Tri An Lake is directly managed by Dong Nai Nature and Culture Conservation Area (referred to as Conservation Area, in Ma Da Commune, Vinh Cuu District). The lake covers over 32,000 hectares, has 76 large and small islands and becomes the largest artificial lake in Vietnam.
Currently, there are 76 large and small islands on Tri An Lake, which have become a highlight for the development of eco-tourism. Photo: T.Nhan
For a long time, Tri An Lake has become an attractive picnic destination for tourists in the province as well as neighboring areas. Coming to the lake, visitors have the best experiences such as: admiring the beautiful scenery on the lake, participating in entertainment activities, especially enjoying delicious local specialties...
* The scenery is poetic and peaceful
The transition from the end of the rainy season to the beginning of the dry season is a suitable time for visitors to Tri An Lake to visit and experience. Because the weather is cool at this time, the trees in the forest are green, the lake is blue and calm, creating a poetic and attractive scene.
Ms. Nguyen Thi Thuy (the reserve tour guide) is a person with a lot of experience in guiding groups of tourists to visit and experience on Tri An Lake. Ms. Thuy said that tourists who choose a tour to go to the lake will be introduced by the guide with extensive information about the process of formation and operation of Tri An hydroelectric reservoir, the natural beauty on the lake bed, and the living life. activities of fishermen, especially fresh and delicious specialties prepared at the lake.
According to Ms. Thuy, Tri An lake is one of the famous tourist attractions and has attracted many groups of tourists to visit and experience in the past time. Because the scenery on the lake has its own charming natural beauty, the charming scenery makes many people excited.
Coming to Tri An Lake, visitors can enjoy the beautiful and peaceful scenery in the early morning or late afternoon. Visitors can also participate in the experience with fishermen catching shrimp and fish on the lake bed. In addition, this place also has many interesting experience activities to explore such as: check-in "virtual life", overnight camping, boating and swimming, exploring the beautiful scenery on the islands...
In addition to admiring the beautiful scenery, visitors can enjoy many specialties in the Tri An lake area. In which, there are delicious and attractive dishes such as: salmon with sour soup or sour bamboo shoots hotpot with spinach; dried pliers with mango salad, fried anchovies with flour, um shrimp rolls with wild vegetable rice paper...
"The impression of tourists coming to Tri An Lake is the beautiful scenery and delicious natural specialties from the bed of Tri An Lake" - Ms. Thuy said.
After a day of sightseeing and experiencing on Tri An Lake, Ms. Duong Thi Phuong (living in Ho Chi Minh City) expressed her satisfaction with the trip.
Ms. Phuong confided: “I have heard from friends about the trip to Tri An lake, but this is the first time to visit and experience. I am very impressed with the beautiful scenery here; Blue sky, white clouds, clear lake have created a charming and romantic scene. In particular, the food here is very attractive. Shrimp and fish are caught directly in the lake and processed on the spot, so they are guaranteed to be fresh and safe for food. The trip will make me remember forever.”
And tourist Tran Huu Phuoc (living in Ho Chi Minh City) expressed satisfaction about the fresh, cool and pleasant atmosphere in Tri An Lake. “Recently, the trend of many city visitors is very much interested in ecotourism in places with beautiful, quiet and unspoiled natural scenery. Tri An Lake is an ideal destination because it is completely separate from the vibrant and busy life of the city. Coming here, visitors can immerse themselves in nature, the climate is cool and pleasant, helping people stay healthy "- Mr. Phuoc confided.
* Promote the exploitation of tourism potential
Director of the Center for Ecology, Culture and History of War Zone D (under the Conservation Area) Nguyen Van Ha said that Tri An Lake is located within the administrative boundaries of the districts of Vinh Cuu, Trang Bom, Thong Nhat and Dinh Quan. The lake was formed in 1984 with an area of over 32,000 hectares and became the largest artificial lake in Vietnam.
Visitors participate in boating and swimming experiences on Tri An Lake. Photo: T.Nhan
Tri An Lake is one of the three core areas of the Dong Nai World Biosphere Reserve recognized by UNESCO in 2011. The lake has been approved by the Prime Minister for the planning of inland waters and is a national tourist destination.
“The lake has multiple purposes such as: supplying water for Tri An Hydropower Plant; provide clean water for people living in Bien Hoa City, Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong province; serving the conservation and development of aquatic resources and another important function is the development of eco-tourism on the lake bed "- Mr. Ha said.
Tri An Lake has a very rich and diverse tourism potential. On the lake, there are 76 large and small islands and become one of the highlights for the development of tourism. Vast waves, undulating hills, charming scenery, friendly and hospitable people. Tourists can stop camping on O island, Dong Truong island with fresh air and all kinds of fruits such as rambutan, durian, avocado, jackfruit... Visitors are free to drop their souls into nature and enjoy delicious, clean fruits picked by my own hands.
Besides, visitors to Tri An Lake will have a wonderful experience of being floating on the lake bed when the sun has not yet risen or when the sunset falls to feel the immensity, romantic and poetic scenery. . At that time, all the fatigue and stress of everyday life will be released along the water in the lake.
"Another interesting thing is to stay overnight on the lake, just go down the boat to float on the water under the silver moon in the coolness of the night breezes" - Mr. Ha shared.
According to Mr. Ha, over the past time, the reserve has built tourism development programs on Tri An lake such as: building tours, exploiting routes to promote tourism images at the lake as well as introduce to tourists. within and outside the province. The unit also invests in equipment and facilities (ships, boats...) as well as services provided to tourists. Up to this point, the lake is an attractive tourist destination and is highly appreciated by tourists from near and far.
Orientation for tourism development of Tri An lake in the coming time, the reserve identifies a number of key tasks such as continuing to invest in upgrading tourism services and exploiting tours on the lake bed. At the same time, the unit will invite investors to build projects to develop tourism types such as resort, camping, visiting islands and some types of sports experience on the lake; strengthen the promotion of tourism image of the lake in particular as well as tourism of the Nature Reserve in general.