One day backpacking trip to Yen Tu

    Yen Tu Mountain is located in 1068m height above the sea, in the Dong Trieu Mountains, northeastern of Vietnam, in the boundary of two province, Bac Giang and Quang Ninh. Total length of the road to the top of Yen Tu (Bronze pagoda) is approximately 6000m, about 6 hours walking through thousands of steps, an ideal journey for backpacking lovers.

    The way to Yen Tu - Photo: netviettravel

    Things to backpack

    Money: bring enough money, take care of pickpockets on crowded days

    Shoes: you will going to climb rock steps, trails, therefore, brings with you sport shoes.

    Clothes: just lightweight clothes, warm enough, light jacket that can tie around your body or put it in the backpack.

    Water: you should buy two bottles of 500ml or a 1.5 liter bottle to drink along the way, because water is much more expensive on the way.

    Food: you can bring sandwiches for lunch, milk, bread… you can also have lunch on the mountain with corn, noodles, sausage…but is high prices on usual.

    Stick: You can but a stick with price of 20 cents to support climbing.

    Bronze Pagoda - Yen Tu - Photo: hanhtrinhtamlinh