Da Lat or Dalat City, the capital of Lam Dong province in Vietnam, is known as the City of Flowers. It is famous among newlyweds for it is a popular place for spending their honeymoon. Dalat consists of French inspired villas, beautiful waterfalls, gorgeous lakes and fresh air. It is located in a green valley that makes it postcard beauty and Instagram worthy. This is why it is also called “The Little Paris” because of its French inspired architecture. They even have a replica of the Eiffel Tower in red and white that was built by the Telephone Company. During WWII, Dalat City was the capital of Federation of Indochina. That’s why French Officials wanted to make Dalat a little version of their homeland- France. Up til now, the Dalat tour for it’s utterly gorgeousness. If you want to visit this French-inspired city, here’s the top ten things you could do to maximize your travel experience:
One thing you could do in Dalat City is to stay in an isolated villa amidst the pine forest for a night. Many French-inspired villas have been transformed into hotels, and the most high-ranked of them is the Anna Mandara Dalat. Spending the night in the warmth of a cozy blanket and waking up late with the smell of wood and candles burning with a glass of tea or coffee waiting on the bedside table will surely de-stress and take all your problems away. Also, many villas and hotels have balconies, and drinking coffee or tea while enjoying a relaxing French music is such a great morning experience. It will definitely start your day right.
Dalat has a market where you can buy warm and cozy clothes for the cold weather Dalat has. It is also one thing you could do when you visit this lovely city. Purchase some warm clothes in the Dalat Market, find a bike, and stroll around the city. Dalat is like a flower paradise that’s why it’s called the City of Flowers because of the abundance of it. You could also pick up strawberries. Farms are open for fruit picking and gift buying.
To satisfy your wanderlust, riding on Dalat Plateau Rail Road may give you the feels for it is very nostalgic- still attached to some wooden wagons. It will also be great for wedding photos. Couples who would love to have a vintage, French-inspired or just a simple floral themed wedding should visit Dalat.
Let’s talk about the food. Cold weather can make you feel hungry, and Dalat has many delicious warm foods including porridge and hot soya milk, satisfying your tummy and also warming you up a bit. Speaking of foods, one can find a variety of food in a festival. And the Dalat Flower Festival is the perfect go-to if you want to feed your tummy as well as your eyes for the city is decorated with sparkling, radiant lights and lots of flowers during this festival. Continue reading Top Ten Things To Do in Dalat City