Discover Ha Giang and Nho Que River by motorbike from Hanoi in 3 days

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Are you looking for an adventure trip with many different experiences? If so, this tour is highly recommended for you. You will live 3 days in Ha Giang, a beautiful province in the north of Vietnam that you shouldn’t miss. Wake up in the morning and feel the different atmosphere in mountainous area, then drive motorbike on the most majestic and beautiful roads like Ma Pi Leng pass - King off All Passes while observing natural views along the road. Visit Vuong Family Palace, the local’s village and find out about its architectures, their customs as well as other interesting facts. You also have the opportunity to enjoy the local dishes, stay one night in homestay and the other in hotel to fully enjoy careless days. Just grab your backpack and click to buy for receiving all of those experiences.



  • Spend 3 days to explore almost Ha Giang’s highlights  
  • Get the motorbike and discover Ha Giang with freedom spirit 
  • Take a boat trip on Nho Que river and feast your eyes on majestic landscapes 
  • Admire picturesque views of high mountains, terrace fields and rivers 
  • Set your footprints on ethnic minorities’ villages and learn more about their daily life 
  • Interact to friendly and hospitable people 


Brief itinerary: 

Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Dong Van (B/L/D) 

19.30 - 19.45: Pickup time at hotels in Old Quarter area then transfer to Ha Giang by sleeping bus.  

3.00 - 4.00 (the following day): Arrive in Ha Giang city. Check in your homestay and have short sleep. 

7.30 - 8.00: You will start your journey to Dong Van Old Town.  

12.00: Have lunch at the local restaurant in Quan Ba.  

14.00: Continue your day to Dong Van.  

On the way, you will visit Vuong Family Palace.  

16.00 - 16.30: Arrive at homestay. Check in at the homestay.  

Free time to be relaxed.  

19.00: Have dinner at hotel. Overnight at the hotel. 


Day 2: Dong Van Old Town – Nho Que River – Du Gia Village (B/L/D) 

Have breakfast at the homestay. If you wake up early, you can stroll around the old town to enjoy fresh air in the morning. If it is Sunday, you can take a look of Dong Van market, one of the biggest local market with unique cultural features. 

8.00: Start to drive to Nho Que river which originates in China with stunning view.  

11.00: Take a boat trip on Nho Que river to observe the nature’s beauty.  

12.00: Enjoy lunch with local dishes at homestay. 

14.00: Continue the trip on Ma Pi Leng pass and go to Du Gia village.  

16.30: Arrive in Du Gia village. Check in your homestay.  

Have free time to explore the village.  

19.00: Have dinner at homestay. Overnight at the homestay. 


Day 3: Du Gia Village – Quan Ba – Ha Giang (B/L) 

Have the last breakfast in Ha Giang 

8.00: Meet tour guide and trek around Du Gia village.  

10.30: Come back to the village. Check out the homestay and departure for Quan Ba.  

13.00: Have lunch in the local restaurant.  

Continue to drive to Ha Giang.  

16.00: Get the bus to come back to Hanoi. 

22.30: Drop you off at the Old Quarter area. Tour ends.  



Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Quan Ba – Dong Van (B/L/D) 

You will be picked up at hotels in Old Quarter area and get the sleeping bus. It is about 6.5 hours to reach Ha Giang from Hanoi. It even can take more time in night. However, you can take a sleep during transfer. After arriving in Ha Giang, you will go to homestay and continuing your sleeping. 

In the morning, you will have breakfast and ready for your 3-day adventure trip!  

For the first day, you will drive to Dong Van Old Town. You will be received motorbike with full tank for your trip. The total distance for this day is around 180km. First, you will go straight to Quan Ba. You wil stop at Heaven’s Gate which is located between 2 mountains and the space just enough for a road. The road to Heaven’s Gate is quite zigzag so you should drive carefully. From there, you will have a panorama view of Tam Son town as well as row on row of mountains. Because of high topography, weather at the mountain is always cool and comfy. This is a famous check-in of young people and adventure lovers. 

Have lunch to recharge the energy for the day.  

In the afternoon, you will drive to a famous site, Vuong Family Palace. It is located on Sa Phin valley which is around 15km to Dong Van. The place belongs to Vuong Duc Chinh, the rich of Hmong people. To complete this architecture, he hired best people to implement its each part and it lasted 8 years in 20th century. With an area of 1,120 square meters, it has 64 rooms including kitchen, dining room, bed room, a main room for altar and even a room for criminal executions. its design has features of Qing dysnaty from China, French and Hmong. Until now, Hmong King’s Palace still keeps the original shape and its values. Go inside the place, you will be listened to its stories from tour guide while discover its design.  

