Hoang Su Phi Rice Terracesnatural beauty and ethnic minority villages in Ha Giang

Last Update: 24th October 2020


Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces present breathtaking views Between June and early October. Several ethnic minority villages spread around the area, making the rice terraces tour richer and more colorful. Visitors can not only appreciate the natural views as well as experience the local culture there.

Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces Fast Facts

  • Name: Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces
  • Location: 3,000 x hectares
  • Things to do there: Photography, TreePhotography, Vietnamese Culture, Hiking, Adventure, Motorcycling
  • Who visits: Photographers, Adventure Enthusiasts, Nature Lovers
  • Time required: 2-3 hour

What to expect at Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces

With an area of 3,000 hectares, Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces are acclaimed as the most attractive spot in autumn in Vietnam due to the golden ripe rice in the terraces. Although they are not as large as Longji Rice Terraces, they are also worth exploring.


In June and July, Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces are planted with green rice. Green rice together with trees on the mountain create good materials for photography purposes. In the late September and early October, the rice is ripe. The terraces are decorated with golden ribbons. When wind comes, they look like dancing waves. During this period of time, Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces are one of the most appealing spots in Ha Giang. Many tourists love to enjoy the amazing views there.


Home to 12 ethnic minorities, Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces features authentic local culture and traditions to enjoy. If you happen to arrive there on a market day, you’ll get a great chance to know some about the local life, traditional costumes, etc. In addition, the event “Through the heritage area of Hoang Su Phi rice terraces” with many cultural activities is regularly held at the end of September in Vinh Quang town, Hoang Su Ph, which is aimed to promote the area to the world.

Best time to visit the Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces

If you are planning to visit the terraces for photography purposes, the best time to visit is at sunrise and sunset.

The best months to visit are from June to early October.


How to get to the Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces 

If you get an international driving license, you could rent a motorcycle and drive it from Tan Quang to Hoang Su Phi. Alternatively, you could rent a vehicle and a driver to take you to the area from Ha Giang.


Additional Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces Travel Advice
  • Please take enough clothes with you to keep warm if you are planning to visit it in autumn.
  • Please wear comfortable hiking shoes.
  • Please take enough food with you if you don’t want to eat there.
  • Please don’t wear shorts, mini-dress, short skirt and slipper.
Interested in visiting the Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces on a Tour?

Wendy Wei Tours offers a variety of different packaged tours as well as custom tours including Hoang Su Phi Rice Terraces, among other attractions and destinations. To find out more, please visit our Tours page or Contact Us directly to find out more.