Da Lat has many nicknames—The Paris of Vietnam, The City of Flowers, The City of Eternal Spring and The City of Lovers. By any name, it’s a cool mountain which offers a lot of thing to explore.
Legend says that the Langbiang name originated from the name of a couple who were deeply in love with each other – the man named K’lang and the woman named Ho Biang. The mountain is well-known for its wonderful nature and its marvelous view of the whole region of Da Lat City, the rivers, the forest, and the houses of tribal people. When visiting Langbiang Mountain, you can enjoy a lot of interesting activities, such as camping, bird-watching, exploring the natural flora and experiencing the great and unique cultures of the ethnic minority groups. In addition, this mountain is an ideal destination for adventurous activities such as conquering high peaks, mountain climbing, trekking and paragliding.
- Opening Hours: All year round
- Location: Biang Plateau, Lac Duong district, Lam Dong
Da Lat Station
Da Lat Railway Station is the train station of Da Lat city. This is reckoned to be the oldest station in Viet Nam as well as Indochina. The station was built by the French between 1932 to 1938 and is the railhead of the Railway Phan Rang-Da Lat, about 84 km in length. The station has a unique architectural style, with three conical roofs, which are the stylization of three Langbiang mountain tops or the hollow of mountain Highlands. The station is currently a hotspot attracting tourists.
- Location: Nguyen Trai Street, Ward 9, Da Lat city
Datanla is considered as one of the most wonderful Da Lat attractions with a beautiful and cascading waterfall. The falling water is both exciting and thunderous at the same time. This waterfall is located in a delightful natural setting, full of green pines – a forest of over 100 years. Datanla waterfall, features a 20-meter drop, and contains several wooden bridges to cross from one side to the other, allowing visitors to behold the scenery from the above of the waterfall.
- Opening Hours: All year round
- Location: A few kilometres south of Da Lat
Valley Of Love
Valley Of Love is a must-see Da Lat attraction — a very romantic destination for couples. This site is popular with Vietnamese newlyweds. The valley is known for its poetic landscapes and a lot of interesting activities and games. Some people even bring hammocks here and spend their time reading, napping, and people watching. It is really a relaxing place, which caters for all. The Valley of Love is about 5 km north of Da Lat city centre.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 6 am – 5 pm
- Location: On Phu Dong Thien Vuong Street
Da Lat Night Market
Among Da Lat attractions, visiting the night shopping market in Da Lat is really worthwhile. Situated in the city centre, the Da Lat Night Market represents the heart of the city with thousands of flowers on display. When visiting this market, you will find fresh local produce like artichokes, vegetables, dried fruits, and lots more. Visitors should also have a taste of hot grilled rice crepes (local name “Bánh tráng nướng”) in the chilly atmosphere of Da Lat, or some other grilled foods. These foods taste amazing in such a chilly atmosphere and leave you with an unforgettable culinary experience.
- Location: Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Da Lat
If you are looking for a destination in which you could spend a full day enjoying the romance of a lake, flowers, fish, boats, pine wood, and much more, then Golden Valley is your choice. Many tourists who have visited Golden Valley say that they found this valley is still more natural in comparison to other destinations in Da Lat. Under the shade of pine trees, you will discover a rock garden having a few types of precious stones like agate and chalcedony, carved in various shapes by nature and artisans, from simple to meticulous.
- Location: Ankroet Road, Lac Duong, Dalat
Here you can witness the production process, from incubation and care, through to harvest, while enjoying the great taste of ripe and fresh berries. Typically, when visiting Strawberry Gardens, tourists will be offered a box to gather the berries of their own choice. Da Lat strawberries are divided into two types — sour berries and sweet berries. Fresh sweet strawberries are often smaller and nestled deep in the leaves, so they may be more difficult to find. Indeed, these fresh pure strawberry gardens, aside from meeting the demand for food, are also interesting and attractive destinations for tourists coming to the mountain city of Da Lat.