Lai Chau Vietnam

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Lai Chau Vietnam, another non-touristy travel destination in the northern Vietnam offers some of best day hikes, mountain biking tours from Sapa Vietnam. Lai Chau province is the best alternative while Sapa is completely foggy in January.

Lai Chau Vietnam Map

Lai Chau is situated on high mountainous region in the North West of Viet Nam, sharing its borders with Yunna (China) on the north, Laos on the west, Lao Cai Province on the north-east, Dien Bien, Son La provinces on the south.

One of the most challenging trekking holidays is available in Lai Chau. We at Hiking Vietnam arranges a 3 day trip, 4 day trip offering the chance to conquer the Pu Sa Leng mountain, 3,096m in height. You can start the mountain hike either from Lai Chau or Lao Cai.

Attractions include the colorful, authentic market in Sin Ho, Tien Son Cave, Muong Lai Spring, and different remote hill tribes villages are interesting to any hiker.

Lai Chau Weather

Belong to tropical monsoon zone; the climate of Lai Chau is divided into two seasons: rain season and dry season. The annual average temperature is 21oC – 23oC.

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Trips to Lai Chau