For the adventure seekers, Vietnam is one place which is a must visit. It brings you the best trekking places where you can let go all your tensions. Trekking in Vietnam, you will see beautiful sceneries of mountains, caves, waterfalls, villages and ethnic minorities. In Vietnam, you can trek almost everywhere where are mountains. In the last article, we introduced you 6 amazing places for trekking in Vietnam. This week, Vietwind would like to give next 7 most attractive places for trekking in Vietnam that you shouldn’t miss.
7. Moc Chau
Situated 1050m high above the sea level, Moc Chau is well-known for poetic landscapes with endless grass fields, huge gardens of apricot trees and plum, immense tea plantations and various flowers. 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.Especially, if someday you wake up early in the morning in Moc Chau you will see a miraculous beauty of this highland.
Charming of Moc Chau
8. Chua Chan Mountain – Dong Nai Province
Chua Chan Mountain (Gia Lao Mountain or Gia Rai Mountain) is a charming famous landscape in Dong Nai Province: Chua Chan Mountain is the second highest mountain in the South region and the Mekong Delta, with an altitude of 836 meters above sea level.Chua Chan Mountain is a rather charming and potential tourist attraction although it is not very high in comparison with other mountains in Vietnam. It is famous for the imposing shape, beautiful natural
Chua Chan Mountain
Chua Chan Mountain is a rather charming and potential tourist attraction although it is not very high in comparison with other mountains in Vietnam. It is famous for the imposing shape, beautiful natural cave and majestic scenery. Also, it has high and sheer rocks and thick forest with thousands of plants and animals, waterfall pouring down all year round.
Especially, at an altitude of 600 meters, Chua Chan Mountain has a holy pagoda- Buu Quang Pagoda, which was built a long time ago. Every year, on the full moon days of the lunar January, April, and July or Tet holiday, large crowds of pilgrims travel to the Pagoda. Chua Chan Mountain has been chosen as a destination for trekking in Vietnam by lots of people.
9. Ba Ra Mountain – Binh Phuoc Province
Do you want a new destination for trekking in Vietnam? Ba Ra Mountain in Binh Phuoc Province is a good choice. It is known as the third highest mountain in the south of Vietnam, after Ba Den in Tay Ninh Province and Chua Chan in Dong Nai Province. Ba Ra Mountain is over 720 meters high. It lies in Phuoc Long Town, which is around 180 kilometers from HCMC and is easily accessible by road.
Ba Ra Mountain
While trekking, you will enjoy traveling on the snaking road with vast rubber plantations on both sides. You will take a 15-minute cable car ride to reach the height of 700 meters. However, it will be more fascinating to walk along the shady path and the steep stone stairway consisting of 1,767 steps leading to the top.
The beautiful path, over seven kilometers long, is under the shades of many different trees, most of them are bamboo. A walk would be a nice experience if you don’t mind having some workout. There are few short breaks during the climb. It will take you just around 30 minutes to ascend from Bang Lang Hill, where the stone staircase starts to the peak.
10. Cuc Phuong National Park
Cuc Phuong National Park is the oldest national park of Vietnam, with the area of 25,000 hectares. Therefore, it is an ideal place for trekking in Vietnam. This trekking place is 140 km far from South of Hanoi. The botanical richness of the forest is remarkable. It is the home of a large number of flora species and patches of primeval forest, embracing ancient trees with thick clusters of roots, parasitic plants and ligneous creepers.
Cuc Phuong National Park
Langur in Cuc Phuong National Park
11. Pu Luong (Phu Luong)
Pu Luong (or Phu Luong) is an area of outstanding splendor, high biodiversity value and cultural interest. It stretches from Mai Chau in the North to West to Cuc Phuong national park in the South East. This is one of the most favorite places for trekking in Vietnam because of rich forest, magnificent rice terraces, limestone panoramas and breathtaking scenery.
12. Cat Ba National Park
Cat Ba National Park is home to 32 types of mammal. Especially, there are 65 remaining golden-headed langurs, the world’s most endangered primate. There are some good hiking trails here, including a hard-core 18km route up to a mountain summit. It takes six hours to overcome the challenging 18km hiking trail in the park. This is not an easy walk and is much harder and more slippery after rain.
Cat Ba National Park
This is a paradise for those who love trekking in Vietnam and discovering ecosystem. Of the mammals present in the park, the more commonly seen include civets, deer, macaques and several species of squirrel, including the giant black squirrel. Seventy bird species have been spotted here, including hornbills, cuckoos and hawks. In addition, there are over a thousand species of plant have been recorded in the park, including 160 plants and 118 trees with medicinal value.
If you want to go on the difficult trails, it is recommended to hire a local guide. The local travel guide can show you many fascinating places that you will not find on the map. They also give more information about the trekking place. The best time for trekking in Vietnam is in the dry season from October to March. However, the weather may change rapidly. After reading this article, we hope you can find your favorite place for trekking in Vietnam.