Ha Giang – The land of “Fatherland” has long been famous for many majestic natural landscapes, picturesque terraced fields or poetic triangular flower fields,… If you intend to once find this land of the top of the country, do not ignore the following Asia Eyes Travel.
Ha Giang is a province located in the northernmost part of Vietnam with the East bordering Cao Bang, the West bordering Yen Bai – Lao Cao. It borders Tuyen Quang to the south and China to the north. The center of the province is Ha Giang city located about 320km from Hanoi. The attraction of Ha Giang comes from the beautiful natural landscape with many sights such as Ma Pi Leng peak, Tu San gorge, Quan Ba twin mountain,… That’s why despite possessing rugged terrain, but Ha Giang still attracts many visitors.
According to Ha Giang tourism experience, you can come here at any time of the year, each season has its own beauty. As from October to November will be the season of buckwheat flowers in full bloom; from December to the Lunar New Year will appear yellow rapeseed flowers in many regions; From February to March, plum blossoms and peach blossoms will bloom. Summer in Ha Giang from May – June – July will appear many sudden rains but also bring many beautiful scenes to admire.
How much is the average Ha Giang travel cost for 3days/ 2 nights?
Moving expenses: Taking a plane from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi will cost about 45 USD /ticket. Going and going is about 90 USD/person.
From Hanoi by bus to Ha Giang is about 10 USD/ticket/person. Moving 2 times up and down is 20 USD/ticket/person.
Going to Ha Giang and renting a motorbike is about 10 USD / car / day, gas money is about 5 USD / day. If going for 3 days, it will be about 40 USD.
Food costs: Eating out for each meal will be about 3-4 USD. If you go for 3 days, it will cost about 31 USD/person.
Hotel cost: 22 USD/night/person. Three days will be 66 USD
Entertainment costs: Attractions in Ha Giang often have tickets ranging from 2 -3 USD. If you go about 5 seats, it will cost 7 USD/person.
So, the average travel cost in Ha Giang will be from 245 – 260 USD/person. If you go with a large number of people, you can reduce many fees such as staying or moving.
What to prepare when traveling to Ha Giang?
If self-sufficient travel, remember to carefully refer to Ha Giang travel experiences from many sources
Make a backup for your own expenses, so bring cash and ATM cards.
Prepare a backup battery for your phone in advance, pre-register for a 4G network for easy contact.
Choose comfortable clothes, sports shoes for easy movement when moving
It is recommended to book hotel rooms in Ha Giang in advance, bus tickets, hotel tickets (if any),…
How to move to Ha Giang?
Ha Giang travel experience when moving is that you should go to Hanoi first, then continue to move to Ho Chi Minh City. Ha Giang. The reason is because Ha Giang still does not have an airport, with tourists from Ho Chi Minh City. If you are from Ho Chi Minh City or distant provinces, you should book a plane ticket to Hanoi and then move on by means of transport such as:
Motorbike: Ha Giang city is located about 320km from Hanoi capital, but the road is quite easy. You will have two options: rent a motorbike from Hanoi and then move or send motorbikes to the coaches, but each bus can only accommodate 2-3 motorbikes, so you need to ask early
Bus: In Hanoi, you go to bus stations such as My Dinh, Luong Yen, Yen Nghia, … and then take the route to Ha Giang. Depending on your budget, you can choose Limousine, sleeper or passenger cars. Ticket price will be from 10 USD to 12 USD/ticket.
Where should I go in Ha Giang?
Ma Pi Leng Pass: Dubbed as one of the “Four Great Peaks” of the North. This pass is about 20km long with majestic scenery, so it is very suitable for those who want to admire the scenery of Ha Giang.
Border landmarks: Ha Giang has many border landmarks from landmark 172 to landmark 517. Many border landmarks are easy to visit, and there are many super beautiful landscapes around.
Quan Ba Heaven Gate: Located at an altitude of 1500m above sea level. From here you can admire the whole beautiful scenery of the Northwest mountains and forests.
Dong Van Stone Plateau: Is an area of rock plateau stretching across 4 districts of Ha Giang. This place has been recognized by UNESCO as a Global Geopark since 2010. Located at an altitude of 1000 – 1600m above sea level, Dong Van Plateau has an important meaning in the development of the ancient Earth.
Yen Minh pine forest: Possesses extremely poetic beauty with rows of cool green trees reaching to the top of the sky. The pine forest brings a feeling of peace, relaxation and fresh air.
What to eat in Ha Giang? TOP 5 delicious dishes in Ha Giang:
Egg roll cake: As a super delicious Ha Giang specialty, egg rolls with super soft dough, extremely soft meat and dipping sauce are perfect.
Black chicken hot pot: The main ingredient is the famous black chicken of the Mong people, chicken hot pot served with many vegetables such as beef, cabbage, … extremely attractive.
Five-color sticky rice: There are 5 types of sticky rice with 5 different colors including Red, yellow, blue, purple, white. You can go to markets in Ha Giang to enjoy this famous sticky rice dish.
Grilled moss: Rock moss in the stream is one of the specialties in Ha Giang. Moss can be processed into many dishes such as fried, dried moss, grilled moss marinated with lemongrass, …
Dried buffalo meat: Originating from the Thai ethnic group, buffalo meat will be marinated with spices, put on the kitchen floor and smoked for 2 months. Buffalo meat after smoking has a very delicious and characteristic taste.
With the above Ha Giang travel experiences, Asia Eyes Travel hopes to help you have a complete journey to discover the “Northern Pole of the country”.