In Vietnam, between the Center Highlands region, travelers can see a wonderful place called Dalat. It’s well-known as the City of Eternal Spring. Visitors when traveling around Dalat may discover many beautiful destinations. A Dalat trip is good idea if you love the beauty of nature and cuisine.
Where is Dalat?
As one of the most famous tourism places of Vietnam, Dalat City is located in the south of the Central Highlands Region. The city is in Lam Dong Province with height of 5000 feet above sea level. It’s really an amazing city with flowers, trees, valleys, mountains, hills and rivers. Below are tips and inspiration to have a perfect trip.
Vehicles to move around Dalat
Due to steep landscapes, the best choice to discover Dalat is motorbike and Dalat dirt bike tour promises a memorable experience in your journey. Dirt bike allows you to visit conveniently many attractive waterfalls, lakes, hills and valleys of flowers and grass hills in the highlands region. You are refreshing to admire the unique and poetic of not only ancient architecture structures but also modern ones. Most of them are located hidden behind the trees and flowers forests.
Attractions in Dalat center
It is a exciting experience to enjoy Dalat self ride tour. You will never forget any places. Surrounded by thousands of pine trees and valley of flowers, visitors are impressed by colorful sights. You can be lucky to enjoy weather of four seasons in one day which completely contrasts to Vietnam’s other tropical climate. Coming to Dalat, you should visit some destinations below.
Ho Xuan Huong Lake is a symbol of Dalat, located in center of city with 38 hectares charming beauty which you never see at anywhere. Xuan Huong Lake and Than Tho Lake are not only tourism places but also providing mainly water to Dalat.
Dalat is also known as the city of lakes and waterfalls. Datanla waterfall is the most beautiful one with wild and attractive landscape. Thanks to the mighty waterfall, visitors can have opportunity to conquer the cliff climbing game.
Travelers should spend time to visiting famous places in Dalat such as: Dalat Flowers Park, Lam Dong Museum, The surreal Crazy House, Bao Dai Palace, Love Valley Dalat, Truc Lam Monastery, Langbiang Mountain, Lat Village, Bidoup Nui Ba National Park. At each place, you will have interesting experiences.
Special local cuisine
With the good climate and weather, Dalat has many kinds of fruits such as: persimmon, plum, peach, avocado, strawberry, etc. It’s diversity in both vegetables and animal that makes Dalat be well known cuisine. There are many unique traditional dishes only found in Dalat. And there are outstanding dishes of foods and drinks that visitors can’t miss are bush meat and tube wine.
One of the best time in Dalat is at night. You go under stress and join the awesome atmosphere. In this time, it’s perfect if you enjoy night foods in restaurants, market or outdoor camping. There is a joke that if you don’t enjoy wild meat and drink tube wine, you don’t come to Dalat. That’s true. With everything is fresh from wild, you can try to eat bush meats to feel the natural tastes. There are grilled forest chicken and wild boar. These wild meats are marinated onions, peppers, salty soup and cooked oil that makes the taste become better. The grilled meats roll in lettuce and eat with special sauce. They are delicious and attractive.
Besides, we can eat more natural foods with local cuisines such as: forest vegetables, mixed salads, Com Lam, beef hotpot and so on. The price of one dish is around 40.000-500.000VND. Here are some famous restaurants to enjoy the wild meats. You’d better ready for your food tour here.
- Pine Forest restaurant
- Tuong Vy restaurant
- Cloudy restaurant
- 68 restaurant
- Green Forest restaurant
And you must try to drink some kinds of special wines which are typical drinks of Dalat. The best suggestion is tube wine called Ruou Can. It is made from cereal of the ethnic minority such as corn, cassava, etc. The wine is sweet to easily drink. If travelers come to Dalat in time when festivals occur, you can drink Ruou Can and dance with local people around the campfire that is great. The price of the bottle is about 100.000 VND.
A Dalat journey at anytime of year makes travelers enjoy the beautiful sights and the delicious foods, which is always a must-visit destination to come and turn back. Let’s go, hurry up!
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