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Bach Moc Luong Tu

Located at an altitude of 3046m, Bach Moc Luong Tu (Ky Quan San) is known as one of the four highest peaks in Vietnam and is always on the “must visit” list of any trekker who wants to experience and conquer. From the top of the mountain, visitors can “hunt” clouds, “pick stars” in the sky and immerse themselves in the vast sky. Let’s explore Bach Moc Luong Tu peak with Origin Vietnam.

1. Where is Bach Mong Luong Tu peak?

Bach Moc Luong Tu is a mountain in the Ky Quan San mountain range. This mountain range is the border between Sin Suoi Ho commune, Phong Tho district, Lai Chau province and Sang Ma Sao commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province, Vietnam. About 60 km west of Lao Cai city, about 42 km northeast of Lai Chau city and about 350 km northwest of Hanoi capital.

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2. How is Bach Moc Luong Tu peak unique?

Conquering Bach Moc Luong Tu is always a big challenge but also attractive for trekkers. This is not the highest mountain peak, but Bach Moc Luong Tu is known as the mountain peak with the most beautiful scenery and the most interesting exploration route.

Not only does it attract tourists by its friendliness, hospitality and beautiful landscape and fresh climate, the people here also proactively create a climbing trail to Bach Moc Luong Tu mountain from their village to bring visitors here. visitors have wonderful discovery experiences.

The total distance is about 12 km with diverse terrain, pristine forests, and magnificent scenery, promising an unforgettable journey for visitors. And a special thing when you climb Bach Moc Luong Tu, you can at the same time explore Ta Lien Son peak (2993 m). This is also an attractive address for trekkers, located in Ta Leng commune – Tam Duong district of Lai Chau.

During the journey to the top of Bach Moc Luong Tu, you will experience many different landscapes. From terraced fields to dense primeval forests to steep roads with craggy cliffs, then when we reach the top and admire the view at the top with a sea of floating clouds, we will I see this as the most worthy reward for those who are not afraid of hardship when conquering this mountain peak.

3. When is the best time to conquer Bach Mong Luong Tu peak?

The ideal time for trekking to Bach Moc Luong Tu is between late August and April, as the weather is cool and pleasant, not too cold or hot. Additionally, hiking during the winter season can be a challenging but exciting experience, as it offers the opportunity to admire the breathtaking scenery of snow-capped mountains.

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4. How to get to Bach Mong Luong Tu peak?

There are 2 ways to get to Bach Moc Luong Tu. One is in the direction of Lao Cai and the other is in the direction of Lai Chau. The direction from Lao Cai is difficult to go, with many ridges, cliffs and vegetation that is not as diverse as the direction from Lai Chau. But if you climb Bach Moc Luong Tu from Lai Chau direction, you need to apply for an introduction permit from the Lai Chau Provincial Military Command to avoid trouble if you encounter Border Guards while climbing. For this reason, most people choose to climb Bach Moc Luong Tu from the direction of Lao Cai.

4.1. From Hanoi To Lao Cai

From Hanoi to reach Bat Xat district, visitors can take a car or train to Lao Cai. Travel time is about 8 hours by train and 5 hours by car. Although Bat Xat district is only about 80km from Lao Cai. And will take you about 3-4 hours to get there. Because the scenery along the way is truly wonderful, you certainly won’t miss these moments.

You can catch a bus from My Dinh and Giap Bat bus station (Hanoi) to go to Lao Cai. If you take the train, you go to Hanoi Train Station (Hanoi) to buy tickets. Most trains to Lao Cai depart in the evening, so visitors have time to stay overnight on the train. There are many types of train you can choose, from budget to luxury. And arrive at the Lao Cai station early the next morning to start exploring this land.

If you choose to ride a motorbike, starting from Hanoi, you can go on Lang – Hoa Lac street and then on Highway 21 to Son Tay. Then go up Trung Ha bridge to Phong Chau and Doan Hung bridges of Phu Tho. From here, just run along Road 70 and you will reach Lao Cai territory.

