Last updated on November 16th, 2016 at 09:03 am
Dong Van Ha Giang offers beautiful off the beaten path cycling holidays in north east Vietnam. Some of best north Vietnam bicycle tours are arranged around Dong Van include Dong Van bike adventures, Dong Van cycling holidays, northeast Vietnam road cycling tours, biking northern Vietnam, and Dong Van mountain biking trip. Dong Van Ha Giang is a mountainous district of Ha Giang Province in the northeast region of Vietnam.
Dong Van Map
Dong Van district covers an area of 447 km². It is is divided into 2 townships and 17 communes including Dong Van, Pho Bang, Ho Quang Phin, Lung Cu, Lung Phin, Lung Tao, Lung Thau, Ma Le, Pho Cao, Sa Phin, Sang Tung, Sinh Lung, Sung La, Sung Trai, Ta Lung, Ta Phin, thai Phin Tung, and Van Chai.
Getting to Dong Van Ha Giang
The best way to get to Dong Van from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought to Ha Giang city. From Ha Giang city, you can either take Ha Giang local bus or hire motor-taxi to get to Dong Van. Those who are on budget can take a public bus at My Dinh bus station in Hanoi. Bus journey takes about 6-7 hours.
Booking a guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended. An English-speaking guide is helpful in such off the beaten path place like Dong Van Ha Giang.
Dong Van Weather
Climatically, Ha Giang province has two seasons, dry and monsoon, dependent on the altitude of the region. The two northern Indochinese climatic zones on the border influence the climate in that part of the province. The lower areas in the province comprise low hills, the Lo River Valley and the town of Ha Giang. In Cao Bo district, dry season lasts from mid-September until the end of May, and the balance period of the year is the rainy season. However, in Du Gia district the wet season sets in one month earlier.
The average annual temperature in Dong Van is 22.78 °C (73.00 °F); the monthly averages range from a low of 15.48 °C (59.86 °F) in January to a high of 27.88 °C (82.18 °F) in July. The annual rainfall in Dong Van is 2,430.1 millimetres (95.67 in); the monthly average varies from a low of 31.5 millimetres (1.24 in) in December to a high of 515.6 millimetres (20.30 in) in July. The average annual humidity level is 84%. More about Vietnam weather.
Cycling in Dong Van Vietnam
Cycling is a great way to discover Dong Van, one of best Vietnam’s hidden places in Ha Giang province. Dong Van district has sealed, paved cycle routes, single dirt tracks, mountain bike trails, backroads cycling offering fantastic bike rides for enthusiastic road cyclists and mountain bikers. We have a range of road cycling holidays and mountain bike tours around Dong Van and the north east Vietnam region, providing options for both those who want some mountain challenges and those who prefer long flat rides.
Ha Giang Holiday Packages
Check out our best Ha Giang holiday packages including not only Ha Giang Vietnam cycling tours, Ha Giang bicycling trip, Vietnam Ha Giang cycling vacation, Ha Giang mountain biking tour, but also other road trips, scooter, motorbike, motorcycle tours, community, educational, student travel are arranged in Ha Giang province, northern Vietnam. Join these all-inclusive Ha Giang tour packages to discover a non-touristy district of Ha Giang province as well as other less traveled places in the north east Vietnam.
Ha Giang Travel Places
- Bac Me
- Bac Quang
- Dong Van
- Ha Giang city
- Hoang Su Phi
- Meo Vac
- Quan Ba
- Quang Binh
- Vi Xuyen
- Xin Man
- Yen Minh