Spring trip to Mang Den to see cherry blossoms

Mang Den mountain town is an attractive spring vacation destination during Tet Quy Mao when cherry blossoms are blooming everywhere.

Located at an altitude of 1,200 m above sea level, Mang Den is a small town in Kon Plong district. These days, the town is glowing with cherry blossoms covering the streets in pink.

Mang Den has a temperate climate, cool all year round, average temperature ranges from 16 to 22 degrees Celsius, humidity is about 82%. Mang Den is surrounded by primeval forest with a coverage of more than 70% of the natural area, according to Kon Plong district information portal.

Spring trip to Mang Den to see cherry blossoms

Tourists take photos with cherry blossoms at the end of the lunar year.

In Mang Den, sometimes in just one day, visitors can feel all the characteristics of the climate here, with 4 distinct seasons. Starting a new day looking through the window or stepping out onto the street with thick fog, followed by sunny afternoon, rainy afternoon and cold evening.

If you are too familiar with the noise and crowdedness of Da Lat, then Mang Den, also known as “miniature Da Lat” is an experience you should try. It can be said that Mang Den is “the youth of Da Lat 20-30 years ago”. Mang Den impresses visitors right from the road into town, with two rows of tall pine trees. Those roads also have sections running through primeval forests.

In Mang Den, there are not many services, shops and games to serve tourists. Mang Den is somewhat sad, but if you come to enjoy the atmosphere, natural scenery, small roads and large farms, Mang Den is very suitable. This is a small, peaceful and romantic town, suitable for couples who want to find a peaceful place.

On these days, cherry blossoms in Mang Den are blooming brilliantly. Cherry blossoms have been planted a lot in recent years, in front of alleys, on porches or anywhere, and have almost become the town’s symbolic flower. Flowers usually bloom quite erratically, some years from January, sometimes February or later. This year the flowers bloomed close to Lunar New Year.

According to a local resident, this spring, for the first time in many years, cherry blossoms bloom almost on time for Tet. Cherry blossoms are covering the streets with a pink hue. This is also an opportunity for those who come for spring vacation to enjoy one of the typical beauties of the locality. The flowers will bloom brilliantly for about 2-3 weeks.

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Cherry blossoms bloom brilliantly around Dak Ke lake in the center of Mang Den.

Moving to Mang Den is quite convenient. If traveling by road from Ho Chi Minh City, tourists should follow Highway 14 through Binh Phuoc, Dak Nong… If traveling by road from the North, they should follow Ho Chi Minh Road. The nearest airport to Mang Den is Pleiku (Gia Lai), then travel about 120 km further.

Tran Hung

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