The ideal trekking places in Vietnam
Trekking is no longer a strange activity for young people, especially those who love exploration and adventure. With mountainous terrain, Vietnam has many suitable spots for trekking activities, not only giving you the opportunity to challenge yourself but also immerse yourself in the beautiful natural scenery. Join Vinlove for beautiful trekking places in Vietnam right below.
1. What is Trekking?
Trekking is a tourist activity in which trekkers (also known as trekkers) have hiking/hiking trips for several days, crossing roads with all kinds of terrain to reach areas. remote areas from the center, mostly mountainous areas, where much interaction with the natural world. Trekkers have only one means of transportation, which is their feet. Having to move in areas with difficult terrain, under the direct impact of weather and nature with only your feet, this type of tourism is highly adventurous, suitable for those who want to challenge. self.
Trekkers have only one means of transportation, which is their feet. Image: Collectibles
The length of each trekking trip is long or short decided by the participants, which can range from a few days and sometimes up to a whole year. The level of the adventure of the trip also depends on many factors including the careful preparation of the participants.
2. Trekking need to prepare what?
When trekking, priority should be given to choosing light clothes, with good elasticity, sweat absorption, quick perspiration, sunscreen, and deodorant features. Sports shoes (or hiking boots) have good grip, good traction, are comfortable for the foot and do not constrict, have soft lining and elasticity to reduce the risk of foot blisters due to a lot of movement.
Choose the right trekking outfit. Image: Collectibles
2.2. Water and food
Depending on the terrain and conditions, the time of trekking, you prepare the right amount of water and food yourself. Food often used when trekking is dry food, canned food such as dry food, bread, sausage, instant noodles … or confectionery supplement energy, easy to store.
2.3. Medicines and medical equipment
Do not forget to bring common medical supplies such as: personal tape, gauze, medical tape, disinfecting wet tissue, tweezers, small scissors, antibacterial ointment, etc. Medicines such as headache medicine, colic, antipyretic, anti-mosquito, anti-squeezing,…
You should choose a backpack that is the right size and suitable for your body. Avoid carrying a backpack that is too wide, leading to cramming a lot of unnecessary items during a climbing or trekking trip, making you easily exhausted. The backpack should have a back support bar, a waist belt, a chest belt, and many compartments so that it can hold a lot of stuff and is easy to find when needed.
Choose the right ball for your body type. Image: Collectibles
2.5. Other items
- Survival kit: water purifier, fire maker, compass, survival whistle, survival bracelet, flashlight, multi-purpose knife
- Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, gloves, sun protection sleeves. Convenient set of raincoats, nylon bags to cover backpacks, electronics in case of rain.
- Fully charge the phone battery, power bank, camera, dash cam to record experiences
3. Northern trekking location
3.1. Trekking Fansipan
Fansipan is one of the Sapa trekking spots that “exploration-loving team” should not be missed. Fansipan belongs to Hoang Lien Son mountain range, 9km southwest of Sapa town. With an altitude of 3,143m above sea level, Fansipan is not only the highest mountain in Vietnam but also the highest mountain in the three Indochina countries.
Trekking Fansipan. Image: Collectibles
Normally, it takes about 2-3 days to climb Fansipan mountain and return. However, for those who are physically fit and well versed in the terrain, they can complete the Fansipan climb within 1 day. On this journey, you go deep in the Hoang Lien Son National Reserve, a journey where you can see the colorful rhododendron flowers, see the clouds around, and burst with happiness when conquering the top. of Indochina.
3.2. Trekking Lao Than
Lao Than (Lao Cai) is fairly simple trekking with a difficulty of only about 4/10, the way to the top is mainly low grass hills, gentle trails. Therefore, conquering Lao Than is something that almost anyone can do. With a 2 day 1 night itinerary, you can leisurely walk around and see nature without worrying about being exhausted. The landscape in Lao Than is mainly empty hills with a 360-degree view, you will be able to see cornfields, terraced fields, and the vast sky that you cannot see in the city.
