Lam Dong is a province located in the South of the Central Highlands with an average altitude of 800-1000m. This is a cool and fresh climate. Lam Dong also has many diverse and unique architectural works, a stretch of beautiful waterfall system, the culture of the Central Highlands indigenous people,… All these factors help Lam Dong to have many conditions to build and developing tourism products, especially resort tourism. However, the current Lam Dong tourism industry depends mainly on Da Lat, most tourists when referring to Lam Dong only know this “Flower City” without knowing that Lam Dong has many tourist destinations.
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General Information about Lam Dong
Lam Dong is a mountainous province in the South of the Central Highlands with an average altitude of 800 – 1,000 m above sea level with a natural area of 9,772.19 km2; The terrain is relatively complex, mainly highlands, high mountains, and small flat valleys, creating different natural factors in terms of climate, soil, flora, fauna, and scenes wonders for Lam Dong.
Lam Dong is a land with a long history of formation and development with the presence of over 43 ethnic communities. The land of Lam Dong today has been inhabited for a long time, but their descendants until that time are the communities of Ma, Co Ho, MNong, Chu Ru, Rac Lay,…
The folklore of Lam Dong is quite rich, the arts in Lam Dong are formed from Vietnamese culture with special features expressed through the cultural customs and practices of the indigenous ethnic minorities. The combination of these cultural elements together creates a unique feature for Lam Dong culture in general and arts in particular.
Festivals in Lam Dong are also very rich, major festivals including Dalat Flower Festival, Tea Culture Festival are held every two years and many ethnic cultural festivals in Lam Dong are held every year such as Gong festival, buffalo stabbing festival, stream god worshiping ceremony, pumping god worshiping ceremony, new rice worshiping ceremony,…
When should travel to Lam Dong?
Located in an area affected by the tropical monsoon climate fluctuating with altitude, Lam Dong climate is cool all year round and the temperature usually fluctuates from 18-25ºC, so you can come to Lam Dong. Any free time, especially during hot days in Saigon, you can go to Lam Dong for a vacation. However, please note some of the following information to make it easier to organize your schedule.
- Lam Dong has a rainy season from May to November, and a dry season from December to April next year.
- From March to June is the rose pollen season in Bao Loc (also known as the pink trumpet), many of you in the North will find it quite strange to see this flower.
- The golden phoenix season in Bao Loc is around February every year.
- If you love cherry blossoms, the beginning of the year near Tet will be very suitable to come here.
- In March every year is the purple phoenix season of Da Lat.
- In October, you can go to Da Lat to watch the fog and hunt clouds. After the rainy season ends, this is the time to come to Dalat, it will be easy to see clouds.
- At the end of the year around November is the season of wild wildflowers blooming, in many places in Bao Loc, Da Lat you can find bright yellow wildflowers on both sides of the road.
Guide to Lam Dong
By Public transport
With the national highways 20-27-28-55, the provincial roads, and the East Truong Son road connecting Lam Dong with the Southeast, the Central Highlands, and the South Central Coast,… so the road traffic network to Lam Dong is quite good. Bus routes from Saigon to many localities in the province operate continuously, every day, making it relatively easy to move here by sleeper bus.
With Lien Khuong airport located 30km from Da Lat, 80km from Bao Loc, you can easily move from everywhere to here. This airport has flights from many localities throughout the country landing here, from Lien Khuong airport you can move to Da Lat city of Bao Loc, rent a motorbike here, and continue to explore the desired place.
By Private vehicles
Depending on where you want to go in Lam Dong, the distance from here to Saigon is only about 200-300km, you can use private vehicles to move to Lam Dong to be more active. In addition to Saigon, people in neighboring areas such as Dong Nai, Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, and the South Central provinces can also use private vehicles to get here because the distance is not too far.
From Saigon, you move on the CT01 Long Thanh – Dau Giay Route to the end of this expressway, QL1A, then you change to QL20, a route that runs through many localities in Lam Dong and connects directly to Da Lat. In the future, when the CT14 Dau Giay – Da Lat expressway is completed, you will be able to run through the route with much reduced time.
With motorbikes, you need to choose highways to move to the highway. From Saigon, just follow the route QL1A to Dau Giay post office, you will reach the beginning of the NH20 route.
Traveling in Lam Dong
The motorbike rental network in Lam Dong is currently concentrated mainly in 2 cities of the province. Depending on your trip plan, you can choose to rent the motorbike in Dalat or in Bao Loc so that your travel distance is the shortest.
