Dong Van Karst Plateau

The Dong Van karst plateau (or Plain of Dong Van) is a rocky plateau spreading over four districts of Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Dong Van and Meo Vac in Ha Giang Province, Vietnam.

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

How to Make Dong Van karst plateau is special?

Dong Van stone plateau is one of the special limestone karst areas. It's containing typical markers of the history of the earth's crust development, natural phenomena, unique landscape of aesthetics and biodiversity. With high traditional value culture of the community of indigenous people.

Dong Van plateau has enough convergence factors to become a global geological park: mineral geology, rich natural resources. Beside that the cultural identity is also very unique and impressive. Such as the culture of the Mong, Lo Lo, Pu Pu, Dao. The Dong Van karst plateau is also home to many of the nation's recognized monuments. There are Vuong's architectural monument, Lung Cu flagpost, Dong Van ancient town, Ma Phi Leng Pass, Quan Ba ​​twin mountain.

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 Phi Leng pass. It's one of the most four beautiful pass in Vietnam, the Nho Que River is blue as a strip of silk crossing the mountains, 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.

It currently has more than 250,000 people living with 17 ethnic minorities, 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 way to escape the bustling city life. Where visitor can connect between nature & culture.

Hmong in Dong Van Karst Plateau

It's great for

  • Adventure lover, Photographer, so lo traveler, young people

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