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Photo of Ta Van and Lao Chai (Sapa trekking) Photo of Sapa: Sa seng, Hao Thao, Hang da village Photo of Sapa 2 days tour
  • near Thào Hồng Dến, Lào Cai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    8.04mi
    Elevation +
    1444f
    TrailRank
    60| Rating 3.67
    Photo ofTa Van and Lao Chai (Sapa trekking) Photo ofTa Van and Lao Chai (Sapa trekking) Photo ofTa Van and Lao Chai (Sapa trekking)

    Easy (although a bit long) trekking with many terrific spots. We stop for lunch and also many times for pictures, so actually it can be done much faster.

    All good except that the trail seemed to include a section of reservoir which perhaps was not there when the trail was p...
    Harry Pallas
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  • near Xóm Một A, Lào Cai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    7.15mi
    Elevation +
    1585f
    TrailRank
    58| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofSapa: Sa seng, Hao Thao, Hang da village Photo ofSapa: Sa seng, Hao Thao, Hang da village Photo ofSapa: Sa seng, Hao Thao, Hang da village

    Nice trail in total. Two mountain tops. 3 villages. We had a guide but due to my trail you do not really need one. What you need though is a ride back to sapa. We should have had a mini bus but it was full so we had to ...

    Beautifull trail
    Remi Landøy-Mikkelsen
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  • Sapa 2 days tour

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    near Thôn Dao, Lào Cai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    15.81mi
    Elevation +
    5545f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofSapa 2 days tour Photo ofSapa 2 days tour Photo ofSapa 2 days tour

    Incredible trekking around Sapa Town, Vietnam, with local guide from a local company, Sapa O'Chao. Super higly recommended! 2 days tour around Sapa mountains and rice fields guided by a local using small paths and non to...

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  • Lũng Cú walking Loop

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    near Lũng Cú, Hà Giang (Vietnam)
    Distance
    9.01mi
    Elevation +
    1722f
    TrailRank
    56
    Photo ofLũng Cú walking Loop Photo ofLũng Cú walking Loop Photo ofLũng Cú walking Loop

    Greatest hike we made so far. Very different sceneries in a big circle around the Lung Cu Flag Point. Astonishing views and very easy for all with relatively flat trails (until the end but I advise not to walk to highest...

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  • Sapa-Lao Chai-Ta Van

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    near Xóm Hai, Lào Cai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    5.71mi
    Elevation +
    1017f
    TrailRank
    54| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofSapa-Lao Chai-Ta Van Photo ofSapa-Lao Chai-Ta Van Photo ofSapa-Lao Chai-Ta Van

    Physically easy but technically moderate due to mud. Very slippery and you may need to ford some streams... But amazingly beautiful!!! There may be easier alternatives in some parts of the trek. You can probably do this...

    És una ruta similar a la més turística. Pero te alguns desviaments que són molt millors que la ruta normal. Hi ha algun ...
    polpedrico
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  • Nhiu Co San trekking

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    near Nìu Cò San Chai, Lào Cai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    3.29mi
    Elevation +
    1198f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo ofNhiu Co San trekking Photo ofNhiu Co San trekking Photo ofNhiu Co San trekking

    Nhiu co san is the number 4th worth to trek in Viet Nam. High 2965 need 2 days 1 night trek. You dont need to bring camping equipments . There are "Láng" ( Lang is the wooden house of the local poeple build for trekker s...

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  • Chu Yang Sin Summit - 2422m

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    near Buôn Ja Ea Kuăt, Đắk Lắk (Vietnam)
    Distance
    12.36mi
    Elevation +
    6339f
    TrailRank
    50
    Photo ofChu Yang Sin Summit - 2422m Photo ofChu Yang Sin Summit - 2422m Photo ofChu Yang Sin Summit - 2422m

    Machete: highly recommended basecamp: Chùa Phước Lâm monastery's monk are super nice, you can stay there and they can hold your stuff during the climb. The rumor said that the trail to the summit had been closed down...

