Yen Tu Mountain

Yen Tu Mountain

Yen Tu Mountain is one of the highest peaks in the Dong Trieu Mountains in the north-eastern area of Vietnam, located within the area of Uong Bi Town, Quang Ninh Province.

This is worship pace of Vietnam’s millions of Buddhists with hundreds of temples, other man-made structures, and religious objects.

Starting your itinerary from with Giai Oan brook, actually from a stone bridge connecting two banks of the brook, on the way to the peak of  Yen Tu, there stand some sights such as: one-roof pagoda, Bảo Soái pagoda, Yen Ky Sinh stone statue, Ngoa Van hermitage, fairy chessboard, eco-resorts like Thac Vang Thac Bac .

How to go

  • From the capital city of Hanoi, expats can go to Yen Tu by shuttle bus, car, or motorbike from Luong Yen or Mi Dinh Bus station. It takes about 4 hours by bus
  • Or if you are on Halong cruise, an extra day to visit Yen Tu Mountain would be perfect for your trip. 

Thing to do

 Yen Tu Mountain is not just a spriritual spot, it's also the best place for sightseeing and look around the beauty of Halong bay.

  • Visiting natural landscape : watch a panorama of the extensive North-eastern Vietnam, Bach Dang River, and especially the natural wonder Halong Bay
  • Historical relics, sacred sites: Hoa Yen Pagoda, Van Tieu Pagoda, Đồng Pagoda

Where to eat

  •  When visiting here, tourist should try vegetarian food at Nang Tam Restaurant on the food of Yen Tu Mountain.

Vegeterian food

 Further reading about  Quang Ninh Travel Guide 

Further readings