With an area of 51 hectares, Suoi Chieu Lake (Son La) is a source of water for agriculture and a beautiful destination of the land of Phu Yen and Son La.
Traveling to SonLa, visit Suoi Chieu
Son La – a mountainous province in the North of our country is always remembered with green tea hills in Moc Chau, plum gardens, waterfalls, and beautiful pine forests. In addition, Son La is also known as an ecological land, possessing many beautiful lakes.
If you have checked in all the famous tourist coordinates of this province, the next time you come here, try to visit Suoi Chieu Lake. This lake is also a hot destination of Son La, owning a picture of fresh and green nature. This place forms a unique and impressive view of the Northwest mountainous region with the combination of lakes and mountains.
Suoi Chieu Lake is located in Phu Yen district, more than 120 km from Son La city. Photo:mung.domino
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Suoi Chieu Lake (Son La) is located in Ban Chieu, Muong Thai commune, Phu Yen district. From the city center to here more than 120 km. Visitors can travel along Highway 37, combine Google Maps to reach the clear, green lake hidden in the mountains.
Suoi Chieu Lake with charming scenery. Photo:phuongdo8366
Suoi Chieu is a beautiful lake, pure beauty like a young woman in the Northwest mountains. Here, a blue lake reflects the clouds in the sky, a village with rustic stilt houses of the Muong people, and a cloud of blue smoke drifting through the gardens in the afternoon.
The romantic beauty to the heart of Suoi Chieu
Suoi Chieu Lake has a total surface area of 51 hectares with 4,130,000 m3 of water capacity. The lake is planned to be an irrigation work, serving agriculture for nine communes downstream of Phu Yen district since June 2012. The main task of this lake is to irrigate the rice fields of farmers, including the famous Muong Tac field in the Northwest.
The green and charming beauty of Suoi Chieu Son La lake. Photo:ducphuong_04_04
Although it is an artificial construction, this lake possesses a lyrical and wild landscape. That is the reason that this place has become the highlight of Son La tourism. Around the lake, there are many peaceful and beautiful scenes, hot mineral springs, and fruit gardens, contributing to suitable tourism activities.
Since many years ago, people have known the beautiful Suoi Chieu Lake. In recent years, the number of tourists coming here has increased, creating conditions for residents to open more tourism services and improve their lives. The local government also finds this place suitable for developing an eco-tourism model.
Coming here, you can sit on a boat to admire the beautiful scenery on the lake. Photo:dinh_thi_duyen_2k2
If you visit Son La, try to visit this beautiful lake once to feel a beautiful picture of the Northwest mountains. The large lake is hidden among the mountain ranges, in the middle. The beautiful scenery of Suoi Chieu lake is no less than the beautiful lakes of foreign countries.
Coming to Ban Chieu, Phu Yen, visitors try to stand on the mountainside and zoom into the lake to enjoy this place’s green and remarkable picture fully. The clear blue of the lake’s surface harmonizes with the green of the forests, mountains, and hills, drawing a heart-stopping beauty that everyone who comes here has to admire.
This is an artificial lake for irrigation. Photo: luungocminh89
On sunny days, Suoi Chieu lake appears with brilliant beauty. On cloudy days, the scenery here is romantic and mysterious, with white clouds floating in the sky. No matter what time you visit the lake, this beautiful scene also lets you take a series of terrific photos.
In recent years, realizing the tourism potential of this beautiful lake in Son La, residents in the area have begun to provide services such as sightseeing boat rides, hot mineral springs, and food services. Coming here, you can enjoy playing all day, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and check-in.
Spectacular beauty at Suoi Chieu Son La lake. Photo: Lo Hong Hanh
Walking by boat in the middle of the lake is probably the most poetic experience; you can leisurely admire the scenery, breathe in the fresh air, immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty the calm atmosphere that nature bestows of Son La. In addition to sailing, you can also paddle sup or jump into the water, swimming in the clear water.
After exploring Suoi Chieu lake, visitors can spend time learning about the life and culture of the Muong village. Residents are scattered along the lakeside, providing tourist services such as boating, dining, life jacket rental, community sleeping, helping visitors have more complete experiences.
The lake surface reflects the majestic mountains. Photo: trannguyen_1306
In particular, in Muong village, there is also a hot mineral bath service for visitors to relax after a day of playing and exploring Suoi Chieu Lake. Visitors here can also order rice from households in the village to have the opportunity to enjoy the typical delicacies of the Northwest mountainous region.
Experience going to the lake
Today, Suoi Chieu lake appears more and more in the articles sharing the experiences of young people in Son La. To get here, visitors should move to Phu Yen town and then go another 10 km to arrive. The characteristics of the Northwest’s roads are hills and mountains. However, the road is not too difficult to go.
Today, tourism services here develop strongly. Photo:ducphuong_04_04
Currently, there are residents here doing tourism, serving food for tourists. However, if you want to organize a picnic party, you can prepare your food, such as pork, chicken skewers, firewood, a stove, etc., to grill food on the spot.
The town area sells sticky rice, which you can also buy and bring. In addition, do not forget to bring fruits, cakes, beer, etc., to enjoy a fun trip in Suoi Chieu.
Peaceful village by Suoi Chieu lake, Son La. Photo: luungocminh89
When coming to Suoi Chieu, don’t forget to bring towels, swimwear, swimming goggles, bathing suits, wide-brimmed hats, coats, insect repellents, and backup gauze to prevent scratches while playing.
Currently, there are many households renting boats to explore the lake bed. The rental price ranges from 150,000 – 200,000 VND, / unit. Each boat can seat 15-20 people for 1 – 1.5 hours. With that much time, you can enjoy the scenery and check in as much as you like.
Visiting Son La Suoi Chieu Lake, visitors can have fun. Photo: nguyenthuyduong7777
In addition to specialties, Son La but plum gardens and tea hills also have beautiful, wild, and clear lakes. The most prominent can be mentioned Suoi Chieu Lake – a clear lake in the middle of the green picture of the mountains. This place is truly a beautiful destination for visitors on weekends who need a little chill space.