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Thousands of visitors to Dong Van karst plateau Geopark

Source: Published:Feb 17,2011

 Numerous travellers visit to Vuong palace (Xa Phin commune, Dong Van district) during the traditional Tet holiday

During the traditional Tet holiday 2011, there were nearly 4.000 Domestic and foreign tourists to Dong Van karst plateau Geopark to excursion and travel. With total tourism revenue reached over 3 billion.

Under the instruction of Ha Giang province People’s Committee, all elevent districts has implemented well-orgnized culture, sports, entertainment and travel activities to meet local people and travellers’ needs. Performing the external politics very well, Vietnamese national visit to their homeland during Tet holiday.

In particular, after nearly 3 years to prepare, Dong Van karst plateau has been recognized as a member of the Global Geoparks Network. Creating an important premise for tourism development of the province,  Development of cultural community tourism villages as well as concerned about the investment and development of tourism infrastructure. Ha Giang has promoted powerful of tourism forms such as Ecotourism, adventure discovery travel, cultural tourism and so on. Ha Giang have alot of tourism sites has attracted numerous visitors to the city in the New Rabbit Year, namely, Dong Van karst plateau Geopark, Lung Cu flag tower, Dong Van Old street, Vuong Dynasty’s artistic architecture monument (Dong Van district), Co Tien double mountain (Quan Ba district); Ma Pi Leng Pass.

Come to Ha Giang, tourists enjoy not only the traditional food of all tribes but also yourself in the life of the highlanders. Especially, During the Lunar New Year 2011, they will have opportunity “muc so thi”the traditional festival of ethnic minorities of the province such as Long Tong Festival of Tay ethnic group, the Crop-praying festival of Dao ethnic minority, fighting Buffalo ceremony, fighting chicken festival. Etc Participate in traditional games like pushing stick, throwing con, walking on stilts, jumping .etc It’s cultural identity of the ethnic groups.

Numerous culture, information and sports activities; the traditional festival took place in the Lunar New Year to attract tourists ; to meet enjoy the culture and spirit of people’ needs better and better as well as contributing preserve and promote cultural identity of the ethnic groups. Infrastructure and human resources for tourism activities is an investment by province. Traditional handricaft development to create produsts for tourism.