UNESCO expert joined a field survey to examine the 5th tourism route in Cao Bang Geopark

Thursday - 05/10/2023 05:43
From August 16th to August 17th, the Management Board of Non nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in cooperated with the Management Board of Dong Van Karst Plateau (Ha Giang Province) to a conduct a field survey to evaluate the 5th route connecting the two UNESCO Global Geoparks through Meo Vac Distric (Ha Giang), and Bao Lac, Bao Lam Districts (Cao Bang).
The team evaluated the values and situations of geosites.

Mr. Guy Martini, Senior Advisor, Chairperson of UNESCO Global Geoparks Council and representatives of the Districts of Meo Vac, Bao Lac and Bao Lam participated in the survey.
The field survey aimed at evaluating values, current conditions of geological, cultural, biodiversity sites and infrastructure system for tourism development, etc. expected to be included in the route. According to the results of the field survey and detailed evaluation of selected geosites, the team will compile a report to submit capable authorities for final assessment for the development of the 5th route connecting the two Geoparks.


UNESCO expert examined the Nong’s mansion (Cao Bang Province).

In Cao Bang Province, the team conducted a field survey at the following sites: Coffee Stop River View, Bao Lac town, Quan Thanh De Temple, The Nong’s mansion, Ban Phuong view, Khau Coc Cha Pass, Thom Lom lake, view point and coral fossil, Karst landscape in Can Nong Commune and Cao Bang city.

The 5th tourism route is rich of geosites.

The 5th route is highly evaluated by the UNESCO expert and the survey team. The route consists of rich geological and cultural sites and heritages of all types suitable for developing the experiential route, attract tourists and create livelihood for local population, promoting the tourism potential of Bao Lac town and Xuan Truong Commune.

Developing the route will attract tourists and create livelihood for local population.

On August 18th, the expert met with the Provincial People’s Committee on the progress of the preparation for the 8th Asia Pacific Geoparks Network Symposium in Cao Bang in 2024 and primarily field survey of the 5th route connecting Non nuoc Cao Bang UNESCO Global Geopark and Dong Van Karst Plateau UNESCO Global Geopark.

The team conducted a field survey at Quan Thanh De Temple, Bao Lac District (Cao Bang Province).

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