Dong Xanh - Dong Nghe Lake
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Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake

Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake is a destination possessing majestic, peaceful and fresh natural scenery. Coming to Dong Xanh Lake – Dong Nghe, you can both admire the beautiful scenery and participate in activities such as fishing, kayaking, cycling, bathing in streams, camping, etc. Join Origin Vietnam to explore this beautiful lake. Please.

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1. Where is Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake?

The famous Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake is located in Hoa Khuong commune. Located in Hoa Vang district, Da Nang, Vietnam. About 25 km southwest of Da Nang city center, about 108 km southeast of Hue city and about 35 km northwest of Hoi An city.

2. How is Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake unique?

These two places are separated by Khe Ngang, in which Dong Xanh is counted from Khe Ngang upwards, and Dong Nghe is counted from Khe Ngang downwards.

In fact, this is an irrigation project built in 1995, providing irrigation water and limiting floods to surrounding areas with an area of ​​more than 2km2. Gradually this place becomes an ideal virtual check-in location for tourists.

In contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city center, Dong Xanh Lake – Dong Nghe possesses a poetic and pristine natural scenery of Da Nang. The blend of natural beauty and clear blue lake creates a peaceful and enjoyable space for many tourists. Here, you can experience many extremely interesting outdoor tourism activities such as camping, sightseeing, afforestation, boating,…

3. What is the best time to visit Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake?

Dong Xanh- Dong Nghe lake possesses a charming natural scenery that will be an ideal destination for those who love nature and love to explore. However, to fully admire the beauty of the lake, you should consider coming here at the right time.

According to shared experiences, you should monitor the weather in Da Nang and should go during the summer period from May to July. The weather at this time is sunny, with little rain, so you can admire the beautiful scenery and participate. Comfortable outdoor activities such as boating, hiking, camping,…

Dong Xanh Dong Nghe Lake is most beautiful in the early morning and late afternoon. Early in the morning, the fog still hung thickly on the lake surface. They create an extremely romantic scene and feel like early winter weather. At this time, when you enjoy a cup of hot coffee and a hot breakfast, there really is nothing better.

At dusk, the sunlight will cast shadows on the water. The sky slowly turned bright red. Watch the gentle sunset and the image of the sun slowly disappearing behind the mountains. Perhaps, this activity will also make your soul cherished and become more peaceful than ever.

Note: You should also pay attention to limiting going to Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake during the rainy season. Because the road to the lake is dirt, when it rains the road will be quite slippery and the lake scenery at this time is not clear, making it difficult to participate in outdoor activities.

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4. How to get to Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake?

4.1 Means Of Transportation To Da Nang

Because it is the central region of Vietnam, Da Nang tourism has many means of transportation for you to choose from. Depending on your location, you can choose different forms of transportation such as:

  • Travel By airplane: The most popular form chosen by many tourists when traveling to Da Nang is the plane because of its convenience, speed and time saving.
  • By passenger cars: Currently there are many bus companies from seats to sleepers running the North-South route to serve the travel needs of tourists.
  • By train: This is the way chosen by many young people because traveling by train is faster than a bus and you can see the scenery throughout the trip. In particular, if your schedule includes Hue, the train is a reasonable choice because you can get off at Hue station and then move on to Da Nang.

4.2 How to get to Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake from Da Nang city?

Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake is located only about 45 minutes away from Da Nang city. It’s not too far and getting here is also very easy. Starting from the city center, you move to Hoa Cam overpass, then run straight along Highway 14B towards Phuoc Nhon hot springs. On the way, you will see a long, large dam and surrounding the main dam is Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake.

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5. Activities and experiences when traveling to Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake

5.1 Camp overnight at Dong Xanh lake – Dong Nghe

One of the most ideal experiences at Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe Lake is camping overnight on the grass. This form is suitable for large trips with friends and relatives. There is a tent rental service here with prices ranging from only 80,000 – 100,000 VND/tent/night. You can prepare a few extra snacks, drinks… to help ensure activities when camping here.

5.2 Luxurious checking-in at Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake

Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe Lake is one of the super hot check-in locations in Da Nang. Here, the scene is very poetic and lyrical, created by lush green lawns, clear lake water and many undulating rocky outcrops… promising to help you get many of the most unique and strange photos.

Revealing to tourists an option to take beautiful photos is to move upstream. The fee to get here is about 80,000 VND/person. From upstream, visitors will certainly be ecstatic at the majestic beauty that nature brings.

5.3 Cycling around the banks of Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake

The road surrounding the lake is up to several dozen kilometers long and is paved with flat concrete, so many tourists choose to cycle around the lake – both for exercise and to admire the green natural scenery. When traveling, you can also stop at many beautiful photo spots to save for yourself moments at Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe Lake.

5.4 Watching the sunrise and sunset at Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake

If Da Nang tourist areas inside the city bring you interesting activities, Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake also has many equally attractive experiences. Many tourists who come here especially like to watch the sunrise or sunset. Gentle rays of sunlight blend into the calm, blue lake surface, creating a romantic scene. Many colors of nature blend together to create a beautiful background for you to “live virtually”.

5.5 Kayaking at Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake

If you intend to move upstream or to the lake area, you need to rent a boat. The experience of kayaking is also extremely interesting, visitors can try this new activity. However, don’t forget to bring a life jacket and pay attention to the instructions to ensure safety.

