Da Lat Plataeu

  • Category:Short birding tours
  • Tour name:Da Lat Plataeu
  • Destinations:Da Lat area and Bidoup Nui Ba national park
  • Duration:4 days
  • Hotel:4-star
  • Price:300 - 840 USD

This four-day birding itinerary is a sample for a comprehensive exploring of the plateau's avifaunas. We will visit all key spots including Ta Nung, Langbian mt., Tuyen Lam and Di Linh (Deo Nui San). We also have a chance to visit Giang Ly trail inside Bidoup national park to see Indochinese Fulvetta.

This tour is start from Ho Chi Minh city but if you start the tour frofrom Da Lat or fly into Da Lat on the first day, there will be more time for you as well. 

Detail itinerary:

Day 1. (L, D) Pick up in the early morning in Sai Gon, drive to Da Lat, stop enroute at Damri waterfall for a short birding in the afternoon the continue our jurney. 

Overnight at Hoang Gia Dat Xanh resort (4-star hotel) for 3 nights

Day 2 & day 3. (B, L, D) Da Lat Plateau Endemic Bird Area

Two full days exploring Da Lat plateau, first of our visits is Ta Nung, a small private evergreen forest but is the most accessible site for the rare and endemic species Grey-crowned Crocias. Other goodies endemic such as Orange-breasted, Black-hooded Laughingthrushes, Vietnamese Cutia, Vietnamese Greenfinch may also be found here. The second visit is Langbian Mt, the high peak at 2,169 m asl. This forest support to the most sought-after species, the beautiful and skulking endemic Collared Laughingthrush. The Black-crowned Fulvetta (split from Rufous-winged Fulvetta) is the common endemic among other targets: Wintering Mugimaki Flycatcher, Yellow-billed Nuthatch, Yellow-cheeked Tit, Grey-crowned Tit (Black-throated Tit), Vietnamese Cutia,...

Day 4. (B, L) Da Lat - Di Linh. The third visit of Da Lat plateau is driving to Di Linh for a half day birding. Here we will focus our main targets, that are Orange-breasted Laughingthrus, Black-headed Parrotbill, Yellow-vented Pigeon among many other species. 

Afetrnoon drive back to Sai Gon for tour conclusion


Group size







7 +










Single supplement: $US 180

More infomation:

+ Da Lat birding sites

+ List of the birds of Da Lat plateau