Just get on the bus and depart, visitors from Hanoi can find relaxing destinations in a space close to nature.
Visitors departing from Hanoi take about 1-3 hours to travel. At these locations, you can camp, swim, and do gentle trekking… These can be suggestions for the next 30/4 occasion if you want to improvise on the road.
Carp Island, Dan Phuong district
Photo: Facebook Carp Island
Campers in Hanoi named Ca Carp Island because the mudflats, seen from above, are shaped like carp. The green, spacious lawn, also known as the Dan Phuong steppe, overlooking the Carp island, is a place that families have been interested in recently due to its large area, suitable for camping with many people without having to squeeze. overlap each other. Children coming here have plenty of space to play, run, jump and cycle. The campsite is about 20 km from West Lake, suitable for families who do not want to go too far.
Directions: To get here, look up Google Maps with the address of Ca Cop island – camping, note that the section from Bong Lai pagoda to the beach is a bit difficult to go because of the many brick and stone roads.
Ho Chom Nui, Soc Son district
Photo: Bui Quang Thuy
Ho Chom Nui is located in Nam Son commune, Soc Son district. Right now is not the best time of the year to camp because the lake is drying up, but the landscape is beautiful and cool and there are many places to camp, suitable for people who want to breathe fresh air. Currently, Con Nui is still an unexploited tourist destination, suitable for families who want to prepare everything from food, water, etc. The hardest part is setting up a tent, but preparing together is the key. interesting, new to parents and children.
Travel guide: It takes about 1 hour to travel from Hanoi to Chom Nui lake. Just follow the Google Maps application, and you will be taken to the beach where you can set up camp by the lake. This area is free and is about 1 km from the homestay.
Ho Co Dung, Thach That district
Photo: Chu Danh Hieu
Co Dung lake in Tien Xuan commune, Thach That district stands out with an observatory in the middle of the lake and a fresh, fresh natural landscape. The lake is surrounded by small hills, covered with cool green trees. This is a suitable spot for a short picnic during the day, walking around the lake to enjoy the wind. Around the lake there is an embankment, you can stand to take pictures, take the view of the “mountain hugging lake”.
Directions: The lake is located about 40 km from the center of Hanoi, the road is wide, and both cars and motorbikes can come to the place. You follow the directions of Co Dung lake on Google Maps, from the center of Hanoi follow Thang Long Boulevard towards Thach That.
Ba Vi mountain forest, Ba Vi district
Photo: Nguyen Hong Thu Trang
Located at the foot of Tan Linh mountain, Thien Son – Suoi Nga eco-tourism area has a landscape of forests, lakes, streams and waterfalls as well as entertainment and accommodation services divided into three areas: Ha Son, Trung Son and Ngoan Son. Visitors should bring camping gear, tables and chairs, sit by the stream, or walk in the green forest in Ha Son. Because the experience is close to nature, you should apply insect repellent, and observe to avoid snakes, centipedes…
Travel guide: The location is about 60 km from the center of Hanoi, suitable for going back during the day. Move along Thang Long, Lang – Hoa Lac, Yen Bai boulevards to Thien Son Suoi Nga. Another route many people choose is via Highway 32. From the ticket gate of the garden, it is about 3 km from the destination.
Dong Mo Lake, Son Tay town
Photo: Kieu Duong
Dong Mo Lake is a favorite destination for anglers. If you want a new experience for the holiday, you can bring or rent fishing gear. According to legend, the lake was the result of a war between Son Tinh and Thuy Tinh. This is also the location where the movie “The Judge” was filmed. The flat terrain with the grounds running close to the water’s edge is suitable for families and groups of friends eating barbecue.
Directions: Dong Mo Lake is about 50 km west of Hanoi center. You follow Thang Long Boulevard, turn right onto Highway 21, and go straight until there is a sign of the Dong Mo tourist area. Another way is through Highway 32 and then turning to National Highway 21. On the way, visitors will pass through a lakeside road with a wide view, one side is Dong Mo, and the other is a lotus pond.
Boi river bank, Hoa Binh
Photo: Nguyen Hieu
Boi river bank is a low water area, suitable for families with young children who want to play safely. The place is also loved by groups of friends due to the cool water, people often come to splash water, and soak their feet, especially when it starts to get hot. Along the Boi River, there are many private camping sites and natural open ground. If you rent a private yard, you need to pay 50,000-60,000 VND per guest, tent rental services and meals are available. If you want to experience it yourself, you need to bring tents, folding tables and chairs, slippers for wading… The cost is about 300,000 VND per person including food, gas…
Directions: The banks of the Boi River, about 2 hours by car from Hanoi. From Hanoi, follow Highway 21A, then turn onto Provincial Road 12B to enter Kim Boi. Search for the keyword “Boi River Camping Site” on Google Maps.
Cuc Phuong Forest, Ninh Binh
Photo: Nguyen Huu Thong
Coming to Cuc Phuong forest, Ninh Binh this season, you have the opportunity to see butterflies during the day and fireflies in the evening. This is a destination that can camp overnight, suitable for those who love insects, and want to learn about nature. The garden has two campsites, Ho Mac and Xom Bong. Both locations have catering, accommodation and accommodation services for families who do not have experience preparing their own camping gear. Please note to apply mosquito repellent, and squeeze.
Directions: From Hanoi, move in the direction of Ninh Binh highway, then turn onto National Highway 1A in the direction of Trang An, Hoa Lu ancient capital, pass Bai Dinh tourist area, and Dong Chuong lake to Cuc Phuong. Total travel time one way takes more than 2 hours.
Keyword: Nature destination near Hanoi no reservation required