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Ha Giang tours

Ha Giang - the remote border region of the country always has a strange attraction for travelers who love to explore and experience. Talking about Ha Giang, we will immediately remember the winding roads in the middle of the sky, vast pine forests, majestic karst mountains, romantic but powerful waterfalls, secret caves, the villages in clouds, and magnificent terraces fields. The most special place can’t fail to mention is the Dong Van Rock Plateau which is one of the most impressive geological parks in the world, containing typical and valuable marks on the history of earth creation with majestic mountain scenery. Ha Giang surely conquers the most difficult visitors and help visitors to have a spectacular and unforgettable adventure. Why not taking Ha Giang tours now for discovering Ha Giang

  1. Ha Giang General Information

Location: North Pole of Vietnam

Population: Over 854,000 (2019)

Language: Vietnamese

Currency: Vietnam Dong (VND)

Natural Condition: Mountainous province (Average height: 800m – 1200m)

  1. People, Nature & Culture in Ha Giang
  • Ha Giang Ethnic Minorities

Ha Giang is the home of 22 ethnic groups – each ethnic group has its own language, costumes, and traditions, but they have great common characteristics: honesty, gentleness, and hospitality. Their daily life is very simple, mainly growing maize, growing rice, and raising small numbers. Not blessed by nature with good conditions, the surrounding area is mostly limestone with rugged terrain and only a handful of fertile soil in small valleys, so people here from children, adults, and the elderly always try to work hard every day. And indeed their lives were still very difficult, they lived in soil houses covered with leaves without electricity and internet the shortage of clothes, food, as well as education. ‘However, they are very admirable with the optimism in life, they always smile and live happily together despite the difficulties.

  • Ha Giang Nature

Ha Giang – the remote border region of the country always has a strange attraction for travelers who love to explore and experience. Talking about Ha Giang, we will immediately remember the winding roads in the middle of the sky, vast pine forests, majestic karst mountains, romantic but powerful waterfalls, secret caves, the villages in clouds, and magnificent terraces fields. The most special place can’t fail to mention is the Dong Van Rock Plateau which is one of the most impressive geological parks in the world, containing typical and valuable marks on the history of earth creation with majestic mountain scenery. Ha Giang surely conquers the most difficult visitors and help visitors to have a spectacular and unforgettable adventure.

  • Ha Giang Culture

Ha Giang is always proud of the attraction of cultural diversity and customs from 22 ethnic groups. They always try to maintain and develop that diversity by maintaining daily habits, building traditional houses, organizing rituals like weddings, funerals, and the Lunar New Year holiday accord to traditional beliefs. In addition, cuisines brings a unique and distinct with dishes with special flavors dishes that can not be found anywhere also attracts a lot of visitors. The most special is the traditional costume of the ethnic groups, each ethnic group has an outfit with different colors and designs, from which visitors can easily recognize the difference between them.

  1. How to get to Ha Giang
  2. By motorbike

You can rent a motorbike and travel to Ha Giang by yourself, however, please make sure that you are an expert in riding a motorbike and always pay attention to the traffic.

You can easily to find the way on Google Map, please check the route below for your reference: 

Route 1: Hanoi – Tuyen Quang – Ha Giang City, then traveling to up-northern to Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Meo Vac, Dong Van, Hoang Su Phi, and back to Hanoi.

Route 2: Hanoi – Thai Nguyen – Bac Kan – Ba Be Lake – Ban Gioc Waterfall, Nguom Ngao Cave, Bao Lac district (Cao Bang province) – Meo Vac (Ha Giang province) – Dong Van Geo-park – Ha Giang city – Hanoi. The first to get to Ha Giang by motor bike

  1. By bus

Traveling by bus to Ha Giang is the most comfortable way as you can save your time, energy and it is safer than riding a motorbike by yourself.

Travel by sleeping bus to Ha Giang

Local bus: You can go to My Dinh, Giap Bat, Gia Lam station to take the day or night bus to Ha Giang

Tourist bus: Limousine or sleeping bus. You can book the ticket online or at any travel agency in Hanoi. The second to get to Ha Giang by bus

So now you have full information about How to get to Ha Giang

Weather in Ha Giang

As a mountainous province, Ha Giang brings the characteristics typical of mountainous weather areas in which temperature greatly varies between day and night: cool in daytime and cold at night. There is also a large variation in temperature between the seasons, the average annual temperature is 21 degrees Celsius, but the winters are really cold, the regular temperature is around 6-10 degrees C and even lower and has snow.

January to March: Enjoy Ha Giang Tours of Flowers

Spring is considered is the best season to visit Ha Giang. During this time visitors will feel the cold stone plateau is like wearing a colorful new shirt with the vividness of  beautiful flowers such as peach, plum, and yellow rape flowers. In addition, visitors will be immersed in the fun and exciting atmosphere of traditional festivals in Ha Giang in the early months of spring, but also have the opportunity to learn about the unique cultural features of the people. The weather in spring is also very pleasant, the temperature  is quite warm and the light rain is accompanied by cool winds.

April: Experience Khau Vai Love Market during your Ha Giang Tour

April is the time to organize the Khau Vai festival – one of the biggest festivals in Ha Giang. Join in the festival you will be immersed in the vibrant, bustling space, images of guys and girls chatting. In particular, the festival is also a great time for couples who love each other but cannot come together, they will have a short time to talk and share. Along with that, you will have the opportunity to discover unique cultural features here with a variety of products such as foods, handicrafts, and clothes,… for you to buy as souvenirs.

May and June: Discover Ha Giang Tours of Irrigating Water Season

Ha Giang at this time is so beautiful and charming with endless terraced fields preparing to enter a new crop. The image of the water overflowing the terraced fields like a giant mirror in the sunlight. Ha Giang with its fields full of water and hard-working farmers with cheerful minds becomes an honest, rustic but attractive natural picture.

August to October: Visit the Fields of Ripen Rice in your Ha Giang Tour

After the Irrigating Water Season is the ripen rice season in Ha Giang, thanks to the hard-working and care of the local people, the rice fields are turning from green to yellow. Visitors here will admire the terraced fields with a golden color, like wearing a gold-plated coat. Admiring the majestic scenery and feeling the sweet fragrance of ripe rice will be an unforgettable memory for visitors.

November: The Season of Buckwheat Flowers in Ha Giang

Buckwheat flowers are considered the symbol flowers of Ha Giang, the pink and purple flower fields located on the rocky plateau have helped dispel the loneliness here. Do not forget to take photos to record your memorable trip by standing in the vast flower fields. Visit Dong Van old town and take part in the Buckwheat Festival which usually held in November to discover more interesting things about this flower as well as the unique cultural traditions of this rocky region land.

December: Immersing Yourself in Snow of your Ha Giang Tour

At the end of the year, you will see the whole scene will change from the purple of the buckwheat to the yellow of kale. The cold weather is covered by fog in the early morning, creating a very impressive dim scenery. More especially on the coldest days when the temperature drops deeply, visitors will admire a paradise on earth with snow-covered everywhere. It will be a great regret if you miss this beautiful moment.

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