Bao Lac Cao Bang, a mountainous district of Cao Bang Province is located in the northeast region of Vietnam. The district covers an area of 919 km², and offers best of north Vietnam off the beaten path tours such as Bao Lac road trip, mountain hike, jungle trek, trekking homestay, mountain biking, community tour, charity, volunteer, educational travel...
Bao Lac district is divided into 1 township and 17 communes including Bao Lac, Son Lo, Dinh Phung, Hung Dao, Huy Giap, Hong An, Xuan Truong, Khanh Xuan, Phan Thanh, Hong Tri, Co Ba, Bao Toan, Coc Pang, Thuong Ha, Hung Thinh, Son Lap, and Kim Cuc.
The best way to get to Bao Lac from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in and brought to Bao Lac. Those who are on budget can take a local bus to Cao Bang town, and from there either take another local bus or motor-taxi to get to Bao Lac. A bus from Lang Son on the China-Vietnam border take 4-5 hours. There are also buses from the neighboring provinces in northern Vietnam.
Taking a guided tour to Bao Lac is highly recommended. This is especially important when you travel to an off the beaten path place like Bao Lac Vietnam.
The geographical setting of Bao Lac is mostly mountainous, with land available for habitation thus being limited. The average temperature reported in the area is 22 °C (72 °F). Winter temperatures in some areas occasionally experience freezing conditions and some amount of snowfall.
The area of Bao Lac Cao Bang provides off the beaten track hiking tours. Hard trekking in Cao Bang, Bao Lac is available. Trekking on rocky trails, through primitive forest, and discover local rural hamlets along the trail.