Coffee has become a cornerstone of Vietnamese culture and a popular export item for decades. While foreign brands find it increasingly difficult to enter the lucrative market, domestic chains are more successful in catering to local tastes and have even begun to implement Fair Trade practices.
Traveling to Dak Lak in The Coffee Season, you are drifting into the smell of the white coffee flowers.
Considered as the cultural heart of the Highlands, Dak Lak is home to many unique cuisines and the elephants, the primeval forests and bright white coffee flowers field in March. Suggestions below will help you to plan for success off-road trip to this region.
Among immense mountains and forests in wind-swept Central Highland (Tay nguyen), there is a village considered as a small and beautiful island. That seems to be weird, but let’s go and discover interesting things here with your own eyes.
The Xe Dang ethnic minority in Cu M’Gar district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, hold the New Rice ceremony in the early days of the year.
Buon Ma Thuot is the capital of Dak Lak province and also one of the largest towns of Central Highlands. Tourists in Vietnam travel will be easy of access to the area’s attractive destinations with natural beauty and enjoy a nice cup of coffee-the most important thing need to be done here.
The ancient stilt house bearing the Laos architectural style lies at Tri Village.
Lying in Krong Na Commune, Buon Don District, 40km west of Buon Ma Thuot City, YokDon National Park is proud of its bio-diversity, which attracts both scientists and visitors in Vietnam tourism.
Vietnam aims to increase value of coffee products by processing more than 25% of its coffee beans by 2020, according to the Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Located in the romanticised central highlands region (Tây Nguyên in Vietnamese), Dak Lak Province is a very special place for the Vietnamese people. It’s home to 44 different ethnic groups, dozens of thundering waterfalls, crystal clear streams, towering mountains and rich red soil but it’s most famed for its elephants and countless coffee plantations.
There was a period in the history of the E De ethnic community when people couldn’t find enough gong performers for a wedding, funeral, or spiritual ritual. However, the sound of gongs, a treasured cultural heritage of Central Highlanders, have been turned up once again thanks to the efforts made by artisan Y Hiu Nie Kdam.
As of this month, Yok Đôn National Park will no longer offer elephant riding for tourists visiting the Central Highland province of Đắk Lắk.
A workshop was held in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, on July 19 to look into the locality of human resources of ethnic minority groups in Vietnam.
Located at the heart of the Central Highlands, Dak Lak province holds much potential for tourism development with numerous tourist attractions.
Yok Don National Park in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak signed an agreement with the Animals Asia Foundation on July 13 to become the first unit in Vietnam committed to applying elephant-friendly tourism.
It is on Y Ngong street at the center of Buon Ma Thuot. It used to be the French governor’s house in Buon Ma Thuot. In 1940, it was rebuilt in architecture coordinated between the Western highlands architecture and modern architecture: The basement was built by concrete with wooden floor. Looking from the front it looks like a bungalow. Looking from the back it looks like an ancient European