After trekking through various areas with different harsh terrain and bringing with a big backpack, you will be rewarded with the breathtaking natural landscape. In addition to familiar Vietnamese trekking spots such as Apachai, Fansipan and Cuc Phuong, you can follow three new trekking routes in Vietnam including Ta Nang – Phan Dung, Ta Lien Son and Hang En, which are very attractive to trekkers from various regions.
Ta Nang – Phan Dung
The Ta Nang – Phan Dung trekking route through the three provinces of Lam Dong – Ninh Thuan – Binh Thuan attracts a lot of people who are interested in exploring the South Vietnam. Starting from Ta Nang commune or Da Quyn commune, Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province, you need about 3 days 2 nights to cross nearly 60 kilometers of going through the forest, climbing passes, crossing streams and moving from a height of 1,100 meters to 500 meters above sea level.
The most impressive sights are immense grass hills, rows of pine trees, fluffy clouds and picturesque scenery. The ending point of the journey is Phan Dung commune. Then, you can pick up a motorcycle taxi to move to Lien Huong intersection (Tuy Phong, Binh Thuan) and catch a passenger car to Ho Chi Minh City or other provinces.
Ta Lien Son
Ta Lien Son, also known as Co Trau mountain is located in Ta Leng commune, Tam Duong district, Lai Chau province. The mountain has an altitude of 2,993 meters and is surrounded by spectacular mountains along with a primitive forest vegetation.
To climb Ta Lien Son, you need 3 days 2 nights. You start to climb the mountain at noon of the first day. All the roads here are the tracks that the villagers usually go through to enter the forest. You can spend the night at the rock cave because almost no camp is set up along the road. It is necessary to find a flat stop accessing the water source before it gets dark. For the first day, you just only spend 3 or 4 hours climbing up to the height of 1,900 meters. For the second day, you will climb to the summit of 2.993 meters. If reaching the peak before 2:00 pm, you can return to the stop before the night falls. You will go down the mountain on the third day. As usual, you will get to the edge of the forest at noon and transfer to Sapa before sunset.
Recently, Son Doong, Tu Lan and Hang En have become familiar to travelers. Hang En is the third largest cave in the world with its rich and unique ecosystem. The adventure lovers who have not registered Son Doong tour can choose this place for trekking.
From Dong Hoi city, you follow the Ho Chi Minh highway to the west to reach km 35. The distance from km 35 to Hang En is about 8 kilometers. Along the road, there are many sloping stretches. You will go through Rao Thuong stream and Doong village, which is home to Van Kieu people and is located in the core area of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. Going deep into the cave, you can admire Rao Thuong spring that flows tortuously in the shape of S. In addition, you will observe numerous stalactites of different shapes or swallow nests.
If loving trekking, you should not miss these trekking spots in Vietnam. Besides, you can refer to Explore the Best Trekking Spots in Vietnam.