Located about 20 km north of Nha Trang, Ba Ho waterfalls welcome tourists to not just one, but three beautiful cascading pools that empty out into a lake. This enchanting and magical place should definitely be on your list while travelling across Vietnam. You will be awestruck by the the natural beauty and the panoramic views that surround this place.
Hidden amidst lush green trees and colourful hills lies the magical and tranquil Ba Ho Waterfalls in Nha Trang, Vietnam. Ba Ho which translates to 'three pools' is a great place to be far away from the hustle bustle of the city and be close to nature. The bubbling water cools captivating meandering through the lush greenery on the hill. The waterfalls are a perfect place to relax. You will feel refreshed after sitting near the pool with you feet dangling in the cool water and also listening to the soft melodious sound of the water falling. This is a must visit for nature lovers and adventure seekers. The trail leading to the waterfalls and the waterfalls itself will leave you completely amazed.
Cliff Jumping at Ba Ho Waterfalls
If you want to pump up your adrenaline level, cliff jumping at Ba Ho Waterfalls is just the activity for you. The rocky hills prove to be an ideal place from where you can splash into the cold water of the waterfall. Jump from a cliff only if you know how to swim because this can be a bit dangerous and less to fatal injuries.
Hiking at Ba Ho Waterfalls
To witness the extent of beauty of the Ba Ho Waterfalls, you will have to undertake a strenuous hike. The Ba Ho Waterfalls hike is full of scenic beauty and will add the element of thrill in your trip. To reach the first waterfall you will have undertake a 25 minute hike and then for the second and third one you will have to cover 1.5 km. The hike are quite challenging and will leave you tired and sweaty but the view of the splendid waterfall will be worth the tedious activity.
Swimming at Ba Ho Waterfalls
The serene pools bubbling with water that form at the end of the Ba Ho waterfalls are perfect to plunge into and relax. Standing under the waterfall or simply taking a dip into the water will let you cool off and relax from the strenuous hiking. You will feel refreshed and rejuvenated after swimming here.
Picnics at Ba Ho Waterfalls
What better place to have a picnic than one surrounded with lush greenery and stunning waterfall? Ba Ho Waterfalls is an absolutely magnificent place to sit down and enjoy some scrumptious food offered by the petit stalls nearby. The mesmerizing views will make your food taste better. You will also be able to spend some peaceful time and rejuvenate yourself.
How to Reach Ba Ho Waterfalls
The way to Ba Ho waterfalls is as enchanting and as scenic as the place itself. You can travel by renting a car or taxi through Tran Phu Boulevard crossing Tran Phu Bridge to this this waterfall along with the splendid sea line in view. The roads are in great condition which ensures a smooth journey and the 26 km ride will pass in a jiffy.
A number of air conditioned public buses is also available at regular intervals that will take you to the nearest spot which is located at a distance of around 3 km away from the waterfall. You can choose to either walk or hire a taxi and reach here. Once you reach the parking lot of the waterfall, you will have to undertake hiking to witness the magical waterfall.
Tips for Visiting Ba Ho Waterfalls
Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
Carry water bottles with you to avoid dehydration.
Carry first aid kit and mosquito repellent.
The way to the waterfall is difficult, you must be physically and mentally fit to undertake the hike.
The Ba Ho waterfalls have been left in its natural state, and on reaching the entrance, you must hike through the dense rainforests for about thirty minutes before reaching the picturesque spot and taking a dip in it. Be all set with good pair of boots and comfortable clothing in case you are aiming to climb on top of it. The Ba Ho Waterfalls is a must-visit for nature lovers and adventurous spirits.