5.6 Exploring the lives of people around Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake

The area around Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe Lake is the living area of ​​many households. Their main job is to plant forests and do agriculture, so you can come and explore the lives of the people. Their friendliness and simple lifestyle will definitely help you have more interesting experiences.

5.7 Fishing at Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake

Fishing in Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake is also one of the ideal activities that attracts many tourists to Da Nang. You can stand on the rocks along the shore or take a boat to the middle of the lake. In addition, visitors can also participate in fishing with local people.

6. Enjoying Da Nang specialties when visiting Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake

This tourist destination is not too far from Da Nang city. Therefore, after participating in experiential activities here, you can return to the city to rest and enjoy the specialties in Da Nang.

6.1 One sunny squid

Famous as a coastal area with fresh seafood, when traveling to Da Nang, you can buy sunny squid as a gift. Local people choose from the best squid, dried in the hot sun and only dried once so it still retains the sweet and soft taste of the squid.

6.2 Tamarind squid

Squid with tamarind is a famous specialty in Da Nang that many people choose to buy as a gift. The choice for this dish must be milk squid, combined with ingredients such as sesame, thick tamarind sauce and some other flavors. When you eat it, you will feel the sweetness of the meat, the rich taste of the spices and the slightly spicy taste that goes well with rice.

6.3 Whole pieces of dried deer

Another specialty that you can buy as a gift is dried deer in Da Nang. This is a quite new and strange dish, the meat is taken from livestock farms and is richly marinated to bring an unforgettable flavor. You can eat this dish for fun or drinking, it will be very suitable.

6.4 Da Nang beef patties

Although the appearance looks very similar to beef rolls in the North or harrows in Thanh Hoa, the ingredients that make Da Nang tree beef rolls are not the same and have a completely different characteristic flavor. You can use this dish as a snack that goes well with beer.

6.5 My Khe seaweed

Originating from the My Khe sea, My Khe seaweed is famous as a specialty that many people trust and choose to buy as gifts when traveling. In addition to being delicious, this product also has the effect of clearing heat and detoxifying, is very nutritious for the body and has beautifying effects.

6.6 Da Nang sesame dried cake

It can be said that this is one of the heirloom specialties of the coastal city of Da Nang. The cake is crispy and spongy combined with the sweetness and aroma of sesame to create an unforgettable delicious taste.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake

When traveling to Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake and want to stay overnight, camping is the right choice. You will be able to immerse yourself in the quiet space of the mountains and forests at night and also participate in campfire activities.

If you want places to stay with luxurious amenities, then after participating in the activities here. You can return to Da Nang city to stay at hotels here.

7.1 Hotels:

  • Muong Thanh Luxury. Address: 270 Vo Nguyen Giap, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort. Address: Bai Bac, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • Danang Golden Bay. Address: Le Van Duyet, Son Tra, Da Nang.
  • Mangala Zen Garden & Luxury Apartments. Address: J02 The Ocean Villas, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Vinpearl Luxury Da Nang. Address: 7 Truong Sa, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Risemount Resort Danang. Address: Nguyen Van Thoai, Bac My An, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Sel de Mer Hotel & Suites. Address: 92 Vo Nguyen Giap, Man Thai Ward, Son Tra District.

7.2 Resorts:

  • Da Nang Marriott Resort & Spa. Address: No. 7 Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang.
  • Premier Village Danang Resort. Address: 99 Vo Nguyen Giap, My An Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City.
  • KOI Resort & Residence Da Nang. Address: No. 11 Truong Sa Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City.
  • Danang Marriott Resort & Spa, Non Nuoc Beach Villas. Address: No. 23 Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang.
  • Meliá Danang Beach Resort. Address: 19 Truong Sa, Hoa Hai, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • Hyatt Regency Danang Resort & Spa. Address: Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Street, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang City.
  • Furama Resort Danang. Address: 105 Vo Nguyen Giap, Ngu Hanh Son.
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8. Some important notes when traveling to Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe lake

To make your trip to Dong Xanh Lake – Dong Nghe full of joy and safety, you should refer to some necessary notes below:

  • The way to get there is quite easy to find, but if you have never been there before, you should follow the directions on google map to avoid getting lost and wasting time.
  • Check your motorbike carefully and fill it with gas before going because there is no motorbike repair shop on the road to the lake. At the same time, drive according to regulations and obey traffic laws to ensure absolute safety.
  • When kayaking, always remember to wear a life jacket whether you know how to swim or not.
  • Preparing all necessary camping equipment such as tent, flashlight, pots and pans, drinking water and some food to avoid ruining the mood due to lack of necessary items.
  • Depending on your needs, you can choose suitable outfits. For example, if you are just visiting or exploring, you should wear neat, comfortable clothes. If you come to take photos, you should prepare beautiful outfits.
  • Preparing money in cash for services such as buying tickets, boating, renting camping tents, etc.

Dong Xanh Lake – Dong Nghe brings you peace and relaxation with cool, fresh green natural scenery. This is also a “green” tourist destination with many interesting activities for you to comfortably experience.

For those who are planning an upcoming trip to Da Nang, Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe Lake is truly an option not to be missed. Please contact Origin Vietnam – Vietnam’s leading tour operator, we always accompany you every step of the way on your Da Nang tour to discover the travel beauty of Dong Xanh – Dong Nghe Lake with unforgettable experiences.

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