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CULTURAL HIGHLAND TOUR

CULTURAL HIGHLAND TOUR

Tây Nguyên is a plateau bordering the lower part of Laos and northeastern Cambodia. Kon Tum Province shares a border with both Laos and Cambodia but Gia Lai Province and Đắk Lắk Province only share borders with Cambodia. Lâm Đồng Province is landlocked, and thus has no international border. Let's travel with us to discover the grandeur of mountains,culture, history and life of ethnic communities here!

DAY 1: NHA TRANG TO LAK LAKE (South Highlands 245 km) 
The guide and car pick you up at your hotel or our office. You get on the trail travel through coffee plantations to Lak Lake. On the way you can visit: Wesel coffee making and try this coffee, Tea and Coffee Plantations. At the other side of the Lak lake, you can take a walk for two hours trekking around the M’nong ethnic minority village to see their daily activities. Stay overnight in a long house (home stay) at Jun village.

DAY 2: LAK LAKE TO BUON MA THUOT CITY (Central Highlands 110 km) 
In the morning at the Lak Lake you can do Elephant riding (extra pay) or walk around with many opportunities of taking pictures of people farming and fishing. After a morning of sightseeing in Lak Lake, you will visit one of the old summer palaces of Emperor Bao Dai, then transfer to Buon Me Thuot just before lunch. Enjoy the local special food of the Central Highland, and then have a swim at Dray sap Waterfall in very fresh water, one of the biggest waterfall in Vietnam. Spend a night in Buon Me Thuot or in the Bungalow at Virgin Waterfall.
DAY 3: BUON MA THUOT TO PLEIKU CITY (Central Highlands 200 km) 
In the morning, you will visit Museum of Ethnic Minority Cultures, Housed in the former residence of the French Consul from the 1927, this museum contains an important collection of costumes and ethnological artefacts relating to the region’s ethnic minority communities such as: the Ede, the M’nong… There is also a display on the revolutionary history of the region. After visiting Buon Me Thuot market to see the daily activities of the local people you will travel through pepper farm and rubber plantation to Pleiku, famous for the volcanic crater (Sea Lake) and the old battlefields.
DAY 4: PLEIKU TO KONTUM CITY (North Highlands, 70 km) 

Depart from Pleiku through beautiful roads to Kontum. In Kontum we will do a sightseeing tour with: Wooden Church of nearly 100 years old with the architecture style mixed between the local and western culture, Bishop’s House, Orphanage, Bana Village – one among the first minority groups in Central Highlands admiring the beautiful Rong house, Iron Suspension bridge, and Kontum Prison. Lunch at a local restaurant next to Cambodia border. Exploring the city at night for free.

DAY 5: KONTUM TO HOI AN (Central Vietnam, 288 km) 
The car slowly get through the jungle and mountain on Ho Chi Minh trail mostly downhill to Hoi An ancient town. On the way, you can enjoy more natural and historical tourist attractions such as: the major Dakto battlefield during the American war, Charlie hill, small waterfall, rice fields, Cham tower. After having lunch you will keep going to Hoi An and arriving around 16h30 at your hotel in Hoi An.
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PRICE:   550 US Dollars for one person. 

Children from 4 to 9 years old pay half price. Over 10 years old pay 100% price.

Inclusion: A/C Car, English speaking guide, 01 night home stay with ethnic minority, 03 nights with 2 stars hotel, 01 dinner of first day, 01 breakfast of second day, All entrance fees, wet tissue, bottled water during tour, souvenirs.
No Inclusion: Personal Expenses, Meals (Tour Guide will recommend a good restaurant or budget eateries).