“Cloud hunting” is currently one of the “hot trends” of young people who like to experience and love to discover new things. Below are the perfect destinations for cloud hunting in Vietnam that young people can not ignore.
Fansipan – Lao Cai
Fansipan peak – the roof of Indochina – has always been a legendary “cloud hunting place in Vietnam” of the trekking community. Previously, climbing to Fansipan peak for hunting clouds was quite difficult and arduous, but now the cable car system in Sa Pa has made this dream easier for many tourists.
With an altitude of 3,143m, the clouds are white all year round, but the weather here is very erratic. Therefore, the successful hunting of Fansipan clouds is not an easy thing. However, if you’re lucky to come to Fansipan on a sunny day, visitors will feel like being immersed with the sky.
Standing on the highest peak of Indochina, under the golden sunshine like honey, a sea of white clouds, bright and sparkling. On this height, the beautiful rays of sunlight are like the light of heaven, each floating cloud makes tourists indulgent not want to leave.
Clouds hovering on the top of the mountain, light clouds drifting like small streams, clouds flowing like waterfalls, etc. all create a legendary “cloud hunting” place in Vietnam that tourists should not miss when traveling to Sa Pa – city in the mist.
Bach Moc Luong Tu – Lai Chau
Bach Moc Luong Tu, also known as Ky Quan San, is a mountain range between the two provinces of Lao Cai and Lai Chau on an altitude of 3,046m. This mountain is the fourth highest peak in Vietnam, where trekkers are likened to “the ocean of white clouds” or “terrestrial paradise” with dense sea clouds, spreading all year round. This place is one of the perfect destinations for cloud hunting in Vietnam.
Bach Moc Luong Tu is famous for the sunrise scenery among the sea of clouds that makes anyone who comes here have to gaze at it. The fragile morning mist hovers on the top of the mountain, far away from the sunlight on the day when it shines through the clouds, creeps down the ravines. A magical scene with colorful lights gives visitors endless emotions that perhaps no words can describe.
To have a trip of cloud hunting clouds in Bach Moc Luong Tu (Yen Bai, Vietnam), visitors will have to go through a challenging journey to conquer the peak with many different topographical experiences such as bamboo forest, dwarf bamboo forest, large timber forest or green-moss-covered rocky cliffs.
Although the road to conquest is arduous, overcoming all challenges to reach the top of the mountain, all tiredness vanishes when you stand in front of the magnificent scenery of the majestic mountains and the sea of white clouds full of magical sky.
Ta Xua – Son La
Located in Bac Yen district, Son La province, bordering with Yen Bai province, the Ta Xua mountain range consists of 3 mountain peaks, of which the highest peak is 2,875m high, ranking 10th in Vietnam, the second peak is the place where the old flagpole is located. in the French period, and the third peak is in the middle, forming the “dinosaur’s spine” – the place that is known as the No. 1 “cloud hunting” place of Vietnam with the scenery of white, white clouds floating on majestic mountains.
Coming here, standing on the top of a high mountain, you will see a beautiful paradise on earth. The clouds are sometimes soft, floating on the top of the mountain, sometimes rolling under the deep blue sky like the waves of the vast sea that maks people feel very small in front of the wonders of nature.
The most ideal time for cloud hunting in Ta Xua (Son La, Vietnam) is in winter and spring, specifically from late October to the end of April every year. This is the time when the sea of clouds in Ta Xua is the most beautiful and lasting. The possibility of cloud hunting is very high.
Y Ty – Lao Cai
Y Ty is a highland commune of Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province, bordering China, the only place where many Ha Nhi ethnic minorities live. Located at an altitude of 2,000m, this place is covered with clouds all year round, one of the most popular sites for cloud hunting in Vietnam.
In the cold winters, this place is beautiful, like a dream in a white mist. Clouds sometimes roam, playing on the mountainside, swooping down to cover an entire valley.
Late afternoons, each house in the villages starts to light up, making the sea and clouds here more shimmering and mysterious. This is a very different feeling of “cloud hunting,” which anyone must try and experience.
Da Lat – Lam Dong
With an altitude of more than 1,500m, year-round cool and pleasant climate, Da Lat has always been dubbed the “foggy city”. In recent years, Da Lat tourism has attracted a lot of tourists, especially young people to “hunt” the white clouds on the beautiful green pine hill of this valley of thousands of flowers.
Every autumn, around July and August each year, when the weather changes to the silver fog season, a white carpet spread across the valley, through the hills making this place beautiful and romantic.
The most suitable time for cloud hunting in Da Lat, Vietnam is in the early mornings when the dawn is about to emerge. At that time, misty layers drift in the middle of the mountain town. The houses and pine hills are hidden behind the sea of beautiful clouds.
When the dawn breaks brightly, pinking the clouds in the sky, the first sunlight of the day passes through the morning mist, weaving through the branches of the shield, where it is as beautiful as a fairy place. Enjoying the poetic and peaceful early atmosphere of the misty city will surely be an experience with many stunning emotions, leaving unforgettable memories in the heart of every tourist.
Standing on the top of a high mountain, dropping your soul into the sea of clouds floating in the majestic mountains and forests, must be the moments that everyone wants to experience once in life. Grab your backpack and go to explore the five perfect destinations for cloud hunting in Vietnam above, surely you will have unforgettable experiences.