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Da Lat highland city, known as “Le Petit Paris” or “the Eternal Spring City”, is the jewel of the Central Highlands in a temperate region dotted with lakes, waterfalls, forests and gardens, 300 km north of Ho Chi Minh City. The cool climate and the scenic

 environment make Dalat a good option for escaping the heat of South Vietnam as well as the most popular honeymoon spot.

Dalat – City of Eternal Spring

Da Lat has been one of Vietnam’s best known travel destinations for over a century. Located 1500 meters above seal

Its cool climate, pine covered mountains and romantic natural setting make Da Lat a favorite honeymoon location for Vietnamese newlyweds. It is also quite famous for its flowers, particularly roses, as well as its colorful annual flower festival.  level in the Central Highlands, it was established as a summer retreat by the French during the colonial period to escape from the oppressive heat of lowland Vietnamese summers. Some say is like a little bit of Switzerland in Southeast Asia and it has been a popular vacation spot for both Vietnamese and foreigners since the beginning of the 20th century.

What to do?

Activities in Dalat include a stroll around Xuan Huong Lake (or better yet, a trip around the lakes by horse riding) and visits to nearby waterfalls. Other attractions include the Dalat flower garden, the “Crazy House”, Bao Dai’s Summer Palace, the Railway Station and the “Valley of Love” park. Most tourists spend their time exploring the beautiful countryside by foot,motorbike or bicycle

Dalat is also becoming one of interesting destinations for outdoor adventure activities including trekking to the nearby minority villages, cycling, canyoning, kayaking, rock climbing and rappelling.

In addition, with cool weather and the 18-hole Dalat Palace Golf Club, Dalat is a popular site for golfing.

When to go?

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Dalat has pleasant weather year-round, even sunny during much of the rainy season (April to November). The average maximum temperature is 24C and average minimum temperature is 15C. Ideal weather in Dalat is from November to March, when the air is fresh and cool.