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Khe Ngang Lake

The name Khe Ngang Lake is no longer strange to those who love Hue. The harmonious blend of poetic scenery of mountains and rivers with fresh, peaceful space will definitely make you fall in love at first sight. Let’s explore all the unique features of this poetic place with Origin Vietnam.

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1. Where is Khe Ngang Lake?

Khe Ngang Lake is located in Huong Ha town, Huong Tra district, Hue city, Thua Thien – Hue province, Vietnam. The lake is about 12 km southwest of Hue city center and about 110 km northwest of Da Nang city.

2. How is Khe Ngang lake unique?

Khe Ngang Lake is a famous picnic destination that you definitely cannot miss when coming to dreamy Hue. This is a freshwater lake, it not only provides daily water for people but is also an ideal place for tourism. When coming to Khe Ngang Lake, you will enjoy the fresh, airy and peaceful atmosphere that nature brings.

Furthermore, Khe Ngang Lake is located amidst the mountainous landscape and near some famous attractions such as Minh Mang mausoleum, Gia Long mausoleum, Hon Chen palace, etc. Therefore, the lake is also visited by many tourists to check-in. “virtual living”.

Khe Ngang Hue Lake is not only a cool, peaceful suburban destination for young people and tourists. This place is also ideal for couples to take wedding photos and save their happy moments. Because the beauty of this place is romantic and poetic, you should choose light, vintage clothes to create harmony with the scenery.

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3. When is the best time to visit Khe Ngang Lake?

If you want a private space with few people, come here midweek or early in the morning. Because this lake is known by more and more people and come to check in regularly.

If the sunset at Khe Ngang Lake is the gentleness and calmness of the sunlight, a bit sad when saying goodbye to an incomplete day, the sunrise on the lake is the glimmering rays of sunlight, bringing vitality and freshness. new, the beginning of a day full of energy.

Sitting at the lake with your loved ones, admiring and capturing beautiful photos, that photo frame will definitely be wonderful and meaningful.

4. How to get to Khe Ngang Lake from Hue city?

Starting from the center of Hue city, you can follow the road to Thien Mu Pagoda, then continue on Van Thanh Street – Hue bypass. From here, you can follow the roadside signs to reach Khe Ngang Lake.

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5. Activities and experiences at Khe Ngang Lake

5.1 Admiring the sunset and sunrise at Khe Ngang Lake in Hue

In Hue, tourists often come to the banks of the Perfume River to admire the peaceful, poetic scene in the late afternoon. However, one of the beautiful scenes in Hue where you can also choose to freely watch the sunset and sunrise is Khe Ngang Dam.

The peace of nature mixed with the gentle sunlight in the late afternoon really gives people a feeling of relaxation and refreshment. This poetic scene is also very suitable for you to take photos and keep for yourself beautiful pictures at Khe Ngang Lake.

5.2 Checking in super well at Khe Ngang lake

The reason why many tourists want to pack their backpacks and go right to Khe Ngang Lake is the extremely chill check-in experience here. In Hue, besides Khe Ngang Lake, there are also Thuy Tien Lake, Perfume River,… each place has its own unique beauty. So, if you are planning to come here, don’t forget to fully charge your phone, bring a camera and prepare really cool outfits to take beautiful pictures!

5.3 Camping overnight, organizing an extremely CHILL outdoor BBQ

Not only is it one of the beautiful outdoor photography locations in Hue, Khe Ngang Lake is also a place chosen by many people to camp, organize picnics and weekend picnics. You can prepare yourself a simple tent, add some food, drinks… to chill with friends on leisurely days. The feeling of immersing yourself in nature, lighting a campfire together, grilling food, and singing youth songs is sure to be enjoyed by anyone.

5.4 Experiencing SUP paddling in the middle of Khe Ngang lake

In addition to the above interesting experiences, another hobby that you can try when coming to Khe Ngang Lake is rowing a small boat in the middle of the lake. Sitting on a boat floating among the vast waves of water is a wonderful feeling. However, for safety, you should still use a life jacket and should not go out into the middle of the lake alone.

6. Specialties when traveling to Khe Ngang Lake

When traveling here, tourists often choose to bring snacks such as sandwiches, butter, milk, cheese, sausages, salads, etc. Or if you go in a group, you can organize a BBQ party by the lake. .

