Highland & Beach Overland (Dalat – Phanthiet)

    5 days 4 nights

Ho Chi Minh City - Dalat - Phan Thiet - Ho Chi Minh City

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Dalat

In the morning, take a scenic drive from Ho Chi Minh City to the central highland resort of Dalat (310km). En route, stop at rubber, tea and coffee plantations. Upon arrival in Dalat, stop to visit Prenn waterfall then check into hotel. O/N in Dalat

Day 2: Dalat – Sightseeing

Today, we will be accompanied with a local guide a full day of sightseeing in and around Dalat. Take a cable car ride to Tuyen Lam Lake. Visit the summer residence of Bao Dai, Vietnam’s last emperor, the fascinating Crazy House, the cathedrals and convents that populate this former French retreat. Dalat’s temperate climate makes it ideal for vegetable and flower cultivation, and the tour includes a visit to the Dalat Market and the Dalat Flower Garden to see a variety of orchid species. End the day by taking a horse-drawn cart around Xuan Huong Lake and seeing the old steam engines of the Dalat Cremaillere Railway. This evening, have dinner combined with a unique art: drawing by one finger at Art Cafe, a restaurant in Dalat’s centre.

Overnight in Dalat. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 3: Dalat – Phan Rang – Phanthiet

In the morning, free to visit the colourful Dalat Market to see the variety of flowers, vegetables, and fruits available in Dalat’s temperate climate.

The drive to Phan Thiet (250km) begins with a series of mountainside switchbacks affording spectacular views of the arid lowlands and the sea. Stop near the seaside town of Phan Rang to visit Po Klong Garai, a well-preserved 14th century Cham Tower. Follow the coastal road to Phanthiet, then to Muine (17km). On arrival, check in hotel and rest of the day is free at leisure to relax on the beach. Overnight in Muine. (Breakfast)

Day 4: Phanthiet

Morning drive to Mui Ne peninsula. Stop to discover the local fishing village and its immense red sand dunes at Doi Hong and Tien stream. Enjoy the scenic seashore and see fishermen as they prepare their boats, mend their nets, and sell their catch at market. The afternoon is free at leisure. Overnight in Phanthiet. (Breakfast)


Day 5  Phan Thiet – Ho Chi Minh City

Breakfast at hotel, followed by the return drive to Ho Chi Minh City (200km). Stop en route to visit a dragon fruit plantation. Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon.

End of services. (Breakfast)





Transfer in private air-conditioned vehicle for the whole itinerary

Accommodation based on twin share
Local English speaking guide where applicable (Day 2)

All admission fees during guided time

Meals as indicated

Travel Insurance


Personal expenses
Tips and Gratuities