Son Duong is a rural district of Tuyen Quang Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. The district covers an area of 789 km². We at Hiking Vietnam have not designed any trekking, hiking package in Son Duong Tuyen Quang yet. Therefore, Son Duong tailor-made short excursions, off the beaten path trips, day tours from Hanoi, Son Duong bike tours can be arranged upon request.
Son Duong Tuyen Quang Map
The district contains 1 township and 32 communes including Son Duong, Binh Yen, Cap Tien, Chi Thiet, Dai Phu, Dong Loi, Dong Quy, Dong Tho, Hao Phu, Hong Lac, Hop Hoa, Hop Thanh, Khang Nhat, Lam Xuyen, Luong Thien, Minh Thanh, Ninh Lai, Phu Luong, Phuc Ung, Quyet Thang, Sam Duong, Son Nam, Tam Da, Tan Trao, Thanh Phat, Thien Ke, Thuong Am, Trung Yen, Tu Thinh, Tuan Lo, Van Phu, Van Son, and Vinh Loi.
Getting to Son Duong
The best way to get to Son Duong from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought to your address/hotel in Son Duong district, Tuyen Quang province. Taking a taxi is an alternative option. Choices are diverse as you have now meeter-taxi, Grab Taxi or Uber. Those who are on budget can take local public bus from Hanoi to Tuyen Quang city. Then connect local bus or take a motor-taxi to get to Son Duong. Hanoi Tuyen Quang bus tickets can be bought at My Dinh bus station in Hanoi. The bus journey takes about 3 hours on road.
Booking a guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended, especially when you travel to an off the beaten path destination like Son Duong Vietnam.
Son Duong weather
The tropical climatic seasons are the monsoon and dry season. Rainfall occurs generally during the monsoon months of May to October, which is also the summer season in Son Duong. However, it is unevenly distributed due to varying topography. The average annual rainfall in Tuyen Quang Vietnam is 1,500 millimetres (59 in) in 150 rainy days. Monsoon rainfall accounts for about 94% while the balance occurs during the dry months, which is the winter period.
Depending on the season, the wind direction also varies significantly. Thunderstorms from April to August are also a climatic feature with maximum recorded rainfall of 100 millimetres (3.9 in) during one thunderstorm in some areas. Cyclonic effects with wind speed reaching 40 metres (130 ft)/s have been recorded in some areas of the province. Cyclones occur every year during the transitional months between two seasons namely April and May. Other weather features noted are Mist and the hoarfrost; mist occurs at the beginning of the winter months; recorded for 25 to 55 days in the south and 60 to 80 days in the North. Hoarfrost occurs once every 2 years on average in January or November and for just one day.
The temperate to subtropical, tropical climate facilitates growth of natural flora and a diversified plant mechanism. The northern region of the province experiences a long winter with low temperatures. However, the region gets more rain during summer. The southern region has a diversified climate with a short winter and hot summer followed by a monsoonal season. Frequently, the strong intensity rainstorms result in floods, which occasionally cause damage to people and property. The average temperature in the province is 22.4 °C (72.3 °F).
Tuyen Quang tours
Some of our best Tuyen Quang tours including Tuyen Quang road trips, Tuyen Quang trekking tours, bike ride, motorcycle tours to Tuyen Quang which are created for small group travel, family holdiays, and those who look for a different, off the beaten path trip in Vietnam. Traveling these tours you will discover Tuyen Quang province as well as other non-touristy places in north east Vietnam.