Dam Rong
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Dam Rong

Dam Rong is a land with a combination of forest scent and mountain air. The place has beautiful, rustic landscapes but strong enough to leave a mark in the hearts of travelers. Let’s start the journey with Origin Vietnam to explore this wild and majestic land.

IMG Lomburr Peak 7

1. Where is Dam Rong?

This is a mountainous district located in the northwest of Lam Dong province. The terrain is mainly low hills and valleys. About 105 km northwest of Da Lat city and about 358 km northeast of Ho Chi Minh city. With geographical location:

  • The East and Southeast border Lac Duong district
  • The southwest borders Lam Ha district
  • The West borders Dak Glong district, Dak Nong province
  • The North and Northwest border Lak district, Dak Lak province

2. How is Dam Rong unique?

Dam Rong is a mountainous district, located in the Northwest of Lam Dong, with a total natural area of ​​86,090 hectares, of which the majority is forestry land with 66,909 hectares, accounting for 77.1% of the natural area. Established in 2004, Dam Rong is one of the most difficult districts in Vietnam and Lam Dong province.

Although Dam Rong is still quite wild and one of the difficult districts, it has now been invested in tourism development. This is one of the attractive destinations for tourists every time they have the opportunity to travel to Lam Dong.

Especially, Dam Rong district is famous for its majestic waterfalls, hot springs and vast forests, so it attracts many tourists every year and the vast forest attracts many tourists every year. Besides, Dam Rong is inhabited by ethnic people: Tay, Nung, Dao. Muong, Thai, Hoa and H’Mong,…

3. When is the best time to visit Dam Rong?

Thanks to the mild and cool climate. Temperature ranges from 18 – 22 o C. Dam Rong weather is divided into two distinct seasons: rainy season and dry season.

  • Dry season (from December to April): The weather during this period is pleasant, cool, although sunny but not harsh. This is a favorable time to explore Dam Rong.
  • Rainy season (from May to November): due to the terrain including winding roads and many slopes, during this period you should check the weather before moving to facilitate the journey of discovery.
IMG Phi Lieng Waterfall 1

4. How to get to Dam Rong?

Do Dam Rong is a mountainous district of Lam Dong. To get to Dam Rong, you can choose to travel by many different types of means. Such as plane, bus or motorbike to Da Lat and then move to Dam Rong.

4.1 Aircraft

If you fly from provinces with airports such as Hanoi, Hai Phong, Can Tho, Da Nang, Hue, Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc… then you can catch a flight straight to Lien Khuong Da airport. Lat. Then from Da Lat you can catch a bus, motorbike or car to Dam Rong.

4.2 Passenger cars

From Saigon or other big cities where you live, take a bus to Da Lat then move to Dam Rong.

4.3 Motorcycles

For those who love to explore nature and have the freedom to be proactive in their journey. You can use a motorbike to reach Dam Rong. However, you should check the weather forecast before departing. Because, Dam Rong is a mountainous district so the road is difficult and dangerous. You should consider carefully before choosing a motorbike as a means of transportation.

5. Sightseeings in Dam Rong

5.1. Phi Lieng Waterfall

IMG Phi Lieng Waterfall 2

Known as the number one waterfall in the Central Highlands, Phi Lieng Waterfall has a wild, majestic and powerful beauty like the soul of the people of this vast land. Phi Lieng Waterfall is also known as the 7-storey waterfall, like a precious gem located in the middle of the mountains and forests bestowed by nature on Dam Rong.

When coming to this place, visitors will listen to the roaring sound of the waterfall pouring down day and night, immersing themselves in the cool air of the surrounding trees. In addition, at the foot of the waterfall there is also overnight camping and dining services, suitable for those who want to stop to rest at Phi Lieng waterfall.

This sacred and majestic waterfall is surrounded by overlapping stone walls. Surrounded by deep forests,…all create a wild, strong but also very loving beauty, like a unique quality of the sunny, windy Central Highlands land.

In particular, you need to have health and endurance to conquer Phi Lieng waterfall because the journey here is extremely arduous. There are beautiful roads that are quite easy to follow, but there are still very dangerous places, requiring “travelers” to overcome challenges. However, when you reach the waterfall, visitors will definitely feel wonderful about the journey they have gone through because you will be able to admire firsthand the mysterious and wild beauty of this place.

5.2. Dam Rong hot spring

IMG Dam Rong Hot Spring 1

If you have ever been to Dam Rong, you will not be able to help but go to Dam Rong hot spring – an extremely famous place and characteristic of this whole district. This is considered an eco-tourism destination as well as a special medical treatment to help relax people after stressful working days. Hot springs are considered a useful treatment for some bone, joint and neurological diseases, detoxify people, and restore health when overworked.

The average temperature of the hot spring is about 40-45 degrees Celsius, so you can comfortably soak for 20 minutes to relax and breathe the fresh air. This place is surrounded by many rows of green forest trees so the weather is extremely airy and cool.

