Van Yen Yen BaiVan Yen, Yen Bai Province, Vietnam
Van Yen Yen Bai is a mountainous district of Yen Bai province in the north west Vietnam. Van Yen district is another Vietnam non-touristy travel destination offering some of best Vietnam off the beaten track holidays, adventure travel tours, and outdoor activities. Van Yen district covers an area of 1389 square kilometres. It contains 1 township […]
Van Yen Yen Bai is a mountainous district of Yen Bai province in the north west Vietnam. Van Yen district is another Vietnam non-touristy travel destination offering some of best Vietnam off the beaten track holidays, adventure travel tours, and outdoor activities.
Van Yen district covers an area of 1389 square kilometres. It contains 1 township and 25 communes including Mau A, Lang Thip, Chau Que Thuong, Chau Que Ha, Lam Giang, An Binh, Quang Minh, Dong An, Phong Du Ha, Phong Du Thuong, Xuan Tam, Tan Hop, Dong Cuong, Mau Dong, Ngoi A, Yen Thai, Yen Hung, Yen Hop, Xuan Ai, Hoang Thang, Vien Son, Mo Vang, Na Hau, Dai Son, Dai Phac, and Yen Phu.
Getting to Van Yen Yen Bai
You can get to Van Yen Yen Bai by taking the overnight train from Hanoi. There are both night and day trains taking you from Hanoi train station to Yen Bai train station is located in Yen Bai provincial capital – Yen Bai city. From there either take a taxi or hire a car to be brought to Van Yen district.
You can also rent a car from Hanoi. The car journey offers the chance to discover the northwest region of Vietnam.
There are public buses from Hanoi to Van Yen. There are more than one departure a day at My Dinh bus station. Please bear in mind Hanoi local buses are usually full at weekend. Tickets can be reserved in advance through transport company or travel agents.
Van Yen Weather
Yen Bai has the tropical monsoon climate with the average temperature of 220C – 230C, the average rainfall of 1,500 – 2,200 mm per year, and the average humidity of 83 – 87%, which are favorable for agriculture and forestry development.
The south of Van Yen district, with the average altitude of 70m, the average temperature of 230C- 240C, has the most drizzling rain of the province, which is good for food crops, forest trees, fruit trees.
The coldest period in Van Yen is from December to February. There is often too thick fog in the winter, but then can be a very nice sunny day and everything changes rapidly. If you like trekking or cycling in and around Van Yen it is recommended in months from September to November and March to May. In these months is very good weather and temperature from 15 to 28 °C and a night temperature from 10-18 °C.
Trekking is the best way to discover the mountainous district of Van Yen, Yen Bai province, northwest Vietnam. Hiking activity offers the chance to explore Van Yen tropical forest, luxuriant mountains, remote hill tribe villages, and beautifual terraced paddy fields. Whether it is a single day hike or multi day treks we have something to suit everybody.
Cycling is another great way to discover the region of Van Yen. This less-traveled district of Yen Bai has sealed, paved cycle routes, single dirt tracks, mountain trails offering fantastic bike rides for enthusiastic road cyclists and mountain bikers. We have a range of road cycling tours and mountain bike tours around Van Yen Yen Bai as well as the north west region of Vietnam, providing options for both those who want some mountain challenges and those who prefer long flat rides.
There are other travel activities which can also be available in Van Yen such as cooking, traditional music performances, motorcycle, motorbike tours from Hanoi, community travel, caving, agricultural tours…
YEN BAI ITINERARY
Take a look at our collection of Yen Bai Itinerary including not only Yen Bai sightseeing culture tours, but also a wide range of Vietnam special theme tours are arranged in Yen Bai province as well as the northwest Vietnam. There are such activities as road cycling, trekking homestay, community travel, photography, boat trip, and scooter touring.
Plan your perfect adventure with our sample itineraries below.
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