Chi Lang Lang Son offers beautiful off the beaten path cycling holidays in north east Vietnam. Some of best Vietnam bicycle tours are arranged around Chi Lang include Chi Lang bike adventures, Chi Lang cycling holidays, northeast Vietnam road cycling tours, biking northern Vietnam, and Chi Lang mountain biking trip. Chi Lang is a mountainous district of Lang Son Province in the northeast region of Vietnam.
Chi Lang Map
Chi Lang district covers an area of 703 km². It is divided into 2 townships and 19 communes including Dong Mo, Chi Lang, Quang Lang, Quan son, Lam Son, Huu Kien, Lien Son, Chien Thang, Van An, Van Thuy, Bac Thuy, Nhan Ly, Mai Sao, Thuong Cuong, Hoa Binh, Gia Loc, Bang Mac, Bang Huu, Van Linh, Y Tich, and Chi Lang.
The ethnic groups which inhabit the area are the Viet (Kinh), Tay, Nung, Dao, Mong and San Chay, Ngai who retained their tribal life styles. Nungs comprised 42.97% of the population, followed by Tay people with 35.92%. Ethnic Vietnamese are 16.5%, and the remainder are mostly Dao, Hoa, Sán Chay and Hmong.
Getting to Chi Lang Lang Son
The best way to get to Chi Lang from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought to Lang Son city. From Lang Son city, you can either take Lang Son local bus or hire motor-taxi to get to Chi Lang. Those who are on budget can take a public bus at My Dinh bus station in Hanoi. Bus journey takes about 6-7 hours.
Booking a guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended. An English-speaking guide is helpful in such off the beaten path place like Chi Lang Lang Son.
Chi Lang Weather
Climatically, Lang Son province has two seasons, dry and monsoon, dependent on the altitude of the region. The two northern Indochinese climatic zones on the border influence the climate in that part of the province. The lower areas in the province comprise low hills, the Lo River Valley and the town of Lang Son. In Cao Bo district, dry season lasts from mid-September until the end of May, and the balance period of the year is the rainy season. However, in Du Gia district the wet season sets in one month earlier.
The average annual temperature in Chi Lang is 22.78 °C (73.00 °F); the monthly averages range from a low of 15.48 °C (59.86 °F) in January to a high of 27.88 °C (82.18 °F) in July. The annual rainfall in Chi Lang is 2,430.1 millimetres (95.67 in); the monthly average varies from a low of 31.5 millimetres (1.24 in) in December to a high of 515.6 millimetres (20.30 in) in July. The average annual humidity level is 84%. More about Vietnam weather.
Cycling in Chi Lang Vietnam
Cycling is a great way to discover Chi Lang, one of best Vietnam’s hidden places in Lang Son province. Chi Lang district has sealed, paved cycle routes, single dirt tracks, mountain bike trails, back roads cycling offering fantastic bike rides for enthusiastic road cyclists and mountain bikers. We have a range of road cycling holidays and mountain bike tours around Chi Lang and the north east Vietnam region, providing options for both those who want some mountain challenges and those who prefer long flat rides.
Lang Son Holiday Packages
Check out our best Lang Son holiday packages including not only Lang Son Vietnam cycling tours, Lang Son bicycling trip, Vietnam Lang Son cycling vacation, Lang Son mountain biking tour, but also other road trips, scooter, motorbike, motorcycle tours, community, educational, student travel are arranged in Lang Son province, northern Vietnam. Customize your own itinerary or book these all-inclusive Lang Son tour packages to discover a non-touristy district of Lang Son province as well as other less traveled places in the north east Vietnam.
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