Off the beaten track, mountain, Centre and South Vietnam, family, beach.
In the Centre, the wonderful waterfalls of Buon Ma Thuot and Dalat are very nice to visit, as well as Dalat train station and the Truc Lam Monastery.
In the South, the nice village of Mui Ne and the beaches of Phan Thiet are worth the stay.
What will you do during your trip?
This trip is dedicated to the discovery of Centre and Southern Vietnam. You will meet the Ede ethnic minority and go to Lak Lake to share a moment with the Mnong ethnic minority. You will attend a gong and traditional song show and will get on a steam train trip. Finally, you will rest on the beaches of Phan Thiet.
For you, we have chosen nice hotels. You will experience the bus, the pirogue rides, the elephant rides, and the walks in villages.
We provide a national tour guide skilled in group management.
DAY 1 : HO CHI MINH / BUON MA THUOT
Departure to Buon Ma Thuot in the central highlands. The road goes through rubber, coffee and pepper plantations. We will make stops to discover these different plantations. Lunch in a local restaurant on the way.
Arrival to Buon Ma Thuot, discover the Dray Sap waterfall, literally “Mist waterfall” due to the impressive mist produced by its resounding fall. Stop in Aco Dhong village populated by members of the Ede ethnic minority, unforgettable encounters. Dinner in a restaurant in town. Night at the hotel.
DAY 2 : BUON MA THUOT
Visit of the museum of ethnology. Transfer to the Lak lake and its village inhabited by Mnong ethnic group. Start the discovery with a pirogue trip on the lake, breathtaking sceneries on this lake surrounded by hills.
Lunch in a restaurant nearby the lake. After lunch walk in the village to discover the locals’ way of life. You will enter a communal home for a gong and traditional song show performed by villagers. Tasting of local alcohol (wine rice fermented in a jar). Road back to Buon Ma Thuot. Dinner in a local restaurant. Night at the hotel.
DAY 3 : BUON MA THUOT / DA LAT
Road to Dalat through the plains surrounded by hills, coffee and manioc plantations, breathtaking off the beaten track sceneries. Photo stop at tea and coffee plantations. Lunch on the way. Stop at the Tuyen Lam lake and visit of the Truc Lam monastery, offering a panoramic view on the area.
Discover the Datanla waterfalls, 10 km away from the center of Dalat. Arrival in Dalat. Walking around the artificial lake Xuan Huong and discover the central market. Dinner in a local restaurant. Night at the hotel.
DAY 4 : DA LAT / PHAN THIET
Visit of Dalat train station which is renowned in the country as the most beautiful, the highest in altitude, the oldest and the only one with a steam locomotive. Get on a train for a short trip to Trai Mat village with a stop at the Linh Phuoc pagoda. Lunch in a local restaurant.
Transfer to Phan Thiet by a stunning mountain road, photo stop at the top of Dai Ninh pass. Check-in in at your hotel. Free time to enjoy the tropical beaches. Dinner at your own expense. Night in Resort
DAY 5 : PHAN THIET
Breakfast at the resort. Day at leisure to enjoy the beach. Meals at your expense. Night at the resort.
DAY 6 : PHAN THIET / HO CHI MINH
Breakfast at the resort. Road back to Ho Chi Minh City. Lunch on the way.
Arrival, check-in at your hotel and time at leisure. Dinner at your expense. Night at the hotel.