Ma Thien Lanh – About 100km from Ho Chi Minh City, Tay Ninh is considered an excellent spiritual land of the Southeast region, an interesting and famous destination for spiritual tourism. Tay Ninh tourism all year round attracts visitors from all parts of the country, including a large number of international visitors who come to visit, offer incense and explore.
When it comes to Tay Ninh, we will immediately think of Ba Den Mountain, Tay Ninh Holy See, Nhim Island, or Dau Tieng Lake, etc., but there is still another destination that is quite wild but extremely poetic, which is Ma Thien Lanh.
Where is MA THIEN LANH?
Ma Thien Lanh valley is adjacent to three mountains: Ba Den Mountain, Phung Mountain and Heo Mountain (located in Ba Den Mountain complex, Thanh Tan commune, Tay Ninh city). The road to Ma Thien Lanh area is winding, one side is high cliffs, one side is deep abyss, green trees.
That terrain gives Ma Thien Lanh valley a cool and fresh climate along with the cool Golden stream flowing down from the mountain and lush trees all year round. With majestic and poetic mountain scenery, this place is an ideal eco-tourism and picnic destination.
Especially for those who are passionate about exploring nature. Then Ma Thien Lanh is the most interesting destination that needs to be conquered. Moreover, camping overnight here is also not a bad idea!
Directions to Ma Thien Lanh – Tay Ninh
If you want to travel to Tay Ninh and travel to Ma Thien Lanh, then read the following notes, it will definitely be useful.
If you start from Saigon: go towards National Highway 22A -> Trang Bang junction -> provincial road 782 -> enter town. Tay Ninh -> Provincial Road 758 -> Ma Thien Lanh.
If from Ba Den Mountain tourist area, just run straight towards the foot of the mountain, there will be a small road on the right-hand side, right on the road there will be a signboard. So, you should be assured of one thing because here you will not lose your way, there will be instructions on the provincial road as well as on the way!
Ma Thien Lanh valley is quite a rare tourist destination when it still retains its inherent wildness. Not only that, the scenery here is also extremely majestic, a magical beauty that attracts visitors from the first time they set foot in this place. If you are used to the crowded streets of Saigon, when traveling on this road you will have a strange feeling, lightheaded because this place is “HOT” but still quite deserted. Very addictive for those who love to go hiking.
The quite magical check-in points here are the romantic Golden Stream, Ong Ho cave and the blue Ma Thien Lanh rock lake. In addition, the leafless forest on the screen is no less “genuine”. Because when it comes to the picture, nothing is as beautiful as a fresh natural scene!
Not so that on this road you can also encounter “wine wonders” to add to your virtual living collection. Because Ma Thien Lanh possesses extremely rich vegetation.
Discover the most interesting stop
Rocky Mountain Lake
Nui Da lake in Tay Ninh is likened to Tuyen Lam lake of Da Lat. Although there is not much room to play here. But perhaps it is because the peaceful and quiet space is interesting to attract tourists to visit.
Coming here, it is not difficult for you to find yourself a quality check-in corner. The lake is clear and green, surrounded by a primeval forest. On cool days, this place is often chosen to relax and have a picnic with friends.
Ba Den Mountain is located in the northeast of Tay Ninh city, about 11km from the city center. This is considered the “roof of the South” with an altitude of up to 986m. The mountain is located in a complex of historical and cultural relics. Looking down from Ba Den Mountain, you will see a large plain. Ba Den Mountain is clearly visible against the blue sky, sometimes hidden, sometimes appearing in each layer of white mist. This place also has an architectural complex of communal houses, pagodas, towers, etc. imbued with Buddhist identity and folk beliefs.
Some temples in Ba Den Mountain such as Buddha pagoda, Hang pagoda, Ha pagoda, Van Son pagoda, etc. There are also many small caves such as Ba Co cave, Ba Tuan cave, Thanh Long cave. All together create an attraction that makes every visitor want to come here at least once in their life.
When you come here, you can experience the cable car system that also brings an interesting feeling to visitors. The largest cable station in the world, the total area is up to 19,959m2. Chua Hang Station is uniquely designed, like an ancient temple, inspired by the architecture of Hang Pagoda. The highlight of the station is the statue of Shakyamuni Buddha sitting in meditation on both sides of the station wall.
Things to note when exploring Ma Thien Lanh valley
Preparing for a trip is a crucial step. By your action having a good time and acting as you want is completely dependent on this step
- Always carry identification with you because if you are accompanied by a porter, the border guards will check your documents.
- Food and drink, because this is a wild, natural place, this area has not yet served food and drinks; So, you have to actively prepare for your journey before you leave.
- Clothing: Wear climbing shoes, high grip to avoid slipping, jacket, gloves. You can bring an extra sleeping bag if you want to stay overnight.
- Should bring mosquito repellent, personal flashlight, raincoat…
If you do not have a guide (porter), you absolutely must have a GPS to avoid getting lost in the forest.
- Do not litter indiscriminately at this tourist destination, please keep the common environmental landscape!
If you have a trip to Tay Ninh, you should not miss this destination. Because it will definitely bring you a valuable experience. In particular, if you are a lover of novelty travel, passionate about discovering, conquering, or want to check in the wild and dreamy natural scenery, the more you have to try Ma Thien Lanh once, you will be satisfied and not disappointed!