17 most beautiful waterfalls in Vietnam you cannot ignore
Explore all parts of the country from the North to the South, from the majestic unspoiled Northwest mountains to the thousands of Central Highlands to see the white foam waterfalls that nature favorably bestows on our country.
Ban Gioc Waterfall – Cao Bang
Ban Gioc Waterfall is located in Dam Thuy commune, Trung Khanh district, nearly 90 km from Cao Bang city.
The beauty of the Ban Gioc waterfall changes with 2 seasons of the year, each beauty has its own characteristics. In the dry season, Ban Gioc waterfall is as gentle as soft white silks hanging from above. In the rainy season, when the upstream Quay Son flows strongly and rapidly, Ban Gioc waterfall will put on a completely opposite image, fierce and majestic.
Tac Tinh Waterfall – Lai Chau
The waterfall is located about 30 km southeast of Lai Chau city. From Highway 4D to the beginning of Tam Duong town, you turn left, go about 3 km through the bumpy and winding road to the foot of the waterfall.
Originating from the majestic Hoang Lien Son range, the waterfall is about 100 m high, descending vertically. At the foot of the waterfall is a lake about 100 m wide. To get to a beautiful waterfall viewing position, you have to walk for about 15 minutes with stone steps. After enjoying the view, you can follow a small path that will lead down to the lake at the foot of the waterfall. On sunny days, rising steam refracts light with creation into a magical rainbow that changes according to your viewing angle.
Silver Waterfall – Sapa
About 15 km from Sapa town to Lai Chau, Dien Bien, it takes about 30 minutes by motorbike or bus.
In the distance, I could see silver-white water rushing down. Therefore, the people here give it a romantic name – Silver Waterfall. When approaching, a beautiful waterfall appears in front of your eyes, at the top are sprays of water that fly out like clouds partially covering the waterfall, and at the foot of the waterfall are splashes of water because of the strong flow.
Dai Yem Waterfall – Son La
Dai Yem Waterfall, also known as Nang waterfall, is located 5 km from the center of Moc Chau district in the direction of National Highway 43 to Long Sap border gate, in the territory of Vat village, Muong Sang commune, Moc Chau district, Son La province.
Dai Yem Waterfall has a height of about 100 m, divided into two branches, each side has 9 cascades. Both flows are blocked by a limestone wall, the water rises and then spills to the lower bank, pouring down each stone step, creating vivid and fanciful waterfalls with a pure, unspoiled beauty right away. amidst the tranquil natural scenery of the Northwest mountains.
Hang Te Cho Waterfall – Yen Bai
Located in the most remote De Cho village of Lang Nhi commune, Tram Tau district, Yen Bai province. Hang Te Cho is the most majestic waterfall in the Northwest mountains.
Hang Te Cho is on the list of “four great dangers”, so if you want to go to this waterfall, you have to be very careful because the road leading to the destination is very difficult and arduous. But it will really be emotional after all the difficulties when you see and touch the water of this waterfall with your own eyes.
Hang Te Cho is like a silver thread stretching down from the top of the mountain. The blend between the green of the mountains and the white foam has created a colorful watercolor painting of the mountains and the majestic nature in the Northwest highlands.
Cloud Waterfall – Thanh Hoa
Thac May is located in Thach Lam commune, Thach Thanh district, Thanh Hoa province. May Waterfall is poured down from the top of Thach Lam mountain, at an altitude of about 100 m, with 9 nine cascades overlapping to form soft water streams like the wavy lines of a white silk strip.
An old legend has it that, in the past, there were 9 fairies who came to earth and bathed at this waterfall. When the fairies were bathing, there was an order to return to heaven, 9 fairies flew to the sky, the footprints left were nine waterfall steps, the four seasons still murmuring, murmuring the sound of the waterfall. Each step of the waterfall represents a fairy, nine steps, nine steps of love.
Thuy Tien Waterfall – Dak Lak
Starting from Krong Nang towards Tam Giang about 7 km is to Thuy Tien Waterfall, also known as Three Floor Waterfall. This is a pretty beautiful waterfall located in a wild, little-known area. The waterfall is as soft as the hair of a girl in the mountains of the Central Highlands, that hair stretches through the mountains, through the forest, through the upland fields.
Thuy Tien Waterfall has 3 floors.
- The first floor has a low slope, with stairs going up and down, the waterfall flows smoothly and gently among the cool green tree arches like a flower trellis that shade the whole white waterfall.
- The second floor of the waterfall is spread with successive stone steps. Also at this cascade, there is a place where water flows, white.
- The third floor of the waterfall, the water is no longer gentle, but flows straight down from the top to form a rather deep lake. After that, it becomes gentle and turns into a flowing stream of water in the middle of a thousand stillness.
Dray Nur Waterfall – Dak Nong
The waterfall is located about 30 km from Buon Ma Thuot city towards Ho Chi Minh city, Dray Nur waterfall has a length of 250 m, connecting the two provinces of Dak Lak and Dak Nong.
From afar, Dray Nur waterfall seems like a giant wall of water, thousands of white water strands entwined, intertwined, shimmering, fanciful. In the midst of great wonders, overlapping mountains, the Dray Nur waterfall captivates people by its fresh and fresh beauty.
