We extend a warm welcome to all yoga students and seekers to the Dalat Resort and training center, a place where relaxation meets with classical Yoga training with excellence!
- Swami Sitaramananda
Dalat, Vietnam Yoga Resort and Training Center is located at, K'lan a hillside resort by Tuyen Lam Lake, 20 min from Dalat city, surrounded by beautiful hills. Dalat, “the city of eternal spring”, one hour flight from Ho Chi Minh City airport, is a famous tourist destination with fresh air and a mild climate. The yoga and meditation classes will be held in a large, beautiful 2-story Yoga hall. The rooms are Western standard, with bathroom. The beautiful landscape, with pine forest, has many walking trails.
- 5:30 am.............Wake-up
- 6:00 am.............Satsang
- 8:00 am.............Yoga Class
- 10:00 am..........Vegetarian Brunch
- 11:00 am..........Karma Yoga
- 1:00 pm............Workshop
- 4:00 pm............Yoga Class
- 6:00 pm............Dinner
- 8:00 pm............Satsang
- 10:30 pm..........Lights Out
Guests and students are expected to follow the schedule as much as to their capacity.
Courses will be taught primarily in English with Vietnamese simultaneous translation. However check on each course page to see which languages before signing up for a course.
Guests may bring their own tent and gear and camp on the land. Sleep closer to nature in the fresh, open air. There are deck platforms designated for tenting.
- $27/night per person
- Tenting available from Oct. 15th - Apr. 15th
- Tenting optional from Apr. 15th - Jun. 1st
- Not available from Jun. 1st - Oct. 15th
The building dorms are fully equipped with western style facilities.
- 4-person...........: $34/night per person
- 3-person...........: $39/night per person
- Double..............: $46/night per person
- Single...............: $66/night
The cost includes price of classes, accommodations, and food. Holiday Surcharge of $15 per night will apply on holiday weekends.
If you will not be spending the night at the ashram, rates are as follows:
- Meal Only: $5
- Yoga Asana/Pranayama Class Only: $10
- Meal and Class: $12
- Day Rate: $24 (include 2 meals and 2 yoga class)
Two buffet-style vegetarian meals are served daily. Absent from the menu are meat, fish, fowl, eggs, garlic, onions, and caffeinated beverages.
What to bring
We suggest that guests bring comfortable, modest clothing. We suggest footwear for walking/hiking, suitable outdoor clothing, a warm sweater, sweat pants, slip on sandals (footwear is not allowed in buildings), flashlight, and a meditation shawl.
Vietnamese dong is the local currency. Currently there is an exchange rate of 22,500 dong for 1 US dollar.
Wireless Internet Access
We have an open and free wireless internet connection available, although we do not encourage its use during your stay.
SIM card for your phone needs to be puchased at the airport before coming to the resort.
Da Lat is the city of eternal spring and the weather is temperate. The average high tempearature throughout the year is 72 - 76 degrees F (22 - 25 C). The low is 54 - 60 F ( 12 - 16 C). The rainy season in Da Lat is from mid April until mid November. If you are coming during these months please bring appropriate clothing.
* Many places for walking around the grounds
* Ayurvedic consultations and wellness massage therapies are available year round by appointment
* Spiritual counselling with a Swami is available by appointment.
* Laundry service is available
Guidelines and Rules
We ask that you do not bring any meat, eggs, drugs or weapons of any kind to the Resort. No smoking, alcohol, drugs, or nudity are permitted on the grounds. To maintain the purity and spiritual purpose of the Resort, we ask that all guests and residents follow the schedule of events of our daily program. Attendance at all Satsangs and at least one Yoga class per day is required.
The Yoga of selfless service. All visitors are encouraged to join our staff (all non-paid volunteers) in this service during our daily scheduled Karma Yoga Hour.
Families with children are always welcome. Parents must supervise their children (except when they are enrolled in Kids Camp). Pay half price for children 12 years and under.
Couples sharing accommodations
Please note that at the resort we follow the classical yoga teaching of celibacy. This means that we maintain separate accommodations for men and women. Exceptions are made for married couples and for families.
- no nudity or transparent clothes
- no low cut tops
- no bare midriffs (tops should be able to tuck into the trousers)
How to get here / Transportation
The resort is 1/2 hour from the Lien Khuong airport . If you come from intenrational cities, you can take flights to Hochiminh City and to Hanoi city then take a direct local flight (Vietnam airlines run twice daily flights from HCM to Dalt) . Then take a taxi to K'lan resort, by the Tuyen Lam Lake, near the tourist attraction "Duong Ham dat set ". You need to reserve your stay in advance. We prefer no drop in. Minimum stay is 3 days.
Surrounding Area / Tourist attractions
There are many tourist attractions in the surrounding area including:
- pagodas and temples
- hiking trails
- walking trails
Dalat City is 20 minutes by taxi from the resort and has a beautiful market where you can buy flowers, fruits, souvenirs and more. Several waterfalls are close by. The major industries in Dalat are horticulture and tourism. Dalat is named "the city of eternal spring". Flowers, fruits and vegetables are abundant, specially artichokes, avocados and strawberries. Dalat's festival of flowers is famous and takes place yearly from the end of December to January.