Ha Giang Loop tour by Easy Rider: The Highlights in 3 days

Experience The Loop

Embark on an unforgettable 3-day journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Ha Giang Loop, guided by experienced Easy Riders for an authentic and adventurous exploration.

Itinerary

Day 0: Hanoi - Ha Giang City

Alternative: Skip this day and take a night bus from Hanoi to Ha Giang.

Day 1: Ha Giang City - Dong Van

Day 2: Dong Van - Meo Vac

Day 3: Meo Vac - Ha Giang City

Our Guest

Accommodation

Homestay

Immerse yourself in local culture with a stay in a traditional homestay, offering a genuine glimpse into the daily lives of the Ha Giang residents.

Comfort

Choose comfort accommodations for a more relaxing experience, featuring modern amenities and added privacy.

Custom

Tailor your stay according to your preferences, whether it’s blending local immersion with comfort or any other specific lodging needs.

Transfers

Option 1

Day Bus + Thon Tha Village

Depart Hanoi in the morning, arrive Ha Giang by afternoon. Enjoy lunch, then visit a traditional Tay village to explore and overnight in a homestay. Your Ha Giang Loop starts the next day.

Option 2

VIP night bus

Travel overnight from Hanoi in a comfortable sleeper bus, arriving early in Ha Giang. Rest upon arrival before beginning your Ha Giang Loop adventure in the morning.

Options & Alternatives

Add-On

Trekking

Enhance your Easy Rider tour with an option for a full day or multi-day trekking adventure.

Alternative

Car

Experience the Ha Giang Loop tour comfortably by car.

Alternative

4-day Loop

Opt for the 4-day, 3-night tour to explore the extended loop, including a stay in Du Gia.

Booking information

Included

Booking process

Book using the form below or contact us for custom tours. Hotel details can be provided later. Confirmation sent within 1 working day after deposit or full payment.

Terms of tour cancellation

Changes or cancellations are possible with potential extra fees. Please refer to our terms & conditions page for details.

Preparation

Safety

Safety is paramount on our tours. Our Easy Riders are highly experienced, and we provide top-quality helmets along with arm and leg protection gear.

What to bring

Dress in layers for varying temperatures in the mountains and valleys. Sunglasses are useful against sun and dust, while long sleeves and pants offer sun protection.

Meals

Enjoy a mix of local and Western cuisine. Contact us in advance for dietary or allergy concerns; we can customize your meals.

 

Weather

Tours operate year-round. We continue in rain but may adjust the itinerary or switch to a car option in case of severe weather.

Booking

FAQ

Yes, you can, but only if you have a valid motorbike license with an International Driving Permit (IDP). Without these, you might not be fully insured, and there’s a risk of fines from local police.

Absolutely! Our Easy Rider drivers are highly experienced and navigate the loop weekly. They drive at a considerate pace to ensure you enjoy the journey safely.

On average, we ride for about 5-6 hours each day, with plenty of stops for rest, meals, and sightseeing. We ensure a comfortable pace for all riders.

The Ha Giang Loop tour by Easy Rider is a private tour. If you prefer a small group experience, please contact us for arrangements.

Yes, age is not a barrier as long as you’re comfortable with the journey and do not have health issues that might be exacerbated, such as back problems.

General good health and basic fitness are required. The tour involves long rides and some physical activities like short hikes.

Not at all. We cater to all sizes and can provide larger motorbikes for taller or heavier riders. Just let us know in advance.

You can bring a backpack or small suitcase, which can be accommodated on the baggage rack of the motorbike. For larger luggage, we offer storage at our office in Ha Giang.

We recommend comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing. Don’t forget a jacket as it can get chilly, especially in the mornings and evenings. Sturdy shoes are a must for safety and comfort.

We include local meals showcasing the region’s cuisine. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions or preferences in advance.

Our Easy Riders are skilled in navigating various weather conditions. However, in extreme cases, we may adjust the itinerary for safety.

The tour price includes accommodation, meals, and bike expenses. Personal expenses, optional activities, and tips are not included.

