With the terrain stretching from East to West, Thanh Hoa tourism is blessed with many attractive forms, from wide seas to high mountains, from historical sites to vibrant cities. With tropicsvn pocketing 6 hottest places to visit Thanh Hoa today, enough to satisfy all your preferences.
Thanh Hoa is a province in the Central region, with an area stretching from East to West of the country. Not only famous for its heroic historical sites, Thanh Hoa also has diverse terrain from hills, caves, to plains and sea, suitable for many tourists’ interests.
Referring to Thanh Hoa tourism, many young people will immediately think of Sam Son beach with waves, but few people think that this place also owns many extremely chill tourist destinations. Whether you are a team that likes mountains, ecotourism or sea travel, Thanh Hoa has a full range of tourism types for you to choose from. Let’s pocket the beautiful, unique and strange Thanh Hoa check-in locations below to plan your summer vacation right now!
- Pu Luong
- Cam Luong magic fish stream
- Lam Kinh relic site
- Elephant Waterfall
- Ben En National Park
- East Beach
Immediately refer to the tourist attractions in Thanh Hoa (Photo: Darren Lawrence)
1. Pu Luong
Address: Ba Thuoc and Quan Hoa districts, Thanh Hoa.
Pu Luong is chosen by many young people when they want to leave the hustle and bustle of the city to find a peaceful countryside. This is also a nature reserve with a total area of more than 17,000 hectares, which has both scientific, socio-economic significance, and is becoming a new highlight in the Thanh Hoa tourist map.
At an altitude of 1,700m, Pu Luong always has cool temperature, fresh air and green color of primeval jungle or beautiful terraced fields.
The favorable time to travel to Pu Luong is in May – October, in which September and October are the most beautiful times in Pu Luong. You will admire a Pu Luong “turning to gold” when all the fields and terraced fields are in season, filled with the aroma of ripe rice, bringing a feeling of both peace and simplicity.
Some places to stay in Pu Luong:
Vinpearl Hotel Thanh Hoa
- Address: 27 Tran Phu, Dien Bien, Thanh Hoa.
- Reference price: From 900,000 VND/night.
Pu Luong Eco Garden
- Address: Bang Village, Ba Thuoc, Thanh Hoa.
- Reference price: 700,000 – 4,000,000 VND/night.
Pu Luong Retreat
- Address: Thanh Lam, Uncle Thuoc, Thanh Hoa.
- Reference price: 800,000 – 2,500,000 VND/night.
Hoanh Thang Homestay
- Address: Don Village, Ba Thuoc, Thanh Hoa.
- Reference price: 300,000 VND/night.
Coming to Pu Luong, you can go around the foot of the mountain to visit Kho Muong village located deep in the Pu Luong national nature reserve; Stroll around Pho Doan market – a unique upland market. Those who like to conquer nature can try their hand at the top of Pu Luong mountain 1,700m high, or immerse themselves in the cool and clear water of Hieu waterfall.
Don’t forget to try specialties such as grilled hill chicken, ancient duck, grilled stream fish, lam rice, bitter bamboo shoots… This menu is sure to captivate even the most fastidious diners.
How to get to Pu Luong:
Moving to Pu Luong is also quite easy. If you are in the area of Saigon, Da Nang, you need to book a plane ticket to Hanoi, then go to Giap Bat or My Dinh bus station to catch a sleeper bus to Thanh Hoa.
If traveling from Hanoi, most tourists will choose to travel by car and motorbike. The road to Pu Luong is not too difficult, so you can safely admire the natural beauty on the way.
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2. Cam Luong divine fish stream
Address: Luong Ngoc Village, Cam Luong Commune, Cam Thuy District, Thanh Hoa.
Reference ticket price: 20,000 VND/adult; 10,000 VND/child. Free for children under 1m.
Located about 80 km from the center of Thanh Hoa city, Cam Luong God Fish Stream ecotourism is also a favorite place when it comes to Thanh Hoa tourism. Between the four sides of the towering limestone mountains is a stream only about 100m long, but it is the “home” of a large number of river fish. Each fish is big and weighs about 2 – 8kg, has a variety of colors, and especially swims around this area, creating an extremely mysterious and beautiful landscape.
