Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour

Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour

Da Lat is famous for beautiful landscapes, breath-taking views, natural waterfalls and hills, which attracts a large number of visitors coming to explore and relax each year. Of all the Da Lat exploring tours, the one who is paid much attention and chosen by a lot of travellers, especially the ones who are interested in thrilling and challenging trip is the white water rafting one, along with a trip to explore the peaceful life of the villages in the area. In this article, we are going to share the plan of Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour as well as useful tips for whom have interest in taking part in this amazing tour.

 

Da Lat white water rafting tour

The plan for Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour

Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour is an amazing and challenging tour for whom in love with sporty trip. In this tour, tourists will have a chance to explore beautiful and unique landscape of Dalat which is, a fantastic stretch of the Da Don River with Class 2, and 3 rapids. The combination of visiting the landscape and taking part in extreme sport is a fantastic experience for both national and international tourists.

Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour starts at 8:00 am every day. Tourists can request the tour guide for pick up at the hotel or come to the gathering place themselves. Then, we will spend about 1 hour to move to Da Don Village, where the river runs through. Once we get to our starting point, we will inflate the rafts. Then, the tour guide will provide some information, basic instruction and necessary techniques to make sure the tourists know how to board the rafts as well as solve the accidental problems. 2 man kayak style rafts will be used to navigate the river as they provide better maneuverability and allow us to run through the river even when the water level is low.

The first challenge that we encounter is a Class 2, which will quickly excite the tourists and right after that, we continue to face up to the first of the 2 waterfalls on the trip. We will control the rafts through the waterfall and then jump 6 meters to the river below.

 

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In the next section of the river, tourists will face up to the lower class of water with continuous rapids that roll through the stunning countryside. After getting through the river, we will come to the next area and visit a fantastic coffee plantation. To get through this area, we need to portage the raft through to avoid the 2nd of the waterfalls on this trip.

In the next part of the Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour, we have another series of intense and continuous rapids before coming to 3km final flat section. Great photo ops are available as we paddle through this calmer section of the river. After that, we will take a small break.

After that, continue with the most intense part of the trip. In this, we need to go through a Class 3 rapid which is immediately followed by several Class 2 rapids. Then we come to finish our 11 kilometers adventure of the mighty Da Don River.

A welcome lunch spot is set up right alongside the river so tourists can enjoy good meals whenever they want. Lunch will be prepared in picnic style with fresh fruits and vegetables. After, we can take a rest and enjoy the remoteness of the place before our vehicle meets us for the 1 hour transfer back to Dalat.

After finishing the rafting tour, tourists will be guided to explore the peaceful village of Vietnam, such as Minority Villages, Elephant Waterfalls, Coffee and Flower Plantations, visit Criket Farm and enjoy deep fried crikets if desired. This tour will allow you to calm down from the intense rafting experience, as well as giving you a window into the life and culture of the people here.

The schedule of Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour

Depart at 8:00 am. Participants can choose to go to the starting place or ask our tour guide to pick up at the hotel

End at between 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm. Participants can ask the tour guide to drop you off at the hotel if it is necessary.

Duration: one day

Departure days: Daily

Activities: Rafting and Swimming

Adventure Grade: Class 2 and 3 depending on water level and season

Transportation: Depending on the size of group, we will move by van or car 

Meals: Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour is provided with fruit snack, purified drinking water and picnic lunch. Please note our staff about your special dietary requirements one day in advance if it is necessary

 

Da Lat white water rafting

 

What is included in Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour

In this Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour, we provide:

  • English speaking professionally trained tour guide
  • Necessary forest and tourist permits, first aid kit to ensure your safety and comfort
  • Meal and transport
  • High-quality rafting gear which meets the standards of testing and safety.

What is excluded in Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour

  • Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour does not include personal major medical, or evacuation insurance coverage
  • Personal items such as: Hat, sunscreen; Clothes for swimming or Repellent
  • Camera. It is highly recommended that you should bring a waterproof one in case you desire to take a photo while taking part in the activities with water.
  • Sports sandals/water shoes.

 

White water rafting tour

 

If you are fascinated by the Da Lat white water rafting & countryside tour, do not hesitate to book a tour, make a plan and prepare your packing lists for this very exciting trip. Hope you enjoy this amazing tour in Da Lat!

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