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Buon Ma Thuot

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  • Lak Lake
    3.5 stars

    Vast, tranquil and fringed by rolling hills, Lak Lake is the Central Highland’s largest natural freshwater lake. It is home to the Mnong, a tribe that relies on the lake for their livelihood and they can be seen fishing in traditional dugout canoes. Fifty ... read more

  • Dray Nur and Dray Sap
    4 stars

    Fed by the Srepock River, a major tributary of the Mekong River that flows from the Central Highlands into northeastern Cambodia, Dray Nur and Dray Sap waterfalls are worth the trip out from Buon Ma Thuot. ... read more

  • Yok Don National Park
    4 stars

    Vietnam’s biggest and most biodiverse protected area, Yok Don National Park has lost much of its wildlife but travellers can still enjoy a trek through the woods. ... read more

  • Ban Don
    3.5 stars

    The entrance to Yok Don National Park and tourist village of Ban Don is located 40 kilometres northwest of Buon Ma Thuot city in Buon Don district. While the majority of visitors are funnelled to the tourist trap Buon Don Tourist Centre, close by there ar ... read more

  • Ethnographic Museum
    4 stars

    Located within the same leafy grounds as Bao Dai Villa, the Ethnographic Museum is a great resource for those visiting Buon Ma Thuot and the Central Highlands. If you are travelling the Central Highlands independently, an hour or two in the museum is an essential primer about the region and it will ... read more

  • Rice paper village
    3.5 stars

    Five kilometres southwest of the city, one village still makes rice paper the old way by hand and it’s possible to visit and watch. If you’ve ever dug into Vietnamese spring rolls, banh trang nuong or popular nem finger food-style dishes, then you’ll be familiar with banh trang, the rice ... read more

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