The best time to visit Thanh Hoa God Fish Stream is summer, from April to September every year. At this time, the water level rises; Schools of fish swimming around in the clear stream water, sparkling in the sun create an extremely poetic scene.
Cam Luong has many mysterious stories about a peaceful stream flowing endlessly, surrounded by limestone mountains and primeval forests that still retain the mysterious wild beauty. Visiting the fish stream, you also have the opportunity to learn the legend of the Snake God, or visit the Jade Temple, Cay Dang cave. Surely this trip will be a memorable chilling experience in the middle of nature this summer.
How to get to the Magic Fish Stream:
From Hanoi, you can move along National Highway 21B and Ho Chi Minh trail. You can also take a bus to Thanh Hoa city center, then rent a motorbike or taxi to move to the tourist area.
3. Lam Kinh relic site
Address: Xuan Lam Commune, Lam Son, Tho Xuan, Thanh Hoa.
Lam Kinh Special National Monument is one of the most intact preserved works, encapsulating the heroic and tragic story of the most flourishing feudal dynasty in Vietnamese history.
Lam Kinh relic site, also known as Dong Kinh, was built by King Le Loi in 1428. The area is 200 hectares large with two main functions. One is the resting place of the Le kings when returning to worship their ancestors, where the mandarins and soldiers guarded Lam Kinh. The second is the place where the tombs of the king and queen of the Le Dynasty are located.
The ancient capital of Lam Kinh is famous for its unique feng shui architecture. Surrounded by Dau mountain, Chua mountain, Huong mountain, and the clear Ngoc river flowing around, the areas of electricity, shrines, tombs, walking areas … are still preserved almost intact. Many typical ancient architectures still exist over hundreds of years of history such as round wells, Bach bridges made of stone with special patterns in the Late Le period.
The main houses are hidden in the green space of the Lam Kinh relic site like bringing you back to the thousand-year history of building and defending the country, promising to be a tourist destination in Thanh Hoa not to be missed with the history-loving guest.
To visit the relic, you should note that you should wear discreet clothes; Do not forget to speak softly to avoid breaking the solemn atmosphere.
How to get to Lam Kinh relic site:
Starting from the center, you go in the direction of Phan Chu Trinh – Hac Thanh, meet Le Loi Boulevard, then turn left onto Highway 47. Go straight to DT506 on Le Thai To street and you will see the Lam Kinh relic.
4. Elephant Waterfall
Address: Thanh Van Commune, Thach Thanh District, Thanh Hoa Province.
Reference ticket price: 20,000 VND/person.
Opening time: 7:00 – 17:00.
Only about 70 km from Thanh Hoa city center, Elephant Waterfall is an ideal stopover if you are looking for a cool and peaceful resort in the middle of the mountains. According to legend, when Bac Tien, King Quang Trung’s army rested here, drank water from this waterfall to be healthy enough to continue marching, so the name Elephant Waterfall also came from here.
Elephant waterfall is not too high and massive like Ban Gioc Cao Bang waterfall, but it is also divided into many layers of water flowing through sedimentary rocks, forming extremely beautiful and magical spaces. The stream below the clear blue waterfall is chosen by many young people as a virtual check-in background.
It is so relaxing and comfortable to be immersed in the cool water, listen to the murmur of the stream, the rushing sound of the waterfall, and immerse in the lyrical scenery of the natural mountains and forests!
Elephant Waterfall is the most beautiful and has the most water around September – October. At this time, the waterfall is rushing, combined with the autumn sun to create a magnificent scene. This is definitely a “10 out of 10” background for you to check-in freely.
One of the things that makes the freshness and freshness of Elephant Waterfall is the ecological forest system with a variety of plants, creating a peaceful space for you and your family to camp and picnic by the waterfall. You can also bathe in the stream, immerse yourself in the cool water, dispel the hot summer day and the busyness of daily life. Do not forget to try to go all the way to the suspension bridge here to fully feel the wildness and majesty of the scenery here.
When traveling to Elephant Falls, you should bring light clothes, sandals or shoes because you have to walk a lot, and most importantly, pay attention to safety when bathing in the stream.
