*Day 1: Dalat – Lak lake: (170km)
We start our first day driving along the mountain paths, stop along the way to visit : local vegetable & flower farms, coffee plantation and weasel coffee, a mushroom farm, cricket farm, a silk factory, the beautiful Elephant falls, a nice Pagoda with the big funny happy Buddha on the top of quiet hill… After having lunch, we continue drive along the Jungle way to Lak lake. We get on the hill and mountain roads through coffee plantations, primary tropical forests and Majestic Mountain. Stop on the way to enjoy coffee, visit a local market and take a shot walk through Krongno Bridge. Visit minority villages, floating fishing village at Namka lake on the way.
Arrive at Lak Lake, Visit the villages and meeting local minorities around the lake, which different from those of the northern mountains due to their dark skin and frizzy hair… walking around the village with many opportunities of taking pictures of people farming and fishing, discover their daily activity in the afternoon.
Dinner and stay overnight in Lak lake.
*Day 2: Lak lake – Draysap and Gia Long falls – Buon Me Thuot city: (120km)
Wake up early in Lak lak. Take an early morning walk around the village to appreciate the local daily live, learning about their customs and culture. You will also have the option to go for an elephant ride around the village across the lake (or take Dugout – long trough dug in a tree trunk – on the largest lake in the region) to discover ethnic villages (extra charge)
On our way to Buon Me Thuot City, we will stop to visit rice fields, hiking up the elephant rock to enjoy the fresh air and observe the scenery of Yangsin national park, rubber and pepper plantation… where we will have lunch and visit the local market before heading to Draysap waterfall, one of the highlights of Central highlands and the largest in the area. We will do a short trekking in the jungle followed by a swim and natural spa in Gia Long waterfalls, stop along the way to visit brick making factory and cashew nut farms. In the late afternoon, we will drive back to Buon Me Thuot city and stay overnight at a hotel.
*Day 3: Buon Ma Thuot city – Nha Trang (210km)
Before starting our trip to Nha Trang, we will visit Museum of Ethnic Minority Cultures – housed in the former residence of the French Consul from 1 927, this museum contains an important collection of costumes and ethnological artefact relating to the region of ethnic minority communities. We continue visit Ankothol village of Êde ethnic and Trung Nguyen coffee village, the Rubber and Cacao plantations… on the way. After that, a scenic beautiful drive along the mountain roads awaits us. We drive down the amazing Phuong Hoang pass to the coast and stop at fishing village before ending our tour in Nha Trang around 4.00pm.
*Tour price: $72 usd/pax/day
|Group Size :||Minimum 2 persons|
|Tour type :||Sightseeing, Hiking, Learn about traditional local & minority villages, waterfalls…|
|Destination :||Waterfalls, Minority Villages, Lak lake, Nha Trang beach.|
|Schedule:||3 Days 2 nights|
|What to Bring:||Hat, sunscreen, camera and sandals or shoes.|
|What is Included:||English (or French) speaking guide, all entrance fees and tourist permits for visiting the minority villages, 2 night accommodation (Lak lake & BMT), drinking water.|
|What is not included:||Lunch, Dinner, personal major medical including evacuation insurance coverage is recommended.|
This is just one of the typical tours around Dalat. We will be happy to receive your request by email, as well as to take you to places you’d like.