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Kon Tum is a region inhabited primarily by Montagnards, with 650 villages in the province including the Bahnar and Jarai communities.

Kon Tum, so far, remains fairly unspoilt by tourism and with your guide you can visit a number of villages in the area.

Activities in Kon Tum

The main religion of the Montagnards is Roman Catholic, introduced by the French missionaries who first visited the area in the 19th century, and this is evident in the spectacular old churches and schools. Kon Tum is an ideal base for trekking and canoeing.

'Rong' houses

From here it is also possible to organise an alternative overnight stay in one of the ethnic 'Rong' houses where you can attend an evening of traditional music, dancing and drinking rice wine.

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Map of Kon Tum

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    Places near Kon Tum

    Accommodation choices for Kon Tum

    We've selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Kon Tum. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    Ideas for experiencing Kon Tum

    Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting Kon Tum, and which use the best local guides.

    • Short city tour of Kon Tum
      Unusual wooden church in Kon Tum, Vietnam

      Short city tour of Kon Tum

      Short city tour of Kon Tum

      Visit the impressive 'Wooden Church' originally built by the French missionaries in 1913 and drop in on the Vinh Son Orphanage located directly behind the church.

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    • Full Day Exploring Kon Tum Villages
      Sea Lake Pleiku, near Kon Tum, Vietnam

      Full Day Exploring Kon Tum Villages

      Full Day Exploring Kon Tum Villages

      This easy to medium trek is suitable for all abilities. The second part is a canoe trip; this is a great way to see local life, farms and friendly villagers.

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