The most imposing mountains in Vietnam

The most imposing mountains in Vietnam

Visiting Vietnam, if you’re too familiar with many beautiful beaches and bustling cities, let’s try the exciting and novel experience in these majestic mountains.

For a long time ago, Vietnam has been well-known for its beautiful beaches, long rivers, Buddhist pagodas, and coastal cities as well as the imposing mountains.

Therefore, it is no surprise that climbing is becoming a favorite activity for tourists here. If you love climbing and sight-seeing, the following is the most imposing mountains in Vietnam.

4 most imposing mountains in Vietnam

  1. Fansipan
  2. Tay Con Linh
  3. Bach Ma Mountain
  4. Pu Luong Mountain


Fansipan Mount is located in the Hoang Lien Son range, Lao Cai province with the impressive 3,143m high just outside the center of the beautiful Sapa area. It is considered as the highest peak in Indochina.

The highest point of the mountain has a 70cm high inox pyramid. It is a relic of the Russian, Germany athletes who placed it here in 1984 when they reached "the roof of Indochina."

At the altitude of up to 3,143m, people who stand at the top of Fansipan no longer have the feeling of climbing the mountain and over the pass. The travelers will feel like standing on the bobbing cloud layer which is winding around the legs for the cold throughout the body. The scenic view from this majestic mountain certainly does not make anyone disappointed.

Today, there are many Mai Chau Tam Coc tour which provides the Fansipan climbing activities for those who love adventure. If you travel to Mai Chau, try to conquer Fansipan Mount and admire the entire poetic Mai Chau from above.

Tay Con Linh

The stunning view from Tay Con Linh

The stunning view from Tay Con Linh

Located in Ha Giang province, Tay Con Linh is 2,419 meters high. Being one of the most remote areas in Vietnam, Ha Giang has the stunning scenery of rolling green mountains, winding roads, and breathtaking views.

Trekking in Ha Giang is also considered as a cultural experience. Hiking up Tay Con Linh mountain is an activity for anyone with good fitness ability.

When reaching the top of Tay Con Linh mountain, you will admire the limestone rocks, blooming flowers, and incredible mountain views. It is undeniable that Tay Con Linh is one of the most imposing mountains in Vietnam.

Bach Ma Mountain

Bach Ma mountain

Bach Ma mountain

Bach Ma mountain is over 1500m high, located 50km south of Hue city. Bach Ma mountain was discovered by a French engineer in the 30s of the 20th century.

Due to its location near the sea, the temperature in winter of Bach Ma does not fall below 4 degrees Celsius and in summer is not over 26 degrees.

On the top of the mountain, there are four distinct seasons with waterfalls, streams; and the climate is like other cooling areas such as Sapa, Tam Dao, and Dalat.

Besides, it is also home to a variety of rare animals and plants. Standing on the top of Bach Ma mountain, travelers can watch the whole scene of the imposing Hai Van pass, Cau Hai lagoon, Tuy Van mountain and, the shimmering light of Hue city at night.

Exploring Bach Ma mountain, visitors follow the unique trails such as Tri Sao, Do Quyen. The path to Do Quyen waterfall has a lot of Rhododendron - a kind of flower in the mountain blooming in March, April as two giant green flower carpets.

The Hai Vong Dai trail is the most popular one when exploring Bach Ma mountain. On this road, visitors can see the immense landscape of the mountains ranges that connect to the East Sea.

Pu Luong Mountain

Pu Luong nature

Pu Luong nature

For those who love exploring tourism, perhaps Pu Luong mountain is not too strange. It always attracts visitors by the challenging paths that stretch to the cloud line.

In Thai ethnic language, Pu Luong means the highest mountain in the region. It is also the name of a 17,000-hectare area - Pu Luong Nature Reserve in Ba Thuoc district, in the northwest of Thanh Hoa province with the majestic landscape and the green mountains.

The broad blue plains cover the terraced fields which are gold-plated in the ripe rice season. There are many ways to go to Pu Luong, but the best way is Ba Khan lake (Mai Chau, Hoa Binh) - May waterfall (Thach Thanh, Thanh Hoa).

The route will lead visitors through many levels of emotions while enjoying the wild nature and the experience of conquering yourself. Following this road, you can admire the beauty of Ba Khan lake - the gateway to Pu Luong.

In addition to the above mountains, there are also many majestic peaks in Vietnam such as Bach Moc Luong, Lang Biang, Bai Tho, and Ham Rong, etc. If you want to know more necessary things when climbing and mountains in Vietnam, feel free to contact us via our website. Don't forget to like and share the article if it is useful to you. Have a great trip!