Trai Mat village is a small village located near Dalat city. Just about 7 km if you take the train from the city center. After arrival, you can explore the village with its local business, market as well as its residents. Besides, this village is home to a group of pagodas.
- 1 Introducing Trai Mat village
- 2 How to get to Trai Mat?
- 3 Tourist attractions at Trai Mat village
- 4 Review Trai Mat village
If you want to relive distant memories, find the rustic simplicity of ancient houses on the old streets. Trai Mat is your ideal destination.This place attracts tourists not only by the majestic scenery of highland mountains but also by the wild features that make our souls strangely peaceful. Here are the Dalat Trai Mat travel experiences that you should refer to in order to experience all the interesting things.
Introducing Trai Mat village
If you are a person who wants to find the memories of childhood. Come to Dalat, you should try once leave the city center and visit Trai Mat. Here you can look for interesting experiences, rustic beauty of life, tranquility in the outskirts of the mountain town. Along the way you can freely watch the immense pine forests dancing in the wind. If you want to know how beautiful Trai Mat village is, just follow Hoa Dalat Travel to find out.
Where is Trai Mat village?
Located about 7 km southeast of the city center. It only takes about 20 minutes to drive to the suburb of Trai Mat – an eye-catching, appealing tourist attraction. Favored by the climate, Trai Mat is an indispensable part of Dalat city. If observant, you will realize that this place is similar to Dalat twenty or thirty years ago.
A majestic mountain scenery looms in the mist of the highland mountains. Not only that, this place still retains a special pristine character that makes every visitor’s soul feel peaceful.
GOOGLE MAPS SHOWING DIRECTIONS TO TRAI MAT
The map below shows road to access to Trai Mat village:
Why is it called Trai Mat?
This may be a question that many visitors are curious and wonder, right? That’s why today we would like to let you know.
The reason this place was called Trai Mat was because it used to be a place where Bao Dai King had a holiday and hunting camp. That is why locals have named this place “Trai Mat”. “Trai Mat” in Vietnamese means “holiday camp”.
How to get to Trai Mat?
There are various types of vehicles such as motorcycles, taxis, cars, buses. But if you are bored with the familiar means as above. You can choose the train to experience the natural scenery on the journey from the city center to Trai Mat.
Traveling by motorbike from the center of Dalat city only takes 20 minutes to reach Trai Mat. If you travel to Dalat and want to drive a motorcycle around the city but you have one? Don’t worry, you can rent a motorbike at the locations near the market or at your hotel, it costs you around 80,000 – 180,000 VND / day depending on the type of motorbike. This is the vehicle chosen by many young people for being fast and active during the journey.
By Taxi or Bus
If you are concerned about unfamiliar roads or you don’t like to ride a motorbike. You can choose to travel by taxi or bus without worrying about getting lost. With buses Dalat – Xuan Truong cost 12,000 VND / ticket. Taking the bus is cheaper and safer but it will take a lot of time and not be proactive.
If you do not want to wait for the bus, you can book a taxi right away. Choose a taxi company that you like and show them your address, the car will pick you up immediately after the phone call.
By a nostalgic train
If you want to have an exceptional trip to explore Trai Mat – Train is a perfect option. Most of the foreign tourists love this option because if you travel by train, you can admire the whole paronamic view of the city.
But keep in mind that the train only departs five times at: 07:45 | 09:50 | 11:55 | 14:00 and 16:05. The ride to Trai Mat lasts approximately 20 minutes.
Tourist attractions at Trai Mat village
Currently, Trai Mat village and Ta Nung pass areas are the two hottest tourist attractions in Dalat today. Because in these 2 areas, there are many new tourist areas that are attracting millions of tourists coming here every year. These locations are the factors that bring Trai Mat closer to the travelers from all over the world.
Cloud hunting at Trai Mat – Dalat
Not too noisy like other tourist destinations in Dalat. Trai Mat attracts visitors by the peaceful space of the suburbs, the cool climate blessed by nature. Another specialty of the place that you may not know is “cloud”.
