Referring to Ta Dung National Park, people will immediately remember Ta Dung Lake, with beautiful scenery like Ha Long Bay. However, there are many waterfalls in Ta Dung National Park that are extremely beautiful that few people know, so they still retain the unspoiled and magnificent beauty. Let’s take a look at the article below to explore 3 waterfalls in Ta Dung National Park!
A FEW FEATURES ABOUT TA DUNG NATIONAL PARK
Located in the eastern region of Dak Nong province, Ta Dung National Park is located quite close to Gia Nghia town, only about 45 km from gia Nghia town center, so it is easy to move here by motorbike to feel the truest and clearest beauty of nature. Starting from Gia Nghia town, walking along National Highway 28 to the southeast, continue through the center of Dak Glong district about 10 km to Ta Dung National Park.
Ta Dung National Park is located on the border of Dak Nong and Di Linh provinces, in the center of the Central Highlands of Vietnam, considered the largest primitive forest in the Central Highlands with an area of 86.7%, diverse ecosystem with rich flora and fauna, including many endemic species. Coming to Ta Dung National Park, you will be immersed in the wild nature life and expand your knowledge of nature with many rare animals and plants such as yellow deer, leopard, tiger …
Ta Dung National Park is a primeval forest with an average elevation of 1,200 -1,500m, located in a key area of regional economy and environmental security, carbon absorption and storage, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, protecting and maintaining the ecological balance of the whole region.
This National Park is also the headwaters of the Dong Nai River, including protection forests, regulation, water supply, public production – agriculture, electricity industry. It is likened to the green lungs of Dak Nong province. With the characteristics of humid tropical forests on low mountains, Ta Dung National Park is the standard standard of the rare primeval forest ecosystem of the highlands, with endemic and rare flora and fauna genes only found in the Central Highlands.
Ta Dung National Park is considered an attractive destination, ideal for tourists, especially those who love nature. With a fresh, cool climate, many characteristic cultural features, many magnificent natural landscapes such as: Granite Falls (one of the points of the UNESCO Dak Nong Global Geopark Heritage); Sun Falls, Three-Story Waterfall… Let’s explore the beauty of the waterfalls in Ta Dung National Park!
GRANITE FALLS – ONE OF THE WATERFALLS IN TA DUNG NATIONAL PARK
Granite Falls is a waterfall in Ta Dung National Park (Dak Nong province), with a flow covering granite blocks, which should be named granite waterfall by scientists. Granite falls – waterfalls in Ta Dung National Park are hidden in the old forest in Dak Som commune, Dak G’long district, Dak Nong province.
From Highway 28, to reach the falls, you need to walk about 1km in the direction of the signboard of UNESCO Dak Nong Global Geopark. Along this walking route, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy the cool, fresh air and see the beautiful unspoiled natural scenery along both sides of the road.
While most of Dak Nong province is covered with basalt and sedimentary rocks, the Area of Ta Dung National Park appears granite intrusive rocks, representing a diverse and complex geological activity process of UNESCO Dak Nong Global Geopark.
Granite is a brightly colored stone derived from lava with particles large enough to be seen with the naked eye. This stone is formed from the slow crystallization of lava below the earth’s surface. Granite is mainly made up of english and felspat with small amounts of mica, silicate minerals and other minerals.
In addition to the name Granite Falls named by scientists, locals often refer to waterfalls in Ta Dung National Park as Sliding Falls because of the smoothness and shininess of the rocks in the heart of the waterfall. Although it is a small waterfall, this place is a sacred place, where the community activities of the local people, such as the ceremonies of the gods of the Pla ethnic people for many years to pray for the rain and wind, good crops.
This is one of the waterfalls in Ta Dung National Park with outstanding beauty, majestic scenery and many impressive points that attract visitors and trekking enthusiasts to explore and learn.
The Three-Story Waterfall, hidden deep in the forest on Ta Dung Mountain, is a waterfall in the little-known Ta Dung National Park. It is called Three-Storey Waterfall, but around it there are other names named by people or tourists who feel them, because this waterfall is very few people visit and has not been exploited tourism so not many people know. As a result, the unspoiled beauty of this place is kept intact.
From the foot of Dak Plao Bridge in Dak Som commune, Dak Glong district, you have to walk in a small way through the village of the ethnic people to near the foot of the mountain, to here there is absolutely no trail leading up to the waterfall, you need to take a section across the coffee hill to get to the edge of the forest and follow the trail in the forest and the sound from the waterfalls in Ta Dung National park to find the way to the waterfall. in this national park.
Because there are so few people who know about it, if you want to conquer this beautiful pristine Three-Story Waterfall, you need a team leader who understands the way here to avoid getting lost!
The path in the forest is quite cool because the surrounding is covered with large trees and below the trail is dense with layers of dried leaves. If you go in the rainy season, you need to pay attention to equipping anti-slip shoes and insect repellent, the rainy season in the wet road forest has many squeezes and snakes, so the skill of going to the forest is now extremely necessary.
After crossing a few kilometers of forest roads, crossing small streams, you will feel satisfied when admiring the pure unspoiled beauty of The Three-Tier Waterfall – The waterfall in the little-known Ta Dung National Park. The waterfall has three floors, on the top floor there are many large rocks that can organize overnight dining and camping with a capacity of about 7-10 people.
The water in the waterfall here is cool, clear, the edge flows from upstream and then rushes into the cliffs, it is vivid and poetic. The lower the cascades, the stronger the flow of water from above, creating a beautiful white silk strip. A characteristic of this area is that there are many butterflies with different colors, so when you come to explore the waterfalls in Ta Dung National Park, you can bring yourself extremely vivid photos thanks to the beauty from that nature.
SUN FALLS – WATERFALLS IN TA DUNG NATIONAL PARK
The waterfalls are like the soul of Dak Nong, giving this land beautiful scenery full of grandeur and attraction. Many tourists come to Dak Nong sometimes just because of their passion for conquering beautiful, magnificent and enchanting waterfalls.
Sun Falls is a waterfall in Ta Dung National Park, located right on Ta Dung Mountain, to reach this place, you have to travel 18km from the foot of the mountain. The Sun Falls has a height of 40 meters, one of the most unspoiled and majestic waterfalls in the Central Highlands, this will be a place worth exploring when conquering Ta Dung peak in Dak Nong.
Characteristic of the waterfalls here is the extremely cool water source, the waterfall flows gently from upstream, not intense and rushing, so it is very poetic and friendly. At the foot of the waterfall there are also empty and flat rocks, which are suitable for camping with family and friends overnight. Camping experience in the forest at night will be extremely interesting challenges and experiences for those who love and desire to immerse themselves with nature, forests and mountains.
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