Da Lat Overview

Da Lat has known under many romantic names as the City of Loves, the Foggy City, the Pine Forest City, the Flowers City, Le petit Paris… That is a city in Lam Vien Highland, Lam Dong Province, 310km from Ho Chi Minh City to the Northwest. Situated at 1500m above the sea level, surrounding by mountains and forests, DaLat is in good temperate all year around. It used to be the residential area of Lat, Chil and K’Hor people.
In 1983, Alexandre Yersin , a French Doctor, did a survey trip from Saigon ( Ho Chi Minh City nowadays) past over the
land of Ethnic people in the highland to the central coast. On June 21, 1983, Alexandre Yersin has reached Lam Vien Highland. In 1987, French Governor, Mr. Paul Doumer wanted to find a place to built a resort for French officers and people who were living in Viet Nam and he decided to choose Lam Vien highland, that submission was from Doctor Alexandre Yersin.
In the beginning of 20th century, Da Lat was a deserted area. French people were built up many constructions as Villas, Offices, Hotels, School and even a tourist center. Da Lat became the best romantic City in Viet Nam thanks to its wonderful scenes with natural lakes, mountains, valleys, pines forests and hundreds kinds of flowers. That was not just a Little Paris but Paradise.
 
  Xuan Huong Lake
Just as Hanoi has Sword Lake (Hoan Kiem Lake) as its heart, Dalat embraces Xuan Huong Lake as its center...
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  Bao Dai's Summer Palace
Dalat has become a very popular tourist attraction in Vietnam. The city which is referred to as the city of love gets a lot of travelers ...
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  Dalanta Waterfall
Located beside National road 20, 5 km from downtown of Dalat, Datanla tourist site has an area of 312 ha set amidst the ...
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  Lang Biang Mountain
Only 12km from the central of Dalat, you will see the Lang Biang Mountains standing high and beautiful as the roof of Dalat city...
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  Cam Ly Waterfall
Currents from the top of Langbian creep over surrounding mountainous areas to form Cam Ly Stream, which crosses ...
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  Dambri Waterfall
Dambri Falls is located in the Northwest of Bao Loc town, Lam Dong province. Dambri waterfall is a famous destination for tourists ...
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  Tuyen Lam Lake
Go alongside National Road 20 to Prenn Pass, just pass Datanla Waterfall, then turn left, and go about 2 km into the rolling pine ...
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  Truc Lam Zen Monastery
On the way to Tuyen Lam Lake, tourists have to run right onto a zigzagging tar road at the mountain side to Phoenix Summit ...
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