Trekking is a form of adventure travel that participants walk to discover the forests, mountains and villages and carry luggage themselves. It costs them a lot of time and effort. Trekking trails are often wild but consist of many surprising and interesting things. The adventurous travelers are eager for trekking because this is a chance for them to take physical exercise and enjoy the wild nature. After that, we continue to introduce best trekking spots in Vietnam.
Sapa, Lao Cai
Located in Lao Cai, a province of the northwest region of Vietnam, Sapa is considered the best ideal trekking spot in Vietnam. In fact, this destination also attracts most trekkers in Vietnam. Muong Hoa valley, Lao Chai village, and Ta Van village are the best places for trekking in Sapa.
During the journey of trekking, you can admire the scenery of mountains, hills and poetic villages in the large space of Sapa and explore the unique indigenous cultures of ethnic groups such as H’Mong, Tay, Tai and Ha Nhi.
Apachai, Dien Bien
Apachai, a part of Xin Thau Commune, Muong Nhe district, Dien Bien province is the westernmost point of Vietnam and is located at the T-junction of Vietnam, Laos and China.
The landmark of Apachai is at an altitude of 1,400 meters and made of granite with a square pedestal facing three directions. Each face is carved the name of the country in the national language and national emblem of each nation.
The trekking path of Apachai was not as difficult to move as Fansipan but many trekkers lose their strength when having a trek. To conquer Apachai, depending on weather conditions, trekkers have to spend from 3 to 5 hours to climb up and down.
Cuc Phuong National Park
Cuc Phuong National Park is situated in three provinces of Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa. It is also an ideal place for trekking through the forest to discover the nature.
Cuc Phuong is the oldest national park in Vietnam. It was established in 1982 and has an area of 22,000 ha with rich flora and fauna bringing a lot of characteristics of a tropical rainforest. Quite a few species of plants and animals at the high risk of extinction are also preserved here.
Cuc Phuong National Park owns a number of beautiful limestone caves, some of which were relics thousands of years ago. Trekking in Cuc Phuong, visitors will get enjoyable experiences after going through the stretch of the forest.
Nam Cat Tien National Park
With numerous tortuous trails, Nam Cat Tien becomes an ideal trekking spot in the south of Vietnam.
Nam Cat Tien National Park belongs to three provinces of Dong Nai, Lam Dong and Binh Thuan. This national park has the most diverse ecosystem in the southern forests of Vietnam. There are many types of thousand-year-old ancient trees with a diameter of over 20 arms of adults. In addition, you can see primeval forests, rare animals such as rhinocero, crocodile swamp and ethnic villages.
If coming to Vietnam, you should not miss the opportunity to have a trek and explore various surprising things in the mountainous regions. To learn more about tourist destinations in Vietnam, please regularly visit the website.