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Travel guide to Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark Vietnam for foreigners

1. Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark introduction

After visiting Hoang Su Phi Ha Giang, you continue to discover the land with Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark hidden among thin layers of dews and smoke. At the average height of 1000 to 1600 meters high above the water level, it spreads through four districts including Quan Ba Ha GiangYen Minh, Meo Vac, and Dong Van in Ha Giang. According to UNESCO, the spot is one of the special limestone mountains involving in the earth's crush development. There is a diversity in natural sceneries, natural phenomena and also in traditional culture. From Quan Ban and Yen Minh to Meo Vac, Dong Van, Dong Van karst plateau geopark Vietnam is in the gray color of the cat ear-rocks. Among the gray background are green terraces of corn and rice fields, showing how brave the locals are to earn their living on this rocky land. The attraction may be most beautiful when spring comes. At that time, the grey is replaced by the yellow of rape flowers. Peach and plum blossoms make old rooftops much more lively.

2. Attractions in Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark

  • H'Mong King Palace: It is a unique construction built in the 20th century in China style. Every detail was carefully decorated so that it still keeps its originated beauty. The house is 1000 meters large and has been recognized at a national architectural heritage. 
  • Lung Cu Flag Tower: Lung Cu is a historical destination in Vietnam. From the peak of the Rong Mountain, where Lung Cu Flag Tower is located, you can capture the view of Ha Giang surrounding. It is 1600 meters high above sea level. There is also Then Van valley on the left and Nho Que River on the right.
  • Ancient stone field: Located 17 kilometers far from the Xi Man District, there is a large group keeping traces of our ancestors. According to scientists, they have existed for more than 2000 years. The attraction is a favorite destination for whoever loves history discovery.
  • Mountainous markets: Like other mountainous areas in Northern Vietnam, Ha Giang is also famous for the market where local people come to meet friendly people in traditional costumes. They are not only trading centers but also the place of cultural exchange.


With our recommendation, we do hope you will have an interesting journey to Dong Van Karst Geopark as well as other attractions in Ha Giang North Vietnam. If there is more concern, comment for immediate response. 

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