Welcome to Ha Giang Province

Travel permits (US$10) are required to travel on the road north from Tam Son to Dong Van and Meo Vac, but these are simply paid directly with whichever hotel you choose to overnight in along the way.

Top experiences in Ha Giang Province

Travel guides

Starting at $36.39

Image for

Ha Giang Province activities

$25 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Catba Island Day Tour ( Starting From Catba Island)

Catba – Dark & Light Caves – Ba Trai Dao beach- Monkey island (L)6:30 You are picked up at the hotel around Cat Ba town to Ben Beo pier and get on boat. Welcome morning Coffee/Tea, you start discovering Lan Ha Bay, dropping anchor at Dark and Light caves. 8:00 Sunrise breakfast is served at the most beautiful, peaceful and fresh sea- area belonging Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay. After breakfast, start doing Kayaking to discover the area. 11:00 The boat moves to Ba Trai Dao area for you to get high jump from the boat, swimming/ diving and lazy on the sand to enjoy the sceneries,… 12:30 Lunch is served on boat. 13:15 Boat to visit Monkey Island. 15:00 Leave the boat, bus take you to your hotel in Catba centerIncluded features: Buses and drivers, English-speaking tour guide, Boat, Lunches, Entrance fees, Kayaking.Excluded features: Insurance, Drinks, Tips, and other private services

$89 Outdoor Activities

2 nites on train - 1 nite in Sapa town: trekking tours, meals, hotel, tour guide

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Muong Hoa ValleyDay 1 : Hanoi – Overnight train to Lao Cai – SapaEvening: Our tour guide picks you up at your hotel in Hanoi then transfer to the station for a night train to Hanoi.Day 2 : Lao Cai – Sapa – Muong Hoa - Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van5 - 6.30 a.m: Pick up you at Lao Cai station by bus to go to Sapa town7 - 8 a.m: Arrive in Sapa. Have Breakfast in hotel9 – 9.30 a.m: Begin trekking from Sapa towards the South East of Sapa along side the beautiful Muong Hoa valley and Terraced Rice Fields in Shin Chai Village , and go to Y Linh Ho and Lao Chai village of the H’Mong minority.12 p.m: Have picnic lunch in the Black H’Mong house, discover their daily life style and enjoy landscape.1 p.m: continue your trekking to Ta Van village of Dzay minority people.3 – 3.30 p.m: Car pick up back to Sapa. Check in and have dinner. Overnight at the hotel.=> Included: Breakfast, lunch , dinnerDay 3 : Cat Cat village - Sapa Town discovering - Hanoi8 a.m : Have breakfast in the hotel9 a.m : Visit village of the black H'mong (Catcat village), walk around visiting people in the village and the hydroelectric power station built by the French in the old days.11.30 a.m : Go back Sapa town, have lunch and check out the hotel. Afternoon will be free time for you to explore Sapa ethnic market and town.5 p.m : Take a shower and have dinner before bus pick up back to Lao Cai station=> Included: Breakfast, lunch , dinnerDay 3: Arrival in Hanoi. Tour ends.05:30am: Arrive at train station. Tour ends.Included: Entrance fees, hotels, private tour guide meals, transfer by car to local village and return to your hotel in Sapa town

$223 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

3-day trekking in Sapa: Hoang Lien National Park

Day 1: Sapa – Y Linh Ho – Seo Mi TyTransfer to Muong Hoa Valley for about 15 mintutes before taking a descent on a dirt trail to Y Linh Ho village inhabited by Black H’mong minority. Take your time to enjoy the magnificent scenery of rice terraces, high mountains, streams and wide valley doted by local ethnic minority villages. After crossing a suspension bridge, your trek will be uphill on a small trail amongst the rice terraces. The trek will be easier in the afternoon but the scenery is breathtaking. You pass by Seo Mi Ty village of Black H’mong minority where you will spend the night in a local house with sleeping bag.Trekking distance: 17kmMeal: Lunch, DinnerDay 2: Seo Mi Ty – Den Thang – Ta Trung HoThe trek today takes you through beautiful rice paddies and over old suspension bridge. You will trek on a small village path by the side of the rain forest. You then stop for lunch at Den Thang village of Black H’mong by noon. After lunch, the trek become tough on tiny footpath going up and down hill, which requires some concentration. You will eventually reach Red Dao minority where you spend the night.Trekking distance: 15kmMeal: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerDay 3: Ta Trung Ho – Nam Toong – Ban Ho – Sapa          You are now at the fringe of the rain forest by Hoang Lien Son mountain range – home to Fansipan, the highest peak in Indochina 3,143m. You start the trek today by ascending to Nam Toong village of Red Dao minority. Lunch will be served in a local school.  In the afternoon, the trekking route will be mostly downhill to Ban Ho Village which inhabited by the Tay minority. It is the largest village in the area with so many green vegetable gardens, fish ponds and traditional stilt houses, spreads along the two banks of Muong Bo Rivers. Yours vehicle is ready at the village for your journey back to Sapa.Trekking distance: 11kmMeal: Breakfast, LunchNote: The trek is hard. The itinerary can be changed due to high water level in the river between Seo Mi Ty and Ta Trung Ho.

