5 famous trails for trekking Vietnam

Ta Nang – Phan Dung or Pha Luong Mountain are difficult roads for trekking Vietnam, requiring the conqueror to have experience and good health.

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Ta Nang – Phan Dung – Famous trails for trekking Vietnam

Ta Nang - Phan Dung is known as one of the most beautiful roads for trekking Vietnam
Ta Nang – Phan Dung is known as one of the most beautiful roads for trekking Vietnam

Ta Dung – Phan Dung pass is through hilly areas of three provinces of Lam Dong, Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan. Total length of trekking is about 55 – 60 km. At each times, this place brings a different beauty.

From April to September, the hills are covered with a green color then the dry grass season begins from October to March next year. This is a difficult road and also attracts the most number of conquerors.

Conquer this road is always the difficult challenge for any adventurer
Conquer this road is always the difficult challenge for any adventurer

Trekking to this mountain region requires not only physical strength but also survival skills and weather adaptation. Mountain terrain is very complex and varies, with distinct seasonal variations, especially in the rainy season. Journeys are often encouraged to follow the same group of experienced guide.

The journey usually takes about 3 days. To participate, you need to have good preparation for both survival skills and health. If it’s your first long trek, you can practice by jogging every day, combining on taking bag on shoulders around 7-10 kg.

Bau Sau – Nam Cat Tien – Famous trails for trekking Vietnam

Bau Sau is located in the core area of Nam Cat Tien National Park. This is a popular address for people who want to see the freshwater crocodile in nature. To get here, you have to cross the 15 km long section, of which 10 km have been upgraded and 5 km through the forest. The road is not difficult so anyone can join.

Trekking Vietnam - Bau Sau

On the road to Bau Sau, you will have the opportunity to explore diversified nature like ancient species, butterflies and birds … In Bau Sau, there are only 3 bedrooms so you need to contact in advance, or you can also set up tent inside the forest. The proper trekking time is during the dry season, from December to May. The rainy season at Bau Sau will also bring you many experiences, but the process of trekking will have many obstacles.

Paradise Cave, Quang Binh – Famous trails for trekking Vietnam

This is one of the most beautiful caves of Vietnam
This is one of the most beautiful caves of Vietnam

Although the road is only 7 km long, you need to have the full strength and toughness to wade through the underground river, rowing in the cave or climbing slippery slabs … The result after these adventures is that you will be able to admire the wonders of the stalactites and the sky where the light through. Itinerary can be done in day or 2 days and 1 night.

Cat Ba Forest – Famous trails for trekking Vietnam

Cat Ba Forest

Trekking through the forest at Cat Ba National Park, Hai Phong has two races to choose from. If you do not have good health, you can choose the road from the forest gate to Ao Ech with 4 km length. Otherwise, people who love to explore can choose to take the long way from Ao Ech through the crags with vines to find the fishing village of Viet Hai, this road is 7 km long.

Before trekking you have to confirm the information with the management board because this is a terrain with diversified terrain, so the experience in the forest should be strictly controlled. At some points inside there are many signage guide directions. Highlights of this road are the continuous topography variations, from the forest of high-above-the-head phyllostachys to the sharp cliffs, alternating between the green fields of piper lolot.

Pha Luong Peak – Famous trails for trekking Vietnam

The spectacular view from Pha Luong Peak is always the inspiration of adventurers to conquer
The spectacular view from Pha Luong Peak is always the inspiration of adventurers to conquer

Located about 40 km from Moc Chau (Son La), between Laos and Vietnam, Pha Luong peak is like the roof of this area. The zigzag road of about 10 km, filled with mud on a rainy day, is not a real problem as you approach the summit. To get to the top, you have to cross a vertical slope near one kilometer in cold weather and your body is tired of the previous stretch.

Pha Luong border station is a stopover point where take water, legal permission, and is a place for those who want to stay overnight. On the way to here, you will meet many H’Mong people living. Along with that is the majestic scenery of the Northwest forest that will make you fall in love with this place. This road is kind of hard trek for beginners.

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