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Bao Loc City – the home of tea and coffee in Lam Dong Province


Bao Loc City is not the famous city for tourism but this is the important stop for any tour from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat City. Bao Loc City is called the home of tea and coffee of Lam Dong. There is the large square of tea and coffee in this city to serve the consumers and export need to some Asia countries.
This is the quite city of Lam Dong Province with the peaceful life of the habitants and their friendly. The city is the special station for the bike trip from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Lat because it owns some wonderful paths for cycling.

Ward and Commune: There are 6 wards, 5 communes and some hamlets in Bao Loc City. Almost the places where focus on the agricultural economy not tourism.
Climate: The weather is cool in Bao Loc City. It is not far so much from the weather in Da Lat. However it is not so cold in the winter and sometimes it is hotter than Da Lat. The average temperature in the city is about 22 C degree. The rain time is from April to November. The best time for visiting this city is from December to March.
Transportation: Travel conveniently by land to the city and from it to other places.
The distance is for reference as below:
From Bao Loc City to Da Lat City: 111 km
From Bao Loc City to Phan Thiet: 110 km
From Bao Loc City to Nha Trang:  251 km
From Bao Loc City to Ninh Chu Beach, Ninh Thuan Province:  182 km
From Bao Loc City to Vung Tau City:  182 km
From Bao Loc City to Ho Chi Minh City:  200 km


Dambri Waterfall: the most famous landscape in Bao Loc City. It is far from city’s center more than 10 km. This is considered one of the best waterfalls in Highland with 60m high and the rich forest surrounded.   
Bao Loc Lake: the lake is in city’s center. It is the symbol of the city for years. There are some coffee shops closely where you can take a hot tea, tasty coffee and view of the lake in the changing of time in day.
Nam Phuong Lake: it is the very large lake with the impressive view for your photographing. The lake is far from city’s center about 2 km to the north.  
Da Ban Spring: Da Ban Spring is one of the wonderful landscapes with the typical feature of the highland. There are many large stone in here where you can camp. The spring is located far from city’s center some kilometers.   
Dai Binh Mountain: the mountain is not so high and you can see it from some locations on the highway through the city. This is the nice natural picture that you can enjoy without conquering or trekking. It is very close with agricultural life of local people.
Madagui Resort: It is called Madagui Forest City or Madagui Forest Resort. It belongs to Da Huoai District that located far from Bao Loc city’s center more than 40 km. It is a part of Nam Cat Tien National Park. This is the wonderful place for relaxing, challenging with activities outside, camping, and conquering the nature.
Tea Farm and Coffee Farms:  Bao Loc City is the home of tea and coffee in Lam Dong Province, so Tea Farms and Coffee Farms are the typical landscapes that you cannot miss your chance to visit. There are many farms in the city. The large farms are far from city’s center some kilometers. It is not difficult to you to come because the paths that lead to are almost convenient.


Tea Festival: the most important event of the city recently. The festival is organized in the end of each two year with many different activities.  

Local specialties

First of all, talk about the local specialties in Bao Loc City; tea and coffee are the specialties that concerned firstly. You can find here the best tea and coffee with their typical taste. Beside, you can find some kind of fruit in this land such as avocado, jack fruit, durian, passion fruit, banana, pineapple. This is also the land of fresh vegetable and some famous dishes cooked from bush meat such as boat meat, rabbit meat etc.