Ba Na Hills
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Ba Na Hills

Do not know when Ba Na Hills tourist area is famous with beautiful names such as “fairyland on earth” or “Miniature Europe in the heart of Da Nang”. Not only possessing a cool climate and countless picturesque check-in locations, Ba Na Hills also creates a beautiful highlight in the hearts of tourists with many fun activities, entertainment, shopping, dining, etc,…attractive and interesting.

Ba Na Hills is the “trump card” that attracts tens of thousands of tourists to Da Nang every year. Let’s explore this wonderful tourist destination with Origin Vietnam.

1. Where is Ba Na Hills?

Ba Na Hills – a famous tourist area located in a mysterious land in Hoa Vang district, about 30 km from Da Nang city center along Highway 1A to the West.

2. How is Ba Na Hills unique?

Ba Na Hill

Ba Na Hills is located at an altitude of 1,500m above sea level. It will bring you a four-season climate experience in just one day. Immersing yourself in the beautiful natural landscape of Ba Na Nui Chua primeval forest. This is your opportunity to truly enjoy the natural beauty, immersing yourself in the wonderful scenery.

You will have the opportunity to experience exciting moments sitting in the cable car cabin, floating in mid-air. From there, you can admire the famous masterpiece – Da Nang Golden Bridge, with the unique appearance of a pair of giant hands spreading out in the air.

Traveling to Ba Na Hills, you will have the opportunity to explore a diverse culinary world, where you can enjoy unique and delicious dishes. Besides, the atmosphere at Ba Na Hills is also full of festive colors, giving you a complete feeling of joy and excitement.

Old European style house in Ba Na

3. When is the best time to visit Ba Na Hills?

With beautiful natural scenery and cool climate, you can travel to Ba Na Hills in any season of the year. However, there are times that are especially suitable for traveling to Ba Na Hills:

  • Time from April to October: This is the summer time of the year. Coming to Ba Na at this time, you will enjoy the 4-season climate in 1 unique day. And enjoying the most complete view of Ba Na Hills without fear of fog blocking your sight.
  • Festival time: Ba Na Hills is famous as “the region’s leading event and festival destination”. Festivals often coincide with holidays and Tet with many unique and new experiences. At this time, Ba Na Hills looks gorgeous, the atmosphere also becomes more bustling and fun.
  • If you like a quiet space, go in spring (January – March), or winter (October – December). These times are the low season and the weather is cool, so you will have the opportunity to fully see the beauty of Ba Na Hills.

Note: Winter in Ba Na Hills often rains a lot. Tourists traveling in this season should look up the weather about 3-4 days in advance to be proactive in preparing things and planning a suitable tour schedule. The weather at night in Ba Na is also quite cold, visitors staying overnight should be careful to prepare warm clothes to avoid catching a cold.

4. How to get to Ba Na Hills?

Mercure Danang French Village Bana Hills

4.1 Traveling to Ba Na Hills from Da Nang city

To get to Ba Na, you can travel by many different means:

  • By passenger bus: From Monday to Sunday, there will be a bus from 72 Nguyen Chi Thanh, Hai Chau, Da Nang to the place to buy cable car tickets at Ba Na tourist area. The bus departs at about 8:45 am with a ticket price of about 70,000 VND/person.
  • By taxi: Tourists in groups of 4-7 people can choose a taxi for convenient transportation. Taxi companies in Da Nang are very diverse such as Mai Linh, Da Nang taxi,…
  • By motorbike: You can rent a motorbike to travel to Ba Na Hills conveniently. The cost to rent a motorbike is about 100,000 – 200,000 VND/motorbike/day depending on the type of motorbike.
  • By renting a car: Tourists traveling in large groups can rent a self-driving car or have a driver to be proactive in their schedule. Car rental costs range from 700,000 VND – 2,500,000 VND/car/day depending on the type.

You will have 3 ways to get to Ba Na Hills from Da Nang city:

  • First route: The shortest route is to go straight from Suoi Mo to Ba Na with a distance of about 37 km.
  • Second route: Taking National Highway 14B for a distance of about 41 km.
  • Third route: Taking provincial road 602 for a distance of about 42 km.

4.2 Experiencing when riding the Ba Na Hills cable car

Cable car is the only means of transportation from the foot of the mountain to the top of Ba Na. Going to the foot of the cable car tower, you just need to park your car in the parking lot and buy a ticket to climb Ba Na Hills. When taking the cable car, visitors should note:

  • Keeping your ticket: Ba Na Hills ticket includes 2-way cable car ticket. Therefore, visitors need to keep their tickets to use for the return trip.
  • Implementing regulations in the cabin: This is to ensure absolute safety as well as provide the best experience for visitors.
  • Do not bring food to the cabin: From October 1, 2018, Sun World Ba Na Hills officially applied the regulation “Do not bring food or drinks to Ba Na” to protect the environment. You need to pay attention to have the most reasonable eating plan.

Bana Hill

5. Exploring the beauty of Ba Na Hills

5.1 Checking-in points not to be missed in Ba Na Hills

With beautiful natural scenery and impressive constructions. Ba Na Hills has countless beautiful places for tourists to check out for “cool” photos. Such as: French Village, Golden Bridge, Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Garden,…

  • French Village: French Village includes 7 areas corresponding to 7 musical notes in the multi-colored, dreamy music. Therefore, this place is always an ideal destination for tourists who are passionate about exploring ancient European architecture and enjoying top-class services.
  • Golden Bridge: The bridge is located at an altitude of nearly 1500m above sea level. The Golden Bridge is impressively designed with the image of a hand supporting the bridge in the sky. The bridge is located at Thien Thai garden and helps visitors move more conveniently from the foot of the mountain to Le Jardin D’Amour flower garden.
  • Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Garden: 9 flower gardens with different themes, stories, and styles create a romantic space for visitors to take impressive photos.

