In Dak Lak, people often refer to the myth of Lak Lake – one of the largest natural freshwater lake of Vietnam, connected to Krong Ana river, about 500 ha, located at an altitude of over 500 meters above sea level. It is a unique eco-tourism attraction which is attractive with foreigner and domestic tourists by a dreamlike and natural beauty of the surrounding mountains and forests.
Lake Lak is located in Lien Son town, Lak District, Dak Lak province; on the route between Buon Ma Thuot city and Da Lat city; it is about 56km from Buon Ma Thuot City in the south of the National Highway 27. Lak Lake is 5 km wide, adopted with Krong Ana River. The surface of water is always deep and blue; the lake is surrounded by high mountains making the lake’s waters are calm; and having the vast primeval forests with abundant flora and fauna. According to legend, Lak Lake was created by hero Lak Lieng – M’Nong people.