Today: 05/03/2024 11:29:02 (GMT+7)
THE SPECIALIZED PAGE OF BAC GIANG NEWSPAPER ONLINE

UNESCO geopark Dong Van Plateau to collect fees from tourists for overnight stay

Authorities in the northern mountain province of Ha Giang plan to charge visitors a fee for staying overnight on the Dong Van karst plateau, a UNESCO global geopark.

Hoang Xuan Don, head of the Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark management, said the province is finalizing a plan to collect VND30,000 ($1.27) per night for adults and VND15,000 for children.

UNESCO geopark, Dong Van Plateau, collect fees from tourists, overnight stay, Ha Giang province, improve infrastructure,  fund conservation efforts

Tu San Canyon at the foot of Ma Pi Leng mountain pass in Ha Giang Province in northern Vietnam.

The money would be used to improve infrastructure and fund conservation efforts, he said.

Stretching over 2,356 square kilometers in four districts, Quang Ba, Yen Minh, Dong Van, and Meo Vac, the geopark has towering limestone formations, jagged cliffs and captivating karst peaks.

It has popular tourist destinations such as Lung Cu Flag Tower, Dong Van ancient town and Ma Pi Leng mountain pass.

Ha Giang has long been popular with western backpackers who seek to brave the elements and winding roads to conquer the 350-kilometer-long loop that takes three to five days to complete, depending on the weather.

Earlier this year the New York Times newspaper in the U.S. named Ha Giang one of the 52 best places to visit this year.

Four best diving spots in Vietnam
Vietnam's coastline stretches for thousands of kilometers and features captivating underwater experiences at its four premier diving sites. The rich marine biodiversity of Vietnam’s offshore waters makes them an ideal destination for scuba diving enthusiasts. The diving community in Vietnam is known for being friendly and enthusiastic, and the country also attracts snorkelers from around the world.
 
Hanoi named world's top solo travel destination
Hanoi has topped a list as the world’s trending city for solo travel while Ho Chi Minh City ranked sixth, according to a report by U.K.-based adventure travel company Explore Worldwide.
 
Yen The creates highlight in tourism
(BGO) – The Resolution of Yen The district Party Congress (Bac Giang province) in 2020-2025 tenure worked out the policy to promote the development of historical - cultural - spiritual, ecological and community tourism. The picture of Yen The tourism has had positive change thanks to the effective methods.
 
Efforts made to make tourism in the land of Phoenix take off
(BGO) - This term, Yen Dung district is determined to develop three types of tourism, including culture-spirituality; eco-resort; entertainment-sports and other tourism products imbued with the local traditional cultural identity.
 
Bai Xep: A pristine age-old village in Binh Dinh Province
Bai Xep is an age-old fishing village on the coast in Quy Hoa, Ghenh Rang Ward, Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh Province. Located about 13km from the downtown of Quy Nhon City, the fishing village attracts many domestic and foreign tourists thanks to its pristine natural beauty.
 

Source: VnExpress

UNESCO geopark, Dong Van Plateau, collect fees from tourists, overnight stay, Ha Giang province, improve infrastructure, fund conservation efforts
 
New comment has just been added. Click here
Sort:NewBest News