After running out of options on mountains to climb near Saigon, which there basically are only three (Black Virgin Mountain, Chua Chan Mountain and Dinh Mountain), I hopped on a bus and headed to the highlands of Da Lat, a popular tourist destination for both foreigners and locals in Vietnam.… Read the rest
In its mountain scarcity, Southern Vietnam humbly boasts of its top 3 highest mountains: Black Virgin Mountain being the highest at 996MASL, Chua Chan Mountain at 800MASL and Ba Ra (White Virgin) Mountain at 736MASL. My original plan after conquering the first two is to complete the series by going on a 4-5 hour journey from Saigon to Ba Ra Mountain.… Read the rest
Adventure is one of the reasons I moved to Ho Chi Minh. Exploring the never ending list of good local food, building friendships with locals and expats, learning to drive the motorbike, adapting to the crazy way locals navigate the roads, and working for a school with an internationally-represented staff and kids of diverse culture are presenting me constant fun adventures everyday. … Read the rest
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The WanderWalkers have SAIGONE to Chua Chan MountainChua Chan Mountain is the 2nd highest peak in southern Vietnam, following Ba Den Mountain (Black Virgin Mountain). You can do it as a DAYTRIP only with 3 hoursone way ride to Dong Nai, 2.5 hrs hike up and 1.5 hours descend.
Watch our adventure conquering the highest mountain in Southern Vietnam. You can find the travel guide here:
VIETNAM’S BLACK VIRGIN MOUNTAIN (A COMPLETE GUIDE)
Ho Chi Minh City has a lot to offer to its visitors, whether short-term or long-term travel. I have been living in this charming city for 3 months now (not a long time I know), but it feels like I’ve been living here for a longer!… Read the rest