Gia Lai is a mountainous province - situated in the northern border on the central Highland at 600 - 800m high above sea level. It shares border with Kon Tum province on the north, Gia Lai, Dak Lak province on the south, Cambodia on the west with 90km of national borders, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen on the east.
Gia Lai is the source of many river systems down to the coast and Cambodia such as Ba, Se San River and other streams. The land has many streams and lakes, rapids waterfall, Pass and primeval forests create spectacular romantic natural scenery, bold original pristine mountain forests of the Highlands. That's Kon Ka Kinh and Kon Cha Rang rainforests to be home of many rare animals, wild waterfall around Khoeng in Chu Prong district, Phu Cuong romantic waterfall in Chu Se district. Many beautiful streams such as White Rock springs, streams, Mo and other scenic spots such as wharf "Mong" in Pa River, Lake (To Nung Lake) in the vast mountains - Ham Rong mountain peak which is 1.092m high with mouth of a volcano off.
Gia Lai has glorious revolutionary tradition; Tay Son Thuong was the first base of King Quang Trung, the hometown of hero Nup. There are many famous battle sites of Gia Lai such as Pleime, Cheo Reo, La Rang that have gone into history.
To Nung lake
To Nung Lake Location: To Nung Lake is located in Bien Ho commune, Pleiku City, Gia Lai province.
Features: To Nung Lake is a volcano crater was shut down hundreds of millions year ago. Lake is oval in shape with the area of 230ha. The road leading to the lake is a picturesque image, flanked by the blue pine trees. End of the road, climbing up the stone stairs, visitors will step into the very romantic house which was built on a hill. The full blue water all the year around that we can see many attractive shoals of fish are swimming underwater. Lake has a depth of 20 to 40 meters. This is the basket of fish, annually provides hundreds of tons of fish for Pleiku. The canoe surfing on the lake surface was smooth and interesting
The scenery around the lake is spectacular, the trees and the flowers blooming along the lake, the butterflies, and the birds singing every morning. Beside, there are many vast forests, rolling winding hills but the canoe crossing the water.
In summer, the fresh and cool air will make visitors have pleasure feel. It can be said that the lake has absorbed the hot wind to bring the vast highlands fresh breezes. This is not only a source of drinking water, water for crops and livestock for a large area but also provide hundreds of tons of fish, shrimp every year. The lake brings huge important marine natural resources, especially to the highlands at an altitude of nearly thousand meters above sea level Water Lake with many rare perspective emerged as a ruby in the middle of the vast red land Highland.
The Lake nears Highway 14 and Highway 19, so it very convenient for visitors to observe. Visitors can overview the red land basalt hills, tea and coffee plantation hills. That is the Pleiku city- the mountain town, foggy mountain city. Far distance is vast forests; rolling hills Visitors also see the high throw home within a radius of 6km on the south of Ham Rong Mountain.
To Nung Lake is like a pearl of Pleiku, those provinces on Central Highlands is very recommended destination domestic and international tourists
Xung Khoeng Waterfall and Chư Hơ Rông Mountain
Location: Xung Khoeng Waterfall and Chư Hơ Rông Mountain belong to Chu Ho Rong district.
Features: The Waterfall with 40 meter high down as a white silk pattern with extended large face, relatively flat. In both sides of the waterfall, luxuriant trees grows highly and large canopy trees.
We can hear the sound of water loudly, water pouring from a height like a white silk. Large, widespread face and relatively flat. Both sides, luxuriant plants grow. Behind the waterfall is a deep blue sky high inshore cage. Water poured down the side bends in soft rock, rock floating above the water surface to remove white foam. Water flows in rocks; the green grass makes a clear water lake, close to the surrounding cliffs.
Sitting on the rock covered by moss, looking up the blue sky, cool wind, the air filled with steam caress the skin, eyes and ears hear the flow steady bass hero bucket of water on the cliffs, the sound seemed endless, as the bell, the sound of gongs, drums in the village at the festival.
Xung Khoeng Waterfall is the exciting place, where visitors can not only watch nature's grandeur but also easily take the fresh air that makes their mind relaxed and calm. If you want to feel stronger and eager to learn, you can hold a climb. Chu Rong Mountain is about 10km far from Pleiku Town on the southeast. The mountain is high, possibly up to 1,600m, and originated from the volcano that have shut down for a long time.
Surrounding foothills, fertile soil, plant trees interspersed with dense forest. Archaeologists and ethnographers have recently unearthed many archaeological sites of the Neolithic, pottery ... The road to the mountain slopes and low but rugged, winding. Soft land reveals the huge rock. Cliff sometimes reveal a small stream, flowing water quietly or a steep waterfall, water washed through the hole. Vegetation on the road is so diverse. The array of broad-leaved trees, growing mixed with deciduous trees, making ever-changing scenery on every step. Chu Rong Mountain is the site that attracts many tourists.