1. Overview

Vietnam has countless attractive tourist destinations with beautiful beaches, bustling cities, unique architectural works, historical relics, poetic and charming river regions, etc. In addition, with picturesque landscapes and diverse terrain, Vietnam is also home to beautiful and majestic waterfalls. Explore all parts of the country from north to south, from the majestic wild Northwest mountains to the vast Central Highlands, to see the white foam waterfalls that nature bestows on Vietnam.

Furthermore, these waterfalls are often hidden in the lush greenery of national parks and nature reserves, making them ideal locations for those seeking tranquility and views of the natural ecosystem, local flora and fauna, and a deeper connection to Vietnam’s breathtaking natural world. Whether you are looking for adventure, relaxation, or a cultural experience, Vietnam’s waterfalls offer every traveler a unique and enchanting experience.

2. Discover The Top 10 Best Waterfalls In Vietnam That You Should Visit

2.1. Ban Gioc Waterfall, Cao Bang

Ban Gioc Waterfall is known as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Vietnam, the largest natural waterfall in Southeast Asia, and the fourth largest waterfall in the world among waterfalls located on a border. Ban Gioc Waterfall is over 60m high, with the longest slope being 30m. The left and right western halves of the waterfall belong to Vietnam’s sovereignty in Dam Thuy commune, Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province; the right eastern half belongs to Chinese sovereignty.

When you visit this location, you will be amazed by the three beautiful tiers defined by rocks and trees, limestone mountains, and clear emerald-green water under majestic white waterfalls. You can take a canoe to explore this Vietnamese waterfall and the forests and fields on the banks of the Quay Son River and visit Nguom Ngao Cave, which is very wonderful.

  • The best time to visit the waterfall: is from August to September.
  • Address: Provincial Road 211, Dam Thuy commune, Trung Khanh district, Cao Bang province
  • Opening hours: Open all day
  • Boating activities at Ban Gioc Waterfall cost about 2.12 USD/per person.

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2.2. Tac Tinh Waterfall, Lai Chau

Tac Tinh Waterfall, also known as Love Waterfall, is considered one of the most attractive destinations in the northwest of Vietnam. The waterfall is located among majestic giant mountains in a small green valley where the Dao ethnic people live. When coming here, the wild and pure beauty of Tac Tinh waterfall gives visitors the best experience.

Moreover, the charm of Tac Tinh waterfall is also based on the love story. It’s about a Dao couple whose love is forbidden and faces many difficulties and obstacles. Finally, to protect the love and oath of loyalty between them, she and her boyfriend jumped into the waterfall. To commemorate the couple, the people here named the waterfall Love Waterfall with best wishes for them. From Sapa town, visitors can combine a day trip to Binh Lu market opens every Thursday with Tac Tinh waterfall.

  • The best time to visit the waterfall: from July to October.
  • Address: Tac Tinh Waterfall, Tam Duong town, Tam Duong district, Lai Chau province, Vietnam.
  • Entrance fee: 0.85 USD.

2.3. May Waterfall, Thanh Hoa

Coming to May Waterfall, visitors cannot help but be overwhelmed by the surprisingly beautiful scenery. You have the opportunity to see a sea of clouds consisting of nine layers of dazzling water. The falls are formed by nine individual falls. Legend has it that nine fairies left their footsteps behind when they returned to heaven. That’s why the waterfall is also called “Nine levels of love”.

It takes about an hour to climb to the top of this waterfall, you will admire the beautiful white waterfalls, the sound of gurgling water, and the clear blue lake in your sight. May Waterfall is a top ideal destination, attracting thousands of tourists to have interesting experiences about the culture and life of the Muong ethnic people.

  • The best time to visit the waterfall: From August onwards.
  • Address: May Waterfall, Thach Lam commune, Thach Thanh district, Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam.

