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Da Huoai

Although not too famous on the Lam Dong tourist map, destinations in Da Huoai are still attractive choices for tourists. For those who are passionate about adventure and love to explore pristine lands with wild nature. Let’s learn more about this new tourist destination in Lam Dong with Origin Vietnam.

IMG Truc Lam Dong Tue Zen Site

1. Where is Da Huoai?

Da Huoai district is located in the southwest of Lam Dong province. The district center is 155 km from Da Lat city and about 171 km northeast of Ho Chi Minh City. With the following geographical location:

  • The North borders Da Teh and Bao Lam districts.
  • The South borders Duc Linh district, Binh Thuan province.
  • Borders from East are Bao Loc city and Bao Lam district.
  • The West borders Tan Phu district, Dong Nai province.

2. How is Da Huoai unique?

Da Huoai is a district in Lam Dong province, home to the largest durian growing area in Vietnam and is famous as the “durian capital of Vietnam”. Moreover, Da Huoai is not only famous for its durian agriculture but is also an attractive destination for tourism. With its wild natural beauty and cool climate, this district attracts many tourists when traveling to Lam Dong. When coming here, visitors can explore streams, waterfalls, lakes and notable historical and cultural sites.

Besides, Destinations in Da Huoai possess the wild and simple beauty of the mountains and forests. But have a special attraction for those who are passionate about backpacking and exploring the mountains and forests. With gentle streams and magnificent waterfalls or fruit-filled orchards. They will be attractive destinations in Da Lat for you to stop and seek exciting experiences.

IMG Dai Tung Lam Hoa Sen Pagoda 5

3. When is the best time to visit Da Huoai?

Da Huoai is located in a typical tropical monsoon climate zone, divided into two distinct seasons: the rainy season and the dry season.

  • The dry season starts in November and ends in April of the following year: at this time, the weather is dry, with little rain, so it is convenient for traveling and experiencing journeys to explore Da Huoai.
  • The rainy season is from May to October every year: due to the influence of complex terrain, alternating mountains and hills, especially separated by Chuoi – Ha Lam pass, the climate regime of the district is divided into 2 regions. The northern region has a plateau climate similar to Bao Loc’s climate, which is cool and temperate, with heavy rainfall and relatively even distribution. The southern region is influenced by the climate of the Southeast with high temperatures and rainy seasons. Arrive early and finish early. If you want to experience this time, you should check the weather before traveling.

4. How to get to Da Huoai?

You can take a bus along the Saigon – Bao Loc route from bus companies such as Phuong Trang, Thanh Buoi, or buy tickets at Mien Dong bus station.

If riding a motorbike, you go from Tram Hai (Thu Duc district, Ho Chi Minh City) to Dau Day intersection. Then you turn left toward Da Lat.

Or you can fly from big cities Hanoi, Hue, Da Nang, Saigon, Phu Quoc,… to Lien Khuong airport of Lam Dong and then go by taxi or motorbike to Da Huoai.

5. Exploring the impressive beauty of Da Huoai

5.1. Madagui Forest tourist area

IMG Madagui Forest Tourist Area 1

This is the most famous and well-known destination in Da Huoai. Just check-in to Madagui Forest Resort and you can enjoy playing, exploring and trying countless exciting activities.

When checking-in to Madagui Forest Resort, you can explore the jungle ecosystem, play with animals or experience many thrilling games such as zipline, rock climbing, grass skiing, horseback riding, paintball shooting. , kayaking, shooting real bullets or exploring delicious cuisine with stream fish, wild vegetables,…or relaxing in peaceful villas in the middle of the mountains and forests.

Besides, Madagui eco-tourism area creates a natural picture with the green of trees and rich vegetation. The air in Madagui forest is always cool and fresh, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in nature and get closer to the animal world. You can easily see deer, birds and many other animals in this area.

In particular, Madagui not only has a cool and quiet green picture, but also has special majestic and mysterious features. Unique natural works such as Thay cave and charming Tien stream all contribute to the beauty of Madagui tourist area.

5.2. Bat Waterfall

IMG Bat Waterfall 2

Bat Waterfall is a destination in Da Huoai that is very popular with backpackers. The waterfall is located about 3 km from Da M’ri Commune People’s Committee. Going to the stream, you just need to move another 10m to see the beautiful Bat waterfall.

In addition, Bat Waterfall is a collection of many large and small, high and low waterfalls with many different flows stretching nearly 2 km. If you are not familiar with the terrain, you should only conquer the first waterfall, to reach the flat rocks, rest or soak in the cool lake at the foot of the giant fish-shaped rock.

Furthermore, if you like thrills, you can experience climbing waterfalls, the feeling of crossing the flow, and swinging over obstacles will be very stimulating. An experience for you when you want to conquer Bat waterfall is to go with a local or an experienced guide because this place is very wild and the terrain is quite dangerous if you overcome the waterfall.

5.3. Lu Bu mountain

IMG Lu Bu Mountain 1

Lu Bu Mountain is also an ideal destination in Da Huoai for those who want to trek and explore the mountains and forests. It is a high rocky mountain in Dam Ri commune. To check-in to this mountain from the Commune People’s Committee, you will ride a motorbike all the way to the end of the asphalt road, about 8km, then park your car at a local house and then walk up the mountain for 2 hours. This journey is very attractive because you will conquer a variety of terrains from leafy trails, three hills under the canopy of primeval forest, crossing many streams including Lanh stream with clear water. .

