qt responsible tourism ha giang

How Does QT Support Responsible Tourism?

Ha Giang province is arguably one of the most beautiful and accessible locations for motorbike tours in Vietnam. Some people say maybe even in the world! Ha Giang features ravishing diverse landscape, tall green mountains, jungles, forests and blue rivers running in the low alleys. Therefore, it’s no surprise it’s becoming a more and more … Read more

How To Be a Responsible Tourist in Ha Giang

How To Be A Responsible Tourist In Ha Giang

In the past few years, Ha Giang and the surrounding area has become an increasingly popular destination for adventurous tourists. With its stunning scenery, mountains, rivers and rice terraces, it is sometimes referred to as the ‘Sa Pa of a decade ago’. Sa Pa has been subject to mass interest in the last years. An … Read more

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Is The 3 Day Ha Giang Loop Tour Long Enough?

The Ha Giang loop is one of those experiences that you need to do at least once in your life. Its landscapes, towns, food, costumes and lovely people come together in an experience that is likely to leave you speechless at more than one point in your loop. But is the typical 3 day Ha … Read more

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Tea In Vietnam: The “Green Gold” Of The North

As an English tea lover, I was very interested in learning about tea in Vietnam during my time in the country. And in this post, I want to share with you what I’ve learnt about it, specially what concerns tea in North Vietnam. But first things first. Some facts about tea It’s no secret that … Read more

3 day ha giang loop tour

My 3 Day Ha Giang Loop Tour

Many people ask if the Ha Giang loop is really worth it. Cause yes, it’s a bit out of the way, actually close to the border with China. But that also means it’s in fairly untouched land, which makes it the trip any traveler’s dreams are made of. My boyfriend Alex and I did the … Read more

Short Guide To Ha Giang City, Vietnam

Ha Giang city is located in North Vietnam, close to the border with China. You might know it as the start to the Ha Giang Loop. It covers an area of 135.33 km² and has a population of around 70,000 inhabitants. 22 different ethnicities live here, the majority (~50%) being Kinh and Tày people. Contrary … Read more

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Short Guide To Dong Van, Vietnam

Nestled within stunning karst mountain formations, Dong Van is one of the main stops in the Ha Giang loop. It’s a perfect base to set yourself up for a night or two. You can enjoy town and also visit some of the breathtaking landscapes which are less than 10 minutes away. Close to the border … Read more

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Info & Tips About Ethnic Minority Groups In Ha Giang, Vietnam

Ha Giang is rapidly becoming a precious gateway for adventure seeking travelers. That has brought more and more tourism to the city. Naturally, the local economy will accommodate and expand with this change. This fact can help ethnic minority groups in Ha Giang improve their life conditions, implying many favorable outcomes for those who are … Read more

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What To Pack For A Ride Along The Ha Giang Loop?

Whether driving on your own, on a tour, or riding in the back of a local guide/driver, you might want to know What to pack for a ride along the Ha Giang Loop. First of all, you need to know that you’ll be riding for about 4-5 hours a day at an average speed of … Read more

What is the weather like in ha giang

What’s The Weather Like In Ha Giang?

I’d love to give you a straight and clear answer. Unfortunately, it’s impossible. And not only because climate prediction has always a margin of error. The thing is the weather in the more than 350 kilometers of the Ha Giang Loop is constantly changing. So in this post I’d love to share with you how … Read more

am I skilled enough to ride the ha giang loop

Am I Skilled Enough To Ride The Ha Giang Loop?

If you’re not an experienced rider, or you’re not a rider at all, probably the first question that comes up to your mind when you hear about the beauties of this area is Am I skilled enough to ride the Ha Giang loop? So I’ll try to answer this question using my own experience as … Read more

am i skilled enough to ride the ha giang loop

How Hard Is Riding The Ha Giang Loop?

If you’ve heard amazing things about Ha Giang and are interested in doing the Ha Giang loop, then the first thing that might have come to your mind is How hard is riding the Ha Giang loop. Of course, the answer depends on your riding skills. So first, the easy one: if you’re an experienced … Read more