Buon Me Thuot
The town is built right on the highland of 500 meters above the sea level. It is the capital town of Dak Lak province, with 75,000 inhabitants. Buon Me Thuot is the centre of the Rade minority. Its the most civilized and most populated region in the highlands. It used to be a hunting ground and an important American base during the war.
Nowadays the area is well- know for its flora and fauna. Coffee here is marvelous. Many ethnic groups are the Rade, Mnong, Bahnars, SedangTourists can get a chance to ride the elephants through the primitive forest outside the town.