Visiting Ba Na Hills Vietnam has been a definite highlight of our trip to Vietnam. We stayed with our family of 6 in Hoi An and decided to visit the Ba Na Hills Mountain Resort for the day. And we are so glad we did. It was a very entertaining day!
Read on to discover our hot tips for visiting, as well as your options for getting there, and how to save money. Use the contents manager to navigate our content to suit your interests.
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Getting to Ba Na Hills
You have a few different options for visiting Ba Na Hills from either Da Nang or Hoi An. The cable car station and ticket office run by Sunworld is located about 60 km from Hoi An and only 30 km from Da Nang.
1 Self Drive
Hiring a motorbike or car and driving yourself up to Ba Na Hills station is possible. Probably easier from Da Nang as it is only a short distance. Driving in Vietnam is pretty crazy so it is advisable to make sure your travel insurance is up to scratch. There are a lot of trucks along the road thanks to various roadworks, quarries and woodchip operations too.
Getting a Grab or a taxi to Ba Na hills is the easiest route to take. This will most likely be your cheapest choice too. See prices from Hoi An below. As you exit Ba Na Hills at the end of the day, there are heaps of drivers waiting to take you home.
Grab one-way prices from Hoi An to Ba Na Hills are currently:
- 179,000 VND for a Grab bike
- 581,000 VND for Grab car
- 709,000 VND for a Grab 7-seater car
3 Private Car
This is the option we took. With our bigger family size, our hotel arranged a 7 seater car to take us up to the Ba Na Hills Mountain and back for 1.2 million VND. It was a super comfortable way to travel, but we had some issues at the end of the day finding our driver.
4 Ba Na Hills Tour
An all-inclusive tour from your accommodation in Hoi An or Da Nang which takes you up to Ba Na Hills Mountain Resort is a great easy option and may suit your party.
The tour included pick up and drop off at your hotel, round trip transfers, cable car tickets, exploring Ba Na Hills Mountain Resort at your leisure, the Golden Bridge Vietnam, buffet lunch and tour guide. These tours cost around $71 USD (1.68 million VND) per person and can either be booked online or through your hotel.