Ba Na Hill
Ba Na Hill Station located 40 kilometers southwest of Da Nang, Ba Na – Mount Chua is 1,487 meters high above the sea level. Ba Na offers a commanding view of the whole surroundings including Da Nang City, Son Tra Peak and the blue ocean. Ba Na was found and built into a hill station when the French was looking for a place to get away from the heat of Central Vietnam. There are many French-styled villas are left.
In Ba Na, there are four seasons in a day: spring in the morning, summer at noon, autumn in the afternoon, winter in the evening. While months from May to August are the hottest period (up to 38oC) in Central Viet Nam, temperature at Ba Na fluctuates from 17 to 20 degree Celsius, 22-25oC in maximum. It drops down to 15oC at night.
The Ba Na Nature Reserve has 544 sorts of high-altitude flora, 256 types of animals, in which there are 6 of flora and 44 of fauna listed in the Vietnamese Redbook (for precious species in Vietnam).
There are a number of sites of which some can be accessed by easy walk, some require hard trekking. It’s recommended that you have boots while trekking here.
Ba Na can be done as a day trip from Da Nang or Hoi An; or can be spent for a relaxing getaway holiday.