Pleiku is located in Gia Lai province and a favorite travel destination for many tourists. Possessing a lot of unique architectural works, wild and romantic natural scenery, extremely attractive cuisine, all these things have left a deep impression on the tourists that have the chance to visit this area once time.

Main history attraction

T'Nung Lake: T'Nung Lake is also called Pleiku lake, about 7km from the center of Pleiku city, in Bien Ho commune, Gia Lai Province. T'nung Lake is one of the most beautiful natural lakes in the Central Highlands. If the wind is stronger, the lake often has big waves, so it is also called the “sea lake” while locals call it “T'Nung” meaning "sea on the mountain”. Lake T'Nung is a large lake with an area of about 240ha, formed by 3 ancient volcanoes. T’Nung Lake is not only a giant freshwater lake in Pleiku city but also a famous Vietnam national destination.

Phu CUong waterfall

Phu Cuong waterfall

Phu Cuong waterfall: Phu Cuong waterfall is known as the most beautiful waterfall of Gia Lai province, located on the lava base of an inactive volcano in Phu Cuong quarry area, located in Dun commune, Chu Se district, Gia Lai province. It is about 3 km away from Chu Se town and about 45 km southeast of Pleiku City. It has long been chosen by many locals and tourists to have a picnic, especially in the hot summer or holidays.

Ham rong mountain

Ham Rong Mountain Is Covered By Wild Sunflower

Ham Rong Mountain: Ham Rong Mountain has another ethnic name that is ChuH’Rong, about 11km far from the city center. According to the Pleiku locals and tourists who have come here, Ham Rong Mountain is most beautiful at sunrise and sunset. You will not have to climb to the top of the mountain because locals have made a road for you to ride up the mountain. If you want to go higher, ask the soldiers to get to the observatory. Note about November - December, the two sides of the road to Ham Rong mountain will be full of wildly beautiful yellow blooming flowers, so do not miss this attraction.


Gia Lai has 3 major festivals and is known as the Buffalo fighting festival, New rice ceremony, Removing straw ceremony.
Buffalo fighting festival is also unique in the culture of the Ba Na and Gia Rai people organized for the purpose of sacrificing the gods or those who protect the village, celebrating bumper crops or celebrating other important events of the village. Depending on the purpose, the buffalo fighting festival is held at different times but the host is always the village elder.

Pleiku Is Home Of Many Ethnic Groups

Pleiku is Home Of Many Ethnic Groups

Removing staw Ceremony (Po Thi Ceremony) - held after the harvest season is completed (November - April of the following year).
Like the Kinh people celebrate the Lunar New Year, the ethnic groups in the Central Highlands after the harvest season, also at the same time of lunar year so they organize New rice ceremony.


Most visitors to Pleiku travel to choose the period from November to April next year because this time Pleiku is not rainy season, so it more convenient to travel and this time also has many unique and attractive cultural festivals. If you travel to Pleiku in the dry season, you will see the golden rice fields, mountains are covered by the yellow color of wild sunflowers around November and December and coffee flowers bloom in March.

The Best Time To Visit Pleiku Is In The Dry Season

The Best Time To Visit Pleiku Is In The Dry Season

Big festivals also take place at the end of the year or the beginning of the year so you should go to Pleiku to have fun and travel from November to April next year to feel all the poetic and unique beauty of this place.


Pleiku has an airport, so even from Hanoi, Da Nang, or Ho Chi Minh City you can fly directly to Pleiku with Vietnam Airlines, but from Ho Chi Minh City you have two other options: Jetstar and Vietjet at a lower cost to save more. Pleiku Airport is only 4km from the city center, so you can take a taxi into the city.
Pleiku city is 600km far from Ho Chi Minh City. If traveling by bus, you should go to Pleiku bus companies at the Eastern bus station, it takes about 12 hours to move. The buses often go in the evening and get Pleiku in the next morning.
In order to visit Pleiku, you can hire a motorbike or rent a car if traveling in large groups.

Sea Lake Is Speciality Of Pleiku

Sea Lake is the specialty of Pleiku


Do not forget to buy some coffee when visiting Pleiku.
Be careful when climbing in the rainy season and remember to bring a raincoat, umbrella, etc.
Should bring mosquito repellent, medicine, etc.


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