Ha Giang is the northernmost province of Vietnam, a rising destination for adventure travelers. Its remote areas reserve a number of delights: awe-inspiring landscape, untouched culture and warmhearted people.
Ha Giang is situated around 320km to Ha Noi. The land has a rugged beauty with complex topography of mountains, plateaus, hills, valley, rivers and streams. It shares borders with China to the north, Cao Bang to the east, Lao Cai to the west and Yen Bai to the south. Ha Giang has tropical climate with two seasons: rainy and dry season. Annual temperature revolves around 24-28 º C and may drop to -5 º C in winter.
Ha Giang has many peaks, with the highest Tay Con Linh of 2.419m. It also boasts lush tropical forest rich in flora, especially rare wood and medicinal plants. The grand Dong Van Plateau is known as the “global geo-park of rock”.
Ha Giang is home to a great number of ethnic groups: Mong, Lolo, Tay, etc. They have unique customs and traditions, particularly the Khau Vai ethnic love market. Many other ethnic markets are held at weekends, drawing people near and far for trade. Perfectly, they are all untouched.