Here are the places to hunt clouds in the North as beautiful as the fairyland, which has “seduced” many feet who like to move around the country.
Cloud hunting places in the North are checked in by many tourists
Fansipan Peak – the roof of Indochina is one of the most famous places to hunt clouds in the North. This place not only attracts domestic tourists but also fascinates many international tourists when traveling to Vietnam. Almost anyone traveling to Sapa wants to conquer this mountain to see the rolling white clouds.
Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam with an altitude of 3143 meters, in the Hoang Lien Son range. From Sapa town to here is only about 9 km. Every year in winter from October onwards, people flock to Sapa to have the opportunity to embrace the beautiful scenery of Fansipan clouds in their hearts.
In the past, when there was no cable car, visitors had the only option of trekking long distances to reach the top of the mountain. But now when tourism develops, you can easily conquer this mountain after only 15 minutes from the foot of the mountain to the top. Without spending much effort, visitors can also enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Sapa when they set foot on the top of Fansipan.
According to the experience of hunting clouds of many tourists, the best time to see clouds on the top of Fansipan is early morning and sunset. This is the moment when the white clouds on the top of this mountain are dense, stacked like soap bubbles. On that white cloud, the shining sunlight makes the scene more romantic.
Today, on top of Fansipan is the Sun World Fansipan Legend tourist complex with many spiritual works and the legendary Fansipan peak. Coming here, visitors can combine hunting for clouds and checking in places such as Bich Van Thien Tu, Arhat Road, 9 Floor Waterfall, Sapa Heaven Gate,…
2. Ta Xua
Say goodbye to a splendid and flashy Fansipan with professional travel services. Now it’s time for you to experience a completely untouched northern cloud hunting site , without the support of a cable car. That is the top of Ta Xua mountain – a place in Son La province.
Ta Xua belongs to Bac Yen district – a beautiful land of the Northwest with winding steep passes, mountain ranges with mist and white clouds floating as beautiful as a fairy tale. Therefore, Ta Xua is always the coordinates of the beautiful cloud hunting of the North in particular and of Vietnam in general.
Like many northern mountainous regions, winter is the most ideal time for you to travel to Ta Xua in combination with cloud hunting. From December to March every year is the time when the clouds on the top of Ta Xua are most beautiful. Ta Xua sea of clouds thanks to the surrounding high mountains, so it is always out of the wind. Therefore, the white clouds are very calm and floating, not drifting or disappearing.
To conquer Ta Xua peak successfully, you need to know the coordinates that people often check in here. First of all, the turtle head rock is located at an altitude of 2120 meters. The position of the cliff is completely protruding from the mountains, creating a dangerous and chilling angle for visitors.
The remaining coordinates in Ta Xua are the back of the Hang Dong dinosaur, the lonely apple tree, and the top of the Wind. Those are the places where you can alone enjoy the feeling of standing in the middle of the sky, surrounded by a dense sea of white clouds like soap bubbles that never melt.
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3. Bach Moc Luong Tu
Referring to the cloud hunting locations in the North but forgetting Bach Moc Luong Tu is a huge omission. This is the fourth highest mountain in Vietnam, located between the two provinces of Lao Cai and Lai Chau. Although it has only been discovered by backpackers for about 10 years, Bach Moc Luong Tu has become a famous cloud hunting paradise.
Compared to Fansipan and Ta Xua, the right time to hunt clouds in Bach Moc Luong Tu often comes earlier. From August every year, you can conquer this destination to fully enjoy the scene of fog and white clouds. This season, the weather is cool and pleasant, neither too hot nor too cold, suitable for trekking from the foot of the mountain to the top of the mountain.
The journey to hunt clouds on the top of Bach Moc Luong Tu will be a precious and memorable memory in your life. From the foot of the mountain to the top is a distance of about 30 km. You must be strong enough, have enough willpower to maintain good fitness throughout the journey. But in return, you will have the opportunity to go through old forests, bare hills, bamboo forests, bamboo forests, and even craggy cliffs, waterfalls in the middle of the forest.
On average, the time to climb to the top of the mountain and back down takes 2-4 days depending on your schedule and fitness. On the top of Bach Moc Luong Tu, you can camp overnight to wake up early the next day, catch the dawn and sink into the sea of white clouds covered before your eyes.
According to the experience of exploring the cloud hunting locations in the North of the backpackers, visitors should stop at the top of Muoi mountain at an altitude of 2800 meters. This coordinate is considered the most beautiful cloud hunting angle, even more, beautiful than the peak of Bach Moc Luong Tu. Don’t forget to spend a lot of time watching clouds and enjoying virtual life here.
4. Other cloud hunting paradises
In addition to Fansipan, Ta Xua and Bach Moc Luong Tu, there are many other places to hunt clouds in the North that you can spend time to experience and explore. Each destination has its own beauty, its own attraction, enough to fully describe the beauty of Vietnam’s mountains and forests.
One of them is the Nhiu Co San mountain range in Y Ty , Bat Xat, Lao Cai province. This place is covered with clouds all year round, possessing a beautiful picture of mountains and forests. In addition, when discovering Y Ty, visitors also have the opportunity to discover the unique cultural identity of the Nhi Ha ethnic group.
If you are afraid to climb the mountain, you can hunt clouds at the top of O Quy Ho pass. This is one of the “four great peaks” of the North, only 15km from the center of Sapa town. Coming here, you will admire the huge sea of clouds and experience the beautiful “clouds” scene.
Besides, you can also spend time trekking Ta Chi Nhu – Yen Bai, explore Muong Moc – Moc Chau or go to Tam Dao – Vinh Phuc. These are all suggested destinations for those who do not know where to hunt for beautiful clouds when they have the opportunity to travel to the North.
There are many places to hunt clouds in the North that you can spend time exploring and experiencing. Each mountain peak, each mountain range with its own beauty, promises to bring back many memorable memories for you in your journey to conquer the land and nature of Vietnam.
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