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Da Lat flower festival

Da Lat city always sees a dramatic surge of visitors for its biennial flower festival, which has become a cultural trademark of the Central Highlands.

Da Lat prepares for flower festival

Preparations for the upcoming 8th Da Lat Flower Festival were underway and would be completed by November 30, according to officials.

Exploring wild sunflowers in bloom in Ba Vi National Park

With the chilly autumn weather being felt throughout the north of the country, thousands of wild sunflowers with their vibrant yellow colour can be seen throughout the mountainous slopes of Ba Vi national park.

Problematic: Experts call for regulation of Da Lat’s greenhouses

The installation of greenhouses for vegetable and flower farming in Da Lat City should be strictly regulated to reduce their impact on the environment and landscapes, experts have said.

Are floods in Da Lat, Phu Quoc caused by hot tourism development?

Da Lat and Phu Quoc, tourism paradises of Vietnam, have experienced historic floods, even though Da Lat is located on a plateau and Phu Quoc is an island.

Hasty planning plunges tourism spots under water

It may be unusual for hilly areas and islands surrounded by ocean to grapple with flooding, but historic floods last week in Phu Quoc Island and Da Lat, sent local people and tourists into a nightmare scenario.


Collapse of trash mountain buries vast farming area in Da Lat

Flooding and heavy downpours have caused thousand tons of trash from Cam Ly landfill on a 60-meter-high hill to fall into valleys in Da Lat City, burying multiple gardens of local people and setting off horrible odors.


Vietnam's Central Highlands suffers worst flooding in a decade

The recent levels of torrential rain and flooding which have devastated parts of the Central Highlands region and left 10 dead have been the worst to hit the area since September 2009.

Heavy rain submerges in central highlands provinces

Provinces throughout the central highlands suffered from a prolonged period of heavy downpours from August 6-8, resulting in rising water levels and causing severe difficulties for local residents.

Vietnam homestay market heats up

Though the homestay market is saturated, investors are still pouring money into homestay projects because the investment can bring high profits.

Foreigners’ predestined attachment to Lang Biang plateau

Lang Biang plateau is considered as a centre and point of origin for many major families of Co Ho ethnic minority people, such as Pangting, Bonyo and Krajan, who spread to many areas to establish villages.


Satellite urban areas could ease pressure on Da Lat: architect

To reduce the population pressure on Da Lat, Lam Dong Province authorities should not expand it but build satellite areas around it, an architect has said.

Cloud hunting and camping prove popular with young travelers to Da Lat

Cloud hunting and a range of camping activities in the forest are some of the exciting experiences on offer for young travelers who want to explore Da Lat city in Lam Dong this summer.

Land prices soar in resort city of Da Lat

Land prices have sharply increased in the past month in the centre of the Central Highlands tourist hot spot of Dalat.


Couple criticised for taking nude wedding photos in Da Lat

A couple from Hanoi have been criticised for nude wedding photos near Tuyen Lam Lake in Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.

The hidden cave and waterfall near Da Lat

 VietNamNet Bridge – A hidden cave under the Voi Waterfall (Elephant Falls), called Hang Gio (Wind Cave), is located in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.

Railway restoration project in Da Lat to receive PPP investment

 VietNamNet Bridge – The restoration of the Thap Cham-Da Lat Railway, originally built by the French, will receive investment from a private-public-partnership (PPP).

Tourists must pay to see famous pine tree

 VietNamNet Bridge – A lonely pine tree on a hillside in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong that become a tourist hotspot is no longer free to visit, a change that has drawn criticism from tourists and locals alike.

Peace and quiet in lesser-known destinations in Da Lat

 VietNamNet Bridge – For people looking for peace and quiet as well as stunning vistas, Da Lat City in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong features a number of easy-to-reach destinations that soothe the soul.

Da Lat’s 125th anniversary of establishment celebrated

An exhibition displaying smart city products and solutions kicked off yesterday in the provincial administrative building of Da Lat, opening a series of activities celebrating the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the city