​Untold stories of Da Lat – P1: Nguyen Dynasty’s trusted retainer

Budget carrier Vietjet will launch a new air route connecting Da Lat with Bangkok in mid-December, becoming the first airline to operate a direct service between Da Lat and Bangkok. At the ceremony to announce the new route The airline announced on November 24 that the new route will commence on December 18, 2017, in the wake of Da Lat Flower Festival 2017, and will be operated by an Airbus A320 with four return flights per week, every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.The flight will depart from Bangkok at 10:30am and return from Da Lat at 12:55am, with a flight…... [read more]

The first-ever direct flight connecting Vietnam’s Central Highlands city of Da Lat and the Thai capital of Bangkok will be commenced next month to celebrate the 2017 Da Lat Flower Festival, low-cost carrier Vietjet said Friday.Commencing on December18, the new service will be operated by an Airbus A320 with four return flights per week on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, Vietjet said in a press release.The flight departs at 10:30 am from Bangkok and returns at 12:55 pm from Da Lat with a flight time of one hour 45 minutes.Booking is already available at the airline’s website, with one-way…... [read more]

(Cinet)- Opening ceremony of Da Lat Cultural Tourism Week 2013 and launching of Tay Nguyen – Da Lat National Tourism Year 2014 took place in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province, on December 27. This year’s ceremony also marks the 120th founding anniversary of Da Lat City and begins the Tay Nguyen-Da Lat National Tourism Year, with many activities aim to introduce the image of natural landscape  and people of  the Central Highlands in general and in Lam Dong - Da Lat in particular to domestic, regional and international friends. Speaking at the ceremony, President Truong Tan Sang emphasized thespecial…... [read more]

Vietjet will open its new route connecting Da Lat City with Bangkok on December 18 to better meet travelling demand for the Da Lat Flower Festival, slated to be held on December 23-27.Vietjet is the first airline operating a direct service between Da Lat and Bangkok.The new route will be operated by an Airbus A320, with four return flights per week every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The flight departs at 10.30am from Bangkok and returns at 12.55pm from Da Lat with a flight time of one hour 45 minutes.One-way fares start from only VND68,000 (US$3) and are now available…... [read more]

The Da Lat Flower Festival 2007 opened with a grand performance before an 8,000-seat audience in the resort city of Da Lat on Saturday.In the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Lam Dong, the Da Lat Flowers I Love You Festival began with a 1,500-strong professional and amateur performance with artists clad in floral colours, hailing from as far away as HCM City and as near as Lam Dong.Dividing the performances, a ceremony honoured outstanding artisans from Da Lat’s six flower villages, selecting from around 1,000 artisans. Six flower-bedecked vehicles transported artisans to the main stage.Leaders of the Government, LamDongProvince…... [read more]

1. Linh Phuoc – the Buddhist temple of recordsLinh Phuoc, located at 120 Trai Mat, Da Lat, is one of the most well-known pagodas in Vietnam with a 37-metre bell tower – the tallest in the country. The main hall consists of colorful paintings regarding the story of Buddha from his birth until he obtained Nirvana and his death.Linh Phuoc Pagoda, also called Ve Chai Pagoda, was built from debris of glass, pottery bowls and porcelain between 1949 and 1952 in a remote residential area of Da Lat City. The pagoda is led by many Buddhist monks and was renovated…... [read more]

NDO – Da Lat Flower Festival, a biennial event in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, kicked off on December 23 with a colourful floral parade.The opening night at Lam Vien square, which attracted 15,000 visitors and local residents, also featured performances on the beauty of the land and people in Da Lat, as well as the city’s signature products of flowers, silk and tea.Addressing the event, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan congratulated remarkable socio-economic achievements gained by Da Lat city authorities and its people over the past years, particularly the positive development of agriculture and floriculture…... [read more]

During the Da Lat Flower Festival 2007 due to be held in the middle of this month, visitors will have a chance to enjoy the sculpture garden on Keo hill. These sculptural works are the results of a creative camp “Nature and People of Da Lat”.The camp, which is part of the programme for the Da Lat Flower Festival, attracted the participation of 20 sculptors nationwide.The sculptures are placed on Keo hill so it can be viewed from many perspectives, up from the Huong river, across from the park and down from the hill. New features can be seen in…... [read more]

A number of cultural and historical relics in Da Lat will be upgraded for tourism purposes. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has spent more than VND45 billion (US$2.2 million) to upgrade the Da Lat Teachers' College, Railway Station and Children's Prison, which are all in disrepair.  The college was originally a French public secondary school known as Yersin High School when it was founded in 1933 until the liberation of the south of Viet Nam in 1975.  Yersin is a French doctor who discovered Da Lat and established it as a destination for vacationers.  After 1975, the school…... [read more]

NDO – Da Lat Flower Festival, a biennial event in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, kicked off on December 23 with a colourful floral parade. The opening night at Lam Vien square, which attracted 15,000 visitors and local residents, also featured performances on the beauty of the land and people in Da Lat, as well as the city’s signature products of flowers, silk and tea. Addressing the event, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan congratulated remarkable socio-economic achievements gained by Da Lat city authorities and its people over the past years, particularly the positive development of agriculture…... [read more]




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