With the majestic natural scenery stretching out like endless, Northwestern is the passion of anyone who loves to explore as well as to experience the beauty of these places.
The Northwest is a seamless mountain block, a land with many of the hardest mountain roads in Vietnam because of its danger. However, if you’ve ever come across here, surely our rulers will have to leave their hearts because beauty can seduce anyone who has ever visited. And below, Origin Vietnam would like to give you a small tip on the North – West road that you must try once in a lifetime.
Lao Cai – O Quy Ho Pass – Lai Chau
O Quy Ho Pass, also known as Hoang Lien Son Pass. It’s is one of the longest, most dangerous and imposing passes in the Northwest. Located on 4D national highway crossing Hoang Lien Son range, the pass connecting the two provinces of Sapa Lao Cai and Lai Chau. The peak of the pass is also the boundary between the two provinces. O Quy Ho Pass is also known as May Pass by a year-round cloud cover. This is a pass that holds a record of length in the northwestern mountains, with a length of nearly 50 km. The altitude, the ruggedness and the length of O Quy Ho makes the mountain pass dubbed the “North Pass King”.
Going through O Quy Ho Pass at any time of the year. It’s also gives you a heart-pounding experience. During nearly 50 km of pass road. Where you will admire the majestic beauty of Hoang Lien valley, Silver waterfall or Heaven Gate. O Quy Ho Pass at the height of 2.035m makes this street is classified into one of the four great peaks of Vietnam. And is one of the roads you must go once in a lifetime. Because the Pass is very close to Sapa. To visit a part of this pass you need only Sapa tour 2 day from Ha Noi that you can visit.
Ma Pi Leng Pass
Ma Pi Leng Pass is located in the northeast mountainous area, which is also one of the street trails that will surely bring new feelings to you. This place is like the Great Wall of Vietnam under the Dong Van stone plateau. Ma Pi Leng Pass is like a thread wringing through the middle of the middle of majestic cat ears with a length of about 20 km, higher than 1,200m. It’s located on Hanh Phuc road, connecting Ha Giang city – Dong Van and town Meo Vac. This is the shortest but most beautiful and most majestic pass in the “four great of the pass”.
The best time to conquer this Ma Pi Leng Pass falls between October and November. Because it’s the time of the season between autumn and winter. Your Ha Giang tours during this time is the best. Because the weather is nice, light and sunny without cloudy, very suitable to save the best moments of nature.
Dien Bien – Pha Din Pass – Son La
This pass is quite rugged, the highest point is 1,648m above sea level. On one side is a cliff, one side is a deep. When going uphill and downhill, the zigzag pass road with 8 extremely dangerous crab lanes, the radius of the curve is less than 15m and there are countless bends, A-shaped crabs, and Z-letters in it. Many sections are only enough for a car to pass through.
Muong Nhe – Dien Bien
The most interesting thing about coming here is that you will still see the sky light at 7-8pm. Come here, do not ignore the Thanh Luong hot spring with the source of hot spring water flowing from the mountain, year round with a temperature of 60 degrees C. On the side is the Pe Luong artificial lake in green, cool, surrounding It is covered with hills and mountains. Since then, it has formed an ecotourism hot spring bath and medical treatment, attracting more and more visitors to come.
Son La – Mai Chau – Hoa Binh
Of all the above mentioned offers. This is probably the easiest road to perform. More than 250km long, this flat mountain road with little mountain passes does not make it difficult for riders like the above roads. So there will be plenty of time and health to explore places.
But not so that natural beauty is inferior to other places, on the contrary, experience on this street, you will visit Moc Chau plateau, which is popular with green tea fields, pine forest. Ang village, Dai Yem waterfall, conquer the legendary Pha Luong peak, visit the beautiful Mai Chau valley and explore Hoa Binh hydroelectric dam – the project is the pride of many generations of local people.