Dong Trieu Quang Ninh, one of the 14 rural districts of Quang Ninh Province is located in the north-east region of Vietnam, about 4 hour drive from Hanoi. Dong Trieu district covers an area of 397 km². It might not be an ideal place for trekking, hiking. But the area offers beautiful off the beaten path road cycling tours which can be arranged for those discover Vietnam countryside and rural villages.

Dong Trieu is divided into 6 wards and 15 communes including Dong Trieu, Mao Khe, Xuan Son, Kim Son, Hung Dao, Duc Chinh, Nguyen Hue, Hong Phong, Trang An, Viet Dan, Tan Viet, Binh Duong, Yen Tho, Yen Duc, Hoang Que, Trang Luong, Binh Khe, Hong Thai Dong, Hong Thai Tay, An Sinh, and Thuy An.

When to go

Dong Trieu’s climate is symbolic of the climate of North Vietnam weather; featuring all four seasons. In summer, it is hot, humid and rainy, while monsoons flourish. The average annual temperature recorded is 22.9 °C. In winter, it is cold (between 1 and 3 °C), dry, and sees little rainfall (between 150 mm and 400 mm). The average humidity is 82 percent. Annual average rainfall, influenced by north-eastern monsoons, varies between 1,700 mm and 2,400 mm (maximum recorded is 2751 mm), with rainfall concentrated in the summer months for 90 to 170 days, particularly in July and August.

Getting to Dong Trieu

The best way to get to Dong Trieu from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought straight to Dong Trieu. The journey takes about 4 hours on road. Those who are on budget can take local public bus from My Dinh/Gia Lam/Giap Bat bus station. Taking a guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended. A guide is really helpful in such an off the beaten track place like Dong Trieu Vietnam.

Best things to do and see


Dong Trieu is not an ideal district for trekking, hiking in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam. If you have the idea of being the first person to take a hike in Dong Trieu we can arrange that trip for you.


Cycling in Dong Trieu Vietnam to discover another Vietnam off the beaten path place which still stays away from mass tourism. Dong Trieu district has sealed, paved roads offering fantastic bike rides for enthusiastic road cyclists and countryside explorers. We have a range of road cycling trips and easy family bike tours around Dong Trieu and Quang Ninh region, providing options for both those who want some easy fun day bicycle tours and those who prefer long flat rides.

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