Sharing the cool climate and the mountain-based locations, many people consider Tam Dao as a miniature of Sapa. But actually, theTam Dao travel guides, Tam Dao tours in Vietnam two sides are intrinsically different. Tam Dao means three islands – a mountain range located about 75 km north of Hanoi. The significant shorter distance from Hanoi to Tam Dao compared to Sapa gives this area many advantages.

One can easily combine the visit to the mountain retreat area with a road trip from Hanoi. The cool climate and extensive green is another advantage, especially in the summer where Hanoi always seems overheated. Tam Dao is more suitable for a relaxing retreat than an intensive adventure. Accommodation facility as well as restaurants is readily available. The road that leads from lowland to highland is breath-taking; those who are into physical activities can never afford to muss a biking tour.

Many hotels, guesthouses and restaurants are ready to serve tourists. It is worth to visit when tourists take a walk on zigzagging mountain path to sightsee the landscape of mountain and forest in this place. Other few places that should be listed in tourists’ itinerary are Bac (Silver) Waterfall, Mother Goddess Temple, Phu Nghia Peak.

Tam Dao is a tourist attraction frequented by thousands of visitors in summer. Get there by car or motorbike.

Credit to: Pham Viet Dung ( Dz Photography)