Top 5 Ideal Spots for Hunting Clouds in Northern Vietnam

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Enjoying vast oceans of clouds stretched out at your feet is for many a once in a lifetime experience. Here are the best destinations to enjoy this unique experience during your trip to North Vietnam.

1. Fansipan peak at Sapa

At 3,143 meters above sea level, Fansipan is Vietnam's highest mountain, as well as the highest in Indochina (Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia). Although only 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) from the tourist town of Sapa, it takes around two days for conquer Fansipan peak and back. For those who love conquering the mountain without devoting much time, there is a cable car system that will take you 20 minutes to the enclosed summit station before walking to the actual peak.

2. Chieu Lau Thi at Hoang Su phi, Ha Giang

Chieu Lau Thi is a new peak discovered and explored in Ho Thau commune, Hoang Su Phi district, Ha Giang province. The road to Chieu Lau Thi remains intact, is a place for trekking, hunting ideal for you to challenge yourself, explore the beautiful beauty majestic, beautiful.

The scene at the top of Chieu Lau Thi is amazing even for those who have been hunting for cloud several times, blue and white clouds cluttered with majestic mountains, a vast sea of clouds. For Chieu Lau Thi, the sunset or sunrise will also attract visitors. You think that you are lost in the fairyland, this is the reward for your efforts, it is the sea, the waves are rolling clouds coincide with the warm rays, soft sweet.

3. Ta Xua, Son La

More than 200 kilometers from Hanoi, Ta Xua commune, Son La province has recently emerged as a destination for young people to record the frame as beautiful as a dream in a magical unreal paradise. The path is not too strenuous, and you do not have to climb, only about 45kmroad from the town of Bac Yen to Ta Xua is slightly steep, it is the number one choice for the majority of those who want to contemplate this wonderful scenery.

Features of the cloud ocean in Ta Xua are very quiet and stunning cloud because this valley are not windy, thanks to the mountains surrounding. So when the temperature rise, the new cloud also rises, and you can enjoy sightseeing without worrying about fast-moving clouds.

4. Bach Moc Luong Tu, Lai Chau

Standing at 3,046m between the northern provinces of Lai Chau and Lao Cai, Bach Moc Luong Tu is the country's fourth highest mountain and considered one of the hardest mountains to conquer in Vietnam. The mountain's harsh and rocky terrain was discovered by adventurous tourists in 2012. To climb to the top, visitors must travel 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) along a forest road across bare hills, bamboo forests and sheer rock faces.

5. Y Ty at Bat Xat, Lao Cai

Y Ty commune upland areas on the north pole is protruding Bat Xat district (Lao Cai) is a “hunting cloud” is famous for adventurers. Located at an altitude of 1,805 m, it is the fog covered year round.

Climbing higher, visitors will feel like that their hands are in spotless white sea of ​​clouds and sunshine flooded in glistening silver. The winding mountain clouds makes the scenery even more attractive. Time “hunting cloud” Y Ty perfect is from the August of previous year to March next year. Season meet the highest clouds are from the New Year until the beginning of April.

The camera is an unforgettable item when taking part in a voyage to the north of vietnam, plan your visit to northern vietnam to make a wish to touch the floating clouds, capture unique images that satisfy your passions. 

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