Tam Dao National Park is an attractive expanse of mountainous terrain, spanning a large area around the Tam Dao range with more than 20 peaks over 1,000 metres high. The park’s scenic hiking trails and rare fauna and flora make for a rewarding getaway from the busy streets of Hanoi.
Hire a local guide and explore the jungle, where you can spot rarely-seen, endangered wildlife. Tam Dao National Park is full of exotic animals, home to more than 60 species of mammals and 200 species of birds.
For those seeking scenic landscapes should embark on a 30-minute hike to the waterfall or a short trek through the exquisite bamboo forest. Book a visit to the Animals Asia Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre, located at the bottom of the mountain, where you can view amazing species up close.
The easiest way to get into Tam Dao National Park is to rent a motorbike or take a taxi from Hanoi and travel about two hours to the park entrance. You can also take a bus from the Long Bien bus terminal. Once within the park, you can explore on foot.