Ba Na Hills has long become very famous, not only known as a "place of the future" but also considered as "Sapa in the heart of Central" because of its fresh and cool air all year round. If you are planning to travel to Da Nang, do not ignore this article.
1. Ba Na Hill - the way to heaven
Ba Na Hills is located at an altitude of nearly 1500m above sea level, the cool climate all year round makes this place become the "green lung" of the sunny and windy Central region.
Ba Na Hills belongs to Hoa Phu commune, Hoa Vang district (Da Nang), 25km west of the city center.
There are many explanations for the origin of the name Ba Na Hills. It is said that Ba Na is an abbreviation of the holy mother Y A Na or Mrs. Ponagar. There is another theory that the name Ba Na is given by local people. In it, "Ba" means sacred animals and "Na" is a spacious open space on the mountainside.
Either way, it is undeniable that today, Ba Na Hills has become a must-visit tourist destination when traveling to Da Nang.
Ba Na Hills - The road to fairyland.
2. Experience 4 seasons in just 1 day at Ba Na Hills
In recent years, the rainy season in Ba Na Hills is often short, lasting only 1-2 months, making the weather here even more beautiful. Early in the morning, you will enjoy the feeling that spring has arrived on the porch when the flower buds reach out to welcome the new day, the whole mountain and forest are covered with mist, the place is probably just so beautiful.
When the sun is high, it is also the time when the temperature is slightly increased but not too harsh like the central sun, this is also the right time for tourists to start sightseeing, travel and record beautiful moments at Ba Na Hills.
When the sun gradually recedes behind the clouds, Ba Na Hills also put on the autumn coat. At this time, the Golden Bridge is the most beautiful place to watch the sunset in Da Nang. Standing on the Golden Bridge with loved ones holding hands and watching the sunset gradually fall on the horizon. These feelings are difficult to describe in words. Come and experience it for yourself.
When the last rays of sunlight disappear on the horizon, "winter" comes and covers the top of Ba Na Hills. At this time, "Europe in the heart of Da Nang" began to light up extremely shimmering and fanciful. The Golden Bridge is like a silk strip crossing the sky, so beautiful that it captivates people's hearts.
A "tip" for you to prepare a light jacket when walking and enjoy the beauty of Ba Na Hills at night because the weather is very cold at this time.
Golden Bridge is the most beautiful place to watch the sunset in Ba Na Hills.
3. Ideal times to travel to Ba Na Hills
In general, every season of the year Ba Na Hills is beautiful and cool, but the most ideal time to travel is when Ba Na Hills enters the summer, from about April to October.
This is the most beautiful time of Ba Na Hills in the year, the view from the top is not obscured by fog, helping visitors feel the full beauty of the "fairy scene" here.
At Ba Na Hills, there is a very special season, called "festival season", and this season often coincides with holidays and Tet in the year, making the bustling atmosphere here doubled. Some festivals are highly anticipated such as the festival of thousands of colorful flowers, the giant B'estival beer festival,...
Ba Na Hills is beautiful all year round.
4. Experience the cable car set 4 world records at Ba Na Hills
Ba Na Hills was built on the top of Ba Na (Chuong Mountain), the cable car is the only means of bringing visitors to Ba Na Hills. The cable car system is designed and constructed by the company Doppelmayr (Austria), ensuring the standards of the European Cable Car Association.
The cable car route at Ba Na Hills has set 4 world records including:
♦ The world's longest single-wire cable car route (5,801m).
♦ The cable route has the longest total cable length in the world (11,587m).
♦ The cable route has the highest difference between departure and arrival stations in the world (1,368.93m).
♦ The world's heaviest cable reel weight (141.24 tons)
Visitors will have 15 minutes to sit in the cable car with four transparent walls crossing the great thousand with preserved vegetation almost intact. Freely zooming in to see the scenery getting smaller and smaller, watching Toc Tien waterfall like a silk band embracing Chua Mountain, feeling the mist surrounding the higher and higher, breathing the fresh, cool air of Ba Na Hills.
