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Dak Lak

Dak Lak is located in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, and is home to quite a few indigenous ethnic minorities, such as the Rade, the Jarai and the Mnong, among others.

The province covers an area of 13,125 km2. It consists of 15 administrative units including Buon Ma Thuot City, Town Lake and the district of Buon Ea H’Leo, Easup, Krong Nang, Krong Buk, Buon Don, Cu M’gar, Ea Kar, M’Drac, Krong Pac , Krong Ana, Krong Bong, Lak, Cu Kuin.

March 2023

Elephant Race Festival Daklak

March 11, 2023 - March 13, 2023
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 11 of March, repeating until March 13, 2030

Dak Lak, Dak Lak Viet Nam

Elephant Race Festival Daklak takes place in springtime, normally in the third lunar month in Buon Don District, Dak Lak Province. It reflects the martial spirit of the M’Nong people in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. In preparation for the festive day, people take their elephants to places where they can eat their fill. Apart from grass their food also includes bananas, papayas, sugar canes, corns, sweet potatoes. The elephants are free from hard work to preserve their strength. On…

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