How to get to Elephant Falls:
You go along Highway 45 to the territory of Van Du town, then take the hill road about 1 km to arrive. Therefore, tourists often choose to take a car or motorbike to this area, then park their car at a homestay and walk to the waterfall.
5. Ben En National Park
Address: Hai Van Commune, Nhu Thanh, Thanh Hoa.
Dubbed “Ha Long of Thanh ”, Ben En National Park is an outdoor picnic spot that is loved by both Thanh Hoa tourists and local people. About 45 km from the city center to the southwest, with primeval forests and diverse flora and fauna ecosystems, Ben En is full of interesting activities for you to explore and record good memories.
Ben En National Park is a special eco-tourism area, fully converging the beauty of trees, animals, rivers, mountains, forests and caves. You can buy a tour on the clear and gentle Muc River by canoe, or experience boating and swimming.
In particular, the river water is very calm and clear, so a unique activity here is diving to discover the interesting riverbed. A picnic, fishing by the river will also bring memorable moments in your trip to Thanh Hoa for you and your loved ones.
Ben En National Park also possesses a diverse ecosystem, with many rare species of flora and fauna. It is not uncommon to encounter red-eyed monkeys, ground phoenixes, or monkeys jumping back and forth along the way. Ben En also has over 300 kinds of valuable medicinal herbs. The more time you spend with nature in Ben En, the more you will become more aware of the importance of protecting the environment and conserving rare flora and fauna.
In addition to camping activities, Ben En National Park also has Ngoc cave with many limestone deposits, stalactites honed by spring water for thousands of years, worthy of your time to explore. You can also visit the Ben En Museum with many preserved antiques and historical sites, or learn about the unique local culture in the surrounding villages. With a spirit of hospitality and kindness, local people are very welcoming to tourists, along with many interesting activities of stall dancing and reciting poetry.
How to get to Ben En National Park:
From Hanoi, you buy a bus ticket to Thanh Hoa and get off in Nhu Xuan district, then hire a motorbike taxi/taxi to Ben En tourist area. You can order tickets through tropicsvn for the most economical and convenient trip.
6. East Beach
Address: Nghi Son Eco Island Eco Island, Nghi Son, Thanh Hoa.
Entrance ticket price: 15,000 VND/person.
Bai Dong is one of nine beautiful beaches in Thanh Hoa, belonging to Nghi Son Eco Island. This place has the typical climate of the North of Vietnam, with all 4 different seasons, combined with fresh and cool sea air.
The most suitable time to visit Bai Dong is from May to early August. This is the summer time with beautiful sunshine, little rain, clear blue sky and calm sea, suitable for swimming and participating in fun activities. Underwater.
Compared to many other tourist destinations in Thanh Hoa, Bai Dong is still quite new, has not been exploited for tourism much, so the space is extremely peaceful, suitable for those who are looking for a peaceful place to relax, or want to “change the wind”. “with new things. It has a long sandy beach, clear blue sea with the sound of waves crashing on the shore. The space invites you to relax your soul, immerse yourself in nature and clouds to forget about your busy daily life.
East Beach is also a pretty hot place for a camping trip on the sand, barbecue and fire all night. What’s better than waking up early to watch the sunrise on the sea, or sitting quietly watching the sun in the afternoon, creating a picture of cotton candy in the blue sky!
A small note is that if you want to bring food to the beach, you need to pay a fee of 50,000 VND / time. Otherwise, Bai Dong also has a lot of fresh coastal seafood restaurants, spoiled for you to enjoy. Don’t forget to clean up the trash after camping.
How to get to Bai Dong:
From Hanoi, you just go straight along National Highway 1A, then turn onto the main road to get there. If you want to travel by bus to go directly to Bai Dong, you can book a ticket from Doan Thuy’s bus company for about 120,000 VND/ticket.
Tropicsvn has just reviewed 6 extremely hot Thanh Hoa tourist destinations in recent years. The land of Thanh, which possesses both majestic and poetic nature, and imbued with a heroic history, is gradually becoming an interesting new stop for those who love to explore.
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