NDO – The People’s Committee of Dak Ha district in Kon Tum province held a ceremony on January 9 to inaugurate the Kon Trang Long Loi community-based tourist village, the first of its kind in the district.
99% of the population in Kon Trang Long Loi village are Ro Ngao ethnic people, who have preserved their traditional practices, including living in stilt houses, weaving brocades, and playing gongs.
Visitors to the village have the opportunity to explore the distinct indigenous culture of the Ro Ngao people, taste their delicious dishes such as rice cooked in bamboo pipes, grilled chicken and wine drunk out of a jar via wooden bamboo pipes, as well as enjoying gong performances.
In addition, they can try their hand at playing the traditional musical instruments of the Central Highlanders, weaving and brocading.
According to Deputy Director of the Kon Tum provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the launch of the Kon Trang Long Loi community-based tourism village is expected to contribute to boosting socio-economic development in Dak Ha district while creating a new destination on Kon Tum’s tourist map.
He stressed that the department will continue to coordinate closely with tourist management agencies, travel businesses and local people in the advertising of the village and developing local tourism in a sustainable way.