Lao Cai and Ha Giang are bordering provinces, but Sapa is in the Northwest of Vietnam, and Ha Giang is in the Northeast.
Although the road from Sapa to Ha Giang seems short, the distance is quite far due to the rugged and difficult terrain.
If you depart from Sapa town, the distance will be more than 200km. This is a journey that challenges the bravery and passion of many adventurers if you travel by bike.
Is the route from Sapa to Ha Giang dangerous?
Due to mountain terrain, there are many dangerous passes and slopes along the road. If you travel to Ha Giang from Sapa on a bad day, you may face extreme weather conditions such as rain, wind, and fog. The road is steep, slippery and sometimes you can encounter rock and landslides.
Despite the difficulties and dangers, your journey will be memorable. The road from Sapa to Ha Giang is extremely beautiful with the majestic and poetic natural scenery of Vietnam, so you will definitely have unforgettable impressions.
The air here is also fresh, cooler, with no industrial zones or noisy engine noise.
Sapa to Ha Giang by bus
If you are not a professional rider, traveling by bus is a safer choice.
Traveling by motorbike to Ha Giang is an exciting and challenging experience.
If you choose to travel by bike, you must have good health, endurance, and experience in hilly and mountainous terrain. Although this road is difficult, it will definitely bring you many interesting experiences.
Travel routes: Bac Ha – Xin Man – Hoang Su Phi – Ha Giang – Dong Van town – Meo Vac.