Dak Lak Vietnam offers a large selection of trekking tours in Vietnam central highlands. Easy day walks, multi-day trekking, camping, homestay, elephant riding are all available in this region.
Dak Lak Map
Dak Lak province is at 400- 800m above sea level, sharing its border with Gia Lai in the north and east-north, Lam Dong Province in the south, Cambodia and Dak Nong Province in the west, Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa provinces in the east.
Dak Lak’s forest has abundant wood reserve and various rare animal species as elephant, lion, tiger, beer… There are many beautiful rivers, high waterfalls and lakes.
The provincial capital is Buon Ma Thuot. Buon Ma Thuot Airport is 10km from the city centre. There are flights from Da Nang, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to Buon Ma Thuot.
Dak Lak best things to see
There are beautiful waterfalls in Dak Lak including Thuy Tien, Trinh Nu, Krong Kmar, Bay Nhanh, among many big lakes such as Lak, Dak Mil. Coming to Dak Lak, you have the chance get in the primitive forests of the Chu Yang Sin, Yok Don National parks. Buon Don village is a well-known place for its tradition of hunting and taming wild elephants.
The traditional culture is plentiful and attractive. There are traditional professions such as sculpting statues in tombs, knitting brocade, and original cultural rituals such as celebrating harvest festival, elephant race, and gong festival.
Ethnic groups in Dak Lak
Dak Lak has 44 ethnic groups living together. Although the ethnic groups do not form separate inhabiting territories, they are concentrated in certain regions with individual identity and tradition, created unique folk culture of particular characteristics of Central Highlands.
Dak Lak Weather
The Dak Lak’s climate is temperate with the annual average temperature is 24oC. There is a difference of only 5oC between the hottest month and the coldest one. The dry season lasts from November to April next year. It is quite cold, windy, and dry. The rainy season lasts from May to October with high rainy amount.