You are an adventure lover and want to travel on a Vietnam tour? Besides beautiful waterfalls, magnificent mountains and attractive streams, you should not lose out on passes for your Vietnam tour itinerary. The following amazing mountain passes in Vietnam are supposed to be wonders. Although they are considered to be very dangerous and the haunting of drivers, these 6 passes below still attracts many tourists because of their original and majestic beauty.
#1. Ma Pi leng Pass – Ha Giang
With the length of 20km and the height of 1.200 m, Ma Pi Leng Pass is in Dong Van rock steppe. Connecting Ha Giang city, Dong Van and Meo Vac district, this pass is famous for winding road from this mountain to another mountain. Maybe that is why tourists call Ma Pi Leng as the king of the most dangerous roads in Vietnam. At the top of Ma Pi Leng mount is the “happiness” road, there has a stone stele recording the marks in the construction process.
#2. Pha Din Pass – Son La, Lai Chau
Pha Din Pass is included in Pha Din steppe system and 32 km in length. This pass has a dangerous terrain, one side is the cliff and the other side is deep abyss. Moreover, there are so many dangerous curves like sleeve curves, A curves, Z curves.
#3. O Quy Ho Pass – Lao Cai
Across the magnificent Hoang Lien Son range of mountains, O Quy Ho Pass, the unorthodox “King of Northwest Pass” holds the record for a length of up to 50 km and the top of the pass at an altitude of nearly 2.000 m, known as “Heaven Gate”. if overcome fears and climbed to, tourists will have the opportunity to admire the clouds floating like a fairy realm.
If overcome fears and climbed to, Vietnam tourists will have the opportunity to admire the clouds floating like a fairy realm.
#4. Khau Pha Pass – Yen Bai
Khau Pha Pass is one of the most dangerous roads which crosses the highest mountain in Mu Cang Chai – Khau Pha Peak. It is very winding and steep, especially, this pass is more dangerous than ever on foggy days.
#5. Hai Van Pass – Hue
Mentioning provinces of the Vietnam’s middle, people immediately think of Hai Van Pass – one of the most frightening passes of Vietnam while it’s also a main road to connect the north and the south. Nevertheless, there is no reason to deny that it is the most magnificent natural picture Mother Nature gives Vietnam; let’s imagine how truly beautiful it is as one side is mountain, and the other is sea. It’s true to call it “Cloud Pass”.
#6. Ngoan Muc Pass – Ninh Thuan
Ngoan Muc Pass is 18,5 km and the average slope is over 9 degree. This pass runs along the steep ridge connected with Ninh Son valley and Lang Biang Steppe. As its name, Ngoan Muc Pass will conquer every tourists by its dangerous, majestic scene but also very poetic and romantic.