At the beginning of the new year, people flock to Mang Den to see cherry blossoms


Kon Tum – On New Year’s Day 2022, many tourists flock to Mang Den town, Kon Plong district to see the brilliant cherry blossoms. The gentle scent of the first day of spring makes people’s hearts relax and soften after the long months of epidemic blockade.

From Kon Tum City, visitors drive more than 60 kilometers along the steep mountain pass to reach Mang Den town. Because it is at an altitude of more than 1,000m above sea level, Mang Den is cold all year round, sometimes it rains like winter, staying longer here.

At the beginning of the new year, people flock to Mang Den to see cherry blossomsCherry blossom buds are shy in the cold dew. Photo TT

Because of the cold climate, Mang Den is considered the second Da Lat, especially with cherry blossoms in bloom season. In town, the long roads are fragrant with the scent of cherry blossoms, the crimson color of the flowers makes visitors feel vibrant and cheerful in front of the vast natural space. The feeling of fear of the epidemic is like being somewhere very far away.

Ms. Tran Thi Lai (24 years old, resident of Pleiku City, Gia Lai) said: “Taking advantage of the holiday, I took my family to Mang Den, walked around the cherry blossom garden, and visited the church of Our Lady of Mang Den. , Pa Sy Mountain and visit high-tech agricultural models. Cherry blossoms usually bloom for 2-3 weeks before fading quickly, so many people go through the mountains and forests to see the flowers early and take some souvenir photos.

At the beginning of the new year, people flock to Mang Den to see cherry blossomsColorful cherry blossoms in Mang Den. Photo TT

Cherry blossoms are delicate, pure and have a gentle fragrance that captivates visitors. Due to the epidemic, this year, the number of tourists visiting Mang Den is less than usual, although the road to Mang Den is now more convenient, tourism is developing, many restaurants and hotels have been built to serve diverse needs. form of tourists from all over the world.

It is known that the Kon Tum provincial government included in the Resolution developing tourism as a key economic sector, with Mang Den as the heart of the tourism industry.