If traveling in groups of 4-5 people or in a group with elderly/young children, it is not convenient to use a motorbike, you can use a taxi to travel. You can negotiate with the driver to take you to some famous places at a cost that covers the car (for half a day or a day). Dividing people is not much more expensive than renting a motorbike, and you don’t even have to drive a vehicle.
From Da Lat city, the provincial bus network runs through the districts, including some famous tourist destinations. Those who want to save money when traveling in Lam Dong can combine using buses and other means, especially when going to remote locations.
Staying in Lam Dong
The tourism infrastructure of Lam Dong is developing day by day with more than 2000 accommodation facilities that can satisfy tens of thousands of tourists coming here at the same time. The forms of accommodation are also very diverse and plentiful so that visitors can comfortably choose to suit them.
With thousands of hotels, you are sometimes dizzy to be able to consider and choose where to stay. However, currently, 90% of these hotels are concentrated in Dalat, so if you plan to stay outside of this city, you will have less choice.
In addition to some localities in the province that have community cultural tourism products with accommodation, the majority of homestays in Lam Dong are often beautifully designed works, suitable for young people. Although not quite a true homestay, when you are here you still receive help from local hosts in learning and exploring culture while still enjoying modern services.
With a relatively cool climate, many people who like to camp often organize groups to Da Lat or Bao Loc to set up tents, there is countless vacant land with beautiful views so you can stay overnight in the tent.
Tourist places in Lam Dong
Like a little Paris, Da Lat used to dream and be poetic thanks to the highland cold at night, early morning fog, and pine forests surrounding the city.
Dalat College of Education
Dalat College of Education (formerly Grand Lycée Yersin) is an architecture recognized by the World Association of Architects (UIA) as one of 1,000 unique constructions of the world in the 20th century.
Con Ga Church
Dalat Cathedral (official name: St. Nicola Bari Cathedral, also another name is Con Ga Church because there is a large chicken on top of the bell tower) is a Catholic church in Vietnam. This is the cathedral of the bishop of Da Lat Diocese, also the largest church in Da Lat, one of the oldest and most typical architectural works of this city left by the French. The church is located on Tran Phu street (near Novotel hotel) in Da Lat city.
Dalat Railway Station
Dalat Railway Station is the train station of Da Lat City. This is considered the oldest station in Vietnam and Indochina. The station was built by the French from 1932 to 1938, when it was completed, it was the focal station on the 84 km long Phan Rang-Da Lat railway. The station has a unique architectural style, has three pyramidal roofs, stylized three peaks of Langbiang mountain, or the communal house in the Central Highlands. The station has been recognized by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture and Information as a national historical and cultural monument. The station is currently an attractive tourist attraction of Da Lat city. The only railway currently in service is the 7km-long Da Lat City – Trai Mat route that brings visitors to Trai Mat and Linh Phuoc Pagoda.
Cau Dat Tea Hill
From the center of Da Lat city, you go straight to Tran Hung Dao – Hung Vuong – Tu Phuoc Street then turn right on Highway 20 to Trai Mat. Tea Hill is located in the southeast of the city, 25km from Da Lat, the same way to Trai Mat station, Linh Phuoc pagoda but further. On the way, you may pass several tourist spots, including the entrance to Tiger Cave waterfall.
Strawberries are one of the famous specialties of Dalat. Now, coming to the flower city, in addition to the familiar tourist spots, do not miss a visit to the strawberry gardens to directly visit, pick strawberries and eat strawberries right at the garden.
Thai Phien Flower Village
Thai Phien is located in ward 12, 7 km from the center of Da Lat City. Compared with many areas in this highland city, Thai Phien has a fairly flat topography, fertile soil, and water resources from streams leading to Than Tho Lake, which is very convenient for growing flowers.
Hoa Son Dien Trang
Less than 10 km from the center of Dalat city, Hoa Son Dien Trang lies deep in a valley in the middle of Ta Nung Pass. This is an ecotourism area operating since December 2017. The whole area is about 38 hectares, designed with many different spaces to serve guests. The most prominent features here are the cherry blossom forest, the triangular road, and the giant Buddha’s hand lying precariously on the cliff.
Golden Stream Lake
Leaving the center of Da Lat in the north to Lac Duong, to km7 Tung Lam, turn left, visitors also have to cross a rugged 12km long road, winding among the rolling pine hills before reaching Suoi Vang lake, where 100 years ago, when people first set foot in this land, bewildered by the dreamy dreamlike landscape of nature with its untouched nature, Yersin ran and cheered like a small pupil, proposed to the governor of P. Doumer for the construction of the resort here.
