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Top highest mountains in Vietnam backpackers shouldn’t miss

Highest mountains Vietnam : Whether you are a travel lover or not, spectacular landscapes with majestic mountains, thrilling legends and beautiful trekking roads will surely make you overwhelmed. Now we invite you to visit top highest mountains Vietnam to enjoy such wonderful scenes.

1. Ta Lien, Lai Chau Province

With the height of 3,012m, Ta Lien is the sixth highest mountain in Vietnam. Though it is also newly discovered, trekking roads seem not to be too difficult. There are only some of dangerous segments, especially when climbers have to skirt the mountainside.

Highest mountains Vietnam | The journey to conquer Mount Ta Lien  is not too hard
The journey to conquer Mount Ta Lien  is not too hard

Ta Lien forest is still very pristine because there is no footprint of tourists. A special feature is that there are so many old trees and a maple forest. The romantic beauty blends with majesty leaving a strong impression on those who have the chance to conquer this mountain.

2. Ta Chi Nhu, Yen Bai Province

Lying in the Pu Luong massif of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range, Ta Chi Nhu is 2,979m in height. Coming here, mountaineers will immerse in a vast sea of clouds and admire the view of herds of horse grazing leisurely on the savannahs. Small streams, bamboo forests, flower hills… All landscapes on the way leading to Ta Chi Nhu boast their own beauty.

The vast sea of clouds on Mount Ta Chi Nhu
The vast sea of clouds on Mount Ta Chi Nhu

Beautiful natural settings are the reason making Ta Chi Nhu be favored by youngsters despite the harsh journey to reach the peak. Camping amidst nature and waking up early to see the sunrise in this paradise on earth are really unforgettable experiences.

3. Nhiu Co San, Lai Chau and Lao Cai Province

Also known with the name “Sung Trau” (Buffalo Horn), Nhiu Co San belongs to the Hoang Lien Son mountain range, stretching from Lai Chau to Lao Cai Province. The same name peak is 2,965m above the sea level.

The majestic scenery viewed from the peak of Nhiu Co San
The majestic scenery viewed from the peak of Nhiu Co San

Not as famous as Fansipan, but the pristine beauty with primeval jungles and diverse vegetation still makes this destination strongly impressive in tourists’ eyes.

To conquer Mount Nhiu Co San, you will have to get over numerous slopes. But in return, the stunning scenery will help you dispel the sense of tiredness.

4. Lung Cung, Yen Bai Province

Located in Van Chan District, Yen Bai Province, this is one of the hardest to find mountains in Vietnam. With the height of 2,925m, Lung Cung ranks ninth on the list of top 10 highest mountains in Vietnam. It challenges mountaineers right from the way leading to the village since this is a remote area of the Northwest.

Mountaineers have to overcome many difficulties when conquering Mount Lung Cung
Mountaineers have to overcome many difficulties when conquering Mount Lung Cung

There are a lot of difficulties you must overcome during the journey to conquer Lung Cung. But the scenery is diverse and extremely beautiful. Immense reed hills or bamboo forests are both appealing. It is no exaggeration to say that trekking roads to reach Mount Lung Cu are one of the most unique trips in the Northwest of Vietnam

5. Nam Kang Ho Tao, Lai Chau Province

This is the last name on the list of top 10 highest mountains in Vietnam. It even takes climbers 5 days and 4 nights to conquer this mountain. It’s totally not easy to set foot on the peak because backpackers must face hazardous waterfalls, streams and cliffs. Especially, the way leading to the top of the slopes is highly slippery.

Harsh natural conditions are challenges for those who want to climb to Mount Nam Kang Ho Tao
Harsh natural conditions are challenges for those who want to climb to Mount Nam Kang Ho Tao

What makes the beauty of Nam Kang Ho Tao is crags and mossy waterfalls. They even create a sense of mysteriousness arousing the curiosity of climbers.

So are you prepared to conquer all of top 10 highest mountains in Vietnam?

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