Ha Giang – The Plateau of Rock Discovery – 3 Days / 2 Nights – Every Mon & Fri: Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geo park in Ha Giang Province has many gigantic beautiful scenery, special beautiful sites, diverse and endemic geological system, various groups of valuable and rare animals and vegetables, geological heritages at regional and international levels. This is really an attractive, adventure, travel destination of scientists and tourists.
Ha Giang – The Plateau of Rock Discovery - 3 Days / 2 Nights - Every Mon & Fri: bringing to you the most magnificent landscape in North Vietnam with zigzag mountainous trails and colorful ethnic minority culture. This trip to Ha Giang will undoubtedly leave you with unforgettable memories that can be created nowhere else in Vietnam.
Beautiful country roads.
Ha Giang attracts tourists by the spectacular, splendid and natural beauty. Come there, people will find themselves little in the vast nature and life becomes so much simpler than it used to be.
Dong Van ancient market.
Markets in Vietnam, especially mountainous markets, are the crib of culture. . Dong Van market is where you can find how the life of local is, the colour of life and the colours of culture are under the session of market.
Ma Pi Leng pass.
Ma Pi Leng Pass is in the complex of the geological park of Dong Van (Ha Giang), which is recognized as a global geological park. Explaining the real meaning of this name, local people say Ma Pi Leng means “horse’s bridge of the nose”. It expresses that this is a craggy Pass that horses are afraid of going through.
The Hmong King’s palace.
The Hmong king’s palace is in Sa Phin valley in Lung Phin Commune, Dong Van District at the base of a mountain, backed by cliffs and topped by a mass of clouds. During Meo King reign, the charismatic king attracted a lot of attention when he and other Meo residents joined forces with Ho Chi Minh to gain national freedom.
Trinh Tuong houses.
Trinh Tuong is the special kind of house in Ha Giang which is made by soil. Among the splendid nature are the simple little houses that make the beauty of wild and untouched Ha Giang.
Day 1: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Yen Minh.
Day 2: Yen Minh – Dong Van Plateau of Rock – Lung Cu – Ma Pi Leng Pass.
Day 3: Dong Van – Ha Giang – Hanoi.
5h00: You will meet our team at the gathering point in Hanoi (The Opera House) and depart to Ha Giang via Tuyen Quang province.
We arrive in Bac Quang town (Ha Giang province) to have lunch in a restaurant. After lunch, we continue our drive towards Dong Van stone plateau that was recognized to be the World Heritage – the Geography Park.We drop by Quan Ba town and take a walk up the observatory to enjoy Twin Mountain (Fairy Bosom) sightseeing – the unique special formation made by nature.
Then we arrive in Yen Minh town around late afternoon after passing the largest pine forest of Vietnam. Check in at a local guesthouse/hotel.
20h00: Dinner will be provided at the restaurant.
Overnight in your hotel in Ha Giang.
Having breakfast at your hotel before starting the city tour.
7h00: we continue our road trip to Dong Van plateau of rock. A stop will be made en route for visiting an authentic Hmong village in Lung Cam, and the residence of the Vuong family, still called “Palace of Hmong King” – the unique architecture still remains over 100 years within Plateau of Rock.
Then we will visit Lung Cu – the North Pole of Vietnam where you can see beautiful village landscapes down there. After having lunch and a short rest there, we start enjoying the most beautiful destination of the trip. It is Ma Pi Leng pass which connects Dong Van and Meo Vac. Dong Van and Meo Vac - the highest frontier points of Vietnam Nation bordering with China, were restricted in the past but lately are opened to welcome adventurous visitors. Terrains of rugged rock mountains are high and sharp, so the local people had spent 6 years to construct 20km of road. The workers even had to hang themselves to work on the rugger rock cliffs for 11 months. Finally, the road was completed and those workers named this thread road The Road of Happiness.
We can then enjoy one of the most spectacular landscapes of Indochina - Ma Pi Leng Pass. Ma Pi Leng means kneed-horse pass - this means the pass is so high that all horses passing by have to bend their knees to rest with exhaustion.
18h00: We will arrive in Dong Van old town, then we check in at a homestay (a lovely H’Mong traditional house with tourist services) and have dinner.After dinner, you will enjoy the night life there by walking peacefully through hung-lantern old streets.
Overnight in homestay.
After an early breakfast, you may have time to see how ethnic minorities in Ha Giang communicate and exchange in Dong Van market.
8h30: We start our road trip back to Ha Giang city.
After lunch at Ha Giang city, we continue our trip back to Hanoi.
20h30: We arrive back to Hanoi. Say goodbye and hope to see you again. End of services.
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