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How to Plan a Trip to Detian Waterfall from Nanning

Detian Waterfall is the largest waterfall in China, and one of the most beautiful waterfalls. Due to its remote distance, it is a less-trodden attraction, but right now more and more tourists would like to visit Detian Waterfall. For those tourists who want to plan a trip to Detian Waterfall by themselves, here we make this useful article covering information you need.


How to Get to Detian Waterfall

how to get to detian waterfall from nanning

Location. Detian Waterfall is located in Detian Village, Daxin County, Chongzuo City, bordering on Vietnam.

Get to Detian Waterfall from Nanning

Tourists who travel by your own, could take bus from Nanning to Detian Waterfall, and it takes about 2.5-3 hours. The bus will go back to Nanning at about 16:00, and tourists should pay attention to the sightsee time.

From Langdong Bus Station:

  • Departure time: 08: 30, 09: 30.
  • Ticket: 75 yuan.

From Xixiangtang Bus Station:

  • Departure time: 08: 50, 16:45
  • Ticket: 65 yuan.

From Fengling Bus Station:

  • Departure time: 08: 30
  • Ticket: 75 yuan


Detian Waterfall Facts

how to plan a trip to Detian Waterfall

Detian Waterfall is the largest transnational waterfall in Asia and the fourth in the world, and it is named Detian Waterfall in China, and Ban Gioc Waterfall in Vietnam. It is in the upstream of Guichun River, and has a big water flow in the flood season. With a fall of 70 meters and a big water flow in the flood season, Detian Waterfall is pretty magnificent.

Best time to visit Detian Waterfall: from June to November. At this time, Detian Waterfall enters into a flood season, and tourists could see the splendid waterfall and lush trees and greeneries on the mountain. While at the dry season, the views are not so good due to small water volume.

Open time: 07:30-18: 30.


  • Entrance ticket: 80 yuan.
  • Ticket for sightseeing bus: 35 yuan.
  • Ticket for bamboo raft: 30 yuan.  


Detian Waterfall Highlights

how to plan a trip to Detian Waterfall

Detian Waterfall drops 70 meters from the top to the bottom in three stages and creates beautiful cascades and pools at the bottom. Together with the mountains in a form of the karst landscape, Detian Waterfall presents a beautiful natural landscape to tourists who enjoy the beauty from nature.

What to do in Detian Waterfall Scenic Area

See the waterfall. In Detian Waterfall Scenic Area, there are 6 observation decks and pavilion specially built for tourists to see the grand waterfall and beautiful cascades.

Take bamboo raft. At the bottom of the three-level Detian Waterfall, there is a clear pool where the water gathers, and in here, tourists could take bamboo raft to get close to Detian Waterfall, and have fun on the water. This activity is extremely popular to tourists when it is pretty hot in summer days, and tourists could have a cool moment on the water.

Climb mountain. After taking bamboo raft, tourists could climb the mountain and flow those steps to the high place where you could have a panoramic view of Detian Waterfall.

how to plan a trip to Detian Waterfall

Detian Waterfall Day Tour Itinerary

how to plan a trip to Detian Waterfall

Considering that most tourists would like to visit Detian Waterfall from Nanning, here we make a suggested Detian Waterfall day tour itinerary from Nanning for you, and you could take it as a reference and make some changes according to your actual needs.

Depart to Detian Waterfall from Nanning:

  • Take bus at a bus station in Nanning before 09:00 AM.
  • Arrive at Detian Waterfall before 1:00 PM.

Sightseeing time: 1:00 PM-3:30 PM.

Sightseeing route:

Take sightseeing bus from the entrance to the foot of Detian Waterfall (30 min).

Take bamboo raft. Get close to Detian Waterfall to feel its grandness, get cool on the water, and enjoy the beauty along the river (30 min).

Climb mountain. Tourists could climb the mountain, see the beauty of karst landscape, and enjoy the beauty of Detian Waterfall from a far distance and a high place (1 hour).

Hang around Detian Waterfall Scenic Area. Tourists could take beautiful photos, and buy gifts from local people (30 min).

Take sightseeing bus to the entrance for leaving, or walk to there. (before 3:30 PM)

Leaving. Take bus before 4:00 PM, and go back to Nanning.

If tourists are interested in visiting surrounding places like Tongling Grand Canyon, and Mingshi Village, you could book a hotel and stay 1 night at Daxin County.

For tourists who are planning a trip to Detian Waterfall from Nanning, you could go Tailor-made and make an inquiry.

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