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transport to Da Lat from Saigon

Posted by fishtails04 on 28/1/2008 at 13:36

Can anyone advise on transport options and journey times from Saigon to Da Lat and then Da Lat to Nha Trang?

also would liketo visit Cat Tien N. P. from Da Lat so if you know baout travel to there, please fill me in!

#1 fishtails04 has been a member since 2/1/2008. Posts: 33

Posted by CatBa on 29/1/2008 at 07:17

Posted from within Vietnam.

The best option is bus - allow 6 hours, although some OpenTour bus operators do a diversion to the east so they can exchange passengers with Mui Ne bus connections which adds two hours o the journey.

Your BEST bet is to use Mai Linh Express whose HCMC address is: 400A Le Hong Phong, District 10 Tel: +84-(0)-8929-2929. Da Lat is 308 kilometres from HCMC. The cost is VND80,000.

Cat Tien can be accessed by Xe Om - motorcycle - ask around.

Recommended Da Lat accommodation is:
Dreams Hotel
151 & 164 B Phan Dinh Phung
Da Lat, Lam Dong
Tel: 063-833-748

They now have two properties open on the same street.

Da Lat >> Nha Trang is also simple. Contact Mei Linh at +(0)-63-521-111 in Da Lat.

In Nha Trang, good accommodation can be found at:
BA TU (Room 203 is popular)
34-G1 Nguyen Thien Thuat
Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa
Tel: 058-522-466
Mobile: 0905-369-867

Ninh Binh is a drop off point on the Ha Noi OT bus. Use either Mai inh or Sinh.

In Nha Trang I recommend the:
Nguyen Tri Phuong Hotel
56 Nguyen Tri Phuong
Hue-Centre, TTH

Tel: 054-829-282
Fax: 054-849-482
GPS: 16N27.97 / 107E35.64
Rooms: 16, Largest: 4
USD$4 (dorm); USD$8-12 other rooms.

#2 CatBa has been a member since 5/3/2007. Posts: 349

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