Bien Ho (T'Nung Lake)
Bien Ho (T'Nung Lake)

Gia Lai Travel Guide

Gia Lai Province is located in the heart of the Central Highlands of Vietnam. The province offers temperate climate, rolling hills, forests and a profusion of ethnic minorities.

Gia Lai was where brutal battles took place between Vietnam's People Army and the US Army during the Vietnam – American War and some sites of the former battlefields can be visited today. Besides, Gia Lai has a temperate climate and rolling hills which are suitable for trekking and cycling adventures. AdventureGreen has a wide range of discovery adventure tours in Gia Lai Province: hiking tours, cultural adventure trips and war tours.

T'nung Lake - Bien Ho Lake - Gia Lai - Vietnam
T'nung Lake - Bien Ho Lake - Gia Lai - Vietnam

Adventure Travel & Ecotourism, Things To Do and Tourist Attractions in Gia Lai
1/ To Nung (T’Nung) Lake
The lake is 6km from Pleiku with scenic mountains.

2/ Hang En Waterfall and Kon Chu Rang Nature Reserve
The Kon Ch’rang (Kon Chu Rang) Nature Reserve is 160km northeast of Pleiku near the border between Gia Lai and Binh Dinh. The forested area of the nature reserve is 15,900 hectares with ecosystem of the East and West of the Truong Son Range. There are 10 waterfalls in the nature reserve and there are Ba Na communities in the area which can be visited on your trip here.

Hang En Waterfall is the most magnificent waterfall in the nature reserve. To get there, one have to travel to a cow farm by truck or motorbike, then trek for 5km on a steep mountain slope. If you depart at mid day, then it is necessary to bring along a tent for the night. There is a Hang En (Cave of Swallows) right below the waterfall which makes it unbelievable.

How to get to and how to travel around Gia Lai
By air: There are flights between Pleiku – Hanoi and Pleiku – Ho Chi Minh City.
By road: The capital town of the province is Pleiku, 49km south of  Kon Tum and 200km north of Buon Ma Thuot.