Top 8 ideal sites for camping near Hanoi

Top 8 ideal sites for camping near Hanoi
UPDATED: 12 Sep 2017 162 Views

Weekends are great chance to relax, take a break, stay away from crowded city and enjoy the fresh air. Taking a short sightseeing tour or camping with family is ideal suggestion for you to have an enjoyable weekend. In this article, we want to introduce to you some popular campsites near Hanoi such as Ham Lon Mountain, Dong Mo, Dong Cao, etc.

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Ham Lon Mountain

About 40km from Hanoi, Ham Lon Mountain is one of the popular picnic spots for young people, especially for those who love to play some outdoor activities. You can go camp by the Bau Lake or climb to the Doc Ton’s summit to enjoy Soc Son’s panoramic view.

Tent rental and other related services are available in here with the quite cheap price. You can camp by the lake at night, under the sky full of stars, hold barbecues, chat and sing with friends.

Camping at Ham Lon Mountain (via Apro Travel)

Dong Mo

Dong Mo, about 40km from Hanoi, is also a favorite campsite of many families and people living near the capital. Coming here, all your stress, worries in daily life will disappear, just immerse in nature and enjoy the peaceful scenery.

Dong Mo provides full of camping services for a picnic in 1-2 days such as single camping tent, double tent, family tent,… Featuring the beautiful natural scenery and short distance from Hanoi, Dong Mo is definitely a great campsite for you.

Dong Cao, Bac Giang

Dong Cao, Bac Giang (via

Approximately 150km from Hanoi, Dong Cao (Thac Son, Son Dong, Bac Giang) is located in the middle of the deserted forest. It features the green grass carpets and tranquil scenery that very suitable for picnicking and camping. In the early morning, visitors will be captured the amazing landscape in the morning mist and enjoyed fresh air which are very hard to find in the bustling city. However, because of Dong Mo is located quite far from the residential area, you need to prepare all things like tent or food at home.

Quan Son Lake, Hanoi

Quan Son is also a popular picnic spot near Hanoi, just 50km from the city center. This 850ha lake is located in the area of 5 communes of My Duc District. At the weekend, a picnic in the stunning natural space in here will help you find the inner peace in life.

Coming here, you can try mountain climbing or overnight camp to enjoy the cool atmosphere at night. In addition, you also can participate in the exciting water sports like boating and enjoy fresh seafood such as fish, shrimp, crab, snail,…

Ba Vi, Hanoi

Camping at Ba Vi National Park (via

Only 50km from the Hanoi center, Ba Vi is great campsite for young people. There are many free camping sites but the best place which is chosen by many visitors is pine hill 400. An overnight camping trip will bring you a chance to enjoy the tranquility of the nature. Besides camping, you also can explore the Ba Vi National Park, visit the church or the temple worship Saint Tan Vien.

Ecopark (Van Giang, Hung Yen)

Ecopark is an ecological urban area with featuring fresh air and peaceful natural scenery. Camping at Ecopark is also the opportunity for you to visit some neighboring destinations such as Bat Trang Pottery Village, Nom Temple, Sung Phuc Monastery, Dong Du Guava Village, Tie Dung – Chu Dong Tu Pagoda, etc.

Dai Lai, Vinh Phuc

Dai Lai, Vinh Phuc (via Agoda)

Located about 50km from Hanoi, Dai Lai Lake is one of the ideal places to go picnic. Dai Lai is nestled at the Tam Dao mountain, pine forests and natural valleys, creating a poetic and charming space. Visitors can camp far away the lake’s sides to admire the tranquil panoramic view in here.

Tam Dao, Vinh Phuc

Approximately 85km from Hanoi, Tam Dao is one of the most popular camping sites near Hanoi. Situated at an altitude of 900m, Tam Dao features a cool fresh air that very suitable for outdoor activities such as trekking, mountain climbing or camping.

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