Eager to get off the crushed observe (in each sense of the phrase!) and see a lesser-known aspect of Vietnam? Right here is our information to Ha Giang with 3-day itinerary!With craggy mountains and steep slopes, Ha Giang isn’t the simplest place to succeed in. For that motive, it’s much less busy and offers vacationers the prospect to discover Vietnam’s uncooked magnificence in a method few different locations supply. Ha Giang can be an ideal match for any nature-lovers and adventurers who’re looking for unsullied nature and tradition range.There are 2 seasons in Ha Giang: the wet season from April to October and the dry season from November to March.1.From April to OctoberThe climate within the rain season is often sizzling & humid with fixed rainfalls. Travelling to Ha Giang throughout this time, you’ll really feel sticky with humidity, moist with sudden rains. It’s a must to be extraordinarily cautious on the mountain roads of winding, slippery & slender passes – in style with landslides after large rainfalls.Nonetheless, as soon as the rain ends, it turns into clearer for stunning captivation of gorgeous landscapes: majestic mountains, inexperienced valleys & rice terraces on “falling-water time” – between the late of Could & the beginning of June.In April, you’ll be able to catch the Khau Vai Love Market, a particular occasion that happens solely every year. On at the present time, distributors from throughout the province collect to promote their merchandise in a flurry of colour. The date adjustments in response to the lunar calendar so be sure to verify when precisely it’s this yr so as to make it on the correct date.From Could to June, native ethnics get rainwater from mountains all the way down to their rice terraces and begin a brand new rice crop. It’s refreshing to see native farming actions on the rice stepped fields with buffalo plowing, harrowing & planting on the slope terrains of excessive mountains.From far-off, the rice terraces full of water appear like a glowing mirror reflecting the sundown, the dawn & the blue sky. How fantastic it’s to go to rice terraced fields of “falling-water” & “golden ripen- rice”. One notice for many who wish to go to Ha Giang throughout this season is to at all times verify the climate forecast2. From November to MarchIt is unquestionably going to be cooler and fewer wet within the dry season. If it even rains, it will not be an enormous bathe like summer season rains, just a bit one. Because the climate cools down and will get colder, there’s a probability you’ll be able to witness snows in excessive mountains in January or February. Relating to the climate situation, the dry season is the very best time to journey in Ha Giang.November comes with the buckwheat blooming season. That is when the small, pink flowers within the fields carve a stupendous distinction to the gray mountains and inexperienced forests round. The most effective place to watch the rice terraced landscapes in Ha Giang is in Hoang Su Phi district. You possibly can hyperlink your Sapa journey, Bac Ha market, then Hoang Su Phi rice terraces go to altogether.In December, the valleys & foot hills of Ha Giang stand out with yellow carpets of the kale flowers blooming, so scenic on your postcard-worthy photos.Then it involves the time of the spring “between January & April”, Ha Giang landscapes are lively with the spring’s flowers blooming and attain its fullest magnificence in March. Be at liberty to embrace probably the most stunning time of Ha Giang when peach & plum orchards bloom in its full scale with pink peach flowers & pure white plum flowers, together with its good perfume. It’s about 280km from Hanoi to Ha Giang, which takes virtually 6 hours to journey by automobile. That can assist you keep away from getting misplaced from the hefty data, we collect right here some methods to journey from Hanoi to Ha Giang. You may make your last resolution by contemplating value, comfort and security:By sleeper busPick-up station: Mỹ Đình bus stationPick-up time: virtually each hour from 4:30 am until 1:30 pm Length: 7-8 hoursConvenience: there might be particular person beds for every visitor. The bus often has 2 flooring so that you can select. It’s geared up with air-conditioners. The journey goes to be lengthy so there might be small stops, the place you will get off the bus and get a rest room. Threat: some bus driver can overcrowd his bus to make the most of the quantity friends in a take so it will be cramped insideBy bike/ carDuration: 7-8 hoursConvenience: you’ll be able to journey at your individual tempo. You may make stops in your approach to take photos at memorable sights.Threat: bike/ automobile breaks down in the midst of nowhere; hectic freeway; harmful turns Let’s undergo chic nature scenes you’ll be able to immerse in once you’ve received to Ha Giang. Fairy Bosom/ Twin Mountain (Núi Cô Tiên/ Núi Đôi)While you attain Quan Ba District, the very first thing it is advisable see is Quan Ba Twin Mountains ( also called Fairy Mountains) – the particular artwork created to