The Legend of Tuyen Lam Lake Dalat

Da Lat city is one of the "extremely attractive" tourist attractions in our country. Being blessed by nature, Da Lat is beautiful with charming scenery and a cool, clear and pleasant climate. Besides, the homely and sincere lifestyle of the local people is also one of the hallmarks attracting tourists. If you have not had a chance to visit the city of thousands of flowers, do not hesitate to do a Dalat Tour to experience the wonderful things here.


Now, join us to discover Tuyen Lam Lake in Da Lat - one of the most interesting sights in the city of thousand flowers.

Introduction to Tuyen Lam Lake: location, history and name

Tuyen Lam Lake Da Lat is the largest freshwater lake in the mountain town known as the "best lake in Vietnam " because of the charming wild nature. Surrounded by lush pine forests and soft winding courtyards, Tuyen Lam Lake has a beautiful, poetic beauty. Tuyen Lam Lake is a large freshwater lake with many small oases. Not only is the ideal place to relax, Tuyen Lam Lake also attracts many paparazzi and many pairs coming to the picnic, take photo. To immerse yourself in a beautiful and peaceful natural setting, feel the breath of nature, and forget about the fatigue and sadness of life, register for a 1 day Da Lat Tour to explore the beautiful Tuyen Lam lake.

Although located in the suburbs, Tuyen Lam Lake is not too far from Dalat city center (about 5, 6 km to the south). Tuyen Lam Lake is located at the foot of the Phoenix Mountain and right at the Truc Lam Zen Monastery, so it is considered as an integral part of the Truc Lam Lake complex tourist complex. With a convenient location, visitors can easily move and visit the lake easily. From the city center, you can go along the Trieu Viet Vuong road or if you go from Highway 20, you can go down the Prenn Pass to Danang River about 1km to reach Tuyen Lam Lake.


With a beautiful and harmonious natural environment, not many people knows that Tuyen Lam Lake is an artificial freshwater lake that was formed in the 30s of the last century. Tuyen Lam Lake is surrounded by the legendary Tia stream and majestic Elephant Mountain. Farraut, a Frenchman who has lived in Dalat for a long time, is considered the first person to explore the Tuyen Lam area when he hires more than 3,000ha of land (in the current Tuyen Lam lake) to farm (1930). During the harsh resistance of the Vietnamese nation in general and Da Lat in particular, this place became a key base of the revolution. The resistance zone is known as Tia Stream War Zone or Quang Trung War Zone. Therefore, when the irrigation company Lam Dong built dams across the Tia stream in 1987, Tuyen Lam lake was then called Quang Trung Lake. Later on, Quang Trung Lake was renamed Tuyen Lam Lake as it is now with the meaning of harmonious landscape (Tuyen is a stream, Lam is a forest).

Exciting activities at Tuyen Lam Lake

Besides the famous names have made marks for the city of love as the village of Dalat Dalat, the legendary LangBiang, the road of wild flowers or waterfalls such as Cam Ly, Pongour, Datanla ..., Tuyen Lake Lam is a tourist destination with many interesting experiences awaiting visitors to visit and explore.

Surrounded by a green and tranquil green pine forest with soft lines and beautifully landscaped landscapes, Tuyen Lam Lake is an ideal place for picnics with friends and relatives. .Tia stream in the cool blue and a pleasant fresh air will make visitors feel very comfortable. Take a walk around the lake to listen to the rumbling of the pine grove, the screeching of birds or the distant temple bell ... all these wonderful experiences will bring visitors a lot of feeling of a "real Wonderland" Da Lat.


In addition to enjoying the beautiful scenery and charming, visiting Tuyen Lam lake visitors can participate in many exciting recreational and fun activities such as camping, convalescence, horseback riding, hiking, walking or fishing. In addition, rowing a duck bat, swings across the lake or go on a boat cruise ... are interesting recreational activities attractive to tourists.

Dalat tour to discover Tuyen Lam lake would be better if you visit the Truc Lam Zen Monastery on Phuong Hoang Mountain not far from the lake by walking or cable car. Or you can visit Bao Dai Falls not far from Tuyen Lam Lake. Legend has it that this is the waterfall King Bao Dai had come to. In addition, Da Tien tourist area - Elephant Mountain or Nam Qua tourist site are also interesting stops around the romantic Tuyen Lam lake.

Tuyen Lam Lake, a wonderful destination in Dalat is waiting for visitors to visit and explore. 



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