Quan Ba – The Fairy Land in Ha Giang

Quan Ba – The Fairy Land in Ha Giang

As the gateway to the Dong Van Karst Plateau, Quan Ba is a scenic district in northern Ha Giang province with spectacular mountains, poetic valleys, winding roads as well as the unique local culture. Check out our article to understand more about this magic land as well as have a great Vietnam vacation. Enjoy reading!

Quan Ba Attractions

There is a ton of majestic sites waiting for you to explore in Quan Ba such as the Quan Ba Heaven Gate, the Can Ty walls, Kho My cave, and Thach Son Than mountain. Traveling on Ha Giang adventure tours, you cannot ignore Twin Mountain which is a beautiful symbol of the Dong Van highland with stunning natural and tectonic beauty. Quan Ba guarantees you a wonderful trip full of interesting surprises.

Quan Ba Attractions

Quan Ba Twin Mountains

Located along Highway 4C, it is far about 40 kilometers from Ha Giang town, belongs to Quan Ba district, Ha Giang province, Twin Mountain is the most impressive highlight of this land. It associates with a touching legend. Once upon a time, in this area, there was a handsome H’Mong man who has talent blowing “dan moi” (mouth organ). The sound of his mouth organ is so beautiful that taking the heart and the soul of a fairy in the heaven named “Hoa Dao”. She tried to find a way to come to the earth and fell in love with him. They lived happily together and had a cute boy, which made Ngoc Hoang (the King of heaven) angry. She was forced to turn back to heaven. Although she begged to have custody of a baby boy, she could not make it. Did not have any choice, she had left her breast to her son. According to the legend, later, her breast turned into twin mountain of Co Tien Mountain. Locals believed that the milk from her breast creates a cool climate, fruits and vegetable have delicious flavors. Tears of her turned into Mien River, embracing the silvers of land behind the legendary gate.

Quan Ba Twin Mountain

Quan Ba Heaven Gate

Located about 50 km north of Ha Giang, Quan Ba heaven gate is the gateway to the Dong Van geological park. To reach the Heaven Gate, you have to climb up a few dozen more steps to the highest peak which is the most ideal place to get a panoramic view of the Dong Van plateau, looking backward downhill and the zigzag road weaving between clouds and mountains.

Quan Ba Twin Mountain

Market in Quyet Tien Commune

If you come to Ha Giang on Saturday, you will have an opportunity to soak up in the bustling market in Quyet Tien commune. All cultural life seems to be converging all here. The feeling of losing yourself in a small space, strange and very surprised. You will find many unique products sold in all corners of the market. Pick up some of them as souvenirs from Vietnam for your family members and friends.

Quyet Tien Market

Kho My Cave, Tung Vai Commune

Kho My Cave is located in a convenient location with asphalt road to the cave entrance and only 20km from the center of Tam Son Town. Kho My Cave has a majestic landscape, with a romantic, mysterious shade. Step into the cave anyone can not be surprised by the beauty of nature. Surrounding Kho My cave is a very rich forest ecosystem, the mountainside is the foot terraced fields as silk soft, curved, with roofs hidden in the mist. Visitors will absolutely be mesmerized when admiring the beauty of this site.

Some other tourist attractions in Quan Ba

Nam Dam Village

Nam Dam is a charming village nestled peacefully in a valley surrounded by karst mountains, holds inside it preserved traditional customs, habits, and culture from ancient times which is appealing to tourists. Visit Nam Dam, you can enjoy staying at a cozy homestay with the local family in their traditional houses and enjoy delicious meals including local dishes and specialties prepared by the host from the fire kitchen. If you are lucky, you can attend some colorful festival in this village to understand more about local culture.


Cultural Village of Dao ethnic minority in Truc Son

It is an ancient village of Dao ethnic group. Come to Truc Son, you can appreciate the ancient architecture, feel the culinary culture, life and hospitality of the people here.

Can Ty village

Located on the gentle river Mien, Can Ty village has the gate – one of the hallmarks of the resistance war against France. Visit this serene village, you can know more about the traditional linen weaving of local people.

Hop Tien traditional textile cooperative, Lung Tam commune

This place is well-known for the long-standing traditional craft of brocade weaving, that not only brings income to hundreds of local families but also contributes to preserving the traditional culture of the Mong ethnic people living in this mountainous area.

Thai An commune

Thai An commune has Thai An hydroelectric reservoir, Ba Tien mountain with many beautiful pristine caves, at the foot of the mountain.

Best Time to visit Quan Ba

You can visit Quan Ba, Ha Giang at any time of the year because on each season this land has a different beauty. However, if you want to admire the beauty of buckwheat, you should take your Ha Giang tours during the time from October to December.

Best time to visit Quan Ba

Accommodations in Quan Ba, Ha Giang

Here is a list of motels, hotels in Quan Ba we want to share with you

–              Tam Son Guest House

Phone: (0219) 3384654

Address: Group 1 – Tam Son town, Quan Ba district

–              Hotel 567

Phone: (0219) 3846129

Address: Group 3 – Tam Son town, Quan Ba district

–              Mountain Lodge

Phone: (0219) 6510789 – 0972853678

Address: Group 1 – Tam Son town, Quan Ba district

–              Anh Tuan Hostel

Phone: (0219) 3847189 – 0989 968599

Address: Group 3, Tam Son Town, Quan Ba District

–              Duc Thien Hostel

Phone: 0976 077784

Address: Group 1 – Tam Son town, Quan Ba district

–              Binh Minh Hostel

Phone: (0219) 3874289

Address: Group 3 – Tam Son town, Quan Ba district

–              Cao Quyen Hostel

Phone: (0219) 384645

2 thoughts on “Quan Ba – The Fairy Land in Ha Giang

  1. kim thu says:

    I plan to go to Hanoi in October. Would you please
    tell me if it is a good time, in terms of weather, to travel in Norh VN ?
    I would also like to go to Tuyen Quang, a province North of Hanoi city. Do we get tours to this place ?.

  2. Anne says:

    Dear Ms. Thu,
    Thank you for your request. From Mid-September to December is a golden time to visit the North of Vietnam such as Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay and other provinces nearby, the sky is clear and the wind is gentle. If you want to go to Tuyen Quang, you should go during the time from 19 to 24 September to attend the famous colorful full moon festival. Please check your email for the detailed quotation, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
    Best regards,

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