Tay Nguyen Tet Tour 3D2N: Journey to hear the beloved breath of thousands of people

The Central Highlands always contains surprises and interesting things inside the primeval forests. Create a memorable spring trip to the mountains with the 3D2D Tay Nguyen Tet tour!

Tay Nguyen Tet Tour 3D2N: Journey to hear the beloved breath of thousands of people

Kon Tum wooden church

Kon Tum wooden church is more than 100 years old, a unique architectural work built by French priest Giuse Decrouille in 1913 and completed in 1918. Despite many years of rain, sun, war… the wooden church was still not damaged.

The exterior of the wooden church.  Photo: phuongvui

The exterior of the wooden church. Photo: phuongvui.

The wooden church, officially known as Kon Tum Cathedral, is made entirely of red wood, a type of red oak tree that grew abundantly in the Central Highlands in the past. Skilled artisans from Binh Dinh and Quang Ngai are the ones who created this project.

Photo: biziibee

Photo: biziibee.

The ceiling, walls, and walls of the church are built of soil mixed with straw, without using reinforced concrete or lime mortar, the wooden panels are completely bonded together with tenons.

Green campus.  Photo: katie_dinh3

Green campus. Photo: katie_dinh3.

The wooden church is designed according to Roman architecture and the stilt house architecture of the Ba Na people. Therefore, this project is a perfect combination of Western culture and the indigenous culture of ethnic minorities in the Central Highlands.

Inside the church.  Photo: rh.phil

Inside the church. Photo: rh.phil.

Pa Sy Waterfall

Pa Sy Waterfall is one of the landscapes of Kon Tum mountains and forests. Pa Sy waterfall eco-tourism area has been put into operation for tourism since 2014. With an area of ​​nearly 25 hectares, this is a tourist destination that still preserves its wild beauty, attracting tourists who love to experience, discover.

Photo: kaimikhainguyen

Photo: @kaimikhainguyen.

Photo: velvetng822

Photo: @nhungng822.

Pa Sy Waterfall is located next to Kon Tu Rang village of the Mo Nam ethnic group, 1,500m above sea level, and is a waterfall made up of the three largest streams in Mang Den. Coming here, visitors will not only enjoy the natural scenery but also have the opportunity to explore the culture of the Mo Nam community, an indigenous ethnic minority. This is the ideal location for your 3D2D Tay Nguyen Tet tour!

Blue spring water.  Photo: velvetng822

Blue spring water. Photo: @nhungng822.

Road to the waterfall.  Photo: andypham1303

Road to the waterfall. Photo: @andypham1303.

Khanh Lam Pagoda

Built in 2012, Khanh Lam Pagoda has now become a favorite place for many tourists on their journey to Mang Den. The pagoda was built in an area of ​​10 hectares, on a primeval hill, 1,200m above sea level.

Photo: phatsuonline.

Photo: phatsuonline.

Photo: phatsuonline.

Photo: phatsuonline.

Buddha statues appear throughout the temple.  Photo: Enlightenment Newspaper.

Buddha statues appear throughout the temple. Photo: Enlightenment Newspaper.

From the foot of the hill, follow the three-entrance gate, step over more than 200 stone steps, look up and you will see the majestic temple roof hidden under the lush forest canopy. Standing out among the forest space is the three-storey roof main hall, combining traditional pagoda architecture with Central Highlands communal house architecture.

Fresh lotus pond in the temple.  Photo: Enlightenment Newspaper.

Fresh lotus pond in the temple. Photo: Enlightenment Newspaper.

Along both sides of the main hall’s courtyard, in front of the two rows of Tay Lan and Dong Lan houses, are statues of 18 Arhats, each with a different color and status. In front of the main hall, along with the bell tower and drum tower, is a 17m high statue of Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva and a lotus pond, creating a beautiful symmetrical landscape.

Photo: Enlightenment Newspaper.

Photo: Enlightenment Newspaper.

Kon Klor suspension bridge

Kon Klor suspension bridge is 292m long, 4.5m wide, built in 1993 and completed one year later with a striking orange-yellow color. Below is the Dak Bla River with bare pebbles, reflecting the bridge under the calm water.

Kon Klor suspension bridge stands out in red and gold.  Photo: kontum.gov.vn

Kon Klor suspension bridge stands out in red and gold. Photo: kontum.gov.

Surrounding Kon Klor are mountains covered with green mulberry fields of the people of this region. Kon Klor Bridge has connected the two banks of the river, bringing people on both sides of the river closer together. When the bridge was put into use, the ferries using dugout canoes that had been picking up passengers for many years no longer appeared.

Suspension bridge over Dak Bla river.  Photo: kontum.gov.vn

Suspension bridge over Dak Bla river. Photo: sinhvienkt.

