Na Khoang Waterfall


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Na Khoang Waterfall

Na Khoang Waterfall is a precious gift that nature has given to the Northeast region of Vietnam. Amidst the majestic mountains and forests, the waterfall appears gentle like a flower. Every year, many tourists flock to Na Khoang waterfall to visit and travel. It is a beautiful and fresh waterfall located in the middle of a picture of pristine nature. This place is suitable for picnics, sightseeing and immersing yourself in the sounds of nature.

Let’s join Origin Vietnam to learn more about the location and gain some useful experiences before coming to Na Khoang waterfall!

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1. Where is Na Khoang Waterfall?

Na Khoang Waterfall is located next to National Highway 3, right at the foot of Gio Pass, in Na Khoang village, Na Phac town, Ngan Son district, Bac Kan province, Vietnam. About 40 km from Bac Kan city and about 210 km north of Hanoi capital.

2. How is Na Khoang Waterfall unique?

The waterfall is about 600m long and about 15m wide. Na Khoang Waterfall is formed by two large streams, which are Na Dang stream flowing through Lung Chang ravine along with a small stream flowing from the top of Phia Slieng. This waterfall has four levels and flows down to Ban Mach stream. Above Na Khoang waterfall there is also a small clear blue lake with many fish.

The area around the waterfall is inhabited by Dao and H’Mong ethnic communities. After exploring Na Khoang waterfall, you can also go to local villages to experience the culture, cuisine, etc. of the indigenous people. Na Khoang Waterfall has a cool climate and an extremely rich and diverse flora and fauna system.

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3. When is the best time to travel to Na Khoang Waterfall?

The weather in Bac Kan has seasonal differences with a clear rainy season and a dry season. The rainy season here will last from May to October, while the dry season will last from November to April of the following year. In addition, Bac Kan’s weather will be quite cold in winter due to the influence of the Northeast monsoon.

Therefore, the ideal time to visit Na Khoang waterfall will be from September to April next year. This is a transition period, the weather is not too hot and there is little rain. In addition, you can travel to Na Khoang in the first months of the year to discover more traditional festivals of ethnic communities in the Northeast region of Vietnam.

4. How to get to Na Khoang Waterfall?

Na Khoang Waterfall is located about 210 km north of Hanoi city. Therefore, passenger cars are a reasonable choice for the route from Hanoi to Bac Kan city. From here you can choose to go by car or motorbike in the direction of Highway 3 to reach Na Khoang waterfall. The road is also quite smooth, visitors should pay attention to the road signs leading to Na Khoang waterfall.

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5. Activities and experiences at Na Khoang Waterfall

5.1 Admiring the scenery of the waterfall:

White streams of water pour down, weaving through the rocky slopes, creating a poetic beauty for Na Khoang waterfall. Surrounding the waterfall is a deep green primeval forest, visitors can hear the melodious sound of flowing water mixed with the chirping of birds.

All create a wild, charming natural scene. Na Khoang Waterfall is an ideal place to improve your mood amid too much pressure in modern life.

5.2 Bathing in waterfalls

Na Khoang Waterfall brings you a stream of clear, cool blue water. The waterfall’s flow speed is not too large, so visitors can bathe here. Immersing yourself in the clear blue water in the Northeast will help you feel relaxed after tiring working days. After you’ve had enough fun, you can climb onto large, flat rocks to rest and relax.

5.3 Taking a walk to explore

From Na Khoang waterfall, visitors can go up to explore the waterfalls upstream. If you are someone who loves adventure, you can follow the stream upstream. In addition, you can also follow existing trails to be safer.

Walking in the ecological environment, breathing fresh air, listening to the sounds of nature will definitely be an interesting experience that you should not miss when coming to Na Khoang waterfall.

5.4 Camping

Surrounding Na Khoang waterfall are forests filled with green trees. This is also an ideal place for adventure tour in the north of Vietnam, getting away from the city and experiencing fresh natural life. Visitors can prepare their own tents and bring food to save costs.

6. Specialties when traveling to Na Khoang Waterfall

Every land will have its own characteristics in culture, cuisine, and geography. When mentioning Bac Kan, many people will immediately think of beautiful natural landscapes, majestic mountains and clear blue Ba Be Lake.

