Hoang Su Phi ultimate travel guide

Hoang Su Phi is a tourist destination that attracts visitors not only for its beautiful landscapes but also for its unique cultural festivals. If you’re planning to visit Ha Giang and intend to explore Hoang Su Phi, then be sure to read this article by Jackfruit Adventure.                    hoang su phi things to do      

Overview of Hoang Su Phi

Located in the western part of Ha Giang, Hoang Su Phi is a district comprising 24 communes and 1 town. It is home to many ethnic minority groups, including the H’Mong, Tay, Nung, and La Chi.

Hoang Su Phi is a popular tourist destination where many visitors come to admire the majestic beauty of the northern mountains and forests of our country. In particular, tourists can marvel at the beauty of the terraced fields – a national heritage of Vietnam – in 6 communes: Nam Ty, Ban Luoc, Ban Phung, Thong Nguyen, Ta Su Choong, and San Sa Ho. Additionally, visitors can explore the unique cultural features of various ethnic groups here.

Due to its geographical location, Hoang Su Phi has a cool climate, even in the summer. However, to fully appreciate the beautiful landscapes of Hoang Su Phi, tourists must overcome difficult roads and treacherous mountain passes.

The best time to visit Hoang Su Phi 

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Spring (January to March): During this time, you can participate in many unique cultural festivals of ethnic minorities. These festivals are typical of the people in the Northwest mountainous region. Besides the vibrant festivals, you can also witness the beautiful peach, plum, and tea hills.

Summer (April to June): This is the season when the terraced fields in Hoang Su Phi are filled with water. Don’t forget to capture the sparkling sunlight on the terraced fields during this time.

September every year: Considered the most beautiful time in Hoang Su Phi, September offers stunning views of ripe golden terraced fields, creating a romantic scene. It’s also an ideal time for cloud hunting in Hoang Su Phi.

Throughout the year (January to December): This period is particularly suitable for those who enjoy experiencing the cold weather of Ha Giang.

Guide to Getting to Hoang Su Phi

If you depart from Hanoi, you cannot go directly to the city of Ha Giang but stop at Bac Quang district to move to Hoang Su Phi. There are many means of transportation for you to choose from for your journey such as: 

– Bang Phan and Hai Van bus lines departing from My Dinh bus station

– Dang Quang bus line departing from Gia Lam bus station

With ticket prices ranging from 200,000 to 250,000 VND per person per way and many trips available throughout the day (morning/afternoon/evening). In addition, there are also a few Limousine bus services, but they only run during the day, such as Ngoc Cuong bus departing at 7:00 and 13:00 from the Old Quarter and My Dinh, with a ticket price of 350,000 VND per person per way. After stopping at Bac Quang district, you can continue to rent a motorbike or car to move to accommodation facilities.

Some Must-Visit Tourist Destinations in Hoang Su Phi

Jackfruit Adventure is confident that once you travel to Hoang Su Phi, you will be impressed by the scenery here with the following extremely attractive tourist destinations:

  • Chieu Lau Thi Peak

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Also known as Kieu Lieu Ti, it is located 42km from the center of Hoang Su Phi district. This is one of the largest peaks in the Northeast region, with truly majestic and romantic scenery. This is truly an ideal check-in spot for travelers!

  • Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces 

Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces is a place where travelers can admire the beauty of ripe rice fields if visiting at the right time. The terraced fields in Hoang Su Phi stand out on the shiny golden terraces, a beauty of nature that visitors must admire!

  • Nam Hong Village

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Visiting Nam Hong Village, you will admire the scenery of pristine forests, majestic terraced fields, and experience the unique culture of the Red Dao people. This place is suitable for those who want to find a pristine and simple space. In addition, Nam Hong is also prominent with trekking tourism products, as well as participating in daily activities with the locals.

  • Tay Con Linh

Tay Con Linh is immersed in endless stretches of forest, with truly majestic scenery fitting its title as “the highest mountain peak in the Northeast region.” As a mountain peak in the upper reaches of the Chay River in the western part of Ha Giang province, Tay Con Linh has become an attractive tourist destination attracting thousands of tourists to explore.

Accommodations in Hoang Su Phi

If in the past, when visiting Hoang Su Phi, you might have been concerned about the lack of accommodation options, this issue has now been addressed for travelers. The tourism services in Hoang Su Phi have seen significant growth, which also means that many people have invested in accommodation options closely connected with nature. This not only adds to the distinctive charm of Hoang Su Phi but also provides conditions for travelers to have the best experiences when visiting the area.

The majority of accommodation options in Ha Giang, especially in Hoang Su Phi, are primarily homestays. Since Hoang Su Phi is known for its vast rice fields, homestays are often built close to these golden terraced fields, providing convenience for travelers to relax and enjoy the natural scenery directly. I recommend you choose a homestay experience to truly immerse yourself in the accommodations available in Hoang Su Phi.

Below are some homestay options you can consider:

Trieu King Homestay

  • Adress: Nam Hong, Hoàng Su Phì
  • Phone numbert: 098 807 06 19

Thanh Van Homestay: 

  • Adress: Vinh Quang Town – Hoang Su Phi – Ha Giang
  • phone number: 097 409 14 01

Kinh homestay:

  • Adress: Nam Hong Hamlet, Thong Nguyen Commune, Hoang Su Phi District, Ha Giang Province
  • phone number: 0961618090 – 0988070619

Some tips when traveling to Hoang Su Phi

When traveling to Hoang Su Phi, it’s important to keep the following points in mind:

  • The weather in Hoang Su Phi can be quite cold, so be sure to bring warm clothing. Additionally, choose suitable attire for mountainous terrain, and don’t forget to bring brightly colored clothes for beautiful photos.
  • If you’re traveling to Hoang Su Phi by motorbike, make sure to bring all necessary documents, thoroughly check your vehicle, and carry reflective gear. Also, check the quality of your brakes and headlights.
  • It’s advisable to bring snacks, biscuits, or some light food when visiting Hoang Su Phi to avoid hunger during your journey.

Ready for your trip to Hoang Su Phi 

Through the travel guide to Hoang Su Phi, you will develop a deeper love with the ethnic Ha Giang northen Vietnam culture, a land with tens of thousands of diverse landscapes that change with the seasons, always fresh and captivating.

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