Ha Giang

The province of Ha Giang

Ha Giang is a mountainous province in the far north of the country, with a total area of ​​7.884 km. Ha Giang has a common border with China 274 km. The climate is temperate with cool winters. The region is an area of ​​mountains with vast primeval forests, mysterious caves, hundreds of tea plants gardens and an unsuspected number of river, waterfalls and mineral springs. No less than 22 different ethnic groups live in these lands, giving this region an invaluable ethnic and cultural value. Ha Giang is a genuine tourist attraction and preserved.

Landscapes beautiful views of the surrounding valley await you: rugged mountains, bamboo forests, towering peaks of the road of happiness and the impressive Ma Pi Leng Pass.

An ideal destination

Ha Giang is estimated as a region rich cultural character which are home to 20 ethnic groups. Each ethnic group hides its mysteries. Its villages are peaceful with their own cultural traits.

The market is also an attractive feature of this region. Despite its small size, the market has several products that are imported, mainly from China. The original people of ethnic minorities go to the market not only for shopping, but also to walk. In Ha Giang, tourists can admire the housing H'mong which are surrounded by a stone fence and pears. All are advantages that Ha Giang can attract tourists.

Some sites to visit:
Khau Vai love market (Meo Vac District) is held once a year (the 27th day of the 3rd lunar month). This is the "meeting place for lovers" in the region.
Pho Bang village: located 58 km from Yen Minh is an authentic village in the Chinese territory of Vietnam, with multi-storey houses to the walls "drilled" into the ground, covered with tiles, perched on the mountains. .. like oases, if we look at them from afar. It is the ideal place to discover their daily lives.

Palace of the King of H'mong: located 10 km from Pho Bang, the palace of the king of H'mong, Vuong Chi Sinh, was built in the early 20th century as a fortification. There, you can understand the turbulent history of the H'mong ethnic group in Vietnam.

Lung Cu Summit is the "roof" of the territory of Vietnam. You can see the huge Vietnamese flag to determine the border with China.  

Sin Mân: located 146 km from the capital of Ha Giang Sin Mân is famous for the height of the rice terraces and the color of the costumes of ethnic minorities (H'mong, La Chi, Tay, Nung ... ). This area is ideal for trekking to discover the cultural aspects of different ethnic groups.

The colorful market Dong Van and Meo Vac, held every Sunday morning. So we must accurately count the days if not he missed!


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