$55 Day Trips & Excursions

Cat Ba island 1 day

DAY 1: Catba – Dark & Light Caves – Ba Trai Dao beach- Monkey island (L)07:20 - 08:00: Pick up from your hotel around Catba Island10:45: Get to Beo Habor, Transfer to the boat – Boat carries you to Dark & Light Caves.12.00: Lunch to be served on boat.13:00: The boat will be cruise to have visit and do Kayaking at Dark & Light Caves area then stopat Ba Trai Dao beach to have swimming, play football or lazily lie on the sand to enjoy thelandscape.16:00: The boat cruising to have a visit on Monkey island.18: 00: The boat gets back to Beo Habor. Get on bus back to Hanoi, drop off at your hotel around 20:30

$70 Cultural & Theme Tours

Lan Ha Bay 1 Day Tour

Ha Long Bay – Lan Ha Bay One Day Trip7h30: Start pick up from the hotel in the Old Quarter then travel to Got ferry station.10h30: Transferred by ferry to Cat Ba Island.11h00: Arrive at Hospital cave, start explore the cave known as a secret bomb proof hospital and safe house for the VC leaders was built inside a cave, high up on one of the many limestone karsts which dominate the island.11h45: Cycle through the imposing mountains and valleys to the National Park.12h15: Pick up by bus, reach to Beo pier.12h30: Welcome aboard Arcady Cruise, refresh with welcome drink. Start the journey to the sea.12h45: Enjoy the typical local Lunch will be served with fresh seafood and Vietnamese cuisines while leisurely cruising to the faraway islands of Ha Long Bay.14h00: Arrive Ba Ham Lake, situated on the south-west side of Hạ Long Bay, Ba Hầm Lake is found on ÐầuBê Island (Calf Head Island) in LanHạ Bay. This island is part of the range of islands at the farthest end of Hạ Long Bay, bordering the immense zone Long Châu Sea. Ba Hầm Lake is situated in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with the all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs.Take your option either exploring Ba Ham Lake yourself on kayakJumping off the boat, Enjoy swimming in the crystal water.15h30: The boat depart for Van Boi area, a small fishing village in the centre of Lan Ha Bay16h00: Enjoy tea break while the boat cruising through hundreds islands in Lan Ha Bay17h00: Disembark in Beo pier, get back to the bus for transfer to Ha Noi.20h00: Drop off at the hotel in the Old Quarter. End of service.

$99 Outdoor Activities

Hanoi-Sapa 2 Days 1 Night

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Trekking SapaDay 1: Hanoi – Sapa Town – Cat Cat trekking tour (L/D)6:30 – 7:00: We will pick you up at your hotel (located in Hanoi Old Quarter) then leave for Sapa. Traveling on new Highway Noi Bai, it takes around 5 hours. We will have a short break around 20 minutes on the way. 12:30: Arrival in Sapa town. Have lunch at the hotel's restaurant. 13:00: Trekking from hotel to Cat Cat village of H’mong – It is named Cat Cat Village, you have a chance to visit a waterfall and the hydroelectric power station built by the French, learning about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, carved silver, hand forged agricultural tools. 17:00: We will go back to Sapa Town. Spend your time for fresh up then have dinner at the hotel. Overnight at 3 star hotel in Sapa( Deluxe room at My Boutique Hotel & Spa/ Sapa Relax Hotel & Spa)Duration: 1 dayStop At: Sapa Trekking Adventure Daily TourDay 2: Sapa tour – transfer back to Hanoi (B/L)7:00: Have breakfast at hotel. Option 1: Y Linh Ho - Lao Chai - Ta Van village trekking tour After breakfast, we leave the hotel and start trekking. After 4km on the main road, we start going down to the valley by the small trails through the terrace rice fields to get to Y Linh Ho hamlet, and from here to the Black H'mong village - Lao Chai village (Black H'mong is one of the biggest minority groups in the Sapa). After that, you will continue your trekking along Muong Hoa stream, paddy field to Ta Van village, visit and understand about "Zay" ethnic people. You will see houses of The Zay people which are built of wood and bamboo with a clay floor. You will have picnic lunch at the village when enjoying beautiful sightseeing of paddy fields around. Note: If you don’t want to go hiking, we will organize private car and tour guide for you. Please contact us for this service. 12:30: Enjoy lunch at the restaurant. 15:00: We will transfer you to the bus station to catch the bus back to Hanoi. 21:00: Drop you off at the hotel. Trip ends.Duration: 1 day

Ha Giang Province in detail