The most romantic city in Vietnam, also known as “Le Petit Paris” or “City of Flowers”, Da Lat is a perfect place for couples and families to visit and enjoy the chilly weather, an escape to the heat found in most other cities in Vietnam. Many hotels and houses were built during the French colonization, blessing tourists with the sight of unique, Western culture in the middle of Asia. Da Lat’s lakes and waterfalls are also known as some of its top attractions.

 

Datanla Waterfall

This 20-meter high waterfall not only attracts tourists because of its clear water and lovely views but also because of many other interesting activities, such as self-controlled roller coaster, waterfall climbing and rafting.

 

Pagodas

Another must-visit location in Da Lat is their collection of popular Buddhist pagodas which feature a variety of Da Lat’s beauty.

 

City of Flower

If you love flower, Da Lat is your ideal destination. With a variety of flowers and plant species. 

Da Lat Flower Garden covers 7,000msq on the northside of Xuan Huong Lake, known as the biggest selection of flowers in Dalat. It’s also an appealing attraction during the annual Flower Festival, with hundreds kinds of flower and plant species.

 

Domaine de Marie Church

The Domaine de Marie Church, also called Mai Anh Church or Cherry Church, is home to the Roman Catholic nuns of the Mission of Charity.

It features the blended architecture of France and Vietnam’s Central Highlands. Its roof structure is like that of Nha Rong (Communal House), a popular type of house on stilts in the Central Highlands. French influence can also be seen on the walls, which feature stained glass windows, and on the façade of the building.

 

Lang Biang Mountain

Consisting of two peaks, Lang Biang Mountain offers a fantastic view of the surrounding hills and lakes. The fastest way up is getting a ride in an old Russian jeep. The jeep will take you 4.4 kilometres up a paved road through beautiful pine forest. At night, visitors can come back down to the valley and celebrate bonfires with the natives here and enjoy a grand festival, prepared upon request.

 

Food to eat before you leave