Discovering community-based tourism village Kon Kơ Tu in Kon Tum
As an historical village in a mountainous space, the Kon Kơ Tu community-based tourism village in Kon Tum Metropolis attracts guests due to the pristine great thing about the native Ba Na ethnic tradition.
Overview of Kon Kơ Tu community-based tourism village. — Picture hovi.vn
The village is positioned on the banks of the Đăk Bla River and is among the oldest villages in Kon Tum Metropolis within the province of the identical title.
Coming right here, we admired the Rông lengthy home hovering within the blue sky which is a group home for the frequent actions of villagers reminiscent of conferences, festivals, or welcoming, and in addition immersed ourselves in xoang dances, participated in hand-loom weaving and danced with the individuals to the sound of gongs.
On the way in which, we noticed the winding paths alongside the legendary Đăk Bla River. The 2 sides of the highway to the village are filled with pink grass. Within the distance are sandy seashores adorned with mild purple sugarcane blended with overlapping mountains to create a peaceable village scene.
Coming into the village, we felt a peace completely different from the noisy life outdoors. The enjoyable and refreshing laughter of the kids blended with the sound of weaving and the sound of carving statues to create a lovely previous village.
At present, Kon Kơ Tu Village has 92 households with 530 Ba Na individuals. As a result of the village was fashioned very early, it nonetheless retains its historical, wild and majestic pure magnificence.
Standing in Kon Kơ Tu and trying to the east, we might see the highest of Kong Muk Mountain mirrored on the Đăk Bla River. About 5km alongside the financial institution of the river is a flat, sandy seashore that embraces the traditional village like a mom holding her little one in her coronary heart.
Though it’s the oldest village within the metropolis, Kon Kơ Tu nonetheless retains the pristine great thing about a Ba Na village.
Surrounding the lengthy communal home is a system of stilt homes dealing with the south as within the native traditions, this can be a beneficial path to enhance the luck and lives of the villagers.
The village nonetheless has greater than 20 stilt homes constructed within the conventional fashion. A Ba Na stilt home is characterised by an oblong mannequin with a median size of about 10m. Every home consists of 12 pillars and is split equally by six pillars on either side to create stability and stability for the home. The Ba Na usually arrange pillars of homes made of varied sorts of wooden. The steps of the home are often made from wooden and meticulously carved.
Rông lengthy home, the image of Kon Kơ Tu community-based tourism village. — VNA/VNS Picture Dư Toán
Within the lengthy stilt homes, there’ll often be three to 4 generations of the Ba Na residing collectively.
The Kon Kơ Tu villagers are very hospitable. Along with cultural change and getting acquainted with people songs and conventional musical devices of gongs, we participated in the brand new rice pageant.
Within the afternoon, we rented boats to admire the romantic Đăk Bla River and benefit from the clear, recent air of the mountains and rivers right here.
At night time, we loved rượu cần (wine drunk out of a jar by pipes) of the Ba Na individuals and heard them speak about their lives, in addition to the cultural customs within the area. And naturally, we loved the native meals like fried forest bamboo shoots, grilled hen with salt and pepper and river fish.
The Kon Kơ Tu community-based tourism village simply debuted in July final yr.
In accordance with Kon Kơ Tu villager A Kâm, native tourism has grown lately however native individuals had been principally disorganised. After the Individuals’s Committee of Kon Tum Metropolis launched a challenge to help the event of community-based tourism in villages final yr, tourism within the locality has developed even additional.
A lady weaves brocade at Kon Kơ Tu community-based tourism village. — Picture kontumcity.kontum.gov.vn
With the help of the municipal Individuals’s Committee and preferential loans, many households have invested in constructing and upgrading homes, rooms and campuses. They’ve additionally supplied new sorts of excursions with completely different experiences to draw vacationers.
With the distinctive structure and cultural options of the Ba Na, Kon Kơ Tu Village is a lovely vacation spot in Kon Tum.