DALAT TRAVEL BLOG

Dalat Travel Blog updates frequently about feelings, latest events, travel activities and cultural informations in Dalat city, Lam Dong, Vietnam.

The programs of Summer Rain Festival in Dalat City 2014

The programs of Summer Rain Festival in Dalat City 2014

Da Lat city will hold a summer festival called The Summer Rain Festival (Rain in mountain city) from 07th Aug 2014 to 10th Aug 2014, and hopes to turn its rainy season into a tourist attraction. The program details: I. Coffee Space "Waiting rain" - Duration: 4 days, from 07th Aug 2014 to 10th [read more...]

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Dalat Laba banana brand name, Fruit offered to the King

Dalat Laba banana brand name, Fruit offered to the King

Tourists visiting Da Lat tend to buy bunches of Laba bananas, a typical species of bananas During the 1920s of the last century, when people moved to deserted areas in the Western Highlands region, they brought different banana varieties to grow in the La Ba areas (now Phu Son commune, Lam Ha [read more...]

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The development planning of Dalat is an international level city

The development planning of Dalat is an international level city

On behalf of the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has signed Decision No.704/2D-TTG RE: "Approval of adjusted general planning of Dalat city and its vicinity until 2030 and vision to 2050". Accordingly, the development goal set out is "Building and developing Dalat city and its [read more...]

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Ho Chi Minh – Dalat: Phuong Trang bus or Thanh Buoi bus

Ho Chi Minh – Dalat: Phuong Trang bus or Thanh Buoi bus

The bus transport from Ho Chi Minh city to Dalat and vice versa is popular for budget tourists instead of expensive airlines or the tourists prefer to experience of sightseeing on the way with a lot of landscape such as coffee & tea terrace, native cultural symbols along the street. I write [read more...]


Elevating tourism level in Lac Duong district adjacent to Da Lat city

Elevating tourism level in Lac Duong district adjacent to Da Lat city

Located adjacent to Dalat city, Lạc Dương is recognized as having many advantages in tourism development. In a recent document, Lạc Dương district People’s Committee has stated: "Lạc Dương District has identified its potential advantages and strong points in tourism and based on this [read more...]

Conservation of Highlands cultural heritage associated with tourism

Conservation of Highlands cultural heritage associated with tourism

The scientific conference entiled "Culture and tourism development in the central highlands", which was recently held in Dalat by the Institute of Cultural Studies (Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences) in collaboration with the Department of Culture, Sport & Tourism of Lam Dong province, is a [read more...]

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“Miracle Vegetable Village” of Japan in Dalat city

“Miracle Vegetable Village” of Japan in Dalat city

Two Japanese farmers have brought the vegetable planting model from Japan’s richest village to Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province Kawakami Mura village in Minamisaku District, Nagano Prefecture, to the west of Tokyo is called by the Japanese people a "Miracle Village”. This used to be barren land, [read more...]

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MPK photographer with the brand name of Dalat city

MPK photographer with the brand name of Dalat city

With his sincere love for Mother Earth of Dalat, emotionally passionate love of nature from his heart, MPK has honestly mingled himself with nature and created thousands of priceless photos for Da Lat. Life-humans - his career have tied up to this beautiful city, thus, thousands of photography [read more...]

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Dalat Flower Tea – the art from the flower of Dalat

Dalat Flower Tea – the art from the flower of Dalat

Since ancient times, people had already had access to natural herbs, and flowers to enhance their health, and maintain their youth. Modern science has made great strides in the exploitation of these natural strengths. Both tea and flower are blessed to Da Lat by nature Tea is one of the best [read more...]

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The heart journey to the poor at Lieng S’Rong commune – Lam Dong

The heart journey to the poor at Lieng S’Rong commune – Lam Dong

On 11-13 of February 2014, Dalat Trip Co., in accompany with Fafilm of Lam Dong Province organized a charity trip to Sector 179, Lieng S’rong commune, Dam Rong District, Lam Dong Province in order to present films and to give 81 gifts to poor H’mong people families; Including the most five [read more...]


