How much do you know about Dalat? As we known, Dalat is located in the South Central Highlands of Vietnam, was originally the playground of the French who built villas in the clear mountain air to escape the heat and humidity of the coast and bustling cities. Dalat is endowed with a cool climate around the year and romantic sceneries which are attractive features of Dalat tourism.
In recent years, Dalat is a very ideal stop of tourists on a north-south tour. Unlike another parts in Vietnam, Dalat has unique things that you can not find anywhere.
No traffic lights on streets
You can find trafic lights anywhere on streets in Vietnam, but Dalat is an exception. Streets are spacious and traffic is not frenetic. Because of sloping streets, people drive so slowly.
Lavender field at the heart of the city
The origine of Lavender is believed to be from the Mediterranean, Middle East and India. Nowadays, Lavender flower is well-known in Provence (France). However, you would be surprised to see this flower just in Dalat. Its color and fragrance may make you be in a paradise.
The only lavender field in the city is 1,000 square meters and located in Van Thanh flower village.
The field is open after 4.30 p.m. from Monday to Friday and all day at the weekend. Lavender is a perennial flower, so you can visit the field at any time of the year. Be warned though, it rains a lot in July and August so the field gets very muddy.
A charming maple forest
Considered as a symbol of Canada, the maple leaf is a gift of nature that you can find out in Canada, Japan or Korea, etc. However, you don’t have to come overseas, just travel to Dalat, beside a man-made paradise Tuyen Lam Lake, you can take photos in a charming maple forest.
A giant pumpkin garden
Overshadowed by flowers and other beautiful sights, but the giant pumpkin garden has been missed out by many tourists.
Many unique homestays
Homestay is very popular in tourist cities. However, only in Dalat, you can find a lot of unique and classic homestays.
You can take a lot of photos anywhere