Ban Gioc Waterfall on the Quy Xuan River is situated in Dam Thuy Commune, Trung Khanh District, Cao Bang Province. It is around 92km from the city of Cao Bang province in Vietnam and near Chinese border. The waterfall falls down from the height of thirty meters. It is separated into three falls by rocks and trees, and the thundering effect of the water hitting the cliffs can be heard kilometers away from Trung Khanh. Ban Gioc is perhaps the most beautiful waterfall of the country, featuring three falls separated by trees and rocks.
Ban Gioc Waterfall attracts tourists a lot for it is the largest waterfall in Asia and the fourth largest waterfall along a national border in the world with over 200 meters (656 f.) wide and a drop of more than 70 meters (229 ft.). Water from Quy Xuan River falling down on the stone creates water droplets columns that can be seen from a far distance. The temperature near the waterfall is quite cool, due to the water mist in the air and very cold in winter. At the foot of the waterfall is a large river more than 200 meters (656 f.) wide and over 30 meters (99 ft.) depth., as calm as glass, surrounded by picturesque karst peaks and many precious kinds of flowers. Girls and women nearby always have a bath and wash clothes by hand here.
The beautiful sight in Ban Gioc Waterfall bears a poetic. Young people and ethnic people usually sing the impressive verses about the imposing fall. The beauty of water, forest and cloud area mixed with village atmosphere of mountainous ethnic minorities make many tourists or anyone passby seem to be lost in a fairy tail.