Telephone code : (84.50)
Area : 45,946 km2
Population : 2,460,600
The Central Highlands cover the southern part of the Truong Son
Mountain Range. The region, which is home to many ethno-linguistic
minority groups: Gia Lai, EDe, Ba Na, Xe Dang, Ra Glai, M'nong is
renowned for it cool climate, beautiful mountain scenery and
innumerable streams, lakes and waterfalls.
BUON DON (Dac Lac Pro)
Buon Don is well known as the native land of elephant hunters and
trainers throughout Southeast Asia. Visitors to Buon Don will still
have a chance to ride the Elephants.
D'RAYSAP WATERFALL (Dac Lac pro)
D'raysap Waterfall means the fall of mist in E De language. The
powerful flow of water falling creates foam and mist as it touches the
water below. The echo of the falling water can be heard from a long
distance all year round.
BA NA VILLAGE (Kon Tum Pro)
You will see the beautiful wooden stilt houses here, the staircase
leading to a house is made of a tree trunk, each of the step is
meticulously chiseled, reflecting the carving skills of Ba Na men. Ba
Na ethnic group are famous nationally for their hunting skills. Ba Na
People always keep a fire going in the middle of their house; family
members and friends sit around the fire to have drink, eat and talk.
LAC LAKE (Dac Lac)
On the lakeside is a magnificent palace owned by Emperor Bao Dai.
Standing on the balcony of the second floor, you will get a panoramic
view of the valley and the lake below. The remains the Royal Boat that
was boarded for short cruises by the owner of the palace whenever Bao
Dai stayed in the palace.
The Rong House is an activity centre, adjacent to a wooden church
built on stilts. The Rong House is the scene of important local events
like meeting, weddings, festivals, prayer sessions and so on.