Ba Na, Da Nang

Ba Na hill, Da Nang
Ba Na hill, Da Nang

Ba Na – an attractive tourist destination

Ba Na – Chua Mountain tourist area belongs to Hoa Vang, Da Nang, it is about 50 meters from the central city to the west. Located 1,.487 meters above sea level, the average temperature in the summer is about 18oC. Ba Na – Chua Mountain is an ideal eco – tourism in the central Vietnam.

To step into Ba Na top, tourists should pass through 15 kilometers. This terrain is considered a small highland. Tourists not only enjoy fresh air but also can contemplate the beautiful scenery.

In addition, tourists can also enjoy the large space of Da Nang city, Vung Thung bay, Son Tra peninsula, My Khe beach, Ngu Hanh Son, Thu Bon River, and Cham Island.

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History of establishment and development

French village, Ba Na hill
French village, Ba Na hill

Ba Na has various flora and fauna. In the old-growth forest, there are 256 species of fauna, 61 species of animal, 178 species of birds and 17 species of reptile. The flora includes 543 species. Ba Na has many rare animals such as: Crested Argus, Asian Black Bear, northern buffed-cheeked gibbon…

In 1986, Ba Na was recognized as natural reserve area, in which tropical forest and rare animals are protected. At the beginning of the 20th century, in order to serve the French’s vacation in the Central Vietnam, many hotels, villas were built along mountain side, Nui Mountain and Ba Na hill. After the war, the place was destroyed. Da Nang has recently restored and remodeled some ancient French villas, Buddhistic cultural area, hotels, bars…

Ba Na cable car system

Ba Na cable car
Ba Na cable car

Ba Na cable car system was built, with 94 cabinets and it can serve 1.5000 guests per hour; it takes about 15 minutes to go from the foot of Ba Na mountain to the Ba Na eco-tourism. According to the world telpher association, this Ba Na telpher system named in Guinness World Records. It is the world’s longest one-wire telpher network in the world (5,042.62m) and the telpher with the highest gap between the lowest and the highest stations (1,291.81m).

Ba Na telepher is an ideal destination. From here, tourists can enjoy the colorful picture as well as sparkling views. Sitting in the cabin, you can see the grandeur of mountain, rainfall, the old-growth forest.