Ta Xua Trek: 3 Days of Pristine Wilderness Exploration

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The Best Ta Xua Trek: 3 Days of Pristine Wilderness Exploration

Duration: 03 Days
Trip Code: ORG_TXT03

Best places to visit:

Hanoi → Tram TauTa Xua Peak Forest → Mossy Forest → Tram Tau Hot Spring


Ta Xua trekking 3 days 2 nights is the great time for touching the natural scenery at a remoute area. Belong to Yen Bai Province but different route of Mu Cang Chai rice terrace field, reaching Ta Xua you will reach the heigh 2,800m above the sea. Discover Ta Xua, you will discover the top ten highest mountains in Vietnam where is the famous for Cloudy shooting and explore pristine forest. 

This trekking route is the medium trek (3/5 level) with trek through many peaks, steep loops and mossy forest. You will have the most enjoyment for its. 


  • Have a trekking to Huge Turtle Head which is out of mountain cliff.
  • Reach Dinosaur Backbone where has the long, narrow and lumpy shape and make you a great enjoyment.
  • Enjoy the amazing Mossy Forest when you reach the summit of forest as a wonderland.
  • Best time for cloudy shooting and visiting in Ta Xua from November till April next year but climate can be cold from Jan to Feb.


  • This itinerary is a private tour. It shows you what is possible to travel and visiting with our guide and driver
  • We CAN also tailor made this trip as your requirement and budget such as accommodation, its inclusions…

Amazing Ta Xua Trekking 3 Days Travel Map

Itinerary Details

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Day 1: Hanoi – Tram Tau – Bac Yen – Ta Xua Homestay in Ta Xua (L/D)

Morning Activities:

At 6.00 am Our guide and driver will welcome you at your Hotel Hanoi and transfer to Son La – 200km and spend 5 hours by car to reach Bac Yen town. You will have a pass through beautiful mountain, windy road or even some route has bumpy road

En route you will have a stopover at Tram Tau centre where you have at local restaurant and have a short break.

Afternoon Activities:

You travel ahead to Ta Xua (Bac Yen) 50km and discover Xim Vang Commune where it is famous for cloudy enjoyment and enjoy the sunset over the mountain summit.

This is one of the famous check in spot in Ta Xua now and enjoy the cloudy

Moreover, you will have time to check in at Single apple tree (Cây Táo Mèo cô đơn) in Ta Xua with the most beautiful scenery of red leaves on the land which makes an impression.

After that you travel to homestay, check in homestay and have dinner with the family.

Overnight at homestay.

Some notes & summary:

  • Trekking time: ~ 3 hours
  • Easy trek
  • This is a high place so sometimes homestay has not enough water & homestay is share bathroom with household and other tourists
  • December is winter season in North Vietnam so it can be colder than so you need to have warm clothes while trekking
  • Depend on climate on trekking date, our guide can make changes so that guarantee the safe as well as real situation for your trekking route
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Day 2: Full day trek to Ta Xua Peak Forest and Mossy Forest. Camping in Ta Xua (B/L/D)

Morning Activities:

Get up early and enjoy the sunset over the mountain region (or you can enjoy it in Ta Xua).

After breakfast at homestay, you can have a cup of coffee to enjoy the morning scenery or a cup of ginger tea to warm you. Then you will leave homestay and continue your discovery of Ta Xua Mountain for a full day.

Today is a hard trek for you when you spend 10 km trekking to its summit. You will reach Turtle Head where you can get more mountain scenery.

You will conquer Ta Xua Mountain summit and be on the Dinosaur Back and be one of the places to enjoy the sunrise over the mountain. Ta Xua Mountain summit where you can enjoy the first sunny harmony in the white cloud and make you feel as in the paradise and blue sky.

Dinosaur Back is Hang Dong Commune where has the small road on the summit mountain which looks like a dinosaur.

From here you can catch the panorama of mountains, hills, and forest in Son La. Free to shoot wonderful photos (Depending on weather conditions you can have a different view each day and it is cloudy here).

Have a picnic lunch.

Afternoon Activities:

Our guide continues to lead you for more trek to Mossy forest which is a magic world which leads you to Fairy Tail. You have a chance to touch big trees which have been covered by moss for hundreds of years. This is one of the peak spots in Ta Xua and requires you to trek through a hard path to reach. (in case days are not good, we can skip it for safety).

You will have a camping night on Ta Xua summit. Have a picnic dinner and overnight at the tent.

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Day 3: Ta Xua Trekking – Tram Tau Hot Spring - Hanoi (B/L)

Morning Activities:

Get up early and enjoy the sunset over the mountain region & harmony yourself into the nature and forest atmosphere. After breakfast prepared by our porter, you will continue your trekking to Ta Xua Summit. There are 2 summit at height 2800m and 2865m so you can conquer one of them

And then leave for trek back and pass through the same route which you did on Day 2 and return to the height of 1941m point for relax and have lunch.

Afternoon Activities:

Our guide and driver will transfer you to Yen Bai Province and relax at Tram Tau Hot Spring to enjoy the nice scenery as well as fresh yourself on the hotspring after having a trekking time.

After that you leave Yen Bai to return to Hanoi city. You arrive in Hanoi late afternoon or evening.

Wishing you a great time with us!



  • PRIVATE door to door transport (new vehicle) with air-conditioned
  • Experience English speaking guide
  • Meals as mentioned above (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Homestay
  • Entrance fees
  • Camping tent
  • Mineral water daily 2 bottle 500ml/per day
  • Permission
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
  • Bank fees if payment by credit card
  • Gov tax and service charge
  • No extra charge after final confirmation


  • International flight in & out Vietnam
  • Meals not mentioned in program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Drinks (coca cola, soft drinks, wine…)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porter
  • Travel Insurance
  • Other expenses not mentioned in program
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