Da Lat Travel: Full experiences with useful travel tips

by Lam Pham

Dalat is blessed with a cool and pleasant year-round climate. This beautiful highland city is always an ideal tourist and resort destination for millions of visitors every year. If you’re planning a trip to Dalat, Karst Plateau‘s article will provide useful travel tips and suggestions to help you prepare thoroughly for your upcoming journey.

1. Where is Da Lat?

This place is always an ideal tourist and vacation destination for millions of visitors every year

Da Lat belongs to Lam Dong province, located at an altitude of 1,500m above sea level. As a tourist city, Dalat pays great attention to the transportation network. Tourist bus companies are developing strongly here to travel to provinces and cities across the country. Besides, Lien Khuong International Airport welcomes millions of tourists to Da Lat every year, contributing to helping Da Lat become the most popular city in the Central Highlands region.

2. What is the most beautiful season to travel to Dalat?

Every moment Da Lat has its own beauty

Dalat’s climate is cool all year round thanks to its geographical location in the highlands of the Central Highlands.

From January to April is spring, so the mountain town is brilliant with colors of many flowers such as cherry apricot, white banana, purple phoenix, etc.

May to September is summer. This is the peak occasion of tourism when tourists everywhere go to avoid the heat. However, this is the rainy season in Da Lat that makes people always have to bring raincoats or umbrellas.

October to December Dalat in the dry and cold season. Visitors to this occasion will have the opportunity to see wild anemone flowers blooming yellow, and pink grass hills shimmering in morning mist or the sight of clouds covering mountains and hills in the suburbs.

3. How to move to Da Lat?

Most tourists in the northern provinces choose planes to go directly to Dalat. The southern area can take a plane or car.

  • Hanoi – Dalat ticket from 900,000 VND/way.
  • Ho Chi Minh City – Da Lat ticket from VND 500,000/way.

Visitors can take a sleeper bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Dalat to save money. A sleeper bus ticket for one person from 270,000 VND/way.

In Dalat, visitors rent motorbikes, cars, and taxis or use technology ride-hailing applications to move between attractions.

  • Motorbike rental price from 120,000 VND/day.
  • Car rental price from 700,000 VND/day.

4. Famous tourist destinations in Da Lat

4.1 Mountain Langbiang

This mountain is famous for picnics and nature exploration, attracting young people who love backpacking and adventurers

Referring to Dalat, everyone must be familiar with the name Lang Biang – the highest mountain of the misty city, along with the colorful resort of the Central Highlands. Here, you will conquer the spectacular Radar Peak and enjoy the panoramic view of Dalat with the vast pine forest from above, enjoy the chilly air and sip a cup of rich coffee.

If you have more time, stay here for a night, have a campfire, enjoy the specialty of wine that needs warmth, and harmonize with each traditional dance and lyric. All will be special experiences that will make you unforgettable.

  • Entrance ticket price: 50,000 VND/adult and 25,000 VND/child.

4.2 Flower Highlands in Da Lat

Although it has become a tourist destination, this place still retains the wild and tranquil look of nature

The Flower Highlands in Da Lat is located at the top of Ta Nung Pass. This place opens up a wonderful world and is an ideal check-in point in the land of thousands of flowers. With its majestic natural scenery and mysterious atmosphere, this place attracts crowds of visitors, especially on weekends. Leaning back against the green pine forest, the Flower Highlands in Da Lat is unique with a unique ecology design. Although it has become a tourist destination, this place still retains the wild and tranquil look of nature.

The space here is designed to expand, divided into many ideal areas for visitors to immerse themselves in nature, creating great conditions for rest days after busy journeys. Moreover, the use of materials mainly from wood creates a familiar and rustic feeling for visitors. The Flower Highlands is not only a place of relaxation but also a destination to experience exciting and unique moments.

  • Ticket price: 100,000 VND/adult, 50,000 VND/child under 1m2

4.3 ZooDoo Zoo

ZooDoo will be an ideal place for families with young children

This is located in the territory of Lac Duong Mountain, Zoodoo Zoo will take you to a space filled with adorable animals and interesting experiences and interactions. Spread over an area of 16ha, this place owns an international standard zoo system, home to more than 10 lovely species such as alpaca, pony pony, kangaroo, etc. Not only being seen, visitors will learn how to feed, lightly touch these animals, and take photos to keep memories.

  • Entrance fee: 100,000 VND/adult, 50,000 VND/child from 0.9 – 1.2m high.

4.4  Bali Green Hills Heaven Gate

To get magical photos, you should come here early in the morning or late in the afternoon

As its name implies, Bali Green Hills Sky Gate gives visitors a miniature Bali with landmarks that can only be seen in this beautiful country. From the sky gate among the forest trees to the giant bird nests, and the coffee view from the high hill, every corner is beautiful. In addition, you should come here early in the morning or at dusk, to catch the beautiful moments of nature.

4.5 Fairytale Land

Immerse yourself in the Fairy Tale World at FairyTale Land Dalat

Fairytale Land – Vinh Tien Dalat wine cellar has caused a fever recently. This resort is inspired by the Hobbit fairy tale village in northern New Zealand to create a world of dwarves, a cute fairyland, along with colorful flower gardens, brilliant in the sun. After visiting the Hobbit Kingdom, you can stop at Vinh Tien wine cellar, a luxurious and cozy space with 15,000 bottles of wines of all kinds. Especially, when when buying entrance tickets, you will be given a bottle of cool Vinh Tien artichoke. In addition, there is also a guide to take you on a full tour of places in the tourist area dedicated and attentive.

  • Ticket price: 50,000 VND/person

4.6 Da Lat night market

The delicious and cheap snack shops around the Da Lat night market area are a paradise for food lovers

Dalat Night Market has long become a familiar destination that every visitor to Dalat wants to explore. The market is located in the city center, near the main bus stations and squares, so it is very convenient for you to visit. Dalat Night Market starts operating around 6 – 7 pm and lasts until the next morning. Here, you can shop for souvenirs, and specialties or enjoy many delicious snacks, the price is extremely cheap.

4.7 Lam Vien Square

This place stands out from afar with wild sunflowers and artichoke buds made of stained glass

Lam Vien Square is located on Xuan Huong Lake. This place stands out from afar with wild sunflowers and artichoke buds made of stained glass, which can be considered as a new symbol of the city.
Surely the first thing you need to do at Lam Vien Square is take a photo with the Atiso flower bud-shaped building. This unique building has a height of more than 15m, with a cleverly designed steel frame. The outer part is surrounded by yellow, light green – dark glass panels to perfectly simulate the shape of an Atiso flower bud.
In addition, the Square is also famous for an equally unique building, the Wild Anemone Flower-shaped building. From the outside, visitors can admire the architectural design of the building lying on one side. The petals are designed to spread along all sides of the building, simulating the natural hanging of wild sunflower petals extremely uniquely.

Self-sufficient Dalat travel is an adventure, exploring the misty city in your own way. You can comfortably enjoy every moment, enjoy unique cuisine, and admire the charming beauty. In the above article, Karst Plateau has shared with you the full experience, the most useful Dalat travel guide. Remember to save and prepare yourself for a fun and memorable trip!

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