Chi Lang is a district of Lang Son Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. The district covers an area of 703 km², and offers some of the most beautiful off the beaten track trekking holidays in Vietnam. If you look for Chi Lang treks, Chi Lang hikes, Chi Lang mountain climb, hiking Chi Lang Vietnam, Chi Lang trekking tours, Chi Lang hiking tours, Chi Lang trekking homestay you have just discovered the right place. We at Hiking Vietnam can tailor-make private, guided hiking trips, trekking homestay in Chi Lang Vietnam.
Chi Lang Lang Son map
The district is divided into 2 townships and 19 communes including Dong Mo, Chi Lang, Quang Lang, Quan son, Lam Son, Huu Kien, Lien Son, Chien Thang, Van An, Van Thuy, Bac Thuy, Nhan Ly, Mai Sao, Thuong Cuong, Hoa Binh, Gia Loc, Bang Mac, Bang Huu, Van Linh, Y Tich, and Chi Lang.
The ethnic groups which inhabit the area are the Viet (Kinh), Tay, Nung, Dao, Mong and San Chay, Ngai who retained their tribal life styles. Nungs comprised 42.97% of the population, followed by Tay people with 35.92%. Ethnic Vietnamese are 16.5%, and the remainder are mostly Dao, Hoa, Sán Chay and Hmong.
The best way to get to Chi Lang from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought to Chi Lang. Those who are on budget can take a public bus. Hanoi Lang Son city bus journey takes about 4-5 hours on 1A Express Highway. Then either take another local bus or motor-taxi to get to Chi Lang from Lang Son city. There are also local buses from neighboring provinces to Lang Son (Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang…)
Booking a Chi Lang guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended, especially when you travel to an off the beaten path destination like Chi Lang Vietnam.
Chi Lang weather
Chi Lang has an average annual temperature of 17–22 °C and an average annual rainfall of 1,200–1,600 millimetres (47–63 in). The average temperature in the summer is 28.5 °C (83.3 °F) and 12–13 °C (54–55 °F) in the winter, It has an average humidity of 80–85% and an average of 1600 hours of sunlight a year. Follow this link for more information about Vietnam weather.
Chi Lang hiking tours
Suggestions of trekking, hiking itineraries are arranged in Chi Lang district, Lang Son province.
Lang Son tours
Our collection of best Lang Son tours including not only Lang Son hiking tours, but also car trips, road trips, mountain climb, homestay, caving tours, bike ride, motorcycle tours we at Hiking Vietnam can organize in this region. Traveling these tours you will discover Lang Son province as well as other non-touristy places in north east Vietnam.