Dalat Place To Visit – Where Is Located & The Best Time To Visit

Dalat (Da lat) is located in Lam Dong Province (in the South of VietNam) and is known as the city center. At an altitude of 1500m above sea level on the Langbiang plateau, Dalat has a cool climate year-round, fresh air which makes Dalat become an ideal destination for locals and tourists.  

If you want to get to Dalat, consult some informations below:


From other cities to  Dalat Distance
From Hanoi to Dalat 1.412 km (from 1A Highway)
From Ho Chi Minh to Dalat 308 km (from 20 Highway)
From Danang to Dalat 653,4 km (from 1A Highway)
From Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa) to Dalat 133,5 km (from 27C Highway)
From Mui Ne (Binh Thuan) to Dalat 156,5 km (from 28B Highway)
From Vung Tau (Ba Ria) to Dalat 262,4 km (from 20 Highway)
From Can Tho to Dalat 462,8 km (from 20 Highway)

Dalat best time to visit

If you want to visit Dalat, the best time is from early November to March – late autumn, early winter and spring begins. Late October and early November is the season of wild sunflowers blooming. Spring has cherry blossoms and many other flowers blooming, this is also the most beautiful season of the year. 

Dalat’s weather is mild and cool, suitable for vacations and soul healing. The average temperature in Da Lat is always below 20 degrees Celsius, even in the hottest months.

Dalat best time to visit
Dalat best time to visit

Dalat place to visit

After the questions ‘Where is Da Lat located in Vietnam’, ‘Dalat best time to visit’, you probably want to know about some attractions in Da Lat City. Below are 20 famous places in the foggy city, remember to save them for future visits.

1. Elephant Waterfall 

Top 1 in the Dalat’s place to visit is Elephant Waterfall, which is also known by another name Lieng Rowoa waterfall, Elephant waterfall is one of the three largest waterfalls in Lam Dong province. It’s about 25 km southwest from Da Lat city. 

The waterfall has a height of up to 30m meters and a width of more than 15 meters, with its wild and majestic beauty, this waterfall is always a famous attraction in Dalat for many tourists when looking to the suburban areas around the city of Da Lat.

Address: Gia Lam commune, Nam Ban, Lam Ha District, Lam Dong.

Open time: 08:00 – 17:00

Ticket Price: 20.000 VND

Elephant Waterfall 
Elephant Waterfall 

2. Linh An Pagoda 

If you visit Elephant Waterfall, don’t forget to stop by Linh An Pagoda because these two places are very close to each other, only 650m away. To find the pagoda, visitors need to follow the road from Cam Ly Waterfall – Ta Nung Pass – Nam Ban town.

The pagoda was built with its back leaning against the mountain, facing the water, surrounded by vast pine forests and in front of the majestic Elephant waterfall. This place has ancient architecture, bringing a peaceful and pure space to visitors. At 5 a.m each day, the pagoda opens so you should go at this time to have the best experience. 

Linh An Pagoda 
Linh An Pagoda 

Address: Gia Lam commune, Nam Ban, Lam Ha District, Lam Dong.

Open time: 5:00 – night

Ticket Price: 20.000 VND

3. Tam Trinh Coffee – Dalat Place To Visit 

What makes many people admire the most when coming to Tam Trinh Coffee Experiences is the gorgeous view overlooking the extremely majestic Elephant Falls and the tallest Guan Yin Buddha statue (of Linh An Pagoda) in Vietnam. Coffee farms and vast green grass hills bring a feeling of freshness and peace.

The local coffee experience tour at Tam Trinh Coffee Experiences is very famous in Da Lat. You will learn about methods of growing and caring for coffee trees, as well as experience harvesting coffee yourself, roasting, grinding and preparing the most suitable cup of coffee. The farmstays and homestays of Tam Trinh Coffee Experiences are very beautiful and of good quality, in the fresh air and quiet atmosphere.

Tam Trinh Coffee - Dalat Place To Visit 
Tam Trinh Coffee – Dalat Place To Visit 

Address: Gia Lam commune, Nam Ban, Lam Ha District, Lam Dong.

Open time: 7:00-18:00

Ticket Price: 80.000 – 110.000 VND

4. Lang Biang Mountain

Langbiang mountain is the highest mountain of Dalat. It’s about 12km north far away from the city center, in Lac Duong district. Langbiang Mountain is considered a special tourist area with a type of picnic, nature exploration, and learning about the culture of the people here. Lang Biang is an attraction in Dalat for adventurous tourists with mountain climbing and peak conquering activities.

