Luc Yen

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

Luc Yen is a mountainous district of Yen Bai province in northwest Vietnam. It is another Vietnam non-touristy travel place offering some of best off the beaten track holidays, car trips, adventure travel tours, and outdoor activities.

Luc Yen district covers an area of 811 square kilometres. It contains 1 township and 23 communes including Yen The, Tan Phuong, Lam Thuong, Khanh Thien, Minh Chuan, Khai Trung, Mai Son, An Lac, To Mau, Khanh Hoa, Dong Quan, Truc Lau, Phuc Loi, Trung Tam, An Phu, Phan Thanh, Minh Tien, Tan Lap, Lieu Do, Vinh Lac, Muong Lai, Xuan Minh, Yen Thang, and Tan Linh.

Luc Yen map

What to explore in Luc Yen?

Luc Yen gem market

For over 15 years now, Luc Yen gem market has been an excellent place to buy and sell precious stones, specifically from Luc Yen District’s plentiful gemstone mining areas. At the market, you can see sellers show off their products, including rubies, opal and jadeite, on rows of small tables. The prices are announced depending on the type of gem which can be ten thousand, hundreds of thousand, a million, or tens of millions dong.

How to get to Luc Yen?

There are several ways for getting to Luc Yen. You can get there by car, train, bus, motorbike, or bicycle. It depends on your departure location, means of transport, your trip duration, your personal interest and budget.

Getting to Luc Yen from Hanoi

You can get to Luc Yen from Hanoi by taking the overnight train from downtown Hanoi to Yen Bai city. There are both night and day trains taking you from Hanoi train station to Yen Bai. After you arrive in Yen Bai city, you can rent a private car or take a taxi, motor-taxi for your onward destination. Hanoi to Luc Yen car journey offers the chance to stop on the way for side-road visits or taking picture.

Taking local public bus or limousine service are two other options for getting from Hanoi to Luc Yen. Most of Limousine and shuttle buses depart from My Dinh bus station in the morning. Some other overnight buses leave from Gia Lam or Giap Bat bus station in the evening. Please bear in mind local buses are usually full at weekend and during school holidays in summer.

Luc Yen when to go?

Luc Yen has the tropical monsoon climate with the average temperature of 220C – 230C, the average rainfall of 1,500 – 2,200 mm per year, and the average humidity of 83 – 87%, which are favorable for agriculture and forestry development. With the average altitude of 70m, the average temperature of 230C- 240C, the destination has the most drizzling rain of the province, which is good for food crops, forest trees, fruit trees. The coldest period in Luc Yen is from December to February. There is often too thick fog in the winter, but then can be a very nice sunny day and everything changes rapidly.

Best time to visit

September – November and March – May are the best time of year to discover Luc Yen as well ans its surroundings. In these months is very good weather and temperature from 15 to 28 °C and a night temperature from 10-18 °C.

Rent a car in Luc Yen

The best way to explore this destination is to rent a car with driver.

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 Luc Yen as well as in Yen Bai province and the northern highlands of Vietnam. Options include easy train, 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 Luc Yen.

No matter if in Luc Yen 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 Luc Yen from Vietnam Car Hire!

Luc Yen car rental packages

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

Private transfers to Luc Yen

Private transport from Luc Yen to other destinations

Hanoi to Luc Yen bus

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Hanoi to Luc Yen bus

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Other routes

  • From Dien Bien to Luc Yen or v.v
  • From Hoa Binh to Luc Yen or v.v
  • From Lai Chau to Luc Yen or v.v
  • From Lao Cai to Luc Yen or v.v
  • From Son La to Luc Yen or v.v

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to rent a car for Luc Yen, Yen Bai?

Luc Yen car rental price varies depending on your travel plan, 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 Luc Yen?

7 seat SUV Ford Everest, Isuzu Highlander and Toyota Fortuner are the most popular rental cars for individual travel in Luc Yen, Yen Bai, Vietnam. For small group tours (3-6 people), Ford Transit and Mercedes Sprinters (Minivan and Minibus) are also popular rental cars. Big coaches including 45, 50 seat coaches are not recommended for traveling to Luc Yen as well as in the Vietnam northern highlands.

Why should I book Luc Yen private transfer with Vietnam Car Hire?

When booking Luc Yen 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 who have been to Luc Yen. 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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