Day 1: Dalat to Lak Lake
We visit the highlights of Dalat city, including the crazy house, train station, Dalat old quarter, and Linh Phouc pagoda. We then head to the Chicken Village to learn more about the traditional clothing of the Chil & Ma hill tribes. We’ll relax and enjoy the breath-taking vistas and nature of the Central Highlands on the Phu Son pass. Then we see the floating village and stop for views and pictures of beautiful Krong No Lake. We have a ride around Lak Lake and visit the Jun village to see how locals train elephants. We can stay in the local long house or 2 star hotel in front of Lak Lake.
You have the option of taking an Elephant riding tour (extra cost). We will trek to the top of the Elephant Rock mountain to enjoy the panoramic view of the area. Then we visit a broken church to learn about the civil war. We follow the countryside to see the black pepper farm of the biggest pepper export country in the world, see Dray Sap waterfall (the biggest and most beautiful waterfall in the central highlands), where you can dip your body into the Fairy Pool next to waterfall after a hot day traveling. For lunch we’ll taste the excellent BBQ Chicken there, and in the afternoon, we tour the BMT war prison to understand the history of the country & French War. We spend the night at a 2 star hotel in Buon Me Thuot.
Visit the oldest village of the Ede people to observe and respect their traditional culture. We will see a museum for the 44 different ethic tribes in the area, then head into the countryside to visit a cacao farm. We will visit areas affected by the infamous “Agent Orange” before touring a hot springs and watching traditional brick making. We will end our trip in Nha Trang around 4pm .
All our trips are customisable but we have created some standard tours based on our 10 years of experience. These trips are designed to show you the best bits. If you’re interested see our tours page, view our gallery or read more about the news you visit. We would love to hear from you so please contact us!