Ban Me Thuot is the capital city of Dak Lak, Central Highland, Vietnam. Referring to Buon Ma Thuot tourism, people often think of communal houses, coffee gardens, gong dances… but few notices that Buon Ma Thuot has many ideal tourist attractions, close to wild nature, not really affected much by human hands that few other places have. Let’s explore the tourist attractions of Buon Ma Thuot that you must visit once in your life!
Top tourist destinations in Buon Ma Thuot
A cluster of 3 waterfalls: Dray Sap, Dray Nur, Gia Long
This cluster of three waterfalls is located on the famous majestic Serepok River of Buon Ma Thuot, 25 km from the city center along Highway 14. Dray Sap Waterfall is also known as Husband Waterfall, and Dray Nur Waterfall is also called Wife Waterfall, These two waterfalls have strong currents with white water. On rainbow having days, the scenery here is even more beautiful.
Mother Elephant Rock
Mother Elephant Rock is located in Dak Lak City, it is the largest monolith in Vietnam with a length of up to 200m and a height of more than 30m. It has a shape similar to a large elephant, a symbol of the Central Highlands.
This is a place that sounds familiar because it has appeared in many songs about the Central Highlands. However, you have to really come here to really feel the great beauty of the wild. In addition to riding elephants, you can also watch Khunjunop graves, Yok Don national park with extremely rich and rare flora and fauna. You can also be immersed in the people’s life here and enjoy a festival night, drink can wine, and participate in folklore activities.
Ea Kao Lake
Ea Kao Lake is an artificial lake to serve irrigation and irrigation works for rice and coffee, located about 12 km southeast of Buon Ma Thuot city center. This Buon Ma Thuot tourist destination is boldly wild with a fairly diverse ecosystem including many species of fish, freshwater shrimp, etc., and surrounding ancient trees. If you come here in the early days of June, when the water level is low, you will have the opportunity to see the beautiful, soft green grass.
Thuy Tien Waterfall
Thuy Tien Waterfall is also known as Three-Floor Waterfall because the flow from the waterfall has three impressive floors. Each floor also has its own characteristic such as the narrow first floor with a small slope and the second floor spreading with many stone steps, to the third floor, due to the high water pouring down here, forming a wide and deep lake surface, The water flows down with a wonderful white foam.
Big old K’nia tree
Coming to the mountains and forests of the Central Highlands, but never seeing a K’nia tree, is a mistake, aren’t you?
According to the concept of ethnic minorities here, it is also the residence of the gods. Therefore, it has an extremely sacred meaning, represents the traditional culture of this place.
Ako Dhong Village
Buon Ako Dhong, located in the north of Buon Ma Thuot City, is also a favorite place for tourists to visit when coming to the city of coffee. Coming to Ako Dhong village, you will have the opportunity to see traditional dances at the longhouse, experience the lifestyle of the local people here.
Ko Tam tourist area
This place is quite close to the center of Buon Ma Thuot City, less than 8 km away. This is the ideal place for you to learn about the culture of the people here!
Trung Nguyen Coffee Village
Coming here, you can not only enjoy the famous and strong coffee glasses of the coffee land but also be immersed in a natural green space.
Chu Yang Sin National Park
Chu Yang Sin National Park is located in the South Central Highlands region with an extremely diverse and rich ecosystem. This is the contiguous area between the plain and highland of the South Central Coast. Spectacular landscape with forest carpets, slopes, and waterfalls interweaving.
Chu Yang Sin mountain range is also one of the highest mountains here and is known as the second roof of the Central Highlands.
Bao Dai Palace
Bao Dai Palace is located at 4 Nguyen Du Street, Buon Ma Thuot City, and built during the French colonial period. The work has modern architecture. This place used to be where King Bao Dai lived and worked. Bao Dai Palace is also known as the Museum of Cultures of Vietnam’s Ethnic Groups. Here, there are many artifacts of 44 ethnic groups in the land of Dak Lak. This tourist destination is bold in history and tradition, attracting many tourists every year.
Dak Lak Museum
The museum was built on the campus of Bao Dai Palace. Here, there are more than 1000 artifacts and pictures, showing the features and beauty of the ethnic community.