Besides the winding mountain passes with amazing view, beautiful terrace rice fields, imposing rock plateau and peaceful natural lakes, North Vietnam has also some waterfalls that the tourists should not miss. Ban Gioc waterfall – the biggest and the most beautiful one in Vietnam locating in Northeast Vietnam is also the one you can’t skip especially if you are a motorcyclist.
Ban Gioc Waterfalls or Detian Falls are 2 waterfalls located in the district of Trung Khanh- on the Vietnamese side ( Cao Bang Province – Northeast Vietnam), and another half is on the Chinese side. The Ban Gioc waterfall crosses the boundary between China and Vietnam and joins with the Banyue Waterfall in Vietnam.
It is the largest and most beautiful waterfall in Vietnam, with over 200 meters (656 f.) wide and a drop of more than 70 meters (229 ft.). Below it, there is a deep pool more than 200 meters (656 f.) wide and over 30 meters (99 ft.) depth.
The river where the fall comes is like a green natural swimming pool it could be paradise to deep the body in after a hot motorbike ride. Surrounded by picturesque karst peaks, its water rushes down a three-tiered cliff and is separated into three falls by rocks and trees.
The scenery changes according to the seasons through the year. In spring, the flame-red blossoms are in full bloom. In autumn, the waterfall surroundings turn golden-yellow. In the summer, the waters become stronger and violent and during winter the fall’s clear waters drop slowly. In addition, the road to the Ban Gioc waterfall is one of the best roads for motorbike ride in Vietnam and also in the world. It is a mixture of on and off-roads but offers amazing mountain views, therefore, Vietnam Motorbike Tour Expert usually choose it as a favorite destination to have a great motorcycle tour in North Vietnam with customers.