Tourists coming to Viet nam often spend some days visiting Da nang and then take the trip from Danang to Hoi an. And most of the tourists coming to Da nang often choose to spend the first day visiting Ba na hills, situated in the west of Da Nang center, at an altitude of 1.487 m compared to sea level, with an sightseeing area of approximately 1 km square. In Ba Na, visitors will feel the four seasons in a day: Morning – Spring, Noon – Summer, Afternoon – Fall, and Evening – winter.
The ideal time to travel to Ba Na hills
In Ba Na hills, with a cool climate all year round, a day can experience four seasons.Tourists can travel to Ba Na hills at any time of the year. Compared with Da Lat, Ba Na hills has a precedence of panoramic view. From the top of the mountain, one can have a vast view of the sea, Danang city, rice fields spreading to the horizon.
Touristy moment of Ba Na is from April to September each year as travelers tend to go in the summer and this period coincides with the long holidays. If you’re a fan of the bustle, this is the appropriate time to meet and interact with many domestic and foreign friends. If you want to find a quiet space to avoid the noise of urban place, you can choose to go to Ba Na hills in midweek or winter period, from October to February.
How to get to Ba na hills
Upon arrival Ba Na hills, you will transfer by Cable Car, you can see the vast forests, contemplate the beauty of the dreamy Mo stream and soft Toc Tien waterfall…
Ba Na Cable Car: Ba Na Cable Car serves not only transport passengers up and down Ba Na hills but also an attractive tourism product. Sitting on Carbin cables hanging halfway clouds, looking down at the bottom of the vast mountains, tourists can see the mountains, waterfalls… which are very impressive and spectacular.
What to see in Ba na hills
Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Garden:
This great flower garden is designed in European style and divided into seven small gardens. Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Garden is romantic, ancient and picturesque. Each small flower garden carries one theme and different layout to the gathering of so many beautiful flowers of Europe. Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Garden promises an interesting and multicolor space for those who want to take photos.
Debay Wine Cellar
Debay Wine Cellar is located just beyond the Shakyamuni Statue, built in 1923 and still in excellent condition. Tourists coming to Ba Na hills do not forget to discover the Debay Wine Cellar, home to an abundance of grape wines. Once a luxury entertainment area for the French, Debay now offers a large stocked bar with cocktails, light snacks and, of course, various grapes and wine vintages. It’s really a good idea to discover the cellar under warm light, surrounded by the scent of European wine, along with oak-wood wine tanks.
With an area of 21,000 m2, Ba Na Hills Fantasy Park satisfies the entertainment demands of all ages, featuring amusing games for children to X-games for adults. Once you come here, you will get lost in an entertainment paradise with all kinds of game, from the game for tiny kids to the arcade adventure, thrills… all in all. The international-standard theme park also provides three main food courts serving Western and Asian food alongside souvenir shops offering various mementos to choose from.
In the Wax Museum, tourists can see a copy of showcase politicians, celebrities from all over the world. Here, they can meet and take pictures with the actors, soccer stars like Lionel Messi, David Backham, movie star Jet Li… Admission fee is 100,000 vnd for adults and children over 1.3 m. Free for children under 1.3 m.
In the old days, the French colonials used to be borne up the winding. Nowadays, the road is well paved, but still very steep. At the top are the remains of some French villas -- there isn't much left of them, but the ones accessible on foot do give an interesting picture of former life on the mountain