Last updated on November 30th, 2016 at 09:07 pm
Tam Nong is a mountainous district in western Phu Tho Province, Vietnam. The district covers an area of 156 square kilometres, and offers some of very beautiful off the beaten path hiking trails in Vietnam. If you look for Tam Nong treks, Tam Nong hikes, hiking Tam Nong Vietnam, Tam Nong trekking tours, Tam Nong hiking tours, Tam Nong trekking homestay you just need to let us know your travel requirements. We can tailor-make an itinerary for you.
Tam Nong Map
The districts contains 1 township and 19 communes including Hung Hoa, Hung Do, Quang Huc, Hien Quan, Thanh Uyen, Tam Cuong, Van Luong, Co Tiet, Huong Non, Tho Van, Di Nau, Dau Duong, Thuong Nong, Hong Da, Phuong Thinh, Te Le, Tu My, Xuan Quang, Huong Nha, and Vuc Truong.
Ethnic Vietnamese (Kinh), Mường, Dao and Sán Chay are the dominant ethnic groups which live in the area. The Dao build their houses in the traditional style, built either on stilts, level with the ground or half on stilts and the other half beaten with earth. Du village, located within the Xuan Son National Park, contains an overwhelming majority of this ethnic group is a tourist attraction.
Getting to Tam Nong Phu Tho
The best way to get to Tam Nong from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought to any place in Tam Nong. Those who are on budget can take a public bus. Hanoi Viet Tri bus journey takes about 4-5 hours on road. Then either take another local bus or motor-taxi to get to Tam Nong from Viet Tri city. There are also local buses from neighboring provinces to Phu Tho (Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang…)
Booking a Tam Nong guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended, especially when you travel to an off the beaten path destination like Tam Nong Vietnam.
Tam Nong Weather
Tam Nong is located in the subtropical monsoon region. The district has recorded average temperature of 23.5 °C (74.3 °F); the highest temperature and the lowest temperatures recorded have been 29 °C (84 °F) (July) and 15 °C (59 °F) (February), respectively.
The average rainfall varies between 1,600 millimetres (63 in) and 1,800 millimetres (71 in). Humidity is high during the monsoon season from May to October with the annual average figure of 85%; in the dry season it goes below 80%. Precipitation is in the form of rainfall, most of it falling during the monsoon period. Most of the rain usually falls between April and September.
Follow this link for more information about Vietnam weather.
Phu Tho Package Tours
Our collection of best Phu Tho tours including not only Phu Tho hiking tours, but also car trips, road trips, caving tours, bike ride, motorcycle tours we at Lotussia run in this region. Traveling these tours you will discover Phu Tho province as well as other non-touristy places in north east Vietnam.