Since then, the Ba Na Hills tourist area has been referred to as the “fairy land in central Vietnam” or “miniature Europe in the heart of Da Nang city” among other lovely names. Ba Na Hills not only provide a pleasant climate and a lot of scenic places to stay, but they also provide a lot of entertaining activities, shopping, dining, and other things to do. Together with Premium Travel Vietnam, let’s explore all about Bana Hills Vietnam.
- 1 HISTORY OF BA NA HILL VIETNAM
- 2 WHERE IS BANA HILL?
- 3 HOW FAR BA NA HILL FROM HOI AN?
- 4 TICKET PRICE
- 5 WHY BA NA HILLS GOLDEN BRIDGE SO FAMOUS?
- 6 PLACES TO VISIT IN BA NA HILLS
- 7 WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT BA NA HILLS?
- 8 HOW TO GET BA NA HILLS FROM DA NANG AIRPORT?
- 9 HOW TO TRAVEL TO BA NA HILLS FROM HOI AN?
- 10 BEST TRAVEL AGENT TO BOOK BA NA HILLS TOUR?
HISTORY OF BA NA HILL VIETNAM
When being asked by Governor General of Indochina Paul Doumer to find a location with a cool temperature to construct a sanatorium for the French in Central Vietnam, infantry captain Marin Debay therefore found Ba Na in April 1901.
French statistics from 1925 show that only 120 or so people chose Ba Na as their vacation destination. The number of new visitors progressively increased when the mountaintop route was finished. By the year 1937, more than 1,000 individuals, largely French and Vietnamese officials, had arrived in Ba Na Hills. Tourists now have access to amenities including electricity, water, hospitals, post offices, banks, and hotels. Ba Na eventually rose to prominence as a vacation destination, not just in Central Vietnam but throughout all of Indochina.
WHERE IS BANA HILL?
Bana Hills Vietnam, also referred to as Ba Na mountain, are situated in Hoa Ninh commune, Hoa Vang district, some 30 kilometers to the southwest of the Da Nang city center. Originally, Ba Na Hills was a mountain in the Truong Son range, whose highest peak is Chua Mountain, which rises 1,489 meters above sea level.
HOW FAR BA NA HILL FROM HOI AN?
The distance from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills is around 25 km, so it will take you around 45 minutes to get to Ba Na Hills from Hoi An.
(Applied from June 1, 2022 till September 30, 2022)
For non – Da Nang citizens
Adult price: 1.050.000 VND
Children: 1m – 1.4m: 800.000 VND
For Da Nang’s citizens
Adult price: 750.000 VND
Children: 1m – 1.4m: 550.000 VND
WHY BA NA HILLS GOLDEN BRIDGE SO FAMOUS?
At an altitude of 1,487m above sea level, Ba Na Hill is one of the few tourist destinations in Vietnam where visitors can experience the climate of 4 seasons in one day: morning with spring sunshine, summer at noon, the afternoon is as cool as autumn, the night has a cold wind, especially in December till February.
CABLE CAR SYSTEM
Coming to Bana Hills Vietnam, travelers can experience the Cable car which is the only cable car route in the world to reach 4 Guinness records:
The longest single-wire cable car route in the world (5,801m)
The cable route has the highest difference between departure and arrival stations in the world (1,368.93m).
Cable route with the longest total cable length (11,587m)
The world’s heaviest cable reel weight (141.24 tons)
Ba Na Hills French Village has successfully recreated ancient and romantic France with classical architectures such as churches, squares, towns, hotel … Visitors not only enjoy amazing architectures but they also can enjoy European cuisine right at some restaurants here. Therefore, you can experience Ba Na Hill like you are travelling to a European country.
A TOP LEADING ENTERTAINMENT HUB
You can visit Ba Na Hills Fantasy Park, which offers a variety of entertaining games, including a haunted house, a free fall tower, and indoor climbing.
Besides, there are hundreds of games, mini games for you and your children to enjoy upon coming here. If you want, you can enjoy some extreme pleasure and speed at a high latitude, you can try out our alpine coaster, which sneaks through huge, dangerously twisted tubes. The alpine coaster, which is the first double-twisted construction in Vietnam and was built to the highest safety requirements, is a favorite attraction at Bana Hills Vietnam.
PLACES TO VISIT IN BA NA HILLS
LINH UNG PAGODA
Linh Ung Ba Na Hills Pagoda is located in the Ba Na Hills tourism area, right next to a mountainside at a height of almost 1500 meters above sea level. You can see mountain hills and Da Nang city from a distance as well as rustic villages, rice paddy fields from this location.
The statue of Buddha Shakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism, is the Linh Ung Pagoda’s main attraction. The statue, which is made of white stone and is 14 meters in circumference and 27 meters in height, is a sitting figure that is meditating on a lotus platform. There are 8 different reliefs that depict the life of Buddha directly beneath the lotus and each have a distinct meaning.
