Thang Hen lake is located in Quoc Toan commune, Tra Linh district, Cao Bang province. It’s situated on an altitude of thousands of meters above sea level. Thang Lake is a beautiful lake among 36 large and small lakes in the mountainous area of Tra Linh district. It’s one the way from Cao Bang city to the famous of Ban Gioc waterfall.
How Thang Hen Lake is unique?
Situated in the middle of a mountainous region and the blue of the trees stretching out over the cliffs. Especially shimmering down the clear water, winding down the valleys of the reef. Thang Hen Lake has a diamond shape. With the width from 100m to 300m and length from 500m to 1,000m.
The head of the source is a large cave, from the cave flowing water all day and night. It is especially interesting when people say about every 10 years, suddenly the water of the lake is almost dry and only after a few days water rose again.
Also impressive is that in the flood season, the water of Thang Hen Lake retains its distinctive jade green color, while other lakes in the red. Your Ban Gioc waterfall tours will be more interesting if can plus visit Thang Hen lake.
Thang Hen Lake has very interesting myths. According to legends, in the past in Cao Bang there was a guy named Sung. He is very smart and handsome. He won the mandarin and was awarded the king seven days honored nest. Back home, he married beautiful girl. Her name is Booc. Admiration attached to his beautiful new wife.
He forgot the day returned to business. On Saturday night, he remembered, hurried to his wife and parents to run business. In the middle of the night in the wilderness, he ran 36 feet and fell head on the mountain and died. 36 steps of the guy today are 36 large and small lake with different names of dialects in Tra Linh district.
Legend has it that the place where he lay down is the current Lake of Thang Hen.
It’s great for
- Photographer, natural lover, culture exchange, family private tour, young and old couple
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