Every year, from the end of September to the beginning of October, there are a huge number of tourists coming to Ha Giang. As nobody wants to miss the beautiful scenery here, when terraced rice fields changes color from green to shiny yellow. One of the stunning landscape that attracts most visitors is Hoang Su Phi, located at the foot of Tay Con Linh mountain.
Due to its geography, each year, Hoang Su Phi has only one rice crop. In that time, terraced rice field in Hoang Su Phi seems like a beautiful young girl showing off her curves with beautiful mountains and forests. In addition, visitors are also interested in picturesque scene of this land during the flood season. Meanwhile, terraced fields sparkle with silverlight like the hidden gems in the middle of mountain, full of surprises to every tourist.
Hoang Su Phi from above
Traveling to Hoang Su Phi, visitors will be amazed by the pristine beauty of the wild mountains and unique culture of people here; especially traditions of the local ethnic minorities groups, such as Nung, H'mong, Tay and Ha Nhi people. If you visit Hoang Su Phi on sunday, Bac Ha Sunday market is a must-have destination. Visitors will have a great chance to see and know more about local people’ lives and special culture exchanging though the market. Moreover, you can also view harvest-ceremonies related to agricultural beliefs of the local people. Beside taking photos and sightseeing, tourists can participate in some activities such as catching fish in the field, harvesting rice and making cereals.
Terrace fields in Hoang Su Phi
Hoang Su Phi is quite far from Hanoi - about 300km. The safest and most convenient way for going there is catching a bus from Hanoi to Ha Giang (at My Dinh bus station). After that, you rent a motorbike to continue moving Ha Giang to Hoang Su Phi.