this land by Mom of Nature. Between mountains & rice terraces are two twin mountain with varieties likening as two breasts of a fairy narrated by locals on this fascinating fairy story: “Lengthy way back, there was a good-looking H’mong younger man who was very wonderful at enjoying flute.The sound of his flute attracted a fairy coming down from heaven to observe him enjoying. They later fell in love, received married and had a stunning son. Nonetheless, the King of Heaven requested the fairy to return again upon realising that his daughter had left the palace. Together with her motherly like to her newly-born son, the fairy determined to go away her breasts on earth to feed up her son earlier than flying again to heaven.”Quan Ba Heaven’s Gate (Cổng trời Quản Bạ)With an admirable top of greater than 1500m and situated about 43km from Ha Giang metropolis, this place additionally marks the start of one other well-known place “The Street of Happiness” (Con đường Hạnh Phúc) and is the primary gateway to enter the Dong Van Ky rock plateau.To go to the Heaven Gate, you must climb a couple of dozen extra steps to the very best peak. The surroundings is definitely worth the wait and energy. That is probably the most excellent place to have a broad glimpse of the Dong Van plateau. Trying to the entrance is a big valley with rolling prairies, yellow rice terraces blended with the brown colour of earth. Stand prominently is Quan Ba twin mountain or Fairy Mountain that make guests really feel like they’re floating within the sea of clouds.Dong Van – Đồng VănDong Van is a highland border district of Ha Giang Province, about 150km north of Ha Giang province. Dong Van District attracts guests because of recent air and lots of distinctive vacationer sights:Lung Cu Flag Tower at Lung Cu Peak (also called Rong Mountain) at an altitude of about 1,470m. This tower has everybody’s gaze with a complete top of 34.85m. From Lung Cu Peak, one can admire the spectacular pure surroundings of Dong Van Karst Plateau, terraced rice fields mixing in concord with ethnic villages. Wanting down on the foot of Rong Mountain are two lakes referred to as Dragon’s Eyes that are situated symmetrically on the 2 sides of the mountain.Vuong Household’s Residence – an historical villa of Vuong Chinh Duc – who was once acknowledged as a king governing Dong Van Plateau area within the late of nineteenth and early of twentieth centuries. In-built 1919 and accomplished in 1928, the residence has an enormous space of almost 3,000m², surrounded by an arc-shaped mountain vary. This complicated has been nicely acknowledged as a Nationwide Artwork Structure Relic since 1993.Nested within the Dong Van Karst Plateau, Lung Cam Tren Cultural Village belonging to Sung La Commune is the house to Mong ethnic teams. The village attracts guests because of its distinctive customs and the great thing about panorama and pleasant folks. You possibly can enrich your cultural perspective by immerse within the idyllic lifetime of ethnic minorities by way of hundred-year-old historical homes, recent inexperienced corn fields, vibrant flower gardens; or take pleasure in specialty dishes of native folks.Ma Pi Leng go – Đèo Mã Pí LèngMa Pi Leng is the identify of the craggy stretch of mountainous highway in Ha Giang province, about 20 km lengthy, situated on “The Street of Happiness” (Con đường Hạnh Phúc) linking the Ha Giang city, Dong Van and Meo Vac districts. Ma Pi Leng within the language of Hmong folks means “Horse Nostril” referring to the abrupt mountain slopes. The highway winding by way of the cliffs, passing Ma Pi Leng summits at an altitude of two,000 meters, beneath is Nho Que river, gentle and skinny as a thread.With rugged terrain and spectacular unspoiled surroundings, Ma Pi Leng go deserves the title as one of many “Large 4 Passes” of the northern area of Vietnam (with the Pha Din, O Quy Ho and Khau Pha Passes). One can’t miss Ma Pi Leng go when visiting Ha Giang.Meo Vac – Mèo VạcMeo Vac market is present in a valley surrounded by mountains for a whole lot of years. The markets open each Sunday. It’s the convergence of cultural quintessence of the ethnic minorities within the stone plateau of Ha Giang province. The Meo Vac market incorporates distinctive options totally different from any market in Vietnam, which explains why it attracts a whole lot of home and international guests. It is a distinctive attraction that may’t be missed when touring to Ha Giang.Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang City – Quan Ba – Yen Minh – Dong VanDay 2: Dong Van – Lung Cu Flag Tower – Ma Pi Leng – Meo Vac – Mau Due – Du GiaDay 3: Du Gia – Lung Tam – Ha Giang TownAnthony Icarus
I’ve at all times been an adventurous one since I used to be somewhat child. My mother will need to have had a tough time making me sit nonetheless or simply keep at dwelling. Each journey to me, irrespective of lengthy or quick, low or excessive price range, at all times make me fall in love repeatedly with the magnificent nature, distinctive tradition and endearing locals.