5 days central highland trip
5 Days- central highland trip( Da Lat-Lak Lake- Buon Me Thuot city-Pleiku- KomTun- Ho chi Minh Trail- Phuoc Son Town- Hoi An)
Day 1:Da Lat-Lak Lake(160km)
Pick up 9am at your hotel end at 5.30pm, our driver takes you a long beautiful road and you can see 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 see 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 falls and Linh An pagoda with “a big happy buddha”. Stop for lunch at local restaurant at top of Phu Son pass where you can see Agent Orange Mountain and beautiful panoramic views in the distance. Walking a long some minority villages, it is nice if you can offer some candies or snacks for kids, playing with them and seeing the daily activities of local people. Spend a night in 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 local people farming and fishing. After a morning of sightseeing in Lak Lake, visit one of the old summer retreats of Emperor Bao Dai. You can also take boat trip to the remote 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, snack farm and a broken church. Enjoy the speciality of the central highland, the fresh spring roll. Then go to see Draysap and Gia long waterfalls, some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Vietnam. A short trekking and swimming are available. Back to the Buon Me Thuot city for overnight stay.
Day 3: Buon Me Thuot City-Ho Chi Minh Trail-Pleiku City
Drive on the Ho Chi Minh trail through Pleiku, infamous because of the fierce fighting that took place between Vietnamese and American forces.
Visit Sea lake, black pepper farm, rubber tree plantation, the wooden church and Bana village.
Visit a 290m iron suppension bridge and Kontun prison
Spend the night in kontun.
Day4: Kun Ton city-Phuoc Son town
Spend the day driving across the mountain and through the jungle,
Visit the Rong house,which is the traditional house of the Ede minority poeple
Along the Ho Chi Minh trail the spectacular mountain views are ideal for photos.
Lunch at local restaurant on the Cambodian frontier
See and compare many kinds of minority villages along the Ho Chi Minh trail
Stop at a big former battle field
Spend the night in the middle of Ho Chi Minh trail-Phuoc Son town
Day 5:Phuoc Son- Hoi An
This is the last day on the Ho Chi Minh trail, an easy downhill ride through the jungle and mountains to the coast
Visit the Tobacco farm, see the real local people and life-style on the countryside in the middle of viet nam
On the way, stop at a small waterfall, see rice paddies and visit historic Cham tower. Or stop at the ancient Cham tower, My Son hollyland on your way before going for a swim in Hoi An.
Price: $ 325
At a Glance
|Depart From:||45 Truong Cong Dinh or at your hotel.|
|End At:||Hoi An world heritage site.
|Start Time:||8:30 am|
|Finish Time:||Depends on you - How do you enjoy?|
|Activities:||Hiking, swimming, sightseeing.|
|Transportation:||Car is suitable for group'size|
|Meals:||Purified drinking water, meals(local foods) Please note one coday 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, all entrance fees and accommodations.
|What is not Included:||Personal major medical including evacuation insurance coverage is recommended.|