Possessing poetic natural beauty along with many famous landscapes, Quan Ba is likened to a miniature “Da Lat” in the heart of Ha Giang. If you have the opportunity to visit here but you still don’t know where to start your journey, then follow Origin Vietnam to learn about interesting tourist destinations in Quan Ba!
1. Where is Quan Ba?
About 46 km north of Ha Giang city center and about 340 km from Hanoi capital. Quan Ba is a mountainous district in Ha Giang province, to the East it borders Yen Minh district, to the West and North it borders Van Son district, Yunnan province, China and to the south it borders Vi Xuyen district.
2. How Quan Ba is unique?
Quan Ba concentrates many favorable factors for tourism development such as: fresh, cool climate; Rich and diverse natural landscapes such as Heaven’s Gate, Co Tien Mountain, Kho My Cave,… along with the unique features of the H’Mong, Dao, Tay, Bo Y ethnic cultures. Quan tourist destinations Most of the places are located on the route to explore the rocky plateau, so you can easily arrange to visit.
Furthermore, this is home to 22 ethnic minorities, of which the H’Mong people make up the majority. Quan Ba is one of the districts with the most festivals in Ha Giang. The most prominent ones are the Gau Tao festival, the Dao people’s festival, the Nung people’s harvest festival, etc. These festivals carry special meanings, demonstrating the customs of cultivating and cultivating. Traditional customs and beliefs of Quan Ba people.
3. When is the best time to visit Quan Ba?
Each season in Quan Ba has its own beauty and interesting things, so you can visit this place at any time of the year. However, you should come to this land between September and April next year. This is the time when buckwheat flower fields bloom, creating a poetic, unique and beautiful natural landscape.
- In spring, when the weather is still a bit chilly, the scene here is filled with peach blossoms, plum blossoms, apricot blossoms and indispensable silhouettes of bright red blooming rice flowers. If you visit here in the spring, you can participate in traditional festivals and unique markets.
- Summer here is the season of pouring water, the fields of flowing water are white, shimmering and outstanding.
- Autumn will be the season of golden ripe rice.
- When winter comes, Quan Ba is filled with the purple and pink colors of buckwheat flowers and the yellow of mustard flowers. Therefore, you can visit Northern “Da Lat” at any time of the year.
If you like to explore the customs and traditions of the ethnic people here, you can come to festivals such as: Gau Tao Festival (held from 3-6 lunar new year, Cap Sac Festival; Harvest Festival). ; immerse yourself in the love song of the Dao ethnic group; sing then – dan ting of the Tay ethnic group…
4. How to get to Quan Ba from Hanoi?
The distance from Hanoi city center to Quan Ba is about (7.15) hours drive. For this distance, you can travel by bus or motorbike. If you take a bus from Hanoi, you can catch the bus at My Dinh bus station.
If traveling by personal vehicle, you can follow the following route: From the center of Hanoi, follow Nhat Tan bridge, cross Vo Chi Cong and Vinh Ngoc streets, go about 15 km on Vo Nguyen Giap street, then turn. must enter National Highway 2A – continue following National Highway 2 to the City. Vinh Yen – you turn left onto Highway 2C – City. Tuyen Quang passes through Viet Quang Town to reach Ha Giang city center. Then you move along National Highway 4C to reach Quan Ba.
5. Must-visit tourist attractions when exploring to Quan Ba
5.1. Quan Ba Heaven Gate
The first tourist destination mentioned on a travel trip to Quan Ba we must mention is the Quan Ba heaven gate tourist destination. Coming here, visitors will be able to see the entire scenery of this place.
Quan Ba Heaven Gate is a famous landmark in Ha Giang with an altitude of up to 1500. This is an important first gateway to Dong Van and this is also the starting place for you to enter the path of happiness. In addition, this road is relatively foggy and difficult to navigate. That’s why Ha Giang tourists go to this endless road.
Stopping here, visitors will feel the journey to see the entire extremely beautiful scenery. Travelling here, visitors will have the opportunity to see the entire image of the Northwest mountains and forests. At the same time, you will be immersed in historical stories as well as important milestones of our country.
Most tourists who stop here always take beautiful pictures. From the flower garden area, visitors can see the entire view of the sky gate. This is also a place where you can look out at the mountains. The couple sits strangely in Tam Son town.
5.2. Quan Ba Twin Mountains
Located close to the location of the Bac Sum slope area, Quan Ba twin mountain. It’s one of the extremely impressive tourist destinations for tourists. Quan Ba Twin Mountains is one of the extremely impressive tourist destinations, with tourists stopping here, you can immerse yourself in the natural scenery, this is also a place that brings you many extremely enjoyable moments. flavorful and attractive.
