Lac Son

Lac Son is a comprehensive travel guide about private car hire, car rental with driver, train, bus station transfers, transport from/to Lac Son, Vietnam. Rent a car with driver and make the most of your trip to Lac Son district, Hoa Binh province.

Lac Son is mountainous district of Hoa Binh province. The 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.

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What are the top attractions to visit in Lac Son?

Lac Son district is naturally gifted with mountains and beautiful lakes; rich and various cave system; cool climate. All of these are attractive to tourists who want to explore Lac Son land.

Bai Nha (Ngoc Son commune) is a fairly flat hill, the bottom of which is fields of paddy, maize, sugarcane yards, the lake is surrounded by majestic mountains, the primary forest has created so beautiful natural landscape. This is the ideal place to organize paragliding activities.

With flat terrain, beautiful scenery, stretching about 1 hectare, Bai Bui field (Ngoc Lau commune) becomes a stopover for sightseeing, organizing entertainment activities such as camping, fire – camping.

Thung Hill (Quy Hoa commune) is located at an average height of 1,073m above sea level. Thung Hill has the rolling mountain; natural scenery is so majestic and romantic.

A tourist site, which is very attractive for visitors to explore, is Mu Waterfall (Mu village, Tu Do commune). Mu was formed by an underground stream from majestic mountains at the altitude of above 1,000m above sea level in the Natural Reservation Zone of Ngoc Son – Ngo Luong. In the Waterfall, there is Mu Cave with the marvels of stalactites. With the pristine original scenery, majestic mountains and forest, it is one of the great potential for Lac Son district to explore and develop their tourism.

Besides the natural tourism potential, Lac Son district has a revolutionary historical system. According to statistics, the district has 23 archaeological relics, cultural and historical relics. In addition, the district preserves many caves of archaeological treasures of ancient Muong ethnic people, such as: the stone roof of Vanh village is a national archaeological monument. Khu Dung Cave is one of the beautiful natural caves of Hoa Binh province. Lac Son also preserves the traditional festivals of Muong ethnic people, such as Chieng Muong Festival, the festival of field coming – Du Voi.

How to get to Lac Son?

There are several ways for getting to Lac Son. You can get there by private car, public local bus, motorbike, or bicycle. It depends on your departure location, means of transport, your trip duration, your personal interest and budget. Therefore there is no train nor flight between Hanoi and Lac Son.

Getting to Lac Son from Hanoi

The best way to get to Lac Son from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. Booking a private transfer from Hanoi to Lac Son offers you the chance to make as many stops on the way as you wish for coffee breaks, side-road visits, or just shooting pictures.

There are also day buses going to Lac Son from Hanoi. Taking local public bus or limousine service are alternative options for getting from Hanoi to Lac Son. Most of Limousine and shuttle buses depart from Yen Nghia bus station in the south of Hanoi city centre. Some other overnight buses leave from My Dinh and Giap Bat bus station in the evening. Overnight buses connecting Hanoi and Son La, Dien Bien Phu (northwest Vietnam) make stops in Hoa Binh city, from there you’ll need to take a taxi or other mean of transport for your onward destination. Please bear in mind local buses and hotels in Lac Son are usually full at weekend and/or during school holidays in summer.

Local taxis, Uber, and Grab car, motorbike rental, bicycle hire service are also available in Hanoi.

Lac Son when to go?

Lac Son weather is portrayed by warm atmosphere all year round. The average temperature is about 26.7°C. The rainfall in Lac Son is relatively high, with the heavy rains in summer months. During a year, there are 160 days that the rainfall is about 1721mm. In months of spring, summer and autumn, the lighting hours of the sunshine is different. In autumn, winter and spring, the humidity in Lac Son is at the lowest point. Annually, the temperature averages at 23°C; the average rainfall 1.800mm/year; relative humidity of 85%; and average annual evaporation of 704mm.

Best time to visit

The best time to travel Lac Son is from October to December (solar calendar), and the first month of lunar year, before and after Tet holiday of Vietnamese people. During this time, Lac Son is covered by beautiful white plum blossom. March is the period when white flowers spreading everywhere in Lac Son. From April to August, weather in Lac Son is cooler than in Hanoi. In summer, Lac Son is covered by a lush green color of jungles, paddy fields, and corn fields. Specifically, at the end of autumn, Lac Son features wealthy and vibrant beauty with yellow terraced fields of grain covering all hillsides. Peaceful natural and fascinating seasonal scenery cannot exaggerate the great beauty in Lac Son.

Car and driver for Lac Son

The best way to explore this destination is to rent a car with driver. The option offers you the flexibility to discover the place at your own pace. Booking a private car with driver is recommended for a car trip, family holidays, and photography tour.

We have a big fleet of vehicle including 4, 5 seat Sedan, 7, 8 seat MPV, SUV, 4WD, 15, 16 Minivan, Minibus, 29, 35, 45 Coaches offering a wide selection of car rental packages in Lac Son. Options include easy bus station pickup, private transfers, car rental with driver, private car hire. We also have pickup trucks and box trucks to rent out (with driver) for overland trips, self-guided bicycle, motorbike tours to Lac Son.

No matter if in Lac Son for travel, business, or pleasure you can find the right rental vehicle to match your budget and plans. Get around with more ease with a top quality car rental in Lac Son from Vietnam Car Hire!

Lac Son car rental packages

The following packages are only sample transfers, car rentals we design for travelers to travel to Lac Son or from this district to other destinations in Vietnam. Please contact us for personalized travel plans, routes, car rental options, best rates, deals, and service’s availability.

Private transfers to Lac Son

Private transport from Lac Son to other destinations in northwest Vietnam

Hanoi to Lac Son bus

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Other routes

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Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to rent a car for Lac Son, Vietnam?

Lac Son car rental price varies depending on your travel plan, routes, date of travel, as well as your trip duration. Please let us know your working agenda (business travel) or day-to-day itinerary (travel itinerary), we will provide a quote.

What is the most popular rental cars in Lac Son?

7 seat SUV Ford Everest, Isuzu Highlander and Toyota Fortuner are the most popular rental cars for individual travel in Lac Son, Vietnam. For small group tours (3-6 people), Ford Transit and Mercedes Sprinters (Minivan and Minibus) are also popular rental cars. Lac Son rural communes and remote villages are sometimes difficulty accessible by 4,5 seat Sedans and 45, 50 seat coaches due to bad roads or weather conditions.

Why should I book Lac Son private transfer with Vietnam Car Hire?

When booking Lac Son car hire via, all your car rental options will be suggested by local senior car rental agents who live in Vietnam. They are drivers, tour guides, and local experts who have been to Lac Son. They can provide practical, updated information about this destination. There are no extra costs and no hidden fees involved in booking a rental car with Vietnam Car Hire.

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