The legend of the"Happiness" road on Ha Giang Stone Plateau

The legend of the"Happiness" road on Ha Giang Stone Plateau

Ha Giang - a charming place, where people are fascinated by the wild and majestic beauty of the Northwest mountains and forests. This place is also known as the legendary "Happiness Road", attracting visitors by winding roads, brilliant flower strips and friendly people.


The legendary HappinessRoad, also known as NationalHighway 4C, starts Ha Giang city and winds through 4 highland districts: Yen Minh, Quan Ba, Dong Van and Meo Vac. This nearly 200 km long road was started construction in September 1959, in the context of the country being divided by war. 


More than 1,200 volunteer youths and citizens from16 ethnic groups worked together, chiseling stones, tarpaulins, and filling deep holes to create roads. The work takes place in extremely difficult, deprived and dangerous conditions. Many young men died in the line of duty, adding to the myth of this path.


After 6 years, the Happiness Road Was officially completed on March 20, 1965. The name ''Happiness'' was given by President Ho Chi Minh himself, expressing the joy and pride of local people when there is a convenient road, connecting remote villages with the center. 

HappinessRoad is not only an important traffic project but also a symbol of the courage, resilience and determination of Vietnamese people. The road has contributed to changing the lives of people here, promoting economic development, creating conditions for cultural exchange and tourism. 

Happy Road is known as one of the most beautiful roads in Vietnam. Stretching throughout the journey are majestic, wild and poetic natural landscapes. Visitors will admire the towering rocky mountains, deep valleys, brilliant buckwheat flower fields, idyllic villages nestled on the side of the mountain.

During the journey, visitors will admire the majestic beauty of Ha Giang's nature. Which is Ma Pi Leng Pass - one of the most beautifulpasses in Vietnam, with steep Shen Ma slope and deep Tu San gorge. Which is the Dong Van StonePlateau with unique ancient house architecture, blooming buckwheat flower fields and colorful flea markets.

 Visitors can visit peaceful villages, inhabited by the Mong, Dao, Tay, Nung ethnic groups,... Experience the idyllic life of the indigenous people, enjoy delicious specialty dishes such as thang co, egg rolls, mèn mén,... and learn about the unique cultures of ethnic minorities. 

Happiness is when immersed in majestic nature, seeing poetic beauty, meeting friendly people and experiencing new things. All of which you will find on the legendary ''Happiness Road''.

Come to Ha Giang, to feel''Happiness'' and to keep the best memories of this pristine and majestic Northwest land!


Immerse Yourself in the local life, discover local culture in the most authentic way with ''Ha Giang Tour'' and ''Ha Giang Motorbike Tour'' to create unforgettable memories for a safe and complete trip 

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