Ha Giang: Travel Guide and Activities

Ha Giang is the northern-most province of Vietnam. The capital city of the province is Ha Giang City, 312km north of Hanoi. Ha Giang is famous with Dong Van Karst Plateau (Dong Van Rock Plateau) which is 150km north of Ha Giang City and which has been inscribed to the Global Geo-parks by the UNESCO. Dong Van also is famous with the Sunday ethnic market and the Old Quarter.

Ha Giang Vietnam
The road from Ha Giang City to Dong Van is breathtaking...

Ha Giang Province and Dong Van are not yet visited by most foreign travellers to Vietnam. Some adventure travellers stray from the well beaten path and visit Ha Giang by motorbikes. The hotels in Ha Giang City and Dong Van Town are of basic standards only. There are no luxury properties in the area just yet. The restaurants in Dong Van are closed early, so if you plan to travel to Dong Van, be prepared to have early dinner.

Quan Ba - Ha Giang
Quang Ba District of Ha Giang is known for the fabled mountains



Dong Van Rock Plateau, Ha Giang Province, Vietnam
Dong Van Rock Plateau is just a very different world, all is built with rocks and built on rocks...



Plough in rocks at Dong Van
Plowing into rocks to grow corn may be found at Dong Van Rock Plateau only