Opening way to develop tourism in Khanh Son district

Sunday, 29/11/2020, 23:27 [GMT+7]

Opening way to develop tourism in Khanh Son district

Potentials and strengths of Khanh Son district for tourism seem to be forgotten for a long time, the. With a lot of efforts to awake tourism of Khanh Son district now, the tourism here has changed and promises to be an attractive destination in Khanh Hoa Province.
 
 
Awakening the beauty of the mountainous area
 
 
In recent years, Khanh Son district has carried out a series of activities to introduce the image of nature and local people to tourists. Large-sized panels of Ta Gu waterfall (Son Hiep commune) have been put in suitable locations, tourist site guiding boards are also located along the Provincial Road 9. Press agencies also have articles and television reports to introduce tourism potentials, the land and the people of Khanh Son. In addition, the district also organizes a number of cultural and sport events. In particular, in 2019, the district successfully organized the first fruit festival, attracting more than 10,000 visitors to see and enjoy typical agricultural products and local cultural features. The tourism website of Khanh Son has contributed to bringing cultural and tourist activities here to visitors closer and more lively.
 
 
Khanh Son district has also invested in the construction of technical works at Ta Gu waterfall with a total capital of more than VND 8.5 billion. In particular, the project to upgrade the road to Ta Gu waterfall tourist site has been completed and put into use. The district has also built a stopover at the mountain pass peak with an area of 1.5 hectares for tourists to rest and learn about the cultural features, landmarks and specialties of the district. The landscape at Cay Da (in Ba Cum Bac commune) is expected to be completed by the end of 2020. The 20-11 square in the heart of To Hap town has been completed, becoming a place for many people to come. In addition, the district has also carried out the project to restore Khanh Son stone herd, built the stele to celebrate the win of Them Dau Thuy battle, established Raglai ethnic cultural teams in communes, towns ... to honor and preserve the historical values and the traditional cultural values. In order to beautify To Hap Town and create a highlight, the district has implemented a flower planting project on the main streets in the town. 
 
 
According to Chairman of Khanh Son District People's Committee Nguyen Van Nhuan, with a lot of efforts, tourism activities in Khanh Son have shown positive signs. In recent years, Khanh Son averagely welcomes 2,500 visitors each year. The district has cooperated with a number of travel companies to build tours. In June 2020, the first hotels in the district - Khanh Viet Hotel was put into service. In addition, some households and gardeners have received accepting visitors to come and stay. Restaurants, transportation services and human resources were able to meet the basic needs of visitors.
 

 

Culture feature of Raglai people in Khanh Son preserved and upheld
Culture feature of Raglai people in Khanh Son preserved and upheld
 
 
Towards green tourism
 
 
Khanh Son is a land full of natural resources, indigenous cultural strengths and historical traditions to contribute to enriching tourism products of Khanh Hoa province.
 
 
According to Nguyen Thi Le Thanh - Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Tourism, Khanh Son district has many advantages to develop sustainable tourism and green tourism, exploit traditional cultural values  of Raglai people to develop community based tourism. Visitors can visit to learn about the cultural life and production practices of ethnic minority peoples, and enjoying local farm products such as durian, purple sugarcane, rambutan, jackfruit, green-skin grapefruit ... right in the garden houses. The local people here still keep many traditional crafts, which are also necessary conditions to craft unique souvenirs. In the evening, visitors can exchange with local people or learn about the typical musical instruments of Raglai people.
 
 
Recently, ANEX Vietnam Travel and Trading Co., Ltd has offered to invest in 2 projects in Khanh Son, including Doi Thong tourist area (between Son Binh commune and Son Hiep commune) and Ta Gu waterfall eco-tourism area. If it becomes a reality, it will be a boost to local tourism. However, in order for tourism activities in Khanh Son to develop, the district needs to pay attention to investment in resources, transportation system, accommodation service facilities, linking... In particular, the district needs to have a plan, zone off to protect tourism resources, natural forest ecosystems and cultural featurers of local people. “We hope the province to soon bring Khanh Son district into the province's tourism development planning; facilitate the implementation of preferential policies to develop and implement projects for tourism development such as supporting the district to raise awareness and capacity of communities to participate and take ownership of tourism activities, linking with travel companies inside and outside the province ", Nguyen Van Nhuan suggested.
 
 
Giang Dinh
 
Translated by T.T