People are always attracted to the idea of adventure. They wish to feel the rush that comes with an adventurous situation. They want to be at the edge of what could turn out to be too dangerous. They like to partake in extreme pastimes, such as skydiving, mountain climbing, scuba diving, skiing, and other forms of such pursuits. Travelling can have some of those elements of adventure infused into it, to make it memorable. Such is what people seek when they visit Vietnam.
There are many places one can go trekking in Vietnam. It has some beautiful mountains. It presents a backdrop for anyone going to trek, hike or mountain climb. There is the magnificent Mount Sapa. It is ideal for beginners, and for the experienced alike. Many people go all the way just for Sapa. Cat Cat is a village near it. Phin is another example. There is also the Hoang Lien mountain range around Sapa, which is ideal for adventure hiking. It is at the tail end of the Himalaya.
Sapa is accessible anytime of the year. You will thus not be hindered anytime you decide to travel. You will need to be fit and also invest in adequate equipment when you want to take on this challenge. You will be dealing with some wet and slippery areas. Expect it also to be cold.
You can also go for mountain walking in the Black Virgin Mountain. There is a rich history of the place. You need to also visit the theme park on it.
You need to have certain things ion this trip. You need to first of all check your fitness levels before taking on such an adventure. You should ideally go for a checkup. While there, get vaccinations for malaria, cholera, tetanus, typhoid, and hepatitis, depending on which is your preferred destination. You also need to have an emergency medical kit.
You need to also invest in plenty of water carrying items, as dehydration is rampant on such treks.
You need to invest in great trekking shoes. They must be comfortable, as anything else will injure your feet terribly.
Carry along some food, carbs mostly. This is for all the energy you shall need.
You need to have your neck area covered, especial in places where the weather keeps changing. You will have less neck problems and pains this way.
You need to also be wearing stockings or thick woolen socks. There are synthetic blended socks, which shall keep away feet moisture.
Ensure everything is in place before you start the trek or climb. This is how you have a stress-free time while out there.