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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Rhododendrons blossom on the way to conquer Mt.Fansipan, Sapa, Vietnam

Tourists to Sapa this at this time, On the way to conquer Mt.Fansipan, the “roof of Indochina” with the height of 3143m above sea level, you have the opportunity to catch many flowers blooming red rhododendron mountain side.

Scientists have discovered an area of 3,143-metres in the Hoang Lien Mountain Range that has up to 36 types of Do Quyen flowers that grow naturally.

Rhododendrons  blossom on the way to conquer Mt.Fansipan
The place where these flowers grow has earned the name, "Kingdom of the Do Quyen," Many of the plants baring the flower grow at as high as 2000 - 3000 metres above the sea level. The trees which grow them are often too large for one person to put their arm around the trunk.

Some species are under research and are under study for reproduction by the Hoang Lien National Park, which has been recognised as ASEAN Sapa Hertigate Park.

Rhododendrons bloom almost all year round, but there are many species of the season's most beautiful blooms in mid-spring to summer so if you want to climb Mt. Fansipan, this is the reasonable time. In Vietnam, now is early summer and the weather in Sapa is quite cool, dry and bright to climb mountain. You can book package tour of adventure travel companies  include local guides, porters and cooks who's local knowledge and understanding of the different hill-tribe cultures we pass along the way will add to the uniqueness of this exhilarating journey.

You can refer tour conquer Mt. Fansipan of ACTIVETRAVEL ASIA, offers a wide selection of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia adventure tours, including hiking and trekking, biking, motorcycling, kayaking, overland tours and family travel packages.

At 3143m Mt. Fansipan is the highest peak in Vietnam and the entire Indochina peninsula. This remote trek provides plenty to see and absorb, from the scattered rocks inscribed with drawings and designs of unknown origin, to the French influenced hill retreat town of Sapa with its minority groups, beautiful villas and cherry forests.

  • Awesome scenery
  • Great view from the summit
  • Challenging trails
  • Fully supported


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