Bao Lam Cao Bang

Bao Lam Cao Bang, a mountainous district of Cao Bang Province is located in the northeast region of Vietnam. The district covers an area of 902 km², and offers beautiful off the beaten path tours such as Cao Bang Bao Lam road trip, mountain hike, jungle trek, trekking homestay, mountain biking, community tour, charity, volunteer, educational travel...

Bao Lam Map


Bao Lam district is divided into 1 township and 13 communes including Pac Miau, Mong An, Thai Hoc, Thai Son, Nam Cao, Nam Quang, Tan Viet, Yen Tho, Quang Lam, Thach Lam, Ly Bon, Duc Hanh, Vinh Quang, and Vinh Phong.

Getting to Bao Lam Cao Bang

The best way to get to Bao Lam from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in and brought to Bao Lam. 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 Lam. 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 Lam is highly recommended. Traveling with a local guide is particularly important when you travel to an off the beaten path place like Bao Lam Vietnam.

Bao Lam weather

The geographical setting of Bao Lam 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.

Bao Lam trekking

One of the main draws to Northern Vietnam is the trekking in Bao Lam, Cao Bang province and the surrounding areas. Discover the jungles, mountains and hill tribes around Bao Lam on a hill tribe trek. Whether it is a single or multi day trek we have something to suit everybody. Maybe you just want to trek through the jungle or maybe you really want to get away from the crowds we have something to suit. We can combine most treks with other activities.

Bao Lam cycling

Lotussia Travel has been organizing bicycle tours in Bao Lam, Cao Bang province for years. We love cycling and want to show you that the best way to discover the north Vietnam is by bicycle. All our bike tours will be lead by our tour guides who are licensed by the VNAT (Vietnam National Administration of Tourism). They are experienced cyclists and have their own tips, nice stops, view points and local contacts in the villages. These are the real highlights of your trip.