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Ha Giang Travel guide

Ha Giang Travel guide

  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.

  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.

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.

  1. Transportations in Ha Giang
  1. Motor

Motorbike is the most convenient and fastest vehicle to travel on your Ha Giang tour. Consider some company of motor hiring below:


Giang Son Company

Service: Helmet, Map, Rope for tying luggage, Rooms for resting and bathing, Good vehicle maintenance

Address: Km3, Cau Me St

Tel: +84 94 17 19 955 – +84 988 470 863

Hang Thuong Company

Service: Helmet, Map, Free water, Good vehicle maintenance

Address: 15B Pham Hong Thai St, Minh Khai Ward

Tel: +84 942 50 8448

  1. Bus

For easy and safe transportation, you can reach the destinations in Ha Giang by bus

Ha Giang – Quan Ba (Place of Buckwheat Flower)

Cuong Thuy Company (Tel: +84 915 407 522)

Thang Phuong Company (Tel: +84 915 185 434)


Ha Giang – Dong Van (Dong Van Rocky Plateau)

Cau Me Company (Tel: +84 915 448 933)

A Sinh Company (Tel: +84 984 520 371)

Ha Giang – Yen Minh (Place of dreaming pine forests)

Ngoc Cuong Company (Tel: +84 904 256 279)


Ha Giang – Meo Vac (The North Pole of Vietnam)

Hoang Tai Company (Tel: +84 912 394 082)

Ngoc Khanh Company (Tel: +84 987 382 992)

III. Mobile and internet access


As a mountainous area, but the mobile connection in Ha Giang is quite fast. You can purchase a SIM card of Viettel, Vinaphone, or Mobiphone. The internet connection 3G/4G is not so good, sometime you may lose the connection. Wifi is available in Ha Giang city but not in most tourist destinations.

  1. Useful information 


  1. The longer time you spend, the better trip you have. You should spend more than three days to explore the beauty of Ha Giang.
  2. Bring with you: Raincoat, waterproof jacket, dry bag for your phone/ camera, hiking boots, insect repellent, first aid kit, and warm clothes.
  3. If you travel to Ha Giang by motorbike, make sure that you can handle it, prepare a good helmet, motorcycle body armor.
  4. Prepare snacks, food, drink, and camping tools as you may need picnic lunch on the way very often.
  5. Be responsible for protecting nature and culture while visiting Ha Giang, choose suitable clothes when visiting villages and interacting with local people.