Langbiang – or Langbiang Mountain, or Langbiang Mountain Tourist Area, are two mountains: Nui Ong and Ba Mountain are 12km from Da Lat city in Lac Duong district. Nui Ba is 2,167 m above sea level, Ong mountain is 2,124 m above sea level. In addition, in the tourist area, there is a Radar hill 1,929 m high, this hill is also a familiar place for tourists. Seen from Dalat city center Nui Ba is on the left, Ong mountain is on the right. Langbiang is considered the “roof of the house” of Da Lat and is an attractive tourist attraction of Lam Dong.
About 15km from Da Lat city in the northwest direction, lying on the edge of the lake Dankia – Suoi Vang, the Golden Valley eco-tourism area with immense green pine trees, flowers, and bonsai stones have become exploited to attract tourists.
Compared with many existing tourist areas in Dalat, Golden Valley does not have a majestic appearance but creates an impression on visitors when applying installation art in design and taking advantage of small scenes based on mechanics. The Eastern Philosophy Department makes the general landscape of the whole area look like a water-based painting.
Cu Lan Village
There are many ways to explain why this place is called Cu Lan Village. Either way is interesting, but the way the villagers tell it is still the oldest and most widely circulated. In the olden days, there was a boy in the plain going up the mountain, going into the forest with the dream of picking up stones to build a paradise in the forest to give to his loved one.
Perhaps with the dream of “picking stones and patching the sky” and the foolish way of being different from people, people called that boy Cu Lan. The rumor about a boy Cu Lan picking up stones to build a paradise on high mountains, in the middle of a deep forest to give to the person he loved has passed down to the girl that Cu Lan fell in love with. The girl left the street and went up the mountain into the forest. Overwhelmed by the splendid beauty of wild mountains and forests, touched by the sincere love of Cu Lan. The girl stayed in the middle of the forest with Cu Lan. They have forever failed to build the paradise of their dreams. But they built a small village on the bank of a stream empty among green hills, among wildflowers. Since then, people have called the Village Cu Lan Village.
Ma Rung Lu Quan
Located deep in the mountains of Da Nghi forest in Lac Duong district (Lam Dong), Ma Rung Inn is a magical and poetic destination for nature-loving travelers in their journey to explore the mountains and forests of Central Highlands, a fairy tale between a deep forest and a peaceful place in the bustling flow of life.
The owner of the inn is Mr. Nguyen Thanh Liem, a son of the mountains and forests of Dalat. As a young man, he loved to explore tourism, so when he was a young man, he repeatedly walked through the forest, crossed streams, and climbed passes to explore most of the nooks and crannies of the mountains and forests of the Central Highlands. Close friends have given him the nickname “forest ghost” because of that. When he was old, because of his love for the mountains and forests, he left town to build a wooden house, plant flowers, garden, and enjoy the wild nature with his family and also guard and protect the forest.
Coming to the Ghost Forest Inn, you can go for a day walk, campfire, and socialize at night. You can also stay here, next to the beautiful and colorful villas scattered all around.
Note: This area is more than 20km from the city center, the last 3km is a rocky road, so it is quite difficult to go. At Ma Rung Lu Quan, students do not have to pay the entrance fee, but you can freely donate through the wooden box placed outside the door. There are also no drinks available at the restaurant, you can bring a few snacks to use. If you want to stay overnight here, you need to pre-book the service through the phone number 0968583368 – 0633997292.
Tuyet Tinh Coc
By the way, Tuyet Tinh Coc was originally an old marble quarry in Sub-area 110 (Lat commune, Lac Duong District). The tourist attraction is the cool turquoise lake, one side is a cliff. If you know how to choose the angle, you will take pictures with beautiful scenery-like pictures.
Bidoup Nui Ba National Park
Bidoup Nui Ba National Park is a national park located in the center of Langbiang plateau, in Lac Duong and Dam Rong districts, Lam Dong province, 50km from Da Lat city according to provincial road 723. This place is known as “The roof of the Central Highlands”.
Founded in 2004, its name is compounded from the names of the two highest peaks of the Langbiang plateau, Bidoup (2,287 meters, the highest peak in Lam Dong) and Nui Ba (2,167 meters). This is one of the largest national parks in Vietnam. In 2015, the national park was part of the Langbiang Biosphere Reserve recognized by UNESCO.
Dambri means waiting for K’Ho. The waterfall is associated with a beautiful legend about a young woman’s ocher heart for the boy she loves. This is a large waterfall in Lam Dong, located in the middle of a pristine and majestic primitive forest, the waterfall is about 20km from Bao Loc City, about 100km from Da Lat.
