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Coming to Da Lat to visit the most romantic ethnic village of Vietnam

Beautiful nature, wild and romantic scenery, poetic hills and mountains, seductive valley with murmuring streams,… all make the scenery in Cu Lan village one of the fairy lands, a must-come destination of Da Lat city.

Cu Lan Village is located at the foot of Lang Biang Mountain, nestled amidst the evergreen pine forests of Suoi Can village, Lat commune, Lac Duong district. The village is about 30 hectares surrounded by hills with pines, valleys, streams and is home to the K’ho people.

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Cu Lan village from far away

From a certain distance, Cu Lan village appears as a painting drawn by Nature, embroidered with the green patches of forest, the lake decorated with the yellow and red flowers, the roof of the ethnic K’ho people. The paths to Cu Lan village will be filled with lush flowers, making the scenery more beautiful.

Then you can visit Duoc village, the traditional house of the Central Highlands, row boat in the green lake, take a walk and immerse in the cool water in the streams, conquer “Oh My God” mountain, admire the pictures, paintings in the gallery of artist Le Ngoc Linh to find out more about the life of the people here, and finish the journey with a visit to Chom Hom market to select some meaningful souvenirs, which is also not to be missed activity when coming to Cu Lan village.

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The pristine beauty of Duoc village

To reach the village, visitors must cross hundreds of stairs covered with moss and two hanging bridges. Young adventurers can also choose to experience the stroll, trekking 400m and cross hundreds of slippery slopes because of thick layers of moss, the hanging bridges to reach the village. Older people who are afraid to go far, can choose the jeep service to visit the village.

The sound of pine trees, the wind blowing, the sound of goats calling their mother like an harmony of the sound talking to tourists rowing on the lake, the smell of wild bushes, the smell of pine forest, all create a natural picture that no one can resist.

Duoc village is located on the shores of the lake. Therefore, many young people, especially students, often gather here to organize picnic, group activities, set camp and sit around the camp fire overnight in the mountains.

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Cu Lan village at night with campfire

Walking down the stream, soaking feet under the cool water is always the best activities when coming to this destination.

The stilted K’ho houses are invested and expanded to serve visitors better. During the day, groups of visitors organize activities, talk and sing songs while cooking rice, grilling sweet potatoes, or drinking wine,…

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Trying cooking the specialty here is an

At night, everyone will sit around the campfire, listen to the sound of the guitarists, the sound of the trumpet, hands in hands to move around in the traditional costumes of K’ho, making the scene become livelier, brighter and more fanciful.

You can ride motorcycles, or drive cars to the village. The road is wide and a bit winding. From the city center, go along the provincial road 722 Ankroet (connecting Lam Dong province with Dak Lak province) about 11 km to the Golden Valley, then run 12km further through the pine forests, the lakes and you will reach Cu Lan village.

Fee: 30,000VND/ adult, children under 10 years old is 20,000VND.

Jeep rental: 500,000VND, carrying a maximum of 4 people.

Camp fire service: 60,000VND.

Rowing service: 20,000VND/ person.

Overnight stay: 1,5 million VND, free of charge for rowing.

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