If you arrive at Trai Mat at 5 – 6 am, you will have a chance to admire the beauty of the place. All the mist, cloud and sunlight blending to create a “flawless” picture of the dawn. Imagine you are inhaling the fresh cold air as well as taking some photos to capture the gentle beauty of the place. By the way, the climate at the time is pretty low so remember to bring your jacket and gloves.
Trai Mat Market
There are many other places to explore rather than just go sightseeing. The first point located right in the center is Trai Mat market, this is one of the biggest farmers market in the flower city.
Go to the market you can easily buying vegetables and learn how to bargain with the sellers. The trading and exchanging scenes are quite busy so I think you will have a lot of experiences at this rural market.
Right at Trai Mat market, there is an old train station
Next to the market is the only station of the old trains. This is a construction work designed to simulate the image of Langbiang mountain. The unique design has turned this place to a tourist attraction of Trai Mat. This is the only station that is still retained to the present. Its structure was previously a railway connecting Dalat – Thap Cham.
Designed with the cog railway of ABT system, the rail is different from like other rails. It designed to be able to pull trains from the plain to the plateau at an altitude of 1600m above sea level. Due to many factors that gradually over time this route can only keep the length of 7km to serve the sightseeing of visitors.
Linh Phuoc Pagoda in Trai Mat
Another place you should visit is Linh Phuoc Pagoda, also known as Ve Chai pagoda. Not far from Trai Mat market, this pagoda welcomes thousands of visitors every day. The pagoda is appealing by its ancient architecture as well as the 7-storey tower. Besides, there is also a giant statue of Avalokitesvara created by a special flower of Dalat, an immortal flower. This unique statue was once recorded in the Guinness Book of Vietnam at the Dalat flower festival 2010. It is also a temple that holds other 11 records.
Black Rock Garden
Located at 344 Luong Dinh Cua Street, if you are a dog-lover, you must definitely visit this place. The first impression when you enter the place is a series of cute little puppy running toward you to welcome and ask for food. They are 40 lovely and dedicated “staffs” including: Alaska, Corgi, Akita, Golden, etc. You can feed, dance and cuddle them. The entrance ticket for adult costs 70.000 VND and for children costs 50.000 (including drinks).
Light heaven in Dalat city
If you spend a night at Trai Mat, you will witness firsthand the shimmering, fanciful scenery at night. Standing right at the curb near Trai Mat roundabout. In the quiet night scenery, there are thousands of bulbs that glowing from vegetable houses.
From a distance, you will feel no different from the firefly farms in Japanese comics. A capital, a heaven of light that can only found in a movie. If you come here, I promise you will be attracted by its beauty.
Located at the road No. 7, Ward 11 in Dalat. Although it is quite far from the city center, recently this place has attracted tons of young people come here to explore. This place has one thing that’s really attractive to young people – “Stairway to heaven”. This stairway is really one of a kind. If you love doing photo shoot, you can not forget this location!
Review Trai Mat village
Trai Mat is one of the hottest tourist attractions in Dalat today. You can travel here by motorcycle, cars, taxi, bus or train. Not like the city center, the climate here is cooler, the air is fresher as well as this place is less noisy and crowded than the downtown. Besides, there are wide range of tourist attractions including: Trai Mat market, train station, coffee shops and a group of pagodas.
Overall, if you want to find a tranquill, poetic and peaceful destination, Trai Mat village is 100% your ideal location. If you are planning a trip to Dalat, just don’t forget to put this place on your priority list and invite your best pals to explore it as soon as possible.
Images of Trai Mat village
Here are the photos that visitors captured at Trai Mat village. You can refer to the images below. Hopefully, these images can help you feel a part of the beauty of the village. If you’re coming to Dalat, we strongly recommend that should you visit here once.
Finally, we wish you a complete and happy journey! If you have any questions, you can leave a comment in the comment section below. Thank you for your interest in our article about Trai Mat village.