When talking about the city of Dalat, it is impossible not to mention beautiful flower gardens. Some of the most visited flower gardens here are lavender fields so you don’t have to go to France to admire the beauty of lavenders. Check where the 4 most beautiful lavender flower fields in Dalat are located.
Lavenders originated from the Mediterranean region and Dalat is one of the few places in Vietnam that can grow this flower. From the distance, you will be overwhelmed by the purple beauty of lavenders.
When Lavenders Bloom?
Dalat lavender blooming season usually starts in May or June as during this time you will see the gentle purple petals beginning to bloom. If you will wait until July and August, you will have a chance to admire the view of the whole city covered with a gentle and elegant purple color. Dalat lavenders are usually blooming from 3 to 4 weeks. However, it depends on weather conditions.
In Dalat, there are 4 most beautiful lavender flower gardens, where you can be immersed in the purple flower fields and enjoy the charming fragrance spreading throughout the space.
1. Valley of Love
Dalat Valley of Love is one of the most picturesque locations in the city of thousands of flowers and occupies the area of nearly 140 hectares. Valley of Love is located about 5 km from the center of Dalat City. It can be said that the most impressive lavender field in Dalat is located in the area of Love Valley. The area for growing lavenders here is huge and is continuously expanded with different species of lavenders to welcome visitors during Dalat Flower Festival. To visit this beautiful lavender field, you must buy a ticket for the Valley of love. The Valley of Love can be visited by jeep, by taking the train to admire the beautiful landscapes or taking a boat around Da Thien Lake. The Valley of Love with its romantic setting will definitely bring you the most unforgettable experiences.
Address: 3-5-7 Mai Anh Dao, Dalat, Lam Dong, Vietnam
Opening Hours: 06:00 – 18:00
Entrance Fee: 100,000 VND per person, including boat ride or duck boat ride
Jeep Ride Fee: 360,000 VND per trip (for 5-6 passengers)
Valley of Love is one of the best sights in the central highlands of southern Vietnam together with Lam Zen Monastery, Emperor Bao Dai's Summer Palace, Tuyen Lam Lake, waterfalls, temples, Strawberry Farms and other attractions. You can join one of many Dalat City Day Tours to explore them all.
2.Van Thanh Flower Village
Van Thanh Flower Village has become a must-visit place for lavender-loving travelers. You can visit the lavender field to enjoy the beauty as well as the delicate, gentle scent that this flower brings. The lavender petals blooming amid the sky are a worthy result of all the hard work in 6 years of researching and studying by the garden owner. The flowers grown here are also exported and distributed to the regions of the country. Note that on weekends Van Thanh Flower Village is quite crowded. The best time to fully enjoy the beauty of this special flower field is on weekdays.
Address: 40 Van Thanh, Ward 5, Dalat, Lam Dong, Vietnam
Opening Hours: 7:00 - 17:00
Entrance Fee: Free
There are many Dalat countryside day tours you can join to explore Dalat's scenic countryside and learn more about local cultures. The trip usually begins with a tour around Van Thanh Flower Village, the coffee plantation and ends at the Elephant Waterfalls. For a hassle-free visit, it’s best to book your tour online. You can discover various tours, attractions and activities for your next adventure here: Dalat Tours and Attractions.
3. Lavender Field at Tuyen Lam Lake
One of the lavender fields in Dalat is located in the area of Tuyen Lam Lake. The lavender garden beside the lake was planted by an IT engineer, Nguyen Minh Tan, as he rented the land on the lake to build Lavender Resort. The lavender field is quite large and surrounded by the romantic scenery of Tuyen Lam Lake, green mountains and lush green pine forests. When the lavenders are in full bloom, the space becomes stunningly beautiful and makes anyone who comes here feel as if they were lost in a fairy-tale place. Lavender flower field at Tuyen Lam Lake is blooming in late May.
To see this wonderful flower field, go along Trieu Viet Vuong Street towards Tuyen Lam Lake. When you will see the sign to the Clay Tunnel on the right, you should go straight until you see the signboard “Lavender Dalat”.
Address: Tuyen Lam Lake, Dalat, Lam Dong, Vietnam
Opening Hours: 07:00 - 17:00
Entrance Fee: 50,000 VND per person
4. Lavender Field at Cau Dat Tea Hill
Cau Dat Tea Hill is located about 15 km from Dalat city. Lavender flower field is located in the grounds of Cau Dat Tea Hill. After entering through the gate of Cau Dat Tea Hill, you need to go straight along the concrete road for another 1 km to see the beautiful field of lavenders right in front of your eyes. This place is also attracting a lot of visitors because of the scenery where you can see the purple of lavender field and the green of tea garden nearby.
In addition to the beautiful purple lavender field, there are also many beautiful flowers such as buttercups and giant hydrangea flowers growing in the area of Cau Dat Tea Hill.
Address: QL20, Xuan Truong, Dalat, Lam Dong, Vietnam
Opening Hours: 07:00 - 17:30
Entrance Fee: Free
Dalat Flower Villages & Gardens
Dalat city always has a lot of interesting things that will make you surprised and excited. The beauty of the land of thousands of flowers is famous in the world. There are several places in Dalat where you can admire the beautiful, colorful flower fields, and the best of them are listed here: 15 Best Places to See Flowers in Dalat.
Not only famous for lavenders, Dalat also has thousands of other beautiful and rare flowers, so it is always favored with the name of the city of thousands of flowers. You can see the flowers anywhere like by the hills, cliffs, roads, slopes, streams, and canals. If you are a flower lover, you can choose to visit few more places where other captivating flowers of Dalat are blooming such as:
Tips for Admiring Lavenders
The best time to visit the lavender garden in the morning, when the flowers are in full bloom and the sunlight is pleasant.
When visiting lavender flower fields, you should avoid damaging or breaking flowers just for taking ideal pictures.
In the rainy season, the fields can be quite slippery so choose suitable sandals or shoes and move around the flower field carefully.
If you want to buy lavenders to plant, you must contact the garden owner directly as they will not only sell them to you but will also instruct on how to take care of this flower.
Lavender has a very specific aroma and is often used in essential oils. You can buy products made with local lavenders as souvenirs to bring back home.
Travel Tips in Dalat
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