4.2. From Lao Cai City To Bat Xat

After arriving in Lao Cai city, to continue moving to Bat Xat, you can rent a taxi, catch a bus on the intra-provincial route and especially, for those who are passionate about exploration and adventure. You can rent a motorbike in Lao Cai city to go to Bat Xat. When traveling by motorbike, you have the opportunity to admire the beautiful natural scenery along both sides of the road and can stop to rest whenever you want.

From Lao Cai city, you go out of the city along DT156 for about 40 km. At the intersection with DT158, you turn left and follow DT158 for about 40 km to reach Bat Xat.

4.3 From Bat Xat to Bach Mong Luong Tu peak

From the center of Bat Xat town, visitors follow provincial road TL158 west about 11 km to Sang Ma Sao commune, Bat Xat district, to the meeting point at the foot of Ky Quan San mountain range to prepare for the exploration journey. destroy Bach Mong Luong Tu peak.

5. Schedule and route to conquer Bach Moc Luong Tu peak

Bach Moc Luong Tu peak is 3000m above sea level, providing a majestic but also extremely wild and magical scene for those who are passionate about climbing. Travel time from the foot of the mountain to the top takes about 2 – 4 days.

Currently, there are 2 routes to explore this towering mountain for you to choose from:

  • Route 1: Departs from Den Sung village in Lai Chau province. This route is easier to go but requires a permit from the Border Guard, please note.
  • Route 2: Travel from Ky Quan San village in Lao Cai province. This road is easier to walk, the road is not too slippery, so many people choose it.

6. Exploring the beauty of Bach Mong Luong Tu peak

Bach Moc Luong Tu Mountain is a stunning natural wonder located in the northern part of Vietnam. It is a popular destination for trekkers and hikers looking to explore the area’s rugged terrain and stunning views.

The mountain is home to a variety of trails, ranging from easy to difficult. The most popular trails are the Red Trail and the Blue Trail. The Red Trail is a moderate trek that takes about four hours to complete. It offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape and passes through several villages. The Blue Trail is a more challenging trek that takes about six hours to complete. It passes through dense forests and offers breathtaking views of the mountain range.

No matter which trail you choose, you will be rewarded with stunning views of the mountain range and the surrounding landscape. The trails are well-marked and easy to follow, making them suitable for all levels of trekkers.

Trekking the trails of Bach Moc Luong Tu Mountain is an unforgettable experience. With its stunning views and challenging terrain, it is sure to be an adventure you will never forget.

7. Challenges when conquering Bach Moc Luong Tu peak

It is no coincidence that Bach Moc Quan Tu (Ky Quan San) is loved by many “trekkers”, because throughout the journey, the Bach Moc Quan Tu trekking route has created an extremely irresistible attraction. Largely, the whole process of conquering Bach Moc Luong Tu mountain only involves going up and a few flat roads. Therefore, the journey will be divided into 2 quite long and tiring sections: the long road (about 2km), and the steep road from 1600m, with a steep section up to 2100m.

The road up is not easy, visitors have to cross many corn fields and buffalo pastures of the local H’Mong ethnic people, so it is inevitable that you will be submerged in mud. After that, you have to overcome high mountain peaks and rocky roads along rocky mountain slopes.

As the journey got closer to the end, many tourists gradually became exhausted, but everyone diligently crossed steep rocky slopes, or through old forests, crawling “all kinds of ways” on mossy rocks. This is truly a challenge both physically and mentally. And finally, the “sweet fruit” for the arduous efforts has come when Bach Moc Luong Tu mountain gradually appears before our eyes.

8. The Best Camping Spots On Bach Moc Luong Tu Mountain

Bach Moc Luong Tu Mountain is a stunning natural destination located in the northern part of Vietnam. It is a popular spot for camping, offering a variety of breathtaking views and activities. Here are some of the best camping spots on Bach Moc Luong Tu Mountain.

