Lonely Planet travel site shared that if visitors combine a hiking or mountain climbing trip with a visit to a village, they will be able to escape the hustle and bustle and embrace the hospitality and culture. The uniqueness has put Vietnam on the tourist map.
Hiking cultural discovery from Sapa.These are quite easy trips with a length of only about 1-2 days. In Sapa, trips to Sin Chai, Cat Cat, Ban Ho and Y Linh Ho will take visitors away from the crowds and will be more legible. It is more realistic to stop overnight at a local homestay.Photo: Vietnamtravel.com
Walking to explore the village around Bac Ha.These are trips of moderate difficulty and can last from 1–3 days.Bac Ha still retains its wild charm and where the center moves for hiking to the villages of 11 ethnic groups, including the Mong Hoa, Dao, Giay, Han, Xa Fang, Lachi, Nung, Phula, Tay, Thai and Thulao.To really get a taste of local life, go with a local guide and spend the night in villages hidden in the emerald hills.And wherever you go, head back to Bac Ha at the weekend to experience the Sunday market in Bac Ha and the Saturday market in nearby Can Cau.Photo: itinari
Great climbing palace in Fansipan.At 3147m, Vietnam’s highest mountain is a big challenge as the road is rough and frequent rains make the path can be slippery.Guides are mandatory and reasonable in this rugged terrain.Most people hike for two or three days, camping at simple sites along the way to enjoy the roadside scenery.Photo: London Planet.
A trip to Ba Be National Park is considered the best way to escape the crowds.The verdant Ba Be National Park offers everything visitors want to experience in the highlands of Vietnam: limestone peaks looming in the middle of misty valleys, glacier-like lakes, and hidden jungles. species of birds, mammals and butterflies, and dozens of inhabited villages nearby such as the Tay, Dao and Mong communities.In addition to village life, visitors can immerse themselves in impressive waterfalls and zigzag cave systems, and stay overnight at tranquil homestays overlooking the lake.Photo: Babenationalpark.
Cat Ba National Park – the best island trip.The landscape in Cat Ba National Park is almost immaculately green, with layers of moss and sparkling green forests.Visitors can experience this vivid landscape during a hiking tour, which begins at the park headquarters in Trung Trang.While the hiking experience can be more comfortable, a hike is also suitable to explore the limestone peaks here, using the accompanying equipment.Photo: London Planet.
Cat Tien National Park is also a great place to experience mountain climbing in southern Vietnam. Cat Tien National Park covers an area of 72,000 hectares with very rich biodiversity.While there are elephants and leopards lurking among the foliage, visitors are more likely to spot primates such as gibbons, lorises and langurs along with reptiles, amphibians and countless other species. birds.The most convenient trip is to take a half-day hike from the central park area in search of yellow-cheeked gibbons or visit the Center for Endangered Primates in Fairy Island.Photo: London Planet.
Hiking to explore the villages in Mai Chau. Mai Chau is famous for its green rice paddies, about 135 km (84 miles) southwest of the capital. This is a beautiful terrain and easy to experience with many white Thai villages with famous products of colorful handmade textiles.To enjoy this area, visitors can try the 18 km walking route from Lac village to Xa Linh village with the assistance of a local guide.Photo: Vietnamtravel.com
Cao Bang is also a destination with many wild features for tourists.Nestled near the Chinese border in northeastern Vietnam, Cao Bang is home to communities that have hitherto been untouched by mass tourism.The main destinations for hikers are the hillside villages of the Tay, Nung, H’mong, Dao and Lolo, and markets that move from village to village on different days of the lunar month. .Most trips will last several days and guides will need to arrange overnight stays.Photo: vietnamdiscovery.com
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