Quan Ba Twin Mountains is an extremely impressive place, witnessing extremely interesting and attractive beauty for tourists, this is also an impressive place for Ha Giang people with the beauty of the Tam Son region. Stopping here, visitors will admire and explore the beauty of this place.
5.3. Nam Dam community tourism village
When mentioning Ha Giang, visitors will certainly think of the image of the H’Mong people, but in Ha Giang, Nam Dam is the main place where the Dao people live, Nam Dam village is located far from the center of Ha Giang city. about 47 km.
Nam Dam community village is located in the center of Quan Ba commune, Quan Ba district and is covered by primeval forests and extremely majestic and eye-catching terraced fields. Coming here, visitors will be immersed in the culture of Vietnam. Dao people. Since 2011, this village has begun to develop community tourism and form its own traditional cultural features.
The highlight of Nam Dam Ha Giang cultural and tourist village is the extremely simple stilt-roofed house with leaves. The house space is rustic and airy. Nowadays, many households plan to take advantage of these villages. to do is homestay and tourism development
5.4. Quyet Tien Market
When talking about the highlands, we are certainly indispensable when mentioning the beauty of the highlands. Quyet Tien commune is one of 13 communes in the Quan Ba town area. Coming here, you will find the path to happiness. and pass through Bac Sum slope and then go through the global geological park of Dong Van karst plateau.
Quyet Tien commune has extremely peaceful beauty along with gentle clouds covered by mist all year round. Every week, markets take place next to Highway 4, making it very convenient to get to Heaven’s Gate. The campus at the market is quite spacious and there are many items sold by local people. Coming here, visitors can easily enjoy extremely attractive dishes imbued with the beauty of the local people.
5.5. Lonely tree
The name lonely tree is no longer unfamiliar to tourists stopping here. Surely tourists are no longer unfamiliar with the image of lonely trees in some famous tourist destinations of Vietnam such as Sapa, Da Lat or Hanoi but did not expect that in Ha Giang there is also a lonely tree that extremely attracts tourists.
Just hearing this name, visitors must be extremely curious about what this tourist destination has to offer to tourists. Lonely Tree is actually a pine tree standing tall on the side of the road. This is also a check-in location that many young people love.
Stopping here, you will definitely get beautiful super photos for you. The lonely pine tree is located right on the road from Quan Ba to Yen Minh, so it is extremely easy to recognize the lonely tree. It’s not too difficult for you.
5.6. Lung Khuy Cave
Located in Lung Khuy village, Quan Ba commune, Quan Ba district, this place is known as the first cave plateau discovered in 2015 and officially put into operation as well as put into tourism exploitation at the end of the year.
Lung Khuy Cave is a cave created by the Earth’s weathering process over hundreds of years with extremely unique karst terrains, few nooks and crannies but many stalactites and curtain poles. Coming here you will see Witness images of cliffs with many different shapes. If you pay attention, you will also be able to listen to the sounds of water remaining on the rocks, giving visitors a very new feeling. The sound of falling water is like the sound of a guitar or the echo of heaven and earth. .
5.7. Kho My Cave
Kho My Cave is one of the tourist destinations that few people know when coming to Quan Ba. In the Mong language, “Kho My” means a girl’s dress.
Kho My Cave is located in the Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark area. Kho My Cave is highly appreciated by geologists as one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Giang and has great potential for tourism. In 2013, Kho My cave was recognized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as a national monument and scenic spot.
Stepping inside the cave, everyone must be amazed by the beauty of creation that Mother Nature has given to this place, with extremely sparkling nipples and many different stalactites. Water drops on the ceiling of the cave are dripping down, creating countless stalactites with extremely strange images, splendid stalactites forming reliefs with different images, extremely shimmering and magical. Surrounding the cave is an extremely diverse and rich ecosystem, in addition to the image of winding terraced fields, giving visitors an extremely new and interesting beauty.
5.8. Bat Dai Son – Quan Ba
Bat Dai Son is located in the Quan Ba area of Ha Giang province and is located in the Northeast mountainous region where this is the residence of the Mong and Dao people. With extremely interesting natural scenery, coming here you will see the unique cultural beauty of this place, visitors will feel many interesting things when stopping here.
Coming here, visitors will first set foot on Bat Dai Son and be amazed by the majestic wild beauty of this place. You will witness the image of 8 mountains standing from above looking at the gentle Mien River, winding each mountain.
