The Ha Giang day tour is a good experience, which helps you to enjoy the peaceful and fresh atmosphere in Ha Giang. From my experience, I will provide with you detailed information about the Ha Giang day trip.
Top 3 most popular Ha Giang day tour
Ha Giang is a tourist province with many interesting and famous attractions in Vietnam. Here are some suggestions about the Ha Giang day tour that you can consider.
Tour 1: Quan Ba – Dong Van – Meo Vac
You can refer to the following brief information of the Quan Ba – Dong Van tour.
- Price: 1,000,000 VND – 1,200,000 VND/ pax
- Travel time: 12 hours
- Departure time: 7 am-7 pm
With this tour, you will go through 3 most famous attractions in Ha Giang, which are Quan Ba, Dong Van, and Meo Vac.
7.00 am-9.00 am: The starting point of the trip will be Quan Ba district. Here, you should visit Fairy Bosom in Ha Giang, one of the unique wonders of Ha Giang.
9.00 am-11.30 am: Next you will travel another 2 and a half hours along Highway 4C to reach Dong Van.
11.30 am-1.00 pm: You rest and eat for lunch at Dong Van.
1.00 pm – 3.30 pm: You move to visit famous landmarks of Dong Van such as Vuong’s Palace, Dong Van Old Quarter.
3.30 pm – 5.00 pm: You start moving to Meo Vac, the last province of the Ha Giang day trip.
5.00 pm – 7.00 pm: You visit Pao’s House, Nho Que river, Ma Pi Leng pass. Remember to take the best photos when coming here.
Tour 2: Yen Minh – Lung Cu – Ma Pi Leng – Dong Van
This is basic information for Yen Minh – Lung Cu – Ma Pi Leng – Dong Van day tour.
- Price: 1,000,000 – 1,500,000 VND/ pax
- Travel time: 12,5 hours
- Departure time: 6.00 am – 6.30 pm
6.00 am – 7.00 am: You will have breakfast and start the Ha Giang day tour.
7.00 am – 8.30 am: You move to Pho Cao to pay a visit to the unique house of H’Mong people.
8.30 am – 11.00 am: The next destination is Sung La Valley. You can visit Pao’s house, the filming background of Pao’s story. Then do not forget to stop at the buckwheat flower field and take beautiful photos.
11.00 am – 1.00 pm: You will move to the Lung Cu flagpole to climb to the northern geographical landmark of Vietnam. From the view of Lung Cu Flagpole, you can admire the whole beauty of Ha Giang’s nature.
1.00 pm – 3.00 pm: Coming back to Dong Van to take a rest and have lunch and prepare for the next journey.
3.00 pm – 4.00 pm: Conquering the Ma Pi Leng pass, one of the most breathtaking pass in Ha Giang.
4.00 pm – 5.00 pm: Take a boat down the Nho Que river to Hem Tu San, Vietnam’s deepest canyon located on the Nho Que river. The Nho Que River flows into Vietnam.
5.00 pm – 6.30 pm: Coming back to Dong Van and then having dinner and spending the night here. You can wander around Dong Van Old Quarter in the evening to explore the daily life of the local people.
Tour 3: Hoang Su Phi – Xin Man – Bac Ha
This provides essential details about the Hoang Su Phi – Xin Man – Bac Ha day tour.
- Price: 800,000 VND – 1,000,000 VND/ pax
- Travel time: 11,5 hours
- Departure time: 7.00 am – 6h30 pm
7.00 am – 8.00 am: You will start the journey from Hoang Su Phi Ha Giang. After having breakfast and being ready for the upcoming Ha Giang day trip.
8.00 am – 10.00 am: Coming around the Hoang Su Phi to admire the beauty of Hoang Su Phi rice terrace. You can take many wonderful pictures to reflect the pristine and dreamy view of this scenery.
10.00 am – 12.00 pm: You will visit the cultural village of H’mong to discover their daily life as well as the culture. Then you can have lunch and take a break here.
12.00 pm – 2.00 pm: You move from Hoang Su Phi to visit Xin Man.
2.00 pm – 4.00 pm: You will discover the attractions in Xin Man such as Thien Thuy cave, Suoi Thau meadow, etc. Each of them gives you a different experience that you will be amazed by.
4.00 pm – 6.00 pm: Your next destination in this Ha Giang day trip is Bac Ha in Lao Cai
6.00 pm – 7.00 pm: You can take a quick tour around here and then have dinner, spend the night in Bac Ha.
