.
At the foot of the falls is a wide river surface with two greenswards and forest on the sides. About 5 km from the waterfall is Nguom Ngao cave, 3 km long.
In the middle of the falls is the Vietnam-China border marker. This milestone was determined through a treaty on the border between the two countries in 1999. The milestone 53 was built by France – Qing in 1887 treaty.
Nguom Ngao Cave
Nguom Ngao Cave is located in Gun village, Dam Thuy commune, Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province just 3km from Ban Giooc waterfall. The cave has a length of over 2000m and consists of three main gates, Nguom Ngao, Nguom Lom and Ban Thuon. The name of the cave is named after the Tay language, "ngom" is a cave, "ngao" is tiger, "ngom ngao" means tiger cave. This is one of the very famous Cao Bang tourist destinations that attracts thousands of visitors.
Going deep inside, you will be overwhelmed by its fanciful and impressive appearance, stalactites with many glittering, golden shapes. The stalactites rising from the bottom or from the top drop down to create extremely lively and interesting landscape.
Thang Hen Lake
Thang Hen Lake is located on a mountain with an altitude of thousands of meters above the sea level, located in Quoc Toan commune, Tra Linh district, Cao Bang province. The lake is from 100m to 300m wide, from 500m to 1,000m long. This is also one of the attractive tourist destinations Cao Bang that you cannot miss.
Nestled in the heart of the mountain, surrounded by lush green forest trees. Upstream of the lake is a large cave, water flowing from water cave day and night. It is a miracle that the water in the lake always keeps poetic jade green. Although in the flood season, the other lakes turn red, the Thang Hen lake water retains its own green beauty.
Pac Bo Relic-Lenin Stream
Pac Bo relic is a special national revolutionary historical site of Vietnam, belonging to Pac Bo village, Truong Ha commune, Ha Quang district, Cao Bang province, 55 km north of Cao Bang city. This is also a tourist destination in Cao Bang that many tourists are interested in. This place Uncle Ho used to work and directly lead the revolutionary struggle of our people. You can visit the relics in the historic complex of Pac Bo such as: Uncle Ho memorial house, Coc Bo cave - where Uncle Ho lived and worked, Lung Lan cave, Nguom Vai cave, Bo Bam cave , Co Rac beach, Mr. Ly Quoc Gun's floor, Khuoi Nam shack, Mr. La Thanh's floor, Cac Mo mountain, Nam stream, stone table where the revolutionary discussions took place, Lenin stream,…
Phat Tich Truc Lam Ban Giooc Pagoda
Truc Lam Ban Giooc Buddhist pagoda was built on Phia Nham mountain, Dam Thuy commune (Trung Khanh), about 500m from Ban Giooc waterfall. This is the first pagoda built in the northern border of the country. Truc Lam Ban Gioc Buddhist pagoda is also one of the important tourist destinations in Cao Bang province.
The pagoda was started on June 15, 2013 and was inaugurated on December 15, 2014.
The pagoda was built on the mountainside with all constructions such as: Tam Quan, the temple of the hero Nung Tri Cao, the tower of the statue of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, three treasures, the ancestor's house, the monastery, the car park.
The North is adjacent to the provincial road 211 and Ban Gioc waterfall; The south leaned on Mount Phia Nham; East: border with Ban Gioc Resort; the West borders Ban Gioc residential area.
The pagoda is planned to be built in the right space, the layout of a traditional Vietnamese temple, the main direction of the pagoda can see the whole view of Ban Gioc waterfall.
Phuc Sen Blacksmith Village
Phuc Sen commune has 10 villages with more than 400 households and more than 2,000 people, mostly Nung ethnic people with indigo colored clothes.
On the first floor, both forging workshop and corn storehouse ... just upstairs are separated by wooden trees and sawn wooden floors, the altar is in the middle of the house, surrounded by a stove, a reception place, where to sleep ... There are also many new spacious houses that are still built in the old architectural style.
Blacksmithing in Phuc Sen existed more than 1,000 years ago, in the form of hereditary to this day. There are currently about 150 family smiths, spread over 6 hamlets: Phia Chang above, Phia Chang below, Dau Co, Pac Rang, Tinh Dong and Lung Vai, forming the famous Phuc Sen forging village.
The special thing here is that the craftsmen only forge crafts, mainly based on their long experience, from choosing materials, how to temper steel to applying their own secrets to create products such as knives, scissors, hoes, sickles ... of good quality, trusted by working people.
Ma Phuc Pass
Ma Phuc pass is the boundary of Hoa An and Tra Linh districts, this is called the most beautiful pass on national highway 3 road from Phu Lo to Ta Nung border gate, 22 km from Cao Bang, Quoc Toan commune, Tra Linh district, Cao Bang province. To reach the top of this mountain pass, you must go through 7 rounds of slope. The narrow and winding pass road, this will surely be the favorite Cao Bang tourist destination for young people who like to conquer challenges.
Cao Bang Border Gate
There are 5 border gates in the province, namely: Ta Lung International Border Gate, Tra Linh Border Gate, Po Peo Border Gate, Ly Van Border Gate, Soc Giang Border Gate. In which Ta Lung international border gate is the most famous place.
Ta Lung border gate is an international border gate in Po Tap village, Ta Lung town, Phuc Hoa district, Cao Bang province. This is also the main border of the province. Ta Lung border gate is the end of national highway 3, followed by Thuy Khau bridge on Bac Vong river, connecting to Thuy Khau border gate in Guangxi province, China. At the border gate, there is also a Vietnam-China border landmark, so you can checkin this destination as well in your journey.
Seven Flavor Roasted Duck
7-flavor roasted duck is a specialty in Cao Bang. It is called roasted duck with 7 flavors because Cao Bang people have used 7 different spices to marinate duck meat. After roasting duck meat is chopped to disk, honey-yellow skin. The meat is firm and sweet, soft but not friable, nor chewy. Every time you have to eat slowly chewing to feel all the sweetness of honey with the fat of the oil, the deliciousness of the duck.
Inside each roast duck piece is a faint scent like young leaves, slightly bitter taste but the more you eat the meat the better it is. That's because 7 spices are taken from the duck's belly sauce. Many people who have tasted it have guessed that in these spices, there are many flavors such as the roots and leaves of the plants brought from the forest. Therefore, many people want to learn how to make roasted duck in Cao Bang, but they cannot get the flavor.
Banh Khao Cao Bang
Banh Khao is a delicious and very traditional cake of the Tay and Nung people. Come to Cao Bang to enjoy this delicious original cake.
Listening to all the methods of making Banh Khao, we can see, the method of making cakes is also really simple. But do not know that, the secret of the old Tay Nung is really the key to the success of this cake, from making dough to filling cake.
When finished, the cake is cut into rectangular shapes, big and small, depending on the maker, wrapped in blue, red, purple, yellow, white paper, which looks brilliant and beautiful. Banh Khao made delicious, good can be for a month. That is why people compare cakes as a kind of dry food of the Tay and Nung people.
Che Lam Cake
Cake made with roasted glutinous flour, roasted peanuts, ginger and malt. When you enjoy it, you can feel the sticky taste of glutinous rice flour, the sweetness of honey and the spiciness of ginger, the fleshiness of peanuts.
Sip a cup of hot tea with Lam tea cake and admire the nature of Cao Bang. All bring you a sense of calm, lightness and comfort than ever before.
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