Last updated on November 17th, 2016 at 07:29 am
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Lang Son Map
Lang Son is a province in far northern Vietnam, bordering Guangxi province in China. Its capital is also called Lang Son, which is a strategically important town at the border with China and is 137 kilometres (85 mi) northeast of Hanoi connected by rail and road.
Lang Son Province is bounded by China in the north, Cao Bang Province borders the northwest, Ha Bac Province on the south, Quang Ninh Province starting on the south and extending to the eastern border and Thai Nguyen Province to the west.
Lang Son has two international border crossings. The most accessed is the Friendship Gate called the Huu Nghi Quan crossing at Dong Dang connecting to Pingxiang town in China. This is the historical first land link in the north between China and Vietnam that connects Lang Son and Guangxi, China.
Mountains and hills cover over 80% of the province’s total area. The complex network of rivers makes a good condition for agriculture. Main rivers that run through the province are: Ky Cung, Ba Thin, Bac Giang, Bac Khe, Thuong, Hoa, and Trung rivers.
Lang Son Weather
Lang Son Province has an average annual temperature of 17–22 °C and an average annual rainfall of 1,200–1,600 millimetres (47–63 in). The average temperature in the summer is 28.5 °C (83.3 °F) and 12–13 °C (54–55 °F) in the winter, It has an average humidity of 80–85% and an average of 1600 hours of sunlight a year.
Lang Son Tourism
Lang Son has potentiality of mineral, forestry, tourism and trading. Star aniseed (hoa hoi) is a specialty. The province is proud of many culture and historical vestiges. They are Rampart of Mac Dynasty, Doan Citadel Vestige, Chi Lang Defile, Ky Cung and Bac Le temples. Apart of these, Ky Lua Market, To Thi and Mau Son mountains, Tam Thanh, and Nhi Thanh grottoes also attract many visitors every year. Especially, lots of people come to Ky Lua and Tam Thanh markets to shopping because the goods are abundant and cheap.
Getting There & Around
Lang Son is 154km from Hanoi, 60km from Thai Nguyen, 48km from Quang Ninh, 55km from Cao Bang, 73km from Bac Kan.
Road: National highway routes on the territory of Lang Son province:
– No.1A: It departs from Huu Nghi Quan (Friendship Gate) and runs through Lang Son Province to Hanoi.
– No.1B: between Lang Son and Thai Nguyen.
– No.4A: between Lang Son and Cao Bang.
– No.4B: from Lang Son to Tien Yen Townlet of Quang Ninh Province.
– No.31: between Dinh Lap and Bac Giang
– No.279: Binh Gia of Lang Son Province to Bac Kan.
Train: Hanoi-China international railway line with over 100km runs through Lang Son.
Lang Son Holiday Packages
Check out our best Lang Son packages including not only Lang Son classic tours, but also Lang Son bike ride, scooter, motorcycle tours are arranged in this mountainous region of Vietnam. Traveling these tours you will discover the province of Lang Son as well as other non-touristy places in the northern highlands of Vietnam.