Ho Giang Thom waterfall
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Ho Giang Thom Waterfall

With its majestic wild natural scenery, Ho Giang Thom Waterfall is one of the famous places, attracting many tourists to visit and explore. Furthermore, it also brings visitors extremely new levels of emotions. Let’s learn more about this beautiful waterfall with Origin Vietnam.

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1. Where is Ho Giang Thom Waterfall?

Giang Thom waterfall is located in village 9, Tam My commune, Nui Thanh district, Quang Nam province, Vietnam. About 76 km from Hoi An city, about 34 km south of Tam Ky city and about 112 km southeast of Da Nang city.

2. How is Ho Giang Thom waterfall unique?

Ho Giang Thom Waterfall currently has many different names, such as 11-storey waterfall, Dan Thom, Xen Thom or Giang Thom,… However, Giang Thom waterfall is the most popular name of many people and tourists when traveling to Quang Nam.

Ho Giang Thom Waterfall is created from rows of submerged rocks about 1km long. At the source is a small stream, water pours down from above, forming white murmuring waterfalls. Right at the foot of the waterfall, there are streams forming deep puddles with clear blue water.

Viewed from above, the landscape seems to be shrunk in a mirror under the water, all blending with white clouds and dew. Therefore, it creates a charming, poetic landscape painting.

Every tourist who comes here must be amazed by the wild, majestic and lyrical beauty of Ho Giang Thom waterfall. In addition, Giang Thom’s climate is often cool, bringing a fresh and pleasant feeling to visitors on hot summer days.

Giang Thom Waterfall area has a total of 3 water holes, separated by high and convex rocks. This place also has wide rocks, leaning close to the cliffs, creating a beautiful terrain for visitors. You can stop to rest, admire the scenery, and relax to the sound of the murmuring stream while strolling to visit the scenery at Giang Thom.

And yet, along the stream are undulating, jagged rocky slopes, attracting many tourists looking for strange feelings to visit the stream’s source.

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3. When is the best time to visit Ho Giang Thom waterfall?

Quang Nam is famous for its tropical monsoon climate. To fully enjoy the beauty of Ho Giang Thom waterfall, the most ideal time to travel is around November. At this time, the rainy season has ended, the weather turns cool and sunny. In particular, the amount of water flowing into the waterfalls is abundant, creating white foam, creating a majestic and poetic natural scene.

Besides November, you can also choose to travel to Ho Giang Thom waterfall at the beginning of the rainy season around May and June. At this time, although the weather is suddenly sunny and rainy, the vegetation will be greener, bringing a feeling full of vitality.

Furthermore, you should leave in the morning to arrive at noon and get down the mountain in the afternoon before it gets dark. Each season of Ho Giang Thom waterfall has its own unique beauty. Summer is vibrant and rhythmic, winter is charming and romantic.

4. How to get to Ho Giang Thom waterfall?

You can move to the waterfall easily by following two routes as follows:

  • From Hoi An city: You can go straight to Vo Chi Cong street, along the coastal road about 43km. Then, turn to the right and go towards Tam Hoa, continue going another 10km then turn onto road 617. At this point, you just need to follow the directions and you will reach Ho Giang Thom waterfall.
  • From Tam Ky city: you can follow National Highway 1A and then turn onto Road 617. Then, follow the directions and you will arrive.

Previously, to get to the foot of the waterfall, you still had to go a long way, overcome uneven slopes, and many muddy, muddy, and slippery roads. However, currently, this place has a small road leading to the foot of the waterfall. However, you still have to park your motorbike and climb the hill for about 15 minutes to reach the top of the waterfall.

5. Activities and experiences at Ho Giang Thom waterfall

To get to Ho Giang Thom waterfall in Quang Nam, even though you have to go through a difficult path, this place is still very attractive to tourists. Especially tourists who love nature and like to explore because there are many interesting activities here.

