Best time to visit Ha Giang, Vietnam

I like the mountainous landscape and the attractive colors of flowers of Ha Giang. And, for me, I love to come here in March or October when the most impresses season begins with the buckwheat flowers. When is the best time for you? The highlights through each month are listed below, which is useful for you to plan to come to this plateau: Ha Giang. 

Ha Giang
Flower Fields in Ha Giang

Jan and Feb: Spring Festival

If you are lovers of excitement and like to discover the color of the ethnic group, you should go to Ha Giang Province, North Vietnam, in early spring. At this time, the local people rest, so they organize many festivals. The festivals like Buffalo Fighting, Horse Festival, and Dragon Festival will make you explore the new culture of the life here.

Buffalo Fighting Festival in Ha Giang
Buffalo Fighting Festival in Ha Giang -Photo: baohagiang

March:  Plum season, peach blossom

You will be surprised because of the white sky mixed with pink flowers plum blossom, and peach flowers. The fragile petals in front of the wind also cause you to be disturbed. What is more beautiful than after climbing each mountain and getting beautiful photos of the sky with romantic flowers.

Peach Flowers in Ha Giang
Peach Flowers in Ha Giang -Photo: Hoang Thanh – Vu Duc (vnexpress)

In March, when the season of plum blossom ends, the land of Ha Giang will be covered by red rice flowers that warm the heart. The rice flowers here are also called Moc Mien, or Po Lang flowers. Along the road from Can Ty Commune to Dong Ha Commune in Quan Ba District, the rice flowers grow up along the bank of the river. The red rice flowers bloom all of a region of heaven, this creates an attractive romantic scenery.

April: Khau Vai Love market

Khau Vai love market is a special place to learn about the culture of the land of Ha Giang. The market is usually held once a year on March 27th of the lunar year. The guys and the girls joining the market stand together, talk, and share daily stories in life, makes a great picture of the meeting.

Love Market Khau Vai
Love Market in Khau Vai, Ha Giang -Photo: internet

May to June: Watering season

Another feature of this area is the image of water running from the top of to mountains into the terraced fields. The watering season usually falls from May to June. It is time when people start a new crop. The fields are replaced with new clothes because water flows over their surface. The soil is no longer dry, and a new crop begins.

Rice Field Ha Giang
Water comes into the rice fields. Photo: internet

August and September: Harvest season in the highland

What is better than watching the terraced fields with the yellow color curving in the wind. The new smell of the rice calls the people to harvest. All the beautiful pictures will be in your eyes when you come to Ha Giang at that time.

Harvest Season in Ha Giang
Harvest Season in Ha Giang -Photo: @milivista

October and November: Buckwheat season (Mua hoa tam giac mach)

Referring to the buckwheat flowers, perhaps no one is unfamiliar with Ha Giang. Pink and purple color blends in the cold air. Many couples come here to take pictures of romantic scenery. In addition, this time is also the time of the orange daisies blooming on the rocky plateau.

Hoa tam giac mach Ha Giang
Tam Giac Mach Flowers. Photo by Hoa k8

December: The season of broccoli flowers

At the end of the year, the broccoli flowers become bright yellow. Along the road, you will feel like you lost in another world, touch the mist layer under the slopes and mountains, and be immersed in another dimension.

Broccoli Flowers Ha Giang
Broccoli Flowers in Ha Giang -Photo: @bi_tabu

Although the way to Ha Giang Province is complicated with the high mountains and many passes, when coming to Ha Giang, people will forget the hard roads because of its incredible beauty. And, it is difficult to choose the best season to travel to Ha Giang, because each season has a different beauty. The feelings of Vietnam Drive staff would like to share with you to plan a suitable time which fixes your habits to explore this mountainous attraction. Many visitors come to Ha Giang to touch its beauty. How about you? (Huu Nghia / Vietnam Drive)

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