In Yen Thinh Commune, Huu Lung District, Lang Son Province, tourists can immerse themselves in the majestic natural scenery of limestone mountains, endless steppes and peaceful villages, particularly when they visit the Lan Cut heart-shaped lake.
Yen Thinh Commune is no more than 100 kilometers from Hanoi, so tourists can easily get there by car or motorbike. The commune has crystal-clear lakes, majestic limestone mountains, vast forests, rice fields and mysterious caves. Standing out amid a large green landscape of Yen Thinh mountains and forests is the Lan Cut heart-shaped lake with jade green water, creating an impressive natural picture.
Tourists must walk on a 50-meter path through the forest to get to the lake. The Lan Cut Lake has cool weather with clear fresh lake water, ideal for tourists to indulge in outdoor activities such as spring bathing, fishing, kayaking and enjoying fresh mountainous air while gazing at the gorgeous landscape of Yen Thinh.
Tourists can visit the area on their own or book day tours to fully enjoy the tourism services. The commune is gradually developing community tourism with lots of homestays and tourism experiences for tourists to immerse themselves in local life. Tourists who stay at homestays will also have the chance to understand the local culture further, watch traditional cultural performances and Cheraw dances, and taste specialties using homemade and natural ingredients.
Travelers visiting Huu Lung District and Lan Cut Lake can also experience tourism activities such as horse riding on steppes, camping, rowing on Dong Lam and Mo Ang lakes, trekking along the Khe Dau Waterfall, Mo May and Mo Ca lakes, etc. In addition, the limestone mountain ranges in the region are also a destination for those who love trekking.