Bach Moc Luong Tu is the natural boundary between two provinces Lao Cai and Lai Chau. It was first discovered just 3 years ago by one adventurous tourist. The tourist after conquering this mountain shared the picture and feeling to online friends. Since that time, Bach Moc Luong Tu has become the new purpose of every adventure lover.
Bach Moc Luong Tu located in the majestic Hoang Lien Son Mountains. The top is 3,046m above the sea level, and ranks as the fourth tallest mountain in Vietnam, just shorter than Fansipan (3,143m), Pu Ta Leng (3,096m), and Pu Si Lung (3,076m). It is also very rocky and hasty, that who is afraid of heights should not try to trek. However, it is an ideal top for who want to challenge themselves.
It takes about 4 days to discover 30km forest and reach the top of the mountain. Tourists will face with many difficulties such as bare hills, wood and bamboo forest, high and dangerous rocks covered by moss, etc. That is why adventurers need to prepare carefully before starting the journey.
It is best if the visitor makes a complete plan before 1 month, with a specific schedule and calculated time. You should go with a group and do exercise to get good health. Food and clothes must be always ready because it is a long trip in difficult climate condition. However, determination and perseverance are the most important factors to win this challenging top.
To reach the top Bach Moc Luong Tu, you have to trek through a long trail of mountain forests, steep passages which is not a small challenge for the amateur climbers. Visitors can begin the journey from 2 ways: firstly from Den Sung Hamlet in Sin Suoi Ho Village, Phong Tho District, Lai Chau Province or secondly from Ki Quan San Hamlet in Sang Ma Sao Village, Bat Xat District in Lao Cai Province.
The interesting things of the Bach Moc Mountain do not lie in the destination but on the whole journey. They are a wild forest of the Hoang Lien, amazing waterfalls and stream in the road, and the magical beauty of majestic mountains. Adventurers also have a chance to admire many colorful strange flowers in the road.
With big effort and risk, tourists overcome many obstacles to reach the top. The moment when visitors just put feet in the peak of the mountain, they will get amazing emotion which is extremely excited. Some adventure cry on the happiness. They try to take pictures of the fully magical broad view.
The best time to enjoy the wonderful natural scenery is at dawn and sunset, when the sun rising between the floating clouds ocean and when the sun peeks out from behind ridges create magical light. From Bach Moc Moutain, tourists could see very clearly the massifs of Hoang Lien Son rising among clouds ocean. Bach Moc Luong Tu is really deserved to be dubbed as meeting place between heaven and earth.
If you love to explore and not be afraid of risk, do not miss the Bach Moc Luong Tu while traveling Sapa.