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Khe Lim

When coming to Khe Lim, you have the opportunity to admire the beautiful natural landscape. Moreover, you can also participate in many interesting activities and experiences here. If you are looking for a place to visit and relax on the weekend, Khe Lim is definitely an ideal name for your trip. Let’s explore this beautiful place with Origin Vietnam.

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1. Where is Khe Lim?

Khe Lim tourist area is located in Dai Hong commune, Dai Loc district, Quang Nam province, Vietnam. About 25 km from Ai Nghia town, about 46 km southwest of Da Nang city and about 52 km west of Hoi An city.

2. How is Khe Lim unique?

Khe Lim waterfall originates from the top of Am Thong mountain, which is 882m above sea level. From here, a stream of water flows down to the stream, where many rocks lie stacked on top of each other, forming waterfalls with white foam. It flows into the Cai River, the Vang River and then merges with the Vu Gia stream down to Cua Dai beach.

In particular, Khe Lim is also home to thousands of rare ironwood trees. Maybe that’s why this place is called Khe Lim. Khe Lim tourist area has beautiful and majestic nature like a shimmering watercolor painting with waterfalls flowing day and night among the wild mountains and forests. Therefore, this place has become a favorite stop for many tourists on their journey to explore Da Nang – Hoi An.

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3. Ticket price to visit Khe Lim

Ticket prices to visit Khe Lim are very affordable. However if you take a car, you will need to pay additional parking fees as follows:

  • Entrance ticket: 50,000 VND/person/time.
  • Bicycle parking: 2,000 VND/bike.
  • Motorbike parking: 5,000 VND/motorbike.
  • Car parking with 4 – 9 seats: 10,000 VND/car.
  • Car parking with 12 – 24 seats: 20,000 VND/car.
  • Parking with a 27 – 40 seats car: 30,000 VND/car.
  • Storage service: 10,000 VND/person.
  • Life jacket rental: 10,000 VND/person.
  • Light meals: 50,000 VND/person.
  • Buying grilled food: 100,000 VND/person.

4. When is the best time to visit Khe Lim?

Because, it is an ecotourism area with many waterfalls and mountains, most of the fun activities take place outdoors, so it is most appropriate for tourists to choose to come here in the dry season.

The dry season in Quang Nam falls from April to September every year. At this time, the weather is sunny with little rain, suitable for picnics and sightseeing activities taking place outdoors.

5. How to get to Khe Lim?

Khe Lim is located about 20 km southwest of Ai Nghia town of Dai Loc district. To move to Khe Lim, you can rent a motorbike in Hoi An, then depart from Ai Nghia town and move to Highway 14B. Go about 20km and you will see Khe Lim bridge. Go a short distance further and you will reach Khe Lim tourist area. The road to Dai Loc is very beautiful, so you can stop and take pictures on the way.

Otherwise, if you don’t know the route clearly, you can use Google Maps or follow the signs along the way, which is also extremely easy. The road to Khe Lim is relatively easy, you can choose a car, motorbike, etc. as a means of transportation depending on your preferences and conditions.

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6. Activities and experiences at Khe Lim

6.1 Admiring the endless nature of Khe Lim

Located amidst vast mountains and forests, Khe Lim today still retains its original wild and poetic beauty. Coming here, you will admire the extremely beautiful mountains, waterfalls, and forests.

The multi-layered water streams rumble day and night with white foam, some water flows from a height of up to 100m. From a distance, you can see the waterfall flowing like soft white silk sheets, gently winding. Coming close, you will be able to see with your own eyes the magical shimmering scene of the waterfall when the sun shines on it.

At the foot of the waterfall, countless large and small rocks are stacked on top of each other, covered with green moss, creating a rare natural masterpiece. On the banks of Khe Lim stream is a dense primeval forest with rich and diverse vegetation. This is the habitat of many precious tree species such as ironwood, wild orchids, etc. Wild orchids bursting with color and fragrance make the scene even more poetic and captivating.

6.2 Immersing yourself in the cool water under Khe Lim waterfall

When coming to Khe Lim, you cannot miss the stream bathing activity. The water flowing from the waterfall stagnates between the rocks, forming clear blue puddles. Immersing yourself in cool water amid the hot weather of the Central region makes people excited and refreshed. Especially, when soaking in the water amidst the fresh, gentle nature makes all worries and fatigue seem to disappear.

6.3 Checking in “virtual life” with Khe Lim primeval forest

Moreover, this is a “virtual living” location in Quang Nam. Khe Lim is located among beautiful primeval forests with lush green vegetation all year round. In the lush green landscape of forests, rolling mountains, and clear flowing streams, you just need to raise the camera to get thousands of sparkling photos. Beautiful moss-covered rocks, blooming wild orchids, waterfalls flowing with white foam,… All of them can become extremely cool backdrops for you to freely live virtually.

6.4 Organizing exciting picnic activities by Khe Lim stream

Besides, Khe Lim is also an ideal place to bring close friends, family, and colleagues for a weekend picnic. Under the cool green forest canopy, on the wide rocks, you can freely sing, play, and organize many exciting activities with everyone. Play to your heart’s content, then go down to the stream to cool off and then go up to enjoy the delicious food you brought yourself. Khe Lim and Khe Xanh are familiar weekend picnic locations for many young people and families in the surrounding area every summer.

6.5 Experiencing mountain trekking in Khe Lim

Khe Lim Waterfall in Quang Nam is located along Am Thong mountain and belongs to HIO – HIU peak with an altitude of about 900m. The next experience when coming to Khe Lim Dai Loc is mountain trekking.

The path to Am Thong mountain is divided into two paths, one easy path and one more difficult path. If you want to take an easy route, you should move in the direction of the arrow and vice versa. You can visit Khe Lim on both routes.

