Yen Minh pine forest is an attractive destination in Yen Minh Ha Giang. This sightseeing is favorably given the name as “miniature Da Lat”. So let’s see the distinctions of Yen Minh pine forest.
Things to do in Yen Minh pine forest?
If you choose Yen Minh pine forest as a travel place in your Ha Giang loop, here is the list of things travelers can do when visiting this place.
Admiring the scenery of “miniature Da Lat”
Yen Minh pine forest brings a wild and majestic beauty. Different from the wildness of Dong Van Ha Giang, the pine forest in Yen Minh hides in me a poetic, romantic beauty amidst pristine appearance. Therefore, this forest is called “miniature Da Lat”.
Coming to pine forest, this is definitely a mistake if not to mention the beauty of the pine hills. Yen Minh pine forest stretches through 3 communes in Yen Minh: Bach Dich, Lao Va Chai and Na Khe with a total area of 98 hectares.
The pine trees grow steadily, tall and straight, resembling swords touching the blue sky. The rays of morning and afternoon sunlight filter through each leaf gap, along with the carpet of lush flowers and grass, creating an incredibly pleasant, pristine, and dreamy painting.
From the view of Yen Minh pine forest, you can admire the whole scenery of majestic mountains far away. You can’t help exclaiming over the breathtaking view before your eyes.
Yen Minh pine forest’s climate is quite as cool and pleasant as the feeling in Da Lat. The climate and fresh air contribute to the feeling of comfort and relaxation here.
The natural beauty and quiet space at Yen Minh Pine Forest make it a great destination for those who want to explore and relax in the wild nature.
Camping with friends in Yen Minh pine forest
Camping is a common activity that many tourists choose to do in Yen Minh pine forest. The pleasant weather together with the peaceful scenery in Yen Minh pine forest will be the perfect combination for your camping trip.
Camping on the hill can be an opportunity to strengthen your relationships with your loved ones. You can prepare some food or snacks to set up a small meal in the forest.
Going trekking to Yen Minh pine forest
If you are so familiar with the challenging trekking route to the peak of Chieu Lau Thi then going trekking to Yen Minh pine forest will bring you a different experience.
The route in the pine forest of Yen Minh is much less steep and short than Chieu Lau Thi so it is easier for newbies. You can go trekking gradually as well as admire sightseeings at the same time.
You should wear light and neat clothes for easier moving. A pair of hiking shoes is so necessary when climbing and going along a long road like this.
Taking beautiful photos with Yen Minh pine forest background
The pine forest in Yen Minh is an ideal check-in destination of many young people. With a dreamy and pristine beauty of the forest, a lot of excellent photos have been taken.
Remember to practice your photography skills well to be able to capture the best moments and angles here. After the trip to Yen Minh pine forest, you will surely have beautiful photos to show everyone.
How to get to Yen Minh pine forest
Yen Minh pine forest is located in Na Khe commune, Yen Minh district. It takes you about 100 km to drive from Ha Giang city to this place.
To reach the pine forest, you need to go along highway 4C, which passes by Fairy bosom Ha Giang. Take note that when crossing Can Ty bridge, there are two directions turning to Yen Minh 41 km and Yen Minh 22.6 km then you have to turn to the direction of Yen Minh 41 km to go to Yen Minh pine forest.
The road to the pine forest still has hard curves but it is flat enough to not be so dangerous for driving. There are many vehicle options for you but driving a motorbike must be a totally different experience. With a motorbike, you can stop at any spot on your tour, especially you can directly feel the pleasant wind, sunshine and scent of Ha Giang when driving.
If you do not have a motorbike, you can consider Ha Giang motorbike rental to rent for your team motorbikes. Besides, the Ha Giang motorbike tour is an alternative when you do not want to drive. This service provides you local and skilled drivers with a prepared itinerary.
Yen Minh pine forest travel experience
To have a favorable visit to Yen Minh pine forest, here is the list of travel experiences you should notice.
Only bring enough stuff: You have to park your personal vehicle down the hill so it would be a problem if you have to walk and bring too many things to the hill.
Prepare some food and water: Going to visit Yen Minh pine forest, you mainly have to walk, so it will take a lot of energy. Therefore, make sure to prepare some light snacks and drinks to sustain your energy throughout the journey.
Keep the environment clean: After visiting, please clean up the garbage to keep the landscape clean here. Moreover, you should take care not to destroy the plants here to preserve the beauty of the pine forest.
Tourist attraction near Yen Minh pine forest
After exploring the pine forest in Yen Minh, you can visit the following famous destinations.
Lung Cu: Lung Cu Ha Giang is a valley located about 30 km from Yen Minh Pine Forest. It has beautiful scenery of mountains and farms, and also the destination of indigenous H’Mong with traditional cultures.
Dong Van Karst Plateau: This location is about 25 km from Yen Minh. The Dong Van Karst Plateau is another famous destination in this area. It is a beautiful limestone area with fields, rocky hills, and traditional stone houses of the local people.
Pho Cao market: Pho Cao market is located approximately 30 km from Yen Minh. This is one of the most bustling Ha Giang market, which attracts many locals and tourists. You can explore the local culture, enjoy local specialties, and shop for handicraft products.
It is so worth visiting Yen Minh pine forest in your Ha Giang loop. You will have so much fun when coming here. If you have been to Yen Minh pine forest before, you can leave a comment below to share your travel experience.