Dambri Waterfall has an altitude of about 60m. In the rainy season, the water upstream poured in loudly, and a few kilometers away could still hear the sound. Surrounding the waterfall is a forest that still preserves the untouched beauty that has not been discovered by many people with an area of nearly 300ha with all kinds of birds. Many rare and precious trees such as stars, vultures, vultures,… big roots of a few arms around the body are also present here. The road to the center of the tourist area has a cement bridge more than 20m long across the stream, near the top of the waterfall.
Nam Phuong Lake
Compared to Tuyen Lam Lake or other famous places in Lam Dong, the name Nam Phuong Lake is quite unfamiliar to many tourists, but this place is also an ideal gathering place for fun occasions, picnics, and enjoy the beautiful scenery when coming to Bao Loc City. Spacious and airy is the highlight here, from above looking down around the lake like a paradise of trees and meadows, like a very poetic water painting.
Dai Binh Mountain
Dai Binh Mountain is a new and wild destination, with not many people and many paths to the top of the mountain. Dai Binh is an ideal place to hunt clouds at dawn and see Bao Loc city from above.
Suoi Mo Dai Lao Waterfall
About 12km from the city center, go from Bao Loc direction to Saigon, cross Dai Lao bridge, run straight down about 4km to Suoi Mo Church. From the street, turn right about 1km to reach Suoi Mo Dai waterfall Laos.
Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda
About 21 km south of Bao Loc city, Linh Quy Phap An Pagoda (Phap An Son) is located at Hill 45, Hamlet 4, Loc Thanh, Bao Lam, Lam Dong – known as a fairytale place with the “heaven gate”, where you can panoramic view, see a large space and immerse yourself in the sky and mountains.
Arriving at Linh Quy Phap An, the most favorable position to watch the sunrise is the Road Reflection. This is also known as “Heaven Gate” with its position on high mountains, overlooking the panoramic view of Bao Lam district and Bao Loc City. Early in the morning, the scenery of this place is as beautiful as in mythology with fog, clouds, hills, and mountains are a fluttering insight. Time to see the most beautiful sunrise from 5:30 to 6:30 daily.
The dry season from February to June is the most beautiful sunrise season because it is less affected by fog, so it is very suitable for those who love to hunt.
Tam Chau Tea Hill
Tam Chau tea hill is known as “the tea city” when it owns the largest area of Lam Dong. Here, you can go for a walk, enjoy the fresh air, cool and have beautiful natural photos.
Tam Hop Waterfall
Tam Hop waterfall is located behind Di Da pagoda precinct, also known as Dang Dung pagoda, belongs to Dang Dung village, Da Ton Commune. The waterfall is named Tam Hop because there are 3 large streams of water falling from a height of 70m, the waterfall falls like a white silk strip in the middle of the sky, spreading white foam, blending in with the fog, clouds, and the sky like a wonderful harmony of heaven and earth.
Ta Ngao Waterfall
Located in the Loc Thanh Commune, Bao Lam District, Lam Dong Province, Ta Ngao Waterfall is one of the attractive destinations for tourists, especially young people who love adventure and adventure. Although there is an investment in exploitation, this place still retains the wild beauty as no one has ever set foot.
Cat Tien Sanctuary
Cat Tien Sanctuary is the name of archaeological relics discovered in 1985, located in a terrestrial basin of hundreds of hectares and spread over a length of about 15km along with the river system of Da Duong – Dong Nai, including very many hills and alluvial riverside areas are surrounded by the last mountain range of Truong Son Nam. This whole relic is in the area stretching from Quang Ngai to Duc Pho Commune, in which the density of archaeological sites is concentrated in the area of Quang Ngai commune in the remote district of Cat Tien in Lam Dong Province.
Dak Lo Lake
This is an artificial lake located in Gia Vien commune, in addition to serving irrigation, Dak Lo lake is also a beautiful and poetic landscape in the peaceful rural countryside. When building this lake, the investor created small islands (located in the middle of the lake) and created curves along the foot of the mountain convex-concave, making Dak Lo lake very charming.
Bobla Waterfall, Bopla waterfall, or Lien Dam Waterfall is located on Highway 20 in Lien Dam commune, Di Linh District about 75km from Da Lat City and 35km from Bao Loc City. The waterfall is nestled in the primeval forest still preserves many ancient trees of hundreds of years old; The two sides of the waterfall are high cliffs covered with moss, the roots of ancient trees fall; The stream flows quietly, weaving in the rocks, the two banks of the trees, the wildflowers blooming all year round, running towards the village, the mist flying across the sky,… All create a beauty that is both wild and magical. virtual mountains of highland forests Di Linh.
