Top 5 most majestic mountains in Vietnam
Each of us has different feelings about the natural scenery. However when standing in front of a majestic and colorful natural landscape, most of us will feel so excited and admire the beauty of nature. If you are interested in the immense height, the thousands of green trees, the fresh cool air and the majestic scenery of the mountains, do not miss the top 5 most beautiful mountains in Vietnam below.
1. Fansipan Peak - Indochina rooftop
Address: Sapa Town, Lao Cai Province
For those people who are in love with climbing and trekking, conquering Fansipan peak is amazing experience that travellers should not miss. Known as Indochina’s roof with 3.143 meters height, Fansipan Peak expedition surely fulfill your amazing trip.
Even if you don't have to turn to climbing equipment, you'll have to go trekking for the whole day with basic essentials and rest in simple accommodation. If you're lucky, you can encounter a lot of breathtaking mountain scenes and wildlife on the way. The spectacular view of the top will be the best natural reward for any traveler after a long and difficult trek.
If you are not that much of a trekker but still want to expose your eyes to the view from top of Indochina, there is now cable car available. The 2-3 days trip would change into a 15 minutes ride up to the summit. However, using cable car will just give you a superficial experience with tons of other tourists instead of the clear, peaceful views from the summit at sunrise hour, which is especially given to trekkers.
2. Ham Rong Mountain
Address: Sapa Town, Lao Cai Province
If the expedition to conquer Fansipan peak is too tough, there is still another mountain close to the town for tourists to clearly see a whole new world from above. The place that was honored to be in the Top 8 most beautiful sunset spots in the world voted by The Huffington Post is Ham Rong Mountain.
Ham Rong Mountain is only about 3km from Sapa town so it is easy for visitors to walk, straight on the process of admiring the scenery on the high mountain of 2,000m in Lao Cai.
Ham Rong is surrounded by a huge number of different mountains. Each of them with a distinguish nuance from coniferous mixed forest to covered green high hills. In addition, Ham Rong is also known as the home of orchids, where this kind of beautiful flower blooms covering the entire mountain like a strange fairy world. That is the reason why standing at the top of Ham Rong mountain brings visitors the cool space, the white clouds and the stunning view, which creaté an admirable picture of just ink and water.
3. Bach Moc Nuong Tu Mountain
Address: between Lao Cai Province and Lai Chau Province
Considered as one of the four highest peaks in Vietnam, Bach Moc Luong Tu is located between the boundaries of Lao Cai and Lai Chau provinces. This is not the choice for those who are afraid of heights due to its craggy terrain, which can easily make visitors discouraged. However, dubbed the forerunner of the Northwest mountains, Bach Moc Nuong Tu turns into a majestic scenery when being seen from above. If you can withstand the cold and climb in the winter, you will have an enjoyable experience with the snow-capped peaks.
You will admire the natural scenery with bold character of the Northwest on your journey such as the yellow azalea flowers and purple forest flowers, which assists you in overcoming difficulties and hardships. By the time you reach the top of the mountain, your happiness will be filled up when you're in the middle of a cloudy paradise. Although Bach Moc Luong Tu is still a strange name to visitors, it’s worth backpacking and challenging by yourself.
4. Ba Den Mountain
Address: Tay Ninh Province
If Fansipan is known as the "roof of Indochina", Ba Den mountain in Tay Ninh is also titled the "roof of the Southeast Vietnam" at attitude of 986 meters above sea level. To conquer one of the most beautiful mountains in Vietnam, you should set off in the dry season since the road is very difficult and dangerous in rainy season. It normally takes about 3 hours to climb on the top of Ba Den mountain. If you go in large groups and have to wait for each other, the time may be prolonged. Therefore, you can bring your tent and provision food for camping overnight.
For those trekkers who are passionate about advanturous climbing, you can start at 2 a.m. Although it is quite dark, you can reach the peak at dawn to watch early sunrise and do the white cloud hunting. Looking down from above, you can see the whole of Tay Ninh province as a colorful picture. Instead of being oversleep at the weekend, you can choose Ba Den mountain as a place to exercise and chanllenge your courage.
5. Bach Ma Mountain
Address: between Da Nang and Thua Thien Hue
Bach Ma mountain is a part of the Truong Son range, considered as one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in Vietnam, like a bridge between Da Nang and Thua Thien Hue, dividing the country into Northern and Southern region. As it located at more than 1.400 meters above sea level, standing on the top of Bach Ma, we will have the chance to enjoy the majestic scenery, a time full of fire and blood of a legendary Truong Son corner. The highest place of the Bach Ma mountain range is Vong Hai Dai. Not only are there beautiful views from above, but there are also waterfalls, forest streams and countless wildflowers along the walkways that can captivate peoples heart.
Written by: Hieu La