Last updated on November 30th, 2016 at 09:04 pm
Doan Hung is a mountainous district in western Phu Tho Province, Vietnam. The district covers an area of 302 square kilometres, and offers some of very beautiful off the beaten path hiking trails in Vietnam. If you look for Doan Hung treks, Doan Hung hikes, hiking Doan Hung Vietnam, Doan Hung trekking tours, Doan Hung hiking tours, Doan Hung trekking homestay you just need to let us know your travel requirements. We can tailor-make an itinerary for you.
Doan Hung Map
The districts contains 1 township and 27 communes including Doan Hung, Dong Khe, Nghinh Xuyen, Hung Quan, Van du, Chi Dam, Huu Do, Dai Nghia, Phu thu, Hung Long, Vu Quang, Minh Phu, Chan Mong, Van Don, Minh Tien, Tieu Son, Yen Kien, Soc Dang, Ngoc Quan, Phong Phu, Phuong Trung, Tay Coc, Ca Dinh, Phuc Lai, Que Lam, Bang Luan, Bang Doan, and Minh Luong.
Doan Hung is best known for its grape fruits, also called Phu Doan Grapefruit which has its special characteristics of small size, juicy, sweet and soft taste and thin skin.
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 to Doan Hung Phu Tho
The best way to get to Doan Hung 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 Doan Hung. 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 Doan Hung 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 Doan Hung guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended, especially when you travel to an off the beaten path destination like Doan Hung Vietnam.
Doan Hung Weather
Doan Hung 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. Follow this link for more information about Vietnam weather.
Phu Tho Package 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 Lotussia run in this region. Traveling these tours you will discover Phu Tho province as well as other non-touristy places in north east Vietnam.