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Vietnam Top 10 Hiking Destinations

Posted by lotramar on 6/5/2009 at 17:18

Posted from within Vietnam.

Trekking in Vietnam is one of the prime attractions for those looking for active adventure holidays in Vietnam. Apart from the sheer thrill factor of exploring the many untouched territories and marveling at the wonderful beauty herein, these Vietnam treks will also familiarize you with the indigenous flora and fauna of the country. Here is our guide to the top ten destinations for trekking and hiking in Vietnam:

Sapa : Sapa is one of the most enchanting of the Vietnam popular destinations. It is situated among the greenery of the high Tonkinese Alps. The mountain terrain with magnificent scenery and rich nature, cool climate and colorful cultures of the ethnic minority peoples make Sapa and surrounding area a superb place for trekking.

Pu Luong Nature Reserve: Pu Luong in Thai language is the word for mountain and Pù Luông is not only the highest mountain of this Nature Reserve, but of the entire province Thanh Hoa. A place of outstanding beauty, blessed with rich forest, limestone panoramas, magnificent rice terraces and romantic villages nestled in the landscape.

Mai Chau valley: Located just about 130 km far from Ha Noi, Mai Chau is a favorite destination of many tourists.

Cao Bang: Located in the northern of Viet Bac region, Cao Bang is blessed the tourism potential richness such as spread superb mountains, forests, rivers, streams and many wild and raw natural features.

Ha Giang: Ha Giang has many of village where is quite wild and keeping almost intact cultures has not been through away by trade storm such as Tay people’s Tha, Tien Thang mountain village about 5 km far from Ha Giang city, LoLo people’s Sang Pang A mountain village in Meo Vac town…Foreign tourists especially like nature beautiful sceneries in Xin Man district and interesting natural forests which has many kinds of valuable woods.

Cat Ba National Park: is converged by forest and sea. Forest and sea are combined together to make the unique beauty.

Ba Be lake: Ba Be is Vietnam’s largest natural lake and is now the centerpiece of an extensive National Park. The park and the surrounding area is limestone country, so lakes, waterfalls, caves and unusual rock formations abound. The whole area is richly forested and home to many ethnic minority communities.

Cuc Phuong National Park: Typically tropical with an area of 7 hectare. This is a forest of limestone mountainous region with a lot of caves. There are also relics of approving that people had used from 12.500 years ago.

Nam Cat Tien: is a national forest which located in three provinces Dong Nai, Lam Dong and Binh Thuan, has many rich and attractive botanic and animals, is protected by the most strict methods.NCT has many kinds of millions years trees with more than 30m diameter. Stream, waterfall and mountain system is very gigantic and attracting…

KonTum and central highland: Arriving Kon Tum, we can visit a lot of Central highland’s mountain and forest’s beautiful sceneries such as Ngoc Linh mountain, Chu Mon Ray, Sa Thay wild forest, Dak Tre tourism region in Kon Plong district, hot water stream Dak To.

#1 lotramar has been a member since 25/4/2009. Posts: 5

Posted by brucemoon on 7/5/2009 at 07:51


The words you use appear to be similar to that written in the Vietnam Gov't tourist 'handbook'.

I suppose you are wanting people to come and book through you - or your travel agency.


#2 brucemoon has been a member since 27/12/2008. Location: Australia. Posts: 1,941

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