A tour in Sapa is no doubt a journey to the nature with Ham Rong Mountain, Cat Cat village, Muong Hoa Valley… but it will be a huge mistake if you miss the real-life paradise in Sapa, the stunning Thac Bac Lake.
People already heard about the reputation of the breathtaking Thac Bac waterfall, but most people may not know its head, the beautiful Thac Bac lake. This trendy destination keep rising in popularity, thank for its simple and peaceful beauty that nowhere can be compared to.
Located on the legendary Hoang Lien Mount in an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level, this vast lake is the head of Thac Bac waterfall at the foot of O Quy Ho pass. About 200 meters above the highway 40D, this lake is the main water resource for not only domestic water but also farming fish of Sapa town. And in the near future, this place is expected to become the new magnetic ecotourism of the region.
Thac Bac Lake is the huge natural lake up on the high mountain of Sapa. To get the lake, people have to surpass the mountain slope by a path-way in condition far from perfect. The higher you get the purer and cooler the air is. The amazing sceneries of the vast nature will one after the other appear right in front of your eyes meanwhile a deep breath of fresh air will recharge you completely. It’s not easy at all the challenges of the nature but the reward will leave you speechless.
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Standing in front of such a scenery, it feels like getting lost in a wonderland where the sky and the ground is so close as if there isn’t the bridge at the horizon you can’t distinguish the blue sky and the lake. From far away, the lake looks like a giant mirror reflecting the vast blue sky. People can even see the shadow of clouds floating on the transparent surface.
Because of such a high altitude, you can feel properly the fresh wind blowing nonstop which sometime bring the light scent of the wild of flowers and also the sounds of rustling leaves. By taking a step closer you can easily see the waving surface of the lake under the caress of the winds on the mountain. In the middle of the nature, Thac Bac Lake is hail as “the blue pearl” of Sapa.
If you love the splendid picture of the green mountains, the white clouds and the blue lake, you will definitely fall for the rustic beauty on the edge of the lake where is the kingdom of many kind of grass, wild plants… especially the charming pink flower, so lovely and so sweet. People don’t know what these tiny flower called but keep adore them so much.
Not as breathtaking as Thac Bac waterfall but Thac Bac lake still attract tourist by its peaceful and intact beauty. Sometimes tourist can also see a couple of water buffalo eating grass near to the lake which bring the art of nature to life. Such a wonderful picture that you just want to treasure in your heart, then if you have to bring your camera by your side to make sure that you can catch every moment at this real-life paradise.
If you eager to go to somewhere to immerse in the middle of nature and escape from the noisy life, somewhere to clear your mind and recharge your soul, somewhere to learn the slow life and the authentic beauty… come to Thac Bac Lake which will absolutely steal your heart from the very first moment. Will you come?
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