Ha Giang is known as one of the most popular tourist destinations. The wildness has brought the new experience to tourists. They also can touch on the unique culture, enjoy the peaceful and beautiful scene.
1. Pho Bang, Yen Minh
The first place needs to be mentioned of is Pho Bang – Yen Minh, where is covered with the triangular circuit flowers – the beauty that belongs only to Ha Giang. In addition, discovering featured architecture is one of the interesting destinations for tourists who love arts and ancient architectures.
Ha Giang is also called “the land of the triangular circuit flowers”.
Hoa Tam Giac Mach – The Triangle Circuit Flawers often bloom in November when many tourists come to enjoy the poetic beauty of Ha Giang and these flowers.
2. Sung La Valley
Continue from Pho Bang – Yen Minh, tourists will go to the peaceful and pretty Sung La Valley, where has been known as the flower of Plateau of rocks in Ha Giang. The crimson red of blooming flower gardens, the golden yellow of rice fields, the green corn fields mixed in the triangular circuit flower gardens, and the peaceful space are the reasons why this place becomes this spectacular and charming. Watching Lung Cam villagers carry their kids to the fields, brocade weaving, to explore the life of ethnic people Lo Lo, Mong, Han living in the Plateau of rocks.
3. The mansion of Vuong family
Visiting the mansion of Vuong family to admire the mansion of the richest family whose career was trading opium in the old days. The house was built with the old and ancient style of architecture. Located on a small hill, the way to the entrance has 2 rows of Samu trees that stimulate tourists’ curiosity.
4. Lung Cu flag tower
You should not miss out this destination – Lung Cu flag tower – a monument in northern Vietnam. With the height of 2,000 meters, you would be fascinated by the image of the national flag fluttering in the wind on the sky, and have a chance to stand at the beginning of the letter ‘S’ on the map. The feelings of proud, love for Vietnam would be burning in their heart of every Vietnamese.
5. Ma Pi Leng Pass
Located on Hanh Phuc road, linking Dong Van and Meo Vac, Ma Pi Leng Pass is the most beautiful road in the Plateau of rocks. It is recommended that you should hire a private car and have a drive on this pass to enjoy the feelings of adventurous when going in between a side of the rocky mountains and another side of the deep abyss. At the meantime, you also can admire Nho Que River winding like a soft silk, the harmony of mountains, clouds, and lights mixed in that scene will bring to you a strange and unexplained emotion for a challenging trip.
6. Lui market (Ha Giang Market)
If you want to know more about the special local culture, Lui Markets (meaning: Later or Back Markets) are the good destinations for you. The local markets preserve the traditional cultural values of Ha Giang, tourists would feel the sense, the soul of local people with interesting and unique local items.
The Lui markets in Ha Giang will open every 6 days, and the next week, one day later from the previous week. Only four times per month is organized on the plateau Ha Giang.
The market session from about 5:00am until 3:00 or 4:00pm. The villagers from the high mountains are eager to go to the market. The villagers sell what they have including chickens, pigs, crafts and clothes. Lui Makets can be found at Sa Phin, Lung Phin, Pho Ban and Pho Cao.
Ha Giang trip will be a ‘worth-to-try’ thing to do for you because of amazing experiences that it brings about. Who can say no to the poetic view and the peaceful, gorgeous sense of flowers, rocks, and clouds of this picturesque land in Ha Giang?
The way to go to Ha Giang from Hanoi: Although tourists can drive directly from Hanoi to Ha Giang. But, many visitors like to travel to Sapa from Hanoi, and spend one night here. Then, they travel to visit Ha Giang. It’s because from Hanoi to Ha Giang more than 300km, taking long over 7 hours to drive.