Cable car at Ba Na Hills has set up to 4 world records.
Currently, the cable car system has a total of 5 routes and 12 stations. However, visitors will move at 3 main cable routes, specifically:
♦ Line 1: Hoi An Station - Marseille Station (foot of the mountain - stop).
♦ Line 2: Debay Station - Morin Station (stop - Ba Na peak).
♦ Line 3: L'indochine Station - Toc Tien Waterfall Station (down the mountain).
Ba Na ticket price includes: cable car ticket, mountain train, visit to the Golden Bridge, spiritual area, flower garden, French village, most Fantasy Park games,... but not including entrance fee to Bao wax museum (ticket price: 100,000 VND/person), winning games at Fantasy Park, hotels and food.
Ticket prices will vary between tourists and Da Nang people (latest update), specifically:
|Audience||Foreign tourists||Tourists are from Da Nang|
|Adults and children over 1.4m tall||
|Children from 1m - 1.4m tall||
|Children under 1m tall||No fees|
Visitors can buy tickets through Sun World's website or directly at the counters.
Map of cable car route at Ba Na Hills.
♦ Indigenous visitors (Da Nang) need to bring identification (ID card, citizen identification, birth certificate) to receive the offer.
♦ Visitors are absolutely not allowed to bring food and drink on the cable car (according to the regulations of the resort).
5. Places to check-in when traveling to Ba Na Hills
5.1 Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge
Voted by Times magazine as one of the 10 most attractive destinations on the planet, Golden Bridge is a destination not to be missed when traveling to Da Nang. In the middle of the misty Ba Na sky, next to the eye-catching green forests, the giant stone hands covered with moss look like an ancient ruins supporting an extremely elaborate architecture.
With a length of 150m and an altitude of 1414m above sea level, the Golden Bridge is like a golden silk strip across the horizon. Walking on the Golden Bridge on cloudy days, visitors will understand the feeling of "walking through the hands of the gods" that the British newspaper BBC News used to honor the Golden Bridge.
Opening time: 8:00 AM - 19:00 PM.
As one of the 10 most attractive destinations on the planet voted by Times (2018).
5.2 Miniature Europe in the heart of Ba Na Hills.
The French village on the top of Ba Na Hills was inspired and built in the typical Gothic style of Europe in the last century. Coming here, visitors will be attracted to the ancient and quiet atmosphere of inherent Europe.
French Village is divided into 7 main areas, helping visitors admire a pompous and elegant France with Chateau De Chenonceau or St. Denis Cathedral, to a gentle and romantic France with Denis town, Britany and the old village Apremont sur Allier.
A miniature France with typical Gothic architecture of Europe in the last century.
5.3 Wax Museum
The Wax Museum at Ba Na Hills is the first place to display wax statues of artists, politicians, athletes, etc. in Vietnam.
A total of 49 statues of famous people, including names such as Steve Jobs, Barack Obama, Michael Jackson, etc., are displayed here, which are made extremely skillfully and sophisticatedly by statue sculptors. Italians have many years of experience in the profession.
Statue of Mr.Bean at the wax museum.
5.5 Le Jardin D'Amour flower garden
In French "Le Jardin D'Amour" means "Garden of Love". True to its name, Le Jardin D'Amour flower garden is an ideal dating place for couples in love when the garden is built into 9 areas with 9 different love themes, including: Secret garden, Garden of Love, Garden of Myths, Garden of Eden, Garden of Memory, Garden of Thoughts, Garden of Sacred, Suoi Mo garden and Osaka garden.
Opening time: 8:00 AM - 18:00 PM.
“Love Garden” is a very suitable place for dating couples.
5.6 Debay Wine Cellar
Debay wine cellar is a work that is about to turn 100 years old, built and used by the French - believed to be the first to exploit Ba Na Hills - as a place to distill fine wines when the temperature of the cellar is high. This 100m depth is ideal, only 16 - 20 degrees Celsius.
