7 Reasons NOT To Do The Ha Giang Loop

There are many great reasons to do the Ha Giang Loop. It can definitely be an amazing experience, one you’ll not forget. However, it’s not for everyone. If you’re feeling hesitant, unsure or on the fence, you might want to consider these 7 reasons NOT to go on the Ha Giang loop. 1. You need … Read more

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Short Guide To Tam Sơn, Vietnam

Whether you’re taking 3-4 or more days on the Ha Giang loop, Tam Sơn’s certainly worth considering to include in your travel plans. The stunning surrounding area is part of the attraction too. Especially beautiful is the already popular heaven’s gate, which overlooks Tam Sơn. What to do in and around Tam Sơn, Vietnam Stop … Read more

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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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A Guide For Vegetarians In The Ha Giang Loop

Did you read a lot about the amazing food Vietnam offers, but after you come here you see a lot of meat everywhere? Do you wonder whether it’s heaven only for non-vegetarians? Well, part of it is true, but not completely. You can find any kind of meat in Vietnam. But Vietnam also offers a … 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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Short Guide To Du Già, Vietnam

Du Già is a small village located in a valley in North Vietnam. It lays next to a river and it’s surrounded by beautiful, green hills. Du Già is one of the most common stops if you’re riding the Ha Giang loop. What to do in and around Du Già, Vietnam Visit the Du Gia … 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

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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