2.4. Dai Yem Waterfall, Son La

Dai Yem Waterfall is located about 8 km from Moc Chau town center. Dai Yem Waterfall is formed from two streams, Bo Ta Cau and Bo Co Lam in Vat village, 600m to the left of the waterfall and located on Highway 43. In the past, many people also called this waterfall Nang Thac and Ban Thac. But the most well-known name is still Dai Yem Waterfall. The name of the waterfall is associated with the story of two brave village girls saving a young man from floodwaters.

Dai Yem Moc Chau Waterfall is located at an altitude of up to 100m, clearly divided into 2 branches, 1 branch has 9 floors, the other branch has 3 floors and these 2 branches are located about 200m apart. Coming to Dai Yem Waterfall, you will be delighted with the wild and mysterious mountain and forest scenery that captivates people’s hearts.

    • The best time to visit the waterfall: pouring water season from April to September.
    • Address: Muong Sang commune, Moc Chau district, Son La province, Vietnam.
    • Opening hours: from 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. During holidays or in case of bad weather (heavy rain, high winds, thunderstorms,…), opening times may change.
  • Sightseeing ticket price:

Ticket price to visit Dai Yem Waterfall: 2.12 USD/person/turn.

Ticket price to visit the Bridge of Love: 4.23 USD/person/turn.

– In addition, there is also a rental service for vintage clothes, ethnic clothes, etc. for 0.85 USD/set/person.

2.5. Sapa Silver Waterfall, Lao Cai

Silver Waterfall is a majestic landscape, about 12 km from Sapa, it takes about 30 minutes by motorbike from Sapa town center to Silver Waterfall. This waterfall is located upstream of Muong Hoa stream, right at the foot of O Quy Ho pass with an altitude of about 200m. Coming to Silver Waterfall, you will admire the majestic and majestic beauty of the mountains. After the journey to explore Silver Waterfall, visitors can stop under the waterfall and enjoy Sa Pa’s specialties such as: wild meat, wild vegetables, stream fish…

  • The best time to visit the waterfall: From February to June.
  • Address: San Xa Ho Commune, Sapa District, Lao Cai Province, Vietnam.
  • Open: 9:00 a.m– 17:00 p.m
  • Entrance fee: 0.85 USD.

2.6. Yang Bay Waterfall, Khanh Hoa

Yang Bay Waterfall is about 45 km from Nha Trang city, 100 m high above sea level. The waterfall originates from Gia Kang peak, you will feel the special water flow that cannot be found anywhere else because it is divided into 2 waterfalls, one hot, one cold. Coming to the entertainment area of Yang Bay waterfall, visitors can enjoy many new and unique games such as pig racing, crossbow shooting, javelin throwing, and crocodile fishing.

In addition to exciting and exciting games, you can visit the orchid garden with tens of thousands of plants blooming with fragrance, or visit the wild bear breeding area and the new technology freshwater crocodile breeding area. Visitors can also immerse themselves in the very special music coming from the stone instrument or come learn and enjoy traditional music at the ethnic musical instrument display area with hundreds of traditional instruments such as the T’rung , stone instruments, gongs, horns, etc.

  • The best time to visit the waterfall: from March to September.
  • Address: Located inside Yang Bay tourist park, Nga Hai village, Khanh Phu commune, Khanh Vinh district, Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam.
  • Open: 8:00 a.m -17:00 p.m
  • Reference ticket price: 5.50 USD/adult ticket, 3.81 USD/child ticket. Ticket price includes: entrance ticket, train, visit to Moc Than, 1 crocodile bait, dinosaur garden, pilot hill, sunflowers (seasonal), wild orchid hill, Yang bathing Fly, watch Raglay performances and visit animals…)

2.7. Pongour Waterfall, Lam Dong

Pongour Waterfall is also known as Seven-storey Waterfall, 50 km from Da Lat city. The waterfall is 40m high, stretches 7 floors and is nearly 100 m wide. This is a famous, dreamy and majestic waterfall in the Southern Central Highlands, once considered by the French to be the “most majestic waterfall in Indochina”. The majestic beauty of the waterfall was also recognized by King Bao Dai as “Nam Thien de nhat thac” which means the most beautiful waterfall of the South. By 2000, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism decided to recognize this place as a historical relic and national landscape.

