Hà Giang, a paradise located in the northern part of Vietnam, is a province known for its pristine and majestic beauty. The diverse terrain, featuring towering mountains, spectacular waterfalls, and expansive valleys, highlights the allure of this region. Upon arrival, travelers experience a serene and tranquil atmosphere, witnessing the harmonious interplay between humanity and nature.
Beyond its natural beauty, Hà Giang is the homeland of various ethnic minorities such as the H’Mong, Dao, and Tày, offering visitors unique cultural experiences. Traditional markets and ancient highland villages provide opportunities for tourists to explore the traditional way of life, handicrafts, and the rich cultural diversity of the people of Hà Giang.
Hà Giang is not only an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts but also a place to delve into the history and distinctive community life of the ethnic groups residing here.
Ideal Travel Seasons
The itinerary and points of interest to visit
We suggest two travel itineraries on the map below for your reference:
Route 1: Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Dong Van – Meo Vac
This route brings together iconic landmarks:
- Quan Ba Heaven’s Gate: A famous mountain pass on National Highway 4C, offering irresistible attractions such as the northernmost point, Ma Pi Leng Pass, and the ancient Dong Van Plateau markets showcasing highland specialties.
- Twin Fairy Mountains: Boasting breathtaking landscapes with towering peaks and serene valleys, renowned for their mystical beauty and the ancient Dong Van markets.
- Tham Ma Slope: Known for its steep incline and magnificent views, attracting nature enthusiasts and adventurers.
- Pao’s Film Studio: Recognized for the famous Vietnamese film “Chuyen cua Pao,” making a significant impact on the cinematic landscape.
- H’Mong King’s Palace: A historically significant site with unique architecture, once the residence of the H’Mong king in ancient times.
- Dong Van Karst Plateau: A UNESCO World Heritage site, famous for its caves, rock formations, and unique limestone landscapes.
- Lung Cu Flagpole: The highest point in Vietnam, featuring the national flag symbolizing the northern border.
- Ma Pi Leng Pass: One of the most beautiful and challenging mountain passes in Vietnam, providing panoramic views of mountains and rivers.
- Nho Que River: A picturesque river providing crucial water resources for local life and agriculture, contributing to the area’s sustainable development.
ATTRACTION TICKET PRICE
Boat ride on Nho Que River – 100k/ ticket/ person
Visit to H’Mong King’s Palace – 20k/ ticket/ person
Admission to Lung Cu Flagpole – 25k/ ticket/ person
Ticket for Pao’s Film Studio – 10k/ ticket
Note: Ticket prices may vary depending on the tourist season.
ha giang motorbike route
7+ Days: Sapa - Hà Giang - Ba Bể
This itinerary is quite similar to the one above but includes two new destinations, Sapa and Ba Be. Sapa is also a renowned tourist destination in the Northwestern region, featuring the unmissable Fansipan Peak, known as the “Roof of Indochina.” Fansipan is highly popular among trekkers and mountaineers, offering not only breathtaking natural landscapes but also a challenging ascent to conquer the highest peak. You can spend 2-3 days in Sapa exploring this top tourist attraction before dedicating the majority of your time to exploring Ha Giang.
The journey concludes at Ba Be National Park. Visitors to Ba Be often engage in activities such as kayaking on the lake, visiting indigenous villages, and exploring remarkable natural landmarks like Puong Cave and Dong Cao Peak.
The itinerary for the destinations is as follows: AZ MOTORBIKES – Sapa – Hà Giang City – Quản Bạ – Đồng Văn – Lũng Cú – Mèo Vạc – Ba Bể Lake – AZ MOTORBIKES.
8+ Days: HÀ GIANG - CAO BẰNG
This route is the longest for the Hà Giang itinerary. It starts from Bắc Kạn, heading towards Cao Bằng before reaching Hà Giang. The route is characterized by a high off-road level as it closely follows the border. If you enjoy the adventure of motorbiking, this route is a suggestion for you. However, it also passes through tourist spots that you can explore through physical activities such as trekking or kayaking. Staying for about 2 days to engage in these activities is a great idea.
As you reach the fourth day of the itinerary, you can begin the exploration of Hà Giang from Pác Bó. The endpoint of the route is in the city of Hà Giang. You can stay overnight here and start the journey back to Hanoi the next morning.
The route passes through points such as: AZ MOTORBIKES – Bắc Kạn – Ba Vì National Park – Cao Bằng City – Bản Giốc Waterfall – Pác Bó – Mèo Vạc – Đồng Văn – Hà Giang City – AZ MOTORBIKES