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Annually, as autumn comes, rice fields become golden. In defiance of the abrupt and difficult roads, travelers indulging in travel, nature or photography still gather here. 

With thousands of hectares of spectacular fields stretching all over the valley, Hoang Phi Si was recognized as a National Heritage in 2012.
Hoang Su Phi terrace field - Ha Giang








Meo (H’mong) King’s Mansion

Located in Sa Phin valley, the mansion was formerly the most powerful building in Ha Giang. This palatial and sizeable building belonged to the elite Vuong family, taking 8 years to complete. The palace is also located in a prime location, which has the shape like Kim Quy (Golden Tortoise). A whole property leans on a high mountain behind. The mansion’s front land is the Kim Tu Thap (Pyramid) or the Mam Xoi mountain. As a result, the building did not have adverse impacts in war time and has still retained almost intact to this day.
Meo King's mansion - Ha Giang
The construction was based on ancient Chinese architecture, also had architectural combination between H’mong and French. This mansion has three courts, namely front court, central court and back court, consisting of 4 horizontally and 6 vertically blocks. Totally, the edifice has 64 roomd and can contain approximately 100 people for dwelling.
In 1993, Meo King’s Mansion was acknowledged as a National Historic Monument. The entrance ticket seller is a Meo King’s distant relative niece.

Lung Cu flag tower

Lung Cu flag tower marks the Vietnam’s northernmost point, located in Lung Cu peak (or called that “Long Son” – Mount Dragon). Although the true northernmost point is 2 km from this tower, it is still regarded as the national sovereignty’s sacred representation.
Lung Cu flag tower - Ha Giang
At an altitude of 1,700 m, the present Lung Cu flag tower is the result of repair and reconstruction in many times. Regarding to the new design, the tower has a octagonal shape, similar to Hanoi flag tower, with 8 column feet imitate designs on Dong Son bronze drum and illustrate the country’s historical periods.
To reach the flag tower’s peak, 389 stone steps and 140 spiral stairs inside the tower need to be passed. By this way, travelers can tough the National Flag measuring 54 m2, admiring vast and peaceful scenery surrounding.

Dong Van ancient street

Located in central Dong Van town, although it does not has a big size like Hanoi or Hoi An, the street still exist special and fascinating identities.
Dong Van ancient street just remains 40 roofs under 100 years old, located adjacent in a foot stone mountain. Initially, there were several H’mong, Tay and Chinese families living here. The ancient houses has two stories, roofed ying-yang tiles, and hung red lanterns at porches.

Dong Van market is the most attractive place. Built in 1925-1928, the construction has a U-shape, imbuing the plateau-stone’s culture.
On lunar 14th, 15th and 16th monthly, these ancient houses will hang red lanterns and organize art activities like brocade exhibit or art performance.
Fairs

The local fairs are mainly step-backward-markets. This mean that, this week a market is opened on Sunday, it will be opened on Saturday in the next week, then on Friday in the week after the next week, etc. Some great fairs can be listed including Khau Vai love-market, Quan Ba district’s central fair and Yen Minh district’s central fair.
Fairs - Ha Giang
Khau Vai love-market is held annually on just one day – lunar 27th March. This market is where people meet each other after one year separation.

Tam giac mach flowers

Tam giac mach flower fields are the Ha Giang’s characteristic feature. This land put on a new violet coat whenever the tam giac mach flower season comes.
Tam giac mach flowers - Ha Giang
New blooming, the flowers are white, after that turning into light pink, then violet, then red as withering. Tam giac mạch is small, has petals bunching up into a pyramid shape. With three sides of a triangle, this flower contains a seed inside. Ha Giang people usually use flour of tam giac mach fruit to make cake or mix with corn to make wine. It is possible to contemplate tam giac mach flowers at Lung Cu, Sung La, Dong Van, Pho Cao or Ma Le.

TOUR RECOMMEND:

Ha Noi – Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Dong Van – Meo Vac – Ha Giang – Ha Noi
We depart from Ha Noi to the most northern point tours of Vietnam. Ha Giang province which is about 300 km away from Ha Noi is a well-known region for different ethnic minority groups, colourful traditional hand-made clothes and busy local market on its gathering day. Tour to Ha Giang Northern Loop Adventure Tour

(Meal Code: ‘B’ – Breakfast, ‘L’ – Lunch, ‘D’ – Dinner’
AY 1: HA NOI - HA GIANG (-/L/D)
DAY 2: HA GIANG - QUAN BA - DONG VAN (B/L/D)
DAY 3: DONG VAN - MEO VAC (B/L/D)
Day 4: MEO VAC - HA GIANG (B/L/D)
DAY 5: HA GIANG - HA NOI (B/L/-)

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