Conquer 3,045 Bach Moc Luong Tu Mount – an experience to remember in Vietnam


While most people already know that some of the highest and most challenging peaks in the world lie in the Himalaya, Everest, Andes, Makalu, Karakorum, and other high ranges, climbers hoping for big adventures need to look no further than our S-shaped country.

It is mainstream, it is common knowledge, and it is not much of a secret that Mount Fansipan with a summit 3,143 meters above sea level is Vietnam’s highest mountain. But, and let’s get real for a second, do all of you know what our country’s fourth highest mountain is? That’s why we are here to show you a reason to go your Sapa group tours. Bach Moc Luong Tu – the fourth tallest mountain in Vietnam – is amount to climb for a big adventure.

Mount Bach Moc Luong Tu – the fourth highest mount in Vietnam


Mount Bach Moc Luong Tu

Mount Bach Moc Luong Tu is located on the border between Lai Chau and Lao Cai Province. The Ki Quan San Hamlet, Sang Ma Sao Village, Bat Xat District, Lao Cai side of the mountain is widely considered to be the more difficult and hazardous side, so the summit is usually attempted from the Den Sung Hamlet, Sin Suoi Ho Village, Phong Tho District, Lai Chau Province side.

If climbing a mountain is on your bucket list, Sapa tours are for you. Conquering Bach Moc Luong Tu – the fourth tallest mountain in Vietnam comes with serious bragging rights for adventure-seeking travelers. 3,045-meter-high Mount Bach Moc Luong Tu is visible from Lao Cai and Lai Chau Provinces, but climbing it is no easy undertaking. Fair warning, every single meter of Mount Bach Moc Luong Tu is physically demanding. It requires traveling on the steep rocky trails before arriving at the top with a big challenge of stony cliffs and plenty of moss.


Bach Moc Luong Tu – the dreaming destination of all mountain adventure seekers

Still, the airy views from the enthralling 30-km forest trail, which narrows to only several feet in width in some places with multiple turnovers and different types of terrain like bare hills, wood and bamboo forest and high, adventurous, and sheer rocks surrounding and is flanked by thousand foot drops on either side, makes climbing Bach Moc Luong Tu one of the most unique experiences on your Sapa tour in Northern Vietnam.

Conquer Mount Bach Moc Luong Tu – an unforgettable experience on your Vietnam adventure tours

Climbing Mountain Bach Moc Luong Tu – the fourth highest mount in Vietnam is one of the ultimate achievements in the sport of mountaineering. It is a one-of-a-kind place in Northern Vietnam to get a “big mountain” experience with such a long approach.


Conquer Bach Moc Luong Tu

Anyone who has spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You are a couple hours into your 9km-hike (depending on the accurate weather condition); panoramas of rocky terrain, sweeping valleys, jagged mossy cliff lines, and nature’s hidden lavish beauties consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb higher and higher to reach the peak of the natural boundary between Lai Chau and Lao Cai Province and immerse in the majestic scenery. Each step takes you closer to the culmination of what you have spent the better part of the day on your best tours in Vietnam pushing towards. Then, with a final boost of adrenaline you take the final step to the compelling location for exploring the heart-whelming natural beauty; throwing your hands in the air, high-fiving your compadres, and enjoying a sense of conqueror… you have made it to the fourth highest top in Vietnam.

Like Mount Fansipan, Mount Bach Moc Luong Tu whose summit is considered one of the best places on earth for viewing the cosmos is considered a sacred mountain by native Vietnamese. Spending a night on Mount Bach Moc Luong Tu is such an amazing occasion to sit back in a sleeping bag, sip some hot tea, and dream of all the mountain adventures waiting for you under that magnificent star-studded mantle.

Of course, it is highly recommended to have some degree of experience and a great deal of perseverance to conquer Mount Bach Moc Luong Tu. However, if you have none of these above, why not go on your Sapa group tours?

Author Since: Jan 23, 2019

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