Pa Khoang Lake

Located at an altitude of 916 meters, with a basin area of 2,400ha, Pa Khoang lake is an important highlight in the ecotourism of Dien Bien province which is about 8km from Highway 279 and nearly 20km to the Northeast of Dien Bien Phu city center.

The best way to reach Dien Bien Phu is by plane, which has a duration of 1 hour from Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi) to Dien Bien Phu Airport (it is far 1 kilometer north of the city, in the direction of Lai Chau). Otherwise, you can take a car to Dien Bien Phu from Hanoi but this kind of transportation is not recommended because of the far distance between the cities and the long duration which takes about 11 hours. After reaching Dien Bien City, you can go to the lake by using a private car when booking a northwest tour package organized by Travel Authentic Asia.

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In addition to ensuring irrigation for 5,000 ha of Muong Thanh field with 2 rice crops, Pa Khoang lake regulates the climate, limits the harmful effects of rain and flood, stores water for two hydroelectric projects named Thac Bay and Na Loi. With the advantage of diverse vegetation, the forest around the lake is rich in various kinds of animals together with many species of flora and fauna in the lake bed.

Pa Khoang lake is situated in the middle of a majestic natural area, diverse topography, geomorphology, and fresh climate suitable for tourism, relaxation, picnic, discovery and research. In winter, the mist of the table covers the surface of the lake, creating a fanciful water-ink painting and when summer comes, the surface of Pa Khoang lake is clear and gentle, reflecting the mountains, clouds and dark green trees. You can visit Pa Khoang Lake all year round but the best time to visit the lake and surroundings is between November and April when the days are dry and the weather is not too hot.

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Coming to Pa Khoang Dien Bien lake, visitors will have a chance to sail on the ripples, weave into the corners of the islands, discover the magic of the natural world also walk through the forest to enjoy the landscape and visit the Thai ethnic villages to learn about traditional culture and relax in the lovely stilts house reflected their shadow to the lake. The hospitable local people are always ready to welcome visitors and you will be invited to participate in cultural exchanges, enjoy art and culinary dishes, such as sticky rice, rice, grilled fish, smoked meat...

In particular, the communes of Pa Khoang and Muong Phang are inhabited by a community of ethnic groups, mainly Thai ethnic groups with nearly 50 villages living alternately in the forest. This place still retains the customs, unique cultural features of the Northwestern people, together with the temperature background in the lake area is very stable, ranged from 27 to 29 ° C that are perfect conditions and very ideal resources for ecotourism and humanistic tourism.

Recently, there is an area of nearly 2,400 ha has been planned for tourism development, including 1,320ha of forest, 300ha of agricultural land, 150ha of construction land, and about 600ha of Pa Khoang lake area. With a cool fresh climate, Pa Khoang becomes an ideal eco-tourism, sports and relaxation destination for tourists, adding interesting features to nature in the middle of the mountain.

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