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Tien Waterfall – Gio Pass

Tien Waterfall – Gio Pass tourist area is an unfamiliar stop for many tourists when travelling to Ha Giang. Coming here, visitors can not only immerse themselves in nature. But also be immersed in the majestic beauty of the mountains and forests of Northern Vietnam. Please follow the information below to better understand this destination

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1. Where is Tien Waterfall – Gio Pass?

Tien Waterfall is located deep in the primeval forest of the Gio Pass area in Nam Dan commune, Xin Man district, Ha Giang province, Vietnam. About 123 km southwest of Ha Giang city and about 300 km northwest of Hanoi capital.

2. How is Tien Waterfall – Gio Pass unique?

Tien Waterfall is also known as Tang Tinh Waterfall (in the language of the Nung people). Regardless of the season, Tien Waterfall never runs out of water. The water flows very gently and quietly in the middle of the primeval forest, bringing an extremely pleasant feeling when visitors visit.

Thanks to the majestic beauty here, Tien waterfall – Gio pass tourist area is recognized as a National natural heritage. The harmonious and majestic beauty here has created a different attraction for this tourist area.

Tien Waterfall originates from Ta Ngan stream, in Ta Cu Ty commune, Bac Ha, Lao Cai. It’s more than 1400 meters above sea level. When passing through Nam Dan commune, the waterfall gradually flows down from a height of 70 meters at Gio pass, forming an extremely majestic natural waterfall. Blending with the mountain and forest space. The waterfall releases white foam day and night, with a non-stop flow that breathes life into the wild landscape here.

Not only does it have wild and majestic beauty. But Tien Waterfall also has a pure beauty like a fairyland with colorful flowers and familiar forest sounds of birds mixed with the sound of gurgling streams. Coming here, visitors will enjoy extremely fresh and cool air.

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3. When is the best time to visit Thac Tien – Gio Pass?

In each season, Xin Man welcomes visitors with different beauties:

  • September – October is the fragrant aroma of ripe rice coming from the vast terraced fields.
  • In the early days of winter, the dreamy pink color of buckwheat flowers covers the hillsides.
  • Spring and warm summer bring majestic scenery of green mountains and clear rivers and lakes.

According to our Xin Man travel experience, the ideal time for tourists to travel to Tien waterfall – Gio pass is from September to April next year. This is a time with a cool and pleasant climate. The weather is not too hot and moreover, you can avoid the rainy season here. When traveling in the rainy season (from May to August). There are some extreme weather phenomena that can occur. Such as flash floods, landslides, etc., which can endanger your exploration journey.

4. How to get to Tien waterfall – Gio Pass?

To get to the Tien Waterfall – Gio Pass area, we first need to move to the Ha Giang city area and from Ha Giang city. Then you can continue to move to the Tien Waterfall – Wind Pass area. .

Normally, tourists can choose to travel by personal vehicle or by public transportation to Ha Giang. However, public transportation is the optimal choice for many local tourists when coming to Ha Giang.

4.1 From Hanoi to Ha Giang city

From the Hanoi area to get to Ha Giang, you can choose to travel by car to get here. Go to My Dinh bus station to catch a bus to Ha Giang city, the travel time will usually be less. It takes about 6 – 7 hours, then from Ha Giang you can rent a motorbike to go to Tien Waterfall.

In addition to choosing to travel by public transportation to Ha Giang. You can also choose to travel by personal vehicle to get to Gio Pass. Traveling by personal vehicle is one of the best choices. For those who love discovery and experience, they often choose this means of transport. You can stop at any tourist destination you want on your travel trip.

4.2 From Ha Giang city to Tien waterfall – Gio Pass

From Ha Giang city to get to Tien waterfall, you also need to travel a relatively long distance. You can choose from the 3 routes below to get to Tien waterfall.

  • First route: about 120 km long, going in the same direction as National Highway 2 and Route 279 following Provincial Route 178. Travel time is about 3.5 hours, this is also one of the shortest routes. to get to Tien waterfall.
  • Second Route: about 140 km long, following National Highway 2 and Provincial Highway 177 for about 5 hours.
  • Third Route 3: About 130 km long. Tourists will travel along route 197C and provincial road 177. Travel time will be longer than the above two routes because this road is quite difficult to travel and has many bumpy turns.

In addition to choosing to travel by motorbike, if you are traveling in a large group, you can also choose to travel by renting a tourist car to ensure safety and convenience when stopping here.

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5. The beauty of Tien Waterfall – Gio Pass

Gio Pass – Tien Waterfall is a place that many people choose as a stopover during their trip to Ha Giang. So what is it about this place that attracts so many tourists? Let’s find the answer in the information below!

5.1 Vegetation is diverse and rich

Coming to the Tien waterfall – Gio pass tourist area, visitors will be surprised by the extremely peaceful landscape and the diversity and richness of vegetation here. Visitors will experience the feeling of satisfaction when overcoming zigzag roads and difficult passes.