When visiting Kon Klor suspension bridge, visitors must admire the beauty of the bridge amidst thousands of green forests. Built of solid iron and steel with a hanging design, the Kon Klor bridge appears to be both sturdy for people to travel and soft across the Dak Bla river, creating a beautiful landscape.

Photo: An Giang Newspaper.

Photo: An Giang Newspaper.

Kon Klor communal house

During the 3D2D Tay Nguyen Tet tour, visitors can also visit the Kon Klor communal house located next to the Kon Klor suspension bridge. According to Kon Klor villagers, this communal house was built before 1975 and collapsed and was abandoned. It was not until 1999 that the villagers rebuilt it, but in 2010 the communal house burned down.

Photo: @hpdong1005.

Photo: @hpdong1005.

One year later, the communal house was rebuilt on a larger scale, 17.2m long, 6.4m wide, 22m high. Kon Klor communal house has since become the pride of the Ba Na people and also an attractive destination on the journey to the great forest.

Photo: @tranminhien.

Photo: @tranminhien.

Bishop’s Palace of Kon Tum

Kon Tum Bishop’s House (full name is Kon Tum Missionary Seminary), is the largest Catholic facility in the Central Highlands region. The bishop’s house was established thanks to the efforts of the French Bishop, Bishop Martial Jannin Phuoc.

Outside the bishop's palace.  Photo: linh.do503

Outside the bishop’s palace. Photo: linh.do503.

The bishop’s palace has a unique Western-style architecture combined with the indigenous architecture of the Central Highlands peoples, built in 1935 – 1938. The building is 100m long, has three floors, the ground floor is built of brick and concrete, and two floors with wood frame structure and tiled roof. Surrounded by a campus with many trees.

Photo: huenguyenc7

Photo: huenguyenc7.

This is a small museum displaying the history of missions in the Central Highlands since the 19th century, and also displays daily life items, agricultural tools, musical instruments, sculptures, and products of indigenous peoples. . The artifacts and maps on display in the traditional room of the bishop’s house are all very valuable and highly artistic.

Photo: ttphuc_

Photo: ttphuc_.

Indochina junction

This is the junction between the three Indochina countries, where “a rooster crows, all three countries can hear”. This junction is located in Bo Y commune, Ngoc Hoi district, Kon Tum province. The Indochina junction landmark was built in 2007 and completed in 2009. The landmark has a triangular cylinder made of marble, 3 On the face are the national emblems and names of the three countries Vietnam – Laos – Cambodia.

Indochina junction.  Photo: nhanthichdii

Indochina junction. Photo: nhanthichdii.

Landmarks of 3 countries.  Photo: Travel magazine.

Landmarks of 3 countries. Photo: Travel magazine.

Hundred-year-old pine forest

Rows of hundred-year-old pine trees are located on the road passing through village 1, Nghia Hung commune, Chu Pah district, Gia Lai province. The pine forest was planted during the French colonial period by workers at So Tra plantation. The pine canopy grew over time and formed a shadow, surprising everyone when passing by this land.

Hundred-year-old pine forest.  Photo: zikadayyy

Hundred-year-old pine forest. Photo: zikadayyy.

No one knows exactly when the three-leaf pine trees were planted. But now running along the 1km long inter-village road, two straight rows of old pine trees with their heads together, each pine tree that cannot be hugged by three people has protected many generations of people here from the rain and sun.

Pine forest in the morning mist.  Photo: Cong Ngo.

Pine forest in the morning mist. Photo: Cong Ngo.

Over time, the green pine trees are no longer in their original state, some trees are cut down due to rot but are then replanted. Hang pine is a very popular destination in the 3D2D Tay Nguyen Tet tour because of its natural beauty amidst the mountains and forests.

Romantic road.  Photo: Nhan Dan Newspaper.

Romantic road. Photo: Nhan Dan Newspaper.

Minh Thanh Pagoda

Located near the center of Pleiku, Minh Thanh Pagoda is on a gentle hill in the heart of the mountain town, appearing as a unique architectural complex with ancient and pure beauty.

Majestic pagoda in the middle of the mountain town of Pleiku.  Photo: Nguyen Thanh Luan.

Majestic pagoda in the middle of the mountain town of Pleiku. Photo: Nguyen Thanh Luan.

Minh Thanh Pagoda has Japanese-style architecture with exquisite carved details and lush green grounds. The pagoda has become an attractive attraction that cannot be missed when you have the opportunity to visit the deep green Central Highlands.

Statue of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva.  Photo: phatquang.org.vn

Statue of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva. Photo: phatquang.org.

Tet is a time to spend time with family, but Tet can also become a wonderful spring trip with loved ones. Please contact iVIVU to immediately own a 3D2D Tay Nguyen Tet tour to experience the great spring full of love!

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Photo: @7991.21.32.

According to Kon Tum

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Reference: Kon Tum travel guide

Kon Tum October 28, 2022


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