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Ha Giang Local Tours
Dong Van Karst Plateau UNESCO Global Geopark is located in the northeastern province of Ha Giang, a mountainous province located in the far north of Viet Nam. Most of its surface is limestone (about 60%). Its landscape is spectacular and unique having high mountains and deep canyons. The highest peak is Mieu Vac Mount (1971m) while Tu San is the deepest Canyon (700-800 m deep).
Is Ha Giang worth it? There is no doubt that you will not fall in love with Ha Giang. So my answer is YES. DEFINITELY YES. Ha Giang had been on my list for some time. I told myself that I am not leaving Vietnam without seeing it with my own eyes. I can’t believe I hadn’t heard of this place years ago. Since Ha Giang is not frequently featured in itineraries to travel through Vietnam, I feel I need to explain why this was my absolute favorite destination in the country. Ha Giang province is located in the most northern part of Vietnam, about 400 km northwest of Hanoi. This remote and mysterious province is a showcase of unbelievable mountain landscapes, limestone walls, roaring rivers, smiling people and hundreds of kids. Apart from its stunning scenery, Ha Giang is a home to many different ethnic tribes like H’mongs. That is why Ha Giang is a great opportunity to peek into the rural way of living. It’s all very laid-back and serene, just how the Vietnam experience should be.
We are a local travel agency in Ha Giang. Our aims are responsible tours with local guides, which help tourists get to know the local tribal cultures and magnificent landscapes of Hagiang.
This also helps to improve local peole's lives by providing jobs (from guiding by local guides and staying in tribal homestays), protect the environment, and maintain the rich cultures of ethnic people here such as Hmong, Tay, Dzao, Nung, Lo Lo and so on
We are not just tourist guides, but also your travel buddies. Can't wait to see you!
Attractions in Dong Van
Total number of population in Dong Van district is 73.000 people with 15.000 households (in 2014), including 17 ethnic groups living in 225 villages. Hmong people occupy 87%, and remaining other ethnic groups such as Nung, Dao, Lo Lo, Pu Peo, Tay. Dong Van residents work in agriculture for living, especially they bring the soil to the holes on the mountain, then grown corn there. In the flat area such as Pho Cao, Pho Bang town, Ta Lung, Pho La, they cultivate some food crops, but not many. The people in Dong Van live together with the rock, they use rock to make house, to keep soil for growing corn, break the rock to find water… and make walls to protect houses and our countries.