Also known as Cau 4 waterfall located in Gung Re commune, Liliang Waterfall has a wild and intense look of mountains with strong currents and unspoiled nature. In the past, Liliang used to be a tourist area, but after a period of absence, visitors come back to the wild and rustic nature of nature.
The Di Linh Tea Hill
Besides Bao Loc and Da Lat, Di Linh is also the land of green coffee and tea hills. You can wander the immense tea hills, watch the stretching blue-green and chat with the locals very warmly and hospitable.
Lake Ka La
Ka La Artificial Lake was built to store water for the town and is also a place to raise sturgeon. The best time here is at sunset when the sun is light, not harsh. The lake surface reflects sparkling rays like a giant mirror, surrounded by pine forests and hills. You can rent a fisherman’s boat to drive to the island and choose a flat land to camp overnight.
Ma Da Gui
Ma Da Gui Forest Tourist Area is located in Da Huoai, 148km from Da Lat and 1,200 ha wide. The place is full of all the factors for guests to relax and have fun. Here, visitors will experience a fresh climate, close to nature, and immerse themselves in sightseeing activities, paintball shooting, zipline swing, soccer, volleyball, basketball, mountain climbing, grass slide. , yachts, banana buoys, float boats, horseback riding.
Trieu Hai Waterfall
Trieu Hai Waterfall (also known as Dakala Waterfall) belongs to Trieu Hai commune, the waterfall is located under a very peaceful valley, with majestic scenery, surrounding mountains, but no less poetic. The blooming wildflowers, myrtle flowers, and the grazing buffalo herds dotted the picture of the mountains and forests more vividly.
Trieu Hai waterfall is about 70m high if calculated to the top. The waterfall part that visitors can admire is only about 50m high. If you have the power to climb up, you will see 6 more waterfalls on the mountainside.
Xuan Dai Waterfall
Located in the commune of Da Pal, this is also a waterfall with 3 steps and the highest level is about 15m high. The waterfall has a very beautiful landscape and is surrounded by primitive jungle and is located more than 1km from Trieu Hai waterfall.
Da Long Hot Spring
Da Long commune belongs to the Dam Rong district, about 125 km from Da Lat. This place, endowed with a natural hot spring, the temperature is always around 38-45ºC, while the outdoor temperature is between 16 and 31ºC. Hot springs become a precious gift for the people here to take a hot bath and relax after each day of hard work.
Truc Lam Vien Tourist Area
Also known as Tran Le Gia Trang, located in K’long village, Hiep An commune, this is a tourist area of about 40ha with artistic works, embroidery paintings, and many small scenes to serve visitors.
Pongour waterfall is located in Duc Trong district, about 20km from the district center and 50km far from Da Lat city center. On Highway 20 Da Lat – Saigon, going to Trung hamlet (on Chai mountainside), turn right to go an 8km long dirt road, you will reach Pongour waterfall which locals call Bay Floor waterfall or waterfall. Thien Thai.
Elephant Waterfall is one of the beautiful waterfalls of the majestic Central Highlands with a height of over 30m, about 15m wide, 25km southwest of Da Lat city.
The village elders K’ho, who has lived in this area for a long time, said that: In the past, the chief of the Joi Bieng mountain area had a very beautiful daughter. Every time the mountain girl sang, the leaves of the forest stopped rustling, the birds stopped singing to listen. Her lover is the son of the chief of the neighboring village. He is loved and appreciated by many people not only because of his muscular physique, handsome face but also for his gritty and braveness that is second to none. They gave a promise to marry and marry, but the young man had to go out to kill the enemy, and then many moons passed without coming back. The miserable girl went to the deserted mountain that they used to date, singing earnestly, sorrowfully with the hope that the dream would find the old place. The singing touched B’ling birds. They flew away from each other to search for information and then came back to let her know that the boy had died on the battlefield. However, the mountain female still refused to accept that harsh truth. She kept singing and singing until she was exhausted, collapsed, and could never get up again. The elephants in submission, listening to her singing for a long time, were also petrified and mute. Suddenly there was a loud bang, the sky and earth shook, causing the mountain to break horizontally and a waterfall suddenly flowed, blowing white foam. The murmur of waterfalls blends with the rustling of the forest, the chirping of birds singing as the song continues, the sound of the beautiful and faithful mountain girl. The K’ho people then named the waterfall Lieng Rowoa Joi Being – the waterfall of elephants petrified with passionate love, iron lipstick.
