Tuyen Lam Lake, 6 km to the South of Dalat, has the water surface of 350 ha. It was created by Tia stream - head water of Da Tam River. No one 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 stands 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 sport and recreation, especially eco-tourism.
If viewed from the cable car or seen from above, Tuyen Lam Lake is as a miniature ocean with each oasis on the lake is a continent, when choosing type of yacht to explore the lake, you will feel the immensity between sky and water surface, feeling completely immersed in nature, relax completely. And from that perspective, you will discover a very different Dalat. Slope, hills look like higher, space is vast and spreads over.
Exploring the lake by boat, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the different beauty of Da Lat, as well as getting more feeling about the cool air of the Highland at noon.
Coming to Tuyen Lam Lake, tourists 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, Dalat tourist, etc; taste some specialties of Dalat, drink Can wine, see Gong festivity, go camping, ride horse or elephant.
Tuyen Lam Lake was recognized as a Cultural historical heritage on August 30th, 1998.