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5.1 Admiring the natural beauty of Giang Thom waterfall

In the Quang Nam travel experience guide on beautiful sightseeing destinations. Ho Giang Thom is an ideal picnic and eco-tourism place. The waterfall is created by submerged rocks stretching nearly 1km with the source being a small stream that flows murmuring water day and night.

The streams have created deep, clear pools of water at the foot of the waterfall. Looking down from above, the landscape seems to be shrunk in a mirror reflecting under the water.

Looking into the distance, you will see beautiful and charming waterfalls caused by the upstream stream pouring down onto the rocks. All create a poetic scene that makes many tourists stop and admire what nature has bestowed here.

Ho Giang Thom Waterfall has a total of three waterfalls separated by rocky cliffs. Visitors can sit on the rocks, lean their backs against the cliffs to rest, and relax to the sound of the stream. Furthermore, you can also watch the clouds floating in the sky to wash away the fatigue and worries of everyday life.

5.2 Immersing yourself in the cool stream at Ho Giang Thom

When coming to Ho Giang Thom, skipping the stream bathing activity would be a mistake. Immersing yourself in the cool, fresh water and playing with friends in the water will definitely bring a refreshing feeling and unforgettable happy memories.

5.3 Trying the thrill of climbing Ho Giang Thom waterfall

Ho Giang Thom waterfall climbing activity is challenging and not for the faint of heart. Those who are brave and love adventure can climb the undulating cliffs to conquer the high waterfalls. When you reach the top floor, you will be amazed by the vast, majestic and wild mountain landscape.

5.4 Checking-in “virtual life” at Ho Giang Thom waterfall

Ho Giang Thom Waterfall is a scenic spot in Quang Nam not only for those who want to find a peaceful place to relax their souls but also an ideal check-in location for those who are passionate about photography. Coming here, you will freely relax next to the rocks, streams, waterfalls with white foam,… amidst the natural space of mountains and forests.

5.5 Fishing at Ho Giang Thom waterfall

Fishing is also a favorite activity of many people when coming to Ho Giang Thom. This activity requires visitors to have high patience. You just need to choose a suitable seat on the bank of the stream, then cast the rod and wait for the fish to take the bait.

Meanwhile, you can let yourself immerse yourself in nature, listen to the sounds of birds singing, the sound of flowing streams and echoing waterfalls,… All create a strange feeling of calm and peace.

5.6 Experience camping overnight with friends

Camping is an interesting and indispensable activity when coming to Ho Giang Thom waterfall. After a day of fun at the waterfall, visitors can pitch a tent, sit together around the campfire, have a BBQ party and enjoy a fun night together in the mountains and forests.

However, tourism here has not been exploited much, so you need to prepare carefully to have the best camping night.

6. Enjoying Quang Nam specialties when visiting Ho Giang Thom waterfall

After experiencing interesting activities here, you can enjoy lunch with attractive BBQ dishes. The food is pre-prepared at home, here you just need to light a fire to grill these attractive dishes. Or you can buy snacks for convenience during your visit.

If you want to enjoy Quang Nam specialties, after a day of experiencing, visit and explore Ho Giang Thom waterfall. You return to Hoi An or Tam Ky city to enjoy the specialties of this beautiful land.

6.1 Quang Noodles

Surely you have heard of Da Nang Quang noodles and Hoi An Quang noodles – these are famous delicious dishes sold a lot in these two provinces/cities. Along the streets, you will see many shops selling this dish. The noodles are made from shredded rice paper, the broth is made from many ingredients such as: snakehead fish, shrimp, crab, chicken, eel… Eating Quang noodles will be served with raw vegetables so it is very delicious and has a harmonious flavor. taste.

6.2 Cau Mong grilled veal

Gourmets often choose to enjoy Cau Mong veal when coming to Hoi An. Besides the deliciously prepared veal meat, the most characteristic feature of this dish is the dipping sauce mixed with scad or anchovy fish sauce. When you eat, you will clearly feel the delicious taste without getting bored.

