Dak Lak Province is located in the heart of the Central Highlands region of Vietnam and Buon Ma Thuot is the largest city in the province, which is 1410km away from Hanoi and 350km away from Ho Chi Minh City. Dak Lak is considered as one of the destinations that nurtures Gong Culture – the intangible heritage of UNESCO. Therefore, it is believed that Dak Lak - Buon Me Thuot tourism is associated with the culture of the ethnic minorities here. If you are looking for a Vietnam tour package to learn more about Vietnamese culture, Buon Ma Thuot would be one of the best choices.
Visitors can travel to Buon Ma Thuot by air, by car or by bus.
There are flights from Danang and Hanoi (via Danang) to Buon Ma Thuot three times a week and daily flights from Ho Chi Minh City to the city. Recently, both Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air have opened a direct flight from Hanoi to Buon Ma Thuot.
Buon Ma Thuot is 1427km from Hanoi, 350km from Ho Chi Minh City, 194km from Nha Trang, 223km from Quy Nhon, 197km from Pleiku and 196km from Da Lat. The route from Pleiku to Buon Ma Thuot was just improved which makes it much easier for traveling.
Tourists can travel from Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City to Buon Ma Thuot by bus. The bus ticket is from 150,000 VND – 200,000 VND.