Da Lat remains a relatively unvisited destination for those who want to travel to Vietnam. Therefore, 4 days in Da Lat is a better idea to understand the culture and lifestyle of Vietnamese people. Here we provide suggested itineraries, activities to do and places to visit for your 4 days in Da Lat.

Best 10 places to visit in Da Lat, Vietnam

  • Crazy House
  • Trúc Lâm Temple
  • Tuyền Lâm Lake
  • Valley Of Love
  • Prenn Waterfall
  • Xuan Huong Lake
  • Đà Lạt Cathedral
  • Than Tho Lake
  • Linh Son Pagoda
  • Domaine de Marie

Best Time to Travel to Da Lat

Unlike other purely seasonal tourist destinations, Da Lat is pleasant all year round as each season has its beauty. You can freely choose the best time for your visit to Da Lat.

  • If you want to contemplate the blooming cherry trees around Xuan Huong Lake, you must visit Da Lat from February to April, since spring is the best time to admire the flowers.
  • If you want to see many waterfalls of Da Lat, the rainy season in August is the best time.
  • From October to December is the season of wild sunflowers.

4 days in Da Lat

Sunset in Da Lat

How to Get to Da Lat?

By Plane

In Da Lat, there is Lien Phuong Airport which is located 30km to the south of the city and on the road to Ho Chi Minh City.

  • From / To Ho Chi Minh City: 2 flights / day. Duration: 45 Minutes
  • From / To Hanoi: 1 flight / day. Duration: 1h40

There are shuttle bus routes served 1-2 times/ day by Vietnam Airlines. It will take you around 20,000 VND/ person and 50 minutes to get to Da Lat this way.

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Otherwise, you can choose to catch a taxi (about 200,000 VND).

By Bus and Minibus

Some useful information for you to get to Da Lat by bus/ minibus:

  • Da Lat Bus Station: 01 To Hien Thanh Street, 3km to the south of the city center. Access 6 am to midnight.
  • From/ To Nha Trang: 4 departures at 7:30, 10:00, 14:00, and 16:00 via Phan Rang. Journey in 6 hours (210km). Price 90 000 VND/ ticket. Operation: Phuong Trang Company, 3 buses/ day.
  • From/ To Hoi An: no direct bus.
  • From/ To Phan Thiet – Mui Ne: Public buses, 1 bus/ day. Duration: 5h. Better to take T.M. Brother’s buses.

Suggested Itineraries for 4 Days in Da Lat

Itinerary 1: Da Lat – A dream city

Itinerary in short:

  • D1: Da Lat City Tour
  • D2: Visit F cafe – Flower field in Da Lat – Garden of hydrangeas of Da Lat – Valley of love – Strawberry garden
  • D3: Discover Lang Biang Mountain
  • D4: Admire the beauty of Truc Lam Monastery – Tuyen Lam Lake

Itinerary in detail:

Day 1: Da Lat City Tour

Da Lat Cathedrals

Da Lat Cathedral or Chicken Cathedral was first built in 1942 and is now the largest cathedral of St. Nicholas Lam Dong. On the top of the steeple of this cathedral is a large bronze chicken. With its pink walls and numerous stained glass windows, it looks like a gingerbread house!

Artistic discovery at XQ Su Quan Da Lat

Located in front of the picturesque Mong Mo Hill on Mai Anh Dao Avenue, Da Lat City, XQ Su Quan is a collection of traditional wooden houses from the ancient imperial city of Hue. Coming to this site, tourists will have a chance to discover the ancient art of Vietnamese embroidery. In this place, original cultural activities are held regularly such as calligraphy, recitation of poems, traditional music, tasting local dishes, etc. XQ Su Quan has become a must-see tourist attraction that you cannot miss on your 4 days in Da Lat.

XQ Su Quan Da Lat

XQ Su Quan Da Lat

Bao Dai Palace

The palace was built from 1933 to 1938. This is where the last king of the Nguyen Dynasty lived and worked. The entire architecture of the Bao Dai Palace was designed by the French-Vietnamese architect, which is why it has such an European architecture.

Bamboo bridges and Jeep tour in the village of Cu Lan

It is a village of the K’Ho ethnic group of Lam Dong province. Small houses on stilts, clean air, and warm people make this “kingdom of flower” city attracts flocks of visitors from all over the world. The K’ho are ethnic minorities who live mainly here as well.

This destination has its beautiful romantic romance between a man and a woman and is named after this fairy tale. You can participate in very interesting activities such as kite flying, fishing, climbing, rafting,… Also, you can discover the surroundings by renting Jeeps. These cars will take you through the forest, the mountain and admire the beauty of nature.

Tran Le Xuan Palace

People often know about Bao Dai Palace or famous tourist spots on 4 days in Da Lat. However, there is still another beautiful place to visit while in the city. That is the Tran Le Xuan Palace. This site combines 3 beautiful villas: Hong Ngoc, Lam Ngoc, Bach Ngoc and the Japanese garden which is always green. The palace becomes today the center of the national archives IV. The total area of ​​the villa is over 13 000 square meters.

