Explore The Highland of Southern Vietnam
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh - Da Lat
Am: In the morning, our guide and driver welcome you at your hotel and leave Ho Chi Minh for Da Lat city (300 kilometers) on the highway 20. Along the way, you will stop to take photographs on Bao loc Pass, visit Tra Tien Quan and enjoy teas in Bao Loc. You will see the immense fields of tea lasting from the edge of road to the horizon as well as the beautiful picture of the young girls picking tender tea – leaves. After that, you go on visiting Dam-bri waterfall. Waterfall surrounds with hills of mulberry, tea, and palm trees. Visitors can also enjoy a cruise on the clear lake by your own. The Dambri waterfall is nearly 60 meters high, including different layers overlapping each other in a unique way. The waterfall is located in the middle of the forbidden forest with a great variety of precious animals and plants. The Dam-bri waterfall looks imposing from a far distance. From the top of the waterfall, a giant volume of water pours down with very white foams. If tourists view the waterfall from a low position, tens of rainbows, created by water and sunlight will be seen. Then visit silkworm factory where local people textile cloth by the silk of the worm. Have lunch in Bao Loc.
Pm: This afternoon you go ahead to Da Lat city. A long the way you can have more chance to see tea plantations on hills, On arrival Da Lat city, check in hotel. Have dinner at restaurant. At night, you are free to go around Da Lat city or wander to go shopping at night market of Da Lat. Overnight at hotel in Da Lat.
Inclusion: Transport, English guide, entrance fees, lunch, dinner, hotel in Da Lat
Day 2: Da Lat city tour
Am: Have breakfast at hotel. Today our guide and driver will take you to make a city tour to visit the charming beauties of Da Lat city where has the cool weather during the year. Da Lat is famous for flower city and cool climate. This central highland city is very suitable for you to relax and visit. You will start to visit Bao Dai villa, Truc Lam pagoda, Tuyen Lam Lake by cable car and Dantala waterfall. Have lunch at restaurant.
Pm: This afternoon you visit Silk centre, Nam Ban Village, and Elephant fall – a popular stop on the Easy Rider trail, these imposing curved falls are the best screen from below; a hazardous path heads down to the base – expect to get wet. Nearby, the Linh An pagoda has been built to take advantage of the good “Feng Shui” of having water in front and a mountain behind. Insides, the large central Buddha is flanked by two multi-armed Buddha. The one on the right has eyes on his hands, making him all – seeing, while the one of the left has extra arms to help people in need. Around the back is a particularly jolly giant – a Happy Buddha with neon halos and a room built into his ample belly. The falls situate near the town of Nam Ban, 30 kilometers west of Da Lat. You can combine this with a visit to Cuong Hoan traditional silk centre and tea plantation. Then return Da Lat and free to have your own dinner. At night, you are free to enjoy the balance of the evening to explore Da Lat flower city. Overnight in hotel.
Inclusion: Transport, English guide, entrance fees, cable car, breakfast, lunch, hotel in Da Lat
Day 3: Da Lat - Lak Lake
Am: Have breakfast at hotel, guide and driver take you leave Da Lat for Lak Lake (150 kilometers) along the highway 27. You can admire beautiful landscapes and imposing sights in this highland are of Vietnam and stopover to take nice pictures. On arrival Lak Lake, check in hotel. Have lunch at restaurant.
Pm: This afternoon you will have a cruise on unique boat on Lak Lake to enjoy the mountain Chu Yang Sin, fishing village, Bao Dai hill, Lotus Lake… Have dinner with special dishes of local ethnic and enjoy traditional music of M’Nong minority. Tay Nguyen Gong music called” Cong Chieng” of minority people in Central Highland was recognized as World Oral and Intangible Heritage by UNESCO Overnight at villa or Lak resort (If you want you also can overnight at home stay).
Inclusion: Transport, English guide, entrance fees, local boat, breakfast, traditional music, lunch, dinner, hotel / homestay.
Day 4: Lak Lake - Buon Ma Thuot - Ho Chi Minh
Am: Have breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to Buon Ma Thuot for visiting Akothon minority village of Ede ethnic people, Museum and Dray-sap waterfall for more enjoyment of beauties of Central highland and see coffee and tea plantations. Next, you will go on travel to Don village and have time to see suspension bridge across Srepok River, ancient house on stilt of Laosian, which is over 100 years old, then go shopping of special local products. Have lunch at a local restaurant in Don Village.
Pm: You will have chance to have an elephant riding in Don Village to get the feeling to ride and sit on a real elephant. You have more time to explore Don Village and discover more of minority people cultures and customs. Then the driver will transfer you to Buon Ma Thuot airport for taking flight back Ho Chi Minh in afternoon. The driver picks up at Tan Son Nhat airport on arrival and takes you to hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. End of tour.
Inclusion: Transport, English guide, entrance fees, breakfast, lunch, domestic flight tickets, elephant ride
Prices are in USD, per person
Validity: From 01 June 2016 To 31 December 2017
|Hotel/Group||2 guests||3~4 guests||5~6 guests||7~8 guests||9~12 guests||Single surcharge
All land transfers and transportation
2 nights accommodation in Da Lat and homestay in Buon Ma Thuot
All meals as mention in the program
Fully escorted English speaking tour guide
All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
- Flight tickets: Buon Ma Thuot - Ho Chi Minh
Visas and visa fees
Pre-post accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City
Other meals & drinks
Admission fees during free time
Personal expenses such as shopping; telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
All other service is not made on the written form
Tips and gratuities
What to bring: Passport, change of clothes, sun-glasses & hat, towels, toiletries, sun-block, flashlight, good shoes for walking, a camera with lots of film and extra batteries, raincoat or umbrella, other personal needs.
- Upgrade is available upon requests.
- Homestay condition: very basic but clean
- These costs are for private tour.
- We use Toyota for 4 seats and Ford Transit or Mercedes for 16 seats (with seatbelt & AC)
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