Linh An Pagoda
Located in the scenic area of Elephant Waterfall in Nam Ban town (Lam Ha, Lam Dong). Direction from Dalat along Cam Ly Falls road down to Ta Nung Commune to Nam Ban Town. The pagoda was established in 1993 and was founded by Venerable Thich Tam Vi in 1993 with an area of 4ha. Linh An pagoda sits peacefully in the middle of mountains and hills, and in front of the Elephant waterfall, flowing all year round, the atmosphere at the temple is always cool and quiet.
In front of the temple, the yard is the open-air Quan Am monument built-in 1994, from the courtyard to the Chanh Dien with a pair of dragons cast by skillful cement. In the forest near the waterfall, there is the Tinh That throne built by Khai Son in 1993. The campus behind the Chief of the Palace also has the To Church (Old Buddha Recitation), the open-air Buddha statue made in 1994, and the Lam garden. Bhikkhuni. Behind the pagoda is a long hill running like a wall, green pine covers the back of the hill. Behind the ancestor’s house, Bodhi village is the place of practice and meditation for Buddhists to learn.
Triangular Flower Circuit Ta Nung
Da Lat’s triangular flower garden is located in Ta Nung commune, Lam Ha district on the way from Da Lat to Elephant Waterfall. Although not too large as a field in the Northwest, for those of you who have not had the opportunity to go to the North to see this flower, it is enough to make visitors excited and thrilled to come here to admire the white flower. attractive pink flower named vascular triangle.
What to eat in Lam Dong
Banh mi xa xiu Da Lat
This tiny commercial dish is original of flower origin. Banh Mi is a specialty of Da Lat that many of you love. The minced meatballs are marinated with separate spices, boiled round, and then picked out in a bowl of rich broth, all served with bread. In addition to Dalat, when you come to Bao Loc, you can easily find this dish.
Baking Rice Paper
At night, rice paper is not difficult to find. You will meet stalls around Xuan Huong Lake, or in the night market of Dalat. The main ingredients that make up the dish are rice paper and chicken eggs, dotted with little green onions and dried shrimp. When eating, just put up a little chili sauce, fold it up, and diners can enjoy the dish that is memorable for many people.
Da Lat Grilled Spring Rolls
Da Lat grilled spring rolls must be made from fresh meat. When eating, eat raw vegetables, rice paper, and pickles. Grilled spring rolls will be full of the bold, aromatic flavor of grilled spring rolls, the sour taste of pickles, the cool taste of green vegetables,… One thing that makes the characteristic flavor of Da Lat grilled spring rolls is the sauce. It is a yellow soy sauce made from the most delicious sticky rice. It’s neither too thin nor too thick.
Banh Can Dalat
This is a very popular cake in Dalat. There will be a lot of you who mistakenly think this is a Khot cake because it is also made of rice flour mixed with water and poured into the mold. But these two cakes are different. The yellow color of the cake is from the egg and the cake for the Khot is turmeric.
Banh Beo Dalat
Not like Hue duck cake, Banh Beo in the land of thousands of flowers is very different. The Banh Beo here eaten on the plate will be filled with meat broth, along with fish balls, pork skin, or crispy bread sprinkled on top.
The cake soup here has a chewy, chewy color. The water is a bit thick, the color is reddish, and is extremely fragrant. The correct bowl of soup includes meat, add a large lump of pork rolls next to some chewy and chewy fish pies.
Canh Hoa Atiso Ham Gio Heo
As a specialty of Dalat, the artichoke flower soup with pig’s sausage is not as flavorful as in the middle of the world. Among artichoke dishes, pork sausage is the most attractive. Eating a piece of artichoke or simmering pork rolls will see the complete blending of the dish.
Pha Lau Bao Loc
Phá Lẩu is a dish originating in China made from the tongue, ears, intestines to the stomach of a pig, cow, or duck. Phá Lẩu is often eaten with bread, rice, porridge,… In Bao Loc you can enjoy breaking water with bread, stir-frying sweet and sour tamarind, or breaking salted eggs with a rich and fatty taste.
Dry Pho Bao Loc
Called dry pho but it is not the noodle cake that you often see, the noodles here look more like noodles/noodles. Whatever fiber, you will not be able to refuse to enjoy it because the soft, fragrant beef is mixed with vegetables and rich sauces, making the dish have a very special flavor.