The magnificent nature with mountains, forests and the wild cries of animals makes the journey even more interesting. Reaching the top of Lu Bu, you will admire the majestic and stunningly beautiful nature, the vast mountains and forests at your feet, surrounded by clouds and the giant Lu Bu rock up to 50m high on the top of the mountain.

With lush green nature, towering trees, rolling mountains and dense forests surrounding it, Lu Bu Mountain brings beauty full of life.

5.4 7-tier waterfall

7-tier waterfall in Dam Ri commune. The 7-tier waterfall has a height of over 30 m and strong flow. The waterfall has not been exploited yet so it is still very wild.

5.5 Dai Tung Lam Hoa Sen Pagoda

IMG Dai Tung Lam Hoa Sen Pagoda 1

Located right at the foot of B’Nom Lu’Mu mountain, Dai Tung Lam Hoa Sen Pagoda is a special destination in the area. This is a place for monks, monks, nuns, and practitioners to focus on practicing according to the Pure Land method, reciting true Buddha’s name, and practicing honestly, with the goal of achieving rebirth in the Western Extremes. Lost.

Dai Tung Lam Hoa Sen not only attracts Buddhists and ashrams but also many tourists from all over the country. With a peaceful, sacred natural space, excellent scenery and many unique architectural works, this place will definitely be the most memorable tourist destination.

5.6 Truc Lam Dong Tue Zen site

IMG Truc Lam Dong Tue Zen Site 4

Truc Lam Dong Tue Zen site is a beautiful pagoda nestled next to a stream, providing a poetic space right at the foot of Bao Loc pass. Truc Lam Dong Tue impresses with the perfect combination of pristine space and Zen architecture. The temple is filled with peace and comfort as it is surrounded by a natural landscape of mountains, streams, rocks and trees. The architecture of the Zen gate is elegant and serene, creating a suitable space for those who visit and worship to find peace.

Truc Lam Dong Tue is an ideal tourist destination with fresh air, beautiful natural scenery, and quiet space.

5.7 Monument to Our Lady of Peace

IMG Monument To Our Lady Of Peace

The statue of Our Lady of Lam Dong, also known as Our Lady of An Binh, is a famous destination located in the middle of Bao Loc Pass, Lam Dong province. The monument is placed on a high position, and from the stairs going up, you can see the statue of Mother Mary standing beautifully in the middle of the wild mountains and forests, surrounded by cool green trees. Next to the monument, there is a clear blue stream flowing down from the top of the mountain, attracting many young people to come here to take souvenir photos.

5.8 Fruit gardens

Ecological fruit gardens are also a tourist destination in Da Huoai that you should not miss. The fruit garden in Dai Hoai is grown according to clean standards without the use of pesticides, so you can enjoy it in the garden with peace of mind. Whatever the season, visit the fruit gardens and you can enjoy mangosteen, durian, avocado, rambutan, longan, jackfruit… In addition to eating on the spot, you can buy them as gifts at a very reasonable price.

6. Specialties when traveling to Da Huoai

6.1 Braised Lang fish

Catfish living in streams have meat that is both fragrant and firm, with crispy fat that is not as greasy as fish raised in still lakes. Fish, after being seasoned with spices, will have a delicious and irresistible taste. This dish is often eaten with rice.

6.2 Stream loach fish

Stream loach fish has tough meat, thin skin, and bones as crisp as cartilage. Bringing it to braise, cooking it in sour soup with Giang leaves, or cooking it with wild bamboo shoots all makes people satisfied.

6.3 Chicken

Because people fed them in the forest, eat natural food, and exercise a lot, the chickens here have firm meat and crispy skin. Just boil the chicken, cut the banana stem into slices and mix it with the salad, and you’ll have a chicken salad that few can compare to.

Chicken is also braised in turmeric or ginger. Even if the fire is high or reheated many times, the chicken here is still crispy and juicy. The dish is suitable with white rice, or can also be eaten with vegetable dishes.

6.4 Frog dishes

Frog dishes such as stir-fried frog with lolot leaves, grilled frog with skin, crispy fried frog… also attract diners.

6.5 Lam rice

Madagui blue rice cooked with sticky rice grown on the hills. Cooked rice is soft and supple, very delicious when eaten with braised fish or grilled chicken.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Da Huoai

Below are some suggested hotels and motels in Da Huoai for your reference:

  • Madagui Forest City. Address: Quarter 1, Madagui Town, Ma Da Guoi Town, Da Huoai, Lam Dong Province.
  • Hang Duong Resort. Address: Village 3, Highway 20, Ha Lam Commune, Ha Lam Commune, Da Huoai, Lam Dong Province.
  • Minh Hang Guesthouse. Address: Quarter 5, Madagui Town, Da Huoai, Lam Dong Province.
  • Truong Giang Guest House. Address: Quarter 3, Madagui Town, Da Huoai, Lam Dong Province.
  • Valentine Motel. Address: Ward 3, Madagui Town, Da Huoai, Lam Dong Province.
  • Trung Duong Guesthouse. Address: Quarter 5, Madagui Town, Da Huoai, Lam Dong Province.
  • Lan Anh Guesthouse. Address: Quarter 5, Madagui Town, Da Huoai, Lam Dong Province.

With the advantages of landscape and peaceful space. Da Huoai district is becoming a new destination attracting tourists. Who want to get away from the noise and seek a different experience here.

If you want to change your space and explore a new land in the Da Lat area. Da Huoai is a choice worth considering. Hopefully the useful information shared above from Origin Vietnam will help your upcoming journey to discover Da Huoai.

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