Ba waterfall in Tanh Linh district, Binh Thuan province is a new and wild destination that you must explore this summer.
Ba waterfall is located in Duc Thuan commune, Tanh Linh district, Binh Thuan province, about 140km from Saigon. Situated inside the nature reserve of Ong mountain, it still preserves wild and beautiful scenery.
With Tanh Linh people, Ong mountain and Ba waterfall hide so many mysterious and romantic legends. It is said that, once upon a time, on the top of the mountain, there was a couple loving each other, one day her husband left the mountain to play chess. The game lasted for a long while, the wife waite for her husband until her hair turned into white . After death, she turned into a waterfall. In the end, the husband returned home. He was too sad because of the death of the wife, hence he also passed away and transformed into Ong mountain to forever embrace his wife.
To get to the falls, visitors have to experience the feeling of heart “jumping” as they follow a small trail hidden deep under the canopy larger than two people hug, experience slippery feeling, the heat like an oven when passing big rocks. In return, visitors will admire entirely the beauty of white water flowing bending over the slopes.
Due to difficult terrain, visitors to the waterfall can now conquer three waterfalls among them -the 7th, 8th and 9th cascades. The 7th waterfall is strong with large and small water streams. The 8th is like a slender young woman, looking like a white scarf winding between the silent and expanded into a clear lake. From the lake, over the rapids, the water flowing down, winding through the rock slopes nearly 20m high, then merged into the stream at the foot of the falls into the waterfall number 9.
Stepping down to the waterfall you will have the feeling of bursting into the magnificent beauty that nature has given this place with the blue water, cool down the huge cliffs into each beautiful floor.
Some things to note when going to the falls:
- Explore the falls with local people who know the terrain.
- Ba waterfall is more suitable for picnic than camping.
- Do not stay in the waterfall after 18h.
- Prepare food, drinks before the falls.