Buon Ma Thuot has become a famous destination in Vietnam’s Central Highlands for both domestic and international tourists thanks to its forest and mountains wilderness, especially named as a mecca of coffee. Currently, Bamboo Airways is operating a special flight from Vinh to Buon Ma Thuot for more tourists from Vietnam’s central North to visit the beautiful land.
The best time to visit
Known as a cultural center of Central Highlands with two seasons: dry and rainy season. Dry one starts from November to April next year while rainy one occurs from May to October. Its temperature fluctuates between 23oC and 24oC year round, so visitors Buon Ma Thuot can be visited at any time. However, many visitors often come by December to view a long strip blooming wild sunflowers with brilliant yellow color in addition with local traditional festivals featuring national characters. Or you can see the blooming coffee blossoms covered a long strip of an area with white color in February, March, and also attend the exciting elephant racing festival attracting both domestic and international tourists.
Flight from Vinh to Buon Ma Thuot
Vinh is about 976 km far from Buon Ma Thuot, taking only 1 hour 20 minutes to travel by air with ease and convenience. At present, Bamboo Airways is one of few airlines operating flight from Vinh to Buon Ma Thuot with competitive rates, quaint services to experience.
Required procedures: You should present at the airport at least 2 hours prior to schedule departure time for check-in and customs check. Check-in counters will be closed 40 minutes before departure time.
Buon Ma Thuot Airport is located at Hoa Thang commune, Dak Lak province, 7th kilometer on National Highway 27 and 8km far from Buon Ma Thuot’s downtown in the Southeast. Previously, the airport was named as Phung Duc means flying Phoenix which was base for Vietnam’s air force. In addition, it is located at Hoa Binh administrative district, then also called Peace Airport. In 1977, Buon Ma Thuot Airport was renovated for civil flights from the Central Highlands to major cities like Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang, Hanoi…
Transportation from the airport to the downtown
You can opt for travelling from the airport to the downtown by various vehicles :
- Taxi : is the most convenient vehicle for a group of 3-5 travelers carrying many things at a rate of around VND 120,000 – VND 200,000.
- Motorbike taxi :is flexible if you don’t bring many luggages and want to view landscapes on the way at a rate of VND 7,000 / km.
- Airport Limousine: is suitable for big groups at a rate of VND 200,000 and offered by travel firms.
If you plan to get to Buon Ma Thuot in travel season to experience fully wonderful natural scenery and local lives, you should book your flight approximately 1-2 months before departure date.
Hope that the above sharings will be useful. Wish you have a happy and safe trip to Buon Ma Thuot !