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Top 10 Things To Do in Ha Giang

Famous for its majestic scenery along with breathtaking terraced fields. Along with the triangular fields of flowers covered with purple hills blending with the ethnic cultural identity of the highlands are things that attract tourists everywhere to Ha Giang. Join Origin Travel to find out the Top 10 Things To Do in Ha Giang!

1. Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark – Mysterious grey stone colour ( Our first choice for top 10 things to do in Ha Giang )

Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark

If you come to Ha Giang and you do not visit this famous geopark in the world, it is a pity. Dong Van stone plateau is also home to a majestic and unique natural spectacle and keeps a very unique cultural mark of the ethnic H’Mong, Lo Lo, Pu Peo, Dao. This place is also home to many national scenic relics that have been recognized such as Architectural relic of the King, Lung Cu flagpole, Dong Van old town, Ma Pi Leng pass, Quan Ba Twin mountain, etc.

2. Trekking & Photography in Hoang Su Phi

Hoang Su Phi

Around May (pouring water season) or September (ripe season) are both beautiful times to travel to Hoang Su Phi. At Hoang Su Phi, terraced fields to the sky, scattered with golden fields, are small roofs of ethnic people hidden in trees. Every afternoon when sunset falls, the clouds of the sky are mixed with kitchen smoke radiating from the roof on stilts, making the scenery at this Ha Giang tourist destination full of peace, rustic but indescribable majesty.

The area with the most rice in Hoang Su Phi is Ban Luoc, Ban Phung, San Sa Ho, Nam Ty, Ho Thau and Thong Nguyen. Plan your visit to Hoang Su Phi now and immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of the terraced fields and the unique cultural tapestry that awaits you!

3. Enjoy break taking Ma Pi Leng Pass

Ma Pi Leng Pass

Ma Pi Leng Pass is located on Happy Street connecting Dong Van and Meo Vac. This is known as the most beautiful road in the rocky plateau. If you come to Ha Giang and try once to drive and drive unequivocally between a sky-high rocky mountain, the other side is a deep abyss and watch the winding Nho Que river will make you experience the extremely great contact. It is a big challenge for those who love adventure.
Standing high above and looking away are thousands of grey layers of the mountain, the fanciful white of clouds, the abysses.

This place, especially the rocky outcrop protruding on Ma Pi Leng Pass, is the place to fully feel the immense grandeur of this tourist destination in Ha Giang in particular and the mountains and forests in the northern border region. general.

Here you can see how small you are and feel the great beauty of Vietnam. Passing the pass will come to Meo Vac district, where you can turn to Yen Minh to Ha Giang city or through Meo Vac to Bac Me.

4. Discover the Old town of Pho Bang & Yen Minh

Old town of Pho Bang & Yen Minh
Pho Bang is home to ancient houses with unique architecture. The fields located next to the road in Pho Bang were filled with triangular flowers. On the way to Pho Bang, you will pass through a valley of roses and a large triangular field along the roadside.

5. Do Not skip Sung La Valley

Sung La Valley

Sung La is known as one of the tourist destinations of Ha Giang famous for its blooming flower gardens. Sung La Valley is a flower in the middle of a rocky plateau, attracting visitors by the rustic beauty, tranquillity of small roofs, green cornfields, and gentle triangular flower strips. The scenery of Sung La is a characteristic beauty of the mountainous region.

In Sung La valley, there is Lung Cam village, where life is still intact, such as wearing baskets to collect vegetables, carrying babies, weaving linen, … Lung Cam is currently home to more than 60 households, owners the weak are the Lo Lo, Mong and Han ethnic groups. In which, Lo Lo village is a place with rustic colours, older than the rest. It is also known for being the setting for the movie “Pao’s story” in the nearly 100-year-old house.

Coming to Lo-Lo village, going to “Pao’s house” will cross a road stretching with triangular flowers. In January and February, every year around Pao’s house are plum blossoms, pear blossoms… behind the canopy of flowers is a house tinged with time. The entrance to Pao’s house also has a beautiful valley of roses.

6. Vuong’s Palace the king of Hmong people in Ha Giang

Vuong’s Palace the king of Hmong people

The Vuong’s Palace is located on top of a small hill, where the entrance is lined with ancient, straight samu trees. It has a unique architecture, with the influence of three architectural backgrounds: China, the Mong and French. This residence is recognized by the State as a National Monument in 1993. In 2004, the Vuong family decided to dedicate this residence to the State conservation and it has become an attracted tourist destination in Ha Giang.

Standing on the mansion, looking down you can see the magnitude of the mansion.

7. Dong Van Old Town

Dong Van Old Town

The old town is nestled in the middle of a valley with four surrounding rocky surfaces. The old town has only 40 roofs, arranged together under the rocky mountains. At night, the old town is quiet and quiet. If you go to the old town in the middle of the lunar month, you will see a very different old town with red lanterns.

There are also several activities such as display of ethnic brocade, performances and selling traditional dishes. of peoples extremely hilarious. Early in the morning, sitting under a small roof, enjoying a cup of hot coffee in the middle of the mountain is a very interesting experience.

8. Lui Market

Lui Market

Participating in the markets, you will partly feel the breath and soul of the ethnic people here.
Ha Giang markets usually take place according to the lunar calendar, so if you go to Ha Giang and happen to meet one of the following markets, you will be quite lucky.

Pho Cao back market (going through Yen Minh near Pho Bang, meeting on Thin and Tuat days) – Pho Bang reverse market (the intersection of Sung La entering, meeting on the day of Rat and Horse) – Sa Phin reversing market (right near the family Vuong, meeting on the day of the Snake and the Pig) – Lung Phin reverse market (meeting on Tiger and Monkey days).

The fairs are held early and will end at noon, the shops are sold into different areas such as brocade dresses, vegetables, Chinese medicine, food, shoes, pig underarms, Mong’s dogs, …

9. Yen Minh Pine Forest

Yen Minh Pine Forest

Running through Can Ty commune, going through Quang Ba twin mountains for about 40 km, passing winding roads will reach Yen Minh pine forest. This Ha Giang tourist destination is known as the 2nd Dalat of Vietnam. Here, the green pine trees, soaring in the middle of the mountains whispering in the wind, will make the tourists come here.

10. Lung Tam brocade weaving village – a treasure of the Mong people

Lung Tam brocade weaving village

This is the last majestic point in the list of tourist destinations in Ha Giang. Looking down from the sky gate, Lung Tam is a commune nestled among misty rocky peaks, cloud cover four seasons. This is the residence of the Mong ethnic people, famous for their flax weaving, indigo dyeing and wax painting.

Travelling to Ha Giang is a great thing, but going all 10 Ha Giang tourist destinations, your trip is perfect!

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