5.3. Lomburr Peak – Lactour Campsite

IMG Lomburr Peak 6

Lomburr Peak is an attractive but little-known place. Here, you will admire the mountains and forests from above, embracing the vast and majestic scenery. With an altitude of about 1800m, visitors can also watch the sunset gradually fall and dawn begin to rise to its fullest.

On this road, you can not only enjoy the beauty of nature but also learn, interact and discover the unique culture of the K’Ho people living deep in the deep forest.

However, you need to have good health and a refreshing, enthusiastic spirit to be able to conquer this peak. Currently, there is a service to explore Mount Lomburr in groups to help visitors have a more specific schedule, avoid getting lost and have a fun and safe trip.

5.4. Phi Lieng Parish Church

IMG Phi Lieng Parish Church

The church has a solemn and peaceful atmosphere, regularly organizing ceremonies for worshipers in the most meticulous and friendly way. In addition, Phi Lieng Parish Church also has the main orange color and the communal house architecture of the indigenous people, so it looks very new and unique. If you are Catholic, don’t miss this place.

6. Enjoying Lam Dong specialties when traveling to Dam Rong

6.1 Enjoying unique cuisine

6.1.1 Da Lat grilled spring rolls:

Da Lat grilled spring rolls must be made from fresh meat. When eating, it must be eaten with raw vegetables, rice paper, and pickles. A grilled spring roll will be full of the rich, fragrant taste of grilled spring rolls, the sour taste of pickles, the cool taste of green vegetables,…

One thing that makes the unique flavor of Da Lat grilled spring rolls is the dipping sauce. It is a yellow soy sauce made from the most delicious and fragrant sticky rice. It’s not too thin or too thick, but it’s viscous enough to create stickiness, yet rich and delicious.

6.1.2 Banh Canh

The noodle soup here has a chewy, opaque texture. The water is slightly viscous, the color is slightly red and extremely fragrant. A standard bowl of Banh Canh includes meat, plus a large piece of sausage next to a few pieces of chewy, chewy fish cake.

6.1.3 Artichoke soup with pork trotters

As a specialty of Da Lat, artichoke soup stewed with pork trotters eaten anywhere else does not have the same flavor as the one here. Among artichoke dishes, stewed pork trotters are the most popular. Eating a piece of artichoke or simmered pork trotters, you will see the complete blend of flavors of the dish.

6.1.4 Dalat meatball bread

The ground meat balls are marinated with their own spices, rolled into balls, boiled, then scooped out into a bowl of rich broth, all served with bread. Shumai bread is a specialty of Da Lat that many people love

6.1.5 Grilled rice paper

The main ingredients that make up the dish are rice paper and chicken eggs, sprinkled with a little green onion and dried shrimp. When eating, just add a little chili sauce, fold it into a ball and diners can enjoy a dish that makes many people remember. There are also many other delicious dishes such as Banh Can, Banh Can with chicken intestines, Pho,…

6.2 What to buy as a gift when coming to Dam Rong?

6.2.1 Dam Rong laba banana

Dam Rong laba bananas have a delicious, sweet flavor, so many people know them and buy them as gifts for friends and relatives. Laba bananas are grown in the rustic land of Dam Rong, without pesticides or chemicals, so they are extremely safe for health.

6.2.2 Pineapple honey from Dam Rong

Dam Rong honey pineapple has a sweet, succulent and fragrant taste and will be a special gift this place gives to visitors. You can enjoy honey pineapple with chili salt to fully feel its special flavor.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Dam Rong

Below are some suggested accommodation services in Dam Rong for your reference:

  • Quoc Sang Guesthouse. Address: National Highway 27, Central Village, Phi Lieng Commune, Phi Lieng, Dam Rong, Lam Dong.
  • Phuong Lan Guest House. Address: Lieng SrôH, Dam Rong, Lam Dong.
  • Phuc n Guesthouse. Address: Phi Lieng, Dam Rong, Lam Dong.
  • Quynh Nhu Guest House. Address: Da Long, Dam Rong, Lam Dong.
  • Son Truong Guest House. Address: Lieng SrôH, Dam Rong, Lam Dong.
  • Hien Hoa Guesthouse. Address: Da Rsal Commune, Dam Rong, Lam Dong.
  • Tuan Vuong Guesthouse. Address: Da Rsal Commune, Dam Rong, Lam Dong.
  • Duc Nghia Guesthouse. Address: Da Rsal Commune, Dam Rong, Lam Dong.
  • Tuan Minh Guest House. Address: Phi Lieng, Dam Rong, Lam Dong.

With an attractive tourist landscape and multi-ethnic culture, Dam Rong district possesses many potentials and strengths to develop various types of tourism and attract tourists. If you are planning your upcoming tours to Da Lat and want to explore Dam Rong. Don’t forget to contact Origin Vietnam – a professional tour operator, we will definitely not disappoint you.

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