Dong Van Stone Plateau – A Majestic and Magnificent Destination

  • Traveling to Dong Van stone plateau is a chance to test your courage by climbing high abyss. But in return, you are immersed in nature, live with the poor but still get full of joy and happiness in life. You will also be released in the sound of the flute. Maybe after a Vietnam motorcycle tour to Dong Van, you will love this peaceful land and do not want to leave this place.

    General Information about Dong Van Stone Plateau
    Dong Van Stone Plateau is a mountainous and rocky region located 1along 4C Road. This plateau is about 132 km from Ha Giang town and is well-known for being a beautiful, wonderful and majestic destination in the north.
    The Dong Van plateau is about 1,000-1,600 m above sea level, covering an area of nearly 2,356 km², extending across Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Meo Vac and Dong Van districts of Ha Giang province. This is one of the special limestone areas of the country, bearing typical markers of the history of the crust. Dong Van accounts for 80% of limestone formations, made up of very different environmental conditions and the periods of development lasts for hundreds of millions of years.

    How to Move to Dong Van Stone Plateau
    From TP. Ha Giang, you should ride along the 4C Highway, about 43km to Quan Ba district; then continue along this road through the dangerous Can Ty Pass with huge forests, steep slopes, and deep abysses, then you can reach the districts of Yen Minh, Dong Van, and MeoVac to explore the stone plateau.

    Places To Discover When Traveling To Dong Van
    When experiencing your Vietnam motorcycle tour to Dong Van, besides contemplating the majestic stone plateau you can also admire a variety of attractive locations:

    Architectural vestiges of the Vuong
    It is a unique work built in the early 20th century, simulated by Chinese architecture (Man Thanh) with curves, sharp lines, sophisticated stations. This is not only a mansion but also a fortress between the rocky plateau in the historical period. This area is about 1,000 square meters and was recognized as a national architectural monument. This residence has been restored and become a unique point of travel to the plateau of Dong Van.

    The ancient town of Dong Van
    This ancient town was built nearly a century ago, with typical features of the highland people with walls, yin-yang tiles, stone floors. The start of the street is the old market, built with roof tiles and yin-yang. The old town of Dong Van has more than 40 houses of 100-300 years, in which the house of the Luong family is identified as the oldest one. On the full moon night, the entire street is full of lights with red lanterns in various sizes, there are also foods and other cultural activities.

    Lung Cu flag tower
    This is a tourist destination which has a historical significance. Standing on the top of Lung Cu, you can look around the majestic landscape around. Lung Cu flag pole is located at an average elevation of 1,600 meters above sea level; the left side is Then Van valley, the right side is the NhoQue Riverhead.

    Ancient Stone Site
    About 17 km from the center of Xi Man District, there is a group of stones carved with signs on it, according to scientists, these engravings exist about 2,000 years. There are about 7 large stone slabs and 2 huge rocks on which there are 80 sculptures engraved ... Stone carvings are an attractive place for scientists and visitors to explore, learn history.

    Highland Market
    Ha Giang, as well as many other mountainous areas, often have a kind of market called as fair. This place is not only a form of economic organization but also a deep and deep cultural tradition, containing traditional cultural values. This is not only a place to exchange goods, serve consumption but it is also the most typical expression for the ethnic cultural identity of the uplands.

    Riding to Dong Van, you can get the full joy of admiring the majestic landscape with terraced fields, beautiful fields of flowers and fascinating ethnic cultural highland. With these wonderful and amazing beauties, Dong Van will be the charming and attractive destin