Here, visitors can enjoy sharing and connecting activities, light a campfire, drink wine with ethnic people, and listen to them tell stories and culture of the nation. In particular, there is a Jeep service here that takes guests to the top, which is quite interesting. If not, visitors can conquer the mountain peak by walking along the asphalt road through the pine forests and ethnic houses here.


Address: Gia Lam commune, Nam Ban, Lam Ha District, Lam Dong.

Open time: 7:00-17:00

Ticket Price: 30.000 VND

5. The Crazy House 

The Crazy House (also named Hang Nga Villa) is located on a campus of nearly 2,000 square meters, famous for its bizarre architectural style. According to a vote by China’s People’s Daily, Hang Nga Villa in Da Lat is also ranked in the group of 10 most strange buildings.

The Crazy House includes many buildings and guest houses, cafes and art galleries with a distinctive style. Designed to make everything feel as if it had been melted at high temperatures and then frozen in a grotesque shape. Guarantee that this is one of the best places to visit in Dalat.

Address: 3 Huynh Thuc Khang Street, Da Lat City

Open time: 8:30-18:00

Ticket Price: based on the height

  • Under 1m2: free
  • 1m2 – under 1m4: 20.000 VND
  • Higher 1m4: 60.000 VND 

6. Datanla Waterfall

Datanla Waterfall is about 5km south of DaLat city center, there is a large amount of water pouring from a 20m rapid through many stone shelves, creating a very smooth and clear water flow. For this reason, this Dalat attraction is also called Fairy Stream, and the deep waterfall below the waterfall is called Death Abyss.

Datanla Waterfall
Datanla Waterfall

The Datanla Waterfall Tourist Area combines many adventure, entertainment, and relaxation activities with many different services. You can visit Datanla at any time of the year, but it is only beautiful and safest in the dry season, from November to April of the following year. At this time, the sunny weather will be favorable for outdoor activities and traveling will also be easier.

Address: Highway 20, in the Prenn Pass area, Ward 3, Da Lat City, Lam Dong.

Open time: 7:30-17:30

Ticket Price: 50.000 VND for adult & 25.000 VND for children

7. Vuon Anh Sang Lumiere (Lumiere Light Garden)

Vuon Anh Sang Lumiere is located quite close to Da Lat city center, about 6km, with the highest technology in Vietnam at the present time. This place has a large space with 7 different entertainment areas, giving visitors sparkling, magical and extremely mysterious visual experiences. 

The Lumiere Light Garden is designed to be extremely impressive and looks like a light technology paradise. With countless unique and special 3D performances, visitors will certainly be extremely surprised and excited by the movement of natural light strips and high-tech lighting linked to planetarium models. and the stars.

Address: 222B on Mai Anh Dao street, Ward 8, Da Lat City, Lam Dong.

Open time: 8:00–21:00

Ticket Price:

  • Adult: 150.000 VND
  • Children(1m-1m39 height): 100.000 VND 
  • Children (under 1m height): Free 

8. Cau Dat Tea Hill

About 23 km from Da Lat city center, Cau Dat Farm is more than 100 years old and owns an area of up to 230 hectares, at an altitude of 1650m. Coming here, visitors will admire the characteristic green color of the tea tree, the successive tea plots forming a fresh green layer for the entire hill space. 

Not only that, you can also see lovely French-designed houses, enjoy fresh, green space and admire the poetic scenery from above. With the harmony between the blue sky, gentle sunlight and cool air of Da Lat, this will definitely be an unforgettable experience for you.

Cau Dat Tea Hill
Cau Dat Tea Hill

Address: Truong Tho village, Tram Hanh commune, Da Lat city, Lam Dong.

Open time: 7:30–17:00

Ticket Price: Free

9. Clay Tunnel

About 14 km South far away from the city center. This unique architectural work is quite close to attractive attractions such as Tuyen Lam Lake and Truc Lam Zen Monastery. The tunnel is more than 2km long and boasts the world’s largest underground sculpture, including a number of works that have achieved national records. This place is known as one of the wonderful attractions in Dalat. 

The space and context of the tunnel are designed according to two main subjects: History of the formation of Da Lat City and Educational humanistic cultural story. Many famous architectures of Da Lat have been simulated in smaller sizes such as Linh Son Pagoda, Chicken Church, Da Lat Railway Station, Da Lat Market… and there is a beautiful check-in location inside the campus – Infinity Lake.

Clay Tunnel
Clay Tunnel

Address: Da Lat Star Tourist Area, Ward 4, Da Lat City, Lam Dong.

