The South-Central Coasts and Highlands Travel Guide

The South-Central Coasts and Highlands Sights

Elephant Falls (Thac Voi)

  • Gia Lam Map It
  • Dalat
  • Body Of Water/Waterfall

Published 07/20/2009

Fodor's Review

About 30 km (19 miles) southwest of Dalat, these 30-meter-high waterfalls (one large and several smaller falls) are a popular stop on easy rider countryside tours. The mossy path down to the viewing area can be treacherous in the rainy season and challenging in the dry season, but once there, the views are impressive. It takes about 45 minutes to get the falls, which are just outside the village of Nam Ban. There's a coffee shop and handicraft shop at the waterfalls. Take the time to check out the textiles woven on-site by a K'Ho family. Also wander next door to the Linh An Pagoda, a peaceful working temple with hydrangeas and pine trees in the garden and a giant Happy Buddha (which doubles as a storage shed for garden supplies) out the back. The pagoda is closed for lunch from 12 to 1:30 pm.

Sight Information

Address:

Gia Lam, Dalat, Lam Dong, Vietnam

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Sight Details:

  • 10,000d

Published 07/20/2009

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