Return to the “capital” of Ngoc Linh ginseng, be captivated with the waterfall playing with the clouds and sky

Land of majestic waterfalls

Talking about Tu Mo Rong district (Kon Tum province) sounds strange to many people, but when mentioning the “capital” of Ngoc Linh ginseng, it can evoke many memories.

We came to Tu Mo Rong with such an attitude, but we were all blown away by something else… that was the landscape, the heaven and earth here. A wild and magical beauty with rolling hills and mountains, hidden among them are many extremely majestic waterfalls.

Located at an altitude of more than 1,600m above sea level, this land is naturally endowed with winding mountain ranges and cool weather all year round. Not only that, every early morning, visitors standing on the top of Mang Roi pass can see the white clouds floating on the hillsides, streams…

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Majestic Siu Puong waterfall. (Photo: Ban Nguyen).

Coming to Tu Mo Rong, visitors will be immersed and immersed in extremely poetic and majestic waterfalls, such as: Tea Prong multi-level waterfall (located between the border of Te Xang and Tu Mo communes). Rong), Y Hai waterfall, Siu Puong-Y Pia waterfall…

More specifically, Tu Mo Rong land has Ngoc Linh peak 2,500m high. It is a mountain stretching across the Truong Son range and located on the administrative boundaries of 3 provinces: Kon Tum – Quang Nam – Quang Ngai. With its pristine, mysterious and extremely dangerous beauty, it is the ideal condition for tourists to explore and conquer the majestic Ngoc Linh peak.

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Tu Mo Rong district is famous for many wild and majestic waterfalls.

It can be said that Tu Mo Rong is a long-standing settlement of the Xo Dang ethnic group. Therefore, when coming to Tu Mo Rong, visitors will be immersed in charming natural scenery, hospitable people and rich national cultural identity.

It’s hard for anyone to not be nostalgic when they set foot in the land of Tu Mo Rong and enjoy typical culinary dishes, such as: Chicken cooked with Ngoc Linh ginseng, buffalo meat on the stove, stream fish cooked in bamboo tubes… Or For example, on a cold evening, when the mist covers the mountains, forests and streams, visitors will be intoxicated by the steam of Ngoc Linh ginseng wine and Xo Dang people’s can wine.

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Visitors will be very interested in the floating clouds, hanging close to the hillsides and ravines.

The land of Ngoc Linh ginseng

Majestic Ngoc Linh Range, year-round fog and cold rain. A place with very large natural forest coverage in Tu Mo Rong district. Therefore, this is a good and extremely ideal condition for rare medicinal herbs to grow.

In 1970, pharmacist Dao Kim Long, then a lecturer at Hanoi University of Pharmacy, and his colleagues accepted the task of going to the Southern battlefield to find precious medicinal plants for the people and soldiers.

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Coach Park Hang Seo once visited the Ngoc Linh ginseng growing area of ​​Ngoc Linh Kon Tum Ginseng Joint Stock Company.

In 1973, he and his group discovered the first ginseng tree on Ngoc Linh peak. After being researched, it was surprising that Ngoc Linh ginseng had up to 52 Sapoin compounds. However, in the 90s of the last century, seeing the great uses of Ngoc Linh ginseng, this precious ginseng species was overexploited and in danger of extinction.

Realizing the importance, the functional branches of Kon Tum province began to develop plans and mechanisms to preserve and develop this rare Ngoc Linh ginseng. At that time, Ngoc Linh Kon Tum Ginseng Joint Stock Company and Dak To Forestry One Member Limited Liability Company were two pioneers in researching, cultivating and developing this rare medicinal species. Marking the “revival” of Sam Ngoc Linh until now.

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Mr. Vo Trung Manh – Chairman of Tu Mo Rong District People’s Committee (right) introduces Ngoc Linh ginseng to tourists.

To date, the area of ​​Ngoc Linh ginseng grown on the Ngoc Linh range has been developed on 1,700 hectares and provides seeds for indigenous people to cooperate and grow. With the right and strategic approach, Ngoc Linh Kon Tum Ginseng Joint Stock Company has created employment conditions for hundreds of Tu Mo Rong indigenous people. Thereby, people’s material and spiritual lives have been significantly improved.

After more than 20 years of preserving and developing the ginseng growing area on Ngoc Linh peak, many quality products of Ngoc Linh Ginseng Joint Stock Company were born one after another and have reached domestic and foreign consumers. These include: Ngoc Linh K5 Ginseng Wine, Ngoc Linh Ginseng leaf tea, Ngoc Linh Ginseng extract, Ngoc Linh K5 Ginseng energy drink…

In the first days of Quy Mao New Year, Tu Mo Rong district organized the second Ngoc Linh ginseng market and other medicinal herbs associated with tourism. This is an activity to promote Ngoc Linh ginseng and precious medicinal herbs to tourists. guests, people and investors. Through this activity, it is also to introduce the image of Tu Mo Rong land with enchanting, mysterious natural landscapes, rich in hospitality of indigenous people to friends at home and abroad.

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Tu Mo Rong is a land of long-standing settlement and rich cultural identity of the Xo Dang ethnic group.

Along with that, infrastructure and roads are being invested in, expanded and upgraded to connect more conveniently with the delta and coastal areas such as Quang Nam, Da Nang, Quang Ngai… Leaders and people Tu Mo Rong district hopes that one day in the near future, the land considered the “capital” of “Vietnam’s National Treasure” will become strong and “fill its name” on the tourism map of the Central Highlands region.

Mr. Vo Trung Manh – Chairman of the People’s Committee of Tu Mo Rong district, shared: “To help Tu Mo Rong district continue to develop strongly and “fill its name” on the tourism map of the Central Highlands region, Tu Mo Rong district has Identifying management, protection, development of forests, growing medicinal herbs and raising livestock under the forest canopy associated with tourism development is the pivot for economic and social development of the district. To do this, the district has directed the entire political system to step in to raise awareness and change the thinking and working habits of officials, party members and people to achieve the above goal. At the same time, the district has been reviewing and adjusting the tourism development project, in consultation with tourism management agencies, tourism associations and travel agencies through seminars and promotion. direct work to perfection. Leaders of the District People’s Committee direct the tourism promotion team to operate more strongly, enhance learning of tourism models suitable to the locality to build separate paths to attract tourists to the district.

“In the immediate future, the district will increase training and foster knowledge for tourism officials and communities through the model of association with cooperatives, calling for investment in tourism infrastructure with the motto of preserving and promoting identity of the Xo Dang people, promoting the type of tourism to experience majestic nature and precious medicinal gardens,” Mr. Manh confided.

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Tu Mo Rong is blessed by nature with rolling hills and mountains and a cool climate.

With the advantages that Tu Mo Rong district has, there are still many difficulties that require more drastic efforts from all levels and sectors. Specifically, the biggest difficulty is still the planning of a fairly large ATK area, covering communes with advantages in medicinal herbs, beautiful landscapes, historical relics… Thereby, it needs to be considered by all levels and sectors to zone for local economic and social development.

In addition, the transport infrastructure connecting tourism between regions with tourism potential to create complete tourism products, attracting tourists to come and experience is not synchronized and has seriously degraded, and needs to be upgraded. upgrade and expand.

With the strategic vision of the leaders of Tu Mo Rong district, along with the advantages of natural conditions, hopefully one day soon, the land considered the “capital” of Vietnam’s “National Treasure” will soon become I am strong and “fill my name” on the tourist map of the Central Highlands.