Trekking Tips For You Into Sa Pa Vietnam
According to many trekkers, the terrain and climate of Vietnam are of great suit for tourists to at the same time enjoy the beautiful landscapes and practice their health and spirits.
Trek means walking while bringing belongings to enter forests or remote villages. The trekking route is not available on map, so it makes trekker to get the feeling of conquering.
Trekking is not an expensive way of travel, but it requires the trekkers to calculate carefully the route, the belongings and foods to bring before getting started.
Everyone is crossing rives or streams
1/ Should-bring things
ü Warm clothes, water boots walking shoes and rain coats are in need. You need to dress closely with water resistant clothes or those which are easy to be dry when being wet unless it will be so difficult to move.
ü Anti-mosquito stocks and shoes are of great important in the wet places. The clothes should contain a lot of pockets for storing things. The backpacks must also be good and water-resistant to avoid increasing weight while trekkers are weaker and weaker.
ü There should be a belt to tie the backpack next to our back. Base on the health situation, tourists should consider carefully the things to carry.
ü Some kinds of medicine for flue, fever, diarrhea, antibiotics, bandages, vitamin, tonic and snicker candy which can provide much energy. Vaseline for lips is also needed.
Warm clothes, water boots walking shoes and rain coats are in need
ü Snack and dried foods including bread, meat box, fried sliced meat, instant noodle and some kinds of cake are the things that should be brought.
ü Remember to bring lots of condoms which can be used for multi purposes including stopping the bleeding, becoming the pocket for phone, mp3 player, camera in wet areas or become the float when crossing rives or streams.
2/ Things to remember
ü On average, a person can walk from 12km to 15km every day. That number can be the suggestion for you to have an appropriate plan based on the map and terrain to find the best route and ways of travel as well as the distance to avoid dangers.
ü Watch for the weather forecast to have preparation. Prepare the recommendation when your expected trekking area is the bordering area or the preservation area under the private manager of authorities.
ü Move in range to assist each other when needed. You should not travel alone especially when crossing the stream, abysses or dangerous roads.
ü When stop for resting, you should not take off your backpack but keep it on the back to lean on
ü It is advisable that you stay overnight in the local houses or set up camp nearby residential areas. You can also ask the locals to help with your dinner.
In the situation that you have to camping in the middle of forest, that should be done early, next to water resource. Foods must be prepared in advance and the campfire needs to be maintained during the night.
A local houses which you can sty overnight
Arriving in a village, you should immediately talk to the locals. Each route to travel has its own features of humidity, temperature, flora and fauna.
The stories about accident on route shall be the experience for you to face with the dangerous paths and also avoid the activities that desecrate the local accidentally.