Mang Den pine forest – The beautiful ‘second Da Lat’ forgot the way back in the middle of the Central Highlands

Mang Den pine forest, endowed by nature with beautiful scenery like a fairyland and cool climate, is becoming an attractive destination for tourists. With the similarity in landscape, Mang Den pine forest is known as the “second Da Lat”.

Favored by nature with beautiful scenery and pleasant climate, Mang Den pine forest is gradually becoming a destination that attracts many tourists, especially young people who love to travel. If you have ever been to Da Lat, you will certainly see similarities with Mang Den, which is also the reason why people compare this place to “the second Da Lat”.

Where is Mang Den pine forest?

Mang Den pine forest belongs to Mang Den town, Kon Plong district, Kon Tum province. This eco-tourism area is about 54km from the center of Kon Tum city and has a total area of ??about 140,000 hectares. Mang Den is located at an altitude of 1,200 m above sea level, the climate is cool and pleasant all year round. This resort possesses a peaceful setting and has become a tourist attraction in the Central Highlands region.
 

Mang Den pine forest
Mang Den pine forest belongs to Mang Den town, Kon Plong district, Kon Tum province. Photo: hinhanhkontum.maytinhhtl.com


Admire the poetic scenery of Mang Den pine forest

The first impression when coming to Mang Den pine forest, visitors will admire the vast green pine forest and admire the beauty of this place. Visitors can cross the winding small roads and admire the beauty of the pine forest, enjoy the fresh air and the new scent of pine resin and surrounding flowers. 
 

Mang Den pine forest
Cross the winding small roads and admire the beauty of the pine forest. Photo: hinhanhkontum.maytinhhtl.com

The best time to explore Mang Den pine forest during the day is to watch the sunrise and sunset. The space here is as if tinged with the magic of nature, making the beauty even more. In the morning, wake up early to watch the sunrise peeking through the trees, in the evening, the sunset is red behind the horizon. 
 

Mang-den-1The beauty of Mang Den attracts young people to check-in. Photo: cattour.vn

In particular, there are many lakes and waterfalls in Mang Den pine forest, so the air is always fresh and cool. This tourist area has up to seven lakes and three waterfalls with white foam throughout the day and night. The climate in Mang Den is as fresh as Da Lat or Tam Dao. 
 

Mang Den pine forest
Admire the waterfall flowing day and night. Photo: baovanhoa.vn
 
bringUnspoiled natural scenery, fresh air in the “second Da Lat” of the Central Highlands. Photo: @annie.ng98b

In addition, when traveling to Mang Den pine forest, visitors can also visit ethnic minority villages living here and learn the typical culture of each ethnic group.
 

Mang Den pine forest
Explore the villages in Mang Den. Photo: vngo.vn


Note when traveling to Mang Den pine forest 

How to get there : Transportation to Mang Den is very convenient, you can go by car or motorbike while taking the initiative in time and enjoying the scenery along the way. Renting motorbikes ranges from 120,000 to 150,000 VND/day. Starting from Kon Tum city, follow Highway 24 in the northeast direction to KonPlong district, then continue 1km through Mang Den pass to reach the resort.

Time : The period from April to May and October to December is the best time to explore Mang Den pine forest. At this time, the weather is cold, the pine forest is green and has beautiful scenery. 

Cuisine : Traveling to Mang Den, visitors will enjoy many specialties of the highlands such as: Lam rice, Mang Den stewed chicken, Mang Den grilled chicken, Mang Den roasted pork, Can wine, 

Where to stay : At Mang Den, there are many motels and hotels, luxury resorts for you to choose from, depending on the cost and needs, you should choose for yourself the most suitable place to stay. If you want to save more, you can stay at the nearby ethnic cultural village and have the opportunity to learn about the culture and life of the villages.

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