Coming to Debay wine cellar, in addition to seeing firsthand how wine is distilled and enjoying, visitors can also buy these products as gifts for family and friends.
Opening hours: 8:00 AM - 17:00 PM (or 18:30 PM during peak tourist season).
Outside the ancient Debay cellar.
5.7 Linh Ung Pagoda Ba Na.
Linh Ung Ba Na Pagoda together with Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda, Linh Ung Son Tra Pagoda have created "Linh Ung spiritual triangle", forming a supporting posture, bringing peace to Da Nang.
Linh Ung Ba Na Pagoda is located in a very beautiful location with an altitude of more than 1,400m above sea level, in front of the pagoda is a special three-leaf pine tree. In the temple, the 27m-high statue of Buddha Shakyamuni sits on a 6m-high lotus that is elaborately carved. The workers selected to build the project are all skilled workers, bringing with them respect, placing each brick, carving every detail.
Linh Ung Ba Na Pagoda is the place where Buddhist devotees send their spirituality.
5.8 Temple of Linh Chua Linh Tu
Located at the highest position in Da Nang, considered a place where heaven and earth harmonize, yin and yang converge, fresh air, Linh Chua Linh Tu Temple is a place of worship, gratitude for the merits of protecting Ba Na land. of the Most High God.
Coming to Linh Chua Linh Tu Temple, visitors seem to find peace in their hearts. All suffering and sorrow will be washed away after coming here.
Linh Chua Linh Tu Temple is the highest place in Da Nang.
5.9 Fantasy Park
Fantasy Park is an entertainment complex on top of Ba Na Hills with more than 100 games at different levels such as adventurous mountain climbing, turn of the century, king of car crashes,... guaranteed to be suitable for all audiences. , all ages. Ticket price to visit Ba Na Hills includes entertainment at Fantasy Park, so visitors do not have to hesitate to "just play".
Opening hours: 8:30 AM - 17:00 PM (or 18:30 PM during peak tourist seasons).
Fantasy Park is the largest entertainment complex in Ba Na Hills.
5.10 Toc Tien Waterfall
Toc Tien Waterfall is located at Mo stream, just 2km from Ba Na Hills to the east, the water continuously flows down all year round towards Thuy Duong Lake, making the surrounding vegetation extremely green and rich.
Only about 700m high, but Toc Tien waterfall has 9 cascades, the water flows all year round, creating a scene of white foam full of fanciful but beautiful. Visitors can sit on the cobblestones, relax by the waterfall while watching the scenery and listening to the waterfall.
Toc Tien Waterfall - The hair of the gentle fairy of the great thousand.
5.11 Summer Carnival
Carnival is considered the most awaited summer festival in Da Nang when here, visitors will be able to witness and take souvenir photos with professional performers from Europe in various fields. such as magic, dancing, singing, circus, art stilts,...
Each year there will be a different theme and performers.
Time: May - September every year.
Carnival is the most anticipated festival of the summer in Ba Na Hills.
5.12 Beer Festival B'estival
Oktoberfest is the original version of B'estival beer festival in Ba Na Hills. This is also the beer festival that attracts the most attention and attendance in Vietnam.
At B'estival, visitors will enjoy the bustling festival atmosphere, immerse themselves in vibrant dances and music, indulge in yeast and enjoy typical delicacies that are hard to find. in other places.
Time: May - September every year.
Soak up the festive atmosphere with the B'estival Beer Festival.
6. Detailed instructions on how to move from Da Nang to Ba Na Hills
There are many ways to travel from Da Nang to Ba Na Hills, however, there are 3 most popular options: renting a motorbike by yourself, renting a taxi or renting a car package.
In order to help visitors easily make the right choice for their own conditions, we would like to provide the following specific information:
♦ Motorbike rental price: In general, motorbike rental price in Da Nang is quite cheap, ranging from 100,000 VND to 150,000 VND/vehicle/day, depending on the type of vehicle (motorcycle, scooter) and its newness/ old car.
