Top peaceful villages like paintings in Ha Giang

Last updated - January 26, 2024
Top peaceful villages like paintings in Ha Giang

Ha Giang does not only have such a fairy tale village. With wild and poetic beauty, 5 ancient villages in Ha Giang have become the highlights of this place.

Ha Giang is a province known as the headland of Vietnam, still retaining its wild beauty with long-standing ancient villages. The villages in Ha Giang are not only beautiful but also make anyone who comes here captivated by their peaceful, poetic scenery. These villages are like highlights among the majestic mountains and forests in Ha Giang. Exploring the beautiful villages in Ha Giang, you will experience aesthetically pleasing scenery and many memorable activities with local residents. Let's join Ama Journey to learn about these villages in Ha Giang right here!


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Why should you visit ancient villages in Ha Giang?

Ha Giang has the season of pouring water, the season of ripe golden rice fields. This is the most beautiful time of the year in Ha Giang. From October to December, this place becomes an attraction for tourists from all over the country as well as abroad. They will be charmed with the wild and peaceful beauty of ripe rice fields, and then the fields of buckwheat flowers compete to bloom. Not only that, this is also a great time for road trips.

The beauty of Ha Giang seems to be encapsulated on majestic roads. Vast fields of buckwheat flowers and ripe golden rice fields spread the fragrance of the entire land. But to be able to fully see the beauty of Ha Giang, you should visit the ancient villages.

These villages have the grace of antiquity, peace and fairyland. The villages in Ha Giang are as beautiful as classic movies. This place still retains its wild beauty and ancient buildings, traditional cultural beauty and fresh, pleasant air. All of these have made the villages in Ha Giang places you must definitely visit when you come here.

Beautiful ancient villages in Ha Giang

You need to travel to Hanoi. Hanoi is the first step in a series of journeys to explore beautiful villages in Ha Giang. From Ha Giang City centre, there are many means of transportation to the villages. However, the road to these villages is a bit difficult, so motorbikes are the most suitable means of transportation.

Khun Village - a tranquil and mysterious village in beautiful Ha Giang

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The peaceful Khun Village in Ha Giang

Address: Bang Lang commune, Quang Binh district, Ha Giang province

Coming here, you will feel the extremely cool and fresh air. Because Khun village is located in an area with a tropical monsoon climate, the climate here is divided into two distinct seasons: the rainy season and the dry season.

Khun Village is located in the middle of the valley with 178 households living in unique traditional stilt houses of 4 ethnic groups: Tay, Nung, Dao, and La Chi. Life culture, cuisine, folk games, and folk songs are always preserved and promoted by the locals. The village is a tranquil and friendly space, and there are many mysteries hidden between the mountains and forests and cool rivers and streams. Like a dreamy fairy sleeping in the middle of the mountains and forests, Khun village is quiet and soothing amidst the hustle and bustle of life. This is definitely a beautiful village you cannot miss when coming to Ha Giang.

Sao Ha Ancient Village - a beautiful village hidden in the clouds of Ha Giang

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A corner of Sao Ha village in the spring

Address: Kho Cho town, Van Chai commune, Dong Van district, Ha Giang province

The Sao Ha village is located at an altitude of about 2,000m above sea level, it is humbly nestled next to a high mountain. Sao Ha Ancient Village is inhabited by the H'Mong ethnic group. To get to the village, you will have to go through ancient forests, shrouded in mystery all year round. Near the village is an extremely unique bamboo forest scene. These are all reasons why the village was chosen as the setting in the Netflix movie Hellbound Village.

Coming here, you can see the typical architecture of the H'Mong people on the rocky plateau. These are sturdy and neatly arranged stone fences to keep out wild animals. The special thing about the village is that more than 10 households live together in a large stone fence. The households still retain all intact architectural styles and customs according to the traditions of the H'Mong people. For that reason, Sao Ha Village began to attract many groups of tourists to visit, experience and explore.

Xa Phin Village - a beautiful fairy tale village in Ha Giang

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Golden season in Xa Phin village

Address: Xa Phin village, Phuong Tien commune, Vi Xuyen district, Ha Giang province

Located at an altitude of over 1,000m above sea level, the village seems to be hidden in the Tay Con Linh range. Following the small, winding road dotted among vast forests and mountains, Xa Phin Village appears hidden like an "oasis" in the layer of mist that covers it all year round. The most visible feature is the palm leaf roofs covered with a layer of green moss. With a cool climate all year round, fog combines with characteristic high humidity. All have created leaf roofs with layers of green moss covering them.

Going through the village's welcome gate, the small Dao village appears very simple and poetic. Beautiful small stilt houses are interspersed between terraced fields, making the village seem to suddenly appear in the thick fog. Visitors to Xa Phin village will feel the real smell of the fields, the smell of green grass and the simple beauty of life.

Ma Le Village - a 200-year-old ancient village in Ha Giang

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A 200 year old ancient house in Ma Le village

Address: Ma Le commune, Dong Van district, Ha Giang province

Referring to famous villages in Ha Giang, we often mention Lo Lo Chai, Thien Huong Ancient Village, Lao Xa, etc. But there is a village that is rarely mentioned and has equally wonderful beauty called Ma Le. About 14km from Dong Van Town centre, Ma Le ancient village is located on the road to the Lung Cu flagpole. The village is hidden among high rocky mountains. This place has made tourists remember it because of its quiet, ancient, and pristine beauty.

Ma Le Ancient Village has bold architectural features of the Giay people, with two-story stilt houses made of forest wood. This is an untapped and little-known destination. Currently, there is only one homestay in the village, which is very suitable for those who love peace and explore a different Ha Giang. Ma Le Village is a beautiful rustic and peaceful village in Ha Giang. However, this is a place that few people know about. If you go to Ha Giang, don't miss this village!

Ban Phung - a small, peaceful village in the middle of the mountains and forests

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Phung village is so beautiful in the rice field harvest

Address: in Hoang Su Phi district, Ha Giang province

This village is considered the heart of Hoang Su Phi. With the famous terraced rice wonder, it would be a waste if you visit Hoang Su Phi without visiting Phung Village. Unlike the terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai, the terraced fields in Ban Phung are much steeper. Looking down from above, the terraced rice fields stretch out, seemingly embracing the warm little roofs of houses that are both majestic and gentle.

Every morning when you wake up, when you open your eyes, the first thing you see will be the peaceful natural scenery. And there is nothing better than enjoying a hot bowl of noodles while immersing yourself in the beautiful nature of the village. Coming here, you will not only get lost in the natural scenery like a fairyland but also discover more about the culture and lifestyle of ethnic minorities.

Above are the most beautiful villages in Ha Giang. Which village are you most impressed? Are you ready to chill in these places? Ama Journey could arrange the services in the remote mountainous area in Ha Giang for your stay and exploring.

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