Tay Nguyen Vietnam - a mysterious place that is waiting for you to discover
Tay Nguyen Vietnam belongs to the Middle of Vietnam, including 5 provinces Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, and Lam Dong. Departing from Ho Chi Minh City to some provinces in Tay Nguyen by car will take you more or less than 9 hours.
WHERETO is going to introduce you to some special destinations in tour travelling to Tay Nguyen Vietnam.
1. Draysap Waterfall (Krong K’No District, Dak Nong Province)
Draysap Waterfall (Krong K’No District, Dak Nong Province) pouring down from the top to valley becomes breath-taking pillars of water particles - Photo: Internet
Draysap Waterfall is a waterfall on Serepok river, belonging to Nam Ha Commune, Krong K’No District, Dak Nong Province.
Draysap Waterfall pouring down from the top to valley becomes a large number of water particles as fog. Contemplating the unspoiled beauty of Draysap Waterfall will help you feel grateful to Mother Nature for generating such a fairy-like scenery.
2. Don Village (Buôn Đôn, Dak Lak Province)
Going to Don Village (Buôn Đôn), Dak Lak Province to contemplate typical long houses - Photo: Internet
Don Village is a well-known tourist attraction belonging to Don Village District, Dak Lak Province. Going to Don Village, tourists will have an opportunity to find out about the wild elephant hunting and domesticating tradition, visiting the pure landscape of the village, going on a suspension bridge, contemplating waterfall or several hundred-meter long houses of local people and so on.
An experience you should not miss when going to Don Village is to ride elephant over the river or through the forest.
Riding elephant is the major transportation of Don Village (Dak Lak Province) and unique in Vietnam - Photo: Internet
3. Pa Sy Waterfall (Pa Sỹ, Kon Plong District, Kon Tum Province)
Pa Sy Waterfall (Kon Plong District, Kon Tum Province) is a spectacular waterfall amongst vast primeval forest - Photo: Internet
Pa Sy Waterfall belongs to Kon Tu Village, Mang Canh Commune, Kon Plong District, Kon Tum Province. Pa Sy Waterfall is approximately 1.500m above sea level, lying in the center of Pa Sy Waterfall Ecological Tourist Park which is 25ha in dimension.
The natural and plain beauty of Pa Sy Waterfall will definitely win tourists who love nature.
In addition, at Pa Sy Waterfall Ecological Tourist Park, tourists can contemplate millions of wood statues featuring deeply national character, enjoying fresh and pleasant nature.
4. Mang Den Town (Măng Đen, Kon Tum Province)
A beautiful lake in Mang Den Town (Kon Tum Province) - Photo: Internet
Mang Den Town belongs to Kon Plong District, Kon Tum Province. There has primeval forest, red pine forest, many ponds and waterfalls.
Going to Mang Den Town, tourists will have an opportunity to go to see picturesque and peaceful sceneries.
In Mang Den Town, you should taste the special flavor of bamboo-tube rice, sturgeon fish, drinking Ruou Can (wine drunk out of a jar through pipes)
Bamboo-tube rice is a type of sticky rice, soaking with pandanus amaryllifolius to gain good smell, putting it into bamboo tubes (the trunk of bamboo) and roasting it on fire. When it is completely cooked, split the bamboo tubes, at that time rice is sticky and delicious beyond description.
Bamboo-tube rice with a good smell of pandanus amaryllifolius eaten with sesame salt (including peanut, sesame, salt) - Photo: Internet
Sturgeon fish in Mang Den Town is fresher than those in other places because of fresh and refreshing climate.
Sturgeon fish is made into various tasty dishes like grilled fish, hotpot, etc.
Ruou Can (wine drunk out of a jar through pipes) is a specific drink of Tay Nguyen Vietnam. To make Ruou Can, people brew some common cereals such as corn, manioc, glutinous rice, sorghum, etc. When drinking, people use long bamboo straws to drink.
Ruou Can is a specific drink of Tay Nguyen Vietnam - Photo: Internet
5. T’Nung Pond (Pleiku City, Gia Lai Province)
T’Nung Pond was formed from mouth of a volcano that was inactive millions years ago - Photo: Internet
T’Nung Pond is an oval fresh pond lying in Pleiku City, Gia Lai Province. It is 230ha in dimension, attracting almost tourists due to its unspoiled beauty.
The pond’s name - T-nung - means “sea on mountain”. It was formed from mouth of a volcano that was inactive millions years ago.
If enjoy fishing, you can put an angle at T’Nung Pond and immediately enjoy these fish on beautiful river bank with the lovely sound of wild birds.
* Some tourist agencies have developed Ho Chi Minh City - Buon Me Thuot - Pleiku - KonTum tour
- Hoa Binh Tourist
- Lua Viet
- Viet Net Travel
* Saigon Tourist
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