This 4 days tour will introduce you to some of the most spectacular destinations of Vietnam. With the diversity in ethnic groups, you will have chance to discover unique lifestyle by visiting local villages and markets.

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  • Destinations: Pleiku→Kon Tum→Kon Ko Tu Village Homestay→Buon Ma Thuot→Lak Lake→Dray Sap
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Starting: Pleiku
  • Finishing: Buon Ma Thuot

Itinerary in brief:

Day 1 – Pleiku – Kon Tum
Day 2 – Kon Tum – Kon Ko Tu Village Homestay (B, D)
Day 3 – Kon Ko Tu Village Homestay – Buon Ma Thuot (B)
Day 4 – Buon Ma Thuot – Lak Lake – Dray Sap – Departure (B)

Flexibility: This sample itinerary can be amended longer or shorter, more or less activities accordingly to meet your expectation.

Day 1 – Pleiku – Kon Tum

On arrival at Pleiku Airport transfer 50-minutes to Kon Tum, where you can check into the hotel.

After settling in, venture out to visit Gia Rai villages. The Gia Rai hill tribe group believes in the existence of genies and hold rituals connected to this faith. The group is a matriarchal society, in which the women are free to choose who they marry. The husband lives with the wife’s family and inheritance is passed on to the daughters. Each village has a communal house called a rong, a central stilt house with a tall, steeply pitched thatched roof. No nails are used in the bamboo construction.

At the end of the afternoon return to Kon Tum. Evening at leisure.

Overnight in Kon Tum.

Day 2 – Kon Tum – Kon Ko Tu Village Homestay (B, D)

08h30 : Guide pick up at hotel, transfer to Ya Chim for visiting Jarai people, you can see daily activity of local people like: do farming: take coffe plant and ruber plant, take water from spring water… Then back to Kontum city for lunch.

14h00: visit Wooden Church and Vinh Son orphanage, Catholic seminary to explore about history of Kontum province then trasfer to Konkotu – a village of Bahnar people. Upon arrival, the tourists will have a stroll around the village to meet friendly villagers, to explore the culture and custom of the oldest group of minority who has been living on the Central Highland for some thousand years. The tourists will have chance to comtemplate the Roong house, a imposing symbol of Bahnar people that you never ever seen at any other places in Vietnam. Then start for a short trek along Dablariver( 3,5kms) Dug-out canoes will pick you up and then boat down the river to Konkotu, you will have time to relax and enjoy natural sceneries on the river. Check in homestay and have diner at village.

Tonight’s dinner is a local treat, including a Gong show and Xoang dancing while drinking the local rice wine.

Overnight in a Homestay.

Day 3 – Kon Ko Tu Village Homestay – Buon Ma Thuot (B)

Depart Kon Ko Tu Village and drive back 30-minutes to Kom Tum to explore the town’s old wooden church. It is an interesting blend of hill tribe and European architecture. Continue on to visit the Bahnar hill tribe groups of Pleitenghia and Kanhnogokotu, where animist beliefs are still a part of everyday life. The most famous sprits are the kings of water, fire and wind, represented by shamans who are involved in rain-making ceremonies and other rituals.

Depart the Kon Tum area on a 5 hour journey to Boun Ma Thuot, passing by countless coffee, rubber, and pepper plantations.

Close to Buon Ma Thuot, stop to enjoy the scenery and panoramic views of the lowland country. The region is inhabited by Jarai hill tribe, the largest ethnic group in the Central Highlands with an estimated population of 330,000 people.
After checking into the hotel, visit the local market with a huge array of fresh food, if time permits. It is a must to have some coffee on this journey. Boun Ma Thuot has lovely outdoor coffee shops to blend in with the locals and laze away the evenings.

Overnight in Buon Ma Thuot

Day 4 – Buon Ma Thuot – Lak Lake – Dray Sap – Departure (B)

This morning, drive 1.5 hr to Lak Lake. Visit Jun ethnic minority village, where people still follow their ancestral ways of fishing, weaving brocade, and water farming. Enjoy an elephant ride through Lak Lake.

On the way back to Buon Ma Thuot visit Dray Sap waterfall in the middle of hardwood rainforest (30 km from Buon Ma Thuot). According to legend Dray Sap, or Misty waterfall, was created by an enormous creature that used its trunk to disrupt the water.

Drive to Buon Ma Thuot airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City (depending on your flight details).

Tour price:

CLASS PRICE IN PARTY OF
2 pax 3 – 5 pax 6 – 9 pax
Hotel *** & Home stay        12.705.000đ ~ $605     11.739.000đ ~ $559 6.825.000đ ~ $299

This is a sample itinerary, so the cost depends on the number of people in your group, hotel choice and time of travel. Please send us an inquiry for availability & the most updated price.

Tour Includes:

  • A/C Transportation within the itinerary
  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room (2 nights hotel + 1 night homestay)
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English or French speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
  • Elephant ride: 1 hour / 2 persons /elephant
  • Wood boat ride on lake
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees, special permits for mentioned visits
  • Mineral water (1 bottle / person /day)

Tour Excludes:

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance

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