Vietnam Trekking Tour
Central Highland Trekking - 5 day trip
On this trip, visitors would have opportunity to indulge themselves into sublime nature beauty by trekking through prototype forest and discover the daily real life of ethnic people. Meet with local people and stay at homestay in remote villages in The Central Highlands of Vietnam.
Tour code : DINCH5
Route : Namka forest
Type : Trek & Homestay
Grade : Chellenge
DAY 01 : Buon Ma Thuot - Rai village (D)
We are picked up in Buon Ma Thuot in the afternoon. Driving about 80 kms to the rural village of Nam Ka before walking the final 3 kms to our home for the night. Our homestay is in Rai village, which is an Ede minority village. Our accommodation, a traditional long house-on-stilt of Ede group, is very simple but clean and comfortable.
DAY 02 : Nam Ka forest - Buon Triet lake - Jatu village (B, L, D)
Today, we have a full day for trekking through evergreen forest to the lovely Buon Triet lake. The trek is about 18 kms but the temperature remains quite comfortable. First, we have to climb about 2 Kms to the top of Namka hill. After that, going down and through many categorizations of forests. Sometimes, we have to across a stream. During the trek, what we can see are just forests, birds, ethnic people and sometimes small animals. We are picked up by pedal boats and enjoy a ride across this beautiful lake before enjoying an afternoon swim. This evening is spent in Jatu village where our hosts belong to the M’Nong minority.
DAY 03 : Jun village - Lak lake - M'lieng village (B, L, D)
This morning, we will hike about 10 kms before taking private transport to Lak lake. We will be exciting with views of countryside : ethnic villages, rice fields, cattle, river and we have chances to join in the daily minorities’ activities. In the afternoon, Across Lak lake by Dugout to M’Lieng village. Walking around the village to discover the daily life of ethnic minority in the Central Highlands. Back to Jun village. Enjoy Gong music and overnight in long house-on-stils by Lak lake.
DAY 04 : Waterfalls - Don village (B, L, D)
We have a chance to enjoy a lot of impressive waterfalls in the Central Highlands : Dray Sap, Dray Nu, Gia Long... We transfer to Don village where is very famous for elephants. Explore the traditional wild elephants catching and taming of M’nong ethnic group. Visit the Ancient wooden house- on- stilts with the architecture belongs to Laotian. A feature of the house is its roofs made by wood. Visit the tomb of the King of elephant catchers before take a walk through suspension bamboo bridge. There is the option for riding elephant across Serepok river or in to the jungle. This evening is spent at a hotel in Buon Ma Thuot where you can take the delights of a hot shower. By night, you take a walk on streets and enjoy some coffee which has the best quality in Vietnam.
DAY 05 : Buon Ma Thuot - Departure (B)
There are some interesting things to do this morning. Visit Ethnology Museum where we can see many things come from the daily life of ethnic minorities in Vietnam such as : clothes, cultivated tools, musical instruments... We continue on to Revolution Museum with images about the wars in The Central Highlands. Visit Buon Ma Thuot’s bustling regional market.
- All accommodation at Homestay with daily breakfast
- Meals as indicated (3 lunchES ; 4 dinners ; 4brfs)
- All transfers/ transport (Paddle boat, Dugout, Elephant, Gong music)
- Tours with entrance fees, boat cruise, transfers and English speaking guide
- Airfares & airport taxes
- Pre/post trip arrangement
- Visa arrangement
- Travel insurance
- Meals not indicated
- Other personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
Trip cost : in US$ and per person
US$439 per person
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