Lam Dong Tourism in the Central Highlands Development Master Plan

Lam Dong Tourism in the Central Highlands Development Master Plan

"The Central Highlands tourism development Masterplan to 2020, with a vision to 2030" has been approved by the Prime Minister. Goals are set: By 2030, Central Highlands Tourism becomes an important economic industry, creating motivations to boost other economic sectors to develop, positively [read more...]


Dalat Tourist Information Office – Dalat Trip No.27

Dalat Tourist Information Office – Dalat Trip No.27

Dalat tourist office supports for free travel information In early 2013, based on tourist’s needs looking for travel informations as they visit Da Lat city increasing more and more, Dalat Trip company’s board of directors decided to establish branch office named “Dalat Tourist Information [read more...]


Rice blooming ceremony by K’Ho Sre people in Di Linh – Lam Dong

Rice blooming ceremony by K’Ho Sre people in Di Linh – Lam Dong

K'Ho ethnic community is one of the three native peoples who inhabit in most of the cities and districts of Lam Dong province (including Dalat city). They can be classified into subgroups, such as K’Ho Sre, K'Ho Chil, K'Ho Lach and K’ho Nop, among which K'Ho Sre is the biggest group. K'Ho Sre [read more...]


Dalat better Spring

Dalat better Spring

This spring, Da Lat gets more beautiful as if it put on a new coat With over 120 years of age, the city of pine trees gets greener with rolling pine hills hidden behind the early morning mist,with old pine trees hardened over times, with strong pine lines on the roadsides and with young pine trees [read more...]


Program of National Tourism Year 2014 Central Highland – Dalat, Lam Dong province

Program of National Tourism Year 2014 Central Highland – Dalat, Lam Dong province

PROGRAMS HOSTED BY LAM DONG PROVINCE I. Theme “CENTRAL HIGHLAND RENDEZ-VOUS” 1. Opening Ceremony of the National Tourism Year 2014 - Central Highland - Da Lat (within the framework of 2013 Tourism - Cuture Week) 2. Golf Tournament award to celebrate 120 years of Da Lat Founding & [read more...]

Urban Dalat “open” vision needed

Urban Dalat “open” vision needed

Mr. Nguyen Huu Tam, Director of the Provincial Construction Department, said: The idea of planning and designing Dalat center must meet the criteria of modern urban architecture, convenience in transportation, associated with the characteristics of the environmental urban landscape of this [read more...]

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Ha Dong hamlet, the first flower village in Dalat

Ha Dong hamlet, the first flower village in Dalat

When coming to the highland city of flowers, sun and mind, one of the tourists' hobbies is to sit on a horse carriage listening to the tinkling music and the regular clip-clopping of horses to the suburban area with famous flower villages in order to get acquaintance nith crgismen diligently plying [read more...]

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Thai Phien Flower Village is bustling in the upcoming festival

Thai Phien Flower Village is bustling in the upcoming festival

I recently returned to Thai Phien Flower Village (Ward 12, Dalat city). Although the New year and the major cultural events are a month away, this place seems to be filled with “thrilling” atmosphere: Let's observe the traditional flower village on the plateau at the threshold of the Festive [read more...]

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Dalat flower villages doing tourism

Dalat flower villages doing tourism

Along with the preparation of the material factilities, in their capacity as tourism workers, the farmers from the flower villages in Dalat city at the end of December prepare necessary work to welcome tourists to visit the flower villages. The problem is posed: The residents in the flower [read more...]

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Festival within festival of Dalat this year 2013

Festival within festival of Dalat this year 2013

At present, the general trend in the whole nation is that local public celebrations are called festivals to highlight the significance and importance as well as the scale and nature of these festivals and in fact, people have so far organised eached festival separately… But this year in Dalat, [read more...]