Getting there and aroundThere are direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City and Danang to Buon Ma Thuot and Play Ku. Local buses plough the inter-provincial routes between Dalat, Play Ku, Kontum, Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Buon Ma Thuot, Phan Thiet and Phan Rang. Alternatively, hire a car and driver.
Vietnam Airlines has offices at Buon Ma Thuot (T0500-395 4442) and Play Ku (T059-382 3058) airports and at 129 Ba Trieu St in Kontum, T060-862282.
Regular local buses link provincial centres throughout the region.
CarCars with drivers are available for hire; contact the provincial tourist offices or your hotel. Play Ku to Buon Ma Thuot, 3½ hrs, US$50.