The following super detailed three-day, two-night Dalat travel itinerary will give you valuable suggestions when discovering this beautiful, dreamy "little Paris."
Dalat weather is typical of the savanna climate, divided into two seasons: the rainy season and the dry season. You can go to Da Lat at any time of the year because Da Lat brings a different beauty each time. But the best thing is to go in autumn - at this time, the weather is dry and chilly, creating conditions for you to explore Dalat to the fullest.
You can travel to Da Lat by air, or by road.
In Da Lat, there are some primary means of transport for tourists, such as motorbikes, bicycles, cyclos, horse-drawn carriages, etc. In which, the most popular and convenient means of transport is motorbikes.
The price of motorbike rental in Da Lat ranges from 80,000 VND - 350,000 VND/day (3.48-15.21 USD), depending on the car company and model. Because the terrain is mainly hilly, you should prioritize renting a motorbike instead of a scooter to make it easier to move.
Da Lat City Flower Garden is on Tran Quoc Toan Street, Ward 8, Da Lat City. Admission is 50,000 VND/adult (2.17 USD), 25,000 VND/child (1.09 USD), under five years old is free. Opening time is 7 am to 6 pm, only Friday and Saturday will open until 10 pm. You can admire the colorful flowers of Da Lat, admire the scenery, and take many beautiful photos here.
Da Lat Station: The station appeared in the early 20th century. Today it is the oldest remaining station in Indochina. Today, the station only serves tourists with a 7km road from Da Lat Railway Station to Trai Mat. Admission tickets are 10,000 VND / person (0.43 USD).
Chicken Church (Da Lat Cathedral): One of the typical ancient architectural works left by the French in Da Lat. The church was in the typical Roman architecture of European Catholic churches, covered with a light pink paint to bring out a striking appearance among the mountains and forests of Da Lat.
Lam Vien Square: Located right next to Xuan Huong Lake with sophisticated investment in terms of landscape, the square owns a series of unique and outstanding works such as giant artichoke flower buds over 15m high, flowers The "big" wild sunflower is more than 20m high - is an ample and modern art performance space, along with facilities such as amusement parks, stands, supermarkets, parking lots, ... Also here you can Rent a bicycle to walk around Xuan Huong Lake for 20,000 VND/hour (0.87 USD). Coming here, you will have a memorable experience with unique photos for a lifetime.
Day 2: Bao Dai Palace - Truc Lam Zen Monastery - Datanla Waterfall - Valley of Love Resort - Da Lat Night Market
Bao Dai Palace (Palace III): The large mansion is on the top of a high hill, covered by pine forests, with a lavish and splendid European architectural style. This place still keeps many antiques of the Hue court with flower gardens in front and behind the villa. The ticket price is 30,000 VND/ person (1.30 USD), free for children under 1.2m.
Truc Lam Zen Monastery is one of the three largest monasteries in Vietnam. The monastery is in the green pine forest, so the air is fresh, bringing a sense of tranquility and relaxation. From the top of the sanctuary, you can enjoy the panoramic view of the deep blue Tuyen Lam lake and charming water. To go to Truc Lam Monastery, you can walk or take the cable car from Robins Hill at 100,000 VND/adult (4.35 USD); 70,000 VND/child (3.04 USD).
Datanla Waterfall: From the fork of the Golden Buddha on Prenn Pass, go further 100m to Datanla Waterfall. The entrance fee is 30,000 VND/adult (1.30 USD); 15,000 VND/child (0.65 USD). It would help if you experienced the typical slide-car of the Datanla waterfall tourist area with a round trip cost of 170,000 VND/adult (7.39 USD); 100,000 VND/child (4.35 USD).
Valley of Love: Located at 05 - 07 Mai Anh Dao Street, Ward 8, City. Da Lat. Valley of Love is surrounded by green pine forests all year round, and Da Thien Lake is as clear as crystal. Here you can comfortably enjoy sightseeing or participate in engaging entertainment activities, sightseeing, dining. The package price is 250,000 VND/person (10.87 USD), including entrance ticket, lunch buffet, ride a duck, or take a boat trip on Da Thien Lake and use the tram to visit the campus.
In the evening, I visit Da Lat night market to eat and shop Da Lat specialties. Da Lat night market is a culinary paradise with countless attractive and fragrant dishes such as boiled corn, grilled corn, grilled sweet potato, grilled squid, grilled skewers such as chicken wings, chicken thighs, fish skewers at affordable prices. Here you can also visit coffee shops to feel the city of Da Lat at night or shop for specialties and souvenirs on tables around the market.
On the last day of the flight back in the afternoon, I visited LangBiang plateau in the morning. Entrance ticket is 30,000 VND/adult (1.30 USD), 15,000 VND/child (0.65 USD). From the foot of LangBiang mountain, you can choose two ways to get to the top of the mountain: climbing or taking a jeep. Jeep price is 80,000 VND / person (3.48 USD), 15 minutes to reach the top. As for walking, go along the asphalt road 7km long, about one and a half hours. From the top of the mountain, you can enjoy a sightseeing cafe, rent binoculars to admire Da Lat from above fully, ride horses, take pictures, visit flower gardens, shop for souvenirs.