Thac Ba Lake

Thac Ba Lake, Yen Bai: Address, Thac Ba Lake Reviews: 4.5/5

Thac Ba Lake
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The water resource developmet of the province is thus entred on artificial the thac ba lake, which was created for hydropower development. the lake has area of 23,400 hectares (234 km2) and has 1,331 islands. the hill catchment has a varied ecology, an interesting feature in the catchment with is beautiful landscaps is thousands of hill and islands which have caves like the thuy tien and xuan long.... there is also a temple on the banks of lake know as thac ba temple. the site that the lake now lies in was the historic scene in 1285 AD during the thu vat battle that took place under the command of tran nhat duat against monglian invaders. thac ba lake is now an ecological tourist centre with entertainment, mountain climbing and hiking faciliti
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Yen Binh District, Yen Bai 320000 Vietnam
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James Q
Ascot, UK257 contributions
Jan 2017 • Friends
We stayed in Thac Ba Lake as part of our year 9 school trip. The Eco Lodge is amazing, and the entire lake is stunning. Great sunsets, and very very peaceful
Written January 23, 2017
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Too Yi
Singapore, Singapore38 contributions
Aug 2019
Thac Ba Lake is a lake near Yen Bai city, where we stopped over on our way to Sapa. Bravely (or foolishly) we decided to head to Thac Ba Lake after 6 hours of riding (Hanoi - Ba Vi National Park - Yen Bai), trusting only in Google Maps for directions.

Google maps led the way for the one hour long trip, which brought us to some really really terrible roads... it went from nicely paved tarmac, to concrete, to crumbly concrete, to dirt path and rocks... it wound us through many tiny tiny villages where the villages were all shocked to see a random tourist on a bike... past quarries and massive trucks hauling rocks... past wood veneer processing areas with thousands of sheets of wood airing and drying...

We really thought we weren't going to make it, or that our bike would develop punctures. But after 1 hour 15 mins of punishment, our trusty bike brought us to a viewing point next to the power station/dam looking thing.

The view was lovely, but we were the only tourists there, with several curious vietnamese peoples looking oddly at us (probably wondering why a tourist is so far off the beaten track).

As it turns out, there was a much much easier route there, but its not the one that turns up as first, second or third choice on google maps haha. We took it back to Yen Bai and it saved us much pain.

Would not really recommend going there yourself, unless you're brave and really trust your bike. Go with a tour agent who knows whats going on and you'll probably see more and enjoy it more than we did :)
Written August 27, 2019
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TOMTRAVEL IN VIETNAM
Sapa, Vietnam14 contributions
Dec 2017 • Friends
Thac Ba Lake with charm and pristine beauty invites visitors to admire, discover. With the potential tourism, Thac Ba Lake will be the ideal stopover in the Northwestern expedition of those who love the natural scenery, rivers.
Written October 16, 2018
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Bit C
11 contributions
Apr 2018 • Solo
Located in the territory of two districts Yen Binh and Luc Yen Yen Bai, Thac Ba Lake is like "Ha Long on the mountain" with the large green islands under the shadow of the cave system beautiful hidden deep in the heart of the range. limestone mountains. It is the mystery that gives Thac Ba a sparkling beauty but is very friendly.
The people are very friendly and the service is good.
Thank you very much
Written August 18, 2018
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RAMooreOnTour
Hong Kong, China93 contributions
Feb 2019 • Family
Fantastic and made better by spectacular weather. The lake is huge, but beautiful. Your guide can let you climb one of the islands with smallish hills to enjoy a wonderful 360 views. If you get perfect weather the sunset will blow you away.
Written February 8, 2019
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