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17/02/2020 - 07:52

Phu Loc travel: Diversified emotions

Every time I have chances to travel to Phu Loc (a district located to the south of Thua Thien Hue province), my feelings are very different. Phu Loc, a destination with charming beautiful landscapes, together with one of the most beautiful coastlines of Vietnam is compared to a watercolor painting.

Beautiful Lang Co Bay is an attractive destination of many tourists

 “Sea bathing, discovering nature, enjoying cuisine and relaxing”

From the time when tourism was just a quite luxurious and unknown concept, Phu Loc has been well-known with Lang Co beach, Lap An lagoon, Cau Hai lagoon, and Mach Ma mountain. More recently, there are also Canh Duong beach, and ecotourism destination with a massive waterfall system.

Lang Co is in top 30 most beautiful bays in the world. Looking towards Lang Co from halfway of Hai Van pass, Lang Co beach is as softly bent as the waist of a girl in her adolescence.

Lang Co covers nearly all of the beauty that is endowed by nature, from the green of tropical mountains and forests, the silky and full of sunshine strips of sand to the cool blue sea, which is as clear as crystal. On the benches set to overlooking the sea, the soothing sound of waves is like the singing, easy to take tourists to the world of peace and contentment, forgetting all the chaos of life.

About 60km away to the south of Hue city center, Bach Ma mountain is famous for being an attractive destination for those who have a passion for adventure and conquer travel. Right at the time setting foot in this place, tourists can feel the fresh and cool atmosphere. From the ancient villas on the top of the mountain, they can look out into the hilly forest area with indistinct clouds. Like Sapa or Da Lat, the climate in Bach Ma is as cool and temperate all year round. Standing on the mountain top which is 1.400m above sea level, tourists can contemplate and enjoy the splendid panorama of Hai Van Pass, Tuy Van Mountain, Cau Hai Lagoon, Truoi Lake, and the sparkling Hue city at night. All seem to merge together to create a perfect beautiful watercolor painting.

Bach Ma National Park is favored by nature with a great number of spectacular beautiful landscapes that delude tourists. Bach Ma gathers a plentiful system of

flora and fauna with many valuable and rare species of wood and animals, or unique streams and waterfalls. The 400m-high and 20m-wide Do Quyen waterfall is a source of sublimated emotions of every tourist when coming here. With this unique beauty, Do Quyen waterfall is compared to an oversleep fairy in Bach Ma forest that every tourist coming here all want to be the princes to wake up the hundred-year sleep.

In 2019, Bach Ma Village was a new tourist area which is put into operation on the foot of Bach Ma Mountain. Coming here, everyone is like straying into the wonderland in the movie “Alice”. With the scenery in Bach Ma Village, tourists are spoilt for “check-in” for the ravishingly beautiful photos. This place has a system of natural cool stream and professional services, ensuring for the wonderful trips in the hot summer of Hue.

Lap An lagoon is located under the foot of Hai Van pass. It brings an astonishing beauty with a white sand dune dividing the water, which brings about a wild and peaceful beauty that captivates people. Lap An maintains its beauty all year round. However, the most beautiful time is from March to June. Visiting Lap An lagoon, tourists cannot miss the activities of contemplating the beautiful sunrise and sunset, as well as posing for some nice photos to save the rare moments here.

In addition to Lap An, Phu Loc also has Cau hai lagoon belonging to the Tam Giang – Cau Hai, the largest lagoon system in Southeast Asia. Cau Hai is as immense as the sea, it is beautified with small islands. Tu Hien sea Gate opens the way for the overflowing lagoon water-stream flowing into the sea. Sailing on the lagoon, tourists can get acquainted with innumerable attractive ways of the fishery of fishermen in the watery area.  Furthermore, they can also enjoy the rich and delicious specific seafood.

Exploiting the specific strengths

Spending the whole summer vacation in Phu Loc, Hoa Hien, a tourist from Da Nang city could hardly resist complimentary. Coming to Phu Loc, everybody will “fall in love” with the majestic beauty here, even the most fastidious people. Therefore, do not forget to bring a camera, if not, you will regret not saving any photos here.

As for 2019, the total number of tourists coming to Phu Loc reached around 1.2 million arrivals; in which, the number of international tourists was over 300 thousand arrivals. In the coming years, Phu Loc is expected to be the leading important destination of the Central region in particular and Vietnam in general when Lang Co – Canh Duong has been planned as a national tourism site until 2025, with a vision to 2030.

Phu Loc has Chan May deep seaport, which is willing to welcome the 5-star vessels after the establishment of the tourism-specialized wharf. A mass of resorts has been exploited such as Laguna Lang Co, the international tourism site Minh Vien, the Mediterranean Resort, etc… together with the new tourist services and products to meet the diversified demands of tourists.

Mr. Nguyen Van Manh, Chairman of People’s Committee of Phu Loc district said that in the coming time, Phu Loc will continue to identify its strength, as well as exploit the own advantages, diversify the tourism products such as sea and lagoon travel; adventure and experiencing travel; sightseeing and leisure travel combined with researching; ecotourism; cultural, spiritual and historical travel, and community travel, etc.

Story: Quang Sang; photo: Anh Jin