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Lo Lo Chai: "Homestay" village and Café North Pole in Rocky Plateau

You may be familiar with the name of Ha Giang stone plateau with Hoang Su Phi terraced fields, Lung Cu flagpole - country's North pole or buckwheat flower. There were a lot of magazines including me writing about those special things in Ha Giang.

But ..

With the desire to bring the latest, interesting and latest travel information in Vietnam to tourists and international friends, we always update the destinations and wonderful experiences all over Vietnam every day, especially in northern Vietnam to bring you the most useful information.

In this article, we want to take you to Lo Lo Chai - "Homestay" village and Café North Pole in Rocky Plateau.

Lo Lo Chai: "Homestay" village and Café North Pole in Rocky Plateau
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Lo Lo Chai village is considered to be one of the most remote villages in the North of Vietnam because it is located at the foot of Lung Cu National Flag Tower, the country's North pole in Lung Cu Commune, Dong Van District.

Lo Lo Chai village in Dong Van, Ha Giang is a place where visitors can experience a rich form of local community tourism.

From Lung Cu flagpole looking down, Lo Lo Chai village stands out prominently among the rocky plateau, with its walls still intact, covered with tile roofs.

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Wherever in Lo Lo Chai village, 1.4 km from Lung Cu flagpole, visitors can also see the national flag on the top of Long Son mountain. This is home to nearly 100 households, most of them are Lo Lo ethnic people.

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The main road leads into the village center. In the last three years, with support from many sources, Lo Lo Chai has become a cultural tourism community village with homestays of high quality Dong Van stone plateau.

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The homestays are designed and renovated from the existing foundation of the old Lo Lo houses: from walls, walls according to the earthen wall architecture, to the old tile roofs, stone fence walls.

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In addition to serving sleeping, cultural experiences, visitors also enjoy local traditional dishes. Weekend evenings, many cultural and cultural performances of Lo Lo community take place at the village's cultural house.

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The Café of the North Pole is the most famous destination in the village, it is crowded with visitors when checking in Lung Cu. The founder of this facility is Japanese Yasushi Ogura. Having come to Vietnam for a long time and fell in love with the northernmost area of ​​Lung Cu, he was keen to be a model of coffee here, changing the perception towards community tourism, improving the lives of indigenous people.

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Mr. Yasushi Ogura invested to buy furniture, tables and chairs, invited people to teach Ms. Luc Thi Thao (the owner of this old house) basic communication English, how to make coffee and drinks. All business activities were then handed over to the husband and wife, Ms. Thao.

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The gate leads to the house, the cafe of Ms. Thao. Surrounded by stone fences, the shop brings architectural space in the traditional style of Lo Lo people, earth embankment walls and tile roofs.

In front of the gate is an ancient peach tree. In spring, the trees give crimson flowers, the summer is blue and the fruit is blooming.

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Many tourists suddenly came to a deserted place and could still enjoy delicious coffee drinks, full wifi service like in town or city. "What is more wonderful than the feeling of enjoying coffee in the border area, watching the peace of Lo Lo Chai village ... which Dong Van town is gradually losing because of the noisy rhythm, the speed of tourism too fast, "one tourist said.

This place allowing you to discover Ha Giang's beautiful regional diversity when you try all of the experiences. Grab your friends for a fun, foodie-friendly road trip and learn new things along the way. Or try them out by yourself and meet new friends in different destinations during each experience!
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