Lonely Planet Writer

Tours suspended at Vietnam waterfall following tourist deaths

All adventure tours and services at the Datanla Falls, south of Dalat, have been put on hold following the deaths of three British tourists at the falls last week.

Datanla waterfall Vietnam.
Datanla waterfall Vietnam. Image by hpt-photo / CC BY 2.0

All activities have been suspended while investigations are carried out into the deaths of the three visitors, who, according to early reports, may have been descending the waterfall without the use of ropes when they fell. Local tour authority Nguyen Van Quang said the deaths have come as a shock and that safety equipment would be reviewed. The tour guide who accompanied the three tourists at the falls is being questioned as part of the investigation. Read more: thanhniennews.com