3-Day Private Tour to the Rural Ethnic Villages in Ha Giang, Vietnam

This tour will take you through the beautiful mountainous rural Vietnam with our experienced friendly english speaking guides. You will visit the famous Karst Geopark. The Dong van Karst Plateau is a major geoheritage sight in Vietnam. Beyond the magnifiscent and breathtaking views, you will see a lot of rice fields and thousands of limestone rocks. You will also get the chance to go through Ethnic minority villages and therefore learn more about their lifestyle and culture.
Experience the local way: stay at homestays, eat traditional Vietnamese food, talk with locals…! We want to give you an immensely rewarding experience and life-long memories. Therefore we are more then happy to personalize this tour to your preferences, feel free to let us know if you have any specific requests, we will do our best to fulfil your needs.

You’ll start at

Hà Giang Or, you can also get picked up

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Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark

Stop: 10 hours 

Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark

During your first day you will see a big change in the scenery when you drive into the mountains before the town of Tam Son this place is called heavens gate which is 1500 metres above sea level. This is the first peak of what will lie ahead the rest of the tour. The tour takes you through the Karst Geopark. The Dong van Karst Plateau is a major geoheritage sight in Vietnam. You will see a lot of rice fields, thousands of limestone rocks and magnifiscent views. People will be working on the land and you can catch a glimpse of life on the countryside. Before driving in the town of Dong Van you will make a stop at the residence of the Vuong family, which is still called “Palace of Hmong King”. The trip continues to Dong Van town. Here you can walk around town, enjoy dinner and relax.

Tam Son

Stop: 9 hours

On the last day of the tour, after breakfast you will drive from Du Gia to the village of Lung Tam where you can learn about how the H’mong people weaving hemp to make traditional clothes. Lunch will be served in Tam Son Town. From there the tour will take you back through the beautiful landscape to Ha Giang City. Where you will arrive around 5p.m.


Ma Pi Leng Pass
Stop: 12 hours 
Ma Pi Leng Pass
On this day the tour will start at Dong Van town and will stop at the famous Ma Pi Leng pass where at the bottom you can see the Nho Que river, you will have have around 2 hours to trek and kayak on the revier. This pass is considered amongst the most beautiful pass in Vietnam. From there the drive will continue to Meo Vac town where you will have lunch. After lunch the tour will explore more distant villages like Mau Due and Lung Ho village. All along the way there will be plenty of stops to make beautiful pictures. This day ends at Du Gia village. Where will have a local Vietnamese dinner and stay the night.