dalat elephant riding tour 1 dayThis 1-day elephant riding tour in Dalat enables you to discover an enchanting province in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam. The scenic Dalat will delight you with unique breathtaking landscapes and spiritual sites. The elephant riding tour amazes you with the beauty of pine forest and Paradise Lake while on the back of the elephant.

Tour Route: Robin Hill – Tuyen Lam Lake – Truc Lam Zen Monastery – Elephant Riding at Da Tien Site – Dalanta Water Fall – Dalat Railways station – Linh Phuoc Pagoda
Duration: 1 Day
Date: Daily
Start/End: Dalat/ Dalat
Tour Category: Dalat Tours
Pick up: 08:00 AM at lobby of the hotel
Drop off: 04:00 PM at lobby of the hotel
Group Size: From 1 person up
Group Tour: Available – Upon request

Highlights of 1-day Dalat Elephant Riding Tour

  • Hike up and down the Robin Hill to admire the all-inclusive panoramic beauty of Dalat
  • Enjoy the fresh air while seeing the sight of the nicest lake in Dalat
  • Experience an interesting riding tour with lovely elephants
  • Experience interesting ride with lovely elephants
  • Go through the tranquil paths under the green canopy of leaves
  • View one of the most extraordinary cog railroads in the world
  • Discovery the belief and worship of locals at Linh Phuoc Pagoda
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  • Drivers: friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience, door-to-door services
  • Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned, big window
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Dalat Elephant Riding – Morning (L)

Our tour guide and driver will meet you at the hotel lobby at 8.00 am. We kick off the tour by taking a cable car to Robin Hill to get the panorama of Dalat city, Lang Biang Mountain, golden giant Buddha statue, Golf Course, Xuan Huong Lake, Prenn Pass, Elephant Mountain…. The cable car runs from Robin Hill to the beautiful Tuyen Lam Lake and the Truc Lam Zen Monastery with poetic natural beauty.

xuan huong lake dalat elephant riding

Truc Lam Zen Monastery is a very quiet scenery beside its beautiful flower garden. Built on the top of Phoenix Hill, it is appropriate for enjoying the peaceful and poetic space of meditation realms. Later we do trekking along the Lake to fairy Rock Site known as Da Tien.

datanla waterfall in dalat

An hour of elephant riding will be the striking mark of this day tour in Dalat. Enjoy relaxation and exciting moments on the back of elephants carrying you around the Pine forest and Paradise Lake. Take some rest before heading to a nearby local restaurant for lunch which features authentic food of the Central Highlands region.

dalat elephant ride tour

Dalat Elephant Riding – Afternoon

We leave the restaurant and walk on the peaceful path under the canopy of leaves or take thrilling alpine coaster down the hill to touch cool cascade in Datanla waterfall. There are beautiful and glossy rock slabs where fairies from heaven legendary used to bathed and get amused.

truc lam zen monastery in dalat

After visiting Dalat Famous Railway Station that is the most beautiful railway station in Indochina, we take a 7-km train through flower and vegetable plantations to Linh Phuoc Pagoda whose every surface is covered in stunning mosaics.

linh phuoc pagoda dalat elephant ride

Finish off our tour at the hotel around 4.00pm. To have a memorable and smooth day tour, you are advised to bring a lightweight daypack for your cameras, hat, sunscreen, and comfortable walking shoes.

What’s Included?

  • English speaking guide (other languages upon requests)
  • Entrance fees
  • Private A/C transportations
  • Lunch with authentic Vietnamese food
  • Cable car
  • Elephant Riding
  • Water during the trip

What’s Excluded?

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Pre & post accommodation


If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can serve you better.