Traveling tips to Ba Na Hill

Only a little over 30 km from Danang, Ba Na Hills is much different from a modern and bustling town. It is like a ‘’Penglai fairyland’’. Being 1400m high above sea level, this destination has cool weather all year round like a ‘’sub-Dalat’’ or a ‘’Sapa corner’’ in the Central region.
After a few minutes sitting in the cable car, tourists can get to the highest peak of Ba Na and enjoy a stunning panoramice view of Danang city, the arch from Hai Van Pass to the place of ‘’the world’s finest gate’’ in Son Tra Peninsula, My Khe beach with its occasional waves or Ngu Hanh Son with the meandering Thu Bon River. All of them combine together to create a fantastic water-color painting.
Bana, with its many interesting destinations can please you and your whole family ; rainbow waterfall, the old heliport, ancient French villas are examples. Linh Ung Pagoda with a Buddha Shakyamuni statue 27m high can quite your soul
NOTE:
You need to prepare warm clothes and a scarf because it is cold and windy on the peak of Ba Na Hills, especially in the early morning and late afternoon
TRANSPORTATION:
From Hanoi and HCMC, you can get to Danang easily by plane, train, or bus. Those who want to have a unique experience in an ancient environment can stay over night in the old French villas of Ba Na Resort or can return to Danang by bus. You can rent motorbikes in motel or hotels at the pice of 150,000-200,000 VND/ day to travel within Danang
DESTINATIONS:
Son Tra Peninsula, Ngu Hanh Son, Han River Bridge by night, Dragon Bridge, Danang Museum of Cham Sculpture, Linh Ung Pagoda and some beachses such as Non Nuoc, My An, and My Khe. Dragon Bridge is worth visiting with its shimeering lights and a fire breathing dragon. Lighting works for Dragon Bridge won IALD Awards given by professional lighting designers. Danang has also launched Sun Wheel, a 115m high ferris wheel, located in Asian Park which quickly reached the top 10 ferris wheels in the world
ACCOMODATION:
You can stay in Sion Hotel-121/ Hoang Van Thu with nice rooms, water heaters and other facilities, at a price of 300,000-350,000 VND/ night, Hoang Lan Hotel- 189 Nguyen Van Thoai (near My Khe beach) at about 200,000 VND/ double room; Lan Phuong hotel-25 Phan Chu Trinh (behind the Opera House) at about 240,000 VND/ twin room; Sunset Bay Danang at 400,000-450,000 VNDnight or mini hotels with good services on Nguyen Chi Thanh St. and Le Duan St. at around 220,000-300,000 VND/night
CUISINE:
-    Rice paper rolls with pork: Tran restaurant or mau restaurant at 35 Do Thuc Tinh
-    Fresh seafood: Ba Thoi restaurant on Le Dinh Duong street, My Hanh restaurant by My Khe beach
-    Ba Thuyen vermicelli soup with fermented fish on Le Duan St.
-    Quang style noodles: No 1 Hai Phong
-    Cao Lau, Hoi An rice with chicken: Le Dinh Duong St.
-    Phan Chu Trinh ricepaper with soybean jam, beaten rice paper.