The Dray Nur Waterfall between Dak Lak and Dak Nong, Central Highlands VietnamThe Central Highlands of Vietnam include a series of plateaus next to one another located to the south-west of the Central Region of Vietnam. This is a list of useful travel tourism guide for the Central Highlands of Vietnam including Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dak Nong and Lam Dong Provinces.

Thanks to the high altitudes, the cool climate and the diverse terrain that there is a wide array of travel attractions that travelers don’t want to miss while on vacations in Vietnam. There is a number of hill stations with cool climate all year around and with several stunning waterfalls, a profusion of ethnic minorities with amazing culture, a lot of lakes and national parks… You want a relaxing luxury holiday or an adventure of a lifetime, then you can find it all here in the Central Highlands.

The Central Highlands have a very strategic position to the national defense of Vietnam and were contended by different parties during the wars in the modern history of Vietnam. There were brutal battles which took place here and there are sites of former battle grounds that draw veterans to travel back nowadays. Paradissa has several battlefield tours for veterans in the Central Highlands. Do not hesitate to contact our team should you need further details.

  • Dak Lak is located in the heart of the Central Highlands of Vietnam, bordered to the north by Gia Lai, to the east by Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa and to the south by Lam Dong and Dak Nong, to the west by Cambodia. The provincial capital is Buon Ma Thuot City.

  • Dak Nong is located to the south-west of the Central Highlands of Vietnam. The province is bordered to the north, north-east and east by Dak Lak, to the south and south-east by Lam Dong, to the south and south-west by Binh Phuoc and to the west by Cambodia. The provincial capital is Gia Nghia Town.

  • Gia Lai is located deep in the Central Highlands of Vietnam with Pleiku as the provincial capital city. The average altitude of the province is 700-800m above sea level. Gia Lai is bordered to the north by Kon Tum Province, to the north-east by Quang Ngai Province, to the east by Binh Dinh Province, to the south-east by Phu Yen Province, to the south by Dak Lak Province and to the west by Cambodia.

  • Kon Tum is located to the top north of the Central Highlands of Vietnam. The province is bordered to the north by Quang Nam Province, to the west by Laos and Cambodia; to the east by Quang Ngai Province and to the south and south west by Gia Lai Province.

  • Lam Dong Province is located to the south of the Central Highlands of Vietnam. The province is better known to the visitors for its capital – Da Lat which is located in the pristine plateau of Lang Biang.