Ha Giang City Vietnam

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Ha Giang city is the provincial capital of Ha Giang Province in the northeast region of Vietnam.

Ha Giang city Map

The city covers an area of 135 km². It is divided into 5 wards and 3 communes including Tran Phu, Minh Khai, Nguyen Trai, Quang Trung, Ngoc Ha, Phuong Thien, Phuong Do, Ngoc Duong.

Ha Giang History

Up until the 19th century the settlement of Vi Xuyen, to the south of Ha Giang, was the principal market town in the area. Under the Nguyen dynasty the town of Ha Giang, in what is now the Tran Phu District, began to grow in size. In 1842 the town was included in the former Tuyen Quang Province. The town became an important French military outpost after 1886.

On August 12, 1991, The province of Ha Giang was re-established and separated from Tuyen Quang Province. When separated, Ha Giang Province contained 10 administrative units, and Ha Giang town became the provincial town of Ha Giang.

On September 27 of 2010, Ha Giang town was officially upgraded into a provincial city.

Getting to Ha Giang city

The best way to get to destination from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought to Ha Giang provincial’s captial. Those who are on budget can take a public bus at My Dinh bus station in Hanoi. Bus journey takes about 6-7 hours.


The average annual temperature in Ha Giang city is 22.78 °C (73.00 °F); the monthly averages range from a low of 15.48 °C (59.86 °F) in January to a high of 27.88 °C (82.18 °F) in July.

The annual rainfall in this area is 2,430.1 millimetres (95.67 in); the monthly average varies from a low of 31.5 millimetres (1.24 in) in December to a high of 515.6 millimetres (20.30 in) in July. The average annual humidity level is 84%.

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Cycling around Ha Giang city Vietnam

Cycling is a great way to discover Ha Giang city Vietnam. This region has sealed, paved cycle routes, single dirt tracks, mountain bike trails, backroads cycling offering fantastic bike rides for enthusiastic road cyclists and mountain bikers.

We have a range of road cycling holidays and mountain bike tours around this city and the north east Vietnam region, providing options for both those who want some mountain challenges and those who prefer long flat rides.

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Ha Giang Holiday Packages

Check out our best Ha Giang holiday packages including not only Ha Giang Vietnam cycling tours, Ha Giang bicycling trip, Vietnam Ha Giang cycling vacation, Ha Giang mountain biking tour, but also other road trips, scooter, motorbike, motorcycle tours, community, educational, student travel are arranged in Ha Giang province, northern Vietnam.

Customize your own itinerary or book these all-inclusive Ha Giang tour packages to discover a non-touristy city of Ha Giang province as well as other less traveled places in the north east Vietnam.

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