Traveling at Dalat City (Lam Dong Province, Vietnam), tourists see not only the flower or see the pine hills, but they also find the majestic and pristine beauty of incredible waterfalls. Vietnamdrive would like to invite you to visit the top 10 famous Dalat waterfalls.
1. Pongour Waterfall
Address: Tan Hoi Commune, Duc Trong District.
Ticket price: is 20,000 VND/adult, and 10,000 VND/child.
The waterfall is one of the wild majestic waterfalls famous for the dreamy mountainous beauty the Central Highlands. This waterfall is also called a seven-storey waterfall because it has a 7-storey terraced stone system with nearly 40m height.
The road to travel to the Pongour waterfall is a quite peaceful and poetic landscape. If you visit it in October, you will catch the image of wild yellow flowers blooming along the street leading to the waterfall, creating incredible beauty.
The 7-storey waterfall is surrounded by 2.5 -hectare primitive forest with diverse and abundant vegetation, and many animals living, which creates a wild nature picture real.
At this waterfall, at the full moon of the first lunar month every year, the local people and tourists often come to visit Pongour Waterfall to wish to see the scene of the Nirvana. This is the time when people do not discriminate from good – bad or rich – poor. And, they exchange almost feelings, and love each other and with the dreamy wild beauty of the Central Highlands.
2. Prenn Waterfall
Address: Route 20 Highway Lien Khuong – Prenn, Preen Pass, 3 Ward, DaLat City, Lam Dong, Lam Dong Province
Contact phone number: 0263 3530 785
Ticket price: 30,000 VND/adult, 15,000 VND/child. Ticket for slider: for round tip: 50,000VND/adult/, and 30,000 VND/child; for one way: 35,000 VND/adult, and 20,000 VND/child.
It can be said that Prenn waterfall is a beautiful gift that nature gives to Da Lat city. The waterfall locates on Prenn hill, on Highway 20, the main road from Saigon to Dalat, 10km from the city.
The strong water currents pour down, creating countless tiny bubbles of water covering the tourists like an original message which gives a special feeling.
The road to Prenn waterfall is leaning on the cliff with the shade of trees. When you come down, you will go to visit the stilt house, the rattan bridge hanging over the waterfall, the hut on the tree, the embroidery room, and the beauty of the Prenn.
Additionally, there are some activities to do: traditional games, boating, and performing traditional music of Tay Nguyen. And, you should not forget to enjoy tasty porridge of snakehead fish.
In the east of Prenn waterfall, there are Au Lac temples worshiping Hung Kings, located on a peaceful hill. The temple was founded on May 10, 2004, including Ha Temple, Trung Temple, and Thuong Temple. All of these are adapted from the original temples from Phu Tho – the original site of the Hung Temple.
From here, the guests can see the Elephant Mountain and enjoy the charming scenery of the outskirts of the city.
3. Cam Ly Waterfall
Address: Ward 5, Da Lat City, Lam Dong
Phone: 0263 3540 540
Ticket price: 20,000 VND/adult, 10,000 VND/child.
Cam Ly Waterfall is only about 2km west of Dalat City center, near the end of Hoang Van Thu Street. This is the closest waterfall to Dalat.
The flow of the waterfall is lovely with about 10 meters height, this flow is still both strong and gentle.
This waterfall has appeared in many poems and songs. Cam Ly waterfall, beside of Ho Xuan Huong, is an important part of the Dalat city.
4. Hang Cop Waterfall – Tiger Cave Waterfall
Address: Xuan Tho, Dalat City, Lam Dong
Phone number: 0399 997 054.
Tiger Cave Waterfall is located in Tuy Son village, Xuan Tho commune, Da Lat city. In the middle of the pine forest, Hang Cop waterfall is about 25km high, and more than 10m wide.
The white water of the spring pours down a deep hole and then disappears into the dense primeval forest.
When the sunset falls down the mountain, and the yellow light of the sun gradually fades behind the pine forests, it is the time when the sound of the hills and forests begins to rise. The sound of pine forest rushing, the birds, flying to the mountains and the wind flowing through the trees makes the terrible sound like the roar of tiger, sometimes making us startled.
5. Elephant Waterfall
Address: Gia Lam, Lam Ha District, Lam Dong
Opening hours: 08:00 am –17: 00 pm
Ticket price: 10,000 VND/adult, and 5,000 VND/child.
Located in Nam Ban town, Lam Ha district, in the area of Linh Phuoc pagoda, Elephant Waterfall has nearly 30 meters high, pouring white water on the mysterious black rocks. These black rocks look like the backs of elephants laying in the water, so the people call it Elephant Waterfall.
In particular, the sound of the waterfall combining with the bell of the temple creates a beautiful sound, which brings people to the spirit of silence. Surrounding the waterfall is primary forest with amazing caves, tall trees, and a lot of vines. In 2001, the government recognized the Elephant Waterfall as a national scenic tourist spot.
