Thach An Cao Bang

Thach An Cao Bang, Thach An district, Thach An Vietnam, thach an trek, mountain hike, road cycling, trekking homestay, ethnic markets.

Thach An Cao Bang is a mountainous district of Cao Bang Province in the northeast region of Vietnam. The district covers an area of 263 km², and offers beautiful northeast Vietnam off the beaten path tours. Options include Thach An road trip, mountain hike, jungle trek, homestay, road cycling, community tour, charity project, volunteer works, educational travel.

Thach An Cao Bang Map


Thach An district is divided into 1 township and 15 communes including Dong Khe, Duc Long, Danh Si, Le Loi, Duc Xuan, Trong Con, Le Lai, Thuy Hung, Thi Ngan, Van Trinh, Thai Cuong, Duc Thong, Quang Trong, Minh Khai, Canh Tan, Kim Dong.

Getting to Thach An Cao Bang

The best way to get to Thach An from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought directly to Thach An, Cao Bang. Those who are on budget can take a public bus from Hanoi to Cao Bang city, and from there either take another local bus or motor-taxi to get to Thach An. There are also buses from the neighboring provinces in northern Vietnam.

Taking a guided tour to Thach An is highly recommended. Traveling with a local guide is particularly helpful when you travel to an off the beaten path place like Thach An Vietnam.

Thach An weather

The geographical setting of Thach An is mostly mountainous, with land available for habitation thus being limited. The average temperature reported in the province is 22 °C (72 °F). Winter temperatures in some areas occasionally experience freezing conditions and some amount of snowfall. The best time to travel to Thach An is the dry season, starting from late September/early October to early May the following year. 

Thach An Cao Bang trekking 

One of the main draws to North Vietnam is the trekking in Thach An, Cao Bang province and the surrounding areas. Discover the jungles, mountains and hill tribes around Thach An on a hill tribe trek. Whether it is a single or multi day trek we have something to suit everybody. Maybe you just want to trek through the jungle or maybe you really want to get away from the crowds we have something to suit. We can combine most treks with other activities. 

Cycling Thach An Cao Bang 

We love cycling and want to show you that the best way to discover Thach An district is by bicycle. All our bike tours will be lead by our tour guides who are licensed by the VNAT (Vietnam National Administration of Tourism). They are experienced cyclists and have their own tips, nice stops, view points and local contacts in the villages. These are the real highlights of your trip.

Thach An Homestay

There are no luxury hotels, resorts in Thach An region. There are only few hostels and homestay in Thach An. These homestay in Ha Giang are the only place where you can be lodged during your trekking trip in Cao Bang. Homestay facilities are simple, basic. Booking a homestay in Thach An is included in Lotussia Travel hiking package.