In addition, after fully experiencing the activities and experiences at Khe Ngang Lake. You can return to Hue city to rest, relax and enjoy Hue specialties.

6.1 Hue Beef Noodle Soup

Beef noodle soup is a famous specialty of Hue. When traveling to Hue, you definitely have to wake up early and eat a delicious bowl of beef noodle soup here. The broth is carefully simmered from beef bones, onions, and other traditional spices to create a delicious, attractive flavor. Hue beef noodle soup is large and soft, served with pork patties and a little blood and fatty pork hoof. Before eating, add some fresh lemon, a few pieces of chili and raw vegetables and mix well. The delicious taste of beef noodle soup in Hue is hard to compare anywhere else.

6.2 Banh Beo

A hot cup of Banh Beo with sweet and aromatic filling comes with a bowl of slightly spicy dipping sauce. When eating, pour fish sauce over a bowl of Banh Beo, enjoy the soft, flexible taste of the dough, the aroma of fried onions, and the sweetness of the shrimp and meat filling.

6.3 Nam Pho Noodle Soup

A delicious bowl of Nam Pho noodle soup, mixed with rich shrimp and meat filling and green onion stalks, sprinkled with a little green chili sauce, who can refuse this unique dish when traveling to Hue.

6.4 Hue Sweet Soup

Hue is famous for many types of sweet soup, each with its own delicious taste such as lotus seed sweet soup, floating sweet soup, taro sweet soup, roasted meat sweet soup. No need to go to big restaurants, just sit next to street vendors or small alleys, order a cup of sweet soup, and you can enjoy the sophistication of Hue’s snacks.

6.5 Nem Lui Hue (Lui Spring Rolls)

Although Lui spring rolls are not a strange dish in many other localities, in Hue, Lui spring rolls have a very unique, delicious flavor. Nem Lui is served with rice paper, herbs, and dipped in broth. The dipping sauce is mixed with a thick paste, including pureed peanuts, pork liver, and minced pork.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Khe Ngang lake

Because Khe Ngang Lake is also quite close to Hue city, after experiencing the activities here, you will return to Hue city to rest and relax. Below are some hotels that you can refer to:

  • Golden Star Villa Hue. Address: 49 Nguyen Hoang, An Dong, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue.
  • Cherish Hotel Hue. Address: 59 Ben Nghe, Phu Hoi, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue
  • Cherry Hotel Hue. Address: 5 kiet 28 Vo Thi Sau, Phu Hoi, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue.
  • Indochine Palace Hotel. Address: 105A Hung Vuong, Phu Nhuan, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue.
  • Imperial Hue Hotel. Address: 08 Hung Vuong, Phu Hoi, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue.
  • Eldora Hotel. Address: 60 Ben Nghe, Phu Hoi, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue.

8. Some other tourist attractions near Khe Ngang lake

If you are worried about not being able to visit many places when coming to Hue, don’t worry. Not far from Khe Ngang Lake, there are many famous tourist attractions. Such as:

  • Huyen Khong Son Thuong Pagoda is 4.6km away.
  • Van Thanh Hue is 5.9km away.
  • Thien Mu Pagoda is 7.9km away.
  • Hue Citadel is 10.6km away.
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9. Some important notes when traveling to Khe Ngang Lake

Before departing to explore the tourist destination of Khe Ngang Lake, visitors should note a few information below:

  • Khe Ngang Lake is not too difficult to get to. However, there are also a few steep sections that you need to pay attention to and be careful while moving.
  • Don’t forget to bring your phone and camera to preserve beautiful moments. If you go overnight, you should prepare yourself a backup charger.
  • You can bring some snacks when coming here. However, you also need to pay attention to maintaining general hygiene and avoid littering.

Khe Ngang Lake with its poetic and lyrical natural scenery has made many tourists fascinated when visiting. Therefore, if you are planning to travel and explore Hue landscapes, don’t forget to contact Origin Vietnam – a professional tour operator.

Hopefully the information shared in the above article will bring you a lot of useful information. Furthermore, we will accompany you on your Hue tour to discover Khe Ngang Lake with the most wonderful experiences.

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