Vietnam was not part of Asia’s list of popular countries for adventure sports till the beginning of last decade. But, things have changed, as these days there are several destinations that are gaining popularity and attracting international adventure sport lovers. There are several destinations in Vietnam where you can enjoy kite-surfing, sea kayaking, canyoning; rock climbing and even trekking.
There are several areas in Vietnam that are perfect for trekking. If you have considerable experience; you can try your luck by visiting Mai Châu District situated in Vietnam’s northwest region. Sa Pa town in northwest is also popular among trekking enthusiasts.
There are several others spots around Da Lat, Kon Tum, and inside national parks like Yok Don, Cat Tien, Bach Ma, Cuc Phuong, and Cat Ba.
If you are planning to visit vietnam trekking areas for the first time, it is advisable to get in touch with local tour agents or sports clubs in advance. Make sure that you carry your gear with you, if you are not carrying, you can also hire trekking gear.
Mountain biking can satisfy your thirst for thrill
Vietnam is slowly becoming bicycle friendly, and several parts of the country have dedicated lanes for bicycles. There are several tour operators that organize mountain biking tours as well as tours on bicycle from one city to the other.
If you are looking for mountain biking or cycling opportunities in wild, you can also visit national parks that allow mountain biking. Sa Pa is slowly gaining popularity as spot for biking activities.
You can enjoy this activity in areas like Mekong Delta, Da Lat, Bac Ha, Mai Chau, etc. Instead of cycling or going for mountain biking in unknown areas, it is advisable to do the same in any of national parks in Vietnam.