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Cao Bang – Alternative Hiking in Northern Vietnam
With its karst mountain landscape, deep canyons, tiered rice terraces, and astounding waterfalls, Cao Bang is one of the best places to go on Vietnam trekking tours.
The Ban Gioc Waterfall, one of the most beautiful treks in the nation, is located in the Cao Bang region, deep in Northern Vietnam, close to the Chinese border. On a brief hiking excursion of North Vietnam, one of the most magnificent waterfalls in Southeast Asia, Ban Gioc, may be visited in less than a day.
Trekking Da Lat, Vietnam’s Highland Region
Da Lat, a French colonial resort town perched 1,500 meters above sea level in Vietnam’s southern central area, grew into a beloved city by both locals and foreigners. Da Lat is not the place to go if you are looking for Vietnam’s breathtaking karst beauty and endless beaches. Instead, you will discover a cool, refreshing climate, cascading waterfalls, a vibrant local culture, and infinite hiking routes here. Da Lat in Vietnam is the perfect playground for thrill-seekers; there are activities like trekking, rock climbing, camping, caving, and more. Da Lat is a lovely spot to spend a few days because it has preserved its small “touch of Europe” from its past as a colonial town.
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Sapa Vietnam Trekking
Sapa is a well-known vibrantly green northern paradise. People who want to broaden the cultural scope of their trip to Vietnam by spending a few days in the hills hiking to isolated communities are very interested in Sapa trekking trips from Hanoi.
Although Sapa (pardon the pun) is highly traveled, there are still a lot of routes and trails that give the impression that trekking North Vietnam is still a well-kept secret. There are numerous paths available in Sapa, Vietnam, with varied lengths, distances, and levels of difficulty, depending on how much time you want to spend trekking.
Jungle Trek in Vietnam’s Cat Tien National Park
Vietnam offers a variety of options for jungle trekking thanks to its 30 national parks that safeguard the diverse species and stunning marine, coastal, and inland terrain. Cat Tien National Park, South Vietnam’s own biodiversity treasure trove, is the perfect place to go hiking if you’re interested in doing so.
Visitors can view several threatened species in the wild at Cat Tien National Park, including gibbons, wild boars, and sambar deer. Cat Tien is the ideal getaway from the city’s bustle and is only 160 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City. Cat Tien offers you the chance to explore the uncommon flora and animals on an overnight journey from the southern city if you don’t want to spend several days walking through Vietnam’s forest.
Trekking Fansipan, Vietnam’s Tallest Mountain
At an astounding 3,143 meters, Mount Fansipan, sometimes known as the “Roof of Indochina,” is the highest mountain in Vietnam (10,312 feet). You can take an overnight train from Hanoi to reach the beginning of the various trails that lead to the peak of Fansipan, which is located in the northern highland province of Sapa.
The pride of the people, when you hike up Mount Fansipan, you can expect to see tranquil gardens, stunning pagodas, and amiable locals climbing or descending the mountain. Although the views are stunning from the summit, don’t anticipate being by yourself there. Mount Fansipan receives over 1,000 trekkers every day thanks to its cable car access and many “easier” routes.