"Check in" at the legendary camphor tree, taking pictures in the coffee village, eating chicken or getting some air in the square will make your trip to Buon Me Thuot more enjoyable.
If you have only one day in the city center of Buon Ma Thuot, you can also get experiences which are both characterized by the local and youthful, vibrant as it is in modern cities like HCMC or Hanoi.
Breakfast, coffeePeople in Buon Ma Thuot get up very early to start a new day. The breakfast is always associated with drinking coffee as an indispensable "procedure". Cuisine in the mountain city is diverse and rich, so you can find many dishes originated from all over the country.
You can try: crab cake soup, crab vermicelli on Ha Huy Tap street with 35,000- 40,000 VND a bowl, sticky rice on the corner of Phan Dinh Giot and Le Hong Phong streets served from 6am to 9am with 5,000- 10,000 VND, bread at 16-18 Y Ngong street with the price of 25,000 VND/ set, eel noodles at 67 Tran Quang Khai, dry noodles at 160B Hoang Dieu with 20,000 dong per bowl.
Visiting the Museum of the Cultures of Vietnam's Ethnic Groups in Tay Nguyen
Located right in the center of Buon Ma Thuot city, the museum is the address which is always visited by the visitors coming here. The museum is built modernly with separate exhibit areas of culture, history, ecology ... with tour guides, in particular, the museum has an area where you can try playing t'rung , smelling the coffee bean, pepper ...
Besides, the museum is also a large green space which is as large as a park with old trees, long grass where many people choose to rest, get the fresh air and exercise every day. Near the Museum is Bao Dai Palace, the residence of the last king of the Nguyen Dynasty in Buon Ma Thuot.
You should not forget to take pictures "check in" in the area of 2 most famous camphor trees in the mountain town. The trees are recognized as Vietnam's heritage trees with a height of 30 m, many large branches, and are nearly 100 years old.
Trade center of Buon Ma ThuotThe sunshine in Buon Ma Thuot at noon is not too harsh, but is uncomfortable, neither. So, after visiting the museum, you can "hide" in Vincom Trade Center to get away from the heat, and have lunch, join some games or watch movies as you like.
Those who come from other areas may not know this building which is fully equipped with shopping, dining, entertainment sections though it is in a smaller scale than those in big cities like Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi. In particular, the 6th floor has a restaurant with large transparent glass windows which enable you to see the panorama city and therefore is preferred by many young people.
Trung Nguyen Coffee VillageIn the afternoon, after the gorge, you can visit Trung Nguyen Coffee Village, an address which can not be ignored in the plateau city. This is not just a place to buy famously delicious coffee, but also is designed as a miniature park. You may not need to buy any product, do not need to drink in the bar, but you can still visit populations freely.
The primary scene areas are beautifully and majestically designed as the large waterfalls, bridges, streams, ponds, stilts... where are always full of tourists. This area does not require entrance tickets, so you can comfortably come to take photos and have fun.
If you have time, you can also look at the Mehyco Cafe Paradise which is similar to Trung Nguyen coffee village but is in a smaller scale.
Buon Ma Thuot Victory MonumentThe monument is located at the center of Nga Sau rotation, with tanks model celebrating the victory of Buon Ma Thuot, as well as a sacred symbol with people in the city. Wherever they are, they like see their hometown just when seeing the icon of Nga Sau.
Nguyen Tat Thanh street or Le Duan street leading to the monument are very spacious with large sidewalks are very suitable for walking, strolling in the cool evening. This time, the area is of the monument is not too crowded, so you do not have to wait long to take photos.