Every year, there are millions of tourists visit Hanoi, Vietnam but most of them only interested in traveling to Halong Bay, Sa Pa, Nha Trang, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh city... Why? Because most of them do not know the name of Ha Giang, where is the first place of northen Vietnam, we usually call "The north pole of the Fatherland" (Cực Bắc của Tổ quốc).
|A small village in Ha Giang. Photo: Ngoc Bang|
Also because Ha Giang is not suggested or recommended or is not mentioned so much as other destinations in Vietnam as Sa Pa, Bac Ha...
Therefore, that is why there are only very few tourists know to Ha Giang. Meanwhile, Ha Giang is more beautiful and mysterious, seductive than Sapa very much, in my own feeling.
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I believe that when you are needing and searching some infomation and tips to go to Ha Giang Province, sure you have ever read much about this place.
|Hanoi at night. Photo: An Hoa|
In this article, I just want to give you the most useful information to you can moving to Ha Giang and how to get from Hanoi to Ha Giang, where you can caught buses or how to driving your motobikes on the mountain roads...
How to get from Hanoi to Ha Giang
Ha Giang is just a city where you can temporarily stop. But the destinations that you'd like to exploring is Dong Van district and Meo Vac district, one place we usually call Dong Van - Meo Vac Rocky Plateau.
The symbol of Dong Van - Meo Vac Rocky Plateau is Lung Cu Flag Tower and Dong Van Ancient town.
To move to Ha Giang from Hanoi Vietnam, you need go to My Dinh Bus Station on Pham Hung Road in the west of Hanoi capital city. The distance from Hoan Kiem Lake and Hanoi Old Quarter to this place is about 7km.
|How to get from Hanoi to Ha Giang. Photo: Phan Sang|
Here, you can catch a bus which runs according to the roadmap Ha Noi - Ha Giang. From Ha Giang city to Dong Van Town and Meo Vac Town, you can rent a motobike to continue your journey of discovery.
Cost and prices
Bus ticket prices according to the roadmap Hanoi - Ha Giang is about 10$. Most high-quality bus will depart in the evening, at 8:00 PM
Cost to rent a motobike in Ha Giang city is about 10$ for a day. You need just 3 days to exploring the beauty of Hagiang and Stone Plateau.
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However, my best advice for you, it is you should go to Ha Giang by your motobikes from Hanoi. You can buy a motobike in any moto-showroom in Hanoi.
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Or you also can choose and book a Hanoi - Ha Giang tour in Hanoi Old Quarter if you'd like.- Hanoi Vietnam Weather