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  • Sapa Cat Cat

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    near Sa Pá, Lào Cai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    3.31mi
    Elevation +
    1043f
    TrailRank
    49| Rating 3.56
    Photo ofSapa Cat Cat Photo ofSapa Cat Cat Photo ofSapa Cat Cat

    Circular walk from Sapa through the Hmong village of Cat Cat and Tien Sa waterfall. From Sapa the track go down to the bottom of the valley where the village and the waterfall are located. Much of the path runs between H...

    Clear route on road down to Cat Cat...but (1) the road is super busy, very muddy, construction sites everywhere, and (...
    brendan.marsh
    Paseo por un montaje de seudopueblo étnico (de poco o ningún interés), y con entrada de pago... (por desgracia, por lo q...
    Mick19
    Se debería advertir que había que pagar por entrar. Por lo demás, correcto
    chinchillaberet
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  • Un-named summit at 1309m

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    near Plei Kueng, Gia Lai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    15.72mi
    Elevation +
    4278f
    TrailRank
    47
    Photo ofUn-named summit at 1309m Photo ofUn-named summit at 1309m Photo ofUn-named summit at 1309m

    Local authority: Gonna try to stop you Machete: Is a must If like me you are a foreigner, I need to warn you that the local authority of the region (Kông Chrô) are pretty paranoid about foreigner camping and roaming ...

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  • Đồng Văn Walking Loop North

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    near Thị Trấn Đồng Văn, Hà Giang (Vietnam)
    Distance
    9.80mi
    Elevation +
    2513f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo ofĐồng Văn Walking Loop North Photo ofĐồng Văn Walking Loop North Photo ofĐồng Văn Walking Loop North

    Hello and welcome to the North Loop! We start our looo by going through the mountain to the other valley. From there you have an spectacular view from high over all the valley. Notice how incredible that road is made so ...

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  • Ban Khoang -Phin Ho-Ta Phin

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    near Can Hồ Dưới, Lào Cai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    6.15mi
    Elevation +
    1808f
    TrailRank
    46
    Photo ofBan Khoang -Phin Ho-Ta Phin Photo ofBan Khoang -Phin Ho-Ta Phin Photo ofBan Khoang -Phin Ho-Ta Phin

    You can probably do this tour by yourself, but I strongly recommend hiring a local guide. It will improve your experience, help your contacts with locals, and you will be contributing to the local economy instead of just...

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  • Ba Be Lake 3 days hike

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    near Bắc Ngòi, Bắc Kạn (Vietnam)
    Distance
    33.44mi
    Elevation +
    7552f
    TrailRank
    45
    Photo ofBa Be Lake 3 days hike Photo ofBa Be Lake 3 days hike Photo ofBa Be Lake 3 days hike

    Beautiful views all along the way. Path across villages and fields. Nice and quite homestay by a Zao family, perfect to read and write (hot shower, no wifi) First day : Walk from Ba Bê to Nha Nghe. I took a longer way ...

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  • Dong Van 2 days hike

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    near Thị Trấn Đồng Văn, Hà Giang (Vietnam)
    Distance
    27.83mi
    Elevation +
    6919f
    TrailRank
    44
    Photo ofDong Van 2 days hike Photo ofDong Van 2 days hike Photo ofDong Van 2 days hike

    Nice hike with amazing views on fields terraces and chinese mountains. I would recommand to skip the ascension of Si Phai Mount at the beginning of the hike (the view is nice but it is still a view on Dong Van and views ...