But not everyone knows about Bac Kan specialties. So what dishes and specialties are waiting for visitors here? Let Origin Vietnam help you upgrade your cuisine right now.

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6.1 Sour shrimp

Sour shrimp is an extremely rustic Bac Kan specialty. Local people often use sour shrimp in many daily meals. Because in the past, there were a lot of shrimp caught in the Ba Be Lake area. Because they couldn’t use it all, many people processed it this way to keep it longer. Sour shrimp has an extremely delicious taste, both fatty and spicy, extremely attractive. If you have a chance to visit Bac Kan, remember to try it.

6.2 Grilled fish

Not only shrimp, but in the lakes and streams here there are also many types of fresh fish, and visitors will have another Bac Kan specialty, grilled fish. The fish will be selected from small varieties, cleaned, gutted, dried in the sun, then skewered and grilled on a charcoal stove. Wait until the fish is cooked and you can enjoy it right away, guaranteed to be extremely delicious for visitors.

6.3 Smoked sausage

Smoked sausage is an indispensable dish in Bac Kan every Tet and spring season. This dish’s main ingredients are usually small intestine and pork. Making sausage is quite simple but still requires a lot of experience. It is guaranteed that just by taking a bite of sausage, diners will feel the full flavor of the Northwest mountains and forests. The extremely different taste of Bac Kan sausage will make you want to eat it forever.

6.4 Steamed sticky rice

Dam Deng is a five-color sticky rice of the Northeast people and is a Bac Kan specialty not to be missed. Local people use forest leaves to create natural colors for this sticky rice dish. The sticky rice is cooked from the famous upland sticky rice of the Northeast mountains, resulting in soft, sticky sticky rice with the fragrant scent of sticky rice and forest leaves.

6.5 Bo Khai vegetable (Da Hien vegetable)

Bo Khai vegetables often grow in rugged and rocky mountain areas. Bo Khai vegetables can be used both to prepare dishes and to make medicine to treat various diseases. With Bo Khai vegetables, visitors can easily choose to make stir-fried dishes, soups or pound them to make drinks. Nowadays, Bo Khai vegetable is grown quite a lot in Bac Kan. Because of its good nutritional value, visitors can feel secure in buying it for use.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Na Khoang Waterfall

When traveling to Na Khoang Waterfall, visitors can refer to some of the accommodation facilities below:

  • Hai Huong Guesthouse. Address: Sub-area 2, Na Phac Town, Ngan Son, Bac Kan.
  • Huan Dung II Guesthouse. Address: Sub-zone 1, Na Phac Town, Ngan Son, Bac Kan.
  • Hieu Hien Guesthouse. Address: Sub-zone 1, Na Phac Town, Ngan Son, Bac Kan.
  • Huan Dung Guesthouse. Address: Sub-area 2, Na Phac Town, Ngan Son, Bac Kan.
  • Diep Van Guesthouse. Address: Sub-zone 1, Na Phac Town, Ngan Son, Bac Kan.

8. Some important notes when traveling to Na Khoang Waterfall

To make the trip to explore Na Khoang waterfall complete, safe and fun, visitors need to note the following things:

  • You should choose low-soled, soft shoes and comfortable clothes to easily move on the uneven terrain around Na Khoang waterfall.
  • You need to bring some medical equipment such as bandages and antiseptic water to prevent bleeding from stone edges or tree branches.
  • There are not many ATMs around the Na Khoang waterfall area, so you should prepare some cash before coming here.
  • When bathing in the waterfall or walking upstream of Na Khoang waterfall, visitors should go in groups and avoid going alone.
  • It is necessary to pay attention to maintaining general hygiene when coming to Na Khoang waterfall, do not litter indiscriminately, causing loss of aesthetics and environmental pollution.
  • When lighting a camping fire in the Na Khoang waterfall area, visitors need to be careful to avoid causing a fire.

Na Khoang Waterfall in Bac Kan is a beautiful waterfall and a tourist highlight of Ngan Son district, Bac Kan province. This place conquers visitors with its spacious, airy and cool space, suitable for short weekend trips or important gatherings of friends.

Origin Vietnam travel team – a professional Vietnam local tour operator, is always willing to share all useful information about the Na Khoang Waterfall destination in particular as well as accompany tourists on their Ba Be National Park tour to explore Bac Kan with interesting experiences and most impressive moments.

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