  • The first spot is the peak of Bach Moc Luong Tu Mountain. This is the highest point of the mountain and offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The summit is accessible by a steep trail, but the effort is worth it for the incredible views. Campers can also enjoy the fresh mountain air and the peaceful atmosphere.
  • The second spot is the base of the mountain. This is a great spot for camping as it is close to the main road and offers easy access to the mountain. Campers can enjoy the beautiful scenery and the fresh air of the mountain. There are also plenty of activities to do, such as hiking, biking, and rock climbing.
  • The third spot is the waterfall. This is a great spot for camping as it is close to the main road and offers easy access to the mountain. The waterfall is a beautiful sight and provides a peaceful atmosphere for campers. There are also plenty of activities to do, such as swimming, fishing, and exploring the surrounding area.
  • The fourth spot is the lake. The lake is a beautiful sight and provides a peaceful atmosphere for campers. There are also plenty of activities to do, such as swimming, fishing, and exploring the surrounding area.

These are some of the best camping spots on Bach Moc Luong Tu Mountain. Each spot offers a unique experience and stunning views of the surrounding landscape. Whether you are looking for a peaceful getaway or an adventure-filled trip, Bach Moc Luong Tu Mountain is the perfect destination for camping.

9. Some important notes when conquering Bach Mong Luong Tu peak

The “trekking” journey on Bach Moc Luong Tu mountain (Ky Quan San) is not as easy as in the plains, so visitors need to be well prepared in all aspects to ensure you have a safe trip. and complete:

9.1 Weather:

  • Because the weather greatly affects the climbing trip in Bach Moc Luong Tu, you need to check the weather forecast 3 to 5 days before going. This helps tourists prepare properly and promptly make the right decisions such as canceling tickets or tours due to floods or landslides.

9.2 Physical and psychological stability:

  • It is certain and obvious that mountain climbing is a subject that requires real health, this is absolutely not an experience for people with little work or weak health. In addition, those of you who often suffer from heart disease, blood pressure, etc. should not put yourself in a dangerous situation when you are not healthy enough to “trek”. For that reason, the days before Climbing mountains, you need to train your physical strength with basic exercises such as jogging, walking, climbing stairs, etc., get enough sleep and “recharge your energy” by eating and drinking, guaranteed to be on the day of “trekking”. Bach Moc Luong Tu, you must have 100% physical strength.

9.3 Food & drink:

  • The length of the Bach Moc Luong Tu “trekking” route is 30km, and the trip takes 3 to 4 days, so it is mandatory that you bring food, divided into 2 main types: nutritious food. Replenish energy as soon as needed, such as bread, chocolate, electrolyte mineral water to help the body relieve fatigue, avoid low blood pressure, low calcium, etc. The next type is food used to fill up, Lam rice, grilled chicken,…

9.4 Medicines, first aid medical equipment:

  • No one knows in advance that unexpected accidents may occur, basic medicines such as flu, fever reducer, medical bandages, antiseptics, insect repellents, Mosquito bites…are necessary.

9.5 Specialized mountain climbing equipment:

  • you need to prepare specialized clothes for trekkers. Clothes should be made of good, comfortable material, have good elasticity, absorb sweat, and have seams on the sleeves, legs, or neck to prevent mosquitoes from flying onto the body. Besides, you should prepare a good pair of shoes to avoid getting blisters on your feet, a walking stick, a flashlight, a sleeping bag, sunscreen for your unprotected skin when you return, etc. In particular, If visitors go in the winter, they must bring warm clothes, gloves, socks, thermal patches and insulating mats to sleep on, because the temperature on the top of the mountain is very low and cold.

The journey to conquer Bach Moc Luong Tu peak ended with many interesting and nostalgic things. If you are someone who loves to explore nature, your legs must be going crazy, right? Please contact Origin Vietnam immediately – a professional tour operator for trekking adventure tours in Vietnam, we are always ready to provide useful information about destinations and accompany tourists on their journey to explore Lao Cai with the most wonderful experience.

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