Best Destinations to Explore in Stunning Thai Nguyen
Thai Nguyen is famous as Vietnam's tea land thanks to the vast green tea hills and fresh air. Popular destinations in Thai Nguyen are the tea villages like Tan Cuong, Tuc Tranh, Trai Cai, La Bang, etc.
Besides rustic and idyllic villages, Thai Nguyen also has a special beauty waiting for you to explore.
|About 2 hours drive from Hanoi, this is where you can take a day-trip to nature with your loved ones. Photo: afamily|
The peaceful countryside of Thai Nguyen, with a cool climate, temples, historical sites, tourist areas... and many poetic caves and waterfalls, is perfect for those who busy and want to have a relaxing time away from the city.
Tam Quan Gate
Tam Quan Gate is a new check-in point on the way to Nui Coc Lake. Built of laterite and some other stones, wooden superstructure, tiled roof, it is a representation of ancient Vietnamese traditional architecture.
The gate has 3 main doors, given the name Tam Quan (three entrances) with 3 floors built in the shape of a curved roof with Vietnamese ethnic characteristics.
According to the locals, only the king was allowed to enter the main gate of the three-door gate, the left gate was for mandarins, the right gate was for martial arts officials. At the top of the village were built 3 gates for the purpose of preventing the king from coming to the throne. In addition, the gate also has many meanings in terms of customs and other concepts. If you are a history lovers, do not forget to pay a visit to this three-way gate.
Cua Tu Stream
This is a place to be when feeling disconnected with the outside world and get in touch with nature.
You can reach Cua Tu stream when traveling to Hoang Nong commune, Dai Tu district, about 45km from the center of Thai Nguyen city.
This stream flows down from Tam Dao range, along the length of the commune and then into the Cong River.
|Camping and booking BBQ party is a highlight in addition to the green space stretching in front of your eyes. It is the ultimate summer experience. Photo: afamily|
Come enjoy a feeling of peace among the surrounding forests and mountains, breathe the fresh air, sit among the old trees, and soak in the cool water.
Khuon Tat waterfall
Khuon Tat Waterfall on the stream upstream of the Cong River in the land of Tin Keo hamlet, Phu Dinh commune, Dinh Hoa district. It used to be the center of the Viet Bac base and the headquarters for the command and leadership of the long-term resistance war of President Ho Chi Minh and the Party Central Committee during the war. Indochina War (1946-1954).
The waterfall possesses the wild beauty of the wild mountains and the extreme greenness because it is surrounded by many old trees. The waterfall is famous for its 7 "floors", water pours from above to form a small stream at the bottom. Under the refreshing stream, you can have a picnic. Entering the waterfall is free so this tourist destination is loved by many young people.
Nui Coc lake
Nui Coc Lake, located in the south of Dai Tu district, about 15 km west of Thai Nguyen city center, is a natural landscape associated with the legendary love story of Coc and Cong. This is also a fun paradise for young people who love adventure such as roller coasters, flying saucers, rockets, etc. …
You can start the trip by visiting Legend of Cung, sitting on the boat listening to the love story of Cong and Coc to immerse yourself in the folk tale that has become a legend of the mountainous region.
Ghenh Che Lake
Ghenh Che lake is located in the heart of the green forests, forming a photogenic view of nature. Many couples choose Ghenh Che Lake as their favorite Thai Nguyen attraction where they can enjoy traveling together and find peaceful moments in their busy life.
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This is a spiritual tourist destination of Thai Nguyen that is visited by many tourists. The temple is located between three big mountains, right next to the Cau River, and the majestic nature makes this place even more majestic and mysterious, like a fairyland.
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Every year, the pagoda holds the Hang Pagoda festival from the 19th to the 21st day of the first lunar month.
Ba Van Horse Farm
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This farm is a fairly new tourist destination and popular among families as a weekend destination.There are vast grasslands and horses running around here, and you can feed the horses, take pictures with the horses and learn about the characteristics of each different horse breed.
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