6.3 Green eel porridge

If you have ever enjoyed Da Nang porridge, please experience Quang Nam’s green eel porridge to compare the flavors of these two dishes. Eel porridge is the pride of Quang cuisine. Local people cooked porridge from Xi rice, eels are selected from large, firm meat. When eaten, it will be combined with sesame rice cake, extremely delicious and attractive.

6.4 Chicken rice

Coming to Hoi An, many tourists often choose the famous delicious Hoi An chicken rice restaurant to dine with this specialty dish. Tam Ky chicken is famous for being a typical type of chicken, raised freely, so the meat is guaranteed to be soft and firm, and when boiled, it will have an eye-catching yellow color. Besides chicken rice, you can order chopped chicken dishes, chicken salad, etc. to eat with them, all of which are very stimulating to the taste buds.

6.5 Cao Lau

Cao Lau Hoi An is a familiar specialty dish for every tourist when they set foot in this land. A portion of Cao Lau has fresh yellow noodles made from fragrant rice. In addition, this dish also has toppings such as pork, shrimp, raw vegetables, etc. This dish looks very attractive and delicious.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Ho Giang Thom waterfall

When traveling to Ho Giang Thom waterfall, the most common form of accommodation is overnight camping. You will be immersed in the majestic and quiet scenery of thousands of mountains and forests.

If you want a comfortable overnight stay, then after visiting, you return to Hoi An or Tam Ky city to rest.

7.1 Stay overnight in Tam Ky city

  • Muong Thanh Grand Quang Nam Hotel. Address: No. 351A, Hung Vuong, An Xuan Ward, Tam Ky, Quang Nam.
  • Viet Thanh Hotel. Address: 39 Duy Tan, Tam Ky City, Quang Nam.
  • Anh Huy Hotel. Address: 20 Phan Chu Trinh, Tam Ky City, Quang Nam.
  • Trang Chau Hotel. Address: 77 Phan Boi Chau, Tan Thanh Ward, Tam Ky City, Quang Nam.

7.2 Stay overnight in Hoi An city

  • Hoi An River Town Hotel. Address: 26 Thoai Ngoc Hau, Cam Pho Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam.
  • Little Town Villa. Address: 239 Nguyen Duy Hieu, Cam Chau, Hoi An, Quang Nam.
  • Melody Boutique Villa. Address: 01 Phan Ngoc Nhan, Cam Ha, Hoi An, Quang Nam.
  • Hoi An Odyssey Hotel. Address: Tran Trung Tri, Cam Nam, City. Hoi An, Quang Nam.
  • Hoi An Estuary Villa. Address: Tan Thinh, Cam An, Hoi An City, Quang Nam.
  • Ivy Villa. Address: 168 Nguyen Duy Hieu, Cam Chau, Hoi An, Quang Nam.
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8. Some important notes when visiting Ho Giang Thom waterfall

To make your trip to Ho Giang Thom waterfall safe and complete, you need to refer to the necessary notes below:

  • Learning carefully about the destination’s terrain to prepare supplies and health.
  • Fully equipped with safety equipment: long rope, throwing bag, life jacket, helmet, protective belt.
  • Preparing medical supplies: personal tape, gauze, disinfectant wet tissue, small scissors, tweezers, antibacterial ointment…
  • Learning techniques for crossing waterfalls and streams and applying them to real situations.
  • Preparing insect repellant and applying before starting the journey.
  • You should wear comfortable clothes and sports shoes for convenient movement when exploring.
  • Fully charge electronic devices such as phones, backup chargers and remember to register for 4G.
  • Because you go into the deep forest, you also need to bring sunscreen, insect repellent cream,…

Ho Giang Thom Waterfall is truly a magnificent natural masterpiece. Amidst the hardships of life, try once to visit this beautiful stream in Quang Nam to admire the charming, wild, rustic landscape painting to help dispel the chaos in your soul.

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