17 Best Places To Visit In Da Lat Vietnam

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Planning to visit Da Lat soon? Here are our top picks for the best places to visit in Da Lat, Vietnam.

 

Cau Dat Tea Hill

Cau Dat tea hill is one of the most popular destinations in Da Lat, Vietnam.

The immense green tea farm with fresh air is an ideal destination for those seeking a peaceful experience in the countryside.

tea Da Lat Vietnam

Cau Dat tea hill is nearly 100 years old, stretching over a large area up to 230 hectares, with an altitude of 1650 meters above sea level.

On the way to Cau Dat village, we could see lovely houses designed in France architectural style, flower gardens with bright colors alternating high green pine hills.

Da Lat tea hill Vietnam

 

Thien Phuc Duc hill

Located about 10 km from the city center, Thien Phuc Duc Hill is an excellent camping spot and also one of the most beautiful places to watch the sunrise in Da Lat.

Coming here in the early morning or late afternoon, you can admire the misty cloud in a breathtaking mountain landscape. 

From the hill, you can also see the legendary Lang Biang peak and with green pine forest,

Tips: If you’d like to see the sunrise, come here at 4:30 am. 

Thien Phuc Duc hill Dalat Vietnam

 

Hydrangea garden

Dalat is considered a paradise of poetic flower fields. In addition to the roses, wild anemones, we also love visiting Hydrangeas Flower Garden.

Hydrangeas are planted along hillsides or on both sides of the aisle.

Address: This field of hydrangeas is located in Trai Mat area, Xuan Tho commune, about 15km from the center of Da Lat city.

Hydrangea garden Da Lat Vietnam

 

Da Lat train station

Da Lat Railway station is the oldest and unique railway project in Vietnam as well as Indochina. 

With a route of 7 km, the train will take you to explore the mountain town. Because the train runs very slow, you can see the famous landmarks along the way.

The final point of this train is Linh Phuoc Pagoda – a unique Buddhist architecture in Trai Mat town.

Even if you don’t take the train, this train station is still an awesome place for photography lovers. The station still preserves old tracks, old train engines, and cabins.

We also love the little garden here. During the blooming season of wildflowers, the whole station area becomes so colorful and lively.

Da Lat train station Vietnam

 

Linh Phuoc pagoda

Linh Phuoc Pagoda is one of the most impressive pagodas that we’ve ever visited. This unique pagoda is made of thousands of bottles. 

Also, you can visit the “18 floors of hell” – where the temple simulates the scene of hell with the message about karma and Buddhist philosophies.

Linh Phuoc Pagoda Da Lat Vietnam

 

Robin hill

Robin Hill is one of our favorite places to visit in Da Lat. This hill has a convenient location and offers a panoramic view of the area.

From here, you can easily see the impressive pine forest, or take a look at the peaceful city in the mist.

In addition, the cable car system here will surely bring you many unforgettable experiences. 

Dalat cable car Vietnam

 

Tuyen Lam Lake

Tuyen Lam lake is a must-see spot in Da Lat. Because it’s quite far from the city center, you can either take a cable car from Robin hill or rent a motorbike to get there.

We enjoyed walking along the lake and stop by a cafe for a meal. The whole area is gorgeous and the lake is very peaceful. 

Early morning (6 am to 9 am) or afternoon (4 pm – 6 pm) is the best time to explore the lake and its scenic surroundings.

Tuyen Lam lake Dalat Vietnam
Taking a boat exploring the lake is also an interesting experience!

 

Truc Lam temple

From Tuyen Lam Lake, you can take the stairs up to visit Truc Lam Zen Monastery. 

You can visit 4 areas: the monastic hermitage, the monk area, the outer area, and the inner house.

The flower garden area is a must-visit. There are many beautiful flowers such as firecrackers, hydrangeas, or tiger nail flowers.

Truc Lam temple Dalat Vietnam

 

Puppy farm

If you love playing with puppies, don’t miss the Puppy farm on your trip to Dalat!

When coming here, you can play with the cute puppies while exploring beautiful flower gardens and the fruit garden.

corgi puppy farm Dalat Vietnam

 

Xuan Huong lake

Xuan Huong Lake is a beautiful lake located in the center of Dalat city. Around the lake are pine forests, and beautiful flower gardens.

Xuan Huong lake Dalat Vietnam

We enjoy walking along the lake, enjoying the fresh air, and relaxing. The lake is also near Dalat night market, so we usually stop for street food

 

Da lat Crazy House 

The Crazy House is one of the most impressive places to visit in Da Lat, Vietnam.

With a bizarre architecture, the building complex looks like a tree stump or a body part of wild beasts hidden in the jungle. 

Dalat Crazy House Vietnam

 

Clay tunnel

Passing through a vast, green pine forest on a winding, romantic road, you will reach Da Lat Clay Tunnel, a place not to be missed if you have the opportunity to come to Da Lat.

The clay tunnel is also known as a sculpture tunnel or red soil tunnel, and it is located about 13km from the center of Da Lat city.

The tunnel stretches over 1.2 km with more than thousands of artworks made of basalt clay, which is the unique feature of the area’s soil.

Clay tunnel Dalat Vietnam

 

Da Lat cathedral

Da Lat Cathedral (Rooster Cathedral) is the largest church in Da Lat. This unique architecture was designed by the French in the Roman Catholic style. 

The reason it is called the Rooster Cathedral because on the top of the church’s bell tower is attached a statue of a rooster. 

Address: 15 Tran Phu, Da Lat

Dalat Cathedral Vietnam

 

Da Lat market

The market is considered the “heart of Da Lat city” as all trading activities take place here.

Da Lat market offers its visitors an interesting way to enjoy this town. If you’re looking for an authentic Da Lat food tour experience, I highly recommend trying some dishes in this market. 

The market is Dalat is very famous for street food, and you can try a lot of delicious dishes without breaking the bank.

Da Lat market is also a great place for shopping with a variety of products. Some Da Lat specialties are strawberry, dried persimmon, jam, wine, and flowers. 

 

Pongour waterfall

Pongour waterfall is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the Central Highlands.

The waterfall has 7-storey, and the water here pours through 7 rock rapids.

At the foot of the waterfall, you can find a large system of rocky rapids, formed in ancient times.

The waterfall is surrounded by a primeval forest of more than 2.5 hectares with a rich and diverse ecosystem. Many species of animals, rare and ancient trees can be found here. 

Pongour waterfall Dalat Vietnam

 

Lam Vien square

Lam Vien Square is located in the center of the city, overlooking Xuan Huong Lake with a total area of 72,000 m².

Not only standing out with wide and airy space, but Lam Vien Square also impresses its visitors with giant artworks with a beautiful flower garden.

Lam Vien square Da Lat Vietnam

 

Bao Dai Palace III

Da Lat is not only dreaming and romantic but also rich in history. Bao Dai Palace III is one of the 3 residential houses where the family of the last king of the Nguyen Dynasty lived and worked.

Bao Dai Palace was designed by French architect and Vietnamese architect Huynh Tan Phat. Therefore, the residence is influenced by European architecture. 

Visiting the palace, you can have an understanding of the majestic history of this land while seeing the architectural masterpiece.

Bao Dai palace Dalat Vietnam

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