Considered “the most majestic landscape in the world”, Hai Van Pass is located on the Bach Ma mountain range and is the natural boundary between Thua Thien – Hue province and Da Nang city. An experience that you cannot miss when coming to Hai Van Pass is hunting clouds and watching the sunrise. Coming here, visitors will admire the majestic natural scenery and enjoy a panoramic view of Da Nang city.

a view from Hai Van pass

a view of Da Nang city from Hai Van pass

At the transition moment of late autumn – early winter, Hai Van Pass becomes the focus of “cloud hunting” for tourists and young nature lovers…

Hai Van Pass is located at an altitude of nearly 500 m above sea level. Therefore, almost all year round, the pass area has cold weather and a lot of moisture. At this time, when cold air waves come in, Hai Van Pass puts on a new “shirt” with hazy colors, hidden in the clouds.

hunt cloud in Hai Van

This is also a good time for nature lovers to come “cloud hunting”. As a pass located between Thua Thien-Hue province and Da Nang city, when traveling through Hai Van pass at this time, visitors will admire the beauty of clouds and sky like giant white “cotton carpets” stretching out. throughout the pass.

Clouds covered the path

Clouds covered the driving path

Because of the poetic beauty of clouds, Hai Van Pass becomes the focus of “cloud hunting” for young people in the last days of the year. In the dry season, Hai Van Pass has a wide view, blue sky, and favorable weather to catch the sunrise and watch the sunset.

hunt cloud in Hai Van

In the cold season, Hai Van Pass has cold and humid weather, a suitable time to “hunt clouds” in the early morning or late afternoon.

Cloud hunting on Hai Van pass
The time when clouds appear most at Hai Van Pass is around 5 – 6 am and 15 – 17 pm. Those who are passionate about “photo hunting” need to clearly understand this time frame because many people have come to Hai Van Pass to “hunt clouds” but have no “trophy” to bring back.

could hunting on Hai Van Pass

Visitors to Hai Van Pass to “hunt clouds” must be very careful while traveling, because dense clouds limit visibility and there are many large vehicles passing through the pass.

could hunting on Hai Van Pass

National monument (Hai Van Gate) is covered in clouds

Hai Van Pass is an ideal check-in stop for tourists on the North – South natural journey. Currently, the Hai Van historical relic at the top of the pass is being restored and renovated, promising to bring visitors many experiences when stopping here. “In the clouds” cafe shop is a suitable place for tourists to see the natural beauty of Hai Van Pass during the “cloud hunting” season.

Hai Van Pass
The moment the clouds cover the majestic Hai Van range, the experience of breathing in the cool, fresh air must be an unforgettable memory for visitors who cloud hunting on Hai Van pass.

Source: collected by An

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