Three islands flow in the sky
Tam Dao in Vietnamese means three islands even though it is not located in the middle of the sea but in the mountainous area between Vinh Phuc, Thai Nguyen, and Tuyen Quang.
The reason behind is that Tam Dao includes three peaks which are high above the cloud, make it like three islands flow in the sky. Names of the peaks are Ban Thach (1,388 m high), Thien Nhi (1,375 m high) and Phu Nghia (1,400 m high). Tam Dao is a favorite destination of Vietnamese because of the unique weather, unspoiled views and high, crooked journey to get there. Tam Dao tourist region is located in Tam Dao town, Vinh Phuc province. When Frances found this town, they immediately built here around 200 mansions, villas, resorts and playgrounds. At present, the old constructions are not left much.
Things to do in Tam Dao
Transportation in Tam Dao
Motor taxi is usually exaggerating the distance to get the higher price, be careful.
Remember Tam Dao town is really small, you can walk around easily
Because of walking and trekking a lot, you should remember to prepare a suitable outfit
Doesn’t matter which season when you visit Tam Dao, always carry warm clothes to protect your health.
Always ask for the price carefully before buying anything or using services
If you want to buy chayote, moving deep in the market where the price is better
Prepare snacks, some foods and medicine because the price in Tam Dao is most expensive. Furthermore, it is hard to find grocery and medicine shop in this town so you better carry all the necessary.
Chayote – The specialty dish of Tam Dao or Handicrafts – “Tho cam” is always a good gift are the tops Things to buy in Tam Dao, Vietnam
In Tam Dao, there is Tam Dao Telecommunication tower, Thuong Ngan princess temple, Silver waterfall, The Ancient Church, Sky gate and many more
Chayote tops, Hill chicken, Man pig, Red beef which was bitten by ants are the top food to eat in Tam Dao, Vietnam
Strolling around the town, Visiting night market, Outdoor swimming pool, Playing golf or Trekking through Tam Dao and Rung Rinh peak
Tam Dao has many accommodations in all price segments as Resort, Hotel, Hostel or Homestay
In fact, Tam Dao town is very small that you can walk around it so you might prefer trekking to enjoy the view and save your money too
Getting to Tam Dao from Hanoi by private vehicle, shuttle bus, or by train are the best ways to travel