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Take a look at our countdown of the 7 most wonderful waterfalls in Vietnam, you may just get inspired! With highlands occupying 3/4 of the whole territory, Vietnam is the beautiful home to numerous magnificent waterfalls, and a paradise for adventure trips. Most Vietnamese mountainous areas are jungle-covered and hide a lot of pristine waterfalls, which are still untouched and unspoiled. Thanks to the annual monsoon season, all the water streams in Vietnamese highlands are full of power, creating dramatic, romantic waterfalls throughout the country.
7. Giang Dien waterfall – Dong Nai Province
50km outside of Ho Chi Minh City, there’s a place of serenity – Giang Dien waterfall.
Giang Dien Waterfall
Although it is popular to local people thanks to its beautiful and easy-approach position, Giang Dien Waterfall is still a new visitation site to foreign travellers. This spectacular waterfall is located in the Southern city Dong Nai and offers an eco-tourism system for visitors to relax and explore. The area surrounding consists of a valley, hills, forests, waterfalls and varieties of flowers blossoming all the year round, whichemanates peacefulness.
6. Gia Long waterfall – Dak Nong Province
Gia Long Waterfall is a very powerful waterfall and one of the three famous waterfalls of Vietnam Central Highland Dray Sap – Gia Long – Trinh Nu of Serepok River flowing through Dak Nong Province. The waterfall is named after a Vietnamese King who used to relax here thanks to its tranquil and majestic landscape. Everyone should have their own waterfall for relaxation!
Gia Long waterfall
5. Thac May waterfall – Thanh Hoa Province
Thac May in Thanh Hoa province, also known as the Cloud Waterfall, is less-known by foreign travellers, which is strange as it is a very beautiful place and romantic. It’s a waterfall of many names as it’s also called “nine steps of Love” thanks to its glorious nine levers of waters, an ideal place for couples to enjoy nature together.
Local legend has it that 9 levels of water are said to be the tracks of 9 ferries after they returned to the sky. It is a wild, mysterious and magnificent travel spot for adventurers and couples to explore in Vietnam.
Thac May waterfall
4 Prenn waterfall – Dalat
Another name for the highland city ofis ‘the city of lakes and waterfalls’, of which Prenn Waterfall is one of the most famous. It is situated right at the foot of Prenn Pass, only 10 km from the center of Dalat city. According to the language of Cham people, Prenn means “the land of invasion”.
Locals say this waterfall looks like a water-curtain pouring from 10 meters high,down to a small valley, surrounded by lots of beautiful wild flowers, rolling hills and romantic routes. Again, a stunning place for couples.
If you’re someone who enjoys travel and scenery perhaps the Mandarin Route Tour would be the right fit for you, Dalat is part of this tour and many of the waterfalls in Dalat would be available for you to enjoy, especially Prenn.
Prenn waterfall
3. Pongour waterfall – Dalat
Yet another waterfall in the gorgeous Dalat.
This gorgeous waterfall plunges down from breathtaking mountains form 40 meters high, spreading over more than 100 meters of 7 rock levels. When visitors witness the mighty Pongour waterfall, they are also amazed by the hundreds of vivid wildflowers covering poetic paths leading to the isolated waterfall. Layers upon layers of waters pouring down create white foam and magical cool air. At this point I think we can all agree that waterfalls are one of the most romantic settings in the world!
the mighty Pongour waterfall
2. Thac Bac waterfall – Sapa
Thac Bac, the Silver Waterfall, is located about 12km from the centre ofSa Pa town. To reach the waterfalls, you can travel from Sapa centre by private car or, for the adventurous, by motorbike in only 30 minutes. On the sunniest of days, lying at a height of 500 meters, overlooking Sapa valley, Thac Bac can be seen like a white dragon looking down from the sky from Ham Rong Mountain.
The Silver Waterfall is formed by sources of water from the Lo Sui Tong mountain peak. Coming to Thac Bac travellers will sink into the cool weather and extravagant landscape of mountainous surroundings.
Thac Bac waterfall
Trekking through Sapa Valley is something we offer, so if you’re a serious walker, adventure seeker and scenery enthusiast, this trip might just be the one for you. Not to mention the stunning Thac Bac waterfall you’ll experience.
1. Ban Gioc waterfall – Cao Bang
The best-known waterfall in Vietnam, and we can see why. Located in the North, Ban Gioc is one of the 4 biggest cross-border waterfalls in the world. Over 200 meters wide and a drop of more than 70 meters, Ban Gioc Waterfall offers a stunning site of 3 layers of cliffs among a picturesque, rich green background.The breathtaking sight of this waterfall bares a graceful, fresh, quiet beauty of water, pure beauty of the forest, pristine and warm beauty of the ethnic villages. Ban Gioc is a must see in your Northeast Vietnam Adventure trips.
Ban Gioc waterfall
These are our top 7 waterfalls in Vietnam. Why not visit one? If you’re interested in a trips to Vietnam 2017, take a look our suggested itineraries tours in Vietnam and now through our website for a consultation with one of our travel experts, we’d be happy to help. These natural beauties are certainly sights that you wouldn’t want to miss!
For those who want to enjoy waterfall hopping, Vietnam has something to offer. From north to south, these top waterfalls inspires you for both a photogenic chances and adventure inspiration:


1. Ban Gioc Waterfall - Cao Bang

Often mentioned as the most beautiful fall in Vietnam, Ban Gioc is a great treat for photographers. Ban Gioc is a beautiful part of Quay Son River, falling for 70 meters high with 3 different layers. 
The special character of this fall is it functions the border line between Vietnam and China. Our Cao Bang Trek Adventure offers a good pass

2. Thac Tien Waterfall - Ha Giang Province
Located in the remote district of Xin Man, Thac Tien is considerably the biggest falls in the area. The water is pristine and there are not many visitors which are the ideal condition for a private pool not far from its foot.
Ha Giang actually has more natural waterfalls that you can swim and the most visible ones are along the scenic road from Hoang Su Phi to Ha Giang town.


3. Dray Sap waterfall – Dak Nong Province

Dray Sap is also known as Gia Long waterfall, named after a Vietnamese king who felt like sightseeing in the area. It lies in a green area surrounded by dense forest. 
Not far from the fall, there is a nice stream to plunge into the water. 


4. Pongour waterfall – Dalat
Filled with fresh water from the mountain Poungour stretches itself over 40 falls with 7 meters of rock levels. Poungour is a romantic spot for local tourist. It neighbouring nature are full of wild flowers and green forest.


5. Thac Bac waterfall – Sapa
Nested at the beginning of Muong Hoa Valley, Thac Bac or Silver Waterfall is one of the most famous tourist attraction in Sapa. Thac Bac is a also an amazing viewing point where you can capture Ham Rong mountain and the rice terraces around Sin Chai village.
To reach Thac Bac, you need to arrange a private car for a scenic transfer of 11km northward. If you want to see more waterfall in Sapa, Love waterfall or Cat Cat fall are within the reach.


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