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Da Lat’s new wind turbines are latest hotspot for those looking to snap perfect photos

Friday, May 27, 2022, 11:29 GMT+7
Da Lat’s new wind turbines are latest hotspot for those looking to snap perfect photos
A couple stroll through Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Dong Ngo / Tuoi Tre

The installation of 17 wind turbines on the Cau Dat tea-growing farm, a popular location for cloud hunters in Da Lat, is the latest backdrop for Vietnamese shutterbugs.

Located in Xuan Truong Commune, Da Lat, the Cau Dat tea-growing farm is well known for its primitive and serene beauty.

A child poses against the blue sky and a wind turbine at Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

A child poses against the blue sky and a wind turbine at Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

Now, with the addition of the 17 wind turbines, the farm is a serious contender for the lead in the city’s list of must-see attractions.

Getting to Cau Dat Farm

From the center of Da Lat, travelers can drive a car or motorbike to Cau Dat Farm. The 26-kilometer route is paved and flanked by breathtaking views. 

A sunrise along the journey to Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

Sunrise along the journey to Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

The best time to visit Cau Dat Farm is in the early morning, when the clouds begin to rise off the mountains and the sun starts to peek over the hills. 

To make it to the farm in time for sunrise, travelers should leave the center of Da Lat by 4:00 am.

A child and her mom pose for a photo in front of a wind turbine background at Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

A child and her mom pose for a photo in front of a wind turbine at Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

The 90-meter-tall wind turbines are visible from National Highway 20, so it is pretty difficult to miss the farm.

Stunning photos at every corner

The wind turbines at Cau Dat are massive and visible from just about every corner of the farm. 

Their size and uniqueness become a major draw for couples, families, and tourists.

A couple poses for a photo in front of a wind turbine background at Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

A couple pose for a photo in front of a wind turbine at Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

The best times to photograph the wind turbines are before 9:00 am or after 4:00 pm, when the sun is not too bright, resulting more natural-looking photos.

In addition to Cau Dat Tea Farm, visit wind turbines in other famous destinations, such as Quy Nhon, Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, Soc Trang, and Dak Nong.

A couple poses for a photo at a wind turbine at Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

A couple pose for a photo at a wind turbine at Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

A child and her mom pose for a photo in front of a wind turbine background at Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

A child and her mom pose for a photo at a wind turbine at Cau Dat Tea Farm in Da Lat City's Xuan Truong Commune. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

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