KON TUM – Mang Den mountain town is an attractive spring destination during the Lunar New Year when cherry apricot 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 resplendent with cherry blossoms covering the streets.
Mang Den has a temperate climate, cool all year round, the average temperature ranges from 16 to 22 degrees Celsius, the humidity is about 82%. Mang Den is surrounded by primeval forest with a coverage of more than 70% of the natural area, according to the Kon Plong district portal.
In Mang Den, sometimes in just one day, visitors can feel all the characteristics of the climate here, with 4 distinct seasons. Start a new day looking through the window or stepping out into the street with dense fog, then sunny noon, rainy afternoon and cold evening.
If you are too used to the noise and crowd of Da Lat, then Mang Den, also known as “miniature Da Lat”, “the youth of Da Lat 20-30 years ago”, is a must-do experience. try. Mang Den impresses visitors right from the road to the town, with two rows of tall pines. Those roads also have sections running through the primeval forest.
In Mang Den, there are not many services, restaurants and games to serve tourists. Mang Den is a bit sad, but if you come and enjoy the atmosphere, natural scenery, small roads and big farms, then Mang Den is very suitable. This is a small town, peaceful and romantic, suitable for lovers who want to find a peaceful place.
On these days, cherry apricot blossoms in Mang Den are in full bloom. In recent years, apricot cherry blossoms have been planted a lot, in front of the alley, on the porch or anywhere, almost becoming the symbolic flower of the town. Flowers often bloom quite erratically, sometimes from January, sometimes February or later. This year, flowers bloom close to the Lunar New Year.
According to a local resident, this spring, for the first time in many years, the cherry apricot blossomed almost right on the occasion of Tet. The color of cherry blossoms is covered with a pink color along the streets. This is also an opportunity for those who come to spring to enjoy one of the typical local beauties. Flowers will bloom profusely in about 2-3 weeks.
Moving to Mang Den is quite convenient. If going by road from Ho Chi Minh City, visitors follow National Highway 14 through Binh Phuoc, Dak Nong… If going by road from the North, you should follow Ho Chi Minh road. The nearest airport to Mang Den is Pleiku (Gia Lai), then move about 120 km.
Photo: Internet (Vietnamese.Quest.net)
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