Dalat city – The golden destination on Vietnam tourism map (part 1)

If you would like to visit Vietnam and explore the beauty of this country, I would recommend Dalat city to you. With the pleasant climate all year round, poetic forests, streams and waterfalls along with brilliantly-colored flowers, Dalat city has boasted its immense charm in Central Highlands of Vietnam. Now we will have a trip to this city through this article to explain its attraction.

Where is Dalat city?

Dalat city is located in Lam Dong province which lies on Lam Vien plateau in Central Highlands of Vietnam. From Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city or other big cities, you have no trouble in traveling to Dalat city since there is a domestic airport in Lam Dong.
Dalat city – The golden destination on Vietnam tourism map (part 1)
Dalat is always covered with colorful flowers
1.500 m above sea level and surrounded by ranges of mountains and the forest flora system, Dalat city has a cool and temperate climate during the year. Over one century history has left a valuable architectural relic for the city. It is compared with a twentieth-century European architecture museum. Natural beauties and numerous architectural heritages make Dalat city become a popular tourist attraction. Visitors favorably nickname it "City of flowers", "City of thousands of pine trees" or "City of eternal spring".

Attractive destinations in Dalat
Natural landscapes
Valley of Love

6 km northeast of Dalat city, Valley of Love with evergreen pine tree forests enthralls millions of people. There are many places for tourists to visit in this valley.

Vong Canh Hill - one of the ideal spots for admiring the entire view of the valley. The appearance of swans swimming in the lake creates an extremely poetic scene.

Dalat city – The golden destination on Vietnam tourism map (part 1)
The view seen from Vong Canh Hill
Don't miss Da Thien Lake - a highlight of Dalat's romantic beauty. The crystal-clear water lake surrounded by dense pine tree forests brings all travelers a sense of peace and quiet.

Dalat city – The golden destination on Vietnam tourism map (part 1)
Poetic scenery of Da Thien Lake
Do you want to visit Paris to see the Pont des Arts Bridge covered with thousands of love lock but your budget doesn't allow? So Love Bridge in Dalat city waiting for you.

It is no exaggeration to say that Valley of Love is the space of love.

Famous lakes

Dalat city is really well-known for its lakes namely Xuan Huong, Than Tho, Da Nhim, Tuyen Lam and Da Kia. Each of them possesses a unique beauty which is easy to distinguish.

Xuan Huong Lake is in the shape of a crescent, known as the heart of Dalat city. It symbolizes love and romance of this dreamy city.

Dalat city – The golden destination on Vietnam tourism map (part 1)
Sunset over Xuan Huong Lake
Or Than Tho Lake lies on a high hill in the north of the city. Its own name, romantic love stories behind it blending with gorgeous surrounding landscapes are so appealing to visitors.

Dalat city – The golden destination on Vietnam tourism map (part 1)
Gorgeous landscape surrounding Than Tho Lake

Spectacular waterfalls

Not only known for beautiful lakes, Dalat city has spectacular waterfalls like Elephant, Cam Ly, Datanla, Pongour... Trust me! They will not make you disappointed.

Cam Ly Waterfall blends strength with charm, being the inspiration of many songs and poems while Datanla Waterfall boasts majesty and wilderness amidst nature.

Dalat city – The golden destination on Vietnam tourism map (part 1)
Cam Ly Waterfall - The inspiration of art
Dalat city – The golden destination on Vietnam tourism map (part 1)
Majestic beauty of Datanla Waterfall

Lang Biang Mountain

Lang Biang Mountain - The symbol of Dalat
Attached to a love story of the ethnic minority K'ho in Dalat city, this mountain is regarded as the symbol of eternal love. You can trek through jungles admiring the view of nature or take a jeep to discover this mountain. Enjoy colorful blossoming flowers, vast pine tree forests and beautiful pathways to understand why Lang Biang draws a lot of tourists.

Yellow wild sunflower covers Lang Biang Mountain
Don't be so surprised at the mountainside covered with yellow wild sunflower like that! It's just a tiny part of Lang Biang.

Do you start to be attracted by the beauty of Dalat city? So remember to read the next part of this article to discover this place more.

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