If you want to stay away from the noise and smoke and want to enjoy the beautiful nature, the flower island on Nui Coc lake (Thai Nguyen) is one of the best choices to spend your time when spring comes.
This flower island is located in Doc Lay village, Phuc Xuan commune. Thai place is far 17 KM from Nguyen, belonging to the complex of Ho Nui Coc tourist area. This lake area is a famous tourist destination of Thai Nguyen, with a depth of 35m and a surface area of 25km².
The surface of Nui Coc lake is vast with over 89 large and small islands, including a bowl of flower-shaped island rising up with all kinds of blooming flowers.
People can visit the flower island with the entrance ticket including boat trip and flower shooting on the flower island is $1.50 / trip.
This flower island is from Mr. Nguyen Van Phong’s family. Mr. Phong said his family settled on the island and planted flowers in the direction of ecotourism. In 2018, his family planted two more flower crops, mainly sunflowers and yellow mustard flowers.
“This year, I planted chrysanthemum and butterfly blossoms (flowers of clones). After testing, I will choose the suitable soil and climate to replicate the flowers in near future. On the island there is a small corner with arrangements of tables, chairs and drinking waters for tourists to seat and relax. In the near future, I will plant more other kinds of flowers to serve tourists “- Mr. Phong told.
In Spring, the flowers grown on the island racing together with yellow, orange, purple or red flowers of butterfly wings, chrysanthemums, coins, chicken crests and many more. These familiar flowers have an idyllic beauty and often blooming on the days of Lunar New Year, the scenery here is full of vitality.
“Enjoying the lake with turquoise water, enjoy the feeling of the fresh air and suddenly wake up when the flower island in the middle of the lake appears ahead of you to bring the right ecotourism journey. This is a very wonderful experience in this area, “added a tourist.
From the center of Thai Nguyen city, visitors can go through the Xinjiang community tourism tea village, follow the provincial road 267 to go to Nui Coc Lake southern tourist area, then continue on a boat trip to the flower island. Or tourists can go straight to provincial road 270 to the North shore area, to the nursing center who has merits turn left to go about 4 km to the station. Going to the northern road is asphalt road, while the road to the south bank is concrete road. It takes about 10 minutes from the marina.
Another tourist said that Thai Nguyen has many eco-tourism sites. The midland of Thai Nguyen has a diverse ecosystem, so there are many potentials for tourism development and exploitation. Last year, he led many tour groups to visit and experience places such as Rain falls in Than Sa and Vo Nhai; Suoi Kom in La Bang and Dai Tu; Cua Tu stream in Hoang Nong, Dai Tu and Nui Coc lake tourist area.