In this article, Stylemotorbikes will share with you experiences of riding a motorbike from Ho Chi Minh City to Dalat
Road from Ho Chi Minh City to Dalat by motorbike
Dalat is a destination that attracts a lot of tourists from far away. It has a cool climate, fresh air and natural scenery extremely romantic. Therefore, it is known as the city of thousands of flowers.
How to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat by motorbike?
Currently there are 2 routes moving from Saigon to Dalat.
The main road
The route for this route is as follows:
Starting from Ho Chi Minh City - The war zone D - Forest Phu Ly - Pass Trieu Hai - Pass B40 - Pass DN4 - Pass Ta Dung - Lake Ta Dung - Pass DN2 - Da Lat.
This route has its advantages and disadvantages. As follows:
Roads are safe, easy to travel and there are many beautiful views.
This route is about 500km long. Therefore, you will take a lot of time to move. Also if it rains, the road is difficult to walk due to the muddy. Some parts of the road you need to be careful like: Trieu Hai pass is difficult to go and only suitable for offroad vehicles.
In addition to the above road, you can ride from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat by another route. It is the route of Saigon-Dalat under Highway 20. Specifically as follows:
Starting from Ho Chi Minh City - Highway 1k - Bien Hoa - Highway 1A - Dau Giay junction - Highway 20 - Pass Bao Loc - Pass Prenn - Da Lat.
Advantages of this route:
Saving your travel time. Because this road is only about 300km.
The section of Bao Loc pass and Prenn pass should be cautious because of potential dangers.
Is the road to Dalat dangerous?
You can choose one of two routes from Ho Chi Minh City to Dalat by motorbike as suggested above. So is the road to Dalat dangerous?
According to Stylemotorbikes, the road from Ho Chi Minh City to Dalat is invested in modern construction. However, these roads also exist potential dangers, especially the pass road area.
In particular, some passes you need to pay attention to are:
- Bao Loc pass: 15km long,107 sharp bends and very high slope.
- Prenn Pass: 11km long with many death bends. The surface of the pass is small, one side is a cliff and one side is a deep pool.
- Ngoan Muc Pass: It is the most dangerous pass
- Dran Pass: It has dense fog
Experience when riding a motorbike to Da Lat
Some experiences on the way from Ho Chi Minh City to Dalat by motorbike can be very helpful for you as follows:
Which season should you go to Dalat?
Dalat at all times of the year brings its own beauty. July has a pleasant time, cool and beautiful natural scenery. Meanwhile, in the last month and the beginning of the year, Da Lat is surrounded by mist, romantic rain and colors of many kinds of flowers.
- Shoes, personal belongings and medicine
- Vehicle registration
- Moving vehicles should be checked carefully before going
- You should bring along motorbike repair tools, gasoline for backup
Famous places in Da Lat
On the way from Ho Chi Minh City to Dalat by motorbike, you can check-in the beautiful scenery on the famous pass. In addition, some places you can not ignore when coming to this city of thousands of flowers such as:
Valley of Love has long become the most poetic landscape in Da Lat, attracting many tourists when coming to the dream city. The valley is located about 5km north of the city center.
If you are looking for a beautiful waterfall located right near Dalat city, Datanla Dalat Waterfall is the perfect choice. This waterfall has millions of visits and owns fascinating games such as climbing the waterfall, sliding, kayaking, risky rope swing.
Those who love to explore and conquer must be familiar with the peak of Pinhatt with the height of 1600m in the Elephant Mountains. You can challenge your limits with the steep and slippery mountain roads, going deep into the cold jungle to climb. Pinhatt Peak is extremely suitable for those who like to experience travel in Dalat.
Stylemotorbikes hope that above information will help you to have a safe and enjoyable trip.
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