Pongour Waterfall attracts a large number of tourists to visit here every year. Not only that, Pongour waterfall is also known by many foreign tourists as a beautiful and poetic waterfall.

  • The best time to visit the waterfall: around June – November.
  • Address: Tan Nghia village, Ninh Gia commune, Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province, Vietnam.
  • Open: 07:00 a.m – 17:30 p.m.
  • Reference entrance ticket price: 0.42 USD/child ticket; 0.85 USD/adult ticket.

2.8. Dambri Waterfall, Lam Dong

Dambri Waterfall is one of the largest waterfalls in Lam Dong with a height of up to 60m. To reach the top of the waterfall, you have to pass more than 138 steps. The path to conquer the top of the waterfall lies against a steep cliff. You can conquer the waterfall in 3 ways: take the elevator, walk about 138 steps or explore the slide. This is the longest slide in Southeast Asia with a length of up to 1650m, a capacity of serving more than 500 passengers/hour at a speed of up to 80 km/h.

In addition, you can stop by to visit Phat Ba cave before conquering Dambri waterfall; pedal ducks around the lake, admire the scenery on both sides, enjoy the fresh air in the highlands; Explore the village of Chau Ma people at Dambri waterfall tourist area, etc.

  • Address: Village 14 Ly Thai To, Dambri commune, Bao Loc city, Lam Dong province.
  • Open: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
  • Ticket price: 8.47 USD/adult ticket and 4.23 USD/child ticket. This ticket price includes amenities and entertainment services in the Dambri waterfall tourist area.

2.9. K50 Waterfall, Gia Lai

K50 Waterfall or Hang En Waterfall is one of eight majestic waterfalls of Kon Chu Rang Nature Reserve, upstream of Con River. This place is about 150 km from Pleiku city center. With water flowing from a height of 54m, creating mist and rainbow light at the foot of the waterfall, it paints a surprisingly beautiful scene amidst the wild mountains and forests. This waterfall has a surreal beauty, looking from a distance like a sparkling silver ribbon amidst the lush green scenery of high mountain forests.

The journey to K50 waterfall will give you the opportunity to experience the ecosystem in Kon Chu Rang, learn more about the culture and life of the Ba Na people. There are only about 20 households living here but it is relatively diverse in culture, from music, dancing, costumes to cuisine,…

  • The best time to visit the waterfall: from January to June every year.
  • Address: Binh Dinh Hamlet, Son Lang Commune, K’Bang District, Gia Lai Province, Vietnam.

2.10. Dray Nur Waterfall, Dak Lak

Dray Nur Waterfall is about 30 km from Buon Ma Thuot City towards Ho Chi Minh City. This is a waterfall with a length of about 250 meters connecting the two provinces of Dak Lak and Dak Nong. Dray Nur Waterfall is an attractive destination of Dak Lak, a place containing many mythical stories about love. The legend tells that a couple who loved each other passionately but were forbidden by their families. They decided to commit suicide together on the Serepok River, and then the river split into two branches, creating two waterfalls Dray Nur and Dray Sap. People call Dray Nur Waterfall Wife Waterfall and Dray Sap Waterfall Husband Waterfall to commemorate their love. In addition to admiring the waterfall, you can explore and find thrills in the nearly 3,000m2 cave behind the waterfall.

  • The best time to visit the waterfall: from February to May.
  • Address: Road to Dray Nur waterfall, Dray Sap commune, Krong Ana district, Dak Lak province, Vietnam
  • Open: 6:00 a.m -18:00 p.m
  • Reference ticket price: 1.27 USD/person

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3. Conclusion

Above are the top 10 best waterfalls in Vietnam that Metta Voyage shares with the hope that you will have the best experiences and the most memorable memories. Don’t forget to visit our blog  to see more exciting travel experiences.

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