Conquering the Indochina fork, why not?

The Central Highland is not only a coffee or strong and moving gong sound, but also famous for the Indochinese junction, where any traveling soul wishes to once conquer.

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For those passionate about tourism, the conquest of all "4 poles, a peak, a fork" in Vietnam is considered a certain goal to be completed. In addition to 4 poles (Lung Cu North pole in Ha Giang, A Pa Chai West pole in Dien Bien, Mui Doi East pole in Khanh Hoa and the South pole at Mui Ca Mau), the famous Fansipan peak, there is also the Indochinese junction belonging to Bo Y commune, Ngoc Hoi district and Kon Tum province that are also included in the list. This place is adjacent to the three countries of Vietnam - Laos - Cambodia, so people have a pretty interesting analogy that at the Indochinese junction is the place where "a chicken crowing all three countries hear".
Indochinese Junction
Indochinese junction is bordering between three countries of Vietnam - Laos - Cambodia - a destination that attracts all traveling enthusiasts.
To get to the Indochinese junction, you have to move from Kon Tum city to the Bo Y border gate, with two sides of the road is a straightly planted rubber forest, a few more paddy fields, and fresh green grass makes the air very cool and pleasant. On the way, you will pass through the territory of Dak Ha district, which owns wide and winding roads along beautiful hills, sometimes there are a few widely spreading coffee gardens that appear right in sight.
Indochinese Junction
To reach the Indochinese junction, you have to move from Kon Tum city towards Bo Y border gate.
Indochinese Junction
The road is not too difficult with the wide, winding roads along the beautiful hills, but also need to be equipped with everything carefully for your luggage!.
Traveling from the city is about 60 km to reach Bo Y border commune in Ngoc Hoi district, at this time you can slow down, watch the life of the Central Highlands people, and do not forget to stop for a rest at a roadside market, to enjoy a cup of coffee while listening to an interesting story, feel the rich "Central Highlands" taste of this land.
Indochinese Junction
Going to the border of Bo Y border commune, you will meet the fork with signposts.
Indochinese Junction
Then you turn left to go another 6 km to reach Bo Y international border gate.
Continue about 20km, you will arrive at Bo Y international border gate, show the full documents and learn the road thoroughly before going to the milestone.
Indochinese Junction
The road is more than 10km winding and surrounding hills with beautiful landscapes on both sides of the mountains of the Central Highland.
Indochinese Junction
Only the first few sections are dirt roads, but then all roads are pretty cemented, convenient to move.
The road is more than 10km winding and rounding the hills, only the first few sections are dirt roads, and then the roads are all pretty beautiful, but slightly winding combined with the slopes so it is a small challenge before reaching the sacred landmark. But in return, the two sides of the small road leading to the top of the is full of white reed stretching out and fluttering in the wind under the golden sunshine of the great vast mountain region. All makes the scenery more charming than ever, just want to stop watching forever!
Indochinese Junction
End of the road is a sign to the landmark.
Up to the end of the asphalt road has not reached the landmark yet. At this time, you will see a signboard with moss green-covered stone steps that must conquer those steps to reach the sacred landmark of the border between the three countries. The milestone is made of granite, located at the top of the mountain with an elevation of 1,086m above the sea, 2 m high, weighing nearly 900kg with a cylindrical shape, each side facing the which country with that country name and national emblem.
Indochinese Junction
And must climb all these steps to reach that milestone.
Indochinese Junction
Marble landmarks on each side facing that country have the name of the country and the solemn national emblem.
If compared with the northernmost or westernmost points, Indochina junction does not seem as difficult to conquer. But perhaps for anyone, to be able to touch this place and see how beautiful his country is will feel really touched, fortunate and happy!
Indochinese Junction
Truly, those who come to this sacred sign will feel really touched.
You can conquer the Indochinese junction at any time of the year, but the ideal is probably still in the period from October to December of the lunar calendar because this is the time that Kon Tum entered the wild sunflower season blooming brightly all over the sky, besides the rubber forests entering the deciduous season, the scenery on the way is more charming than ever.

However, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind during your journey to conquer this border landmark for the most complete trip. Always make sure to go at a safe speed if you travel by motorbike, partly because there are so many traffic police stations checking the speed on this part of the road, partly because of the signposts of this Central Highlands area unclear and easy to confuse. In addition,  there are quite bad sections of road, quite lots of potholes, ...
Indochinese Junction
The journey to conquer the Indochina junction may not be as difficult as other places, but there are a few things to keep in mind for your trip to be the most complete.
When arriving at the border, you must remember to ask the border guards for permission to run up the landmark and when up, you should not sit on the landmark to take pictures and not litter around the landmark to keep the area clean. The distance from the border gate of Bo Y to Kontum is no street light in the evening, so if possible, please take advantage of an early departure, otherwise, you should run slowly and carefully. When renting a motorbike, you should carefully check the lights and vehicles due to the roads is very dangerous!

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