Attractions

Top Choice Architecture in Dalat

Hang Nga Crazy House

A free-wheeling architectural exploration of surrealism, Hang Nga Crazy House is a joyously designed, outrageously artistic private home. Imagine sculptured rooms connected by superslim bridges rising out of a tangl…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Cat Tien National Park

Dao Tien Endangered Primate Species Centre

Set on an island in the Dong Nai River, this rehabilitation centre with a stellar reputation hosts golden-cheeked gibbons, pygmy loris (both endemic to Vietnam and Cambodia), black-shanked douc and silvered langur t…
Top Choice Museum in Buon Ma Thuot

Ethnographic Museum

This excellent museum takes you through the history of Dak Lak province, from stone tools and bronze burial drums to the American War and its aftermath, written from the North Vietnamese perspective. Chortle at the …
Top Choice Church in Kon Tum

Immaculate Conception Cathedral

Built entirely from wood, this stunning cathedral from the French era has a dark frontage, yellow trim and wide terraces. Known to the locals as the 'wooden church', inside it’s light, airy and elegant, with incredi…
Nature Reserve in Dalat

Bidoup Nui Ba National Park

Occupying a densely forested highland plateau, this little-visited national park encompasses evergreen and coniferous woodlands, bamboo groves and grasslands at altitudes between 650m and 2288m. It is also home to v…
Waterfall in Dalat

Dambri Falls

En route to Bao Loc and Ho Chi Minh City, 130km south of Dalat, Dambri Falls are one of the highest (90m), most magnificent and easily accessible waterfalls in Vietnam – they are worth visiting even in dry season. F…
Farm in Dalat

K'Ho Coffee

This coffee farm has been in the family of Rolan since the 1860s. It's part of a K'Ho coffee-growing cooperative that ensures that profits are directly supporting the K'Ho minority farmers. The beans are Arabica, in…
Nature Reserve in Southwest Highlands

Cat Tien National Park

One of the outstanding natural treasures of the region, the 72,000-hectare Cat Tien National Park comprises an amazingly biodiverse region of lowland tropical rainforest. The hiking, mountain biking and birdwatching…
Museum in Kon Tum

Seminary & Hill-Tribe Museum

This lovely old Catholic seminary was built in 1934. The 'traditional room' upstairs functions as an absorbing museum of hill-tribe life and the Kon Tum diocese, with English descriptions of rites and excellent exam…
Palace in Dalat

King Palace

Tastefully revamped, the main palace of Bao Dai, Vietnam's last emperor, beckons visitors with its beautiful tree-lined avenue and a surprisingly modest but attractive royal residence. It was home to Bao Dai and his…