7 unforgettable travel experiences in Ha Giang Province

Ha Giang Province – The final frontier in northern Vietnam, is always a tourist attraction with the poetic and majestic scenery. Besides Lung Cu flagpole, Dong Van Old Town, Tam Son Twin Peaks, is there anything else in Ha Giang that attracts visitors from many countries? So follow me in to discover 9 must-try travel experiences in Ha Giang Province and prepare for your own trip!

1. Travel to Ha Giang in the flower season

It is difficult to say all in words the beauty of Ha Giang in the flower season. At that time, the stone plateau is embellished by brilliant colors of flowers. The purple color of buckwheat flower, the pink color of peach blossom, the white color of plum and pear flower…Buckwheat flower season lasts from the end of September to the beginning of December while other flowers blossom after Lunar New Year.

7 unforgettable travel experiences in Ha Giang Province
The mesmerizing beauty of Ha Giang in the buckwheat flower season
Don’t be so surprised with the charming beauty of Ha Giang during this period. You will see that the romance seems to cover all places of this province, especially stone plateaus.

2. Set foot on the northernmost point of Vietnam

Coming to Ha Giang, tourists should not miss Lung Cu – the northernmost point of the country.
7 unforgettable travel experiences in Ha Giang Province
Lung Cu Flagpole - A famous destination in Ha Giang
Standing on the Lung Cu Flagpole and seeing the national flag fluttering in the breeze might be regarded the most sacred moments in the lifetime of Vietnamese. If you are a foreign country, I’m sure that the feeling of patriotism will be evoked in your heart.

3. Experience the life of H’mong people

Hospitable H’mong people account for the majority of the population in Ha Giang. Visitors will have many chances to experience the life of an H’mong family.

7 unforgettable travel experiences in Ha Giang Province
Tourists are interested in experiencing the life of ethnic people in Ha Giang
Stay at natives’ home, eating, relaxing and chatting with them are new cultural experiences that you will never forget.

4. Enjoy specialties of Ha Giang

Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy famous dishes in Ha Giang. They are full of unique flavor and bring the ethnic identity of locals.

7 unforgettable travel experiences in Ha Giang Province
Buffalo meat - A specialty of Ha Giang
Some typical foods are “com lam” (rice cooked in bamboo tubes), “buffalo meat”, “au tau porridge” (a kind of porridge cooked from tuberous roots of a plant) and especially the well-known corn liquor of Ha Giang.

5. Fly on Ma Pi Leng

Ma Pi Leng is dubbed “The king of passes in northern Vietnam” because of majestic scenery and the story of sappers who broke the stone and paved the way on this craggy pass.
7 unforgettable travel experiences in Ha Giang Province
"Flying on Ma Pi Leng” - A must-try experience in Ha Giang
Standing on the top of Ma Pi Leng with outstretched arms, you will feel like flying in the sky. The harmonious beauty of sky, ground and mountainous scenes really steals the heart of tourists.

6. Conquer the passes and slopes in Ha Giang

Ha Giang Province is famous for extremely hazardous passes and slopes. Bac Sum, Cong Troi, Tham Ma, Chin Khoanh, Ma Pi Leng are renowned destinations which backpackers shouldn’t overlook in this land.
7 unforgettable travel experiences in Ha Giang Province
Chin Khoanh Pass - a challenge for backpackers in Ha Giang
The more challenging slopes are, the more eager tourists feel when they have conquered them. The mesmerizing beauty of nature viewed from the top of the pass will surely make you overwhelmed.

7. Visit upland markets

If you are interested in discovering upland culture, I recommend you to visit some markets in Ha Giang. Come here to admire ethnic people in fine clothes exchanging and purchasing goods. Or just to buy some candies or drink a cup of corn liquor.

7 unforgettable travel experiences in Ha Giang Province
Visiting upland markets in Ha Giang is full of interesting things
Markets often open in Saturday or Sunday mornings (except for some special ones like Khau Vai Love Market organized only one time in a year).

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