Overview

Don village is a famous place in Vietnam, also known by many people in the world by the tradition of hunting and taming wild elephants. Don village used to be the capital of Dak Lak province. Later, to facilitate socio-economic development and to occupy a strategic defense and security position, the French relocated administrative offices to Buon Ma Thuot.

Currently, Don village is only a tourist destination located in Krong Na commune, Buon Don district of Dak Lak, which is 40 km from Buon Ma Thuot in the direction of provincial road 1 to the northwest.

There are various beautiful landscapes in Don village, such as many rivers, Seven-branch waterfall, hanging bridge, Duc Minh lake, ancient stilt house, and the nearby elephant king tomb - Yang Prong Cham tower - Ea Sup. Yok Don National Park is famous for being the largest national park in Vietnam with dipterocarp forest ecosystem full of potentials for ecotourism, adventure tourism, and especially the national identity of villages with the wharves retaining the original features and myths about the Elephant King.

The dynamic in tourism exploitation has now made Don village the most famous brand of Dak Lak tourism, a place that tourists should not ignore in Dak Lak.