Open time: 7:00 – 17:00

Ticket Price: 

  • Adults: 90.000 VND
  • Children (1m-1m2 height): 30.000 VND 
  • Children (under 1m height): Free 

10. Rung Thong Mo Farm and Bistro

Coming to Rung Thong Mo, you will have moments of true harmony with nature. Surrounded by vast green pine forests. This place has a super spacious campus for you to freely experience, from the garden growing trees, growing vegetables, to the chicken farm,… it’s all there. Therefore, this destination will be an ideal place to visit for tourists of all ages.

Visitors will be impressed with the location of Pine Mo Farm & Bistro thanks to its prime location in the middle of a lush pine forest. When visiting this place, visitors will feel the novelty, fresh air and incredible peace. Regardless of whether you like taking photos or not, this place is quite ideal for your whole family to have a very “chill” souvenir photo album.

Address: Hoa Hong Street, Ward 4, Da Lat City, Lam Dong.

Open time: 8:00 – 17:00

Ticket Price: 11.000 – 295.000 VND

11. Dalat Market – Cultural Attractions in Dalat

Da Lat Market is a commercial center of Da Lat city located on the main road, considered “the heart of Da Lat city”. Nestled in a place like a valley, the market in Da Lat has its own unique charm. This is a place that everyone visiting Dalat should try at least once. 

This place sells all kinds of goods, specialties, food, clothes,… especially Da Lat fresh vegetables, Da Lat flowers (roses, auspicious flowers, chrysanthemums,…). And some specialties such as strawberries, persimmons, etc. Visitors to the market often look to buy specialties to take home as gifts for relatives and friends. In addition, the attraction of Da Lat market is the diverse restaurants, with many dishes imbued with the flavors of the city of flowers.


Address: 2 Gate 

  • Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ward 1, Da Lat City, Lam Dong
  • 10 Phan Boi Chau, Ward 1, Da Lat City, Lam Dong

Open time: 6:30 – 19:00

Ticket Price: Free for entrance

12. Tuyen Lam Lake

Tuyen Lam Lake follows the downward direction of Prenn Pass, located 2km from Dalat Datanla waterfall tourist area, about 7km from the center. Known as one of the city’s largest lakes and voted in the top 10 most attractive scenic spots in Da Lat.

The water surface is as clear as jade, the immense green of mountain nature, of the clear clouds and sky. All of these elements come together to create a charming natural landscape. A good choice for anyone who wants to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, and get a breath of fresh air. In addition, there are many fun activities to experience here for you to try.

Tuyen Lam Lake
Tuyen Lam Lake

Address: Tuyen Lam Lake National Tourist Area, Ward 4, Da Lat City, Lam Dong

Open time: All day

Ticket Price: Free

13. Hoa Son Dien Trang

Hoa Son Dien Trang eco-tourism area is located only 8km from Da Lat city center. This place is also known as Ta Nung Pass, located on Provincial Road 725 connecting Da Lat and Nam Ban town.

Possessing a peaceful and romantic natural setting, surrounding the estate are many buildings and structures using entirely plant materials, ensuring closeness to nature. Hoa Son Dien Trang is famous for many beautiful scenes such as Laurel swing, giant Buddha’s hand, wooden tree house, Sapa ancient rose garden,…

Address: Sub-area 159, Ward 5, direction to the pass, Lam Dong.

Open time: all day

Ticket Price: 

  • Adult: 50.000 VND
  • Children (taller 1m): 20.000 VND 
  • Children (under 1m): Free

14. Sunny Farm

Sunny Farm Da Lat is a complex of cafes, homestays and farms, bringing many interesting experiences.

This place is known for its beautiful scenery, including a white staircase running straight to the sky, so it is nicknamed “Stairway to Heaven”. Coming here, you can also enjoy many other attractions of the farm, such as: flower garden, vegetable garden and animal farm. Sunny Farm is a popular spot for photography and relaxation, and a great place to experience the natural beauty of Da Lat.

Sunny Farm
Sunny Farm

Address: 7th Downhill, Ward 11, Da Lat City, Lam Dong.

Open time: 8:00 – 22:00

Ticket Price: 25.000 – 200.000 VND

15. Dalat Strawberry Garden

Previously, Da Lat strawberry garden only bore fruit and was harvested from November to the end of April, early May of the following year. However, in the context of improved planting technology, strawberry planting and harvesting takes place all year round in Da Lat. Usually during the main crop season, the strawberry yield will be larger than at other times of the year.

