Located at the highest latitude in Vietnam, Ha Giang is surrounded by Cao Bang on the east, Tuyen Quang on the south, LaoCai, and YenBai on the west. It shares a border with China in the north (274km boundary).
HaGiang's complicated topography is divided into 3 areas. The area on the south has rocky mountain, separated rivers. The west area has sloping mountain side, high pass, valleys, and narrow springs. The low land area includes hills, valley of Lo River, and HaGiang Town.
Divided into two distinct seasons, rainy and dry, though it tends to vary depending on altitude. The annual average temperature varies between 24șC and 28șC. In winter, the temperature is sometimes down to -5șC.
Mountains in HaGiang are quite high, in which the highest TayConLinh point with 2,419m in height. There are good woods, over 1000 kinds of valuable drug trees, animals (tigers, peacocks, phoenix, pangolin) in primitive forests.
Coming to HaGiang, tourists are attracted by poetic DongVan Highland, Love Market of KhauVai. They can buy embroidery such as handkerchief, haversack, and dress with colorful, fine pattern. They also take part in enjoyable market-day of local ethnics. The people and natural scenes here are unlike anywhere in Vietnam.
HaGiang Town is 320km from Hanoi. HaGiang is on National Highway No.2, 34, 279 linking to YenBai, CaoBang, LaoCai provinces in turn.