Conquering Hang En Waterfall in Gia Lai
Update: Jun 17, 2024
Located in Kon Chu Rang Nature Reserve in the communes of Son Lang and Dak Roong of K’bang District, in the Central Highlands Province of Gia Lai, Hang En Waterfall (also known as K50 Waterfall) is a trekking destination that has attracted many travellers, who love adventure tourism and exploring.

Hang En is one of the beautiful waterfalls of the Central Highlands region. (Photo: Quoc Thai)

As one of the beautiful waterfalls of the Central Highlands, Hang En is about 54 metres high and 20-100 metres wide. From the heart of the mountain, the water flows strongly down the stream, creating white foam like a giant soft silk strip across the forest. The beauty of K50 Waterfall has been referred to by many people using beautiful phrases, such as “the fairy in the middle of the Central Highlands", or "silver silk in the middle of the Central Highlands green forest".

Coming to K50 Waterfall, visitors not only enjoy the majestic scenery but also have the opportunity to learn about the diverse ecosystem of Kon Chu Rang Nature Reserve. However, to reach the waterfall, travellers have to go through a nearly two-day and night journey, passing through the forest, which is quite thorny, challenging and dangerous. Therefore, visitors should prepare all the necessary tools to support trekking. First is a good backpack, a pair of shoes with relatively good grip and trekking poles. In addition, trekkers should bring all the necessary camping equipment, such as tents, sleeping bags, flashlights, medicine, food and water. Alternatively, to not have to carry these things, travellers can contact local trekking tour providers for maximum support during the trip.

The best time for the experience of conquering K50 Waterfall is from January to June, when the weather is sunny, dry and with little rain. However, to participate in trekking, visitors need to have stable and resilient health. The waterfall trekking schedule is contraindicated for people with high blood pressure, hypocalcemia, asthma, cardiovascular disease, epilepsy and other chronic diseases. In addition, before conquering K50 Waterfall, trekkers need to make a schedule in advance and register with the rangers at the Kon Chu Rang Nature Reserve. Most importantly, it is crucial to carefully check the weather forecast, so that the trekking process is not interrupted.

Conquering Hang En Waterfall is an interesting experience that youths should have at least once in their life. If you want to challenge yourself with a long journey of discovery, you can choose this place to start.

Quoc Thai  - Translated by NDO

NDO - - June 16, 2024