Trekking Lao Than. Image: Collectibles
3.3. Trekking Ta Xua
Ta Xua peak is 2,865m high in Ban Cong – Tram Tau – Yen Bai is a trekking spot near Hanoi chosen by many trekkers. This mountain has become a legend among displaced people because of its peaks rising from the sea of clouds, giant turtle heads reaching out over the cliffs and undulating ridges like the spines of dinosaurs. Conquering Ta Xua is not easy for those who are not used to trekking. The road to Ta Xua mountain range starts from Ta Xua village, about 7km from the district center, and there is only one unique dirt road to the highest peak with a very steep slope, accompanied by undulating rocks. dusty sand, long and high slopes, a half-meter trail right at the ridge overlooking the deep abyss, …
Trekking Ta Xua. Image: Collectibles
3.4. Trekking Bach Moc Luong Tu
Bach Moc Peak with an altitude of 3046m is the fourth highest mountain of Vietnam, the natural boundary of the two provinces of Lai Chau and Lao Cai. And it is also one of the beautiful places to hunt for clouds of the displaced community. The distance from the foot of the mountain to the top is about 30km long, through many different terrains such as bare hills, bamboo forests, big wooden forests, dwarf bamboo forests to moss-covered cliffs, average climbing time. out in 2-4 days.
Trekking Bach Moc Luong Tu. Image: Collectibles
To climb Bach Moc Luong Tu, you can choose one of two routes: starting from Den Sung village, Sin Suoi Ho commune, Phong Tho district, Lai Chau, or starting from Ky Quan San village, Sang Ma Sao commune. , Bat Xat district, Lao Cai. An interesting point is that the two slopes of the Hoang Lien Son mountain range are influenced by two different climates: the Lai Chau side is influenced by the southwest wind from Laos, while the Lao Cai side is influenced by the East wind. North blowing from China. So if you go and return by two different routes, you will have the opportunity to experience two different scenes from the terrain to the vegetation.
3.5. Trekking Desperately
Located at an altitude of 2913m, Lung Cung peak is named after a village located deep in the most rugged mountains in Nam Co commune, Mu Cang Chai district, Yen Bai. This is a remote and difficult-to-access commune, not to mention the climbing road, the road from the city to here must also pass through the pass, through the bumpy and difficult mountain.
Trekking Lang Cung. Image: Collectibles
Your Lung Cung trekking will take about 2 days and 1 night in the forest to reach the top and down the mountain. This road will surely welcome you by the beautiful natural scenery, immense grass hills, tall green pine trees, sky background mixed with white cotton, clouds hugging Lung Cung peak creating an attractive picture. soul.
3.6. Trekking Chieu Lau Thi
Chieu Lau Thi or Kieu Dou Ti located in Tan Minh and Chien Thang hamlets, Ho Thau commune, Hoang Su Phi district, is the second-highest mountain of Ha Giang (2,402 m) located in the Tay Con Linh range, becoming a point Ha Giang trekking is loved by many trekkers.
Trekking Chieu Lau Thi. Image: Collectibles
To conquer Chieu Lau Thi peak, it takes you more than 3 hours because the terrain is quite complicated, no different from Fansipan of Lao Cai. If you conquer this mountain in the summer, the weather is as cool as the autumn weather, the scenery is like spring, and in the winter, it is extremely cold. Along the way up the mountain, you can see primeval old forests with rich flora, especially with many rare species of trees such as Song Quan Su tree, Shan Tuyet tea tree, tinsel tree…
3.7. Trekking Cat Ba
Cat Ba National Park is located in Cat Hai district, under the management of Hai Phong City People’s Committee. With a total area of more than 17 million hectares, the national park is considered the most important biosphere reserve of both Vietnam and the world.
Trekking Cat Ba. Image: Collectibles
Cat Ba National Park has mysterious natural beauty, especially with many different ecosystems in the “basin” of the forest: an evergreen forest ecosystem on limestone mountains, flooded forests on high mountains, flooded forests. The salty cave system is home to bats. Going deep into the forest, you will witness firsthand the changes in the weather, from chilly to foggy. The roads here connect in many terrains: from the bamboo forest that is taller than the head to the sharp cat-eared cliffs, the green field of guava leaves.
4. Central trekking location
4.1. Trekking Bach Ma
Bach Ma National Park is a national park in Thua Thien-Hue province, 40 km from Hue city with an area of 37 487 hectares. The garden has high biodiversity. Plants here include 2147 species, including some rare and valuable species such as fake eucalyptus, agarwood.
Trekking Bach Ma. Image: Collectibles
To get to the top, you have to walk 17km, but the road is quite convenient, mainly made of concrete. The way up is quite steep so it is easy to lose your strength, but when going with many people who can laugh together, it is much better.
4.2. Trekking Sound I
Trekking Quang Binh definitely cannot be missed Hang En, nestled in the population of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, known as the 3rd largest cave in the world.
