About Quang Tri

Quang Tri is known as "Red Coordinate" of Vietnam, where every piece of land, every branch of tree carries a solemn epic of heroic resistance wars. Visiting Quang Tri and looking at the changes on this land of fire, you will feel the beauty that still bears the historical memories of a countryside soaked in humanity.

Besides the famous historical relics, you will be surprised to discover the wild nature still hiding its alluring charms. These are the old forests of the great Truong Son mountains, the crystal sapphire water beaches of Con Co Island, the sea of Cua Tung, Cua Viet, Treo Cape, Lay Cape,...


Quang Tri is considered to have a fairly harsh climate with drought-causing southwest winds and flood-causing northeast winds. The best time to travel to Quang Tri is from December to August next year. At this time, the climate is nice and pleasant.


You can use roads or railroads to get to Quang Tri. It is located on the axis of National Road 1A and Ho Chi Minh Road, making it easy to travel by car and motorcycle. Currently, there is no direct flight to Quang Tri, but if you want to save time, you can fly to Phu Bai Airport in Hue.

Top things to do in Quang Tri

1. DMZ tour: Quang Tri Ancient Citadel, Truong Son Cemetery, Vinh Moc Tunnels

2. Explore Con Co Island, Cua Tung Beach, Cua Viet Beach, Treo Cape, Lay Cape

3. Visit ecotourism areas

4. Go on community tourism Dak Rong

5. Take a bath in the Ta Puong Waterfall

6. Visit Hien Luong Bridge - Ben Hai River

7. Conquer Sa Mu Pass

8. Enjoy Quang Tri cuisine at Dong Ha Market


Time zone

GMT +07:00


Vietnamese Dong

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Enchanting scenery in Quang Tri in the following forest leaf changing season

About 80 km from the center of Dong Ha city, the area of Huong Quan hydropower lake, Huong Tan commune, Huong Hoa district, these days attracts many photographers and visitors who come to see the forest after the leaf changing season. From a distance, the following forests grow on the hilltops, along the Huong Quan hydropower plant changes the color of leaves to create an impressive and colorful scene. The latter is a large light-loving, strongly regenerating tree. This plant also has many other names such as white worm, maple, white symbiotic, brass... widely distributed in the northern provinces. Many of the following trees located close to the Òa Quan hydropower lake were flooded but still changed their leaves normally, with red and yellow colors standing out among the green trees. According to locals, from mid-December to about the end of January is the period when the following trees change color, then fall. The colorful trees growing along the shores of the lake are called incense maple, also known as sauwu or white symbiotic. At the change of seasons, the leaves are orange, red, when the sun shines, the latter stands out in a corner of the forest. In Khe Sanh town, this plant grows abundantly near the Quang Tri hydropower lake area. The area around the Huong Quan hydropower lake with cool air is the gathering place of thousands of plants after that. The latter forest stands out in the middle of the Truong Son forest through western Quang Tri. According to oriental medicine books, parts of the latter tree including fruits, leaves, roots, resin are also used as medicine, which has the effect of supporting toothache, rash, urticaria ... From above, the latter forest is easy to identify compared to other tree species. To reach the following forest, visitors follow West Ho Chi Minh Street heading from Khe Sanh town into Huong Phung commune. In addition to the following forest, visitors can visit the Year of Bugalow in Huong Phung commune, hunt clouds from the hills with wind power, visit Ta Son airport. According to VNE Photo: Vo Thanh, Duc Hieu

Nature & Adventure 09/01/2024

Enchanting scenery in Quang Tri in the following forest leaf changing season

The following forest in the Huong Quan hydropower area, Huong Tan commune, Huong Hoa district, is in the season of changing leaves, creating impressive colors.

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