Famous as the coffee-growing land of the Central Highlands, especially the Arabica variety grown in Da Lat. You to Lam Dong cannot deny the delicious and seductive taste of coffee cups grown and processed right here.
Lam Dong specialties as gifts
Strawberries from Da Lat
Strawberries are grown for fruit in temperate regions. With an attractive aroma and sweet and sour strawberry flavor, strawberries are popular. In Vietnam, the cool climate of the mountains of Da Lat is a suitable environment for mulberry cultivation, so this fruit is considered a specialty of this highland.
Bao Loc Tea
Tea trees have a long history in Bao Loc. Whether in agriculture, economics, or tourism, tea always plays a big part in the development of this city. Tea started to get acquainted with the land B’Lao from the French plantations such as Felit B’Lao, B’Lao Sierre plantations,… and then gradually came the farms, tea fields, tea gardens of the family. Up to now, tea is one of the three most important industrial crops that thrive in Bao Loc.
There are not many species of plants that all plants from roots, roots, stems to leaves, dragons built-in and cotton are used as Atiso. Science has proven artichoke is a medicinal plant, has many good effects on health, and is favored by consumers.
Da Lat Jam
Dalat is a fruit paradise, so the jams here are endless. The jam here has unique flavors, all colors, all types. If you want to buy delicious jam, you must include pink jam, kumquat jam, sweet potato jam, or more especially rose jam.
Laba bananas were dubbed the Bananas Tien Vua because long ago this banana was reserved only for kings or tribal chiefs to enjoy for their delicious taste. Laba bananas are only suitable for climatic and soil conditions in the Lam Dong Highlands, where all year round is cool, the temperature difference between day and night is large. Laba bananas are yellow, soft, sweet, delicious, and have a characteristic scent.
Dalat wine is a wine originating in Da Lat, made from grapes and fruits of this region’s specialty. The first Dalat wine product was born in 1999, is also the first grape wine product made by Vietnamese people.
Lam Dong Tourism Schedule
Tour 1: Saigon – Da Lat – Saigon
Itinerary from Saigon for those who love to travel by motorbike Da Lat. With a distance of about 300km from Saigon Da Lat, it will take you about 10-12 hours to travel. If you do not like to travel by motorbike, you can travel by sleeper bus to Dalat and rent a motorbike here.
Day 1: Saigon – Da Lat
On this day, you should leave early to go to Da Lat. Define that all day you only sharpen your butt in the car, so be prepared to be very tired.
If you move from early morning to late afternoon, you will be in Dalat. If you have booked a hotel in Dalat or a homestay in Dalat, you will go straight to the hotel, check-in, rest, and eat. dark.
Day 2: Dalat – Valley of Love – Trai Mat – Temple of Ve Chai
In the morning, go to No. 7 Mai Anh Dao, the address of the Valley of Love. At the gate of the tourist area not far away is XQ Da Lat Su Quan, a beautiful space in the heart of Dalat. If you have free time, you can also visit some strawberry gardens.
Afternoon rest, lunch and then you can take advantage of the hotel to rest.
Afternoon to Dalat station, buy tickets to Trai Mat. This is the remaining route (only about 7km) of the very famous serrated railway line from Dalat to Thap Cham. Go to Trai Mat Station, do not miss Linh Phuoc Pagoda (Ve Chai Pagoda) which is very famous and has special architecture.
Back to the hotel to rest, at night to enjoy the specialties of Dalat, visit the night market of Dalat to play.
Day 3: Golden Valley – Cu Lan Village – Ma Rung Lu Quan
Get up for breakfast, make a glass of Dalat coffee to wake up, and start the journey.
From the center of Dalat city to the Golden Valley tourist area, about 20km. You can rest for lunch here and then continue to Ma Rung Lu Quan. This place is more than ten kilometers from the Golden Valley, the access road is quite bad. At this point, I just sat in a cafe and took pictures for a while and then continued to go to Cu Lan Village.
The area of Cu village is also quite a lot. If you do not like it, you can rent a jeep to experience the feeling of peace around the village.
Evening back to Dalat city to eat and rest
Day 4: Dalat – Prenn Waterfall – Datanla Waterfall – Tuyen Lam – Truc Lam Zen Monastery
The total distance is only about 30km back and forth, but you will spend a lot of time on each point because there are very interesting games in the waterfall areas. In the morning you can go to Prenn waterfall.
From Prenn waterfall, you follow the Prenn Pass to Datanla Waterfall. Datanla waterfall is much larger, flowing from above, through 7 layers of rock falling large rocks. From above, there is a system of the adventurous sled to take guests down the foot of the waterfall. Young people traveling should play this game. The length of the slide is nearly 1000m and many bends and curves will give you the feeling of being very excited.