In addition, stopping here, visitors will be immersed in the corn fields and terraced fields spread out evenly with soft curling silk strips winding around the mountainous hillsides, bringing a rustic, poetic beauty but also full of charm. romantic. Especially in the fall weather.
5.9. H’Mong cultural village
H’Mong cultural village, more than 50 km northeast of Ha Giang city center, located on National Highway 4C on the way to Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark, is a new tourist destination bringing to unique experiences and discoveries of national culture that cannot be missed on the journey to explore the Ha Giang.
It’s a perfect blend of cultural identity and nature, representing the soul of the stone plateau. Hmong Cultural Village brings cultural values, identity and traditions. The resorts are designed to be minimalist, gentle, and close to nature, bringing unique and exciting experiences and fully reflecting identity.
5.10. Vietnam – China border landmark
Ha Giang’s Vietnam-China border marker system is located in Quan Ba district starting from marker 276 in Ta Van commune to marker 339 in Bat Dai Son commune.
5.11 Lung Tam Valley
Lung Tam is one of the valleys with poetic beauty in Ha Giang. Located only about 50 km from the city center, the valley is surrounded on all four sides by rocky mountains and the Mien River. The valley is inhabited by the Hmong people. This place is famous for its traditional linen weaving that is built and operated as a cooperative. Besides, people here also grow rice and other agricultural products.
5.12 The Happiness Road
This is the road connecting Ha Giang city, Yen Minh, Dong Van, Quan Ba and Meo Vac districts. The Road to Happiness is a challenge for those who love to explore. The road has many downhill and steep slopes that are quite dangerous and require you to have a steady steering wheel. This road is a work of historical significance. The project was carried out entirely by human power with the participation of many people, from all ethnic groups living in the North.
6. Specialties in Quan Ba
When traveling to Quan Ba, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy specialty dishes such as five-color sticky rice, thang co, thang den, men men, banh cuon (rice roll cake), smoked sausage, smoked buffalo meat, Au Tau porridge,…
In addition, Quan Ba also has many famous products for you to buy as gifts for friends and relatives such as: Thanh Van corn wine, seedless persimmons, salted cardamom, Tung Vai tea, Lung Tam brocade, along with Exquisite cultural products such as brocade, flutes, and flutes are made by the talented and skilled hands of people in craft villages in the district.
7. Where to stay in Quan Ba?
Accommodation services here are very rich and diverse. From affordable services to high-end services, from homestays, motels, to hotels. You will easily find a suitable sleeping service. Some accommodation locations you can refer to for renting accommodation include:
- Tam Son Hotel. Address: Tam Son Town, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
- Hotel 567. Address: Group 3, Tam Son Town, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
- Van Duy Hotel. Address: Group 3, Tam Son Town, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
- Tam Son Guest House. Address: Group 1, Tam Son Town, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
- Double Mountain Guesthouse. Address: Group 1, Tam Son Town, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
- Trade Union motel of Quan Ba district Party Committee office. Address: Group 1, Tam Son Town, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
- Kim Son Guesthouse. Address: House number 105, Group 3, Tam Son Town, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
- Binh Minh Guesthouse. Address: Group 3, Tam Son Town, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
- Hong Thu Homestay. Address: Quan Ba Commune, Quan Ba, Ha Giang, Vietnam
- Dao Lodge. Address: Nam Dam village, Quan Ba commune, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
- Ly Dinh Homestay. Address: Nam Dam village, Quan Ba commune, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
- Ly Chuong Homestay. Address: Nam Dam village, Quan Ba commune, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
- Ly Ta Don homestay. Address: Nam Dam village, Quan Ba commune, Quan Ba, Ha Giang
These accommodation locations attract a lot of visitors and receive high appreciation from everyone for their service quality. You can contact Origin Vietnam to check room rates at each location and book your accommodation as soon as possible to avoid overbooking.
8. Some important notes when conquering Quan Ba
- Prepare all necessary documents (passport, motorbike driving license,…) and check the vehicle to ensure it has brakes, headlights, reflectors, etc. if you travel to Quan Ba – Ha Giang by motorbike.
- If you go in the rainy season, you should bring raining coat, warm clothes because the climate is quite cold, especially at night
- Wearing neat clothes that can retain heat well, avoid wearing too many layers of clothing, making it difficult to move.
- Bring common medications (first aid box) along with snacks and drinks in case you need them.
- Bring cash because most of the transactions here are mainly in cash.
- Don’t forget to bring your camera to take beautiful pictures as souvenirs of this wonderful trip.
It’s worth a visit Quan Ba
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