Rocky Plateau Discovery – Ha Giang Adventure Motorbike Tour 5 Days / 5 Nights – Every Thursday
Ha Giang province in Northern Vietnam is a truly amazing destination for the more adventurous travelers or for photographers looking to get off the beaten track and away from the mass tourism feel of many of Vietnam’s more frequented spots.This private motorbike tour in Ha Giang area takes you through the poorest part of Vietnam but the scenery is most imposing where you will be surprise to see many ethnic groups with their unique cultures and amazing mountain view of the Rock Plateau, the Vuong palace in Dong Van, The “Heaven Gate” in Quan Ba, Lung Cu flagpole where marks the extreme North of our country. This is one of the best short motorbike trips in Ha Giang.
The trip highlights.
-Experience extraordinary mountainous landscapes and terraced rice fields.
-Visit the Sunday Dong Van market (one of the most beautiful markets in Vietnam visited by numerous ethnic minority groups).
-Heaven Gate short hike with the stunning view of Quan Ba town.
-Vuong Palace in Dong Van.
-Lung Cu mount is liken as “a high forehead of the motherland” where marks the extreme North of our country.
-Amazing ride on Ma Pi Leng Pass.
-Unique experience Dong Van Sunday market.
DAY 01: (Thursday), Hanoi – Ha Giang , (320km). Meals = Dinner.
We will leave Hanoi at 8pm in the evening by a comfortable sleeper bus. The journey takes about 8.5 hours..
Overnight in the bus.
DAY 02: (Friday), Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Lao Va Chai (Yen Minh), 70km. Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.
Arrive Ha Giang city at 5am in the morning. We get ready and pick up our motorbikes from Ha Giang city. Have early breakfast and coffee. Then, start our motorbike adventure to the land called “ Heaven on Earth” at 7am. We will drive through small villages and past vast agricultural landscapes and the sweeping mountains of the North. Lunch in Quan Ba town (after passing Heaven Gate). Overnight in Yen Minh.
Overnight in your hotel in Yen Minh.
DAY 03: (Saturday), Yên Minh – Dong Van, (100km). Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.
After breakfast, we leave Yen Minh for Dong Van around 8am. Overnight in Dong Van town. Drive pass Phố Cáo, Sủng Là. We will stop by these villages to visit H’mong families and interact with the locals. It’s once again a very enjoyable ride today that you will see amazing mountain view of the Rock Plateau. Also, stop and visit the infamous Vuong Palace, a H’mong family of high rank during French colonial rule – this palace attracts keen interest from architecturally minded visitors due to its mixed style of European and Chinese architecture.
Overnight in your hotel in Dong Van.
DAY 04: (Sunday), Dong Van – Lung Cu – Meo Vac, (100km).Meals = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Today is a Sunday which means we get the opportunity to visit the vibrant Dong Van market where regional wares are brought and sold by various minority groups. After the market, we travel to Lung Cu flagpole where is about 24km from the central of Dong Van district. Lung Cu mount is liken as “a high forehead of the motherland” where marks the extreme North of our country. From its top, visitors can see the whole of beautiful and spectacular landscape. When we are in Lung Cu, we also will visit a small village around the area. Turn around back to Dong Van, then, drive to the peak of Ma Pi Leng which gives stunning views of the mountains and sweeping valleys. We arrive Meo Vac in late afternoon..
Overnight at a local guesthouse in Meo Vac.
DAY 05: (Monday), Meo Vac- Yen Minh- Quan Ba – Ha Giang, (150km). Meals = Breakfast, Lunch.
Today is the toughest ride out of the 4 days because of the long distance. We leave Meo Vac around 7am in the morning after our breakfast. We expect to arrive Ha Giang around 5:00pm. Take plenty breaks on the way back. Stop at a local coffee shop in Ha Giang city to rest and review our trip. Wash up and have a dinner at a local restaurant, then return our bikes at the bike rental place. Our sleeper bus leaves at 8:00pm. We begin our journey back to Hanoi with a good night sleep on the bus. Arrive Hanoi at 5:00am on the next day. Trip ended.
Overnight in the bus back to Hanoi.