| A view of Truoi Lake in Hue City.From Hue City on National Highway 1A for about 30 kilometers and then onto a shade covered village road, Truoi Lake lies amidst magnificent mountains starting from the Bach Ma Range. The lake has a 50-meter embankment and a capacity of 60 million cubic meters of water.
Reaching the wharf, which is about 100 meters from the embankment, tourists can board a 15-20 seat boat to start the excursion. These boat tours can be hired for VND200,000-250,000 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
After sailing around for 30 minutes, tourists may get lost in the fascinating wilderness with the murmur of streams ahead and the hundreds of rocks emerging out of them. Here, tourists can take a bath or sit on the rocks for fishing. All daily worries and stresses will surely drift away with the flowing water.
After that, tourists can explore the forest at the foot of Thanh Long Mountain to enjoy the wildlife. The forest is home to many species of seasoned trees and wild animals.
On the way back to the wharf, tourists should not miss Truc Lam Bach Ma Pagoda nestled on the peak of a hill to contemplate its elegant architecture as well as to find tranquility for the soul. Tourists must first conquer 172 stones step to reach the pagoda but the panoramic view of Truoi Lake is worth the sweat.