Kon Tum to Pleiku / Gia Lai

Having taken the scenic route to Kon Tum we opt to ride the more direct AH17 back. It’s a fast ride and after just one hour we have covered the 50km route. The scenery is pretty and much of the road passes through wild highlands country without the need to navigate wild roads. Advertisements

Kon Tum

To be honest we don’t spend much time in Kon Tum proper. Viet Nam Phuot Homestay is an experience in its own right. Our host family treat us as old friends, not clients. We eat meals cooked by the father using vegetables fresh from the garden. There’s so much food and it is all delicious.…

Pleiku / Gia Lai to Kon Tum

Being unable to take a bus from Pleiku to Kon Tum we do as the locals suggest: ride the scooters. We could ride 50km down the highway but opt for the more scenic 80km route along DT671 and DT670. Chůr Đăng volcanic crater is a 20km side trip off our intended route. The crater is…