Relieve stress with the peaceful scenery of the ‘sleeping princess’ in Kon Tum

Dak Ke Lake is locally called Toong Ro Pong Lake, belonging to Mang Den eco-tourism area.

Those who have been to Kon Tum must have heard the legend of the famous 7 lakes and 3 waterfalls at Mang Den eco-tourism area. The 7 natural lakes are likened to sleeping princesses in the forest, and Dak Ke is one of those princesses.

Dak Ke Lake is also known as Toong Ro Pong Lake, with a total area of ​​about 3 hectares (the largest of the 7 lakes), in Kon Plong district, Kon Tum province. If Mang Den brings absolute relaxation and peace, Dak Ke Lake is the most ideal place to experience that peace.

Relieve stress with the peaceful scenery of the 'sleeping princess' in Kon Tum

Dak Ke Lake is about 50km from the city center. (Photo: meotran215)

Relieve stress with the peaceful scenery of the 'sleeping princess' in Kon Tum

Dak Ke Lake is likened to a miniature paradise in sunny and windy Kon Tum. (Photo: leiziee)

The lyrical and fresh scenery are the first feelings that every visitor agrees with when they first set foot here, and are also the point that attracts more and more people to Dak Ke Lake. The blue, clear lake at calm times is like a giant mirror reflecting the clouds and sky. At times, gentle, peaceful ripples follow the breeze, making the picture more vivid.

Relieve stress with the peaceful scenery of the 'sleeping princess' in Kon Tum

Dak Ke Lake brings peace and relaxation with scenery full of natural vitality. (Photo: vincy2710)

Surrounding the clear blue lake surface are vast forests with thousands of green trees, towering around them as if wanting to embrace the lake, protecting the inherent poetry of this place.

The lake is surrounded by vast forests. (Photo: karis_mai)

Dotting the landscape with bold colors of mountains and forests are the traditional stilt houses and unique communal houses of the people here. All are built from wood and leaves, both sturdy enough and depicting a romantic and lyrical picture of the Central Highlands mountains.

Relieve stress with the peaceful scenery of the 'sleeping princess' in Kon Tum

Looming in the background are stilt houses and communal houses typical of the Central Highlands people. (Photo: lachian1986)

Walking along the winding paths around the lake, on one side is the cool blue water surface, on the other side are wildflower bushes mixed in with green grass and trees, all the troubles in the city seem to be relaxed by nature. The scenery here is dispelling.

Relieve stress with the peaceful scenery of the 'sleeping princess' in Kon Tum

Walking around the lake is a uniquely relaxing experience. (Photo: uctrang97)

Relieve stress with the peaceful scenery of the 'sleeping princess' in Kon Tum

Around the lake there are also many photography corners for visitors to freely live virtual lives. (Photo: n_qu_chi)

In particular, if you come on the right occasion, visitors will also be immersed in the cherry blossoms blooming in a corner of the lake, an ideal frame to take excellent check-in photos.

Relieve stress with the peaceful scenery of the 'sleeping princess' in Kon Tum

During cherry blossom season, Dak Ke Lake is no less beautiful than Da Lat. (Photo: anhdao.phan)

Like Da Lat, coming to Dak Ke and Mang Den lakes, visitors can enjoy a cool, fresh climate all year round. On a day when you suddenly want a change of scenery and escape the city for a couple of days, think about Dak Ke – a place that always welcomes every soul who simply wants to enjoy the breath of the mountains and forests, the sound of birds singing behind the trees and picturesque scenery.