Following a climbing group to explore the “roof” of Nha Trang provides not only fascinating experiences, but also life experiences and lessons about how to adapt to the jungle.
Walk in the jungle and see Nha Trang from above
Teacher Pham Vu Thanh An – a teacher at Vo Van Quy Secondary School, who led the group – said the climb up Hoang Ngu Son Mountain is quite steep, with several difficult sections due to large rocks, slippery dirt roads and narrow streams. Are. .There are many thatched meadows nearby… Therefore, before the climb, participants need to be in good health, physically and mentally prepared.
“There is about 5 km of forest road from the foot of the mountain to the top. Depending on the speed and physical strength of the group, the climbing time is 3 to 4 hours… The higher you go, the thinner the air becomes, and the scenery Changes gradually,” Mr N said.
Heading towards the thatched meadows halfway up the mountain, it was getting dark, group members began setting up tents, lit campfires and waited for the dazzling coastal city of Nha Trang to be visible when the lights finally came on. Seeing the entire city from above, many people became happy and started enjoying.
Early in the morning the group continued their journey, pulling members up a steep cliff. Ngo Quan Nghia (tourist from Nha Trang city) said that it was the first time he had conquered Hoang Ngu Son peak and would plant a tree. Validate my efforts.
“On this trip I learned many more experiences such as using red string to mark the location of a path in the forest, or how to recognize when approaching a river, where vegetation, especially moss, will appear. From this, I understood that apart from mountaineering, experience and physical strength, it requires cohesion, trust and compliance with the coordination of the group leader,” Nghia said.
Saluting the flag at the highest point in Nha Trang
Reaching the top of Hoang Ngu Son, all fatigue gone, many members of the group ran to the cliff face to greet the first sunrise.
Dressed in red flag shirts with yellow stars, waving the flag, everyone sang the national anthem. Ms Pham Thi Thanh Truc shared: “It is a feeling of pride for me to stand at the highest point in Nha Trang and salute the flag on National Day.”
Ms. Truc said this is the third time she has come here, but every time she comes back she has a very different experience. If investment is made in Hoang Ngu Son, it will be an attractive trekking destination for tourists.
According to some professional climbers, tourists who want to explore Hoang Ngu Son should go with locals who are familiar with the jungle routes. They should not go in rainy and stormy weather as it is easy to be slippery and dangerous. Fast flowing water. Food, drinks, and personal items such as a tent, mosquito repellent spray, flashlights… should be carefully prepared before the trip.
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