Chu Dang Ya Volcano (Vietnam) - One of the most impressive volcanic landscapes in the World
Update: Apr 12, 2023
(TITC) - With majestic beauty and intense eruptions, volcanoes represent the power of nature. In addition to the volcanoes in the country of thousands of islands, Indonesia and Diamond Head of the USA, Chu Dang Ya (in the Central Highlands of Vietnam) is a destination worth visiting.

Chu Dang Ya Volcano in Gia Lai Province (Central Highlands of Vietnam) (Photo: Gia Lai Online)

Located in Ploi lagri Village, Chu Dang Ya Commune, Chu Pah District, Gia Lai Province, Chu Dang Ya is about 30 km from the centre of Pleiku city to the northeast, at a height of 500 m above sea level. In Jarai’s language, Chu Dang Ya means wild ginger, it is covered from the four sides with row-on-row charming mountains. The million-year-old lava leaves Chu Dang Ya, the rich Bazan red soil - which is suitable for local people to cultivate a variety of crops, such as corn, potatoes, pumpkins. One major point of this volcano is the terraced fields of various sizes and shapes patched up to form a large blanket covering the whole area.

The extinct Chu Dang Ya volcano boasts year-round beauty and is hailed as one of the most stunning destinations in Central Highlands of Vietnam. From the cloudy mountain in the dry season to yellowish wild sunflowers carpets, Chu Dang Ya has become one of the most attractive destinations in Gia Lai, a little known gem of the country.

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