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Hidden Beauty of Central Highlands - 6 Days

Hidden Beauty of Central Highlands

Vietnam · Private Tour · 6 Days
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Private Tour
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culture
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landscape

Fall in love with the scenic landscapes of Vietnam Central highlands, unwinding at the colonial hill station of Dalat, feeling the peace of Lak Lake, and visiting the plantations and temples around Buon Ma Thuot.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Dalat
Day 2 - Dalat City Tour
Day 3 - Dalat → Lak Lake
Day 4 - Lak Lake → Buon Ma Thuot
Day 5 - Buon Ma Thuot → Pleiku
Day 6 - Pleiku

What is included

  • Private transportation on tour in air conditioned vehicle
  • 5 nights accommodation in comfort hotels with breakfast
  • Meals mentioned in this itinerary
  • Entrance fees at all visiting sites
  • Sightseeing English speaking guide in each location
  • Cold towels and water on sightseeing days

What is NOT included

  • International flights
  • Beverages at meals
  • Tips and personal expenses
Did you know you can make this trip even better? Customize this tour

day
1
Dalat

Meet up with your local guide at Lien Khuong airport, transfer to hotel for check in.

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Ngoc Lan Hotel

Superior Lake View Dalat

day
2
Dalat City Tour

Dalat is located on a verdant plateau containing pine forests, farm land and many lakes. Its cool climate was the reason that the French developed it in the early 1900's as a summer retreat. The town nowadays has a relaxed atmosphere and is very popular with Vietnamese holiday makers.

Dalat city tour

Start your trip with a visit to Domain de Marie Church built in 1938 atop of a hill. Then drive to Bao Dai's Summer Palace to learn how the last Emperor of Vietnam lived during his summer vacations. End your trip at XQ embroidery workshop, which is located in a natural setting of hills, streams and gardens. Here you will gain an understanding of the special Vietnamese handicraft that has been kept alive for generations in Dalat. 

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Ngoc Lan Hotel

Superior Lake View Dalat

day
3
Dalat → Lak Lake

In the morning, drive to visit the Dalat railway station, which was designed with elements of architecture from the East of France.

Then continue to visit Van Thanh hamlet. Stroll along the garden paths to admire the colorful scenery and learn more about the traditional gardening methods. Continue driving to see the beautiful rural outskirts before you pay a visit to a family-run silk making factory.

Discover the entire process from cocoon to garment. Afterwards take a 6-hour drive to Lak Lake area for overnight. Arrive at Lak Lake at approximately 15:00.  

Overnight at the hotel.

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Dalat → Lak Lake157 km 3h 45min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Lak Resort

Standard Lak Lake

day
4
Lak Lake → Buon Ma Thuot

Village visit & elephant ride

Today visit the M’Nong Rlam village. The village is located by the Lak Lake and home to the M'nong Rlam people who live in long wooden & bamboo houses. Enjoy a fantastic 45 minute elephant ride near Lak Lake then board a dugout canoe for a trip on the lake.

Dray Sap waterfall

After the elephant trip, check out hotel and transfer to Buon Ma Thuot. Stop on the way to visit Dray Nu and Dray Sap Waterfall. Dray Sap waterfall is the most beautiful waterfall in this area. The name of the waterfall means Waterfall of Mist which is just how the fall looks like when you face it while Dray Nur is of 250m in length and 30m in height.

The waterfall is created by the water of Krong Ana and Krong No Rivers. There's a cave underneath the waterfall which offers an exotic experience for adventurous travelers. Arrive at your hotel in Buon Ma Thuot, check in and enjoy a restful night. 

Overnight at the hotel.

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Lak Lake → Buon Ma Thuot53 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Dakruco Hotel

Deluxe Buon Ma Thuot

day
5
Buon Ma Thuot → Pleiku

Pleiku & around tour

After breakfast, leave Buon Ma Thuot for Pleiku, passing rubber and black pepper plantations on the way. Stop en-routes to visit some most well - known former war bases of the Vietnam War such as Ia Drang, Cateka Plantation, Dragon Mountain, Pleime, etc.

Upon arrival Pleiku, check in hotel and have rest. In the afternoon, explore the colorful culture of the Jarai people at Plei Lay & Plei Weh village. Enjoy a brief walk around the village to observe the daily activities of the local people, visit the unique house of Jarai minority and admire impressive graveyard with decorated statues.

Drive further to explore Bien Ho (Sea Lake), an archaeological site that used to be the crater of a volcano. Continue to visit Minh Thanh pagoda - one of the biggest and most stunning site in Central Highland before transferring back to your hotel for another restful night in Central Highland area. 

Overnight at the hotel.

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Buon Ma Thuot → Pleiku180 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Hoang Anh Gia Lai Hotel

Mountain View Deluxe Pleiku

day
6
Pleiku

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for flight out. 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodations

Dalat
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Ngoc Lan Hotel

Superior Lake View
Lak Lake
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Lak Resort

Standard
Buon Ma Thuot
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Dakruco Hotel

Deluxe
Pleiku
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Hoang Anh Gia Lai Hotel

Mountain View Deluxe

Price for comfort experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Dec 2018$606

Photos

Dalat
Lak Lake
Minh Thanh Pagoda, Pleiku
Elephant ride, Buon Ma Thuot
Railway Station, Dalat
Summer Palace of Bao Dai, Dalat
Silk weaving, Dalat
Embroidery, Dalat

Map

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