Address: No.2, Yet Kieu Street, Da Lat City

Day 2: Visit F cafe – Flower field in Da Lat – Garden of hydrangeas of Da Lat – Valley of love – Strawberry garden

F Cafe – Flower field in Da Lat

This cafe is located at Mimosa arc in the centre of Da Lat. It is surrounded by a green pine forest and a colorful flower field. On your 4 days in Da Lat, you can order a cup of hot coffee, choose a table next to the windows and admire the beauty of the lavender field. This activity offers you a beautiful morning during your tour to Southern Vietnam.

Garden of Hydrangeas of Da Lat

This beautiful garden is only 15 km from downtown Da Lat. This place is ideal for taking hundreds of amazing photos with pretty hydrangea flowers and diving deep into its charming beauty. This is also a great destination for couples on a honeymoon tour in Vietnam.

Valley of Love

This romantic destination is 5km away from the North of Da Lat city. It has a lot of beautiful and interesting scenes like the love maze, locks of love on a bridge, unique faucet hovering in the air, a public flower garden,…

You will have a chance to discover around the whole valley by the featured colorful train of this attraction. There are many flower baskets and gardens everywhere for you to admire and fall in love with this poetic place on your 4 days in Da Lat.

Valley of Love

Valley of Love

Strawberry garden

Many tourists who come to Da Lat want to gain new experiences by trying to clean the garden of 100% strawberries or the garden of hydroponic strawberries without pesticides.

Moreover, one of the loveliest things you can find on your 4 days in Da Lat is that the owner of the garden always gets excited meeting with visitors. He also sends them the small box containing strawberries picked with their own hands as a special souvenirs from Vietnam.

Read more: 17 Best Vietnam Souvenirs Ideas for Kids and Adults

Day 3: Discover Lang Biang Mountain

This mountain is located in the Duong Lake District, Da Lat. It is about 12 km away from the center of Da Lat. At an altitude of 2169 meters, this mountain is the roof of the Lam Vien highlands and Da Lat city.

On 4 days in Da Lat, tourists can go to the top of Langbiang Mountain in two different ways: trekking in the big pine forests or trekking on asphalt roads. All these methods are very fun and interesting to discover this beautiful mountain.

Day 4: Admire the beauty of Truc Lam Monastery – Tuyen Lam Lake

Truc Lam Monastery

This monastery was inaugurated in 1994, belonging to Truc Lam Yen Tu. It is located 5 km from Da Lat town center, on Phung Hoang Mountain, above Tuyen Lam Lake. It is not only the largest monastery of Lam Dong but also a famous tourist attraction of many domestic and foreign tourists.

Tuyen Lam Lake

It is a freshwater lake in the city of Da Lat. It is known as the most beautiful lakes in the south because of its wild beauty. Tuyen Lam Lake is located at the foot of the Phuong Hoang Mountains and is located southeast of Truc Lam Monastery. This place is considered a complex of many beautiful landscapes and tourist areas.

Itinerary 2: Nha Trang and Da Lat Discovery in 4 Days

Itinerary in short:

  • D1: Island Tour in Nha Trang
  • D2: Watercraft in Nam Beach, Binh Ba Island – Da Lat City Tour
  • D3: Pongour Waterfall – Truc Lam Monastery
  • D4: Discover the architecture and history of Da Lat

Itinerary in detail:

Admire the beauty of coral by diving in Hon Mun

The black and shiny stones attract you immediately on your 4 days in Nha Trang and Da Lat. These black stones overlap on the cliff, forming caves for Yen birds.

Scuba-diving at Hon Mun, Nha Trang

Scuba-diving at Hon Mun, Nha Trang

Besides, this place is mixed between two warm and cold ocean currents. It is also a favorite place for live animals, especially marine fish. Today, Hon Mun has more than 1,500 species of corals.

Go kayaking, mini-golf, and take cultural activities in Hon Tam

This park is known for its submerged water sports, cultural activities and a mini-golf course. Tourists can go kayaking or admire the beauty of coral.

There is a mini-golf for you if you want to play this game. Do not worry if you have never tried golf before. After this golf package in Vietnam, you will surely find your extreme interest in this activity.

Also, you can participate in activities such as discovering the art of zither, making pottery, making traditional rice wine and admiring local artisans with excellent skills in weaving brocade.

Experience watercraft in Nam Beach, Binh Ba Island

This beach is known by the wooden houses by the sea. You can listen to the melody of waves, enjoy the fresh air while drinking a glass of wine. Plus, you will have the chance to drive watercraft, a very interesting and adventurous water sport that not to be missed during your vacation in Vietnam.

Lake of Sighs

This charming lake lined with fir tree takes its name from an old legend. A young man must leave to join the army as soon as possible. His fiancee, thinking that he did not love her anymore so she threw herself into the lake to put an end to her life.

Pongour Waterfall

Located in Duc Trong District, 50 km from Da Lat, Pongour is a waterfall with seven storeys and a height of nearly 40m, spread over 100m, surrounded by rich vegetation.

Pongour Waterfall

Pongour Waterfall

With its both majestic and poetic scenery, you will get lost in Pongour’s marvelous beauty. You can smell the freshness of mineral foams, release all the stress and worries with the sounds of water falling and listen to the birds as well as water drops on shaking leaves.

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Bich Ngoc

As a true Vietnamese enthusiast of music, books and coffee, Bich Ngoc loves researching into those typical cultural characteristics of Vietnam as well as exploring further destinations in the country of thousand years of civilization.

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