SAIGON – DA LAT – LAK LAKE – BUON MA THUOT – PLEIKU – KON TUM
This is a trip to the Central Highlands of Vietnam - Tay Nguyen, discovering unspoiled lands and culture of tribal peoples in Tay Nguyen. Visit Da lat – the flower land of the country and Lak Lake – the most beautiful lake of the region. Enjoy the elephant ride over the river in Buon Ma Thuot. Explore ethnic minorities of Jarai in Pleiku and Bharna in Kon Tum.
Day 01: Saigon - Dalat
Day 02: Dalat - City tour
Day 03: Dalat - Buon Ma Thuot - Lak lake
Day 04: Lak lake - Buon Ma Thuot - Pleiku
Day 05: Pleiku - Kon Tum
Day 06: Kon Tum - Saigon
Day 01: Saigon - Dalat (-/L/-)
Depart to Da Lat through a beautiful cultivated area of rubber trees, coffee trees and tea trees. Stop over at La Nga Lake to take photos with at least 200 floating houses, Prenn Falls flowing among the pines of the valley of the Thousand Flowers. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant. You will be arrived in Da Lat at the end of the afternoon. Then, check-in at a hotel and enjoy your free leisure to discover Da Lat before having your dinner. Overnight stay at in Da Lat.
Day 02: Dalat - City tour (B/L/-)
After breakfast at the hotel, spend your whole day explore Da Lat.
Your will first visit Dalat Market - a shopping opportunity right in the center. Local produce such as fresh artichokes, dried fruits, vegetables, flowers and a lot more are available here throughout the day. Next, Da Lat Flower Gardens - the gardens feature more than 300 different kinds of flowers, many of which blossom all year round. Dalat Cathedral - one of the most famous and ancient architectural works which the French had left in this romantic city.Yersin high school - built in 1931 by the French.Then you walk through the beautiful pine forests, discovery Valley of Love – a romance and peace place, a picturesque valley of rolling hills with a lake. The green hills surrounding the lake, covered in gorgeous pine forests. Visit Bao Dai Summer Palace in the middle of a beautiful park – used as a retreat by the family of King Bao Dai - the last king of Vietnam. Your lunch is served at a local restaurant. At the end of the day, spend time to take a walk around Xuan Huong Lake. Enjoy your dinner and an overnight stay in this beautiful city.
Day 03: Dalat - Buon Ma Thuot - Lak lake (B/L/D)
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before heading to Buon Me Thuot. Your mountain road trip will take you through fabulous wild landscapes, many moutains and ethnic villages. Stop over for lunch at a local restaurant before continuing to Buon Me Thuot. You will be arriving in the afternoon. And start walking in M’nong Ethnic Village. Then, enjoy a beautiful canoe ride on Lak Lake, the most beautiful one of the region - Central Highland’s largest natural freshwater lake. Your dinner is served at a local restaurant. Enjoy your overnight stay in a traditional stilt house by the lake in M’nong Village.
Day 04: Lak lake - Buon Ma Thuot - Pleiku (B/L/D)
After having breakfast, enjoy an elephant ride through Lak Lake and the ethnic villages to discover their daily life and craft trades of M'nieng. Have lunch, then, visit Jarai Village as well as the museum of ethnography. After that, drive to Pleiku through the forests, fields of pepper. Arrive Pleiku at the end of the day and enjoy your time discovery Pleiku before having your dinner at a local restaurant. Stay 1 night in Pleiku.
Day 05: Pleiku - Kon Tum (B/L/-)
Having breakfast, then, depart to Con Tum. Enjoy your ride through amazing mountains landscapes. You will have opportunity to meet the Bahnar, an ethnic group of Vietnam living primarily in the Central Highland. Then, go and see wood statue outside the funeral houses. You will be transferring to Konkotu Village when arrive Kon Tum. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Take a walk to visit ethnic villages Kontum, discover the daily life and culture of the Bhanar. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in Communal House (Nha Rong).
Day 06: Kon Tum - Saigon (B/-/-)
After breakfast, enjoy the rest of your time discovery Kon Tum until being transfer to Pleiku Airport for your flight to Saigon and tour ends.
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