DANKIA LAKE - GOLDEN RIVER
Where is it?
It is famous interesting place in Dalat, away 12 km from the city center in the North.
Dankia Lake gold river likes a young lady in her teenager lies on vast green pine hills. In 1893, Doctor Yersin had been astonished at the natural beauty of the impressive mountain on Langbiang Plateau and then he had an idea of establishing a resort center on the plateau and gave birth to Dalat city. The gold river consists of two lakes: Dankia and Ankroet which can hold 21 million cubes of water to provide water for the two hydroelectric plans Ankroet. The first plan was built in Vietnam in 1993 and it’s still operating now.
Some project but The dream was not come true
In 2002, Denmark gave help to renovate the Dankia water plan and Dalat has the highest rate of people having clear water ( 80%), the rate of escaping water is also the smallest in Vietnam ( below 20 %)
If the project of a general tourist sight of the country with a capital of over 370 million dollars began, the name of the gold river will really be “ the white gold zone of the Western Highlands. According to the plan, there would be a second Dalat city with high-standard houses and villas, special entertainment centers such as golf court, horse races … and an international casino. There will be an autoroute from Lien Khuong airport to the fast of Prenn pass in order to take Singaporean visitors and visitors from South – East Asia to spend their weekends at Gold River. Dankia… In 2002 Dalat accomplished the renovation, the repair of the road from Tung Lam, Cam Ly Airport to Gold River Lake to serve the need of sightseeing tourist.