Central Highland Discovery 7 Days
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Central Highland Discovery 7 Days

Kon Tum - Buon Me Thuot - Dalat

Overview

The Central Highlands is known as a home to different ethnic minorities, for the fresh nature and temperate climate and the sublime waterfalls. Leave the beaten track to go deeper on an extraordinary journey to discover Vietnam’s Central Highlands. Meet some of the very little known ethnic minorities with their unique cultures and spiritual believes which have not changed over the past centuries. Walkthrough the largest coffee plantation, the coffee kingdom of Vietnam. Starts the trip from Kon Tum and drives through the endless corridor of rubber, coffee and pepper farms to the center of the majestic highlands, then ends in Dalat – the city of Love.

Hightlights

  • Discover Vietnam’s ethnic groups of the Central Highlands
  • Stay in a homestay at a local ethnic minority village
  • Explore highland landscapes with the unique lifestyles of minority groups: J’rai, E-de, Bana…
  • Visit the city of love where surrounded by pine forests, lakes, and waterfalls.

Itinerary

Please check the full itinerary and photograph of this Central Highland tour for your reference. If you have any query, please do not hesitate to contact us.

DAY 1: PLEIKU - KON TUM

Arrival to Pleiku. Pick up and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon, visit a wooden church, built-in memory of the first Christian missionary. Overnight in Kon Tum.

Meal: None
Tour guide: None

pleiku

DAY 2: KON TUM - KONKOTU VILLAGE

Begin this morning with a 1-hour drive to visit the Sodra people in Kon Ray and Kon Bil villages. Their homes are long stilt houses built out of bamboo and straw, secured with rattan. Drive on to a Jo Long hill tribe village called Kon Du, catching glimpses of hand-weaving on giant looms or the eerie wooden statues in the cemeteries. After checking out of the hotel, drive 30-minutes to the Bhanar Village of Kon Ko Tu. On arrival, start a 4-km trek from Kon Ko Tu village along the Dak Bla riverbank, where local villagers are hard at work tending buffaloes, preparing crops for harvest, and transporting their produce to the village market. Return by a pirogue to Kon Ko Tu village. Tonight’s dinner is a local treat, including a Gong show and Xoang dancing and the chance to sample some local rice wine.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tour guide: English speaking guide

kon tum

DAY 3: KONKOTU - KON TUM - BUON ME THUOT

Transfer back to Kon Tum town for breakfast, then transfer to Ban Me Thuot, the heart of the central highlands, whose population is composed of mountain minorities living in longhouses bringing together all the villagers. Lunch in a local restaurant. The afternoon visit to the Ethnographic Museum of Buon Me Thuot. Overnight in Buon Me Thuot and enjoy their famous coffee shop which is one of the specialties of the Central Highlands. Overnight in Buon Me Thuot.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide

buon ma thuot

DAY 4: BUON ME THUOT - DON VILLAGE & WATERFALLS

A day trip to explore Don Village, and visit Dray Sap Waterfall, Trinh Nu Waterfall. If time allowed, you can stop by at the Yok Don National Park on the way to visit Don Village too. Overnight in Buon Ma Thuot.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide

don village

DAY 5: BUON ME THUOT - LAK LAKE - DA LAT

Departing Buon Ma Thuot, today’s journey will take us via the beautiful Lak Lake, set in a pleasant rural landscape of hills dotted with M’nong minority villages. Board your boat for an enjoyable cruise on the placid waters of the lake, followed by a fun elephant trek to nearby Jun village. Enjoy a pleasant lunch and then head for the charming hill station of Dalat. Your journey will take you through a stunning landscape of verdant mountains and traditional villages. Overnight in Dalat.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide

lak lake

DAY 6: DALAT

Continue your discovery of this laid back mountain retreat. Visit Bao Dai’s villa, a base for the last emperor on his many hunting expeditions to the surrounding hills. Also visit the cathedral and Dalat’s bustling market, packed with produce such as locally grown flowers and fruits, the rest of the day free for your own leisure. Overnight in Dalat.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Tour guide: English speaking guide

DALAT

DAY 7: DALAT- SAIGON

Transfer to the airport for flight to Saigon.

Meals: Breakfast
Tour guide: None

 

dalat

Pricing

 

Category Price valid from Jan 1st – Dec 31th, 2020 (per person in US dollar)
2 people 3 – 4 people 5 – 6 people 7 – 8 people Single supplement
$978 $762 $609 $529 $198

 

ACCOMMODATION

 

Cities Hotel Category
Kon Tum Indochine Hotel – Deluxe Room
Kon Ko Tu Village – Homestay 
Buon Me Thuot Saigon Ban Me Hotel – Deluxe Room
Dalat TTC Dalat – Junior Deluxe Room

Include & Exclude

TRIP INCLUSIVE

  • All private transfer and transportation
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
  • Experienced local English / French speaking guide
  • Private boat trip as per tour
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Water and tissues on coach
  • Services charges and government tax.

TRIP EXCLUSIVE

  • International flights & departures taxes
  • Beverage
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities
  • Vietnam visa stamping fee.
  • Others not mentioned above

Note:

* Check-in time: 02.00pm – Check-out time: 12.00pm.

* Price is based on a minimum of 2 people sharing 1 double/ twin room. A single supplement is surcharged when one person occupies one room.

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