Day 1- Da Lat
In this first day of Nha Trang – Da Lat excursions, you are taken around Da Lat City – the jewel of the Central Highlands. It is featured by a park-like environment, with lovely temperature 15°-24°C and sunlight all year round, which create numerous waterfalls, pinewood hills, lakes and evergreen forests and gardens.
Upon arrival, you will first visit Prenn waterfalls about 10km away from Da Lat, then Tuyen Lam Reservoir, Truc Lam grandiose temple. Surrounding by pine forest, Tuyen Lam Lake looks like a paradise with the Zen meditation monastery named Truc Lam, very quiet scenery beside its beautiful flower garden, which is built on the top of Phoenix Hill. Have lunch, then continue excursions by taking the horse cart round the hilly roads of Da Lat to the graceful Xuan Huong Lake in the centre of the city. The name of Xuan Huong was translated from French noun, someone said that because both sides of Xuan Huong Lake were planted with fragrant trees and grass emitting around. it is an ideal site to get fresh air and photos in our excursions. We have dinner at local restaurant. In the evening, you can like to hike around by yourselves, remember that coffee and cake in Da Lat are some of the best in Vietnam and easily to be found in any finer cafes. Overnight at hotel in Da Lat.
Day 2- Da Lat – Nha Trang
After breakfast, you will have half day trip around Da Lat City. The Palace of Bao Dai was built from 1933 to 1938 according to a design by a French architect and Vietnamese architect Huynh Tan Phat. The Crazy House is one of your most fantastic discoveries in excursions at Da Lat. As the perfect outcome of revolutionary spirit and imagination, the house looks like a world in fairy tale, a little Disney Garden. Da Lat holds annual flower festival as a message to call and attract investors to the development of Da Lat and its suburbs into the center of production, exportation of flower of the country and Southeast Asia. Time left of excursions is on your own to explore Da Lat by yourself before transferring to Nha Trang. You will be certainly amazed at the spectacular view while traveling from Da Lat to Nha Trang in these excursions. We have lunch break on the way.
The land way from Da Lat to Nha Trang is very sight worthy and photogenic passing pinewoods, waterfalls, farms of tea and coffee, Ngoan Muc Pass (i.e. “the Picturesque Pass”, and known to the French as the Bellevue Pass) overlooking the magnificent Dan Him Reservoir, and spectacular view of the ancient tower Po Klong Garai built by the Cham nation in Phan Rang – Thap Cham, 190 km from Da Lat. Po Klong Garai is a Cham temple tower located in the medieval Cham principality of Panduranga. It is great to explore a historical site in excursions in Nha Trang. Our car driver takes you back hotel.
Wish you have the most fascinating time with Nha Trang – Da Lat excursions ! If you catch other chances to visit Vietnam in few days, you can further refer other itineraries which are exclusively tailored such as Day trips from Hanoi to Ninh Binh.