Transfer by private car from Hue to Khe Lanh waterfall is around 1 hour. It locates at Binh Dien Town, Thua Thien Hue province. You can driver your motorbike or private taxi to there. Khe Lanh (Cool stream) is small waterfall with fresh and cool in round year. It belongs to electric station dam in Binh Dien town.
If you don’t want to rent Hue Private Car for your trip, you can hire our private motorbike then driving with your own to Khe Lanh waterfall. The explore route is quite smoothly and easily to drive. Ask your hotel for a big map of Hue city or try searching on google map and capture them. From your hotel in city center, driving along Le Loi Street onward to Hue Railway Station, connect to Dien Bien Phu street, turn right to Minh Mang street. You will driving corss Khai Dinh tomb and Tuan bridge. Once you arrive at Binh Dien town and Binh Dien market let turn left.
Carefully prepare some important things in advance before starting your trip: life jacket, round hat, sun-glass, sun-cream, picnic lunch, mineral water ( 2 big bottles for one person), anti-insects cream.
You have to ask permission to access the entrance because Khe Lanh is belong to Binh Dien electric station dam.
Once you get inside the main gate, continue driving to boat station around 5km. You should bring life-jacket because boat will drive in and back for 90 minutes and it’s too dangerous without life-jacket with you.
Private boat trip takes around 45 minutes to Khe Lanh waterfall. On the way, there are some scenic view you can take some great photos. Khe Lanh – Cool waterfall appears as a charming soft silk. Finish boat trip, you have to trek around 15 minutes then you reach to the waterfall. Luckily, there is a big stone look like a big table at the bottom of the stream you can prepare picnic lunch for your group.
Khe Lanh is not a strong waterfall but its water temperature is really cool for around year. So this name is originated from that story. This cascade is beautiful and charming. Some local people also call this chute with another name is Heaven Well because from beginning of the waterfall it starts falling down from the blue sky.
To capture your best photo of this tour, you should depart from Hue city in early morning. In the midday, the sun will make more shadow to the waterfall then you will get more dark for your photo. Of course, you have more time to explore Khe Hung (Big waterfall). From that you can swim and take more nice photos too.
“Hung” it means bigger, this waterfall is more water then Khe Lanh. From Khe Lanh we just ask the boat owner driving. It takes around 30 minutes plus 25 minutes trekking in the forest. Also you can swim at the river. The water is quite fresh and cool.