A Chinese border town at one end of the spectacular Dong Van - Meo Vac drive, Meo Vac is also home to one of the most interesting Sunday markets in Ha Giang province.
Ha Giang is not only attractive to young people who love moving with its winding roads, stone fences or soil-wall houses but also with colorful flowers, white plum blossom, peach blossoms, yellow cauliflower... and especially buckwheat flowers.
During December, the cold mountainous wind in incipient winter, the season to grow mustard greens on rock, the vegetable flowers shoot silently extracting fresh flowers, painting a more sprawling Ha Giang. After buckwheat flower season, people are fascinated by mustard greens flowers. Roaming in Ha Giang in this season, flowers are everywhere, but they cannot convey the spirit of the mountainous landscape as mustard greens flowers in the translucent highlands.
Ha Giang Province is famous for Dong Van Geopark which is recognized as a Karst Plateau Global Geopark by UNESCO. The gateway to the geopark is called Quan Ba by local people meaning skydoor due to its height and the fact that fog always covers the top, which makes people think it is the door to the sky.
Sung La valley Dong Van Ha Giang. The house has special walls which are made from soil & mixed with straw, about 40-60cm in thickness. This house is 100 years old and it was used for making film “Pao’s story” which was then awarded several international prizes. The house became famous since then and lots of visitors came to see its architecture. Coming to Lung Cam culture-tourism village in Sung La commune,Dong Van district,you will have special feelings about human beauty, the character of material culture and non –material culture that is still preserved here