The total distance of the main loop is 350km. You can complete the ride in 2 days, but the outstanding scenery is such that I recommend 2-5 days. Motorbikes can be rented in Ha Giang, but by far the best place is QT Motorbikes, who can also offer excellent route advice.
How long does it take to do the Ha Giang loop?
The time to complete the full loop is approximately 3-4 days, although it’s recommended to carve out at least four days as to not rush the experience and be able to soak in all the sights. To be honest, I can’t imagine doing the loop in anything less than 4 days. Me posing in front of the Ma Pi Leng Pass – whoa!
Is the Ha Giang loop dangerous?
The Ha Giang Loop is not safe and many people get hurt. The majority of people who I’ve seen get hurt on the Ha Giang Loop fall into two camps. They either didn’t have a lot of experience driving a motorbike or weren’t paying attention. With that said, however, even experienced riders get injured on the Ha Giang Loop.
How many km is the Ha Giang loop?
These are just some of the views you will encounter during the 320-kilometre Hà Giang motorbike loop, located in the extreme north of Vietnam. Motorbike in the Ha Giang Valley, North Vietnam. The final frontier for adventurous travellers in Vietnam, Hà Giang is not for the faint-hearted.
How hard is the Ha Giang loop?
Depending on the route you choose, the so called Northern Ha Giang loop is between 290 and 380 kilometers long. So riding it is more than overcoming a two hour crazy route. Make sure you feel confident enough along the first ten or twenty kilometers, as there are a lot more to come.
How do you do the Ha Giang loop?
The easiest way to access Ha-Giang is to take a bus from Hanoi. The journey time is approximately 6-7 hours and there are morning or evening buses available. As a guideline, we paid 150,000 VND for this service. We also recommend packing earplugs for the journey!
What is the Mae Hong Son Loop?
The Mae Hong Son Loop is one of northern Thailand’s most famous multi-day excursions. It’s a loop that starts and finishes in Chiang Mai, taking in splendid mountain and river scenery along with interesting towns to explore and, of course, great food.
How far is Ha Giang from Hanoi?
The travel distance from Hanoi to Ha Giang is 300 km.
How do I get from Hanoi to Ha Giang?
The easiest way to travel from Hanoi to Ha Giang is by bus. There are several buses departing daily from Hanoi to Ha Giang, and the journey takes 6 to 7 hours depending on the bus providers. Currently, there are some bus companies that run Hanoi – Ha Giang route: Truly Hagiang, Good Morning Cat Ba, and Quang Nghi.
Where is Hai Van Pass?
The Hai Van Pass places high on the list of the most scenic spots in Vietnam and should be on every traveler’s bucket list. This amazingly beautiful spot is located just north of Da Nang along Highway 1 (QL1), the pass overlooks the city of Da Nang to the south and the breathtaking Lang Co Lagoon to the north.
How do I get from Sapa to Ha Giang?
You can travel from Sapa to Ha Giang by bus, taxi or motorbike. There are some tourist sleeper buses of various companies from Sapa to Ha Giang and you can book and buy bus tickets easily online (recommended). Bus tickets to Ha Giang are cheap and cost about $11-17/pp.