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Timings : 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Time Required : 2-3 hours

Entry Fee : 700,00 VND

Ba Na Hills, Da Nang Overview

Ba Na Hills is a popular resort complex and hill station located at a height of 1489 meters on the Truong Son Mountains in Da Nang. Also known as Nui Chua, it houses a fantasy park with rides. The Ba Na Cable Car is the longest cable car running on a single track and has been included in the Guinness World Records.

Tourists flock to the Ba Na hill station for its spectacular greenery and a magnificent view of the East Sea along with the mountains surrounding it. One can purchase tickets from Klook from where the cable car ride starts.

Adults and children can spend an entire day in the fantasy park enjoying the amazing gardens amidst stunning French style architectural buildings. The weather here remains cool and pleasant throughout the year unlike other parts of Vietnam.

Originally known as the “Da Lat of Da Nang,” Ba Na Hills was developed in 1919 as a leisure accommodation for the French who colonized Vietnam. It consisted of about 200 villas, most of which are in ruins today.

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Ba Na Hills Cable Car

Ba Na Hills Cable Car
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A cable car ride is a must-do activity for visitors at Ba Na Hills. The tourists travel from the foot of the mountain to the tourist section of the resort watching the lush forests and lofty mountains on their way up.

Tickets can be purchased at the entrance of the cable cabs with drinks being served inside it during the 15-minute duration of the ride. It consists of three separate lines at present that provides a steep but totally smooth ride to the amusement park on the top. The 201 cabs can hold 3000 guests every hour who are super excited to look down at the dense forests from inside the secluded cabins. The cars operate from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily. However, it is liable to vary according to weather conditions.

Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge

Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge
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This is the most famous sight of Ba Na Hill station with the beautifully gilded walking bridge connecting the Thien Thai garden to the French Village. Perched at the height of 1400 meters, it feels like walking through the clouds with against the beautiful backdrop of the mountain and the sight of the Da Nang City visible far away. Most awe-inspiring is the sight of giant hands holding the bridge, a sight that has been photographed numerous times. It is mandatory to buy a ticket of VND 700 to cross the Golden Bridge. Trying to take a circuitous route without the required permit is dangerous

Things to Do at Ba Na Hills

Alpine Coaster Ride: The children as well as adults enjoy a thrilling ride on a coaster car that traverses through twists and turns inside a huge pipe. The safety standards are maintained with the riders being able to control the speed by means of a braking system.

The Fantasy Park: This is an excellent entertainment destination for people of all ages. Inspired by the books of Jules Verne, the renowned French Science Fiction writer, the park offers a number of exciting activities as well as games including 29 meters drop tower and 5D movie viewing experience. The park offers a number of thrilling activities spread over three different levels underground.
Basement 1 offers a host of exciting games for children of all ages with the adults often joining in the fun as well. Basement 2 is all about the virtual treat via 4D and 5D cinemas while the rest of the park keeps the young kids aged 3 to 5 totally entertained. It also offers spa services to relieve the aching body and rejuvenate the mind.  The Park allows visitors in from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. All activities and games are closed after 5:00 PM

Ba Na Hills Fantasy Park
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Tea Drinking: Sipping on hot tea while seated on the short, square wooden tables at Tru Vu Tra Quan Tea House is a relaxing experience for the tourists who aspire for peace and quiet after a hectic hour of sightseeing. The tea house is decorated traditionally with soft music playing in the background making it a tranquil spot for the visitors who sit inside and enjoy looking at the nature.

4D Death Race: The visitors get the thrill of their lives by experiencing a ‘F1 air race.’ The seats can be moved to enhance the experience while the 3D screens offer a life like sensation with the addition of smoke; rain and wind making it seem totally authentic.

Drop Tower: The enthusiastic visitors are amazed to get a great view of Ba Na Hills and its surroundings through a glass dome as they climb get on the tower. The sudden & unexpected drop of 29 meters into a cave does compel one to scream but the fun remains unadulterated with long queues making its popularity evident.

How to Reach Ba Na Hills

  • Ba Na Hill Station hill station is located on the Truong Son Mountains that lies to the west of Da Nang City and is situated in the Hoa Vang district of Da Nang.
  • Most of the tourists prefer to hire a taxi from the city centre of Da Nang up to the foot of the mountain.
  • It costs VND 350,000 to VND 500,000 depending on the vehicle type. The young generation chooses to hire motorcycles at VND 80,000 to travel to the resort.
  • The open bus is the most economical way to travel to the hill station with return tickets prized at VND 150,000 whereas a one-way ticket costs VND 100,000.

Places to Visit

Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Garden- Deemed to be the most beautiful garden across Vietnam, it huge area includes nine different gardens, each showcasing a different style of architecture and magnificent flowers with a story behind them. Nature lovers find it hard to leave the gardens and go elsewhere once they reach this site.

The French Village- The entire area is sure to take one back to France of yesteryears with the cobblestone paths, tall churches and charming hotels as well as quaint cottages making it hard to believe that this is Vietnam.

Ba Na Hills Wax Museum- The wax figures of the famous people from across the world are displayed at this museum that draws large crowds due to the life-like recreations eliciting wonder and admiration

Linh Ung Pagoda- This is a beautiful pagoda housing a 27 meter tall statue of Lord Buddha.  The temple is secluded from the busy areas and is located in a holy terrain at a height of 1500 meters

Best Time to Visit

The peak season to visit Ba Na hill station extends from April to August. People hoping for a less crowded visit can opt for the period of September to March.

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