Introduction to Ta Lang Village
Ta Lang is a new community-based ecotourism village in Tây Giang District, Quảng Nam Province where many unique Cơ Tu ethnic cultural features are still preserved. Ta Lang is an ideal ecotourism site connected between tourist sites in Tây Giang such as Đỉnh Quế (Quế Mountain top), primeval forest, Azut sky gate, Ra-ai waterfalls, and other community tourism villages along the Hồ Chí Minh Highway.
Earlier, the USAID Green Annamites Project was successful in giving Quảng Nam and Thừa Thiên Huế provinces support for sustainable ecotourism development in combination with biodiversity preservation, natural and cultural protection in 2018. The Ta Lang community-based ecotourism village was put into operation and started to serve tourists by the end of 2019.
The district maintains many unique cultural values of the Cơ Tu, such as pottery making, knitting, brocade weaving, musical instrument making and wooden statue carving. The locals also have a good repertoire of folk songs, folk games and traditional cuisine for you to get involved in and share the wonderful experience of.
Located on the peaceful Chơr Lang Stream, Ta Lang Village has many unique Cơ Tu cultural traits, such as crafting and performing with various types of ethnic musical instruments such as aheen (three-hole flute) and abel (bowstring instrument). Visiting the long communal stilt house with the Cơ Tu cultural identity is an interesting experience and one which is recommended on your visit. Folk games such as walking on stilts, throwing rattan rings, pounding rice and catching fish are also such great entertainment and good fun for everyone to see or participate in