- Explore the breathtaking natural beauty and vibrant cultural traditions of Vietnam on an unforgettable adventure.
- Immerse yourself in the daily lives of some of Vietnam’s oldest tribes by visiting their villages, sharing meals, and sleeping in a cozy house on stilts.
- Experience the jungle on foot, majestic elephants and serene waterways in a traditional dugout canoe.
- Your journey ends in Hoi An, a World Heritage site known for its tranquil countryside and pristine beaches.
- Discover the real Vietnam on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Buon Ma Thuot (L)
Drive along National Highway 14 with stunning views of rubber and coffee plantations. Stop at the Ho Chi Minh Trail at the Daksong Junction and the Draysap Waterfalls on the way to Buon Ma Thuot city. Dinner is not included. Overnight at your preferred hotel in Buon Ma Thuot.
Day 2: Buon Ma Thuot – Yok Don Park – Kontum (B, L)
In the morning, visit Don Village, famous for elephant hunting and training. Explore the village on foot, cross the suspension bridge, and ride elephants through the primitive forests. Depart for Kontum in the afternoon. Dinner is not included. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Kontum.
Day 3: Kontum – Konktu (B, L, D)
Start the day with a soft adventure at Plei Konang, a 12km trek to Kon Monang on a jungle trail. Paddle an inflatable raft or dug-out canoe on the Dak Bla River to the Bahnar tribe village of Kon Ktu, where you will enjoy a picnic lunch and a swim. The day ends with a gong show where villagers dance around a bonfire. Dinner is included at the village. Overnight at the village communal house at Konktu.
Day 4: Konktu – Kontum (B, L)
Take a morning walk around the village to visit a house-on-stilts, a church, and a school. Continue to trek over forested hills on a trail under dense foliage. A picnic lunch is arranged at Kon Chri Village. The afternoon is exciting with a delightful trek through villages and rice fields to the spectacular Kon Klo suspension bridge. Return to Kontum. Dinner is not included. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Kontum.
Day 5: Kontum – Kon Chro – Yangnam (B, L, D)
Leave for Pleiku and drive down the Mang Yang Pass to Kon Chro. Trek through a chain of Banhar tribe villages, separated by cultivated lands or forests. Have dinner at Yangnam Village, where a gong and dancing show performed by villagers is held at the village communal house. Overnight at a house-on-stilts at Yangnam.
Day 6: Yangnam – Plei Bloum (B, L, D)
Continue trekking through bamboo forests to H’nga for a scenic sampan cruise on the Krong Pa River to Plei Bloum Village. Have a picnic lunch on a sandy bank and bathe in the crystal-clear water. If time permits, participate in sports with the villagers. Have dinner at the village. Overnight at the house-on-stilts at Plei Bloum.
Day 7: Plei Bloum – Pleiku (B, L)
Explore the secrets of grave statues standing in lines at the J’rai tribe’s tomb house in the village. Transfer to Plei Kia Village for a fun elephant ride through J’rai villages, rice fields, forests, and streams. Have a picnic lunch under a canopy of leaves by Ia Nhi Falls. Proceed to Pleiku. Dinner is not included. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Pleiku.
Day 8: Pleiku – Danang – Hoi An (B)
At leisure until transfer to Pleiku Airport for boarding flight VN 342 to Danang. On arrival, stop at the Non Nuoc stone-carving village where a wide variety of articles is sculptured from marble and sandstone. The rest of the day is free to enjoy a poolside or the sandy beach of Cua Dai. Lunch and dinner are not included. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Hoi.
Day 9: Discover the Charm of Hoi An (B)
Immerse yourself in the enchanting World Heritage site of Hoi An, known for its peaceful countryside and stunning sandy beaches. Spend the entire day exploring the ancient town, taking a relaxing boat ride to nearby handicraft villages, or basking in the clear blue waters. Enjoy lunch and dinner at your leisure (not included). Your overnight accommodations await at your chosen hotel in Hoi An.
Day 10: Departure from Danang (D)
Take advantage of some last-minute shopping for unique souvenirs such as stone carvings, silk wares, or paintings in the downtown area, or simply relax and unwind before checking out. We’ll transfer you to the airport for your departure, concluding your memorable Central Highlands of Vietnam tour.
|Price per person in USD
|Solo travelers with private rooms
|4 – 6 pax