Thac Ba Lake is one of the largest and most beautiful artificial lakes of Vietnam. The lake was created as part of the hydroelectric plant project in Yen Bai in 1971. It boasts clear water surrounded by mountains and lush tropical forests.
There are 30 different ethnic groups living in surrounding regions of Thac Ba Lake. Among them, Tay, Nung, Thai, Muong, Cao Lan and Kho Mu ethnic people still proudly keep their primitive traditions and customs.