How do you plan your trip to Sapa? if you are expecting something memorable, let think about hiking Bach Moc Luong Tu mountain, the magnet of the northwestern Vietnam.
From the first time backpacker discovered Bach Moc Luong Tu mountain in 2012, this mountain is still one of the hottest destination of all hiking lover. This remote mountain is a secret place of the extreme northern Vietnam.
Bach Moc Luong Tu, also well-known as Ky Quan San, with an altitude of 3.046 over the sea level is currently ranks fourth in term of highest mountain in Vietnam after Fansipan (3.143m), Pu Ta Leng (3.096m) and Pu Si Lung (3.076).
Climber has to hike about 30km in the dense forest, from bamboo forest to primary forest which will show you the wild and intact beauty of the nature. To come to the summit, you have to pass the dangerous and challenging road, “the backbone of a sleeping dinosaur”.
In addition, there are a lot of cool stream hidden in the forest waiting for you to discover, sometime a gentle one but sometime a fierce one. Just listen to the sound of running water, you can tell that the stream unconsciously run into your heart and refresh your soul.
The way leading to the peak will also lead you to a memorable discovery of beauty of colorful flower, especially water-rail. You love it or not this wild species is the beautiful symbol of the highlands which decorated the majestic nature with its stunning shades, white, yellow, light purple and charming red.
At the height of 2.100, backpacker can make camp and recharge to welcome new interesting experiences that the Mother Nature throw to you in the next day. Besides, this is a nice chance to let your porter treat your team a grilled specialty or many legends about the mountains.
The hiking is tough but the reward is memorable. It’s not just about how satisfying you are after reached the top of the breathtaking mountain, but how far did you done your ultimate journey. In no doubt, the experiences and the feelings you have on the way are something priceless and wonderful.
No noisy life, no cable car system, climbing Bach Moc Luong Tu mountain is a journey into the nature. Once you set foot on the breathtaking mountain, you will find out that if it is the paradise of winds and light, the peak is the fairy sleeping in the sea of clouds. Standing at an altitude over 3000m above sea level, after you conquer the very high hill, it will conquer your heart from the very first moment with the panoramic view.
The sunrise on the Bach Moc Luong Tu mountain is insanely amazing. By standing on the summit, you can easily see the phenomenon sea of clouds spread over the vision till the horizon in front of your eyes, incredible and indescribable. This is the real magnet of this place to attract photographers to come and catch such an outrageous moment.