Last updated on November 30th, 2016 at 09:06 pm
Lam Thao is a mountainous district in western Phu Tho Province, Vietnam. The district covers an area of 115 square kilometres, and offers some of very beautiful off the beaten path hiking trails in Vietnam. If you look for Lam Thao treks, Lam Thao hikes, hiking Lam Thao Vietnam, Lam Thao trekking tours, Lam Thao hiking tours, Lam Thao trekking homestay you just need to let us know your travel requirements. We can tailor-make an itinerary for you.
Lam Thao Map
The districts contains 1 township and 13 communes including Lam Thao, Hung Son, Xuan Huy, Thach Son, Tien Kien, Son Vi, Hop Thai, Kinh Ke, Ban Nguyen, Vinh Lai, Tu Xa, Son Duong, Xuan Lung, and Cao Xa.
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 Lam Thao Phu Tho
The best way to get to Lam Thao 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 Lam Thao. 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 Lam Thao 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 Lam Thao guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended, especially when you travel to an off the beaten path destination like Lam Thao Vietnam.
Lam Thao Weather
Lam Thao 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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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.