Located 50km from Da Lat, Pongour waterfall with great natural scenery is attracting large number of visitors.
Pongour also known as Floor Seven Falls is located in Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province, 50km from the center of Da Lat on the south.
Cascades from a height of 40m, spread over 100m, through the ladder system 7-storey stone. Surrounding the waterfall is primeval forest with abundant vegetation diversity.
This is the famous waterfalls and majestic beauty dreamy Southern Highlands zone, which the French regarded as the falls "most majestic of Indochina". Waterfall grandeur of King Bao Dai is also recognized as "the first natural waterfall Nam" (meaning sun mightiest waterfalls of Vietnam) about 60 years ago. By 2000, the Ministry of Culture - Sports and Tourism has decided to recognize this place is historic and national landscape.
Road to the waterfall is quite nice and quiet, if you go to there in October will see messages image yellow flowers in full bloom, yellow roadside.
According to legend, ancient lands by a female chieftain ruled K'ho named Kanai. She has conquered the beasts resources, create favorable conditions for the benefit for people, including four huge rhinoceros always obey her unusual move mountains to prevent the stream, ready to explore shifting fight enemies, protect the villagers.
On a spring day, the day of the full moon in January, she breathed her last. Four rhinos her side around the clock did not bother to eat or drink but sad death. Suddenly, a bright dawn half opened, people admiring surprised where she rests majestically beautiful waterfalls, streams her hair into the blue water, and green moss stone steps from high to low as a base for mining that's the rhino horns were dead flowers that make up gypsum. It is also a symbol of unity, eternal bond between humans and the natural vastness.
The festival in the spring in Pongour
Every year on the fifteenth day of January, in this institution the Spring Festival, a place where people can interact, meet each others; organize traditional games, so that this place attracts many tourists domestically and internationally.