Ha Hoa Phu ThoPhu Tho, Vietnam
Ha Hoa Phu Tho, a mountainous district of Phu Tho Province is located the northwest Vietnam, about 3 hour drive from Hanoi. Ha Hoa district covers an area of 340 square kilometres, offering off the beaten path hiking tours, trekking, homestay, road cycling, mountain biking, motorbike, and motorcycle tours from Hanoi. The districts contains 1 […]
Ha Hoa Phu Tho, a mountainous district of Phu Tho Province is located the northwest Vietnam, about 3 hour drive from Hanoi. Ha Hoa district covers an area of 340 square kilometres, offering off the beaten path hiking tours, trekking, homestay, road cycling, mountain biking, motorbike, and motorcycle tours from Hanoi.
The districts contains 1 township and 32 communes including Ha Hoa township, Lenh Khanh, Cao Dien, Am Ha, Phuong Vien, Hau Bong, Dai Pham, Dan Ha, Gia Dien, Y Son, Yen Luat, Lang Son, Chinh Cong, Yen Ky, Mai Tung, Lien Phuong, Ha Luong, Huong Xa, Vu Cau, Minh Hac, Vinh Chan, Phu Khanh, Dan Thuong, Minh Coi, Van Lang, Vo Tranh, Bang Gia, Chue Luu, Xuan Ang, Lam Loi, Quan Khe, Hien Luong, and Dong Lam.
Vietnamese ethnic groups the Kinh, Muong, Dao and San Chay are the dominant ethnic groups which live in the area. The Dao build their houses in the traditional style, built either on stilts, level with the ground or half on stilts and the other half beaten with earth. Du village, located within the Xuan Son National Park is a tourist attraction.
When to go
Ha Hoa is located in the subtropical monsoon region, Vietnam weather. The township has recorded average temperature of 23.5 °C (74.3 °F); the highest temperature and the lowest temperatures recorded have been 29 °C (84 °F) (July) and 15 °C (59 °F) (February), respectively. The average rainfall varies between 1,600 millimetres (63 in) and 1,800 millimetres (71 in). Humidity is high during the monsoon season from May to October with the annual average figure of 85%; in the dry season it goes below 80%. Precipitation is in the form of rainfall, most of it falling during the monsoon period. Most of the rain usually falls between April and September.
Getting to Ha Hoa
The best way to get to Ha Hoa from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up in Hanoi and directly brought to Ha Hoa Vietnam. Those who are on budget can take local public bus. There are few direct buses from My Dinh bus station to Ha Hoa. Otherwise Hanoi Viet Tri bus takes about 4 hours on road. Upon your arrival in Viet Tri, you can either take Phu Tho local bus or motor-taxi to get to Ha Hoa. Booking a guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended. An English-speaking guide is really helpful in an such off the beaten path destination like Ha Hoa Vietnam.
What to do and see
Trekking is the best way to explore Ha Hoa Vietnam. Discover Ha Hoa tropical forest, karst mountains and Tay, Nung, Dzao hill tribes on a jungle trek. Whether it is a single day hike or multi day trek we have something to suit everybody. Maybe you just want to trek through the primitive forest or maybe you really want to get away from the crowds we have something to suit.
Cycling in Ha Hoa Vietnam to discover another Vietnam’s hidden place. Ha Hoa district has sealed, paved roads, and mountain trails offering fantastic bike rides for enthusiastic mountain bikers. We have a range of road cycling and mountain bike tours around Ha Hoa and the Phu Tho region, providing options for both those who want some mountainous challenges and those who prefer long flat rides.