Top camping sites in Hanoi
Due to the complicated development of the Covid-19 pandemic, Hanoians now can go camping in or near the city.
Ba Vi National Park
Ba Vi National Park is one of the familiar camping sites in Hanoi, about 60km from the city center. Ba Vi National Park has a large primeval forest area and diverse landscapes. Visitors can camp in the pine forest 400, 700, a ruined church area or choose other sites where camping is allowed.
The entrance ticket to the national park is 60,000 VND/adult and 10,000 VND/child. Visitors can bring tents, grills, tables and chairs with them ... or hire services on the spot.
Tent rental costs from 60,000 VND - 450,000 VND depending on the size. Camping overnight, visitors pay an additional service fee of 50,000 VND/adult.
At Ba Vi National Park, besides camping, visitors can trek to Thuong temple, the cactus garden, French relics...
Son Tinh Camp
In Ba Vi district, Hanoi, visitors can choose to camp at Son Tinh Camp (Van Hoa commune). The campground is 7ha wide, with 4ha of forest and diverse terrains and landscapes such as lawns, hills, ponds, gardens, swimming pools with spring water, outdoor sports areas...
This place is suitable for families with children who can play and participate in activities at the rock painting area. To camp here, visitors have to pay 60,000 VND/adult, 30,000 VND/child (3-10 years old); 110,000 VND/adult and 60,000 VND/child for overnight. Visitors can also hire tents with prices ranging from 200,000 to 800,000 VND/night camp.
Son Tinh Camp is not only an attractive picnic destination for families but also an ideal place for young people who love outdoor activities such as mountain climbing, cycling, zipline skating, pontoon boat rides, etc. game sasuke…
Dong Mo Discovery
Dong Mo Discovery is located inside the Ethnic Culture and Tourism Village of Vietnam (Dong Mo, Son Tay). The fee for camping is 60,000 VND/adult and 30,000 VND for children (6 -10 years old). If visitors do not have camping equipment, they should book a full package of tables and chairs, tents, fee for 150,000 VND/adult and 60,000 VND for a kid. There is also an on-site meal ordering service at a cost of about 250,000 VND/person.
In addition to camping, visitors can participate in fun activities such as fishing, swan boat ride, water bike (from 80,000 VND/ticket), driving ATV terrain vehicle (from 200,000 VND/ticket).
Ham Lon Mountain
Ham Lon is a mountain about 462m high on the Doc Ton Mountain range in Soc Son district, Hanoi, about 40 km from Hanoi center. Tourists often choose to camp in the pine forest or the area next to Ham Lon Lake.
There are many local households renting camping equipment such as tents, barbecue stoves, dry firewood, food and drinks... The price for renting a tent for 24 hours is from 100,000 VND to 320,000 VND. Tables and chairs, blankets, kitchen... are available for rent from 30,000 VND.
Visitors can experience trekking up the mountain, and kayaking. With a moderate height, Ham Lon Mountain is a suitable place for people who love trekking or mountain climbing to explore and practice before they want to conquer more difficult trails.
Dong Do Lake
In Soc Son district, Hanoi, in addition to Ham Lon Mountain, visitors can choose to camp at Dong Do Lake (Minh Tan village, Minh Tri commune). The cost of renting a camping spot here is 25,000 VND/person for the day, 50,000 VND/person overnight, including cleaning fees, electricity, water and toilet.
In addition to camping, tourists can hire fishing rods, pontoon boats, kayaks, SUPs... to explore Dong Do Lake, or simply cycle or jog around the lake area.
In Soc Son, visitors can also go camping in the area of Keo Ca lake, Dong Quan Lake, Hoa Son Lake...
Inner city camping spots
If you don't have much time or don't want to go too far, you can choose camping sites in the inner city such as the area at the foot of Vinh Tuy bridge, Long Bien Longan Garden, and Red River Rock Beach Flower Garden.
Six doong (Red River Stone Beach Flower Garden, end of lane 264 of Au Co Road) is a cafe and camping model, with a large lawn, decorated with Mongolian tents for visitors to rest during the day and take photos.
Visitors can enjoy coffee and organize parties here. Tent rental service is from 299,000 VND from 10am-4 pm and 5pm-11 pm or all day for 599,000 VND. Drinks range from 25,000 VND to 55,000 VND.
The camping area in Long Bien Longan Garden is a large place with many scenes for photos, suitable for camping and picnic activities. The price for renting a tent for a group is about 350,000 VND.
Friday is always a busy day for Bui Thanh Tuyen and her kids as they prepare logistics for their regular weekend camping.
A family makes its first camping trip to Dinh Mountain following the lift of the Covid lockdown.