The heart of
the karst plateau

The Final Frontier. The heart of the karst plateau. Home of surreal rock terrains.
Serene, bustling market town. Dong Van is all of them.

Where to go

Lung Cu Flagpole

The Lung Cu flagpole boldly stands at Vietnam’s northernmost point. Under the flagpole lies Lo Lo Chai, a village inhabited by one of Vietnam’s most unique minorities.

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Pao’s house

The Lung Cam village charms visitors with its beautiful roses, delightful rapeseed flowers, and the smiles of the minority children there. Walk in and see the traditional Hmong house that serve as movie sets in the Vietnamese classic “Story of Pao”.

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Hmong King’s Palace

While the Hmong Kingdom of the Vuong family did not last, their palace has stood the test of time. Today, visitors wander about its courts to contemplate its timeless beauty.

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Things to do

Sip a cup of coffee at Dong Van old town

Sip a cup of coffee at Dong Van old town

Enjoy a cup of coffee under the brightly lit red lanterns of “Café Pho Co”, a 102-year-old space of serenity. Or immerse yourself in the noises of Dong Van market in “Café Pho Xua,” an open air venue.

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Trek through the mountains

Trek through the mountains

Dong Van offers plenty of trekking routes with magnificient views and curious sights. Trek the hillside to the bed of the Nho Que river or the rock forest of Sung La.

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Where to stay and eat

Comfort and affordability

Comfort and affordability

The bustling Dong Van town has some of the nicest hotels in the Ha Giang province.

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Enjoy the minorities’ delicacies at Dong Van Market

Enjoy the minorities’ delicacies at Dong Van Market

For generations, the minorities of Ha Giang have held their market outside the Dong Van old town.

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You may also find

See what you may also encounter along the way!