3 days central highland trip
Day 1: Da Lat-Lak Lake(160km)
Pick up 9am at your hotel and end at 5:30pm. Driver takes you a long beautiful road, you will visit flower and vegetable farms and a fantastic view of langbian mountain in the distance. Travelling down a peaceful countryside road. On the way you can visit coffee and tea plantations, cricket and weasel farms (enjoy learning how to make the weasel coffee), rice wine and mushroom making, bamboo knitting, a traditional silk center, Elephant waterfall and Linh An pagoda with “a big Happy Buddha”. Lunch time at a local restaurant at top of Phu Son pass where you can see Agent Orange mountain and panoramic views in the distance, then walk along minority villages, offering some candies or snacks for minority kids, playing with them and seeing the daily activities of local people. Spend a night in a long stilt house (home stay) at Jun village near Lak lake.
Day 2: Lak Lake-Draysap falls-Buon Me Thuot city (110km)
Elephant riding is available at the Lake (extra charge), with many picture opportunities of people farming and fishing. After a morning of sightseeing in Lak Lake, visit one of the oldest summer retreats of Emperor Bao Dai. Take a boat trip remotely to the village on the far side of the Lak lake. On the way to Buon Me Thuot, you can see rice paddies, brick making, Elephant rock, snake farm and a broken church. Enjoy the speciality of the central highland, the fresh spring roll and then go to see Dray Sap and Gia Long waterfalls. One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Viet Nam, a short trekking and swimming are available. Then back to the Buon Me Thuot city for overnight stay.
Day 3: Buon Me Thuot city- Nha Trang (200km)
Visit museum of Ethnic minority cultures, housed in the former residence of the French consul, dating from 1927. This museum contains an important collection of costumes and ethnological artefacts relating to the regions Ethnic minority communities, notably the Ede and the M’nong. There is also a display on the revolutionary history of the region. Visit Buon Me Thuot market to see the daily activities of local people. On the way you can see black pepper and rubber tree plantations, CaCao, sugar cane and cassava root farms. You can see and compare the differences between the E de and the M’nong ethnic minorities. You will also get the panoramic view of the phoenix pass (the hottest zone affected by the agent orange chemical during the Viet Nam War). Stop at Duc My hot spring to enjoy eggs prepared the local way. You can also see American soldier training station on the way to Nha Trang.
Price: $ 192/pax
At a Glance
|Depart From:||45 Truong Cong Dinh or at your hotel.|
|End At:||Nha Trang|
|Start Time:||8:30 am|
|Finish Time:||Depends on you - How enjoy do you have ?|
|Activities:||hiking, swimming, sightseeing.|
|Transportation:||Car is suitable for group's size.|
|Meals:||Purified drinking water, meals ( local foods). Please note one day in advance if you have special dietary requirements.|
|What to Bring:||Hat, sunscreen, repellent, swimsuit (if desired), camera, toiletries.|
|What is Included:||English speaking guide, all necessary forest and tourist permits, first aid kit, accommodations, entrance fees andvehicle transfer.|
|What is not Included:||Personal major medical including evacuation insurance coverage is recommended.|