Ha Giang Tour 2 Days Authentic Experience

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Besides Sapa, Ha Giang is a highlight destination in the north of Vietnam. With the topographic features of many high mountains, majestic pass and many terrace fields, Ha Giang owns different attractions. Come to Ha Giang, you are not only take a tour to explore the beautiful landscapes but also get a chance to live slower in poetic mountainous area with knowledgeable tour guide and friendly locals. Spend your 2 days to explore a peaceful vibe of this land.



  • Discover Ha Giang, one of the most authentic areas of Vietnam
  • Hiking through rice fields and villages
  • Leave your footprints on small and peaceful roads of mountainous area 
  • Meeting with local people and explore their local life
  • Spend one night at homestay of the local 


Brief Itinerary: 

OPTION 1: Transfer to Ha Giang by sleeping bus. 

Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Thon Tha Village (B/L/D)  

19:30 - 19:45: Pick up at your hotel in Old Quarter area and depart for Ha Giang for starting the tour. 

03.00 – 04.00 (the following day): Arrive in your homestay in Ha Giang and have a short sleep until the morning.  

Have a breakfast and prepare for the discovery. 

09.00: Have free time to visit villages and explore the daily rural life. There is a tour guide to support you in this morning. 

12.30 - 13.00: Have local lunch with local Tay family.  

14.30: In the afternoon, you will trek through terraced rice paddy field and observe the beauty of nature. The distance for the afternoon is about 6 to 7 km.  

19.00: Have dinner at Tay family.  

Overnight in Homestay in Thon Tha village. 


OPTION 2  Transfer to Ha Giang by day bus.  

Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Thon Tha Village (L/D) 

6:00 - 6:30: Pick up at your hotel in Old Quarter area and depart for Ha Giang by bus.  

13:00 - 13:30: Arrive in Ha Giang.  

Have lunch with a local Tay family. 

14.30: You will start the tour by trekking through terraced rice paddy fields.  

19:00: Have dinner at the homestay. Overnight at the homestay. 


Day 2: Thon Tha - Khuoi My - Hanoi (B/L) 

8:00: After breakfast, trekking through a green valley linking Thon Tha to Khuoi My village. 

12:00: Enjoy lunch with local dishes in local restaurant. 

13.00: Comeback to Thon Tha village. Have time to be relaxed. 

16.00: Get the bus to return to Hanoi. 

23:30: Arrive back in Hanoi. Tour ends. 



OPTION 1: Transfer by sleeping bus.  

Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Thon Tha village (B/L/D) 

Around 19:30, you will be picked up at your hotel in Old Quarter area and take the road to Ha Giang by sleeping bus. You can take a sleep and when you open your eyes, you will arrive in Ha Giang between 03.00 to 04.00 of the following the day.  

Check into a homestay and have a short sleep until the morning. 

After breakfast at the homestay, you will have your free time to explore the nearby area, tour guide will go with you. Come to the village, you seem to lost in another world, run away from busy and hustle life. Hit in your eyes is restful views of many rice fields. Compare to Sapa, Ha Giang is less crowded and less commercial. However, it still has a stunning appearance with rice fileds, row on row of mountains, small paths of villages, etc. 

Have lunch with the dishes to fill up your energy for the afternoon. After lunch, you will join tour with tourists who join the tour option 2. 

You will stroll around peaceful paths of this land to get a closer view of the authentic daily rural life. Thon Tha village is a home of more than 100 Tay families where still remains staying houses on stilt. This tour will give you an opportunity for spending time to live slower in fast paced life. The distance for the afternoon is around 5km. You will see a waterfall on the way. If it’s summer, you will have free time for rest and swimming if you want. You will be listened to interesting stories about the local life as well as those landscapes. Moreover, you also visit rammed earth houses of Black Dao, a kind of signature house. All of materials for the house are from nature, with soil and the local’s bare hands. This type of house is recognized as eco-friendly to the environment. 

Come back to the homestay for dinner. You also can try traditional corn wine of the local and spend one night at homestay. 


OPTION 2: Transfer by day bus. 

Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Thon Tha village (L/D) 

You will be picked up at your hotel in Old Quarter area and depart for Ha Giang by bus. The nearly 300 km long will take around 6.5 hours for transportation. You will have a short break with some photo opportunities along the way.  

When you arrive in Ha Giang, you will be led to the local Tay family for lunch. You will have lunch with tourists who join the tour option 1.  

Day 2: Thon Tha village - Khuoi My village – Hanoi (B/L) 

In the second day, you will move from your homestay to Khuoi My village which lies on flank of Tay Con Linh mountain. This route for today is longer, it’s around 9 km. This can be a challenge for your strength but when you join the discovery journey but it is worthy to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the villages with stunning landscapes. Just after you observe the views of mountains and rice fileds, you will forget all of the difficulties that you have to face before. Khuoi My is 10km from Ha Giang center but it likes another world with peaceful vibe. Compare to Ha Giang center, Khuoi My village is located on high terrain. The road to Khuoi My village is small and steep. This village is home of Dao people.  

It seems to wallow in fogs all the day. This makes the village become more mysterious and attractive in tourist’s eyes. On the way to discover the village, you will see the image of the local working on their fields, some children playing carelessly or even some cattle walk on the road. You also see some stilt house with thick palm tree roof. This is signature houses of the local here.  

You will have a break for your in local restaurant. Then you will come back to Thon Tha village. Enjoy the beautiful and restful views of Mother Nature.  

In the afternoon, you will get 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 bus or sleeping bus;
  • 2 Bottles of water, tissues;
  • English-speaking tour guides;
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Accommodation in Ha Giang: homestay;
  • Insurance during the time on bus;



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

Please Note

  • Please wait at your hotel lobby for the scheduled pick-up time;
  • To locate your hotel, please visit Booking.com or Agoda.com\ Filter by Neighborhood\ Old Quarter;
  • 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 / or / 6 :00 – 6 :30. 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;
  • 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
  • Trekking shoes, sun glasses, sun cream, insect repellent, cash;
  • We provide all the meal by Vietnamese food. They are the traditional foods and local specialty dishes.
  • Not recommend this tour for children and elderly; 
  • This price is not applied for holidays. 

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