Ha Giang is famous for stunning terraced rice fields, especially the period from May to June maybe the most beautiful time of these rice fields because of water covering.
Ha Giang is not only famous for beautiful terraced rice fields but also best known as Dong Van Karst Plateau and the winding passes. Ma Pi Leng is also one of the best passes, which will give you the fantastic moments when releasing yourself in nature of winds, sunshine, and soft clouds. Indeed, it is really a worth pass for you to conquer.
From Hanoi or Lao Cai to Ha Giang is just only 6 – hour travel and if you are planning a trip to get to Sapa, then the route of Lao Cai – Ha Giang will be the perfect choice with the shorter distance from Hanoi and the same time of traveling due to the rough terrain. On the way, you will see the spectacular beauty of nature with dense mountains and peaceful villages.
There are also many interesting sites when you are in Ha Giang such as Vuong Mansion which was built in 1019 during 10 – year construct with the total funds of 150 billion VND. Visiting the mansion, you will see the hill outcrop with tortoiseshell shape and the green Sa Moc trees surrounding the mansion over many years.
The Dong Van Old Quarter is also the best place in Ha Giang, which was constructed in the early 20th century with the Chinese architecture. This is the residence for ethnic minorities of Mong and Tay along with Chinese and other groups of people living here.
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