How to travel from Da Nang to Pleiku

Pleiku is 350km southwest of Da Nang depending on the routes. Pleiku is in the middle of the Central Highlands of Vietnam. The road from Da Nang to Pleiku offers landscape of rolling hills all the way. The convenient ways to travel from Da Nang to Pleiku are as follows:

 By private car: The road from Da Nang to Pleiku is generally good in the dry season while it could be not so great during the rainy season when it is slippery and wet. The road is completely paved all the way; it is just the hilly and mountainous terrain that makes it difficult in the rain. The trip by car takes 10 hours.

By local bus: There are some bus companies operating daily buses from Da Nang to Pleiku. The trip start from Da Nang’s Central Bus Station and concludes at the city center in Pleiku. The journey takes 10 hours.

By motorbike: It is a lovely adventure experience to ride on motorbike from Da Nang to Pleiku. The traffic is not too busy and the landscape is wild and wonderful. The trip requires certain riding experience though as the road can be dangerous during the rainy season.

By bicycle: The trip from Da Nang to Pleiku goes up for a while and it is a long journey. There are parts of the road that there are no communities by the road sides.