With an area of up to 7,000 square meters, Dalat Flower Park becomes a place to grow and display many types of Vietnamese ornamental plants and over 100 types of flowers. Depending on the season, the flowers may be different, but in general, this destination has great spiritual value to help reduce the fatigue of residents and visitors and is a wonderful place to provide fresh air for local life.
This is the main site where the annual Da Lat flower festival activities are held, which promote the colorful image of Da Lat city, the movement of planting flowers, exchanging, buying, and exporting flowers and ornamental plants.
1. General information
The Flower Park is located north of Xuan Huong Lake, on the lovely Nguyen Van Cu street. Traveling to this place is quite simple because it is located right in the city center.
- Address: Nguyen Van Cu Street, Ward 1, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam
- Opening hours: 7:30am to 17:00pm
- Entrance fee: 50,000VND/adult and 25,000VND/children
- Estimated visit time: 40 minutes – 1.5 hours, depending on how fast you go or slow down to look closely at the flowers.
2. Best time to visit
The best time of the day to visit the flower park here is in the morning before 10 am and in the afternoon after 3 pm when the weather is mild. Most of the sightseeing area is open-air, so avoid the hot midday sun.
The most suitable time of year to visit this city flower park is in the spring, which usually falls from January to February; and the occasion when organizing the Dalat flower festival. The festival can change from year to year, and usually takes place in November and December, the number of days is not fixed, so please check before coming.
3. Activities at the flower park
3.1. See the vibrant colors of flowers
Surely, the main activity when coming to this well-known attraction is watching flowers, and enjoying the vibrant colors of nature. With more than 100 kinds of flowers, you will see the lovely colors spreading on the paths, hidden in the garden, …
Among the many types of flowers on display here, the most prominent are orchids. With different colors of many varieties, you will encounter beautiful orchids competing to show off their beauty. Orchids with more special care are displayed under the roof, inside a protective fence.
The second flower is the rose. With many various types, roses have a very seductive, gentle scent, creating a very relaxing feeling. This kind of flower is one that Vietnamdrive members like the most, maybe we like flowers with scent.
3.2. Buy flower seeds and small ornamental plants
If you intend to buy seeds, you can go to the miniatures and bonsai area. However, pay careful attention to the right climate and soil to grow these flowers. If you’re bringing it to another country, make sure it allows seeds to be brought in. If not, you will be in trouble.
Besides, you can buy small ornamental plants, small flower pots, and cactus pots for decoration. Also, please pay attention to their transportation! You should consider if you are going to other attractions in Da Lat or to other cities in Vietnam.
3.3. Photographing flowers and with flowers
Blossoms are everywhere, making most visitors feel eager, wanting to save the beautiful moment of flowers, their own, time, and memories of their trip to this dream city.
3.4. Strolling by the flowers
Take time to slowly enjoy the scents and colors shimmering through the aisles. Perhaps walking here will let you feel that life is lovely, colorful, and poetic.
3.5. Relaxing and looking at flowers at the cafe
In the flower park area, there is a cafe, named Bich Cau – the old name of this area. It is very relaxing and comfortable to sit and relax with a cup of coffee and watch the flowers bloom. Slow life in Da Lat with this activity will help you better understand the beauty of a city without a rush.
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Notes to visit this attraction
- The path is a bit roundabout, so you should pay attention to the path so you don’t get lost if you go with a group.
- Do not pick flowers. Flowers are the property of the garden, only to be admired.
- Do not cross barriers to take photos, or walk outside the aisles prepared to protect flowers, plants, and lawns.
- Do not leave trash, put it in the designated place or take it out beside your beautiful photos.
- If you are allergic to the scent of flowers, consider visiting here, or at least the rose garden, because roses have a lot of fragrance.
- Being Slow to see and enjoy the beauty of this place is better than hurrying.
Spending time at the flower park of Dalat can take you a short time. Thus, when planning to explore this mountainous city for a day, you should combine to visit other destinations, such as Langbiang Mountain or waterfalls,…