Location: Tam Duong District, Sa Pa, Lai Chau Province
Ideal for: Climbing
Height: 2,965 meters
Time to summit: 2 to 3 days
Difficulty level: Difficult

Nhiu Co San is not the only name of this mountain. The natives Mong Tribe call it "Sung Trau" mountain (buffalo's horn).

This mountain is quite strange and new to Vietnamese trekkers. It is one of 10 highest mountains in Viet Nam with pristine vegetation. You will be surprised by the winding pathway through in the bushy wood, the foggy landscape, the feeling of lichen under your feet or a faraway mountain covered by cloud.

Nhiu Co San stands 2,966m above sea level and is located in the Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range that runs from Lai Chau to Lao Cai province. The top of the mountains in the range are in Lao Cai's Bat Xat District and Lai Chau’s Phong Tho District.  If your departing point is in Lao Cai, you can start trekking to the top from one of three villages: Sang Ma Sao, Den Sang or Y Ty.

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