3-day Trekking in Ha Giang - Dong Van Karst Plateau
Dong Van Karst Plateau is one of Vietnam’s special limestone areas, housing prominent imprints that depict the development of the earth’s crust. It is a spectacular place part of the UNESCO World Heritage List offering incredible mountain passes such as Ma Pi Leng Pass, rivers and ethnic villages. Dong Van Geopark is home to 17 ethnic groups, creating a unique and rich cultural heritage worth visiting.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- 2x Breakfast
- 2x Dinner
- 3x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 2 nights
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Experienced English-speaking guide
- All sightseeing tickets (travel permit)
- Limousine bus or Sleeper bus Hanoi - Ha Giang x2 ways
- Entry/Admission - Quan Ba Heaven Gate
- Entry/Admission - Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark
- Entry/Admission - Lung Tam village
What's excluded :
- Tips for guide and driver
Day 1: Hanoi (-1) - Ha Giang City - Quan Ba – Yen Minh
Stop At: Quan Ba Heaven Gate, Tam Son Town, Quan Ba 310000 Vietnam
Pick-up in Hanoi Old Quarter the day before by Limousine bus (hotel not included) or Sleeper bus.
After having breakfast at your hotel, you will take an easy walk to visit Thon Tha Village, the village of the Tay people. You will have a peaceful feeling while contemplating the scenery of stilt houses with thatch roves and palm trees. Continue driving up to the highland region of Ha Giang, the scenery is getting more and more stunning with high passes and august mountains. You will have opportunities to enjoy wonderful views and take photos of Quan Ba pass and Quan Ba Heaven Gate. Arriving in Yen Minh town, you will spend the rest of the day rambling around a hill tribe village near the town. Then check in your hotel and relax. Free time in the evening.
Duration: 7 hours
Accommodation included: Hotel in Yen Minh
Day 2: Yen Minh – Dong Van – Meo Vac (Karst Geopark)
Stop At: Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark, Sa Phin, Ha Giang 310000 Vietnam
Breakfast at your hotel driving through Dong Van Karst Geopark, a unique combination between Geo and cultural heritages. Up to 80% of the karst formations of Dong Van Plateau are limestone formed by environment conditions and different development stages of nature. On the way, the car will mark stops to take photos and enjoy amazing scenery. You will learn about the local life and the culture of the hill tribes such as the H’mong in Lung Cam village and the residence of the Vuong family also known as 'Palace of H'mong King'.
After lunch, we continue driving towards Meo Vac town, marking several stops on the way to admire the scenery and take photos of Ma Pi Leng Pass. Arriving in Meo Vac, check into a local hotel and rest. Then if time permits, we will have the opportunity to visit a H'mong village near town. Dinner and overnight in Meo Vac.
Duration: 7 hours
Accommodation included: Hotel in Meo Vac
Day 3: Meo Vac – Ha Giang city - Hanoi (+1)
Stop At: Lung Tam village, Lùng Tám, Quản Bạ, Hà Giang, Vietnam
After breakfast, we start our road trip back to Ha Giang town. If today is Sunday, you will have a colorful morning as there is a local market which takes place right in the town centre. The market gather local people who live in the karst plateau and the H'Mong ethnic minority . They trade here their domestic and farming products. This will be a great chance to hunt beautiful photos of local faces in their traditional dresses.
Upon our arrival in Quan Ba, Yen Minh, we will make a stop in Lung Tam village, a H'mong village where you will learn how local villagers weave brocades. After lunch at Quan Ba, we continue our trip back to Ha Giang. Arrival in Ha Giang City around 5pm.
Return to Hanoi by Limousine bus the following day (hotel not included) or Sleeper bus.
Duration: 7 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.