Tram Tau

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

Tram Tau is a mountainous district of Yen Bai province in northwest Vietnam. It shares the border in the north with Van Chan district of Yen Bai province, neighboring in the south of Phu Yen district of Son La province.

Tram Tau district covers an area of 742 square kilometres. It contains 1 township and 11 communes including Tram Tau, Ban Mu, Ban Cong, Xa Ho, Hat Luu, Pa Hu, Lang Nhi, Ta Si Lang, Phinh Ho, Pa Lau, and Tuc Dan.

Tram Tau map

What to explore in Tram Tau?

The average height is about 800m above the sea level. The highest peak is Ta Chi Nhu peak. It is 2,979m above sea level and is the 6th highest mountain in Vietnam. The mountain peak is located in Xa Ho commune, in Pu Luong massif of Hoang Lien Son mountain range. This mountain has different names depending on each ethnic group. The Thai people call it Ta Lead Nhù, Phu Song Sung; the Mong people will call it Chung Chua Nha.

Another attraction is Ta Xua peak, with the height of 2,865m. It is located in Ta Xua village, Ban Cong commune, and ranked 10th highest mountains in Vietnam, where there is a “dinosaur’s back”, a challenging road. Ta Xua village is about 7km from Tram Tau district center. But to reach the highest peak there is only a unique path, with steep slope is a challenge for anyone who wants to conquer.

Ta Xua mountain ranges creates a natural boundary between Yen Bai and Son La. The three peaks form an extremely majestic wonder. The highest peak is the place where the Vietnamese flagpole is set on the height of 2,850m, and the second peak there are still traces of the old flagpole which was built during the French colonial period. The third peak is in the middle, it is like the seam forming the backbone of a prehistoric dinosaur.

How to get to Tram Tau?

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

Getting to Tram Tau from Hanoi

You can get to Tram Tau 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 Tram Tau 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 alternative options for getting from Hanoi to Tram Tau. 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.

Tram Tau when to go?

Tram Tau 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 Tram Tau 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 Tram Tau 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.

Car and driver for Tram Tau

The best way to explore this destination is to rent a car with driver. The option offers you the flexibility to discover the region. Booking a private car with driver is really helpful for a 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 Tram Tau 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 Tram Tau.

No matter if in Tram Tau 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 Tram Tau from Vietnam Car Hire!

Tram Tau car rental packages

The following packages are only sample transfers, car rentals we design for travelers to travel to Tram Tau 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 Tram Tau

Private transport from Tram Tau to other destinations

Hanoi to Tram Tau bus

We at don’t provide bus ticket booking service. Therefore we can help you with updated information of local train timetable and Tram Tau bus schedule. More details about this budget option can be found on our partner’s site at

Other routes

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

Frequently asked questions

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

Tram Tau 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 Tram Tau?

7 seat SUV Ford Everest, Isuzu Highlander and Toyota Fortuner are the most popular rental cars for individual travel in Tram Tau, 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 Tram Tau as well as in the Vietnam northern highlands.

Why should I book Tram Tau private transfer with Vietnam Car Hire?

When booking Tram Tau 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 Tram Tau. 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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