Dong Van Karst Plateau
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Dong Van Karst Plateau

About 300km from Hanoi, Dong Van karst plateau has been an attractive tourist destination, attracting tourists whenever they have the opportunity to visit Ha Giang. Dong Van stone plateau with pristine beauty, poetic like a “gray paradise” in the middle of the region painted the land of the beloved country.

How to Make Dong Van karst plateau is special?

On October 3, 2010, the profile of “Dong Van Rock Geological Park” has been officially recognized by the Global Geopark Network (GGN) Advisory Board of UNESCO as Global Geopark. This is the first in Vietnam and second in Southeast Asia.

Dong Van Karst Plateau

Overcoming about 150km of one-way pass is the deep hun smoking area. But on the other side is the mountains with quite dangerous bends, the majestic scenery of Dong Van stone plateau gradually appears, hidden in smog.

Located at an average height of 1000 – 1600m above sea level. Dong Van karst plateau spreads across 4 districts of Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Meo Vac and Dong Van of Ha Giang province. According to the Advisory Council of the GGN Global Geological Park Network.

Dong Van Plateau is one of the special limestone areas, which contains typical imprints the history of the development of the Earth’s crust. Such as natural phenomena, unique landscapes of aesthetics. Especially high biodiversity and long-standing cultural traditions of indigenous communities. In 2010, the plateau was officially recognized as a Global Geopark by the Global Geographic Network Advisory Council.

Dong Van stone plateau is probably the most beautiful when spring comes. At that time, all over the mountains and hills, everywhere covered with a bright yellow of mustard flowers. The moss-roofed roofs could be added with crimson peach petals, pure white plum blossoms.

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Passing over 100km of pass on ziczac road. One side is limestone mountain and the other site is beautiful valley. The wild and majestic scenery of the Dong Van Plateau appears in the dim. The smoke clouds will make visitors really overwhelmed.

Standing on the top of Ma Pi Leng pass. It’s one of the most four beautiful pass in Vietnam. Especially the Nho Que River is blue as a strip of silk crossing the mountains. It’s making the landscape of this land so lively and poetic. Dong Van stone beautiful to the surprise from the cliff houses on the rocky mountains of the Mong people to the terraced fields stretching along the mountain slopes.

Dong Van Karst Plateau currently has more than 250,000 people living with 17 ethnic minorities. It’s accounting for 90% of the population in the region, of which the Mong population accounts for 70% of the population, up to 230,000 people. This is the largest concentration of Mong people in the country.

Traveling to Dong Van karst plateau is a great holiday in Ha Giang to escape the bustling city life. Where visitor can connect between nature & culture.

Hmong in Dong Van Karst Plateau

The unspoiled, majestic beauty of the “gray paradise” of Dong Van Karst Plateau promises to bring you a Ha Giang trip to discover the great land of the country with unforgettable experiences.

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Adventure lover, Photographer, so lo traveler, young people

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