Then, you will continue driving to Dong Van. Check in your accommodation around 17.00. Enjoy your free time to be relaxed and discover the town by yourself. 

Have dinner and overnight in Dong Van. 


Day 2: Dong Van Old Town – Nho Que River – Du Gia Village (B/L/D) 

Wake up in Dong Van which is a district and about 146km far from Ha Giang. It has Lung Cu Flag Tower – the northernmost point of Vietnam.  

If you come here on Sunday, you can walk around Dong Van market. You will find many goods in this old market, from foods, clothes, fabrics to agricultural tools, etc. Moreover, this seems become a center that people from different ethnic groups can meet and interact to each other.  

Start your day to conquer Ma Pi Leng Pass, one of four passes in Vietnam. Ma Pi Leng means horse’s nose, it is used for describing about the terrain. This is considered as one of the most beautiful roads. The pass is about 20km long and forms part of the Happiness road, which connects Dong Van and Meo Vac districts of the northermost province of Ha Giang. Stand at Ma Pi Leng Pass, you will have a panorama view of Hem Tu San and Nho Que river. From above, the river likes a crystal long scarf hugging mountains. This area gets a slot in must-go bucket list destinations of many rider due to its beauty. 

Besides that, you will have an opportunity to take a closer view to Nho Que River. You will park your motorcycle in the village and walk around 2km to Nho Que river. It originates in the Yunnan, China, flows in the northwest-southeast to Ha Giang. Sit on the boat, you can observe its beauty as well as nature’s majesty as much as you want. It lasts an hour. You will be overwhelmed between picturesque views of tree covered mountains floating on crystal water. Let’s enjoy this stunning view and forget all of stresses in busy life! Don’t forget to capture those unforgettable moments by your phone, they will be great memories when you comeback your home. 

Then, you will have lunch and drive to Du Gia village.  

Have dinner and spend one night at homestay at Du Gia. 


Day 3: Du Gia Village – Quan Ba – Ha Giang (B/L) 

For the last day in your trip, after breakfast, you will have time to discover Du Gia village. Du Gia is a small village of Yen Minh province which is dubbed as a fairy village with a poetic beauty. Tour guide will lead you to trek through the village. On the way, you will see many terrace fields. The 2 best beautiful periods for seeing terrace fields are harvest season with golden rice images and when the farmers bring the water to fields which makes “a giant colorful carpet” by its sunshine reflection. This likes an evidence for hard working personality of the local here. You also see some woman in colorful traditional clothes carrying baskets on their backs to work. If you search information about Ha Giang before, you maybe see some pictures of those moments. 

After that, you will comeback to the village, check out the homestay and go to Quan Ba.  

Have lunch at the local dishes in the restaurant.  

Get free time to be relaxed before getting on the bus to comeback to Hanoi. Drop you off at your hotel in Old Quarter area. Tour ends. Our guide will say goodbye and see you again! 


  • A/C sleeping bus; 
  • Bottles of water; 
  • English-speaking tour guide; 
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary; 
  • All entrance tickets to indicated sites; 
  • Boat trip on Nho Que river; 
  • Manual Transmission Motorcycle; 
  • Accommodation: one night at homestay and one night at hotel; 


  • Beverages, travel insurance, VAT, personal expenses; 
  • Others not clearly mentioned above; 
  • If you travel alone or you have request to stay in single room, you will pay extra fee is 15USD/night/pax; 


Please Note

  • Please wait at your hotel lobby for the scheduled pick-up time; 
  • If you stay outside of Hanoi Old Quarter, our operator will contact to you to give the most convenience meeting point for both you and us in Old Quarter area; 
  • Hotel pick up time will be varied from 19:30 – 19:45. We will inform you the exact time as receiving your hotel address. The pickup time depends on traffic jam, weather and other customers in group tour. Therefore, the driver and tour guide take time to collect all customers. If they come late, we hope that you can sympathize for this inconvenience and patiently wait them; 
  • if you don’t want or cannot drive, you can pay an extra fee for a driver 60 USD/3 days;  
  • You should have driver’s license to drive motorbike for your safety; 
  • Timeline of activities can be changed depending on weather, traffic or other factors; 
  • Warm clothes, scarf, hat, cap due to the weather is pretty unpredictable. It is normally cold in September, October, November, December, January, February and March; 
  • You should bring good trekking shoes, sun glasses, hat, sun cream, insect repellent, cash; 
  • We provide all the meal by Vietnamese food. They are the traditional foods and local specialty dishes; 
  • If you have any request, please feel free to contact us to get more information; 
  • Not recommend this tour for children and elderly; 
  • This price is not applied for holidays. 

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