Dak Nong Global Geopark: A tourist highlight among the great highlands

As a convergence of geological, archeological, cultural, and biodiversity values, Dak Nong Global Geopark promises to be an international tourist attraction in the future.

Lieng Nung Waterfall
Lieng Nung Waterfall

Recently recognized by the Program and International Relations Committee of the Executive Council of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a Global Geopark, Dak Nong Geopark of Vietnam Nam promises to be an international tourist attraction in the future.

Stretching over an area of 4,760 km2, including districts Krong No, Cu Jut, Dak Mil, Dak Song, Dak G’long, and Gia Nghia town, Dak Nong Geopark has about 65 geological and geological heritage sites. including a system of nearly 50 caves with a total length of more than 10,000 m, craters, waterfalls …

Nam Kar Volcano P8 Cave (Dak Nong Global Geopark)
Nam Kar Volcano

This place has long been known as a rich land with a tropical forest ecosystem, which holds typical values ​​of biodiversity. This land also preserves many unique cultural, geological, and natural features as well as traces of prehistoric activities.

The history of this land goes back 140 million years ago, when it was part of a vast ocean with traces found such as sedimentary rocks, chrysanthemums, and other fossils. . Tectonic movement of the Earth’s crust has caused this area to be raised and volcanic appearance. It was volcanic eruptions that covered half of the area with layers of basalt lava.

P8 Cave (Dak Nong Global Geopark)
P8 Cave

As a part of the poetic and majestic M’Nong plateau, Dak Nong Geopark is the convergence of typical geological, archaeological, cultural, and biodiversity values ​​of the area.

Geoparks Dak Nong is the connection model, help visitors learn about the formation of the earth, through the form of geological tourism. This model promotes education and awareness-raising for people and visitors to live harmoniously with nature, to appreciate the values and resources of nature.

Ta Dung National Park (Dak Nong Global Geopark)
Ta Dung National Park

Tourists will visit and admire the unique and pristine basal volcanic cave system which has set the longest record in Southeast Asia (starting from Krong No district); admire the pristine and majestic landscapes such as the Bang Mo volcano (Cu Jut district), Nam Gleh R’luh volcano (Dak Mil district); taking part in the journey to source in Ede villages, M’Nong with many unique features of the indigenous culture; visit Ta Dung National Park with scenic Ta Dung Lake, which is known as Ha Long Bay on the plateau …

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