Experience some of the top adventure trips in Vietnam as you go along this list!
EXPLORE THE WORLD’S BIGGEST CAVE IN PHONG NHA
One of the most sought after top adventure trips in Vietnam is exploring Phong Nha’s biggest cave.
Phong Nha is one of the country’s best destinations with various stunning caves hidden in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
Aside from the scenes, the tour itself is also made affordable. First on the list of caves in the area is the largest which is the Hang Son Doong cave that can fit a Boeing B747!
The cave has a thriving ecosystem and an absolutely magnificent sight to see. It is best for adventurers and trekkers alike, especially anyone craving an expedition.
Exploring Phong Nha, you can expect to cross rivers, go through lush green plants, walk past several limestones and local villages, and invite people.
CRUISE ALONG THE MEKONG DELTA
Heading south of Vietnam, cruising along the Mekong Delta river is an unmissable adventure trip in the country.
The Mekong River leads into the ocean which brings a fresh catch to the locals in the area. Aside from this, there are also several trading and selling goods along the river through their floating markets.
To avoid the crowd, try to head to the floating market early in the morning!
To best explore the Mekong Delta, it’s best to get into a boat or take a relaxing cruise. If the time of the essence on your trip, try the Can Tho or Ben Tre boat tours.
However, if you have more time to spare for this trip, don’t miss the chance to experience the 4-8 day cruise from Vietnam all the way to Cambodia along the Mekong Delta.
LEARN ABOUT THE HILL TRIBES IN KON TUM
The Kon Tum may look like a typical city in Vietnam but not everyone knows about its nearby towns that offer picturesque farmlands and awe-striking ethnic structures.
You can simply rent a bike and ride your way to the hill tribe villages. It is also known for the large Long Houses and steep-pitched wooden shelters.
Kon Tum is considered one of the most iconic places that are off the beaten path in Vietnam! So if you’re looking for something new and fresh away from the busy streets of mainstream cities, give Kon Tum a chance.
CLIMB THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN INDOCHINA
Are you a fan of trekking or hiking long distance? Mount Fansipan is the perfect trail for you as it is considered the highest peak in Indochina.
It spans 3,143 meters high and will take you an average of 3 days to reach its peak. Should you wish to try this trail, expect harsh winds, rough terrains, and steep routes.
Basically, this trail is not for the faint-hearted but rather for the professional ones that are on for a challenge. Otherwise, just hop in one of the gondolas that go up to the peak.
Mount Fansipan is nestled near Sapa and there are also several tours you can book through guest houses in Sapa.
GO FOR A TREK IN SAPA
Sapa is known for its stunning views and staggering mountains. It is one of the best places for trekking with rolling rice terraces and easy to difficult trails.
Alongside the enticing hiking trails are the intriguing Hmong, Tay, and Dao tribes. They are welcoming ethnic people that live around Sapa.
Several of these local tribes offer accommodation and trekking services during your stay in Sapa.
CANYONING IN DA LAT
For adrenaline junkies, this one should come really exciting for you! Dalat has several falls that go as high as 18 meters to rappel and also an 11-meter cliff where you can jump off freely.
Dalat is ideal for anyone wanting to try canyoning with several beginner routes. It also offers half-day tours that will surely get the blood pumping (make sure you are fit for this activity) as it will certainly hone your skills and entails rigorous movements.
Generally, you will be required to hike, swim, climb, and abseil. All these will take hours and thus need strength and some muscle.
The Dalat canyoning tours follow international safety standards so you can indulge in this activity at ease.