Ha Giang Loop Tour & Excursion By Motorbike 2023 (3 days & 2 night)

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The Ha Giang Loop tour (3 days, 2 nights) will take you to the most stunning area of Vietnam, to the land of ethnic tribes like the Hmong, Dao, and Lo Lo, to the Dong Van & Meo Vac loop where dreams come true for adventure travelers yearning for the open road. The road winds through jaw-dropping canyons and breathtaking mountain passes—the Ma Pi Leng Pass.

Ha Giang loop tour 3 days 2 nights itinerary: Hello Ha Giang – Quang Ba – Yen Minh -> Pho Cao – Sung La – Lung Cu – Vuong Palace – Ma Pi Leng Pass – Dong Van -> Dong Van – Meo Vac – Ha Giang – Back to Hanoi.

You can refer to the suggested tour below or get in touch FTrip to create your own itinerary:

Highlights Ha Giang Loop tour from Hanoi (3 days 2 nights):

  • Epic motorbike riding trip
  • Quan Ba Heaven Gate
  • Spectacular panorama Ma Pi Leng pass
  • Nho Que river
  • Boat trip on Nho Que River 
  • Tu San Canyon
  • Twin mountain in Tam Son
  • Zig-zag Road of Tham ma, Bac Xum slope & “Chin Khoang” (nine curve) slope
  • Buckwheat flower blossom in Pho Cao, Sung La, Ma Le
  • Forgotten Pho Bang Town
  • Sung La valley
  • Traditional Hmong tribe culture
  • Lung Cu flag tower (most northern point of the country)

Plan your trip to Ha Giang Vietnam

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Day 1: Hello Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Yen Minh (L, D)

Your shared or private Ha Giang loop tour will begin as you are picked up from your hotel or meet us at a suggested place in the Old TownHanoi at around 6:30 and head to Ha Giang via Tuyen Quang. We will stop on the way for a break and breakfast if you wish. Learn more: Hanoi tours (Daily tour)

By noon, we will reach Ha Giang city where we have our lunch and another break before heading further north on the 4C highway. Soon, you will dive into a limestone mountain range covered with lush green jungle, followed by Dong Van karst Plateau – a UNESCO Global Geopark. And of course, we cannot miss the Heaven’s Gate Pass where you will get your first taste of exhilarating views along with challenging and tight curves. Learn more: Da Lat To Mui Ne – An Epic Motorbike Experience

Cruising down from Heaven’s Gate Pass, we will arrive at jutting, forested hills Tam Son and then Quan Ba Twin Mountain (also known as Fairy Mountains) – the special art with mountains blending perfectly with rice terraces forming likening two breasts of fairy narrated by locals. Yen Minh is our next destination where the road leads to the beautiful Mien River and a climb through a tall canyon, karst plateaus and mountain passes. We will stay in Yen Minh for the night. Learn more: Best time to visit north Vietnam

The Ha Giang Loop tour (3 days, 2 nights) will take you to the most stunning area of Vietnam, to the land of ethnic tribes like the Hmong, Dao, and Lo Lo, to the Dong Van & Meo Vac loop where dreams come true for adventure travelers yearning for the open road. The road winds through jaw-dropping canyons and breathtaking mountain passes—the Ma Pi Leng Pass.

Tips for you to get a best Ha Giang loop tour: You should prepare winter clothes for the trip to visit Dong Van karst Plateau

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Ha Giang loop tour

Day 2: Pho Cao – Sung La – Lung Cu – Vuong Palace – Ma Pi Leng Pass – Dong Van (B, L, D)

On the second day of the Ha Giang loop tour, enjoy our complimentary breakfast at the homestay and get ready for another adventurous day. Follow the steep road that quickly rises above the tree line, revealing otherworldly landscapes of eroded limestone karsts with an incredible view at every turn. Related tour: The Unseen Landscapes And Cultures Of Northeastern Vietnam

Next, stop at Tham Ma Pass for the set of curved rounds descending into the valley below then at the forgotten town of Pho Bang which is an old town located right beside the Vietnam and China border. Driving through Pho Bang, we will arrive at Lung Cam where Sung La valley is located. Sung La attracts visitors with its natural and peaceful little houses, green corn, and massive buckwheat flower fields and the land is shared between Lo Lo, Hmong, and Han ethnic groups. Continue driving to Vuong Place to visit the Residence of the Vuong Family which has a special architecture of Chinese, H’Mong, and French cultures and it is one of the most honored families in the region due to their drug trading history in the past. Lung Cu Flag Tower is our next stop before having our lunch at a Lo Lo family in Lung Cu. Related tour: Northern Culture And Adventure

After lunch, we will encounter the most mind-blowing stretch of road in all of Vietnam. Every single km is marked with massive peaks, canyons, and beautiful green valleys. When we reach the Nho Que River, we will hop on a boat, and cruise down the river to Tu San Canyon which is the deepest canyon in Vietnam and Southeast Asia with 800m in depth, 1.7km long, and 70–90-degree cliff slope. By late afternoon, we will get to Dong Van where we will stay the night. After dinner, feel free to explore the town in your own time and have some rest after a long day of driving but much worth it.

The Ha Giang Loop tour (3 days, 2 nights) will take you to the most stunning area of Vietnam, to the land of ethnic tribes like the Hmong, Dao, and Lo Lo, to the Dong Van & Meo Vac loop where dreams come true for adventure travelers yearning for the open road. The road winds through jaw-dropping canyons and breathtaking mountain passes—the Ma Pi Leng Pass.

Tips for you to get a best Ha Giang loop tour: You should wear sports shoes or climbing shoes when going to Lung Cu flagpole, while traveling in cities and towns, just wear sandals or normal shoes.

Ha Giang loop tour
Ha Giang loop tour
Ha Giang loop tour

Day 3: Dong Van – Meo Vac – Ha Giang – Back to Hanoi (B, L)

After having breakfast, we will set off to Dong Van market to experience the traditional trading of ethnic people. Here, you can find home-growing vegetables and also much stuff that is freshly picked from the forest. Return to our van and set off for a long journey back to Hanoi, driving past Meo Vac. If we cross this town on Sunday, we will stop by Meo Vac Sunday market for another look at the colorful market trade of ethnic people. The ride back to Hanoi is long but the scenery along the way will be well worth it. Related tour: The Great Northern Road Trip

The Ha Giang Loop tour (3 days, 2 nights) will take you to the most stunning area of Vietnam, to the land of ethnic tribes like the Hmong, Dao, and Lo Lo, to the Dong Van & Meo Vac loop where dreams come true for adventure travelers yearning for the open road. The road winds through jaw-dropping canyons and breathtaking mountain passes—the Ma Pi Leng Pass.

Tips for you to get the best Ha Giang loop tour: Make sure to ask your host in Dong Van about the days and hours of the local markets. You won’t want to miss this opportunity for cultural immersion.

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