Thanh Ba Phu Tho

Thanh Ba is a mountainous district in western Phu Tho Province, Vietnam. The district covers an area of 194 square kilometres, and offers some of very beautiful off the beaten path hiking trails in Vietnam. If you look for Thanh Ba treks, Thanh Ba hikes, hiking Thanh Ba Vietnam, Thanh Ba trekking tours, Thanh Ba hiking tours, Thanh Ba trekking homestay you just need to let us know your travel requirements. We can tailor-make an itinerary for you.

Thanh Ba Phu Tho map

The districts contains 1 township and 26 communes including Thanh Ba, Dong Xuan, Luong Lo, Hanh Cu, Yen Khe, Vu Yen, Phuong Linh, Man Lan, Hoang Cuong, Thanh Xa, Chi Tien, Son Cuong, Do Son, Thanh Ha, Dong Thanh, Khai Xuan, Vo Lao, Quang Nap, Ninh Dan, Yen Noi, Thai Ninh, Dong Linh, Dai An, Nang Yen, Do Xuyen, Thanh Van, and Van Linh.

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 there

The best way to get to Thanh Ba 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 Thanh Ba. 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 Thanh Ba 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 Thanh Ba guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended, especially when you travel to an off the beaten path destination like Thanh Ba Vietnam.

Thanh Ba Phu Tho weather

Thanh Ba 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.

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Thanh Ba hiking tours

Suggestions of trekking, hiking itineraries are arranged in Thanh Ba district, Phu Tho province.

Phu Tho 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.