(Clay tunnel – Robin hill – Truc Lam monastery – Datanla waterfall – French Quarter – Wisel coffee farm – Broken Glass pagoda – Dalat railway station)
Our car and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel or our office between 08:15 to 08:30 AM
CABLE CAR & ROBIN HILL
You can enjoy fesh airy space at Robin hill (1690m), Dalat cable car station to get the panorama view of Dalat and enjoy the marvelous of the pine forested valley strech down to the South and take the cable car down to Paradise lake.
TRUC LAM ZEN MONASTERY
Truc Lam (Bamboo Forest) Zen Monastery is one of the biggest Zen Universiy in Viet Nam. Please dress decently, a very quite scenery beside it’s very beautiful flower garden, which is built on the top of the Pheonix hill and surrounding by Tuyen Lam lake (Paradise lake)
THE CLAY TUNNEL
They lie on either side of a 1.2-kilometre walkway and include buildings in both traditional and modern styles – like the Pedagogy College , Da Lat train station, churches, Buddhist temples, ancient villas, and traditional houses.
Also along the walkway are clay replicas of antique cars, Vespa scooters, steam locomotives, and everyday tools, which trace the development of Dalat.
A ‘Vietnam sovereignty house’ has the country’s map on its roof, including the Paracel and Spratly Islands .
Datanla Waterfall (25m high) is one of the more easily accessed falls in the vicinity of Dalat. Those who are looking for thrills should try the (mini) roller coaster ride from the top of the falls or an easy 15 minute walk gets you to the bottom.
You will see many original French colonial-style villas and homes that were built around 1920s and ‘30s. Many hotels, golf courses and spas as well as schools and churches were built in the same period, most using French designs.
WEASEL COFFEE FARM
A visit to a plantation will give an experience of weasel coffee. Wild weasels run around the plantations, eat the best and ripest coffee beans and then leave their droppings around with the coffee beans relatively undigested and intact.
Experts say the enzymes inside the weasel's stomach gives the beans a distinctive taste and aroma which connoisseurs are prepared to pay through the nose for.
DALAT RAIL WAY STATION
The station was designed in Art Deco style which is perfectly in harmony with local characteristics and culture. Its three high pointed roofs resemble the three peaks of Lang Biang Mountain or as some people say, the communal house of ethnic minorities in Central Highland of Vietnam (called Nha Rong). Dalat railway station provided tourists with the 7km route from Dalat to Trai Mat station, where visitors can enjoy the fresh peaceful daily lifestyle of local people, find fresh vegetables and fruits in the local market, as well as visit small Linh Phuoc Pagoda.
LINH PHUOC PAGODA (Broken glass pagoda)
The remarkable feature of the pagoda is the Dragon- shaped design made from the broken pieces of glasses in accordance to the design of Khai Dinh's Tomb in Hue. In the main temple, there is a statue of Thich Ca Buddhist with the height of 4.9m, sitting under the root of Bodhi tree. Beside the pagoda, we can see a 49m Dragon flying around the garden. The scabs of dragon are made from 12,000 empty bottles. The head of dragon is 7m high.
Especially, the pagoda has a 36- meter tower in the yard which contains a 8,500 - kilo bell in it.
Finish the tour.