For 2 or 3 days at weekend, backpacking Da Nang is the choice of so many people who love travelling. However, some of you may not know about Lang Co- a beautiful bay which is about 30km from Da Nang.
Lang Co is located in the place between the end of Truong son mountain range and Hai Van pass. The blue sapphires water, white sandy beach and peaceful atmosphere will make you want to stay there forever. I am sure that Lang Co will give you a wonderful experiences.
Photo by Kiva.Dang (reic.vn)
The most beautiful time of this bay is from April to July. In another month, it's really cold to swim. Therefore, summer is the best time to go to Lang Co.
Depending on your budget and time, you can choose the suitable transportation to travel to Lang Co. Motorbike is the best choice for adventerous travelers.
In Da Nang, there are many motorbike renting services, the price is normally about 150,000/ motorbike/ day.
Before starting, don’t forget to bring hat, suncream and sun-glasses.
Places To Go:
1. Conquer Hai Van Pass:
Hai Van Pass with 21 km length is one of the most dangerous passes in Viet Nam. From the top, you can see the whole part of this wonderful mountain. At the end of pass, you will see numerous water pipe which shoot the water to the air ( 7-8 m high), you can use this water to wash your motorbike or clean your hand without paying anything.
Photo by Peter Nijenhuis
2. Lang Co Beach:
Lang Co bay is one of the most beautiful bays all over the world. The white sandy beach get along with the mountain have made a great picture about nature.
By asking the local people, you can easily find out the way to go to the beach for sightseeing and taking some picture.
Photo by Jacqueline & Melbert van Emmerik
3. Visit Bach Ma National Park:
About 30km away from Lang Co, Bach Ma is really famous for its cool atmosphere and the diversity of biology. Travelling to Bach Ma, you can walk around to visit Ngu Ho fall, Do Quyen fall, conquer top of Bach Ma or up to the observation desk for whole view of Chan May bay and Cau Hai Pond.
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4. Visit Lap An lagoon :
A drive by motorbike on road rounded the mountain foot will be very poetic. The bottom without mud helps you be able to go very far from the bank of the pond. The market sells some souvenir gifts that you can buy on the way back.
Left the beach behind, you go to Lap An lagoon which offers a stunning view of sunset and the lives of fishermen. The water is so clean that you can even see fish swimning at the bottom of pond. Don't forget to eat the specialized food, grilled oyster in Lap An. It will give you a lifetime experience.
Photo by Khánh Hmoong
5. What to eat:
Prickle snail will be one of the greatest foods you have ever eaten in your life. On the street next to the Hai Van tunnel’s gate, Phi Anh restaurant will give you a chance to taste so many kinds of cheap, fresh and delicious seafood. Oyster is really famous with the price is cheaper than it is in Ha noi and Sai Gon.
Be Den restaurant is also a suitable choice because this is the biggest and cleanest one in Lang co, so they have a lot of kind of seafood. However, the price is reasonable in comparision with another restaurant.
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6. Place to take a rest:
Guest house with normal price are Chi Na, Cong Doan, Yen Hoang Anh (Price: 120-150.000 VND/Day)
Lang Co beach resort is another option for those looking for a high-end stay.
7. Back to Da Nang:
On the way back to Da Nang, you can stop in the Hai Van pass to have a quick look at O Phong village where there is a processing poject of building resort. If you have time, you can live in Da Nang one more night and go to Ba Na hill on the next day.
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- Da nang for backpackers: http://justgola.com/plan/backpacker-for-3-days-in-da-nang-14973
- Top 7 street food under 50 cent in Da nang: http://justgola.com/blog/top-7-street-foods-under-50-cent-in-da-nang-36