Trekking Hang En. Image: Collectibles
En cave has a length of more than 1.6km, the ceiling is up to 100m high and the widest place in the cave is 170m. Outside Hang En, there are 3 cave doors, of which 1 is often chosen by many people to go inside. Setting foot inside Hang En, you will admire the stalactites or stalagmites with beautiful shapes. In En cave, there are also two clear blue lakes, one cold, one warm, suitable for you to soak and enjoy the feeling of being in nature. The ceiling of the cave is the residence of thousands of swallows when summer comes. This is also the reason why this place is called En cave.
4.3. Trekking Tu Lan
Tu Lan is a cave in Tan Hoa village, Minh Hoa district, Quang Binh province, about 70km northwest of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. Tu Lan was just discovered in 2009, including 10 large and small caves, including Hung Ton cave discovered in 1992 and 9 other caves discovered in recent years.
Trekking Tu Lan. Image: Collectibles
The journey of the trip is about 18km both going and back, including 2km swimming in the cave and in the stream; more than 3.5km of cave exploration; nearly 7km of field roads, valleys and so many mountain slopes. To fully explore these wonderful destinations, I recommend going 3 days 2 nights. Journey to explore Tu Lan Cave 3 days 2 nights you will explore the most beautiful caves such as Mouse Cave, Kim Cave, Hung Ton Cave, Ken Cave, Song Oxalis Cave, Tien 1 Cave, Tien 2 Cave, Secret Cave … as well as having more interesting experiences about the lives of the people here.
4.4. Trekking the East Pole
Mui Doi, belonging to Hon Gom peninsula, Van Ninh, Khanh Hoa is the easternmost point on the mainland of Vietnam, where the sunrise is 4 seconds earlier than Dai Lanh cape (Phu Yen).
Trekking the East Pole. Image: Collectibles
Normally, the journey to find the first sun to rise at the East Pole would be complete in one day. If you want to fully enjoy the moment when the sunrise dyes the sea pink, you should camp and sleep here for one night. The road to conquer the East Pole is less than 20km, but full of challenges, it is not easy. To get to the right pole, you will have to overcome one more challenge that is jumping from Bai Rang to Mui Doi, the distance from Bai Rang to Mui Do is only a few hundred meters, but the travel time will take about 1 hour. . Cleverly wriggling between the craggy cliffs, the easternmost point of Vietnam will appear before your eyes.
4.5. Trekking Ta Giang
Ta Giang steppe belongs to the administrative territory of Thanh Son commune, Khanh Son district, Khanh Hoa province, located in a small village of the mountainous area and it is also bordered with Phuoc Binh National Park of Ninh Thuan.
Trekking Ta Giang. Image: Collectibles
The total journey of the Ta Giang trekking route will fluctuate about 30km including the way back and forth. You should move to Ta Giang Village early in the morning so that when you stop at the campsite, you will also have time to admire the sunset. Ta Giang steppe trekking route is commented by many trekkers as easy to go. You only need about 1-2 days to conquer all the trails leading to the campsite.
4.6. Trekking 8 fairies
8 fairies is an 18km long trekking route stretching from Ninh Thuan to Khanh Hoa. This route is named 8 Fairy because the whole way will take you through 8 beautiful beaches located in the territory of 2 provinces of Ninh Thuan and Khanh Hoa, including Thung beach, Nuoc Ngot beach, Cha La beach, and Nha Trang beach. Binh Tien beach, Ba Bong beach, Tom beach, Con beach and Banana beach. The sunny and windy scenery combined between the sea and the forest has created a very special attraction for this route.
Trekking 8 Fairies. Image: Collectibles
4.7. Trekking Ta Nang
Ta Nang is the name of a commune in Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province. This is the trekking route chosen by backpackers and backpackers to explore and conquer the most. Because the terrain here is mainly green pine forest, you will be free to admire the picture of the wild, magnificent, spectacular, and also very lyrical and poetic natural landscape. The terrain in the Ta Nang trekking route is also a great challenge for you to experience yourself when the rolling hills and mountains follow one another, the steep zigzag and long steep slopes, from this slope to the mountain. another slope.
Trekking Ta Nang. Image: Collectibles
If you have enough time and health, you can trek Ta Nang road connecting with Phan Dung – one of the most beautiful forest roads in Vietnam, crossing 3 provinces of Lam Dong, Ninh Thuan and ending in Binh Thuan. . This trekking route is 51km long and is located at an altitude of 1000m, descending to 500m above sea level.
