It is felt like there is no need to talk more about Ha Giang, Vietnam as it has been famous destination to travelers all around the world coming to the country. Below is the list the best activities that any backpacker should try at least once as they reach Ha Giang.
Single walk is always adventurous experience, which is not the exception for conquering the streets of Ha Giang.
It is still very interesting and emotional for travelers, because they always take the initiative in every situation, be able to decide without being bounded and dependent on others. Single excursion also gives travelers with more freedom and time period to enjoy the Stone Plateau’s beauty. It will be a journey requiring a lot of skills, alertness, and flexibility. Thus, be prepared carefully if anyone decides to have lone walk.
Overnight outdoor camping
Being awake among total strange places is definitely interesting. Travelers can catch the first sunrise on the top of a high mountain windswept passing, enjoy aromatic scents of grass, visionary curved shape passes embracing mountains.
You can find the campsite with a nice view to the dawn at Ma Pi Leng, Don Cao peak ... Sipping coffee in the early of the day, sitting with friends and taking a full line of fresh atmosphere of new day on the rocky plateau are amazing experiences no one should miss in this region.
Crossing Nho Que river by rafts
Some people after passing uphill to Son Vi had chose the solution to reach Meo Vac by rafts. This helps significantly reduce the time, when the unique line to Xin Cai is very long.
Bamboos are attached to a steel rope pulley system which is very simple and only operates until about 17 pm. It will be a journey to conquer Nho Que river full of challenges for the explorers.
Sleeping over in a remote village
Local staying services (homestay) were popular in the town of Dong Van, but sleeping over in a remote village is also always interesting. Sleeping in Lung Cu, Khau Vai, Du Gia, Lung Ho ... will make travelers experience the most authentic and fantastic ethnic life here. A small number of travelers expressing themselves as friendly, polite definitely will not be denied; however, bear in mind that it should not be abused to have overnight sleep over too much.
Ma Pi Leng Pass Trekking
For travelers who are sport lovers having plenty of time and wanting to combine travel with jogging, they can use their own feet to conquer the most beautiful highland scenery in this Stone Plateau. Overcome the ramp through the sun and the heat of the sun throwing at the stones, travelers reached their destination. Such journey is not only about exploring new places with wonderful things, but also about exploring self capabilities.
Discover the pristine cave
Ha Giang has many caves, some were found and put into operation in tourism. Nevertheless, this place still contains many mysterious caves, especially in areas of Ngam La and Lung Hu. Exploring the caves is always fascinating adventurous experience, equally unexpected. For this activity, travelers should prepare the specialized equipment and must seek permission from the authorities before leaving.
Touching the most remote border markers
Reaching the pole and border points of the country always brings proud feelings to anyone. Lack of information with complex terrain reinforces the attractiveness of the destination for those who like to explore. Before lifting bags up, travelers need to prepare a full identification as well as application and present the nearest border post.
Eye the flowering season, paddy season
Sauntering on upland rice terraces in paddy season, Tam giac mach flowers (buckwheat), carpets of wildflowers, through narrow paths, through the Plateau and the peaceful village will bring pleasurable, unforgettable moments. In addition to going jogging or trekking, travelers can also cycling through the most poetic scene of Ha Giang this season to enjoy unforgettable moments of their trips.
Conquering the Off-roads
This is always fun and addictive activity to the excellent drivers. Sometimes that roads with lumpy stone or soaking wet mud and steep slopes making the riding even more difficult than climbing can create stimulating experiences for travelers who love exploring and adventuring.
Join the unique festival
Stone Plateau is a land full of cultural diversity and many indigenous peoples. Lots of interesting festivals as holidays, Khau Vai love market, Buckets Cao ceremony ... for visitors to join and have unforgettable memories. The festival, the most exciting experience of national identity took place in a fixed number of days in the year or change with periodic sessions so travelers need to learn to schedule the right time to attend.
Ha Giang, the land full of adventures and poetic views always warmly open to every traveler with widest minds and strongest feet. To enjoy the most authentic experiences, immerse the lives with local people with homestays Ly Dai Duyen Homestay, Ly Quoc Thang Homestay,… and travelers will find totally worth it.
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