DALAT TRAVEL BLOG

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

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.01

Dalat Tourist Information Office – Dalat Trip No.01

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...]

Dalat with old roads, hamlets, street corners…

Dalat with old roads, hamlets, street corners…

Dalat meeting place for residents from different region and areas: in 1906, after being selected to build the resort center. Dalat has really become a new and the meeting place of the regional population. Kinh residents at Dalat by that time were mostly poor workers from the North Central region [read more...]

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Preservation & state-of-the-art development of Dalat city

Preservation & state-of-the-art development of Dalat city

Recently, in less than a month, Lamdong People’s Committee has co-organised three consecutive scientific workshops on the development of Dalat: “Preserving and promoting local aspects in the construction – development of Dalat” (in collaboration with Dalat university), “green growth – [read more...]

Dalat city, Bringing Joy…Bringing Freshness…

Dalat city, Bringing Joy…Bringing Freshness…

Of the three hypotheses about the name of Dalat, a lot people favor doctor Alexandre yersin’s choice, taking the 5 acronyms “Dat Allis Laetium Alliis Temperriem” in a Latin maxim (as practised by many European cities) and merging them into Dalat, meaning this is really a place of bringing [read more...]

A picture made of 10,000 beans at Dalat’s ancient villas exhibition

A picture made of 10,000 beans at Dalat’s ancient villas exhibition

100 pictures of ancient villas - one of the unique heritage of Dalat has been introduced to the public at the exhibition with name is "Dalat's ancient villas, 35 years - a aspiration" of Artist - Mr. Quoc Hiep, opened on 02nd Nov 2013, at exhibition hall of Hoa Binh Square, Dalat city. The [read more...]

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K’ Ho minority women in their relationships with community & families

K’ Ho minority women in their relationships with community & families

Currently, the K’ho in Lam Dong is one of the tribes that have still strongly reserved matriarchy. This is the most interesting feature to attract tourists to discover the traditional cultural identity of this original people. Visitors coming to K’ho village will find existence of [read more...]


The lady who weaves butterflies in paintings

The lady who weaves butterflies in paintings

She is Vu Thi Nguyet Anh, owner of the Anh Kim butterfly painting unit at 16/2 Tan Vuong, Loc Chau commune, Bao Loc city, Lam Dong province (the second city of Lam Dong besides Dalat city). The girl in her unfortunate fate, but with firm energy to rise, has found joy in life next to the colorful [read more...]


Creating Technological Capability and Tourism Potential

Creating Technological Capability and Tourism Potential

According to the plan approved by Lam Dong People's Committee, the Da Lat Biotechnology and high tech applied agriculture Zone is built at Da Sar commune, district Lac Duong (about 20km from the heart of Da Lat), total and area 221 ha and over estimated total investment capital VND more than [read more...]


Visiting the hanging strawberry garden in Dalat Vietnam

Visiting the hanging strawberry garden in Dalat Vietnam

The hanging strawberry garden with hydroponic method has appeared several years ago in Dalat city. Previously, Dalat’s farmers planted strawberry within row in the ground. [caption id="attachment_4228" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Dalat strawberries will be harvested in the daily [read more...]

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Da Lat is a paradise city, is not it?

Da Lat is a paradise city, is not it?

Like many tourists who have visited Dalat, music composer Quynh Hop - a "daughter" of Hanoi who was passionately fascinated by the ancient town under the drizzling rain or deeply absorbed in the beauty of Ho Tay lake in the morning dew - once said: "The morning of Dalat is as beautiful as paradise" [read more...]

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Artistic Photo Exhibition & Summer Festival of Dalat Vietnam 2013

Artistic Photo Exhibition & Summer Festival of Dalat Vietnam 2013

On 27th July 2013, Lam Dong Cultural Center and Youth photography club opened the photo exhibition with theme “Dalat in my heart” along Le Dai Hanh street (also called Café street of Dalat), Dalat city from 27th July 2013 to 03rd August 2013. The artistic exhibition has presented 60 nicest [read more...]

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