Ba Na Hills has been in the news a lot lately due to the spread of pictures of their latest tourist destination “Golden Bridge”. In this article, we’ll give you all the information you need to get the most out of all the Things to do in Ba Na Hills
Guide to Ba Na Hills: Frequently Asked Questions
A few hours away?
The peak tourist season is summer so the park gets very crowded from April to August. If you don’t like crowds, we recommend visiting during the low season from January to March, or during the months of winter, October to December. During the low season, we recommend checking your local Da Nang weather as it can be very bleak and can affect your photos.
Coming from Hoi An?
2 ways to go to Ba Na Hills from Hoi An or Da Nang
Ba Na Hill is located 70km northwest of Hoi An Center. It will take you about 2 hours to get to Ba Na Hills from Hoi An by car and about 45 minutes to get there from central Da Nang. If you are in Hoi An, you must first go through Da Nang to reach Ba Na Hills. The easiest way to get to Ba Na Hills is to hire a private car, taxi, or Grabcar. You can order a Grabcar by downloading the “Grab” app on your smartphone. The cheapest way to visit Ba Na Hills, besides driving a motorbike there is to buy a package with a tour company and go in groups by bus.
1. By bus
Some tour companies that sell packages to Ba Na Hills are The Sinh Tourist and Legend Travel. The prices of these packages range from VND 1,000,000 – VND 1,400,000 ($45-$60 USD), including park entrance tickets, shuttle bus to Ba Na Hills, lunch buffet, English speaking guide and tour guide. travel insurance! Since the ticket to Ba Na Hills alone costs 750,000 VND, you only have to pay 300,000 VND to 700,000 VND more for travel, lunch and guide costs! The downside of these packages is that you are forced to follow the itineraries and schedules of the tour operators.
2. Private car/taxi/Grabcar
If you don’t want to follow someone else’s schedule, traveling by car will give you the most flexibility. If your group has 4 or more people, this is probably the cheapest and most comfortable way to get to Ba Na Hills. You can rent a car with 4-7 seats or a taxi for from 700,000 VND – 1,000,000 VND/day ($31-$50 USD). The car will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Ba Na Hills at your chosen time and you can call the driver whenever you want. Most hotels will be able to arrange a private car or taxi for you.
You can also book a Grabcar via the “Grab” app but it may cost you more than booking a private car/taxi with a pre-negotiated round-trip fare. Also, Grabcars rates can fluctuate significantly during times of high demand.
What time should I go to the Park?
Ba Na Hills is open from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. We recommend visiting between 9am and 5pm as there are more fun things to do during this time.
Buy Ba Na Hills tickets
There are many stalls in front of the park that sell one-day admission tickets. The price for adults is 750,000 VND ($33 USD); The price for children from 1-1.3m tall is 600,000 VND ($26). Free admission for children under 1m tall. Rates include round-trip rides on the cable car and entrance to most attractions in the park. Please note that there is an additional fee to enter the wax museum and some games in Fantasy Park are also subject to an additional fee.
The entrance to Ba Na Hills cable car
To enter the park, you will have to take a cable car. Ba Na Hills cable car is the highest and longest cable car system in the world. It spans 5,801 meters and has a peak of 1,368 meters, both world records! The cable car system is built according to European standards, offering spectacular views of Da Nang and the surrounding forest. Please note that during peak season and most weekends, there will be long lines to enter the park. You may have to wait in line for 30 minutes to 1 hour to take the cable car to Ba Na Hills.
What to eat in Ba Na Hills?
When you get hungry, there are a few restaurants in the park to choose from. La Lavande, Doumer and Brasserie all have extensive menus. Choose between set menus, barbecue, fast food or buffet options. However, most visitors choose buffet but if you come with friends or family, we recommend you to choose set menu. If you want to dine with great views of the French Village, we recommend eating at Morin.
Where to stay?
Most visitors to Ba Na Hills stay at hotels outside the park. However, if you think that 1 day of sightseeing is not enough, the 4-star Mercure Ba Na Hills French Village hotel is nearby. This lovely 4-star hotel offers all the luxury and style you would expect from a hotel in old France. The price per night at this hotel ranges from 1-3 million VND for a double room.
What to do in Ba Na Hills?
This place is like a miniature “Europe” in the heart of Da Nang. You will experience the beautiful architecture of the European Renaissance with replicas of old churches, shops, eateries, hotels, etc. inspired by European architectural works. real. So put on your best clothes and have your camera ready, and you’ll have tons of great photo opportunities!
This wine cellar was built by the French in 1923 with the purpose of preserving fermented fruits. The Debay Cellar now features a large well stocked bar with cocktails, snacks, a variety of grapes and vintage wines. Before bottling, the wine is aged and aged in oak barrels, giving it a nostalgic feel.
This beautifully decorated European-style garden is where you’ll see a lot of tourists coming to take pictures. Romantic, Classic, Elegant, Colorful and Impressive – This flower garden is divided into 9 smaller sections, each with its own interesting story and unique architectural style.
For tourists who want to find a spiritual place, they can visit this ancient temple located on the top of Ba Na; 1,500 meters above sea level. This temple is one of three pagodas named Linh Ung in Da Nang, and is certainly the tallest of the three. The main attraction of this particular temple is the beautiful white 27 meter tall Buddha statue.
With an area of 21,000 m2, Ba Na Hills Fantasy Park is inspired by “20,000 miles under the sea”. The park is the largest entertainment center in the country. There are lots of fun games and games for both kids and adults. The adult games we would recommend include The Drop Tower, 4D Death Race and indoor rock climbing.
Along with those activities, you can also try out the first Funicular (enclosed cable car) in Southeast Asia, ride the Alpine Coaster, visit the Wax Museum and soak in the cool nearby Mo stream.
The Golden Bridge just opened in June has immediately become Da Nang’s most popular tourist destination. Located at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level, the world famous bridge is 150 meters long and supported by two giant stone hands. Described as “the giant hand of the gods, pulling a strip of gold out of the land.” Many visitors have likened the bridge to something out of Game Of Thrones and Lord Of The Rings. On foggy days, the bridge will give you the feeling of walking through heaven surrounded by clouds. It is simply a great place to enjoy the majestic beauty of nature and take beautiful pictures.
Important tips on Ba Na hill
- Please note that Ba Na Hills does not allow visitors to bring food into the park. However, you will not go hungry as there are many eateries and restaurants all over the place.
- Guests are allowed to bring drinks to stay hydrated.
- Remember to apply sunscreen during the hot season (April to August).
- Bring a jacket in winter (October to December) when temperatures can drop to 13-15 degrees Celsius.
- If you want to immerse yourself in the refreshing Mo stream, you can also bring a swimsuit.
- Finally, although locals seem to love Ba Na Hills, with its quaint mix of European and Asian architecture, most visitors seem to love or hate this resort. When you visit Ba Na Hills, you will likely see thousands of Vietnamese people taking pictures and selfies everywhere!
Ba Na Hills might not be for you if you think the endless crowds of people snapping selfies in replica European towns are cheesy. However, if you are crazy about architecture and want to take memorable photos, then Ba Na Hills is the place perfect place for unforgettable photos. In our opinion, we think a visit to Ba Na Hills is well worth just taking the amazing cable car and the “Golden Bridge”.