5.2 Activities and experiences in Ba Na Hills

Recreational activities at Ba Na Hills include:

  • Mountain Climbing Train: This is Vietnam’s first mountain climbing train, taking you to explore Linh Ung Pagoda, D’Amour flower garden, and Debay ancient wine cellar.
  • Wax Museum: The first wax statue display area in Vietnam with many statues of famous figures. Each piece is technically sophisticated and made by Italian artisans.
  • Fleuriste Flower Shop: There are countless unique flower designs from around the world and from Da Lat gathered here. The flower shop is like a clear picture in the sweet scenery of the French Village, a destination not to be missed for couples and beauty lovers.
  • Fantasy Park: Attractive game park with more than 100 games inspired by two famous novels “Journey to the Center of the Earth” and “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea”
  • Tube Sliding: This is a special game for people who are passionate about speed and like thrills. The tube slide is designed with 2 double spirals. You will control the sled through a challenging spiral road to the finish line.

5.3 Festivals in Ba Na Hills

Unique attractions on Ba Na Hills are the festivals held all year round. Always innovate and be creative in products and services and invest in festivals on a “monumental” scale. Festivals in Ba Na always make visitors go from one surprise to another, “having fun and forgetting the way home”.

  • Flower Festival: Flower Festival is held in spring when hundreds of flowers bloom. The festival takes place in February-March every year. During this time, Ba Na is filled with colorful flowers.
  • Carnival: The festival is held in the square of the French village with dancers from all over the world. The festival takes place from April to September.
  • Wine Festival: Visitors will discover in detail how to make wine and enjoy many delicious wines. The festival takes place in May in a French village.
  • Beer festival: This is considered the largest beer festival in Vietnam with activities such as drinking free beer, watching fencing, etc. The festival takes place from June to September at Du Dome square and Beer Plaza.
  • Halloween Festival: The masquerade festival is expected by many tourists as they immerse themselves in the characteristic spooky atmosphere. The festival takes place in October.
  • Winter Festival: This is the last festival of the year that takes place around Christmas. You will be immersed in a splendid space.

Ba Na cable car

6. Specialties when traveling to Ba Na Hills

Traveling to Ba Na Hills, you have 2 options for dining, which are buffet dining and eating at restaurants ordering from the menu.

6.1 Buffet on Ba Na Hills

The tourists love Ba Na Hills buffet thanks to its diverse menu with more than 70 attractive Asian and European dishes. Buffet prices range from 180,000 VND – 300,000 VND/adult. Children from 1m to 1.4m tall are charged 50%, children under 1m tall are free.

Famous buffet restaurants on Ba Na include Lavande, Arapang, Morin, Beer Plaza, Hoa Lan,… Choosing to eat buffet will help you discover many different attractive dishes without worrying about the price. This is also the ideal choice for a large group of guests with many different dietary preferences.

6.2 A la carte menu (A La carte)

If you have time, this is an ideal dining choice for couples, small families, etc. You will order based on the restaurant’s available menu depending on the number of people eating. You will have to pay for what you order.

With this dining option, you will not have to move, but the staff will bring the food to your table. The dishes are also prepared right when you order so they retain the best flavor. However, this way of eating is also quite expensive, you should consult the price of the dish before ordering.

Some famous restaurants: Kavkaz Baku Restaurant, Brasserie Restaurant, Fast food in Fantasy Park (B1 FEC),…

The village of Ba Na French

7. Accommodation when traveling to Ba Na Hills

When coming to Ba Na, you will have the opportunity to experience attractive resort activities:

Mercure Ba Na Hills French Village: 4-star hotel system managed by Accor Hotel group. The hotel has nearly 500 rooms designed in ancient French architectural style. The hotel has full amenities such as indoor swimming pool, spa area, shops,…

In addition to the hotels mentioned above, some hotels near Ba Na Hills on the Origin Vietnam system include:

  • Ebisu Onsen Mountain Resort Da Nang.
  • Regal Palace Villa Danang.
  • Kim Anh Guesthouse.
  • Icity Marina Han River Apartment.
  • Phu My Long Hotel.
  • Mr Boss House Hotel & Apartment.

Love garden

8. Some important notes when traveling to Ba Na Hills

To have a fun and complete trip to Ba Na Hills, you can refer to some notes below:

  • Cable car tickets to Ba Na just using only during the day. Tourists who order online should ensure they have enough time to use their tickets.
  • Tourists should strictly follow the policy of not bringing food or drinks to Ba Na, do not try to “circumvent the law”.
  • Be conscious of protecting the environment and natural landscape, do not litter indiscriminately.
  • Don’t forget sunscreen, hats, and allergy medicine.

Wine Cellar

The entire experience of going to Ba Na Hills will definitely help you enjoy the wonderful feeling and the most relaxing moments. Hopefully the useful information we share above will help make your upcoming trip more meaningful.

Don’t forget to contact Origin Vietnam – the leading tour operator in Vietnam. We are ready to accompany you on your journey to discover our speical offer tours in Da Nang with interesting experiences and you will keep unforgettable memories.

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