Ba Na Hills is known as a paradise on earth, where you can experience four seasons in a day and is also the hottest destination in Da Nang. This is why the Ba Na Hills 1-day tour is increasingly chosen by tourists in Da Nang. The tour will take care of everything from A-Z, including transportation services, cable car tickets, and a buffet lunch, all at an affordable price. On the other hand, if you choose to go there on your own, it is essential to know what time Ba Na Hills opens and when to depart from Da Nang to make the most reasonable plan.
In addition to sharing information about what time Ba Na Hills opens, I also provide some useful tips for your trip to Ba Na Hills to help you create a suitable itinerary based on your budget and preferences.
Introduction to Ba Na Hills – “The Road to Heaven’s Scenery.”
Located at an altitude of 1,489m, Ba Na Hills is currently the most popular tourist destination in Da Nang, with a record of owning the longest single-wire cable car in the world. Ba Na Hills has a cool climate all year round, with four seasons in a day that allows tourists to experience all four seasons within the same day. This is also why Ba Na Hills is often referred to as the second Dalat. However, that only refers to the weather, while Ba Na Hills still holds many mysteries that everyone wants to explore at least once.
As soon as you step onto the top of Ba Na Hills, it’s hard to resist the allure of a majestic and grandiose “castle” with a European atmosphere. Standing on the top of Ba Na, you can embrace the majestic natural scenery of the mountainous forest, the misty clouds passing by as if you could touch them. A modern city of Da Nang appears surreal in the mist, as if standing on a ninth-floor cloud, promising to be an unforgettable moment.
What time does Ba Na Hills open and when is the best time to depart from Da Nang?
What time does Ba Na Hills open?
According to Ba Na Hills’ decision, the schedule for cable car operation, along with the mountain climbing train service and the Fantasy Park amusement park, will be as follows:
- The cable car operates from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.
- The mountain climbing train operates from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
- Fantasy Park amusement park opens at 8:30 am and closes at 5:00 pm.
So, you can arrive at Ba Na Hills as early as 7:30 am to start moving up the cable car. However, it is not necessary to come here early because except for holidays, festivals, or weekends, Bà Nà Hills is not really crowded. Moreover, the cable car system on Bà Nà is often reinforced on busy days, so you only need to wait for a few minutes, not too long. From here, it will take about 30-45 minutes to get to the top of Ba Na Hills.
When should you leave from Da Nang to go to Ba Na Hills?
As mentioned above, you already know what time Ba Na Hills opens. The cable car operates from 8:00 am, but the area of Ba Na Hills is quite large, so you have to calculate the time for parking, buying tickets, and it takes about 20 minutes to walk to the cable car station.
Ba Na Hills still opens until 5:00 pm, but almost everyone takes advantage of going in the morning to have enough time to visit everywhere. I also recommend that you go a little early because sometimes if you arrive at Ba Na Hills around 11:00 am, you may not have enough time to play because the weather here is quite humid and it gets dark quite early. Moreover, around 1:00 pm, it starts to get foggy, and if you arrive here too late, you will encounter rain, leading to the disruption of the fun trip.
In summary, you should leave from Da Nang as early as possible, both to take advantage of sightseeing and to avoid getting caught in the rain in the afternoon.
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Where to buy tickets to Ba Na Hills and how much do they cost?
Where can I buy tickets to Ba Na Hills in Da Nang?
As we shared in previous sections, there are 4 ways to get a ticket to the entrance of Bà Nà Hills:
- Buy tickets online on the ticket booking section of the Sunworld Bà Nà Hill website.
- Purchase at the business office of Bà Nà tourist area located at 93 Nguyen Van Linh, Da Nang city.
- Buy through our ticket agents (contact +84 88 666 0396 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Purchase directly at the entrance gate of Bà Nà Hills tourist area.
How much is the cable car ticket to Ba Na Hills?
Many people wonder about the entrance fee and cable car ticket price to Ba Na Hills. Let me share it once again that you only need to buy the cable car ticket which already includes the round-trip cable car ride, French Village, wine cellar, amusement park, flower garden, mountain climbing train. The only exclusions are the wax museum, stuffed animal amusement park, and skills area at Fantasy Park. Additionally, if you want to eat or shop at Ba Na Hills, that will be at your own expense.
Currently, the price of buffet tickets at Ba Na Hills has been adjusted, increasing by 30k for all types of tickets, from Vietnamese buffet to Asian-European buffet. Everyone can visit the official website of Ba Na Hills at ticket.sunworld.vn for more details. However, the price of cable car tickets to Ba Na Hills is still at the old price.
The cable car ticket includes:
- The cost of round-trip cable car ride, where you can experience the most modern cable car system in Vietnam and admire the panoramic view of majestic Mount Chua.
- The cost of playing almost 105 indoor games at Fantasy Park amusement park and the exciting outdoor toboggan slide.
- The cost of taking the mountain train to visit the mysterious Le Jardin D’Amour flower garden and the 100-year-old Debay wine cellar.
Additionally, if tourists want to get VAT (Value-Added Tax), there will be a 10% fee added to the ticket price. Conversely, if they do not want to get VAT, there will be no extra fee.
The cable car ticket does not include:
- Wax Museum entrance fee: 100,000 VND per adult
- Teddy Bear Claw Machine and Skill Games at Fantasy Park.
Some notes to remember when going to Ba Na Hills?
Should you go to Ba Na Hills on your own or on a tour?
Actually, both going on a tour or going on your own have their own advantages, the choice of going by motorbike, private car or joining a group tour depends on many factors:
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Are you an adult or a child? To be able to limit the troubles of buying tickets and traveling by car, most adults prefer to go on a tour which is more convenient and ensures better health. On the other hand, if you are still young and want to ride a motorbike to enjoy the scenery and have more freedom in terms of time, then you should go on your own.
Is taking the cable car to Ba Na Hills really safe?
The cable car has achieved four international records, so it is extremely safe. It takes about 30 minutes sitting in the cabin to reach the top of Ba Na Hills and experience a completely different space from the city. The cabin will move from station to station, taking visitors slowly up to enjoy the entire space of Mount Chua, where they can admire the harmonious blending of clouds, mountains, forests, and waterfalls that appear like white threads.
Taking the cable car is a fairly new experience that can bring you moments of excitement but can also be a “nightmare” for those who are prone to motion sickness. Therefore, if you are prone to motion sickness, remember to take medication beforehand. If it is mild, it is not necessary. In addition, to avoid motion sickness, you can chat with others, avoid holding your phone, or look back, which can be quite tiring.
Should you eat at Ba Na Hills or not?
Currently, Ba Na Hills has a regulation prohibiting visitors from bringing their own food. Instead, you will have more options for dining as follows:
- Purchase a buffet ticket at Ba Na Hills to enjoy up to 100 selected dishes at restaurants such as Morin, Lanvander, Beer Buffet, etc. The ticket price has been adjusted from 225k to 255k for Vietnamese buffet, and the Korean and Russian buffet tickets have also increased by 30k, applied to all restaurants at Ba Na Hills.
- Buy food at fast food shops: Compared to the buffet option, this suggestion is also quite interesting. You can randomly enjoy the food you crave the most.
Knowing Ba Na Hills opening hours will help you plan your trip most reasonably. Hopefully, the complete information from VnCarRentals.com’s will be your luggage for a budget-friendly and enjoyable day at Ba Na Hills. See you in the next articles.