Vietnam is an ideal destination for those in love with adventurous activities such as hiking, trekking, climbing, etc. However, not many people know that ziplining is also very popular in Vietnam. This kind of activity gives you a chance to explore the amazing nature from above.
Top destinations for joining zipline tours in Vietnam
If you are the one who loves traveling around Southeast Asia in general and Vietnam in particular, you might be familiar with trekking Sapa or climbing Fansipan. However, as I said above, Vietnam adventure tours have more to offer. And, one of the must-try activities is ziplining in one of the destinations below
1. Alba Thanh Tan Hot Spring resort (Hue, Vietnam)
With a height of 45.5m and a length of 560m, this zipline in Hue is considered as the longest one in Asia. You can find this zipline in the Alba Thanh Tan Hot Spring resort. The cable system starts from Ma Yen mountain in Phong Son commune and ends near the hot spring. Right after you start your journey, you can admire the beautiful green forests under you.
Zip line in Hue (Source: Google)
Besides the impressive tombs and historical relics, going zip line must be one of the best experiences for you. Don’t hesitate to give it a try even though you are afraid of height. This is because while swinging, you can enjoy the most satisfying view ever. The zip line service here charges you from $5 to $10 per person.
2. Ho May resort (Vung Tau, Vietnam)
If the one in Hue is too high for you, you can try the zip line in Vung Tau in your Vietnam adventure tour. It’s located at Ho May resort of the Nui Lon – Nui Be tourist complex. Lots of adventure seekers say that this zip line is one of the most adventurous one in Asia. However, it still has safety guarantees from the authorities.
In comparison to the first one, the dimension of this zip line is smaller. It has 200m of length and 500m of height. In contrast, players can enjoy the diverse view from this zip line. Besides the green view of forests and mountains, you also can enjoy the feeling of “flying above the sea.” That’s why lots of tourists want to come back and enjoy this activity again. The price for a package here is $12/ person for adults and $6.5/ person for children.
3. Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park (Quang Binh, Vietnam)
Recognized as a UNESCO Natural Heritage twice in July 2003 and July 2015, amazing natural caves are what everyone all thinks about Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. But, if you want to renew your experiences with this destination, join a Vietnam adventure tour here with zip line activity. This kind of activity is quite a new service here. With a length of 400m, the cable system starts from the western branch of the Ho Chi Minh trail. The end of the zipline is Toi Cave (Dark Cave) on the other side of the Chay river.
Zip line in Quang Binh (Source: Google)
This activity is really interesting. Normally, visitors will joining in a boat tour on the Chay river. However, with this zip line, you still can enjoy Chay river, but with a different angle. Therefore, this experience satisfies not only new tourists but also the ones who have been to Phong Nha before. The price for a zip line tour is $3.5/ person for adults and $2.6/ person for children.
4. Madagui forest (Lam Dong, Vietnam)
Another ideal destination for going zip lining to fulfill a Vietnam adventure tour in Vietnam is Madagui Forest. This pace is located in Madagui Town, Da Huoai district. The most significant feature of this zip line is that it gives visitors a chance to get closer to wildlife. From the height of 40m, you can admire nature with lakes, rivers, forests which is unspoiled.
The special thing that attracts adventurous tourists here is the crocodile lake. Besides amazing views, you also slide across the crocodile lake, which absolutely can satisfy the hearts of adventure seekers. With the price of $10.5 – $17, you can experience different feelings in your life.
Zip line in Madagui forest (Source: Google)
What do you need to know for a safe adventure?
Going zip line would be one of the best experiences on your adventure tour in Vietnam. And, even when you just consider it as a normal activity, riding ziplines is still dangerous. So, to enjoy this activity without any problems, you should note these tips down:
- Stretchable tight clothes are the best. You should wear tight pants such as legging or yoga pants. And, you also should put on a long-sleeved shirt so that you can avoid the attack of insects and mosquitos.
- Of course, you should wear shoes. You don’t need special shoes just training ones. In case you don’t want to make them dirty, wear the dark-colored ones.
- If you want to protect your hands, use gloves. They help you to avoid the burning feeling when grasping the line.
- Don’t forget insect spray, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
- Follow the safety instructions.
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