Just about 30km from the centre of Da Nang, the Lai Thieu eco-tourism site is nestled in Phu Tuc Village, Hoa Phu Commune, Hoa Vang District, Da Nang City. It is a perfect venue for nature lovers and for those who want to make time for privacy away from the hustle and noise of city life.

Visiting this site will be like stepping into a vast wild natural area with small and winding roads along cool streams and green oil palm trees. The colourful flowers, the singing of birds, and the murmur of streams give visitors a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere.

The over 50ha venue boasts its rich population of flora with around 120 different fruit trees. It has been recently recognised by the Viet Nam Guinness Book of Records as the largest fruit tree-growing area in Viet Nam.

Visitors to this site can enjoy numerous diversified fruits from the north, central and south regions of Viet Nam.

In addition to its large orchard, the Lai Thieu eco-tourism site is offering a wide range of special eco-tourism products to visitors of different age groups.

In particular, various exciting water sports activities, including coracle rowing, duck boating and fishing, are drawing a great deal of attention from those who have a great passion for this type of sports.

Most notably, adventure lovers can participate in such adventurous game as grass sliding, roller coaster, and ostrich and elephant riding.

Moreover, tents for lease are available for those who want to experience overnight camping trips with their friends.

One highlight of this site is the Lai Thieu Zoo which is now home to many rare animals, including Bengal tigers, giraffes, antelopes, zebras, leopards, hyenas, lions, elephants, crocodiles, and seven-coloured pheasants. The Zoo always leaves a deep impression on child visitors.

Also at the Lai Thieu eco-tourism site, there are many coffee shops, accommodation establishments, and restaurants which can serve the full range of local specialities, and delicious dishes made from crocodile and ostrich meat.

Source : Danang Today