Why does the Valley of Love in Da Lat attract many tourists?

Valley of love is always on the favorite list of young people on the journey to discover the dreamy Da Lat City. The valley has verdant trees in four seasons, a beautiful lake, and a vast pine forest. The charming and poetic nature will give you a feeling of peace and comfort with your loved ones.

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Valley of Love in Dalat has become a famous site. Photo: @dahlia.cao

Located not far from the city center, only 7km to the northwest, and with cool weather, since the end of the 19th century, the French had chosen this place to rest and relax, especially loved by couples, so they called this place Vallée d’Amour in French, meaning the Valley of Love.

During the reign of King Bao Dai (1925-1945), this place was named Peace Valley with the concept of a peaceful, natural, and leisure place. But in 1953, the valley changed its name to “Thung Lũng Tình Yêu” with its original name being translated only from French.

Today, this destination still has a strong attraction for tourists when traveling to Dalat city.

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Attractive view and fresh air space for relaxing in Love Valley. Photo: @chipha_736

Valley of Love of Da Lat

  • Location: 7 Mai Anh Dao Street, Ward 8, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam
  • Opening time: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Ticket price: 250,000 VND/adult, including entrance ticket, duck pedaling game, and old train ride.

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The reasons you should explore the Valley of Love

So many reasons makes the Valley of Love to become one of the famous tourist destinations in Da Lat that you may check below:

1. Dreamy pine hill for picnics

You will find a vast pine hill located on a 140-hectare campus, which is great for a picnic with friends or family. Camping or organizing outdoor activities together on a beautiful site adds to the enjoyment of the trip.

However, be careful not to light a fire or cook for the safety of the beautiful pine forest of the valley.

2. Take a walk for a breath of fresh air

Wandering with your lover in a romantic scene is nothing more poetic. So you don’t miss going to the Valley of Love with your lover and walking together under the pine trees, through the flower gardens, or admiring the immense lake.

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So lovely to walk under the pine forest. Photo: @changgtm

You also need to prepare soft shoes so as not to affect your walking.

If it is for walking and sightseeing purposes, do not forget about Vong Canh hill where you will have a panorama view from above, covering a landscape of the lake and other areas of the valley.

3. Take pictures with a romantic landscape

Each corner can be an interesting landscape for you and your friends to take beautiful pictures together when traveling this romantic valley in Da Lat.

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Lots of chances for photos. @mdluffy97

In particular, in the valley there are many flowers and many models of antique cars, old houses… will contribute to the creation of strange photos.

Many old models such as old cars, and old houses… are available for you to get nice photos, but you may have to pay an extra fee to take pictures with the carriage and the horses.

4. Lots of fun games for the whole family

Not only for couples but traveling to the Valley of Love in the mountainous city of Dalat is also a place for your family to get fun together. Lots of games for both adults and children, such as aerial movement and paintball games for adults, and the water park, duck pedal, tram-train for both children and adults…

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Duck riding game in the lake of Love Valley. Photo: @le28109

Wherever you play, if you go with children, you should join them to be both more fun and safe for them. The lakes in the valley are very deep, so always keep an eye on the children.

5. Explore the labyrinth of love

The maze of love in Da Lat is made up of 24,000 trees that are pruned under the hands of bonsai artisans from Nam Cong bonsai village (Ben Tre province). With a length of 1,500m and a height of 2m, this maze contributes to bringing a unique experience for young people.

Working hand in hand to find a way out on either side can add more joy to this dreamy valley exploration. If you can’t find the exit through the green fences, you can climb up to four locating huts to see path suggestions.

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Love maze Dalat. Photo: @yumitazn

Viewed from above, the labyrinth is built in the shape of a heart as its name implies – Love Labyrinth. It’s quite interesting to join the love maze escaping game, so don’t miss this interesting tourist destination of Da Lat.


FAQ about the Valley of Love in Dalat

1. Why is it called the Valley of Love?

The valley has a very romantic name because it is a beautiful, charming place, a favorite destination for many couples to date, so the French called it Vallée d’Amour, meaning the Valley of Love.

2. Can I walk to the valley?

Valley of Love has located about 7 km from the center of Da Lat city and the Crazy House to the northwest. If you start from these locations, we recommend taking a taxi or renting a car with a driver to take you to the valley. Walking is a bit far and takes a long time.

3. Can I bring food into the valley area?

At the present, you are allowed to bring food and water into the valley area. However, you must maintain hygiene, eat in the right place, and dispose of garbage neatly.

If you don’t want to bring food, you can buy the entrance ticket that includes the buffet for lunch. Tickets will be sold together with entrance tickets and games.

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