Not only will you be able to admire the pure pristine mountain landscape, you will also be able to witness herbal plants and precious woods that are hundreds of years old. In addition, the scent of wild orchids will immerse visitors in a world like a fairyland.

Rich vegetation and white waterfalls deep in the old forest, all create a beautiful picture that nature bestows on the travel beauty of Ha Giang. Coming to Tien Waterfall will be an ideal choice for your upcoming tour to Ha Giang.

5.2 Tien waterfall is beautiful and extremely majestic

With a height of 70m falling, visitors will admire the beauty of the primeval old forest and the extremely soft white Tien Waterfall with cool and fresh atmosphere. The waterfall never dries up all year round, flowing smoothly and quietly, it will definitely bring visitors a feeling of relaxation when coming here.

Visiting here on summer days, visitors will enjoy the extremely refreshing feeling of soaking in cool water. The water here is clear, you can even see pebbles at the bottom of the waterfall.

Tien waterfall is associated with the legend of the love story of an extremely beautiful Nung girl and the son of the Forest God, but did not receive the Forest God’s consent. Therefore, the Forest God used magic to transform her into mountain rocks, her hair turned into a soft stream. From then on, the villagers called this waterfall Tien waterfall.

6. Specialties when traveling to Tien waterfall – Gio Pass

Traveling to Ha Giang, you will certainly immediately think of pristine rocky passes, vast rice fields and endless green majestic mountains. However, in addition to the wonderful natural beauty. Ha Giang is also a place that attracts tourists because of its unique and rich culinary culture.

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6.1 Smoked meat

Smoked meat, a year-round specialty of Ha Giang. It is not only a traditional dish but also a symbolic gift of this highland. Large pieces of buffalo meat and native pork are carefully marinated with spices, then placed on the stove. The special thing lies in the process of marinating with ginger, chili and Mac Khen – typical seeds of the highlands.

Buffalo meat, with a chewier and richer taste than pork. It’s cut into long pieces and skewered onto a stick hung up in the kitchen to dry. This creates the unique characteristics of Ha Giang kitchen meat. Although the price is higher than pork, this is a culinary experience that is impossible to fall in love with.

A small tip for diners is to steam the meat before smoking it to soften the meat and make it easier to eat. At the same time, you should dip this specialty dish with Mac Khen or Cham Xouk salt to enjoy the best flavor.

6.2 Ha Giang sausage

Ha Giang sausage, one of the most attractive specialties in Vietnam. It gives visitors an impressive experience with its fragrant, flexible, fatty and fleshy flavor. This famous city stands out for its delicious sausages made from pork, half lean and half fat, carrying the smell of kitchen smoke and a characteristic aroma.

The process of making sausage is delicate, from removing the skin, chopping, marinating, stuffing and leaving the stove to dry. After 5 days, the product will be ready to enjoy. Chinese sausage is best eaten when fried and dipped in ginger sauce, attractive with delicious flavor, flexible and fatty taste, making it difficult for visitors to resist.

6.3 Ha Giang Corn Wine

Ha Giang Corn Wine – A specialty rich in highland love, famous from the land of the H’mong people. With a special sweet and fragrant flavor, this corn wine is an experience not to be missed when coming to Ha Giang. Using mountain-grown corn and natural leaf yeast. Ha Giang corn wine is not only pleasant but also delicious, without causing headaches. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy these unique flavors when you visit Ha Giang.

6.4 Com Lam Bac Me (Bac Me bamboo tube rice)

Bac Me bamboo tube rice, a Ha Giang specialty, is a favorite choice of tourists. To prepare Bac Me lam rice is not difficult, just soak the sticky rice, wash it and sprinkle it with salt. The sticky rice is then placed into a bamboo tube and grilled on a charcoal stove.

The grilling process needs to be rotated evenly so that the heat spreads around the bamboo shell. The aroma of Bac Me bamboo rice along with the aroma of roasted dong leaves and banana leaves creates an attractive meal. And you can enjoy this specialty with sesame salt, peanuts or grilled fish.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Thac Tien – Gio Pass

When traveling to Tien waterfall – Gio Pass, visitors can refer to some of the accommodation facilities below:

7.1 Hotels:

  • Huyen An Hotel. Address: Coc Pai Town, Xin Man, Ha Giang.
  • Xin Man Hotel. Address: Coc Pai Town, Xin Man, Ha Giang.
  • Gia Long Hotel. Address: Coc Pai Town, Xin Man, Ha Giang.
  • Mien Tay Hotel. Address: Coc Pai Town, Xin Man, Ha Giang.

7.2 Guesthouses:

  • Ngoc Son Guesthouse. Address: Coc Pai Town, Xin Man, Ha Giang.
  • Royal Guesthouse. Address: 26 Le Duan, Group 2, Coc Pai Town, Xin Man, Ha Giang.
  • Hoang Long Guesthouse. Address: Coc Pai Town, Xin Man, Ha Giang.
  • Phu Cuong Guesthouse. Address: Coc Pai Town, Xin Man, Ha Giang.