Dray Sap Waterfall – Dak Nong
Dray Sap Waterfall is a waterfall downstream of the Serepok River, Dak Nong province, 30 km from Buon Ma Thuot city.
The waterfall is 20 m high but spread about 100 m. The water from above rushes down into the valley to form a large mass, the dust is like smoke. All year round, the whole area echoes the roaring sound of waterfalls, filled with smoke and water.
Pongopur Waterfall – Lam Dong
Located in the south of Da Lat about 50 km in the direction of Duc Trong. If you depart slowly from the direction of National Highway 20, Ho Chi Minh City to the city of thousands of flowers, arrive at 260 km in Duc Trong district, turn left for about 6 km.
A wild and majestic waterfall of the mountains and forests of the Central Highlands. This place is called by locals as Pongopur waterfall, also known as the Seven-tiered waterfall because the waterfall flows through a 7-story stone terraced system with a height of nearly 40 meters. Originating from the majestic Da Nhim river, pouring into the abyss to create a waterfall here below there are jutting rocks that blend with the water to create white and foamy streams of water. In the rainy season, the waterfall becomes even more intense, echoing the whole sky.
Elephant Waterfall – Da Lat
Located in Nam Ban town, Lam Ha district, 24 km from Hoa Binh area to the southwest. 30 m high waterfall located on Cam Ly stream.
A beauty is completely free from human intervention. A wild beauty like the message of the plateau. With a height of more than 30 m, a width of about 15 m, not far from Linh An Pagoda. Although located in the town, the waterfall still retains its wild and charming look.
Bao Dai Waterfall – Lam Dong
From Da Lat city, you can go in the direction of National Highway 20. Crossing the bridge and Dai Ninh lake, at the intersection between Ta Hine and Di Linh, turn into Ta Hine. In this barren land, nature is endowed with a waterfall named Bao Dai waterfall.
3 km from Bao Dai Waterfall, you can hear the resounding rumbling of the waterfall named after the last king of Vietnam. A waterfall flows, divided into three branches of white foam, stirring the water below. Each jet of water chases each other to form a rainbow under the sun, making visitors fascinated without blinking.
Datanla Waterfall – Da Lat
Datanla Waterfall has located about 10 km from the center of Da Lat city. From the center of Da Lat city, follow Highway 20, turn downhill about 300 m to the waterfall.
Datanla with 7 floors of majestic waterfalls. The clear water runs on the beautiful granite mountainside and then pours down the large stones with white foam, revealing a spectacular rainbow of seven colors.
Dam B’ri Waterfall – Lam Dong
Referring to Bao Loc, no one is unaware that Dam B’ri Waterfall is one of the five most beautiful waterfalls of Lam Dong. About 18 km from the center of Bao Loc city to the northeast, about 100 km from Da Lat city.
Dam B’ri Waterfall is considered the largest waterfall in Lam Dong province with a height of 60 m, with 2 very majestic high and low flows. The road to the waterfall has a cement bridge over 20 m long that crosses near the top of the waterfall. Standing on this bridge, you can completely enjoy the whole majestic scene of the rushing water pouring down from the top of the waterfall.
Prenn Waterfall – Lam Dong
Located at the foot of Prenn Pass, about 10 km from the city center, next to Highway 20 on the way from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat city. Prenn Waterfall is one of the waterfalls that still retains the wild beauty of the mountains and forests of the Central Highlands.
Prenn Waterfall is like a girl’s hair in the Central Highlands, gracefully pouring a white curtain of water day and night from a height of 10 m into a small valley, surrounded by thousands of blooming flowers and green pine hills. The road down to the waterfall still has its wild beauty with stone steps hugging the hillside.
Yang Bay Waterfall – Khanh Hoa
Located about 45 km from Nha Trang, Yang Bay waterfall, in Khanh Phu commune, Khanh Vinh district. Located at an altitude of over 100 m above sea level, nestled between primeval forests and towering mountains.
Looking up from below, visitors are amazed at the rushing waterfall, the rushing sound of water hitting the cliffs, white foam. In summer, the water is clear and very cool. The night is chilly, fog hovers over the mountain slopes.
Watching the afternoon fall on the romantic Yang Bay waterfall, the golden rays of sunlight shining down on the lake surface with the sound of the wind of the mountains, the sound of water pouring in a very romantic scene.
Giang Dien Waterfall – Dong Nai
Giang Dien Waterfall is located in the territory of Giang Dien Commune, Thong Nhat District, Dong Nai Province. 50 km from Ho Chi Minh City. Perhaps because it is located in the middle of green rice fields, it is named Giang Dien waterfall.
In the dry season, the waterfall is silvery-white, flowing quietly and peacefully. But in the middle of the rainy season, the water turns cloudy yellow, flows fast, and the sound of water resounds for kilometers. The water foamed and rose into a translucent veil over the rapids.
Not as flamboyant as in the stories, not as majestic as in the movies. But to Vietnamese people, it can be said that each waterfall is a miniature “waterfall”. Photo: Internet
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