Join Asia Transport on an exciting 5-day journey through Sapa and Ha Giang with our luxurious Limousine Van service.
This itinerary will take you to captivating and renowned destinations, showcasing the untouched beauty and legendary history of the Northwestern region.
4-day itinerary Ha Giang - Cao Bang
DAY 1: HANOI - HÀ GIANG - QUẢN BẠ - YÊN MINH
06:00 AM: Pick up by Asia Transport's Limousine at the designated location.
11:00 AM: Lunch in Tan Yen town.
02:00 PM: Visit the Twin Fairy Bridge Temple.
03:00 PM: Arrive in Hà Giang, take a photo at Km0.
04:30 PM: Stop at Quan Ba Heaven's Gate to admire the Fairy Twin Mountains and panoramic view of Tam Son.
05:30 PM: Arrive in Yên Minh and check-in for rest.
06:30 PM: Dinner and free time in Yên Minh.
DAY 2: YÊN MINH - ĐỒNG VĂN - MÈO VẠC - BẢO LẠC
06:00 AM: Breakfast and depart for Dong Van Global Geopark.
On the way, visit points of interest such as Cao Pho Village, Sùng La Village, King Meo's Palace, and Lũng Cú Flagpole.
12:30 PM: Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, continue exploring Dong Van Old Quarter, Mã Pì Lèng Pass, Tu San Alley, and take a boat ride on the Nho Que River.
07:00 PM: Arrive in Bảo Lạc, check-in at the hotel, and free time in Bảo Lạc.
DAY 3: BẢO LẠC - BẢN GIỐC - NGƯỜM NGAO - CAO BẰNG
06:00 AM: Breakfast and depart for Cao Bằng.
Visit Ban Gioc Waterfall, Ngườm Ngao Cave, and Phuc Sen Blacksmith Village.
06:30 PM: Return to Cao Bằng, check-in at the hotel, and free time for sightseeing.
DAY 4: CAO BẰNG - HANOI
Morning is free for rest and exploring Cao Bằng city.
09:00 AM: Drop-off at the bus station for the return journey to Hanoi.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way, passing through mountain passes.
05:00 PM: Arrive in Hanoi.
Distance from Hanoi to Cao Bằng and Hà Giang:
The distance from Hanoi, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam to Cao Bằng City, Cao Bằng, Vietnam is approximately 508 km, and it takes about 11 hours and 49 minutes to travel from Hanoi to Cao Bằng via National Route 1A and National Route 4A. Note that toll fees may apply.
The best time to visit Cao Bằng and Hà Giang is as follows:
August - September: This period is considered the best time to explore Cao Bằng. During this time, the weather is cool, with less rainfall, providing favorable conditions for travel and enjoying the natural beauty of Cao Bằng. The waterfalls in the area are abundant, offering majestic and breathtaking scenery.
November - December: During this time, the hillsides are covered with buckwheat flowers and wildflowers, creating a stunning landscape. This scenery provides a delightful experience for visitors.
Late spring to early summer: During this period, the weather is not too cold and not too hot. Traveling to Cao Bằng during this time allows visitors to witness the blooming of peach and apricot blossoms throughout the forests. Additionally, visitors can also experience "snow hunting" in Cao Bằng during winter, especially in the Phia Oắc forest area, where this phenomenon often occurs as temperatures drop.
You can visit Hà Giang during any season of the year. However, the autumn season, particularly in October, November, and December, is the best time to visit Hà Giang. During this time, you will witness the beautiful scenery of buckwheat flowers and vibrant mustard fields.
Additionally, spring is also an exciting time to visit Hà Giang when peach blossoms and apricot blossoms bloom everywhere, creating a poetic and romantic atmosphere.
Here is a list of the top attractions in Cao Bằng and related information about them:
Ban Gioc Waterfall: Rated 4.6/5 based on 6,637 reviews. Ban Gioc Waterfall is a stunning waterfall located on the Quây Sơn River.
Ky Sam Temple: Rated 4.5/5 based on 48 reviews. It is a place used for worship and religious rituals.
Thang Hen Lake: Rated 3.9/5 based on 119 reviews. Thang Hen Lake is a beautiful turquoise lake surrounded by lush vegetation.
Thien Son Thinh An Gia: Rated 4.0/5 based on 140 reviews. It is a popular local coffee shop.
Ma Phuc Pass: Rated 4.4/5 based on 95 reviews. Ma Phuc Pass is a captivating mountain pass.
Phuc Sen Blacksmith Village: Rated 4.1/5 based on 94 reviews. It is a specialized shop for blacksmithing.
Truc Lam Ban Gioc Pagoda: Rated 4.7/5 based on 31 reviews. It is a Buddhist temple located near Ban Gioc Waterfall.
Nam Tra Waterfall: Rated 4.5/5 based on 94 reviews. Nam Tra Waterfall is an interesting tourist spot.
Dong Lan Pagoda: Rated 4.4/5 based on 51 reviews. It is a notable pagoda worth visiting.
This information is based on visitor numbers and local information. These attractions provide exciting experiences and beautiful landscapes in Cao Bằng.
Here is a list of the top attractions in Hà Giang based on visitor numbers and local information:
Lung Cu Flag Tower: Rated 4.6/5 (based on 5,799 reviews), it marks the northernmost point of Vietnam. It offers beautiful scenery and historical significance.
King Meo's Palace: Rated 4.3/5 (based on 4,952 reviews), it is a baroque-style architectural building and a renowned handicraft shop.
Dong Van Old Quarter: Rated 4.4/5 (based on 1,130 reviews), it is a famous ancient street where you can find distinctive local food and handicrafts.
Ma Pi Leng Pass: Rated 4.8/5 (based on 756 reviews), Ma Pi Leng Pass is an attractive destination for nature enthusiasts to explore remote landscapes.
Hoang Su Phi: Hoang Su Phi is famous for its terraced rice fields, off-road tourism, and activities such as long-distance hiking, cultural exploration, and mountain adventures.
Yen Minh Pine Forest: Rated 4.3/5 (based on 467 reviews), Yen Minh Pine Forest is an intriguing destination for nature lovers and off-road travelers.
Twin Mountains of Quan Ba: Rated 4.5/5 (based on 639 reviews), the Twin Mountains of Quan Ba offer a fantastic opportunity to explore mountainous and natural landscapes in Hà Giang.
Sung La Valley: Rated 4.2/5 (based on 11 reviews), it is a tourist attraction renowned for its scenic beauty.