Quan Son lake located in My Duc district, Hanoi (about 50km from city center) is recommended as the best place to escape the city bustling Hanoi for outing day. As it’s location and beautiful natural landscape, Quan Son lake ecotourism resort is best suitable for a day trip at ease and affordable. Quan Son lake is beautiful and peaceful with many mountains jutted out on the lake and the diversity of plants. Travel to Quan Son, you can release your soul with the nature, floating on the immense water, enjoy the cool air and admire the spacious landscape..
Especially in the early summer and the lotus blossom season, It’s the best time for a trip to Quan Son Lake. You can be surprised by the extremely poetic, lyrical scenery with fragile lotus flowers on the water.
Boat ride to enjoy the beauty of Quan Son lake
Coming to Quan Son Lake, you should definitely rent small boat to go around the lake to enjoy the beauty of natural scenery. The ride takes 2-3 hours, boat rental for 4 persons is 140,000đ and entrance fee is only 15,000đ.
Sitting on the boat, you will be able to admire the panorama view of majestic and poetic scenery with Lion Island, Voi Phuc hill, Giang Xe peak.., shadow to the lake, as beautiful as a miniature Halong Bay. And you also should not not missed a visit to the Linh Son, Ngoc Long cave and many ancient temples such as Linh Son Pagoda, Cao Pagoda, Ham Yen Pagoda… Going through each place, you are more overwhelmed by the wonder of the stone with stalactites look like Dragon, Lion, Tortoise, Phoenix or tigers, birds. Especially in rainy season, waterfall pours down to the lake with white foam that creates the extremely magical scene.
The lotus blossom season is from mid May to mid June, It’s the time when Quan Son Lake shows the most beauty. Going through the lotus pond, the small boat will take you to the land called Hoa Qua Son (Fruits mountain). Hoa Qua Son is famous for its rich variety of fruits such as oranges, litchi, figs…
After visiting Quan Son Lake, on the way back you can also visit Boi Khe Pagoda in Thanh Oai or visit to the handicraft village of conical hat making Chuong village.