What to do if you have only 24 hours in Dalat, Vietnam

Dalat is one of the most famous destinations in Vietnam that attracts a lot of tourists every year. There are many things for you to do in this beautiful landscape. However, if you have only 24 hours here, below are some activities that you can enjoy while you are in Dalat.

Recommended places

  1. Sightsee Truc Lam Monastery

Located at about 1300 m above sea level outside the resort town of Dalat, Truc Lam Monastery is a Zen Buddhist temple so tourists have to go by cable car to reach this place. This is also a great opportunity for you to have an overlook at the city of thousands of flowers from above and see the fantastic scenery of Dalat, from the sea, rivers, to hills full of pine trees, and terraced fields.

This beautiful architectural ensemble covers an area of 24 hectares. Coming here, tourists can not only enjoy the peaceful atmosphere but also be amazed by the wonderful flower garden in the Monastery with a variety of rare flowers such as the cotton rosemallow, and Ceiba.

  1. Visit Pongour waterfall

Situated in a deserted area, Pongour waterfall is not only famous in Dalat but also in Vietnam therefore the rate of tourists visiting this waterfall is quite high all year round. The waterfall is covered by a virgin forest with a diversified floristic composition, from ancient trees to wild animals. Stretching over 100 meters, through the 7-floor stone platform system, tourists will be easily attracted by the impressive beauty of this eco-tourism area.

Apart from enjoying the wonderful sight, in spring, there are some festivals which are hold at this waterfall in these recent years for you to take part in such as rice cooking contest, Gong performance, folklore game, and Buffalo – stabbing.



Ponguar Falls


  1. Go to Am Phu Night market

Dalat Night Market or Am Phu Night Market is one of the must-see places if you have a chance to travel to Dalat. Located on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street and opens from 5 pm to 5 am, Am Phu Night Market is the greatest place for tourists to wander around, watch local life, enjoy night foods, and experience the nightlife in Dalat. There are numerous of products which are sold here, from clothing, fabrics, souvenir to food and drink. You can purchase a lot of things here with a reasonable price.

Vietnam visa requirement for Spanish citizens

Spanish citizens can stay in Vietnam for 15 days without Vietnam visa so if you want to be in Vietnam more than 15 days or visit the country on the dates falling within 30 days from the exit date of your latest stay with visa-free then a valid Vietnam visa will be required. Therefore check out carefully Vietnam visa requirements for Spanish citizens before your trip.

There are 3 options for Spanish to get Vietnam visa:

If you choose this option, it’s needed to contact the Vietnam embassy to know required documents for applying for the visa and fees. It can take you 4 or 5 working days to get Vietnam visa. Below is the information of Vietnam Embassy in Spain:

Embassy of Vietnam in Madrid, Spain

Address: C/ Arturo Soria 201, 1-AyB 28043 – Madrid, SPAIN

Phone: (3491) 510 2867

Fax: (3491) 415 7067

Email: [email protected]

  • Applying for Vietnam visa on arrival

Vietnam visa on Arrival is applicable for foreigners who travel to Vietnam by air only and applicants can stay at anywhere they want and apply for it because its process is all done online. When applying for this kind of visa, full visa will be obtained Vietnam airport check-in counter. For further information, please freely to contact https://www.vietnam-visa.com.

  • Applying for Vietnam e-visa

Vietnam e-visa is a one single entry visa which is valid for 30 days which can be accessed here. Within working 3 days, Vietnam e-visa will be sent to email (if approved) and please remember to print it to show to Immigration Officer at the airport.

Dalat – The city of thousands flowers-is really worth to visit. Hope our suggestion can help you enjoy time in Dalat in only one day.