All create a sacred place for pilgrims coming and make best wishes.
FRENCH WINE CELLAR DEBAY
The French constructed the ornate Debay wine cellar in 1923. The French captain who found Ba Na and helped the governor of Indochina create the resort is known as Debay. His name is on the cellar as a mark of respect for the captain. The Debay wine cellar is being constructed deep within the Ba Na mountain and it was used to store the wine for the French officials when they came here.
GOLDEN BRIDGE BA NA HILLS
Since the completion of the Golden Bridge, it has many awards from various magazines across the globe: The top 100 most amazing places in the world, according to the US publication “Time”. One of the top ten pedestrian bridges in the world, according to the British daily “The Guardian”, Besides, Golden Bridge was listed as one of the world’s 28 most stunning bridges by the US news outlet “Insider”.
So, the work on the Golden Bridge began in June 2017 and was completed in June 2018. In particular, the enormous Golden Hands Bridge took only six months to construct, from October 2017 to April 2018.
The 150m-long Da Nang Golden Bridge is made up of 8 spans and 7 pillars overall. The stainless steel railing of the bridge is its most striking feature. It is covered in a gold titanium plating. When viewed from a distance, the bridge mysteriously glistened like a halo. Both sides of the path are lined with stunning Blue Queen blooms, making a really beautiful landscape.
FLOWER GARDEN LE JARDIN D’AMOUR
Any visitor coming to the Le Jardin D’Amour Ba Na Hills flower garden will experience a sense of being lost in a world of love surrounded by flowers and plants. Nearly a thousand different flower species, in every color, available here: colors white, blue, pink, purple, red, and yellow…Thus, visitors can have such beautiful selfie pictures with friends or family.
In addition, Le Jardin D’Amou Ba Na Hills flower garden is also a famous place for young people to grab some amazing check in photograph.
French Village, often referred to as Ba Na French Village, is a tourism complex in Ba Na Hills (Hoa Ninh commune, Hoa Vang district). It is around 25 kilometers from Da Nang’s downtown.
The missionary expedition of Pigneau De Behaine, the first Frenchman to set foot on the summit of Ba Na mountain, served as the model for the construction of Ba Na Hills French Village.
The architects converted this location into a resort with a system of hotels, shopping malls, restaurants, cafes, etc. On the 45,300m2 of land, they bring with them all 32 buildings that have French architectural characteristics.
LINH CHUA LINH TU TEMPLE
Where heaven and earth harmonize, yin and yang converge, and are appropriate for spiritual pilgrimages to Ba Na, is Linh Chua Linh Tu, which is situated at the highest point of Chua Mountain. Here, all troubles seem to be gone, leaving only the sacred scene, the tranquility, and the peace of mind.
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT BA NA HILLS?
Obviously, you can visit Ba Na Hill at any time of the year. However, the best time to visit Ba Na Hills is from March to September because of the low rainfall during the spring and summer season in Da Nang. So, it is pleasant for traveling and shooting pictures because it’s sunny, clear, and blue sky. You might only see summer rain that is quite often in May till July.
HOW TO GET BA NA HILLS FROM DA NANG AIRPORT?
As you land at Da Nang International Airport from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city or even from a foreign country, there are some ways to get Ba Na Hills from Da Nang Airport:
There are several brands of domestic taxis in Da Nang Airport that you can book a trip with. They are Vina Sun, Mai Linh Taxi, Tien Sa Taxi, Da Nang Airport Taxi…
From Da Nang airport, you can order a grab trip either by car or motorbike to reach Ba Na Hills. Compared to taxi, Grab seems to be more cheap and convenient way to travel to Ba Na Hill.
By Private Car
If you prefer the comfort and served with water and sightseeing scenery on the way, taking private car is perhaps the best way to get Ba Na Hills.
HOW TO TRAVEL TO BA NA HILLS FROM HOI AN?
If you are in Hoi An city and would like to go to Bana Hills Vietnam, you can catch a taxi or grab to get here. Besides, you can book a join-in/group Ba Na Hills Tour with Venus Travel Hoi An or private tour with a trusted tour company in Hoi An.
BEST TRAVEL AGENT TO BOOK BA NA HILLS TOUR?
So, if you arrive in Da Nang city, and would like to find THE BEST TRAVEL AGENT FOR BANA HILLS VIETNAM TOUR, do not hesitate to contact us:
Premium Travel Vietnam Co., Ltd
100 Tran Van Du street, My An ward, Ngu Hanh Son district, Da Nang city
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Whatsapp Mr. Viet at 0084 979613777
We will definitely make your trip with us an enjoyable one.