THE HIDDEN GEMS IN HIGHLANDS

The Hidden Gems in Highland

Pleiku - Kontum - Buon Ma Thuot

If you want to explore Vietnam off the beaten tracks, this tour is especially made for you who travel to Vietnam in the first time or many times ! Meet and spend unforgettable moments with ethnic group minorities of Vietnam and adventure yourself in the highlands during a trek. The unique customs of the locals and the hidden gems of the Central Highlands region will make you realize that there is no place like here! Discover another face of Vietnam beyond your imagination.

Day 1: Arrival in Pleiku (D)

Pleiku is a city located on the vast and flat basaltic plateau of the Central Highlands. Upon arrival in Pleiku, meet with your guide and board a comfortable car to your hotel. You are free for your own exploration.

 

Day 2: Pleiku – Kontum  (B, L, D)

Visit Dektu village and Derol Village where the Bahnar ethnic minority, one of the first native people of Gia Lai Highlands. Continue your exploration as you drive through the beautiful landscapes to Kontum. Go to meet the J’rai people at Pleiphun Village. As you walk around the village, visit a traditional house and an impressive graveyard, then return to town.

 

Day 3: Kon Tum – Buon Ma Thuot  (B, L, D)

Visit the 100 years Cathedral and the Missionary Seminary built in woods, before your transfer to Buon Ma Thuot. Trip to the Ako Dhong Village of Edeh tribe and the Trung Nguyen Coffee Village famed with its coffee cultures and agricultural.

 

Day 4: Buon Ma Thuot – Lak Lake (B, L, D)

This morning visit Dak Lak Museum of Ethnology. Get to know the local activities as you drive to Lak Lake through vast coffee plantations. Continue exploring the area when you’ll go for an elephant trek through Mnong hill tribe villages. You’ll then enjoy a dugout canoe ride on the pristine Lak Lake.

 

(Optional service: Enjoying a traditional Gong show and dance performance of the ethnic tribes - intangible culture heritage listed by UNESCO. Check on spot to book and pay a supplement.)

 

Day 5: Buon Ma Thuot departure (B)

On your last day, no activities are scheduled until sending off. Your holiday concludes today after breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

THE HIDDEN GEMS IN HIGHLANDS

2 persons 443

3-6 persons 363

7-10 persons 293

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation at selected hotels with daily breakfast;
  • Check-in time is 2.00PM and check-out time is 12.00PM (Early or late service is subject to availability with surcharge);
  • Meals as mentioned: B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner
  • Experienced English (or French) speaking guide;
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle;
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time;
  • Elephant ride in Lak lake (2 persons per elephant)
  • Boat in Lak lake  (2 persons per boat)
  • Service charge and current government VAT tax.

Exclusions:

  • Entry visas and stamp fees;
  • Early/late check in/out service at hotels (surcharge if request);
  • All flights 
  • Tips and gratuities;
  • Services and meals if not mentioned in itinerary;
  • All other drinks not mentioned in the inclusion;
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature;
  • Mineral water, cool tissues on touring days;
  • Travel insurance; 
  • All other expenses not mentioned in the inclusion.
  • Flight

We will arrange all internal flights used within our holiday itineraries. We can also arrange flights from your location to the destination countries. If you would like a quote for your international flights then please complete the required section on the enquiry form.

  • Visa

You may require a visa to enter Vietnam. Your consultant will be happy to advise you on visa requirements.

  • Passport

Please ensure that you have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity remaining after your return date. You will also need at least one blank page for each of the countries you are visiting.

  • Travel Insurance

You will require a comprehensive travel insurance that covers you for medical costs associated with hospitalisation, emergency travel and repatriation back to your home country. We offer our customers a specially discounted insurance policy, ideally suited to the needs that a trip such as this creates. Mention it in the enquiry form and we will send you a quote to suit your needs.

  • Vaccinations and Malaria Prevention

You will undoubtedly require vaccinations for your visit to Asia. Please consult your doctor or a vaccination clinic for the most up-to-date advice. They will also be able to advise you of the most suitable anti-malarial medication if required. It is important that you do this well in advance of your departure date.

  • Booking Procedure

Only once you are completely happy with any holiday itinerary we create for you will we ask for a payment. In order that we can secure availability for your booking we would typically require a deposit of 20%.

  • Travelling Responsibly

We care about the places and the communities that you will travel through. It is important to us that we travel as responsibly as possible throughout Asia and that we are giving something back to the regions and the people that make these journeys so special. Full details on our approach to responsible travel can be found on a dedicated section of this website.

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