Experience of traveling to Mang Den Kon Tum: Cloud hunting spots attract tourists

Mang Den is a famous tourist destination located 50 km northeast of Kon Tum city center (Kon Tum province). This place is located at an altitude of 1,200 m above sea level, so it has a very cool climate and fresh nature with annual temperatures ranging from 16 to 22 degrees Celsius. This place is also considered the second Da Lat of Vietnam. Highlands.

According to local people, from February to June every year is the best time to hunt rattan in Mang Den. If you want to enjoy the feeling of being “lost” in the sea of ​​rolling clouds amid the early morning sunlight of the majestic highlands, inhaling the pure air in the morning in a truly peaceful space, without hustle and bustle, then go for it. once came to Mang Den. And to have a complete cloud hunting experience, you can refer to the 6 locations below.

Experience of traveling to Mang Den Kon Tum: Cloud hunting spots attract tourists

Mang Den is considered the second Da Lat of the Central Highlands. (Photo: Internet)

Hill of Our Lady of Mang Den

Located on Tran Nhan Tong Street, Our Lady of Mang Den Pilgrimage Center, commonly known as Our Lady of Mang Den Hill, is a familiar rattan hunting location. From Mang Den town center, visitors can easily get here by bicycle, motorbike, car or even jogging. Travel time is about 5 to 15 minutes depending on the vehicle.

This location is suitable for tourists staying overnight in Mang Den town. On the way to Virgin Mary Hill, there are also a few other places where if you are lucky you can see clouds.

Violak Pass

Located about 50km from the center of Mang Den town, Violak Pass is located between Kon Plong district (Kon Tum) and Ba To district (Quang Ngai).

Violak Pass winds through countless mountains, the top of the pass is more than 1,300 m above sea level. The result after overcoming many mountains and forests is a wild landscape and fresh air that both satisfies the eyes and relaxes the soul. Although you have to travel a bit far, Violak Pass is a place where the clouds are so thick that at 10am you can still watch the sea of ​​clouds floating and floating like paradise.

Experience of traveling to Mang Den Kon Tum: Cloud hunting spots attract tourists

Violak Pass is as beautiful as a painting floating in the sea of ​​white clouds. (Photo: Mang Den Discovery)

Area of ​​37 households

About 9 km from the center of Mang Den town, the 37-household area in Kon Tu Rang village, Mang Canh commune is a famous rattan hunting place in Mang Den. In the early morning, clouds covered the valley between the hills. From this area, you can see the sea of ​​clouds in the valley below and the peak of Ngoc Le mountain in the distance. Visitors can choose a corner in coffee shops or homestays and watch the clouds through glass windows, or go to higher roof decks to take photos with a clear view.

The road from the center of Mang Den town to here is quite difficult, with many dirt roads. If you don’t want to get up early and spend too much time traveling, you can rent a homestay right in the area to conveniently hunt clouds the next morning.

Vo Nguyen Giap Street

Another rattan hunting location near the center of Mang Den town is 73 Vo Nguyen Giap street. Similar to Virgin Mary Hill, it only takes visitors about 5 to 15 minutes to travel if they are within town. This is a quiet corner for early morning tourists. The wooden floors are an ideal place to admire the vast space with the mountain ranges running one after another. On beautiful days, you can almost always see a sea of ​​white clouds when sitting here.

Experience of traveling to Mang Den Kon Tum: Cloud hunting spots attract tourists

Cloud hunting corner from Vo Nguyen Giap street in the town center. (Photo: Do ​​Do)

Ngoc Le Peak

About 10 km from the center of Mang Den town, Ngoc Le peak, 1,720 m high, is a trekking route to explore beautiful nature and has a panoramic view of Mang Den. Because the peak is quite high, to get here, visitors will have to trek a long distance, lasting about four hours. The most suitable experience is climbing the mountain the day before and camping overnight to be able to see the sea of ​​clouds early in the morning.

Having hunted clouds on Ngoc Le peak, Mr. Nguyen Le Nguyen Thanh shared that there has never been a sea of ​​clouds as beautiful and attractive to him as the clouds here. On one side is a green lawn with an area of ​​more than 20 hectares like a miniature steppe with giant orphan rocks, below is the canopy of primeval forest and ancient pine trees hidden in the clouds.

Viring Village

This location is 17 km from Mang Den town center. From here, you can admire the vast sea of ​​clouds, the upper Kon Tum hydroelectric lake (Dak Tang lake) and Viring village. From the town center, to reach the village, it will take tourists about 45 minutes to travel.

Experience of traveling to Mang Den Kon Tum: Cloud hunting spots attract tourists

Viring village appears as beautiful as a fairyland at dawn. (Photo: Mang Den Discovery)

In addition to hunting clouds in the early morning, visitors can also watch the sunset on Dak Tang Lake, explore the beauty of Viring village and can experience camping.