7.3 Homestays:

  • Hoang Lan Homestay. Address: Quang Nguyen, Xin Man, Ha Giang.
  • Homestay Na Tri. Address: Na Chi, Xin Man, Ha Giang.
  • La Luong Homestay. Address: Nam Dan, Xin Man, Ha Giang.
  • Tho Homestay. Address: Khuon Lung, Xin Man, Ha Giang.
  • Hoang Khang Homestay. Address: Khuon Lung, Xin Man, Ha Giang.

8. Some other famous tourist attractions near Tien Waterfall

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8.1 Gio Pass primeval forest

Not far from Tien Waterfall, visitors can rent a motorbike in Ha Giang to go up to Gio Pass primeval forest. With a total area of nearly 800 hectares, this is not only a gathering place for many rare animals, visitors will encounter trees up to hundreds of years old in this forest.

For tourists who love exploring nature, this will be an ideal destination to discover precious animals listed in the Red Book such as leopards, tigers, flying squirrels,… to precious birds such as red swallow, kestrel,…

Precious wood species such as: ironwood, nails, sycamore, etc. are also easily found in this forest. There are even ancient trees that date back hundreds of years. This is a primeval forest that tourists should visit if they have the opportunity to go to Tien Waterfall.

8.2 Buckwheat flower hills

When mentioning Ha Giang, many people will surely immediately think of the beautiful buckwheat flower hills blooming on terraced fields. In particular, when coming to Ha Giang in the days of November, visitors will be immersed in the colors of flowers blooming across the sky because this is the time when buckwheat flowers are at their most beautiful season.

Not only associated with the buckwheat flower festival, in Xin Man, each buckwheat flower blooming season is the wedding season of the Mong people. This is considered one of the typical cultural features of ethnic minorities in Ha Giang.

To have an interesting and memorable experience in the buckwheat flower hills, visitors should choose to rent a motorbike to travel. Because on the journey you will encounter wonderful moments.

Unlike other districts, visitors can encounter fields of buckwheat flowers grown on terraced fields, on hillsides and mountainsides in Xin Man. This place is considered one of the most beautiful buckwheat flower viewing spots in Ha Giang.

8.3 Nam Dan ancient stone relic complex

About 10 km from Tien Waterfall, visitors can rent a motorbike in Ha Giang and take about 20-30 minutes to get to this place. Nam Dan ancient stone beach, also known as Xin Man ancient stone beach, is a famous place known to many tourists.

Located right in the middle of the valley of Nung Ma Lu village, Nam Dan commune, Nam Dan ancient stone field has many rocks with different shapes. The characters engraved on the cave are also extremely different and unique, there are even large rocks with a rather unique checkerboard shape.

According to researchers, drawings such as squares, circles, trapezoids or symbols depicting daily life… were engraved with tools dating back more than 1,000 years ago. Up to now, science has still not been able to explain the mysteries of this ancient Nam Dan stone field area.

9. Some important notes when traveling to Tien waterfall – Gio Pass

To make the trip to Thac Tien – Gio pass the safest and most complete, visitors should refer to some notes below:

  • You should choose to travel to Gio Pass area by motorbike throughout your journey. Please be sure to bring all necessary identification documents, vehicle documents and protective gear to ensure your journey is safe.
  • You can also choose to bring a vehicle repair kit to avoid the situation where if you have a problem while moving your motorbike, you can fix it. The roads with passes are relatively winding, so you should be careful.
  • During your journey, remember to bring a camera or other photography equipment to save the most beautiful pictures in the Ha Giang area.
  • In addition, for your travel itinerary, you should also prepare sports shoes for ease of movement, because the terrain here is mainly steep hills and mountains, passes and is easily slippery in the season. rain.
  • You should bring appropriate clothing. In the summer, light, sweat-absorbent clothing and a thin jacket for evenings and early mornings. Warm clothes, gloves, wool hats, thermal shirts, scarves,…
  • You should bring cash to easily pay for services and souvenirs. Snacks such as chocolate, dry food, cakes, snacks,… and bottled water to supplement energy when needed.

Is worth a visiting Tien waterfall – Gio pass?

Tien waterfall – Gio pass tourist area and nearby destinations help make your travel journey to Xin Man Ha Giang more complete. Visiting this waterfall, you will have the opportunity to admire a beautiful natural picture, immerse yourself in the cool atmosphere and put aside all the worries of daily life to truly enjoy life.

If you need any more useful information related to this destination? Or are you still wondering where to book reputable Ha Giang travel package. Please contact Origin Vietnam immediately – a professional tour operator in Ha Giang, we are always here and ready to accompany tourists on every journey to explore the travel sport in Ha Giang with the most interesting experiences.

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