Thac Ba lake – A community tourism destination

Thac Ba lake is a community tourism destination which attracts many tourists nowadays. It is one of the largest artificial lakes of the mountain during the construction of electrical dam in 1970.

Thac Ba information

Created on the Chay River, the area of Thac Ba Lake is 24 300 hectares. Its water surface is about 20,000 hectares and the rest is the islands. Its length is 80 km which contains around 3 to 4 thousands million m3 of water and the depth of 46-58 m on average.

The climate of the lake is so fresh among the big surface of shimmering water reflecting a thousand islands.

In terms of the beauty, the scenery is viewed as “Halong Bay in the high mountains”. The lake is famous for 1331 islands and islets, forming caves and charming scenery. After some hours of strolling on the water, explorers can visit the caves as: Thuy Tien or Xuan Long. Beside the generous nature, the human mind will become more relaxed in observing the simple life here with small fishing boat moving on the calm waters or the fisherman putting his traps at the end of the day.

About the cultural diversity, there are some several ethnic groups like: Nung, Mong, Dao, Phu La, Cao Lan. They live on agriculture. They preserve well their cultural identity. Staying a night in homestay with Dao people in Vu Linh will be a great experience. The comfort is simple but clean. Vistors share a moment of life together with the local. Also, they would like to discover the exquisite tastes of Dao traditional dishes like Rice cooked in bamboo or wild banana flower salad.

Easily accessible, this ecotourism spot is in the middle of the road between Sa Pa, Ha Giang(4h) and Hanoi capital (4h). Thac ba lake is the perfect stop for wanderers who love the natural landscape in fluvial space.

Thac Ba motorbike tours

Do Thac Ba motorbike trip, travelers have chance to enjoy great views by boat trip, have meals and stay nights in cosy homstays of Dao group. Swiming, taking pictures or trekking around are great, too. Moreover, getting inside the hydroelectric dam to see how it works is worthy.

If you are interested in Thac Ba trips, please contact us for more details.

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