On the rocky plateau of Dong Van Highlands, Ha Giang province, when the Terraced Rice Fields has just been harvested, it’s time for thousands of miles of Tam Giac Mach flower to blossom out.
Tam Giac Mach, or “Buckwheat”, is considered the symbol of Ha Giang and the Dong Van Highlands. In the area which is known as the end of this country, even people who live here do not know when this kind of flower was first seen. They just know that this is a food crop, used to cook out the fragrant wine jars, the greasy pie that their ancestors left for them. Its flowers are in the color of pink and white, then switch to the little purple, petal bunches up into a cone shape with three sides, leaving in the middle a precious seed.
Buckwheat flower blooming over fields on steep and Slope Mountains.
Buckwheat flower is considered the symbol of Ha Giang and the Dong Van Highlands.
Buckwheat flowers adorned beauty of the road on Dong Van Highlands.
Buckwheat flowers on the entrance.
Buckwheat flowers stretch over the villages.
Buckwheat flower seeds are considered as a “dowry” of the people here.
Pink flower fields.
The beauty of Buckwheat flowers attract tourist when they come to Dong Van Highlands.
Many young people all over the country have come here to reward flowers.
From Ha Giang town, the Happiness road will lead you to the land of Buckwheat flowers. Dong Van Highland is known as a land of drought rock, which is all year round forlorn cat ears rock. But when it comes to the end of November and early December (Gregorian calendar), the Buckwheat flower fields should bloom again over thousand miles of the mountainside, across the villages in the region such as Sung La, Cao street of Dong Van district, or some areas along the road to the districts of Dong Van, Meo Vac, passing through legend Ma Pi Leng saddle, creating a plateau of pink color, attracting any people who love the amazing landscape of limestone and granite outcrops and the endless pink flowery fields.
That is the reason why Ha Giang is one of the most attractive places for anyone who wants to explore Vietnam tours. Many young people all over the country have come here to admire and favorite the gorgeous beauty of Buckwheat flower fields. There are some suggested places for seeing Buckwheat flowers such as Pha Cao, Sung La, Dong Van, Lung Cu, Ma Le, Hoang Su Phi, Xin Man, Pho Bang…
In addition, traveling to Ha Giang in the Buckwheat flower season, visitors have opportunities to enjoy the scenery of the blooming flower with various colors. Therefore, the end of November and early December is the best time to visit Ha Giang. The beauty of nature, climate, and ecology all together bring soothing emotions and relaxation in the heart of visitors. This will be an unforgettable occasion for anyone, so let’s visit this charming place as soon here possible.
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