Van Quan is a district of Lang Son Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam. The district covers an area of 549 km², and offers some of the most beautiful off the beaten track trekking holidays in Vietnam. If you look for Van Quan treks, Van Quan hikes, Van Quan mountain climb, hiking Van Quan Vietnam, Van Quan trekking tours, Van Quan hiking tours, Van Quan trekking homestay you have just discovered the right place. We at Hiking Vietnam can tailor-make private, guided hiking trips, trekking homestay in Van Quan Vietnam.
Van Quan Lang Son map
The district is divided into 1 township and 23 communes including Van Quan, Huu Le, Tri Le, Yen Phuc, Binh Phuc, Luong Nang, Tu Xuyen, Trang Son, Xuan Mai, Trang Phai, Tan Doan, Trang Cac, Dong Giap, Chu Tuc, Dai An, Van An, Vinh Lai, Hoa Binh, Van Mong, Viet yen, Phu My, Tran Ninh, Song Giang, and Khanh Khe.
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 Van Quan from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought to Van Quan. 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 Van Quan 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 Van Quan guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended, especially when you travel to an off the beaten path destination like Van Quan Vietnam.
Van Quan weather
Van Quan 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.
Van Quan hiking tours
Suggestions of trekking, hiking itineraries are arranged in Van Quan 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.