Unique Dan Lai ethnic culture in Pu Mat National Park

Dan Lai is a small ethnic group that reside in Pu Mat National Park in Con Cuong district of the central province of Nghe An.

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Discovering the traditional culture of the Dan Lai ethnic group is a unique part of a trip to Nghe An province.
Discovering the traditional culture of the Dan Lai ethnic group is a unique part of a trip to Nghe An province.
Ahead of reaching Co Phat village in Mon Son commune of Con Cuong district, the home of the Dan Lai ethnic group, tourists must spend between two and three hours travelling along the Giang river.
Ahead of reaching Co Phat village in Mon Son commune of Con Cuong district, the home of the Dan Lai ethnic group, tourists must spend between two and three hours travelling along the Giang river.
An insight into the journey to Co Phat village
An insight into the journey to Co Phat village
A stilt house belonging to a Dan Lai ethnic family
A stilt house belonging to a Dan Lai ethnic family
The Dan Lai ethnic people live mainly through cultivation work, breeding animals, and going fishing on the Giang river.
The Dan Lai ethnic people live mainly through cultivation work, breeding animals, and going fishing on the Giang river.
A look into a kitchen of a typical Dan Lai ethnic family
A look into a kitchen of a typical Dan Lai ethnic family
There are many unique parts of traditional Dan Lai culture that are still practiced today, including sleeping while sitting and bringing new-born babies to have a shower in a cold river in order to challenge the child’s health.
There are many unique parts of traditional Dan Lai culture that are still practiced today, including sleeping while sitting and bringing new-born babies to have a shower in a cold river in order to challenge the child’s health.
 
Local children are usually shy when they see strangers.
Local children are usually shy when they see strangers.
A temporary-built house for the Dan Lai ethnic group
A temporary-built house for the Dan Lai ethnic group

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