Ha Giang Loop Tour by Easy Rider in 3 days & 2 night

Day 1

Your Ha Giang Loop tour kicks off with a pickup in Ha Giang city by your Easy Rider. The journey begins with an ascent of the Bac Sum Pass, offering a glimpse into the majestic landscapes ahead.

Bac Sum Pass on the Ha Giang Loop

You then drive over the Heaven Gate Pass, where a fantastic viewpoint at the top awaits. Here, you have the option to enjoy a coffee or hot chocolate at the cafe, embracing the spectacular view. 

view from top of Quan Ba Heaven Gate (Quan Ba Pass)

Halfway down the pass, a short stop allows you to climb stairs leading to a viewpoint showcasing the iconic Twin Mountains – two identical peaks standing majestically side by side.

The iconic Twin Mountains in Ha Giang (Quan Ba) view from Quan Ba Pass

Your Easy Rider Ha Giang Loop tour continues through small ethnic villages, including a traditional weaving village, offering a peek into the local culture and craftsmanship.

ethnic Hmong woman weaving linen in Lung Tam Village in Ha Giang

Next is the renowned Tham Ma Pass, a highlight of any Ha Giang Loop tour. After capturing some photos, you’ll journey to the Chin Khoanh Pass, another scenic marvel on the route.

Zigzag road on the Ha Giang Loop called the Tham Ma Pass

Your day ends in the Sung La Valley, characterized by some of the oldest ethnic Hmong villages in the Ha Giang Loop. It’s a chance to explore the rich cultural heritage of the area.

Sung La Valley

The final stop of the day is the Hmong King’s Palace, a site steeped in history since the French colonial era.

the entrance of Hmong King Palace in Dong Van District in Ha Giang

You conclude your day in Dong Van, where the charming Old Quarter beckons you to wander and relax.

The square of Dong Van Old Quarter

Day 2

If you find yourself in Dong Van on a Sunday, the local ethnic market in the city center is a must-visit. This bustling hub is where you can see colorful ethnic groups trading local produce and livestock.

Ethnic minority people walking with small pigs on Dong Van Market

Your next destination is the northernmost point of Vietnam, a journey marked by scenic beauty and cultural encounters. En route, you’ll visit ethnic villages like Ma Le and Lo Lo Chai, each with its unique charm and traditions.

Lung Cu Lake View hometsay in Ha Giang

A highlight of the day is the Lung Cu Flag Tower, a proud symbol of Vietnamese sovereignty.

Lung Cu Flag Tower on top of a hill, Vietnam's northmost point

Continuing your adventure, you’ll experience the majestic Ma Pi Leng Pass and the Ma Pi Leng Sky Walk, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes.

Ha Giang Loop at the Ma Pi Leng Pass

Optionally, you can indulge in a serene boat tour on the Nho Que River, a perfect way to take in the natural beauty before retiring for the night in Meo Vac.

boat tour on Nho Que River

Day 3

Meo Vac has the biggest ethnic minority market in Ha Giang, held each Sunday. Expect lot of ethnic minoties trading on the market, including a complete section for live stock, such as buffaloes, cows, pigs, chickens and ducks.

ethnic minority people holding pigs at the Meo Vac Market on Sunday

Your final Ha Giang Loop Tour by Easy Rider day is filled with scenic drives through picturesque landscapes and small ethnic villages. One of the notable stops is the M shape turn Viewpoint, offering stunning photographic opportunities.

M shape Turn Viewpoint along the Ha Giang Loop in Meo Vac district

You’ll marvel at the terraced rice fields around Mau Due, showcasing the agricultural prowess of the region. This is one of the only areas around the Ha Giang Loop where you can see terraced rice fields.

terraced rice fields of Mau Due along the Ha Giang Loop

The Easy Rider takes you through the Lung Ho viewpoint, another spot to witness the splendid vistas of Ha Giang.

Viewpoint of Lung Ho in Ha Giang

Before concluding your Ha Giang Loop tour, you explore the rice fields and Tay ethnic villages of Du Gia, providing a glimpse into the tranquil rural life.

rice fields and stilt houses in Du Gia (Ha Giang)

The tour wraps up as you return to Ha Giang, filled with unforgettable memories, ready to depart for Hanoi.

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