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The Tam Giang – Cau Hai lagoon system extends in the Northwest – Southeast direction along the coast. The lagoon has a length of 68 km, a total water surface area of 216 km², and includes 3 lagoons: Tam Giang lagoon, Thuy Tu lagoon, and Cau Hai lagoon.
It is very difficult to describe in words the beauty that has exceeded the standards of aesthetics of Cau Hai lagoon – Phu Loc – Thua Thien Hue, a treasure that nature offered to Hue.
The natural beauty and local life here have been described by many artists via photos that are masterpieces of a lifetime. However, it is still impossible to describe the unique and magnificent beauty of this place – a beauty that can only be seen and felt with your own eyes.
Cau Hai Lagoon Location
From Hue city center, it is not difficult to get to Cau Hai lagoon. Just go in the direction of Hue to Da Nang along Highway 1A, to the territory of Phu Loc district, look to the left and you will see the lagoon appear in front of your eyes. Go about 8km more and you will meet Highway 49B to turn left into Tu Hien estuary.
Tam Giang- Cau Hai Lagoon Feature
Cau Hai lagoon with an area of 11,200 ha connects Tu Hien estuary with the East sea. The lagoon system collects water from almost all major rivers in Thua Thien province, so the lagoon water is relatively sweet and then changes to brackish water in the dry season.
Cau Hai Lagoon is as vast as the sea, adorned with small islands to make it more attractive. Tu Hien estuary opens the way for abundant lagoon water to pour into the sea. On the water surface, in the distance is the Bach Ma national park hidden in the clouds. Linh Thai and Tuy Van peaks looming with the shadow of Dieu Ngu tower of Thanh Duyen pagoda.
Coming to Cau Hai lagoon Hue Vietnam, you will be satisfied with the majestic beauty of the lagoon as well as the rustic daily life of the locals. So don’t forget to bring a camera to hunt great photos. If not you will regret not saving any photos here.
Traveling on the lagoon water surface, visitors can get acquainted with countless attractive fishing methods of lagoon residents, enjoy the rich and delicious taste of brackish water fish and shrimp.
The underground beaches, the wild grasslands gather many white flocks of storks, wild geese, mallards … swimming in the water, easily making ecologists and scientists enjoy it. The beautiful sandy beaches, immense water surface are also conditions for tourists to swim, relax and play recreational games such as fishing, boating, surfing sup… on the lagoon.
The beauty of Cau Hai lagoon is different at each time, this does not mean that at one time it will be very good and at other times it will not. At each time the lagoon has its own different beauty.
In the morning, we welcome the sunrise with the sun’s rays rumbling, painting a corner of the sky red, the scene is like being in a fairyland. At noon, when the sun is light, the clouds are high, and the lagoon appears in front of a majestic, fresh and immense beauty. The afternoon, will give you a cool feeling, relax your soul with cool sea breezes.
A special feature is that the sea will not be adorned with the single beauty of ships, boats, or scenes of fishermen working, catching, and netting on the lagoon. Landscapes and people harmonize and blend together like in a picture.
How to get to Cau Hai Lagoon?
Cau Hai Lagoon Vietnam is located in the middle on the way from Hue to Da Nang/ Hoi An. To save your precious time, you can book Hoi An to Hue private car, Hue to Da Nang Private car, or even Hue to Hoi An by car, you can ask our friendly driver to stop at beautiful landscapes such as Lang Co Beach, Hai Van Pass, Marble Mountains Da Nang, etc.
If not, you can drive a scooter with helmets, ride a bike or book the Hue Private Car to have a day trip to Cau Hai Lagoon Hue.
Culture Pham Travel is sure that you will love each minute of your trip to the lagoon, so please make sure this attraction is on your of the things to do in Hue when you take the time to visit the central of Vietnam.