Hoang Su Phi is one of the two mountainous districts in the western border of Ha Giang province. This is a long-term residence area of more than 12,000 households with over 64,500 people belonging Dao, Tày, Nùng, Mông, Cờ Lao, La Chí minority.
Those who want to take the initiative in traveling can completely travel to Hoang Su Phi by personal means such as cars or motorcycles. The route is from Hanoi, through the Thang Long Bridge and the Thang Long – Noi Bai Highway to get to Vinh Yen. After that, continue moving to Viet Tri – Doan Hung – Phu Tho and Tuyen Quang to Ha Giang.
If you come to Hoang Su Phi by personal means, you should bring your personal identification and strictly follow the road traffic law to ensure safety when traveling a long distance.
Besides the specialties like many other districts of Ha Giang, Hoang Su Phi also has a unique food, made up in particular food is the rat meat of the La Chi people. For the La Chi, rats are not only spiritual but also closely linked to their daily lives. Like the Kinh eat pork, La Chi people consider the rat meat as a daily food and can be eaten all year round throughout the month. So, if there is a chance to travel to Hoang Su Phi (Ha Giang), the rat is the food you definitely have to enjoy.
The province’s rice fields aren’t only a significant contributor to food and tourism. But also this is home of many ethnic minorities of Vietnam. Such as Mong, La Chi, Dao and Nung, which makes an appeal to it. Its cultural and social appeal, along with its magnificent historical and the natural heritage has helped to induce Vietnam tourist sector, which makes the country probably the most famous touristic sites in Southeast Asia.