Dalat is the provincial city of Lam Dong province, located on Lam Vien Plateau in Central Highlands, Vietnam. This land was formerly home to residents of Lach, Chil, and Sre people. Dalat today has been kept the role of the economic, political, and cultural center of Lam Dong province. Thanks to its mild climate, beautiful natural scenery and diverse French architectural heritages, Dalat is also known as many fascinating names: “foggy City”, “City of Flower”, “Home to Cherry Blossoms” or “Little Paris”.
Dalat economy is specialized sectors of tourism, services and agriculture. Industrial production value of Dalat in 2011 reached VND 2,047.400 billion, which is equivalent to Bao Loc, the second city of Lam Dong province. In the industrial sector, attracting mostly labor is the processing industry. Thanks to suitable climatic conditions and fertile soil, Dalat is homeland of tea and coffee grown.
Our car and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel or our office between 08:30 to 08:45 AM
In the morning we will visit Bao Dai summer palace where is the last Emperor in Viet Nam working and living. Built in 1933, the restored palace is still furnished with a lot of its original furniture and fittings and offers a rich insight into the life of the Royal resident. Truc Lam Zen Monastery is one of the biggest Zen Universiy in Viet Nam. Please dress decently, a very quite scenery beside it’s very beautiful flower garden, which is built on the top of the Pheonix hill and surrounding by Tuyen Lam lake (Paradise lake). Datanla waterfall (25m high) is one of the more easily accessed falls in the vicinity of Dalat. Those who are looking for thrills should try the (mini) roller coaster ride from the top of the falls or an easy 15 minute walk gets you to the bottom. Van Hanh pagoda with a giant golden Sakyamuni Buhda statue with 24 high meter.
Have your lunch at local restaurant on the way (tour guide will recommend the prestigious restaurant if require)
In the afternoon, we continue our trip to Dalat Catheral church , known with a bronze rooster was placed on the top of the tower and the European Gothic architectural style since 1931 and it is the biggest church in Dalat city which was designed and built by Frenchman. Robin hill & cable car - you can enjoy fresh airy space at Robin hill (1690m), Dalat cable car station to get the panorama view of Dalat and enjoy the marvelous of the pine forested valley strech down to the South and take the cable car down to Paradise lake. Flower park (formed in 1966) is known as the paradise of flowers with a rich collection of local and foreign flower types: roses, impatiens walleriana, chives, azaleas, bird of paradise, hydrangeas, orchids, cactus…. You can take pictures in the colorful flower garden, walking in bonsai park, stroll along romantic lakeside, riding horse or using the swan pedal boat.
What to Bring: Hat, sunscreen, camera, comfortable shoes.
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