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    Best Places to trekking in the Northern Vietnam

    Coming to Vietnam, tourists are often mesmerized by the wildly beautiful nature of the country, from the yellow terraces in harvesting season. The most popular trekking, hiking types in in the Northe are jungle trekking, mountain hiking, countryside hitch-hiking, walking, and rambling adventures. Here is the list of the most famous trekking areas voted by both local and foreign travellers in the Northern Vietnam.

    1, Sapa

    Best Places to trekking in the Northern Vietnam

    Being a frontier town of Lao Cai Province in the Northwest region of the country, Sapa is considered the best trekking spot in Vietnam. At the height of 3143 meters, Mt. Fansipan of Lao Cai is the highest peak in Vietnam and the entire Indochina peninsula. Beside the mountainous terrain, Sapa is also place where several ethnic minorities like Hmong, Dao (Yao), Giay, Pho Lu, and Tay reside.

    In Sapa, has a wide range of trekking spots from easy to hard level. Tourists can choose the most suitable route depending on their skills and abilities. Tourists can spend a few hours walking to Ham Rong (Dragon Jaw) Mountain, wandering through tribal villages along the mountain sides such as Cat Cat or Lao Chai, Ta Van Village to Muong Hoa Valley, trekking to the Ta Phin Village, Bac (Silver) Waterfall or three days conquering Fansipan. On the way, you will see H’Mong and Dao villages where you can feel the hospitality of local ethnic people and discover many interesting facts about their ordinary life as well as culture and architecture.

    Best Places to trekking in the Northern Vietnam

    Some trekking routes in Sapa for your reference

    - Cat Cat and Y Linh Ho villages of Black H'mong people
    - Lao Chai and Ta Van villages of Black H'mong and Dzay people
    - Ma Tra and Ta Phin villages of Red Dzao people
    - Fanxipan mountain trek, the roof of Indochina at a height of over 3000m.

    2. Ha Giang
    Best Places to trekking in the Northern Vietnam

    Ha Giang is one of the most remote areas in Vietnam which is the home to many ethnic tribes. Ha Giang Tours become the best choice to discovery Vietnam natural.

    Best Places to trekking in the Northern Vietnam

    Trekking tours in Ha Giang province, will allow you stay with local people, trekking through terrace field, villages in most isolated area, no touristic, really exploring… Surely,  you will have lots of fun on a quality holiday that you will never forget.

    3.  Mai Chau
    Best Places to trekking in the Northern Vietnam

    135 km far from Hanoi, Mai Chau is a district of Hoa Binh province, in the northwest region of Vietnam. As seen from high above, the superb vista of Mai Chau is surrounded by a green valley and stilt houses of ethnic minority group. The two tribes, White Thai and black Thai, settle in this area and make up the largest ethnic population of the region.

    4. Moc Chau

    Best Places to trekking in the Northern Vietnam

    Moc Chau Highland situates 1050m high above the sea level. About 200 km to the North-west of Hanoi, this highland is 80km in length and 25km in width. The area covered by fields is about 1600 ha. In the time of Autumn until the end of spring, the vast grasslands appear in a dim fog creating beautiful landscapes at dawn. So it would be great if you and your loved ones trekking and exploring that area this.

    Best Places to trekking in the Northern Vietnam


    Specially, if someday you wake up early in the morning in Moc Chau you will see a miraculous beauty of this highland.

    5. Cuc Phuong National Park

    Established in 1962, Cuc Phuong is the oldest national park of Vietnam, with the area of 25,000 hectares and 140 km far from South of Hanoi. The botanical richness of the forest is remarkable as it is the home of a large number of flora species and patches of primeval forest, embracing ancient trees with thick clusters of roots, and parasitic plants and ligneous creepers.

    Best Places to trekking in the Northern Vietnam

    6. Pu Luong (Phu Luong)

    Pu Luong (or Phu Luong) Nature Reserve is an area of outstanding splendor, cultural interest and high biodiversity value, situated in Quan Hoa and Ba Thuoc District of Thanh Hoa Province. The reserve is located along two parallel mountain ridges, which stretch from northwest to southeast, and are divided by a central valley. The region is blessed with rich forest, limestone panoramas, magnificent rice terraces and breathtaking scenery.

    Best Places to trekking in the Northern Vietnam

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