Cam Khe is a mountainous district in western Phu Tho Province, Vietnam. The district covers an area of 234 square kilometres, and offers some of very beautiful off the beaten path hiking trails in Vietnam. If you look for Cam Khe treks, Cam Khe hikes, hiking Cam Khe Vietnam, Cam Khe trekking tours, Cam Khe hiking tours, Cam Khe trekking homestay you just need to let us know your travel requirements. We can tailor-make an itinerary for you.
Cam Khe Map
The districts contains 1 township and 30 communes including Song Thao, Cat Tru, Cap Dan, Chuong Xa, Dieu Luong, Dong Cam, Dong Luong, Hien Da, Huong Lung, Ngo Xa, Phu Khe, Phu Lac, Phung Xa, Phuong Xa, Phuong Vi, Sai Nga, Son Nga, Son Tinh, Tam Son, Ta Xa, Thanh Nga, Thuy Lieu, Tien Luong, Tinh Cuong, Tung Khe, Tuy Loc, Van Ban, Van Khuc, Xuong Thinh, Yen Duong, and Yen Tap.
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 Cam Khe Phu Tho
The best way to get to Cam Khe 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 Cam Khe. 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 Cam Khe 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 Cam Khe guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended, especially when you travel to an off the beaten path destination like Cam Khe Vietnam.
Cam Khe Weather
Cam Khe is located in the subtropical monsoon region. The township 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 Hiking Vietnam run in this region. Traveling these tours you will discover Phu Tho province as well as other non-touristy places in north east Vietnam.