4-Day Bike to Daklak

4-Day Bike Tour from Da Lat to Buon Me Thuot (Daklak)

The remote and undiscovered Central Highlands contain some of Vietnam's best-kept secrets. You will get off the beaten path and discover pristine lakes, clear rivers, vast swathes of historic jungle and isolated ethnic minority villages. This 3 day cycling adventure takes you from Dalat - the city of flower to the central highland hill station of Buon Me Thuot. This unique journey is a fantastic way to the see the country in an ideal climate for biking. The itinerary can be done in reverse as well, for those starting in Buon Me Thuot city and venturing down from the north.

The itinerary: Dalat – Lam Ha - Lak Lake - Draysap Falls - Buon Me Thuot

Day 1 - Dalat – Lam Ha (B= breakfast, L= lunch)

- 8:30 am pick up at your hotel, short tranfer to departure point. - 30 km off road, bike through deep and vast pine tree forests on single lane trails. - Thrill to the 17 km downhill ride to Tanung, afterwards it’s a flat ride to the rolling hills. - Visit Silk Factory, coffee plantation and flower farm. - Stop at Elephant Waterfall for Lunch. - After lunch, 15 km biking more on the country side road to Lam Ha - The total cycling distance is 63 km on the bike. - Overnight in a comfortable local guest house in Lam Ha town.

Day 2 –Lam Ha - Lak Lake (B,L)

- The ride begins on the flat countryside road for 10 kilometers, and then 7 km climb up hill to the top of Phu Son Pass. - A 20 kilometer section of downhill riding toike down Phu Son Pass to Phi lieng Village. - The spectacular mountain views are perfect for pictures along the way - After lunch the ride is pleasant and flat for 40 kilometers to Lak Lake where we overnight in traditional Long Houses.(Homestay). - This day offers 100 km worth of mountain biking.

Day 3 – Lak Lake – Draysap Falls (B,L)

- After breakfast, head out to visit one of the old summer retreats of Emperor Bao Dai. - Take a boat to a remote village on the far side of Lak Lake. Some light trekking is possible from this village. - Elephant riding is available here (extra pay). - Back to the long house at Lak Lake for lunch and a rest before the 50 km bike ride to Buon Me Thuot and the 16 km mostly flat ride to the falls. - Swim and relax at the falls. Spend the night in Bungalow or Long House at Draysap Waterfall. - Total 60 km for this day.

Day 4 - Draysap falls - Yok Don Park - Buon Me Thuot.(B,L)

- 8:00: pick up. Short transfer (about 30 minutes) out of Draysap falls before biking. - 8:30 : start biking through pepper plantations, and cashew farms to Don village. - After lunch, visit the hanging bridge, and an elephant hunter’s house, a total of 60 km of biking are offered for this day. Visit Museum of Ethnic Minority Cultures, Housed in the former residence of the French Consul, dating from 1927, this museum contains an important collection of costumes and ethnological artefacts relating to the region’s ethnic minority communities, notably the Ede and the M’nong. There is also a display on the revolutionary history of the region. Visit Buon Me Thuot market to see the daily activities of the local people - Arrive in Buon Me Thuot around 4:30. The evening is free to explore.

- End the trip.

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Departure at
Your hotel in Dalat, End at your hotel in Buon Me Thuot city
Start at
8 am on the first day, Finish at 4 pm on the last day
What to Bring: Hat, sunscreen, camera, sport sandle or biking shoes
What is Included: English speaking guide, support vehicle, bikes, helmets, picnic lunch, water, entrance fees, tourist permits and 3 nights accommodation.
What is not included: Diner, Personal major medical including evacuation insurance coverage is recommended