The waterfall Datang is the largest natural waterfall in Southeast Asia.
Datang waterfall – the largest waterfall in Southeast Asia and the fourth largest in the world.
A picturesque waterfall located in Datang Sino-Vietnamese border and at the same time belongs to two States.
A large part of the waterfall Datang is located in China and flows through the karst hills near the city of Chongzuo. From Vietnam, the waterfall is in Cao Bang province, located some 272 km from Hanoi. The waterfall has three levels with a total width of 200 meters and fed by the waters of the river Cuison. During floods the flows merge. Under the waterfall
Due to the fact that the waterfall Datang is located directly on the border of China and Vietnam during the Sino-Vietnamese war in its vicinity were stationed Chinese troops. A long dispute about the border between the two States was carried out from 1979 years and were finally resolved only in 1999.
Now the waterfall Datang and its surroundings are a popular tourist attraction with good infrastructure. Under the waterfall is a large lake, near which there are many souvenir shops and guesthouses. For a better overview of the local beauty near the waterfall has multiple viewpoints. Willing to consider a waterfall near can hire a bamboo raft.
The best time to visit the waterfall Datang account for the period from November to April. The water level here reaches its maximum and a picturesque waterfall appears in front of the audience in all its natural glory.