Tam Dao Travel Guide

All things need to know before travelling to Tam Dao

Located just 80km from Hanoi, Tam Dao is known as “Da Lat in the North” thanks to its cool climate all year round and poetic and lyrical scenery. This is also the ideal hot spot in the days when the North is in hot weather.

How Tam Dao is special?

Hanoi and the northern provinces are entering a record heat wave when the outdoor temperature reaches 40 degrees Celsius. In the hot weather. So Vietnam tours and travels to Tam Dao (Vinh Phuc) is considered as the ideal place to escape hot.

One day in Tam Dao you can feel the full weather in four seasons. Morning in Tam Dao will be the spring, the warm afternoon of summer, the romantic afternoon of autumn and the cold winter evening of winter. The average temperature here at any season is about 18 degrees.

How to go to Tam Dao?

At present, the road from Hanoi to Tam Dao is very convenient and easy to go. The main road is beautiful and wide highway, clear lane division. So you can completely feel secure in traveling. There is only one climb to Tam Dao, about 10km long with steep and steep slopes, requiring steady steering.

If you travel by car: You move toward Nhat Tan Bridge or Thang Long Bridge to the outskirts of Hanoi, follow the direction of Noi Bai Airport, then turn to Highway 2. Go about 500m turn right into Noi Bai Highway – Lao Cai. At the turning point of the Tam Duong district, Vinh Phuc turns to the old Highway 2B, then go about 13 km to the town of Tam Dao.

If you drive: You also move toward Nhat Tan Bridge or Thang Long Bridge, turn to Highway 2, go straight to Vinh Yen City. After passing Big C Vinh Yen, pay attention to Tam Dao signboard 25km on the right. Take that direction to Tam Dao.

In addition, you can go to Nhat Nam, Tien Thinh car… service pick up guests in the room very convenient. Or take the bus back Hanoi – Tam Dao.

Accommodation in Tam Dao

Rooms in Tam Dao are quite cheap and have nice view, airy with an average price of 300,000 – 500,000 VND / night. If you go to the weekend, you should make reservations in advance to avoid price increases and space. Currently, some homestay, villa in Tam Dao with swimming pool spillage price range from 1 million to 1.5 million per night for two people, also many people choose.

What to see in Tam Dao?

The tourist area in Tam Dao is not too wide. So the tourist spots are quite close together . If you book a room in the center you will be able to discover all.

TV Tower: Located at an altitude of 1.375m on the top of Thien Nhi. To get here you have to overcome nearly 1400 stone steps. The roads are hard but the scenery along the road is quite romantic and poetic with wild flowers and green plants. Especially when conquering the summit, the view of the surrounding landscape narrows the beautiful landscape of the town in fog fanciful.

Tam Dao ancient stone church: Tam Dao ancient stone church was built in 1906 on the way to Thien Nhi mountain. Initially, this was only a model of French-built leaf floor. Until 1937 the new church was built solidly with stone in the typical Gothic style. This is considered “symbol” point “check-in” indispensable when coming to Tam Dao.

Silver Falls: Located deep in the heart of the mountain forest. Silver Falls is very lively with pictures of small water flowing from the high mountain ridge through the trees and then dip into the waterfall. The trail down the waterfall is not too long. But it is difficult to go, the road is very narrow, slippery and cliffy, one side is rocky mountains, one side is the abyss becomes. So tourists remember safety.

Mau Thuong temple: This is one of the spiritual calendar that you can not ignore when coming to Tam Dao. By the way up here, you will cross 200 stone steps, up through the green forest, poetic.

What to eat in Tam Dao?

Due to the cool weather throughout the year. The suet here is always fresh and sweet. You can taste: garlic fried with garlic sauce, boiled dipping sauce garlic, fried beef with casserole…

In addition, you can enjoy dishes from hills, roasted chicken or grilled pork, steamed … are also very good.

Note: Due to the difference in weather in Tam Dao, you need to prepare thin jackets to avoid cold at night. If moving by motorcycles should go the number of cars, roaring high. Carefully check the front and rear brakes before leaving.

Tam Dao is close to Hanoi so only 2 days and 1 night you can discover the beautiful scenery here with reasonable price. While your vacation in Vietnam on summer time. If sapa is too far so Tam Dao is a great idea to escape the hot weather in Hanoi. See more at our Hanoi tours. For further information you may contact us at +84829098686

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