Leaving Datanla waterfall, you will go one more distance to come to Tuyen Lam Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Dalat. This is considered an area with many beautiful landscapes and rich tourist services. You can walk around the lake, rent a hammock to rest, or rent a boat to walk on the lake. You can choose to have lunch and rest in the area of Tuyen Lam Lake.
Next, go to visit the Zen Monastery located on Phoenix Mountain, the atmosphere is very pure and quiet. After a long tiring day, let your soul and body relax and rest.
Day 5: Dalat – Saigon
Finish the journey and spend the whole day going back to Saigon.
Tour 2: Saigon – Phan Thiet – Bao Loc
This itinerary is suitable for you to use a private vehicle (car or motorbike) because it will go into a closed road, not back to the places that have passed.
Day 1: Saigon – La Gi
From Saigon to La Gi, about 150km, it will take about 4-5 hours, depending on your travel speed. Going from Saigon on this first day, you can choose to follow the direction of Cat Lai ferry, turn to NH51 to Vung Tau and then follow the coastal road of QL55 to La Gi.
Bathe at Cam Binh beach or go to Coco Beach Camp to play beach games.
At night camping at the coco beach camp, if you do not want to, you can choose the option at the motel or resort depending on the needs and practical capabilities of the group.
Day 2: La Gi – Phan Thiet
In the morning, you will take a rest, have breakfast, then check out and depart for Phan Thiet.
From La Gi, you continue to move to Phan Thiet, Mui Ne. Spend a full day exploring Mui Ne, you can choose to stay at the coastal resorts, this is considered a resort paradise with many large and small resorts, diverse in prices for you to comfortably Selection.
Day 3: Mui Ne – Suoi Tien – Fishing Village – Cat Bay – Bau Trang
With this day, you can choose to buy a jeep tour for about 120k 1 person if you go grafted if you go on a private tour with 2 people, the price is 550k, 4-6 people about 600k, the division is also quite reasonable. save the motorbike to run far away. If you go on a joint tour, you will usually depart at around 4:00 am to catch the dawn. If you go on a private tour, you should actively choose the time to go. Going through these 4 points usually takes about half the morning, you will return to the hotel to rest and have lunch at noon.
Afternoon back to Phan Thiet city, stop at Pho Hai Cham Tower (located right on the road) and from here move to Bao Loc.
Check in to Bao Loc, rest, and explore the cuisine here.
Day 4: Linh Quy Phap An – Tam Chau Tea Hill – Dam Bri Waterfall
Get up early in the morning to go to Linh Quy Phap An, usually, people will go to the temple very early and only about 6 am is quite crowded. So if you want a beautiful view to take pictures of, try to get up early and go. Since the way up here can only be used by motorbikes, if you do not have a private car available, remember to rent a car (or move here and then rent a motorbike taxi)
After coming down from Linh Quy Phap An, continue driving to Tam Chau tea hill, Dam Bri waterfall, then back to the center of Bao Loc city for lunch.
Afternoon from Bao Loc to Saigon, ending the journey
Tour 3: Sai Gon – Bao Loc – Da Lat
Day 1: Saigon – Bao Loc
From Saigon, you depart for Bao Loc, high-quality bus routes to Da Lat continuously, so depending on your time, you choose the right car, on the way to Dalat you say home The car dropped off in Bao Loc was oke. Vehicles going directly to Bao Loc have less choice of timing.
If we depart from Saigon in the morning, we will only be in Bao Loc around the afternoon.
After checking in, take a break, rent a motorbike in Bao Loc to have transportation. On this first afternoon, you can go around the city, visit Nam Phuong Lake, Thanh Mau parish, wander around to eat in Bao Loc, and return to rest early.
Day 2: Explore Bao Loc
Get up early in the morning to go to Linh Quy Phap An, usually, people will go to the temple very early and only about 6 am is quite crowded. So if you want a beautiful view to take pictures of, try to get up early and go.
After coming down from Linh Quy Phap An, continue driving to Tam Chau tea hill, Dam Bri waterfall, then back to the center of Bao Loc city for lunch.
Return to the hotel, check out, return the motorbike and continue to move to Da Lat.
Day 3 ++: Travel in Da Lat
From this day on, depending on the time available, you can spend 2-3 days in Dalat, when you get bored, get on the bus to lie down or if you want to be faster, book a plane ticket to return to Saigon. Gòn.
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