Campsites near Hanoi for Adventurous Tourists.
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You may experience of camping on the coast, on the windswept highland or along the forest, etc. which are not too far from Hanoi.
The following destinations are reasonable for those who want to taste a true feeling of camping. You will have a lot of fun in one or two days off at low cost.
Ham Lon hill, Hanoi
It is located in the north which is 50 kilometers far from hanoi vietnam. Tourists may easily travel in the direction of Thang long – Noi Bai highway and then turn to 35 highway. Ham Lon hill area attracts many young adventurous people who want to experience the feeling of camping in the forest.
Ham Lon is suitable for young alpinists with full types of terrain such as lake, forest, grassland. In addition, this area is quite safe. Tourists may buy some necessary belongings at some local people’s houses and you just have to pay 15,000 VND per night for parking.
Ham Lon hill is reasonable place for traveling in a group.
You can set up your tent by the lakeside or in the mountain which depends on the time of year. Be careful with the rain forest and strong wind to keep camping group in safety.
Dong Cao highland, Bac Giang
Dong Cao is situated 150 kilometers far from Hanoi. From Hanoi, you may follow national route 1A and then follow the highway 31 to An Chau town. It is about 30 km from there to Dong Cao. Or from the center of Bac Giang city, tourists can travel in the direction of Dong Son district and then turn to 10 km pathway to highland area.
Dong Cao is an exciting destination with grasslands, large stones which are undulations. This region has ideal conditions for camping in short time.
Visitors can enjoy fresh air and breeze down from the hill to valley. You also may oversee all the view of Dong Cao highland from the top of the mountain. Visitors come across Dao ethnic minority easily because they herd their animals here.
The vast scenery of Dong Cao highland
Visitors need to prepare your furniture fully because there are not many residents here. However, this area is quite safe because people here are friendly, good-natured as well. You have to pay just 10,000 VND for parking overnight.
Hai Thinh beach, Nam Dinh
Coastal camping is not strange to traveller but let’s try and enjoy the interesting atmosphere at sea through night if you have a chance. Hai Thinh Beach is 160 km far from Hanoi along 21st Highway. Hai Thinh is located in the west of Nam Dinh. It belongs to Thing Long town, Hai Thinh commune, Hai Hau district. This is clean and safe beach, stretching about 3 km sand and it is not muddy sinking.
There are not many visitors here so you can enjoy camping without being affected. Everyone can take pleasure in peaceful setting in the early morning and at sunset.
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