View of the village on the plateau of the Central Highlands on the outskirts of Dalat, Vietnam


Picturesque highlands of pine trees, lakes, tea and coffee plantations

Situated in the picturesque Central Highlands, this former French hill station boasts cool mountain air and some of the best-preserved French colonial architecture in the region. The mild climate attracts nature and adventure enthusiasts where outdoor sports such as trekking, mountain biking and canyoning are popular. Dalat is also well-known for its organic vegetable and flower farms, and tea and coffee plantations.


  • The mild climate is ideal for outdoor activities such as hiking and cycling
  • Dalat has one of the highest concentrations of French colonial buildings in Vietnam
  • Many of the country's tea and coffee plantations can be found in Dalat and surrounding areas
Within Easy Reach Of...
Ho Chi Minh City 45min flight
Phan Thiet 3hr 30min drive
Nha Trang 3hr 30min drive
Hanoi 2hr flight
Travel Tips
  • Visit Dalat’s central market in the morning to observe the bustling activities inside and outside the market
  • Take a short scenic train ride through the countryside past vegetable and flower farms
  • Enjoy a brew of locally-grown Arabica beans at one of the many trendy cafes in town
  • Try the famous ‘Dalat pizza’ made of rice paper with various toppings including quail eggs, spring onions, and dried shrimp
  • Take a day trip to Cau Dat, a 100-year-old tea plantation from the French colonial era

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