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new rail routes opened for tourism development in Dalat

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The project of 6 new rail routes for tourism development, whose aim is to upgrade the local transportation system and which is expected to finish in the period from 2020 to 2030, has been approved by the provincial people committee of Lam Dong. You can see more: Indochina tours Vietnam

In details, with the main purpose of supporting the traveling demand of travelers in Dalat, Dalat City is developing 6 city monorail routes (a transportation system based on single rail).

Dalat Station

Dalat Station- source: internet

Situated in the center of Dalat City, the main station of this new monorail system will help to connect this city with some other tourist sites such as Tung Lam Junction, Tuyen Lam Lake, Suoi Vang, Lien Khuong Airport, Love Valley and Langbian highland.

In addition to these new monorail routes, Dalat City also focuses on re-building old railroad. The 84 meter in length route from Cham Temple – Dalat, which leads through incredibly amazing mountain passes, is one of the most important routes. However, at the current state, this route may only serve travelers with 7km.

The beauty of Dalat

Awarded with all-year-round pleasant temperate weather, French boulevards and villas from the colonial period, romantic pine tree forests, awe-inspiring flower fields, Dalat has long been famous as the City of Eternal Spring. Together with Dalat’s distinctive mild climate, its misty weather constitutes a sense of charming beauty, making this small yet lovely city a perfect place for you to get escape from the bustling metropolises. On the cultural and historical side, Truc Lam Monastery, Bao Dai Summer Palace and Domaine de Marie Church are the treasures holding this city’s rich history and culture meanwhile on the natural side, on the top list are Valley of Love, Xuan Huong Lake, Doi Thong Hai Mo and Langbiang Mountain. Travel to Dalat with: Mekong river cruises

Where to go in Dalat

Lang Biang Mountains – The roof of Dalat

Lang Biang

Lang Biang- source: internet

Located only about 12km from Dalat center, Lang Biang Mountains, which consist of the two highest peaks of Lam Vien Highland: 2,287m high Bidoup Ban and 2,167m Lang Biang, are often considered as the Dalat’s roof. The mountain is well known for its magnificent nature, as well as its gorgeous view of the whole huge area of Dalat City, the rivers, the forest and tribal locals’ houses.

Setting foot on the top of Lang Biang Mountain, you will catch an eye on the Silver Stream and Golden Stream, or admire fanciful Dalat, which resembles a lush green valley with two beautiful silver silk pieces.

Activity to enjoy

Recommended activities for travelers coming to Lang Biang are bird-watching, camping, exploring the splendid natural flora and exploring the unique culture of ethnic minority groups. Lang Biang is also a great place for these adventurous activities such as: trekking, paragliding, mountain climbing and conquering high peaks. Lying at the foot of the mountain, hundred-year-old valley (Thung lung Tram nam) is considered as an entertainment and ecological tourist attraction.

Dalat Flower Gardens

It would be a huge mistake if you skip the wide collection of flower gardens of Dalat – the city of thousands flowers. From Dalat’s immense farms to local gardens, you are supposed to be immersed in the beauty of this land of flowers. Winter season, especially from December to January, when the Flower Festival is held, is the best time to see the vast picturesque attractiveness of this Dalat specialty.

Dalat Flower Park

Dalat Flower Gardens

Dalat Flower Gardens- source: internet

Situated at the end of Xuan Huong Lake, close to the romantic Cu Hill, just about 2km from the city center, this 7000 m² park of Dalat Flower Park is the top must-see in this city. Used to be Bich Cau Flower Garden, this park has been renovated and renamed to a flower garden, where travelers can come to enjoy the largest selection of flowers. With hundreds kinds of species including: roses, mimosas, ortensiaes as well as other imported types such as lilies or daffodils, it is also an appealing attraction on the occasion of annual Flower Festival. Moreover, this natural museum is home to a garden of thousands cactus from Africa and a garden of orchids.

Langbiang Flower Farm

About 5km from the city center, this 7-ha-farm is famous for the dominance of eustomas besides traditional kinds including: lily, rose and chrysanthemum. Eustomas has made Langbiang Farm the appealing name all over the country. It will be so relaxing to visit the large flower exhibition room and listen to music after walking through 20 greenhouses stretching from the slope to the foot, which is enough to fascinate, as well as to tire your foot.

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