Pleiku travel guide

Pleiku is the centre of Gia Lai province, which is famous for coffee fields, and unique architecture. It is an interesting destination for many travellers.
Travellers can visit Pleiku all around the year. However, ideal time is dry season (November, & December). This is the time fields turn yellow, Mexican sunflowers bloom, and many thanksgiving festivals to Rice God, Agriculture God happen.
Travellers can choose Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar, Air Mekong to get to Pleiku. They offer flights from Hanoi, Danang, or Ho Chi Minh city to Pleiku. Another choice is to catch a coach from big station in provinces of Vietnam to Pleiku.
When arriving in Pleiku, you can stay at hotels, motels which are near the centre. Most of them are located on Hung Vuong, Tran Hung Dao, Le Loi, Pham Van Dong street. The price is from 250.000 to 500.000 VND per room per night.
There are some famous tourist attractions that you can not neglect when you arrive in Pleiku, like: T’Nưng lake which is the mouth of an inactive volcano, and called as “the blue eye of the mountain”, 6km to the North from Pleiku city; Ham Rong mountain which is at the height of 1,000 metres compared with the sea level, with farms of coffee, pepper, and rubber; nine-stairs fall in La Sao, Lagrai. Besides, travellers can visit historical relics, like: Minh Thanh pagoda, Duc An church, Pleiku prison, Ialy hydropower reservoir,…
Visiting Pleiku, you should not miss to try its specialities, like: Gia Lai dry noodle, beef grilled in tubes, … and buy some traditional clothes whose patterns are very special, and especially buy some packs of coffee as gifts for friends.