Transportation for Ha Giang day tour
You can choose among many means of transportation for the Ha Giang day tour. This is the detailed information to help you pick the suitable option.
Taking motorbike tour
Taking a Ha Giang motorbike tour for the Ha Giang day trip is the most popular choice of the tourists. As you know the terrain in Ha Giang is so rugged and dangerous, so traveling by motorbike you will move more easily. Moreover, traveling by motorbike can help you enjoy the atmosphere and the beauty of Ha Giang in the most enjoyable way.
If you want to travel by motorbike but are not confident enough to drive, when you book a Ha Giang motorbike tour, you will have a driver to accompany you on this journey. The drivers are local people so they know the roads and reputable locations well. So the driver will take you to suitable places to eat and rest for the trip.
You can book a motorbike tour for Ha Giang day tour at Ha Giang hostel motorbike and tour or Ha Giang travel agency. You will be provided with strong-engine motorbikes and necessary equipment to ensure the safety of your trip.
You should remember to book the motorbike tour service as early as 2 weeks to 1 month in advance to ensure there is a motorbike for you to rent and thorough advice about the Ha Giang day tour for you. You can contact in advance via the hotline, or contact directly at agency offices.
Taking local bus tour
If you do not feel convenient when traveling by motorbike, you can take a local bus tour for the Ha Giang day tour. However, if you take the local bus, you will not be able to feel the fresh atmosphere of Ha Giang.
If you have car sickness, you should prepare car sickness medicine before the trip. And do not bring the food that has the smell quite strong because the space in the car is not too large so the smell can make the passengers feel annoyed.
Accommodations during Ha Giang day tour
During the Ha Giang day tour, you can take a break in these accommodations.
Ha Giang homestay is a cheap and interesting option for your Ha Giang day tour. With the development of Ha Giang tourism, you can easily choose a homestay in any district. Most homestays provide basic amenities for their guests. Rental prices usually range from 100,000 VND to 250,000 VND per night depending on the type of room you choose.
The homestays in Ha Giang are designed extremely uniquely with the beauty of the culture of ethnic minorities such as H’Mong people, Tay people, Dao people. You can both explore daily life and admire the beautiful scenery of Ha Giang.
If you want accommodation that is more comfortable and modern than a homestay, a hotel will be a more suitable choice. Normally, Ha Giang hotels will be built with a more modern style and more rooms.
Hotel prices range from about 160,000 VND to 500,000 VND per night depending on the quality and time of the room you book. You should contact them in advance to make a reservation to get a room.
Ha Giang cuisine in Ha Giang day tour
During the Ha Giang day trip, you should try the following specialties in Ha Giang to know the uniqueness of Ha Giang food.
Thang co:Thang co is a typical dish of Ha Giang cuisine. The main ingredients of this dish are horse and cow organs with special flavors from the mountains.
Dried buffalo meat:Dried buffalo meat is one of the famous dishes not only in Ha Giang but also in the mountainous regions of Northern Vietnam in general. Buffalo meat is marinated with typical spices and dried directly through kitchen smoke. The more you chew, the more you feel the sweetness and aroma of each piece of meat.
Banh cuon: Banh cuon in Ha Giang has a different way of eating compared to other localities. While in other places it is usually dipped in sauce, in Ha Giang it is dipped with hot soup.
Five-color sticky rice: Five-color sticky rice is the most eye-catching dish in the list of specialty dishes. The dish has 5 colors representing metal, wood, water, fire, and earth. Red comes from gac, green from ginger leaves, purple from black rice leaves or black rice leaves, turmeric juice makes yellow and white is the original rice color.
Helpful tips for Ha Giang day tour
Để có một chuyến đi vui vẻ bạn nên chú ý những lưu ý sau:
Check Weather Conditions:The Ha Giang weather can be quite erratic, so it’s advisable to consult the forecast before your trip. Make sure to pack accordingly, especially if your visit coincides with the rainy season.
Cash: In many parts of Ha Giang, you might not find ATMs or the option to make card payments, so it’s important to bring an ample amount of cash to cover your expenses during your trip, including meals, lodging, and any unforeseen expenses.
Language: English is not widely spoken in Ha Giang, it’s a good idea to learn some basic Vietnamese phrases or make use of a translation tool to communicate with the local residents.
Here are detailed pieces of information about Ha Giang day tours that you can refer to for your trip. With information about the itinerary, transportation, accommodation, and cuisine, you will have an enjoyable journey.