6. Datanla Waterfall
Address: Highway 20, Prenn Pass, 3 Ward, Dalat City, Lam Dong
Time: 7:00am – 17:00pm
Phone: 0263 3533 899
Ticket price: 30,000 VND/adult, 10,000VND/child.
Datanla Waterfall locates in the middle of Prenn Pass, about 5km from the center of Dalat. From Highway 20, go down a slope about 30 meters to a small valley, travelers will see Datanla waterfall with wild attractive scenery.
Datanla waterfall attracts tourists because of its clear water flowing through high mountains. And then falling straight into the lake making beautiful white foam.
When traveling to this site, besides watching the waterfall, guests also have the opportunity to take part in adventurous games such as climbing, or crossing waterfalls.
At the foot of the waterfall, the stream of Datanla goes slow down and through the rocky outcrops, and flows into a deep area called the “Death Zone” lying between two sides of the 40-meter high cliff. The waterfall was recognized as a historical-cultural relic in 1998.
Datanla restaurant with the stilt-house style at the entrance gate can serve 150 guests with many attractive dishes. The guests can both taste the food and enjoy beautiful and poetic scenery. The restaurant also accepts lunch or dinner booking and gong music on demand.
7. Dambri Waterfall
Address: Hamlet 14, Ly Thai To, Dambri commune, Bao Loc City, Lam Dong Province
Phone number: 0263 3751 517
Time: 6:00pm – 17:00pm
Ticket price: 150,000 VND/1 adult, 100,000 VND/child
The waterfall locates about 18 km from Bao Loc town to the northeast, around 100km away from Dalat city, 200km from Ho Chi Minh City along National Highway 20.
Dambri in K’ho means “waiting”. The waterfall is associated with the beautiful legend of the love of a young girl with a boy, where she always waits him to come back.
Dambri Waterfall is the highest spring in Lam Dong province with a height of over 40m, forming two very high flows.
There are 3 ways to conquer this spring: climbing about 138 steps, taking the elevator or using the slider with a length of 1,650m.
On sunny days, you can explore the beauty of primeval forests, join in games, or do campfires. But, if you visit here on a rainy day, nothing is more exciting than tasting a cup of hot coffee while watching the mist like a thin blanket covering the forest, and listening to lyrical songs about Da Lat.
8. Bao Dai Waterfall – Jráiblian Waterfall
Address: Ta Hine, Duc Trong, Lam Dong
Time: 7:00am – 18:00pm
The waterfall is nestled in the tranquil mountains of Ta In forest. The Jráiblian waterfall has both a mysterious beauty and a romantic place. If you come here once, you will miss the unforgettable impressions of the waterfall, as well as its wild beauty int wild forests.
According to the Churu people, Jráiblian means high waterfall. But, the local people also call it Bao Dai waterfall, because the Bao Dai king often stopped here to relax during hunting.
Bao Dai waterfall is big and majestic. Although a private company develops this area, you do not pay for any tickets to visit. Come to this waterfall to enjoy the amazing beauty that nature gives to this land.
9. Pang Tieng Waterfall
Address: Ward 7, Dalat City, Lam Dong Province
Coming to Pang Tieng waterfall, tourists feel to take a break away from the noisy life of the city, apart from the busy roads, and feel the romantic love of the forest.
Pang Tieng Waterfall situates in the wild forest of Lat commune, Lac Duong district, Lam Dong province, about 25km from the center of Dalat city to the North.
Pang Tieng Waterfall is also known as a seven-storey waterfall, which is an entirely untouched and beautiful waterfall. Not so famous as other places in Da Lat, Pang Tieng Waterfall quietly waits for people who truly like nature, love the wildness of the forest to come to admire it.
In order to conquer this beautiful Pang Tieng waterfall, you have to go on nearly ten kilometers of red dirt road and pass the dangerous high steep slopes on the hillside.
Leaving behind the difficult road, tourists will be immersed in the wild green space of nature, because around the Pang Tieng stream is a primeval forest with little footprints of people coming.
This is really an ideal place for tourists to rest and recharge their energy before starting the journey to walk up the vertical slopes of the remaining road to reach the top of the majestic Pung Teng waterfall.
10. Bobla Waterfall – Lien Dam Waterfall
Address: Lien Dam commune, Di Linh district, so it is also called Lien Dam waterfall.
Bobla waterfall is about 6km from Di Linh town, right next to Highway 20. The waterfall is located above Da Re-am stream, 20m wide and approximately 55m high. The white water of the waterfall flows into the deep lake that stands out on the deep green background of nature, which was in the middle of tea and coffee gardens.
Under the waterfall is a small lake which is created by the flow of the waterfall. Near the lake, there are large rocks that look like stone tables which are covered by big old trees.
At present, Bobla Waterfall is managed by Da Lat Tourism Service Joint Stock Company which invested in developing the area of Bobla Waterfall to become a spectacular landscape on Di Linh plateau.
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