4.8. Trekking Daping Mountain
Dai Binh Mountain is known as the roof of Bao Loc, has a rather large area of nearly 5000ha, 1000m above sea level. When standing on the top of Dai Binh, you can fully capture the poetic and gentle beauty of Bao Loc city.
Trekking Dai Binh mountain. Image: Collectibles
Dai Binh Mountain is a gentle trek about 5 km long, crossing green hills with tea and coffee gardens. This bow is for those who are just starting out in trekking or for the whole family to exercise together. Hunting clouds on Dai Binh mountain gives you an unforgettable experience when the sea of clouds soon appears in front of your eyes, so close that you can touch it when the sunset falls, you will be able to see Bao Loc city, Bao Lam with beautiful scenery. million twinkling lights.
4.9. Trekking Mount God
Nui Chua National Park is located in Ninh Hai district, Ninh Thuan province. All three sides of the Nui Chua area are bordered by the sea, the North is the lower part of Cam Ranh Bay in Cam Lap commune, the East and South is the East Sea, the South is Dam Nai.
Trekking Lord mountain. Image: Collectibles
Chua mountain has a height of more than 1,000m, but the way to conquer this mountain is not easy, you need to cross 6 different peaks: a mountain of God and grandchildren, a mountain of God, a mountain of God, a mountain of God you, the mountain of the wife, the mountain of the husband. The highest peak is Co Tuy with an altitude of 1,039m. The trekking journey of Nui Chua is quite difficult because of the dry weather and the winding road. However, when you reach the top of the mountain, you will surely have to admire the natural scenery here.
5. Southern trekking location
5.1. Trekking Bu Gia Map
Bu Gia Map National Park is located in Bu Gia Map commune, Bu Gia Map district, Binh Phuoc province, with a total area of 25,926ha, divided into 3 main subdivisions: 18,163ha strict protection zone, restoration subdivision ecological area is 7,663ha, and the administrative service subdivision is 100ha.
Trekking Bu Gia Map. Image: Collectibles
Trekking Bu Gia Map, you will conquer the 15km – 20km long forest road in 2 days, from the flat road to the slope, sometimes wading streams, going through the waterfalls… form with 1026 species, belonging to 430 genera, 120 families, including some rare and precious species such as: Ba Ria rosewood, breast rose, redwood, agarwood, forest tea, black star, cedarwood, tiger skin orchid, sloth sloth , pigeons, needles, daffodils, a string of pearls… Along with beautiful mushrooms and forest orchids.
5.2. Trekking Ba Den mountain
Ba Den Mountain is located in Tay Ninh province, about 110 km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City, so this is a trekking place near Saigon that many trekkers choose at weekends. Ba Den Mountain consists of 3 mountain ranges: Heo mountain, Phung mountain and Ba Den mountain. Ba Den Peak is the highest with 986m – the highest mountain in the Southeast. There are many ways to conquer Ba Den peak such as climbing Duong Chua, climbing electric poles, climbing towards Mount Phung, etc.
Trekking Ba Den mountain. Image: Collectibles
5.3. Trekking Mai waterfall
Mai Waterfall is one of the waterfalls with the most pristine beauty in Dong Nai province. With its location deep in the vast primeval forest, Mai Waterfall is a very suitable trekking spot for those who always want to challenge themselves.
Trekking Mai waterfall. Image: Collectibles
Trekking Mai waterfall, you will be immersed in the clear blue atmosphere in the middle of thousands of thousands, immersed in the pure cool stream, enjoy delicious dishes made from wild meat, delight in recording beautiful moments inside Under the canopy of natural forest trees: Bang Lang, Sao Do, Golden Tram, Khnia…
5.4. Trekking Dinh mountain
About 80km from Ho Chi Minh City, Dinh Mountain is located in Tan Thanh district, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province. Dinh Mountain has an altitude of about 500m with lush dark green-covered forests and beautiful murmuring streams that bring a very poetic scene.
Going trekking Dinh mountain, people often choose the conquering point is La Ban peak. In fact, the top of the compass is a very large rock protruding on the mountain, the surrounding is very open, so it was used as a helipad in the past. The way to the top of the compass also has a trail. Around Dinh Mountain, there are many beautiful and unique temples such as Hang Pagoda, Tay Phuong Pagoda, Dai Tong Lam Pagoda and many other famous historical sites such as: Bung Lung base, Mai cave, Wire Bi cave, cave, etc. To, Ong Trong cave,…
Trekking Dinh mountain. Image: Collectibles
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