When The wild sunflower blossoms with brilliant yellow in December, it’s the perfect time to go to Buon Ma Thuot,or in February, March when the coffee flower blooms. In fact, its weather is classified into two distinct rainy and dry seasons, dry season starts from November to April next year, rainy season occurs from May to October, the average temperature is only 23-24 C. So you can arrange your time to come here at any time of a year.
You can even attend unique traditional folk festivals. Around December to March in Vietnamese lunar Calendar, the Banar in the Central Highland celebrates the buffalo kill festival, called Koh Kpo or Groong Kpo Ton to welcome the New Year, to praise the health for people and lush crops, Cafe Festival in March, elephant racing festival, buffalo kill festival in March of lunar year, water wharf worshiping festival of the Ede.
Buon Ma Thuot is about 350 km far from Ho Chi Minh City, about 1,400 km far from Hanoi. so it is possible to go either by road or air:
We recommend you round-trip direct flights from Ho Chi Minh to Buon Ma Thuot at an affordable price only taking about 1 hour.
The airport is about 15 km far from the city center with many vehicles to choose.