Ba Be lake belongs Ba Be National Park in Ba Be District, Bac Kan Province. The lake itself is actually three small lakes joined together – Pe Lam, Pe Lu and Pe Leng. This is the largest natural lake in Vietnam, is a well-known attraction to both foreign and domestic tourists for its charming natural beauty. Situated in the altitude of 145m above the sea level, the 17-25 meters-deep-lake spreads over 50 hectares through the core area of Ba Be National Park, the home to over 200 birds and 350 butterfly species living in primary limestone forest.
So, the area was established as a national preserved forest and tourist centre in 1978, before being established as Vietnam’s eighth national park in 1992. It was recently recognised by UNESCO as the third Ramsar site in Vietnam – an important wetland of the world.
One of the best ways to get a feel for the area on arrival is by boat on one of the three lakes – kayaks for the more adventurous or guided motor boat tours for those who want to relax a little. Ba Be National Park has featured in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, forums and blogs, but nothing can prepare you for experiencing its intoxicating landscapes and clear waters first hand. The lakes have a lot to offer, including waterfalls, rivers, valleys, lakes, and caves all set amidst picturesque landscapes. From Ba Be Lake, tourists can also visit other neighbouring attractions such as Dau Dang Fall, Puong Cave and Tien Pond.
Or the young Tay girls in black outfits stand on different boats, helping travellers to cross the picturesque Ba Be Lake.Without a doubt, they are the knowledgeable amateur tour guides who continuously surprise you in your journey to explore this beautiful land. You will be also amazed to learn about the lives of the ethnic groups: their culture, their routine life, their myths, their traditions, etc. Beside, people are extremely hospitable in Ba Be so you can even have a chance to visit their house and experience for yourself the breath of Ba Be’s mountains and forests.
Now, Are you ready book a trip to Ba Be Lake in Vietnam for your upcoming holiday? It will be a memorable holiday.
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