Tuyen Lam Lake, The Paradise Lake of Dalat
Location & formation
Tuyen Lam lake (Paradise Lake), 6km to the South of Dalat, has the water surface of 350 ha. It was created by Tia stream – head water of Da Tam river. Nobody knows when and why it was called Tuyen Lam, but maybe because of the grandiose nature around it – stream and forest were close to each other. Tuyen stand for stream, Lam stands for forest. Tuyen Lam is a place for water and tree meeting each other.
The Lake and its campus have fresh air, tranquil atmosphere and diversified natural landscape. The lake will become a big tourist attraction with the unique types of tourism such as sight – seeing, camping, health caring, trekking, mountain climbing, fishing, visiting revolutionary base and other activities for spot and recreation, especially eco – tourism.
Coming to Tuyen Lam lake, tourist can visit Truc Lam zen monastery, then buy ticket to go sightseeing around the lake, see some tourist sites such as: Fairy Rock tourist site, Nam Qua tourist site…etc, taste some specialties of Dalat, drink Can wine, ride Horse or Elephant.
Tuyen Lam lake was recognized as a Cultural historical hertage on August 30th, 1998.