If you love nature or want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Vivutravel suggests you some of the following destinations for interesting trekking trips in Vietnam,
1. Sapa in Lao Cai province
Sapa is beautiful and suitable for beginners. People can spend 1-3 days walking on the hillsides in Sa Pa, visiting ethnic villages of the Black H'Mong, Red Dao, Day, Tay and Xa Pho. If accompanied by local tour guide, they will provide more information about the people and culture through community activities. The trekking tour will start from Sapa - Cat Cat - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai - Ban Ho - Nam Toong - Nam Cang village along the beautiful Muong Hoa Valley. To plan a great trip, you can contact Vivutravel.
2. Bac Ha in Lao Cai province
Bac Ha is famous for the Sunday market when ethnic minorities from high mountains come to trade their home - made products and animals. However, if you love trekking, Bac Ha is also a destination for nature lovers and people who want to learn about local life, culture and tradition by trekking through their villages.
3. Climbing Fansipan Peak in Sapa
The highest peak in Vietnam and Indochina is nơ easy to get to teh summit by cable cars. But, conquering this mount by climbing is always an unforgettable experience. It will take 2-3 and even 4 days which depends on the route you want to go and the level from medium - hard - hardest.
4. Ba Be National Park in Bac Kan province
This peaceful and quiet place for all to saty away from crowds, trekking in Ba Be National Park is not difficult, but you need to book a local tour guide or book a tour package with Vivutravel to well prepare for the trip.
Ba Be lake is surrounded by limestone mountains, lakes, old forests. This is also an area inhabited mostly by the Tay minority and it will be interesting to stay overnight in a homestay at Bac Ngoi village.
5. Cat Ba National Park, Hai Phong
Cat Ba island is home to mountains, sea, forests, wild animals. The trip is quite leisurely if you only choose the 3 km trip to Viet Hai fishing village then climb up the "Navy peak". But you can also trek 10km from the gate of the national park to the fishing village of Viet Hai. After trekking, let's explore Lan Ha Bay. It is time for swimming, rock climbing and kayakking.
6. Cat Tien National Park in Dong Nai province
Cat Tien National Park in Dong Nai province is a tropical rainforest with biodiversity. The most popular tour is a half-day trekking in the jungle, but take more time to learn more about it as you will encounter many unique trees and species. Bau Sau is the most popular tourist destination in Cat Tien forest, an overnight stay with firsthand experience of seeing crocodiles living in the wild. Cat Tien is also a suitable trip for children as they can explore many things from nature.
7. Villages in Mai Chau, Hoa Binh province
May and October are beautiful time to visit Mai Chau and walk in the villages of the white Thai people, famous for their silk weaving activities. If you are fit enough, let's try trekking 18 km from Ban Lac to Xa Linh, the road is not difficult, but needs your patience. If you want to extend you trip here, Pu Luong is not far away and also a perfect destination.
8. Cao Bang
Cao Bang is one of the most beautiful destinations in the Northeast to enjoy picturesque sceneries and explore the ethnic community. The best places are Me Pia pass, Phong Nam village, Ngoc Con village, Phia Thap village, the one eye mount, Ban Gioc waterfall and Nguom Ngao cave. Vivutravel is expert in planning tours in Cao Bang.