It’s spring again, and maybe you’re preparing for your first trip of the year. Spring is the best time to visit Asia, especially Vietnam, to avoid the coldest time in West countries. You want to do some adventure activities like trekking, explore local culture, visiting the hill tribes’ villages. If you choose Vietnam, you must visit Ha Giang, especially in the spring.
Ha Giang in Spring, the Best Time to Visit – you won’t be disappointed by the natural landscape, flowers and ethnic local people.
What to See Ha Giang in Spring
Ha Giang is located in frontier of Vietnam, about 300 kilometers away from Hanoi.. It’s a beautiful place to visit throughout the year. Spring, summer, autumn, winter, there are always interesting things that attract tourists in every season. You should pick the time to visit Ha Giang based on your personal favorites. Hence, timing is very important if you want to make the most out of your trip to Ha Giang Trekking. So what about traveling to Ha Giang in the spring?
Spring is also the time that plum flowers and peach blossom start to bloom in Ha Giang. The entire city province ( Ha Giang – Dong Van – Meo Vac ) is covered with flowers, with white color of plum flowers and pink color of peach folower. if Ha Giang just wakes up after a long sleep, and now she wants to show off her beauty. If you’re a flower lover, definitely to book a trip to Ha Giang during January to March because this is the peak of the flower season here. There will be no other time of the year to take all the wonderful photos. Travelling with your friends or girl/boy friend during this time is not a bad idea at all, either. It will be very difficult to find a more romantic scene than Ha Giang during spring. To many people, spring is probably the best time to witness the beauty of this city.
A Ha Giang Trekking trip in spring is great, you have not only the best weather, flowers, but also have chance to attend or take part in the traditional festivals of ethnic people. You cannot find any better opportunity to explore and learn more about the culture of the ethnic minorities in Ha Giang. If you want a better picture, here are some of the biggest festivals in the spring:
- Long Tong festival: this is a festival of the Tay ethnic group. Long Tong festival is held on the first days of January. The locals hold this festival to pray for good weather, good harvest, and a better life in the new year. There are two parts to the festival. The first part is the ceremony that includes worship rituals of the prestigious teachers. The second part is the festival when people singing and playing traditional games. You can easy to find this festival in the country side area in Ha Giang city, Yen Minh…
- Khau Vai Love Market: at the end of the spring, precisely on March 26 and 27, people in Ha Giang will hold a love market festival. On these days, people put on their best clothes and participate in the festival.
- Horse Racing festival: on February 9 and 10, 20 selected pairs of horses will be selected to participate in this festival. A beautiful mare will be put inside the battle ring as the motivator for two male horses to compete. Whichever horse can push its opponent out of line twice wins.
- Fire jumping of Dao people in Quan Ba, Hoang SU Phi: to connect the people in real life and ancestor, worship the health for everyone and thank Gods to have a good cultivation in next year.
Maybe after reading all this, you’ve decided that you want to go to Ha Giang, right this spring. But how do you do that? What is the best way to get to Ha Giang with the least hassle and the most wonderful experience? We got you cover in the next section of this article.
How to Do a Ha Giang in Spring Trip?
The trip to Ha Giang itself is a beautiful experience. That’s why some people decided to go there by motorbikes. But considering that Ha Giang is a few hundred kilometers away from Hanoi, motorbike is probably not the best option for most people. So the second option comes to mind, that is going there by bus. Buses are relatively easy to book and the price is reasonable, that’s why many people go with this vehicle. When you got to Ha Giang, you can hire a local guide to guide you around the city or explore everything by yourself.
But there’s still another option, and in our opinion, it’s the best way to do a Ha Giang trekking trip. That is to book a trekking tour of a local company. Since they’re locals themselves, they have the experience and can help you save a ton of time, avoid all the unnecessary hassle and still have the best trip possible.
Take our Ha Giang Trekking tour at Zonitrip for example. We have planned out everything for you to have the best trekking trip ever. In this tour, you’re going to experience all the beauty that Ha Giang has to offer in 4 days and 4 nights. On the first day, our bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi. We’re going from 6 or 7 in the morning and will probably get to Ha Giang at about 2 pm. You will then have a short lunch break and our car will bring you to Quan Ba, the first attraction of Ha Giang, afterward. On the second day, we will get to Dong Van to visit all the famous places like the village of Dao people, Hmong King ‘s Palace, etc. The third day is going to be a trek on Sky Path and boating on Nho Que river.
On the fourth day, also the final day, we will get to Meo Vac before going back to Ha Giang city. If it’s Sunday, there will be a special market with various cultures of many ethnic minorities, guarantee it’s going to be a memorable experience for you.
So that’s what you’ll get if you choose to take a Ha Giang Trekking trip in spring. This is probably the best time to visit Ha Giang in a year. There are many incredible things waiting for you here, and it’s super easy to get to Ha Giang nowaday. Book a trip and I guarantee you won’t regret it.