Elephant waterfall is one of the beautiful waterfalls of the Central Highlands with a height of over 30m, 15m wide, 25km far from Da Lat city to the southwest.
The legend of Elephant waterfall?
K’ho village elders said that in the past, the chief of Jie Bien Mountain had a very beautiful daughter. Whenever the women paint their singing voice, the leaves are scattered and the birds stop singing to listen. Her lover is the son of the village headman. He was loved by many, not only because of his muscular body, but also because of the brave, courageous few. They gave the date of marriage, but the boy had to kill the enemy and then many moon passes without seeing back.
The girl went to the deserted mountains. Where they used to date, singing earnestly, melancholy with the hope of the dreamer in the old place. The song made B’ling birds touch. They let each other fly away to hear the news and tell her that the guy was sacrificed on the battlefield. However, the painter still refuses to accept the truth. She kept singing, singing until she was exhausted, collapsed and never got up again.
Elephant elephant listening to her singing for a long time also silent rock. Suddenly there was a loud bang. After that the earth trembled, causing the mountain to break and a sudden drop of water, white foam. Waterfall whistling with the rustling of the forest. The birds singing as the song, the song of the beautiful female painting. The K’ho named the waterfall Lieng Rowoa Jei Bien – the elephant of the elephants prostrate before passionate love.
Nowadays Elephant waterfall is one of the most attractive tourist destination in Da Lat. You should put it in your tour Da Lat list before arrive this beautiful City.
It’s great for
- Family travel with teen, young couple and solo traveller, natural lover
- Recommended travel time from Monday to Friday. Because it’s too many local tourist go here at weekend.
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