The Beauty of Dong Van Karst Plateau
Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark is famous for its untouched natural landscapes that have existed for 400-600 million years.
|Bac Sum sloping road starts from Minh Tan commune, Vi Xuyen district and heads to Quyet Tien commune Quan Ba district of Ha Giang. Photo: DoanhnghiepVietnam|
The area attracts tourists with the beauty of its majestic mountains, traditional culture of the ethnic minority groups and flower seasons.
|Sung La Valley - "The rose" of Dong Van Karst Plateau. Photo: DoanhnghiepVietnam|
Buckwheat flower field in Sung La valley. Photo: DoanhnghiepVietnam
Wandering on the roads of Dong Van Karst Plateau, visitors will be amazed by sites including the sea of clouds on Quan Ba Heaven Gate, Bac Sum winding slope, Sung La Valley pretty buckwheat flower fields, Mong King Mansion, Lung Cu flag tower and Moon Rock.
|Children in Ha Giang smile to welcome visitors. Photo: DoanhnghiepVietnam|
Dong Van Stone Plateau is home to ethnic minorities such as Mong, Dao, Tay, Nung, Lo Lo, Pu Peo. They have a unique lifestyle and culture.
Visitors can see the beautiful natural scenery along with the diverse culture and the Northern mountains of Vietnam.
|The Mong’s house with a stone fence is the setting in the movie "Pao's Story". Photo: DoanhnghiepVietnam|
The houses in Sung La are close to each other. They belong to 36 households of Mong, Lo Lo and Han ethnic groups. The house in the film "Pao’s Story" is also here.
|Visitors take photos at the buckwheat field in Lung Cam Village, Sung La Commune. Photo: DoanhnghiepVietnam|
The Mong King Mansion is located in a valley in Sa Phin commune, Dong Van district, Ha Giang.
The mansion covers an area of nearly 3,000m2. The construction cost 15,000 French Indochina Piastre, equivalent to 150 billion Vietnamese dong.
|The Mong King Mansion is hundreds of years old, located in a valley in Sa Phin commune, Dong Van district. Photo: DoanhnghiepVietnam|
|Tourists visit the mansion. Photo: DoanhnghiepVietnam|
|Inside the Mong King Mansion. Photo: DoanhnghiepVietnam|
The majesty of the mountains and forests, the wild and poetic natural landscape, and the culture and hospitality of people in Dong Van Karst Plateau draw tourists.
Although nature is harsh as the land is mainly covered by limestone, the flowers still bloom.
|Nho Que river looks like winding green silk, surrounded by majestic mountains. Photo: DoanhnghiepVietnam|
|Moon Rock is created by thousands of limestone rocks stretching into the distance. Photo: DoanhnghiepVietnam|
|Green corn season on Dong Van rocky plateau |
Under the summer rain, Dong Van plateau is covered in verdant cornfields, bringing a sense of refreshment to the northern mountain province
|Three ancient towns in Vietnam allure avid travelers |
Bestowed with the nostalgic and antique beauty, ancient towns of Dong Van, Hoi An and Hanoi old quarter allure a large number of visitors.
|Mind-blowing scenery of Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark |
Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark was official 77th member of the Global Geopark Network on 3/10/2010 which is the first global Geopark in Viet Nam, ...