5 New Trekking Routes Attracting Backpackers

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After the trekking journey crossing the terrains with multiple fixtures on the back, you will be rewarded by the endless grandeur beauty of nature. The routes of Ta Nang – Phan Dung, Ta Lien mountain… are attracting many backpackers. 5 New Trekking Routes Attracting Backpackers

Ta Nang- Phan Dung

The trekking path going through the forest and through three provinces of Lam Dong – Ninh Thuan – Binh Thuan is attracting lovers of discovering in the south. Starting at Da Nang or Da Quyen commune, Duc Trong (Lam Dong), you need about 3 days and 2 nights to go through almost 60 kilometers through the jungle, climb the pass, go through streams, move from a height of 1,100m to 500 m above sea level.

5 New Trekking Routes Attracting Backpackers

The most impressive landscape here are the vast grassy hills, scattered green pines, cloudy sky in the distance, the spectacular but picturesque peaceful scenery. The end point of the journey is Phan Dung commune, here, you can catch the motor taxi to go to Lien Huong intersection (Tuy Phong, Binh Thuan) to catch buses moving to Ho Chi Minh city or other provinces.

Ta Lien mountain

Ta Lien Mountain (also known as Co Trau/ Buffalo’s Neck Mountain) is in Ta Leng commune, Tam Duong District, Lai Chau. The mountain has an elevation of 2,993 meters above sea level, spectacular mountain scenery with  primary forest vegetational cover.

5 New Trekking Routes Attracting Backpackers

According to backpackers, in order to conquer Lien Ta peak, you need 3 days and 2 nights. You start climbing at noon of the first day, the roads are completely trails that villagers use to walk into the jungle. You can stay overnight in a cave where local people going to the forests often rest because there is almost no camp or hut on the road. You should look for the flat spot near the water source to rest before the night falls. In Day 1, just after 3-4 hours climbing, you can reach the height of 1,900 m. In Day 2, you continue climbing to reach the peak of 2,993m. It is ideal to reach the top before 2pm so that you can go back the rest spot before dark. In Day 3, you go down the mountain, and can reach the edge of the forest at noon. After that, move to Sapa before the dusk.

Lao Than Mountain

5 New Trekking Routes Attracting Backpackers

Lao Than mountain, Y Ty commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province, is dubbed the rooftops of Y Ty, and is the ideal place to combine trekking and “hunting” clouds for 2 days one night. Moving to Y Ty, leaving you motorcycles in a large vegetable farm in the road to Phin Ho village (where is the former military airport in French colonial period), you can start the journey to conquer Lao Than mountain of 2800 m high. Remember to ask villagers to lead the way and bring enough dried food for the journey.

Lung Cung

5 New Trekking Routes Attracting Backpackers

Lung Cung peak is named after a village deep in the most rugged mountains in Nam Co commune, Mu Cang Chai district, Yen Bai. Climbing Lung Cung takes backpackers about 2 days and one night in the woods to get to the top and go down the mountain. You can climb from 3 different directions of Thao Chua Chai village, Lung Cung village or the Tu San village. The journey will pass through the primary forest with beautiful landscape, you will encounter the unique vegetational covers or hardwood canopy.

En Cave

In recent years, the areas of Son Doong, Tu Lan or En cave have been visited by many people. En cave is the third largest cave in the world and owns rich and unique eco-system. Those who are interested in adventure but still can not book a tour to Son Doong can choose this place to explore.

5 New Trekking Routes Attracting Backpackers

From Dong hoi, you ride along Ho Chi Minh trail (West branch) to the kilometer no. 35. The distance from here to En cave is about 8km. the road has many slopes, passes Rao Thuong stream and Doong village, a village of Van Kieu people located deep in Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park. Going deep to the cave, you one more time admire the winding Rao Thong stream flowing in the shape of letter S. The deeper you go, the more stalactites of various shapes or swallow’s nests you can see.

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