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Two Incredible Waterfalls in Vietnam

Beyond the beautiful beaches and the desert sand dunes, deep in the jungle blanketed mountains of Vietnam lie some of their most thrilling natural attractions in the country: waterfalls. As ancient rivers wend their way through the high country, water cascades over precipices, carving the rock and earthen landscape away. Some have been altered by man, others have been left to the hand of nature. But they are all incredible. Vietnam has countless waterfalls speckled across it’s length – here’s a look at some of the most popular, and a few that are off the beaten path.

Here i gonna share with you guys two incredible waterfalls ” Bangioc Waterfall or Detian Falls  and Hang En Waterfall (also known as K50 Waterfall ) among many beautiful falls in our country

Ban gioc – Detian falls – Northest

Northern Vietnam
Northern Vietnam

Around 30 meters high and 208 meters wide, Ban Gioc falls can be heard from afar as the water is hitting the cliffs.

Opposite the falls, the river is calm and peaceful, clear as a mirror and painted by rice paddy fields that is beyond imagination and when standing in front of, looking at the falls, it is like looking into a watercolor painting. The beauty is just unreal!

Ban Gioc Waterfall is situated in Dam Thuy Commune, Trung Khanh District. It originates from the peaceful Quay Son Rivers.

The Quay Son River rises from China and when it reaches Dam Thuy Commune of Trung Khanh District, the mild river circles around Co Muong mountain bottom and flows to rice fields of Dam Thuy towards the large maize alluvial plain of Ban Gioc village.

Quay son river

The River forms the border between Vietnam and China; consequently the falls are half in Vietnam and half in China. The flow divides into many branches that create Ban Gioc Waterfall. Ban Gioc is the largest in the country, though not the highest. With a height of 53 meters and a width of 300 meters, the waterfall is divided into 3 layers. 

It is separated into three falls by rocks and trees, and you can hear the thundering sounds of the water hitting the cliffs kilometers away from Trung Khanh, the flow drops sharply down making a curtain of white spray. If you want to have the most impressive sight, you should come to Ban Gioc from May to September.

The watefall in september

From a distance, you can see the flow from Quay Son River falling down on the stone and creating water droplets,because of the water mist in the air, the temperature near the waterfall is cool. Tourists can travel on a bamboo raftto go close to the waterfall, for better views of the cascade and feel the spray on hair and skin. 

The ‘ride’ lasts about 10 minutes and you’ll definitely get wet. Moreover, you aren’t allowed to swim in the river or close to the main waterfall but in the large natural pool on the Vietnamese side. 

A large river is at the foot of the waterfall, as calm as glass; the banks are surrounded by many precious kinds of flowers, grass cover and evergreen forest.

Rising from middle of the waterfall is a water mound covered with trees, splitting the river into three white silk strips, On hot summer days, being close to the falls and feeling the mist and spray in the air are refreshing.  In the early morning, the sun shines through water stream as white silk bands create a sparkling rainbow.

When you’re walking toward the waterfall, you can see rice fields with happy buffaloes swimming in the mud, a small house, some souvenir shops, and old women from the Nung ethnic minority group.  The North East of Vietnam is home to the Tay and Nung ethnic minority groups, a small number of H’mong and Dzao people.

Farming techniques can’t have changed much here in centuries; most of the work is done by hand and is impressive. One piece of this ‘technology’ you’ll see along the banks of the river is the bamboo water wheel. 

This attractive, medieval-looking device scoops up water from the river, carries it up to the level of the fields, and drops it into earth gutters, which channel the water into the fields to irrigate the crops. It’s a hypnotic, peaceful and timeless sight.

Recently, Ban Gioc Waterfall (Vietnam) has been listed in top 10 greatest waterfalls in the world by Wonders List website – a dedicated blog to present top 10 lists from around the world in a variety of categories. 

The great Ban Gioc Fall, the quiet beauty of water, forest and clouds, with mountainous village atmosphere of ethnic minorities,are a gift of nature. With splendid natural beauty, the waterfall of Ban Gioc is Cao Bang’s biggest tourist attraction.

Hang En – K50 Waterfall – Central highland Vietnam

Not yet to be touched by tourism, Central Highlands of Vietnam are still remain its primitive nature and authentic culture. Besides Kon Tum, Pleiku is not a destination you can’t miss in your trip to Vietnam’s Central Highlands.


As the capital of Gia Lai, Pleiku offers the most things to do and tourism services, especially around the Sea Lake. Pleiku and Gia Lai definitely should be on your bucket list if you’re seeking for off-beaten-track destinations in Vietnam, here u ll find this majestic waterfall in middle of nowhere

The powerful Hang En Waterfall (also known as K50 Waterfall) is like a silver strip of silk sparkling amid the Kon Chu Rang Jungle in Gia Lai Province, Vietnam. Recently discovered by a group of backpackers, Hang En Waterfall with its magnificent, poetic and subtle beauty promises to be a must-see check-in for adventurous tourists this summer.

Hang En waterfall is a “work of art” of nature, which makes tourists feel lost in the world of dreams, creating inspiration for photographers to be creative.

From a distance, the Hang En waterfall has a height of approximately 50 m, in the dry season, the width of the waterfall is 20-30 m, the flow is strong vertically to create fog and rainbows. It has stone blocks with all forms of state, stacked one on top of the other to create stairs that rise in the middle of blue and silver water, blurred in water.

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