Jungle hike in the south of Dalat

If you cannot stay still and have some time in Dalat, why not try hiking Elephant mountain? This one-day adventure takes you through the deepest jungle in Vietnam. Experience a wild flora and fauna, and simply enjoy every minute spent and each secret this unique destination abounds.

Type of tour: Small Group Tour (from 2 to 10 pax)
Departure date: Everyday
Duration: 1 day 
Public Price USD: $49 per person
 

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Our guide will meet you at your hotel at 8:30am to start your adventure in the deepest jungle of Vietnam. Walk quietly through the vines and foliage and you might spot some of Dalat’s famous birds or a troop of monkeys that we’ve seen and heard in the area.  
After a visit to this area, you will see firsthand how varied and wonderful the flora and fauna of Vietnam are: from pine forests to jungle to meadow in just one day!
This one-day trip starts from the south of Dalat city, we will drive along picturesque scenic roads to Tuyen Lam Lake where is the Elephant mountain area. 
The trek starts through pine forest and moves gradually uphill through a small meadow before crossing a stream and heading up into the thicker jungle canopy. Soon you will notice a dramatic change in scenery to thick jungle.  Walk the rolling hills among the vines, broad-leaf trees and enjoy the cool jungle breeze.  If you’re lucky, you may see a wild orchid in bloom or a troop of monkeys. 
As we work our way uphill we eventually come to a rather steep section that heads up to the summit of temple peak. This 20-minute section takes us to our lunch spot where the views of the valley below are fantastic. Dalat is known as the vegetable garden of Vietnam, and lunch offers you a chance to try some of the area’s tastiest products.
After lunch the trail goes downhill gradually along a ridgeline and the jungle canopy starts to thin out before we come to a clearing where the jungle ends. This flat section leads us down towards the valley below which is dotted with small farms growing vegetables and flowers. Numerous paddies also cover the valley below. The trail can be steep and rocky in this section and finishes at the infamous Chicken Village where our vehicle meets us to transport back to Dalat around 4pm. This trip can also be done the other way around depending on the season. 

Activities: Hiking (min. 5 hours)
Meals: Picnic lunch.

 
Jungle hike in the south of Dalat
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