Waterfall – an attractive destination in the journey to explore the Northern Central Highlands

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Pa Sy Waterfall in Mang Den National Ecotourism Area


Mang Den National Ecotourism Area is known for the legend of “seven lakes, three waterfalls”. An ancient story tells that, long ago, there was a supreme god on high, ruling over a vast area of ​​heaven and earth. Looking down, you see an open, beautiful space; spacious, fertile land; The gods sent 7 strong, diligent sons to establish a village, get married, get married to 7 local girls, and then give birth to children; happy and prosperous family. The Supreme God appointed the 7 sons to be the 7 governing gods and the 7 daughters-in-law to incarnate as “guardian gods”, shepherding animals such as deer, pigs, fish… to help humans. The Supreme Being also issued an order that sons should not eat the meat of animals in which their wives were incarnated for their entire lives. One time, on the occasion of a festival, because the Gods were busy having fun and “overindulging”, except for one person, the 6 god brothers all forgot the taboo and ate the meat of the sacred animal their wife had transformed into. The Most High became angry, causing storms, lightning, and fierce pillars of fire; Later, 7 sparkling lakes and 3 magnificent waterfalls were left on the ground.

Pa Sy Waterfall, one of the three legendary waterfalls – is the highlight of the Pa Sy Waterfall Cultural and Ecotourism Area, located in Tu Rang village, Mang Canh commune. Pa Sy is pronounced differently from the original name ” Pau Suh” of the Mo Nam people, meaning “three streams clustered together into one stream”. From the beginning of this eco-tourism area to Pa Sy waterfall, there are two paths. The main road is a zigzag path along stone steps along the cliff. Another road is opened from the beginning of the tourist area, hugging the round of hills to the right of the main gate. Although the two roads are small, they are like two strong arms, embracing the wild, rugged mountains, leading to the same valley. small valley. Looking up from here, the Pa Su waterfall flows day and night. The water is as white as the hair stream of a fairy whose face and figure are unknown from above. The area at the foot of the waterfall is an attractive destination that attracts many visitors to admire and enjoy.

Since its opening in March 2014, on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of Kon Tum Liberation Day, each year, Pa Sy waterfall and the tourist destination named after it have welcomed tens of thousands of tourists from near and far. Local people come to visit. Along with the highlight of Pa Sy waterfall, the statue garden area and tourism services are gradually formed and developed; contributing to creating an attractive ecological tourism complex. Not only famous for Pa Sy waterfall, Mang Den National Ecotourism Area is also known for Dak Ke waterfall, located in a primeval forest area not far from Dak Ke lake and Lo Ba waterfall from the center of Kon district capital. More than 2.5 kilometers of Plong is also initially invested in infrastructure to serve tourists.

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Monkey Waterfall in Chu Mom Ray National Park

Break through the tourism picture at Chu Mom Ray National Park (Sa Thay district), a famous place for biodiversity in Kon Tum province, with attractive waterfalls amidst pristine forests and mountains, such as the Seven-storey waterfall and the Seven-storey waterfall. Monkey Waterfall, Fairy Waterfall… Monkey Waterfall at an altitude of 700m is a waterfall called by its name because in the past, local people often saw groups of monkeys gathering to drink water, bathe, play, and play… When the National Park Built as a destination on the journey to explore the Northern Central Highlands, Monkey Waterfall has become an interesting stopover for tourists. In the dry season, water flows down from above in two slender streams. During the rainy season, water overflows through high and low rock layers into a large waterfall.

In Dak Koi commune, Kon Ray district, there is a waterfall that few people know about, but it is very beautiful and poetic. From the starting point on route 677 in Dak Ruong commune through Dak T’Lung commune to Kon That village at the beginning of Dak Koi commune, to enter the waterfall, you have to wade through streams and cross low fields and high hills. People often call this waterfall Dak Koi (Koi Water), but people here also call it Dak Jrong, or “Truong” water. In Xe Dang language, “Truong” means “Road”. The reason it is called “Truong” water is because looking from the foot of the waterfall to the top, the long silvery white water stream looks like a road. Preliminary survey, Dak Jrong waterfall is nearly 100m high, located in the middle of dark, desolate mountains, flowing through complex rocky terrain, creating a strange and attractive landscape. At the foot of the waterfall is a rocky beach about 50m long divided into 7 steps, each step shaped like small streams.

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Dak Jrong Waterfall is in Dak Koi commune, Kon Ray district

The road to the waterfall is not easy, so in the past, only people who worked far away in the fields came here to rest or cool off. Recently, this place has been sought by officials, people, and students in Kon Ray district on picnics and visits on the occasion of New Year celebrations. The wild and rustic beauty of Dak Jrong really leaves an impression in everyone’s hearts.

During the “return to the source” trip to Mang Ri commune (Tu Mo Rong district), Dak Don waterfall attracted the attention of guests from far away. Flowing from a height of over 100m, Dak Don is not majestic or majestic, but has a very unique gentle appearance. Located near the Revolutionary Historical Relic Area, Kon Tum Provincial Party Committee Base, Dak Don Waterfall has been included in the itinerary to visit and experience the land and people of Mang Ri through the historical destination of the revolutionary base area. In the resistance war and peaceful terraced fields, Ngoc Linh ginseng garden is far away… only found in the area at the foot of Ngoc Linh mountain.

Kon Tum province with its unique terrain, favorable natural conditions and rich cultural and traditional identities, and waterfalls are waiting to be added to the destination map in the journey to discover beautiful, nearby nature. close to the lives of local ethnic minorities; contributing to the attractiveness of ecotourism in the direction of developing tourism into a key economic sector of the locality./.