When visiting Da Lat strawberry garden, you will visit the strawberry garden full of fruit, fresh strawberries growing in clusters in greenhouses. In particular, you will experience eating strawberries right at the garden (charged or just entrance fee), enjoying the freshness and deliciousness of strawberries just picked from the tree. Best of all, when visiting the garden you will also receive preferential prices when buying strawberries – a Dalat specialty as a gift to give to relatives and friends.

Dalat Strawberry Garden
Dalat Strawberry Garden

Address: Many farms in Dalat grow Strawberry, you can consult some places below, 

  • 09 An Ton, Ward 5, Da Lat City, Lam Dong
  • 162 Thanh Mau, Ward 7, Da Lat City, Lam Dong
  • 144B Vong Lam Vien, Ward 8, Da Lat City, Lam Dong
  • 88 Thanh Mau, Ward 7, Da Lat City, Lam Dong

Open time: 8:00 – 17:00

Ticket Price: depends on the farm

16. ZooDoo Zoo – Dalat Place To Visit

About 30km from Da Lat city center, Zoodoo Da Lat is one of exciting attractions in the city of followers.  ZooDoo has many rare animal species in Southeast Asia and even animals from distant Australia such as guinea pigs, meerkats, and wallabies. , ponies, tortoises, camels, etc. Most of the animals here have undergone training so they are very friendly and approachable. Zoodoo Dalat includes an extremely lovely zoo, a camping area in the middle of the forest in harmony with nature, a cafe with a view of green pine hills and other entertainment services.

Address: Sub-area 94A, Da Nhim commune, Lac Duong district, Lam Dong.

Open time: 8:00 – 17:00

Ticket Price:

  • Adult: 100.000 VND
  • Children (under 1m2): 50.000 VND 
  • Children (under 90cm): Free

17. Dalat Pedagogy College

Da Lat Pedagogical College is located more than 2 km from Da Lat city center. With ancient space and airy atmosphere. The school is recognized as a national architectural monument, and is currently one of the most popular tourist attractions.

Da Lat Pedagogical College is the school with the oldest architecture in Da Lat today. It was voted by the World Association of Architects as one of the 1,000 outstanding architectures of the 20th century. The school’s architecture stands out with its arc-shaped, red brick walls and ceiling with a very beautiful classic style. In particular, the school is photographed very beautifully, making it ideal for taking unique photos here.

Address: 29 Yersin, Ward 10, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province

Open time: 

  • Monday – Saturday: 11:30 – 13:00 & 16:00 – 17:00
  • Sunday: 08:00 – 17:00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Ticket Price: Free (remember to bring identification with yourself) 

18. Chicken Church

This place to visit in Da Lat is located in the city center, only about 1km from the market. The design of Con Ga Church in Da Lat is in the shape of a cross (like a cross) with a length of 65m, a width of 14m, and a bell tower 47m high. With that height, from the church’s bell tower, you can see every part of the city, and the main door of the church faces Langbiang mountain.

This is one of the religious architectural works with a unique architectural style and is the most typical and ancient architectural work of Da Lat. Built during the French period but still retains its original status quo. It’s an attraction that many tourists who come to Dalat want to visit. 

Chicken Church
Chicken Church

Address: 15 Tran Phu Street, Ward 3, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province

Open time: All day 

Ticket Price: Free

19. Domaine de Marie Church

Domaine De Marie Church is one of the three most famous churches in the land of thousands of flowers. Designed in a typical ancient French architectural style, construction began in 1940. Located right in the center of Da Lat city, the church area is also known as Notre Dame territory, so it attracts both tourists and parishioners to visit.

Mass times at Domaine De Marie church on weekdays are 5:00 p.m, on weekends there will be services at 5:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., and on special days there will be different service times. Tourists should note that they should limit visiting during church services to avoid causing disorder. Furthermore, we cannot freely visit this Dalat’s attraction at this time.

Address: 1 Ngo Quyen Street, Ward 6, Da Lat City, Lam Dong. 

Open time: All day

Ticket price: Free

20. Secret Garden

Located right inside the poetic Tuyen Lam Lake area with fresh blue water and vast old pine forests. From here you can see the field of purple Lavender flowers spreading their fragrance throughout this area.

The Secret Garden is redecorated by human hands, with a magical look and poetic natural scenery, creating an attractive secret garden for visitors, especially young people who like to explore. This place is considered an amazing place in Dalat to visit, especially with people who want to have some special photos. 

Secret Garden
Secret Garden

Address: Mimosa, Ward 3, Da Lat City, Lam Dong

Open time: 07:00 – 18:00

Ticket Price: 60.000 – 100.000 VND

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