6 hours driving away from Hanoi, near the Chinese border, lies Ha Giang province. Best-known for its stunning scenery, Ha Giang features terraced rice fields, UNESCO registered Dong Van Karst Plateau and Ma Pi Leng Pass that stands among the four highest passes in Vietnam. In Ha Giang, you may encounter minority groups such as Hmong, Tay and Nung. Walking and hiking around are the best way to discover the region. You may also enjoy visiting local markets, such as Dong Van’s.