Conquering Lùng Cúng Mountain in Yên Bái

Conquering Lùng Cúng Mountain in Yên Bái
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With an altitude of greater than 2,900m, Lùng Cúng is in one of the vital lovely mountains in Việt Nam. The highest of the mountain is roofed by clouds year-round, which vacationers like to snap images of.

, Conquering Lùng Cúng Mountain in Yên Bái

Checking within the Lùng Cúng mountain peak. — Picture didulich.web

Lùng Cúng is called after a village situated deep in probably the most rugged mountains in Nậm Có Commune, Mù Cang Chải District in Yên Bái Province. The gorgeous trekking route is a harmonious image of inexperienced grass hills, white reeds, huge primaeval forests, and terraced rice fields.

It’s about 250km from central Hà Nội to Lùng Cúng. We took a automobile from Hà Nội to Yên Bái, then rented motorbikes to journey between the villages of Mù Cang Chải District. Due to the mountainous terrain, we rented motorbikes as an alternative of scooters.

Earlier than going to the highest of Lùng Cúng, we stopped at Tu San Village, the place many Thái and Kinh folks dwell. The street to Tu San was muddy with excessive and slim slopes however we have been nonetheless decided to succeed in the village to overcome the gorgeous mountain.

Tu San Village possesses many various cultural options, because of the mixture of structure, delicacies and dwelling habits of the folks.

There are a number of methods to succeed in the highest of Lùng Cúng Mountain, however many individuals say trekking from Tu San Village is one of the best. This street has a various terrain with inexperienced grass hills, a mysterious jungle and a stupendous bamboo forest. Every layer of vegetation gives lovely landscapes, making the trek much less strenuous.

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, Conquering Lùng Cúng Mountain in Yên Bái

Vacationers conquer Lùng Cúng mountain peak from Tu San village. — Picture

After leaving Tu San Village within the thick fog, we bought misplaced within the huge reed fields, fluttering within the wind. Within the distance, clouds have been rising. Via the white reed fields, we entered a forest through which outdated bushes coated the sky, making the forest appear darkish.

It appeared that we have been going by the primaeval forest with probably the most lovely surroundings. The forest has massive, mossy, flat rocks in addition to many streams and waterfalls. Going just a little additional, we noticed distinctive vegetation with bamboo intermixed. The additional we went, the extra the small bushes intertwined.

Close to the highest of the mountain are fields of white flowers. It was nonetheless sunny within the afternoon, nevertheless it was very chilly due to the wind. Crossing the carpet of white flowers, we stopped to find out what method to go. Maybe the distant peak was Lùng Cúng. The wind was getting stronger and stronger and we floundered when strolling on the yellow and brown grass fields as a result of sturdy wind.

We clung tightly to the bushes on the hillside and continued strolling. The sky was getting bluer. Clouds rolled and drifted quick. These lovely moments of nature made our footprints stronger.

We walked alongside the abysses with excessive winds and handed white flower slopes dyed by the solar. 

We have been very excited when the landmark of 2,913 metres above sea stage on the prime of Lùng Cúng appeared.

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This mountain prime has a large floor and open area, like a soccer subject on the highest of a mountain. Within the distance, a sea of white clouds was masking Lùng Cúng Village. The scene was so magical. At that second, every particular person in a nook, stood nonetheless to get pleasure from nature’s reward to us.

We introduced tents to camp on Lùng Cúng. The sensation of lighting a fireplace to heat up on a mountain prime almost 3,000m excessive and waking up early to see the dawn was fantastic.

, Conquering Lùng Cúng Mountain in Yên Bái

Lighting fireplace on the Lùng Cúng mountain peak. — Picture du-lich.web

Tourism potential

Lately, Lùng Cúng villagers have created vacationer routes and guided vacationers to climb the mountain, giving them further earnings. Nonetheless, these efforts are largely disorganised.

“Lùng Cúng has many lovely spots with many sorts of flowers. Lately, many vacationers have wished to return right here, however the unfavourable roads are additionally a barrier for folks within the village who wish to develop the financial system and promote tourism.

“We hope that authorities will make investments amenities from the commune centre to the village for handy journey,” mentioned Giàng A Sang, a resident of Lùng Cúng Village.

At current, Lùng Cúng villagers handle and defend 1,798ha of forest. On common, every family is taking good care of 200 perennial jujube bushes of the Mông folks and lots of of peach bushes, giving a median earnings of VNĐ100-150million (US$4,200-$6,300) per yr. 

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