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  • near Hàm Ninh, Kiến Giang (Vietnam)
    Distance
    1.43mi
    Elevation +
    751f
    TrailRank
    44| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofTrekking to Đỉnh Tiên Sơn Peak Photo ofTrekking to Đỉnh Tiên Sơn Peak Photo ofTrekking to Đỉnh Tiên Sơn Peak

    Really nice short sharp walk up to a viewpoint. Walk seems extremely well maintained. Does include some ladders so feels a bit more adventurous

    Muy bonita la ruta.
    Zipirot
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  • near Trung Trang, Hải Phòng (Vietnam)
    Distance
    9.98mi
    Elevation +
    1266f
    TrailRank
    43| Rating 3.67
    Photo ofOne day trek through Cat Ba national park Photo ofOne day trek through Cat Ba national park Photo ofOne day trek through Cat Ba national park

    Independent - (no tour) From the park entrance to the frog lake : lots of ups and downs in the shade (forest) but no difficulties in the way - easy to find and often cobbled - apart from deshydratation (humid and very...

    One the best activities to do at Cat Ba island. It was sometimes quite difficult 5 hours long trek through the jungle, b...
    stefooo
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  • Sapa - Ta Van

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    near Xóm Ba A, Lào Cai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    7.25mi
    Elevation +
    692f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofSapa - Ta Van Photo ofSapa - Ta Van Photo ofSapa - Ta Van

    This route starts from Sapa and goes through the forrest and rice fields with scenic views. Note: the first 100 meters are messed up, please start where the path leaves the road.

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  • Đồng Văn Walking Loop South

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    near Thị Trấn Đồng Văn, Hà Giang (Vietnam)
    Distance
    3.98mi
    Elevation +
    735f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofĐồng Văn Walking Loop South Photo ofĐồng Văn Walking Loop South Photo ofĐồng Văn Walking Loop South

    Small loop on the south side of Dong Van. For everybody who like us was a bit disappointed by seeing Dong Van we invite you to start with this south loop. Very quick once left the city you will be amazed about the surrou...

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  • near Tả Van Đáy, Lào Cai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    3.08mi
    Elevation +
    1355f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofTả Van Đáy - Mountain loop - NO GUIDE Photo ofTả Van Đáy - Mountain loop - NO GUIDE Photo ofTả Van Đáy - Mountain loop - NO GUIDE

    This trail is a bit tricky with the mud if it rained the night before. You will need to have good trekking shoes and maybe a stick. I reckon that the trail would be easier in dry seasons. If you are arachnophobic, I reco...

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  • Fansipan

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    near Ô Quí Hồ, Lào Cai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    14.08mi
    Elevation +
    5374f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofFansipan Photo ofFansipan Photo ofFansipan

    Really hard trekking to do it in one day, but the views and the route are worth it 😅. Normally you can do only one way up, and then go down with the cable car, but this time it was close for maintenance, so there was n...

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  • near Thị Trấn Đồng Văn, Hà Giang (Vietnam)
    Distance
    12.05mi
    Elevation +
    1991f
    TrailRank
    41| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofAwesome day hike with Aladdin’s cave Photo ofAwesome day hike with Aladdin’s cave Photo ofAwesome day hike with Aladdin’s cave

    Amazing hike south of dong van - not too physically challenging but amazing views and a surprise giant cave we were able to stroll into :) - think it was being prepared as a tourist attraction. Most of the paths well pav...

    The hike is really amazing. The landscapes are very beautiful, and it passes through several little hamlets. For the cav...
    TREGOUET Aymeric
    Awesome!!
    Patrick Herr
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  • near Tả Van Đáy, Lào Cai (Vietnam)
    Distance
    5.69mi
    Elevation +
    1066f
    TrailRank
    41| Rating 3.67
    Photo ofTa Van - loop (waterfall & remote village) Photo ofTa Van - loop (waterfall & remote village) Photo ofTa Van - loop (waterfall & remote village)

    Nice loop to the waterfall and a remote village. Way back is through ricepaddy's and along the river. Begin is difficult to find (feels like jumping in to someones garden), but so nice to do. In the and you can cross the...

    Really nice & adventurous trail although sometimes the actual way is difficult to find. We weren’t able to cross the riv...
    Moritz Schuchmann
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