View of Son Tra Peninsula

DA NANG Nature diversity, mountains and forests, with the beauty of the "primate queen" attracts tourists to visit the peninsula.

Son Tra Peninsula (Tho Quang Ward, Son Tra District) fanciful in the mist at dawn. Riding a motorbike along the Hoang Sa coastal road, visitors will discover the beauty of Son Tra Peninsula.

The peninsula covers an area of ​​more than 4,400 hectares, 13 km long with a circumference of about 60 km, an average height of 350 m, the highest place on Son Tra Mountain is the top of Snail near 700 m. Along with Hai Van pass and Danang bay, Son Tra peninsula is like a screen to protect and shield Da Nang city. Son Tra is about 10 km northeast of Danang center.

The series of photos was taken by photographer Pham Phung (living and working in Da Nang City).

The architectural complex of Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda is highlighted by the 67 m high statue of Bodhisattva Bodhisattva standing on a lotus with a diameter of 35 m. From here, visitors can see the entire Son Tra peninsula.

Statue of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva majesty and fanciful in the night "Moon Flower" on 7/5. May 202020 super moon is called the Moon Flower because it takes place in the month of flowering in many countries around the world, reaching the peak with a brightness greater than 30% of the full moon.

View of Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda and the statue of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva with direction overlooking the East Sea. The temple is located at an altitude of 693 m above sea level, is a complex of many items including the main hall, the ancestor's house, the lecture hall, the road and the library.

Runners paragliding on the Son Tra Peninsula. Owning a diverse natural landscape, this is one of the ideal places to organize national and international paragliding tournaments, attracting domestic and foreign paragliding pilots to explore and experience.

Pham Phung said that the picture was taken on the occasion of the Danang Open Paragliding tournament entitled "Flying over Tien Sa" held in two days from 27 to 28 July 2019. The athletes start at the flight point on Son Tra peninsula, then land on Tho Quang beach.

Red-shanked douc langur resting on branches covered with cool purple flowers. The statistics show that Son Tra has nearly 1,000 species of plants, including 22 rare species. The peninsula is also home to hundreds of animal species, including the red-shanked douc langur known as the "primate queen" on the Son Tra peninsula, with a population of about 300 to 400 animals, currently under government control. Strict local conservation.

Son Tra is the most enchanting tourist in the "changing clothes" season in April - June, when the forest is blooming with red and yellow flowers, ironwood is full of flowers and cool purple trees.

After the rains, the whole peaceful forest became agitated with the langurs calling the herds to feed on the steep slope.

Langur relaxes on a branch of ironwood during the flowering season. Lim flat 9-10 meters high, growing in the forest in the area near the Tien Sa. From Yet Kieu Street, visitors who follow the steep path to Son Tra about 2 km will encounter outstanding yellow flowers.

Son Tra peninsula is a closed ecosystem with 4 types of forests divided by elevation from top to bottom, creating an ideal habitat for species. On the peninsula there are indigenous endemic birds such as kingfishers, bile suckers, pheasants, wild chickens, waterfowl, watercats, painted foxes or stoned rocks. In which birds suck red bile (also known as firecrackers) with prominent feathers, specializing in sucking nectar and eating insects. Honey-nosed birds have long, thin, curved beaks, adapted to the life of eating nectar and insects.

The Creator bestowed on Da Nang its unique Son Tra Peninsula with a key position in terms of defense, forest ecosystems and marine biodiversity. Seen from above, Son Tra peninsula looks like a mushroom, the mushroom head is Son Tra mountain and the mushroom body is golden sand deposits.

In the photo is Tien Sa port located in Danang Bay, leaning back on Son Tra peninsula. This is a deep natural seaport, the deepest 12 m of water; there is a container terminal area with a system of warehouses, breakwaters, modern specialized equipment, serving goods trade and economic development and tourism.

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