Pleiku Travel Guide

Pleiku is located in the central highland region of Vietnam which is a capital of Gia Lai province. This is a historically relevant town, specifically in relation to the Vietnam War. Visiting here tourist will have a difference feeling.

The best time to visit Pleiku

The best time to visit Pleiku is between November and April

How to get to Pleiku

It is about 50 kilometers south of Kon Tum and 200 kilometers away from Qut Nhon. Pleiku is located at the intersection of Routes 19 and 14, making it the starting point for any kind of exploration in the Highlands

By Airline: There are three Vietnam Airlines flights to Pleiku every week from Ho Chi Minh City and Danang and the airport is far about 5 kilometers from

By Bus: It’s better to travel via minibuses or rental cars from Danang or Ho Chi Minh City.

By Train: There is no railway service in the Central Highlands.

Top attractions in Pleiku

Pleiku doesn’t have many attractions, and the best spot which you can come is Bien Ho (Sea Lake which located about 6 kilometers from the north of Pleiku, is a flooded crater of an old volcano.

Cong Vien Dong Xanh,- the Fossil Tree Water Park: It is far about 10 kilometers from Pleiku, coming here you will have a great time to enjoy beauty of natural . The best time to visit at weekends

Things to do in Pleiku

There is not much to do in Pleiku and the best way to do in this city is sightseeing by you or explore by going on a tour.


Shopping in Pleiku

If you want to buy some authentic Central Highlands hill tribe handicrafts, you can go along the shops which are lined at all most streets and buy directly.

Pleiku by night

It is hard to find bars, pubs, and nightclubs in Pleiku and the best place where you can go is the HAGL (Hoang Anh Gia Lai) Hotel in Phu Dong.

Pleiku Restaurant

Like many other cities in Central Highland Region,  Pleiku is not well- known for its cuisine and the best dish that you should try is the roast chicken with rice.

Related reading:  Central Highland Travel Guide


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