♦ Taxi rental price: The price will be about 800,000 VND / 4-seat car / 8 hours, for a 7-seat car, the price will be higher.
♦ Package car rental price: About 650,000 VND / 4-seat car (including waiting costs), 950,000 VND / 16-seat car (including waiting costs). If you go with a few people, the tour fee is 120,000 VND / person / 2 ways.
There are quite a few ways to get from Da Nang to Ba Na Hills.
7. All about places to eat and stay overnight on the top of Ba Na
Normally, visitors only come here to have fun during the day, but if you want to enjoy the things that only Ba Na Hills can have at night, you can spend the night here.
Currently, there are only 3 main hotel zones, including:
♦ Mercure Banahillss French Village with 4-star international standard on Chua mountain. Average room price from 1 million / room / night.
♦ Debay 4-star international standard hotel costs 1.1 million/room/night.
♦ Morin 3 star international standard hotel.
Note: Guests should book rooms in advance through Agoda or Booking applications to avoid room shortages, especially during festive seasons and peak tourist seasons.
A standard room of Mercure Banahillss French Village hotel.
Here is a list with prices of restaurants serving on Ba Na peak:
♦ Hoi An Restaurant: Serving local dishes such as vermicelli, rice, noodles.
♦ Doumer Restaurant: Specializing in serving juices, refreshments and fast food.
♦ Morin Restaurant: Diverse dishes from local to Asian and European dishes, individual order will be from 180,000 VND/dish, or combo menu from 160,000 VND/serving.
♦ L'Etable Restaurant: Traditional Vietnamese and Asian dishes.
♦ La Crique&Café Postal Restaurant: Serving buffet of European dishes for 250,000/ticket.
♦ Beer The Du Dôme Restaurant: Enjoy Hanoi draft beer, mallard, veal, buffalo, stork, BBQ party, German beer on top of Ba Na.
♦ Kavkaz Restaurant: Experience Russian cuisine with typical dishes of the Caucasus region, grilled lamb, grilled ribs and indispensable Russian salads famous in the heart of Da Nang.
♦ Le Terroir restaurant: The taste of standard French pastries.
♦ Brasserie Restaurant: Bringing Italian cuisine to Ba Na Hills.
♦ La Lavande Restaurant: Serving lunch buffet for 225,000 VND/person.
♦ Le Jardin Restaurant: Enjoy lunch buffet for 250,000 VND/person.
♦ La Pensee Restaurant: This is the place with the best buffet price in Ba Na Hills for 160,000 VND/person.
Nhìn chung, thức ăn tại Bà Nà Hills có giá khá cao.
8. Some important notes when visiting and having fun at Ba Na Hills for tourists
As mentioned, Ba Na Hills is located on Chua Mountain, so the price of food and drink will be much higher than below ground and there are less choices. Therefore, if you want to save money, bring food and water before going to Ba Na Hills.
The operating time of the cable car is from 7:30 am to 21:30 pm, your cable car ticket includes both departures and returns, please arrange a reasonable time to have fun and visit to avoid waiting situation when going up and down the mountain.
1,400m above sea level with air humidity up to 93%, Ba Na Hills will be quite cold so don't forget to bring a light jacket when you go sightseeing to make the trip convenient and complete. the most complete.
The hotel in Ba Na Hills only allows check-in at 14:00 pm and check-out at 11:00 am, so if you intend to spend the night here, remember to bring warm clothes.
Sports shoes, comfortable shoes will be the first choices for you when visiting Ba Na Hills because the area of Ba Na peak is very large, moreover, there are many attractive games and games here. interesting that you will probably be interested in.
Some things visitors need to note to have a happy and complete trip at Ba Na Hills.
Through the article, we have provided you with the necessary information about where to stay, eat, as well as places to visit and entertain. Wishing you a very happy and complete trip to Ba Na Hills in particular and Da Nang in general!