Nui Cam an giang vietnam

The far south of Vietnam is not known for its treks: this is a delta region where the horizon usually stops at the closest tree. However, An Giang Province close to Cambodia is different. Here the Bay Nui (Seven Mountain) chain offers elevation and some interesting hikes.

The guided Nui Cam trek is actually a 21km-trail run, which was designed a few years ago for an annual race. The trail begins in rice paddies before ascending through fruit farms and waterfalls. This is a deeply spiritual part of the Mekong Delta, and highlights of this trek are the atmospheric shrines tended to by smiley caretakers.

Hiking in Vietnam

An expert guide to the best treks & hikes in Vietnam

I’ve been living in Vietnam on and off for 15 years, and I’ve spent most of that time writing travel stories, authoring guidebooks and working as a fixer for other visitors. So vast are the outdoors here that it seems I’m always writing about adventure travel in some form or another. Vietnam’s dramatic landscapes make hiking a worthwhile activity on its own, but unlike mainstream trekking destinations, it’s rarely the sole focus...read more

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