Tuyen Lam Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Central Highlands, which is located about 5km to the south of Dalat city center. It was created by Tia stream, another name is Da Trea, head water of Da Tam river. Tuyen Lam River is an extremely attractive destination for tourists in Dalat.
During two wars with French and American, the Tia stream and Voi mountain area were the most important revolutionary center in Dalat city. On August 30, 1998, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recognized Tuyen Lam Lake as a Cultural - Historical Site.
Tuyen Lam Lake
Tuyen Lam Lake has an area of over 350 ha, depth of over 30m in some places and surrounded by a green pine forest. The dry season here lasts for 6 months without rain but the water is still blue all year. The natural scenery here blends together to create a charming picture.
Tourists can use canoes or cruises to enjoy the nature on Tuyen Lam Lake. You will have a chance to admire the green pine hills, the clean water and the peaceful atmosphere, etc. Everything will make tourists think that they are lost in the heaven. Besides that, you can try many other fun and relaxing activities such as: fishing, exploring the green pine forest or camping, barbecue and chatting on the lakeside with your friends. Spending a day at Tuyen Lam Lake will give you a very refreshing feeling after working your butt off for a long time.
There are two ways for tourists to reach Tuyen Lam Lake. The first one is going by taxi or hiring a motorbike, you can go along 20th Highway and pass Datania Falls then you can find this lake. Another way is taking Dalat cable car, tickets is about 50,000 VND / round or 70,000 VND / round-trip to the Truc Lam Zen Monastery and from there you follow the stone stair to Tuyen Lam Lake.