Take in a refreshing view and dip of the Vietnamese countryside with a visit to the Elephant Falls.
The Elephant Falls can be found in a heavily-farmed valley at the bottom of a mountain pass, around 30 kilometres southwest of Da Lat. As one of the stops included on the Easy Rider Tours around the Central Highlands, the place is teeming with tourists and even establishments catering to guests. However, these do not discount the fact that this attraction remains to be a highly adventurous one. You will have to navigate and tackle the rough, slippery, and treacherous pathway going to the falls. But all your hardships will be worth it, as soon you will be rewarded with a view of the towering Elephant Falls and lush nature and wildlife everywhere.
The Elephant Falls is located in Ba Dinh, Nam Ban Town, Lam Ha District, Lam Dong Province, Da Lat.
Opening Days and Hours
The falls is open to visitors every day, from 07:30 to 16:30.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance to the falls is free, despite what the locals might tell you in the entrance.
How to Get There
- You can reach Da Lat via flights from Da Nang, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh. From the airport, you can board a shuttle bus going to the city centre or your hotel.
- The best way to go to the falls is via motorbike. From the Da Lat city centre, follow Hoang Van Thu Street and turn left on the signpost for the Ta Nung Village. You will then see a signboard for Elephant Falls on the right after a few kilometres, before the bridge.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
You can explore the pagoda in 1 to 2 hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit the falls is in the morning, from 08:30 to 10:00.
There are no restaurants located near the falls, so you might need to bring enough food and snacks to last your trip. Some tours might also include food.
- Linh An Pagoda
- Datanla Falls
- Tuyen Lam Lake
- Bao Dai’s Palace
There are no hotels located near the falls. The nearest ones are located around more than 11 kilometres away, including Binh An Village Dalat, Dalat Edensee Resort & Spa, SAM Tuyen Lam Resorts, and Zen Cafe Lakeside Dalat. Prices range from USD 30 to USD 112 per night.