What to do at Datanla?
About Dalat city - Datanla falls
Dalat is a foggy city known for its cool climate all year round; a place can’t be compared to relax after hard working days. With beautiful flowers and fresh vegetables, tourist attractions fascinate people’s heart. Today, Viet Challenge Travel recommends you the most beautiful waterfall in Dalat. It is Datanla waterfall. This is also the most favorite tourist destination when coming to Dalat.
The name Datanla sounds strange, doesn’t it? It is a combination of the words "Dah-ha" by the K'ho people, or another name called "Da Tam Nnha" by the people meaning "water under the leaves". Datanla is the waterfall of fairies, also known as fairy streams, for the girls to bathe because the fresh water is covered with thousand layers of leaves.
From then on, this waterfall was called Datina when French came to highland plateau; later the people rename it as Datanla which is the name unchanged until now.
Datanla, the majestic waterfall every year has an abundant amount of water flowing from the headwaters to rush over 20 meters to the bottom to release white foam; next to the deep smoking part called the abyss of death. Below the water, there is a clear stream called the Fairy stream.
Thing to do at Datanla?
Datanla Waterfall is naturally gifted by wild forest, high rocky cliffs and lovely water flows. This is one of the ideal tourist destinations for visitors. When visitors come here, all sadnesss can be taken out. Leaving behind the worries in the chaotic life; the busiest work in the city, but when coming here visitors will be released in the spirit of the mountains. In addition, when coming to Datanla, you can join with your family, friends, relatives to experience different tourism games from light-hearted games to thrilling games that create a sense of curiosity and interest for players.
Those who love adventure and want to challenge their own steel spirit will surely enjoy canyoning Dalat. This is one of the most majestic waterfalls, steeply cliffs and the most beautiful falls of Dalat. You will feel the thrill and excitement when conquering the waterfall step by step. Each rock edge covered with green moss; the streams of water streaming down straight on you, your hand must always firmly hold on to rope and step hard on the cliff, all are great challenges for you to make you happy and pride invaded your whole body. All the effort is fully rewarded. Standing at the top of the high waterfall, you can admire the majestic scenery of the mountains along the fresh, peaceful and strange atmosphere here.
You will cruise through forest with a super-length slide system of about 2000m winding around the mounds in the wild landscape. You are assured because it is rollercoaster, so the brake system will slow down to keep the distance from others in front. Sliding on the pipes is the double car for 2 people, with hand brake to adjust the speed you want. Average speed is 10-20km, fast speed is 40km.
Previously, to get to Datanla waterfall, one must have to go through up and down for hundred meters of vertical slopes. The only way is to walk within 10-15 minutes, now it is possible to quickly ascend or descend to the falls from 1.5- 2 Minutes.
With a speed of 10 - 20km/h, visitors are delighted to see the mysterious and poetic beauty of a landscape. Even though only 5km from the center of Dalat city, the sites still retain the wild features; Listen to the birds singing, the sound of thousands of pine.
High Rope Course:
Here you are challenged both psychologically and physically with activities very interesting but not for heart faint. These activities will develop your teamwork, personal work; exercise your will and your health in the most effective way. Before starting the games, you will wear protective gears, listen to the rules and see the instructors practice first; then guide you to set up auto smart locking carabineers, extremely important to ensure your safety, disassemble / install pulleys (used when doing Zipline), safety skills and ways to overcome obstacles most effectively ...
- Delicious cuisines at local restaurant
- Souvenirs, gift as specialties, sweet dry fruits….
- Local costumes renting for photos.
- Adventurous activities like abseiling, roller coaster…
- Zip lining through green pine forest.
Recommend visit time:
- Trails are spacious and beautiful in rainy days, however, be aware of slippery and safety.
- Suggest visiting on summer time or from November till March. The weather will be more convenient due to sun shining; besides roller coaster may not available in rainy days.
If you want to have an interesting summer vacation and experience the above activities, do not hesitate to see us, Viet Challenge Travel, to get your wished tour to Dalat. You will not regret for this decision!