Central Highland Vietnam travel – Conquering Top 5 Must-see Destinations
Attracting millions of travelers each year, Central Highland Vietnam is undoubtedly a great tourist destination for those wishing to discover the majestic beauty of mountains. Read on to see the top destinations for your Central Highland Vietnam travel.
Along with Sapa and Ha Giang in the North, Central Highland in the Middle is regarded as one of the most favored tourist attractions in Vietnam. If you are a mountain-lover, it would be a big pity if you travel to Vietnam but do not pay a visit to this cultural and adventurous region – Central Highland Vietnam. Not only famous for its high-valued cultures, Central Highland Vietnam attracts travelers by the wild of mountains and herds of elephant. Especially, taking a deeper discovery into the jungle, tourists will be amazed by its stunning beauty with different kinds of flowers and trees as well as the marvelous waterfalls and rivers.
The mountains seem to dominate the horizon whatever directions we look. They look like huge green dinosaurs laying down for a nap and never waking up. But do not worry, a lot of romantic places are waiting for us to conquer.
Dalat – “a little Paris” of Vietnam
As a small city to the south of Central Highland, Dalat is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam. Going by many charming names like “a little Paris” of Vietnam, the city of Love or the city of Eternal Spring, Dalat has a cold climate which is perfectly suitable for tourism and especially for honeymoon. With many attractions such as Xuan Huong Lake, Crazy House, Valley of Love, and huge pine forests, Dalat creates a poetic scenery making tourists love immediately and creating an ideal atmosphere for couples loving at first sight as well. Also, the flower festival with thousands of brilliantly-colored flowers in December will make the city even more attractive and romantic – that is also one of the best time to pay a visit to Dalat.
The beauty of “Pleiku eyes” – Bi?n H? (T’N?ng Lake)
“Pleiku eyes” is the poetic name of Bi?n H? (T’N?ng Lake), one of the most beautiful and romantic lakes formed from a large volcanic crater in Central Highland. That’s why people regard Bi?n H? as the eyes of Gia Lai people in general and Pleiku people’s eyes in particular. Standing on the shore and looking away, the vast blue of sea water, the sea breeze together with the wind from forests will give visitors a very strange and different feeling. And also riding through jungles is a great experience to discover the mysterious beauty in Pleiku eyes.
Wild M?ng ?en
M?ng ?en attracts visitors with pristine forests, many lakes and waterfalls. Located at the height of 1,100 – 1,400m above sea level, the climate here is so cool, fresh that is suitable for someone trying to avoid hot summer. Like Da Lat, coming to Mang Den, you can enjoy many villas hidden in the green pine forest and the smell of pine resin. All the birds chirping, cool climate, wild and majestic mountains, along with the peace make it understandable when Mang Den is favored by tourists and called “Da Lat of Kon Tum”.
Tà ?ùng Lake – Halong Bay of Central Highland Vietnam
Ta Dung is a valley of Ta Dung mountain in Dak Som commune, Dak G’long district, Dak Nong province. As a face of the blue mirror which is prominent in the mountains of the wild Central Highland, this place makes many visitors immersed in the arrival and call it as “Halong Bay of the Central Highland”.
Coming to Tà ?ùng, people seem to forget all the sadness or sorrow to be deep into the nature with grasses, trees and flowers – they just concentrate on the journey to explore nature without worry.
As the largest natural lake in Dak Lak province, Lak Lake attracts visitors with its wild atmosphere and impressive beauty. The villages of the M’Nong ethnic people living around the lake will also provide you with a unique cultural experience. But most impressively, Lak Lake is an ideal place for you to enjoy relaxing activities such as sailing around the lake, watching Gongs in Tay Nguyen, swimming, diving and especially admiring the sunrise and sunset with your lovers, or just simply enjoying a hot coffee and waiting for your future wife or husband.
High-valued cultures are also Central Highland’s identity. The ethnic minority groups here still well remain their traditional lifestyle as well as cultural activities and festivals or ceremonies. The houses on stilts, heroic epics and the Space of Gong are what appear on our minds when talking about this mysterious and heroic land. Especially, the traditional music of the ethnic people, with unique musical instruments like T’rung and Klong Put, is such a hit of Central Highlands in particular and Vietnam culture in general with tourists. Also when coming to this diversified and unique cultural land, we can Gong Culture, a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage and a pride of Vietnam culture in the world.
Naturally blessed with amazing mountainous landscapes as well as charming and distinctive cultural identity, Central Highland Vietnam is such a great choice for highland discovery. Let’s enjoy it and have memorable moments in this peaceful land.