Lac Son Hoa Binh is a mountainous district of Hoa Binh Province offering off the beaten path jungle trek, hiking, trekking homestay, road cycling holidays, mountain bike tour, boat trips, motorbike, motorcycle tours from Hanoi. Lac Son district is located the northwest Vietnam, about 3 hour drive from Hanoi.

Lac Son district covers an area of 581 km2. It contains 1 township and 28 communes including Vu Ban, An Nghia, Binh Cang, Binh Chan, Binh Hem, Chi Dao, Chi Thien, Dinh Cu, Huong Nhuong, Lien Vu, Mien Doi, My Thanh, Ngoc Lau, Ngoc Son, Nhan Nghia, Phu Luong, Phuc Tuy, Quy Hoa, Tan Lap, Tan My, Thuong Coc, Tu Do, Tuan Dao, Van Nghia, Van Son, Vu Lam, Xuat Hoa, Yen Nghiep, and Yen Phu.

Getting to Lac Son

The best way to get to Lac Son from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your hotel in Hanoi and brought to Lac Son. There are also public buses from Hanoi to Lac Son. Booking a guided tour is highly recommended. An English-speaking guide will be helpful in a such off the beaten path place in Hoa Binh province Vietnam.

When to go

Lac Son is warm year round with an average temperature of 26.7C. Rainfall is heavy during the summer months from May until September. 1721mm of rain is spread over one hundred sixty days of the year. The sunshine during the day varies during the spring, summer and fall months. The humidity is the lightest during autumn, winter and spring.

The best time to travel to Lac Son district should be the winter time, lasting from October to February. As the Vietnam weather is very cold in Lac Son, this period of time is suitable for exploring hot springs and relaxing yourself with the warmly mineral water in Lac Son. Also, the winter coincides with the dry season in Lac Son Hoa Binh, so that travelers have more chance to go around and contemplate natural beauty of Hoa Binh’s non-touristy region.

Things to see

Lac Son is both a natural and cultural destination in the northwest Vietnam. Just about 3 hour’s drive from Hanoi, Lac Son’s verdant countryside and mountains offer limitless possibilities for nature explorations as well as visits to many fascinating ethnic hill-tribe villages. In fact, there are so many places to see in and surrounding the region that you’ll have to plan well to fit them all in.

What to do


Hiking is the best way to discover Lac Son Vietnam. Explore Lac Son tropical forest, luxuriant mountains and Thai, Muong hill tribes on a trekking homestay package. Whether it is a single day walk or multi day hikes we have something to suit everybody. Maybe you just want to trek through the primitive forest, remote hill tribe villages or maybe you really want to get away from the crowds we have something to suit.

We can combine most treks with other activities such as road cycling, mountain bike tours, charity projects, educational, student travel, community, volunteer works. If you need any further information or you can’t see what you are looking for please contact us we will be happy to help.


Cycling in Lac Son Vietnam to discover another Hoa Binh’s hidden place. Lac Son district has sealed, paved roads, and mountain trails offering fantastic bike rides for enthusiastic mountain bikers. We have a range of road cycling and mountain bike tours around Lac Son and the Hoa Binh region, providing options for both those who want some mountainous challenges and those who prefer long flat rides.

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