Discovered by Dr Alexandre Yersin in 1893
Situated in Langbiang plateaux at the altitude of 1,500 m above sea level, 300 km
from Ho Chi Minh city to the North East.
Temperate climate all the year round, temperature ranges from 18 to 25oC.
Dalat city, a part of Lam Dong province, is situated in the South-western highland,
on the Lam Vien – Di Linh plateaux, at the altitude of 1,500 m above sea level,
300 km from HCMC to the South and 240 km from Nha Trang to the North.
Dalat has long been famous for her invigorating and temperate climate, annual temperature
is about 17.9oC, together with her remarkable mist and hoarfrost... Dalat
is appropriate for tourism development. In addition, Dalat is endowed with lots
of beauty spots such as:
Lake, river: Dalat owns many rivers and streams due to her hill
& mountain terrain, creating cascades and torrents like Cam Ly, Datanla, Pongour,
Dambri (Bao Loc district)... Besides, there are landscaping lakes such as Xuan Huong,
Da Thien, Lake of Sighs, Tuyen Lam...
Forests: Dalat is the unique city throughout Vietnam having forests
within the city, mainly the three-needle pine forests. There exist lots of hundred-year-old
30 – 40 m pine trees, making Dalat a romantic and attractive place for tourists.
The pine forests have inspired the idea of a unique city planning of an urban space
for “ forests within city and city within forests “.
Socio-Cultural Aspects: The people living in Lam Dong – Dalat make
up a specific combination of all regions from the North, the Central and the South
part with the local people. This combination has created an original culture, art
and a particular characteristic for this land, where lots of cultural, historical
vestiges of the ethnic minority tribes as well as various cultures are maintained.
Dalat has two famous crafts villages, namely, the hand-embroidery and wool-knitting
that serve domestic demand and export.
As such, besides eco-tourism and resting potentials, Dalat is an attractive place
for cultural – festival tourism...
Communication-transport: Dalat can connect HCMC and Nha Trang by land and air access.
Other communication networks are relatively developed.
Tourism infrastructure: Thanks to the long-standing tourism development, and due
to continuous improvement and development of tourism facilities and services, every
year the number of tourists visiting Dalat increase more and more.
- Prenn Waterfall
- Datanla Waterfall
- Truc Lam Zen Meditation Institute
- Tuyen Lam Lake
- Xuan Huong Lake
- City Flower Garden
- Golden Valley
- Langbiang Mountain
- Lat Village