Lang Biang Mountain, the roof of Da Lat
In the Highlands of Da Lat, Lam Dong Province, we have the Mountains Lang Biang, with an altitude of 2167m represent the highest point in the city of Da Lat. With a privileged view of the city of Da Lat and the Valley, Lang Biang mountains are known as the roof of Dalat.
The most striking feature of Lang Biang are statues of the eternal lovers, called Lang and Biang, couple whose history and legend gives name to the mountains Lang Biang.
From atop the Lang Biang mountains, we can contemplate Creek gold, Silver Creek and the Cathedral of the city of Dalat.
Legend of the Mountain Lang Biang
Legend has it that the young Lang one day delved into the forest to look for firewood and food, accidentally ran into the beautiful Biang, daughter of the Chief of the rival tribe.
Biang wolves stalked, but Lang had the guts and courage enough to face them, thereby saving the lives of Biang, which arose when the love between them. The laws governing both tribes were not allowed to marry and therefore took the decision to marry in secret and flee to the mountains.
One day the beautiful Biang fell ill, what Lang returned to the village in search of a treatment that could save the life of his beloved, unfortunately his efforts were in vain and Biang died. Shattered by the death of his beloved, lang bitterly cried rivers of tears, her tears created stream of crying (Đạ website). It says that Lang died due to an arrow sprayed with poison during a battle.
Plate with the legend of Lang Biang
After the terrible death of a partner, Lang 's father decided to unify all the tribes of the valley, in order to prevent history from repeating his son. The mountains were baptized with the name of the couple, Lang Biang mountains, where today you can see a plaque with the legend of Lang Biang.
Natural Park Lang Biang
Although Sapa is the point of Vietnam 's most famous mountain, mountains Lang Biang have their charm.
We have a distance of 6 km from the entrance of the Park to the mountain, it is advisable to rent a SUV (jeep) car at the entrance of Lang Biang.
Lang Biang - Da Lat
Entrance fee to Lang Biang
To access the mountains Park Lang Biang have to pay a entry price of 10. 000VND (about 30 cents). This entry simply allows access, the rent of off-road car one-way and return are 40. 000VND per person (little more than 1€). Additionally we can hire the services of a guide, whose price is 2,000. 000VND, 80€ to change (another option is to join a group and split the costs).
Rent a car courtesy of Lang Biang
To fully enjoy the mountain Lang Biang and natural park, it's best to rent a car with a guide SUV. They we will explain the various points along the way, we will stop in the highlights and take us by the most beautiful trails of the mountain.
Photos of Lang Biang
Natural Park Location Lang Biang
The main entrance to Lang Biang mountain is situated 14 kilometers northwest of Da Lat. We can reach the park entrance by bus.
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