6.6 Camping and fishing by the stream

If you go with your family or a group of friends, you can set up a tent here to relax and fish. Don’t forget to bring snacks, fruits, drinks, etc. to organize super chill parties by the stream.

7. Enjoying Quang Nam specialties when traveling to Khe Lim

7.1 Quang Noodles

Coming to Quang Nam, it will not be difficult for you to find a Quang noodle shop in every corner. Quang noodles here are as popular as pho in Hanoi. In addition to the main ingredients of thinly sliced ​​rice paper and broth, Quang Nam specialties are also served with chicken, snakehead fish, eel, beef, shrimp, frog,… Grilled rice paper, peanuts and herbs enhance the taste. the flavor of the dish, stimulating the taste buds of the enjoyer.

7.2 Tam Ky chicken rice

Chicken rice is a long-standing famous signature dish of Quang Nam, especially in Tam Ky and Hoi An cities. A plate of Tam Ky chicken rice with eye-catching colors. The saffron yellow color of rice, the ivory color of chicken, the green color of papaya, laksa leaves, and the purple color of onions.

The main ingredient to make this dish is Tam Ky chicken, a type of chicken that is free in the yard, has firm meat and thin skin. Cooked rice, served with chicken, surrounded by spices and an indispensable bowl of attractive garlic sauce.

7.3 Cao Lau

“Come to Quang Nam, sit on a high floor and eat high on a high floor” is a catchphrase passed around by tourists. Cao Lau has many similarities to Quang noodles, but the preparation is more elaborate. In Cao Lau, the noodles are fried crispy and the broth is replaced with water. Cao Lau is usually only served with pieces of Cao Lau and crispy fried pork skin, green mustard greens, bitter herbs and peanuts.

7.4 Shrimp ramen

Quang Nam shrimp ramen is different from shrimp ramen in Binh Dinh or Quang Ngai in that Quang Nam shrimp ramen is neatly wrapped, there is no shrimp tail sticking out and the taste is also different. The best dish of ram with land shrimp is still eaten rolled with raw vegetables, rice paper and dipped in soy sauce or sweet and sour fish sauce.

7.5 Pork rice paper rolls

Pork rice paper rolls are so popular that it is not difficult for you to enjoy this dish in big cities like Hanoi and Saigon. But when you come to Quang Nam, please try this dish in your “original hometown” once and see how it goes.

Dried rice paper is genuine Dai Loc rice paper. Wet rice paper must be made fresh on the day. Pork belly must have fat on both ends. Served with Tra Que raw vegetables, it is truly a masterpiece.

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8. Accommodation when traveling to Khe Lim

When traveling here, you can choose to stay overnight by camping. Or you can go to Ai Nghia town, not far away, to stay at motels.

Moreover, because this destination is not too far from the two cities of Da Nang and Hoi An. Therefore, after participating in experiential activities here, you can return to the above two cities to rest.

8.1 Hotels in Da Nang

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

8.2 Hotels in Hoi An

  • 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.
  • 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.

8.3 Motel in Ai Nghia town

  • Thanh Binh Guest House. Address: Quang Trung, Ai Nghia Town, Dai Loc, Quang Nam.
  • Tan An Guest House. Address: Ha Tan intersection, Dai Lanh, Dai Loc, Quang Nam.
  • Phuong Anh Guest House. Address: Hung Vuong, Ai Nghia Town, Dai Loc, Quang Nam.
  • Ai Nghia Hill Motel. Address: National Highway 14B, Ai Nghia Town, Dai Loc, Quang Nam.
  • Huong Que Homestay. Address: National Highway 14B, Dai Hiep, Dai Loc, Quang Nam.
  • Lucky Motel. Address: Dai Lanh, Dai Loc, Quang Nam.

9. Some important notes when traveling to Khe Lim

To have a complete trip to Khe Lim with friends, you should prepare the following necessary items:

  • You should bring drinking water and snacks to eat on the go.
  • Remember to bring: insect repellant, raincoat, hat.
  • You should wear soft-soled shoes and climbing shoes when exploring Khe Lim.
  • Bringing mats, tarpaulins, and picnic tents.
  • Food to bring: to make the trip more interesting, you can bring things to organize a BBQ party such as: marinated meat, fish, grilling tools (alcohol stove, dry alcohol, grill). However, you need to be careful when lighting the fire during grilling and remember not to throw trash around after eating.
  • Bringing dry clothes and towels to change after bathing in the stream.
  • If you intend to camp overnight, you must consider carefully because it is quite cold at night here. In addition, if there is rain, this area can experience very dangerous floods.

10. Some other famous tourist attractions near Khe lim

Hoi An tourism is not only about Khe Lim. But there are still many other famous destinations that you need to explore such as:

  • Kim Bong Carpentry Village: This craft village is more than 500 years old with highly artistic sculptures.
  • Thanh Ha Pottery Village: is a destination that preserves traditional culture in Hoi An. When you come here, you will experience pottery making, visit the terracotta park, admire ceramic sharpening techniques,…
  • Phuc Kien Assembly Hall: located right in Hoi An ancient town, this is a famous historical and spiritual destination of Hoi An ancient town.

With the beauty of wild mountains and forests, picturesque waterfalls and fresh, cool air, Khe Lim has become a favorite discovery destination for many tourists. If you are looking for a place to temporarily get away from the noise and dust of the city, come to this tourist area, where you can find peace and immerse yourself in green nature.

Please contact Origin Vietnam – a professional tour operator, with a team of tour consultants, tour operators and experienced and dedicated local guides. We will take you on a private tour Hoi An to explore the Khe Lim Quang Nam with exciting trips and the most wonderful experiences.

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