Less than 60km from the center of Hanoi, Ba Vi National Park is famous as an ideal destination for tourists who love the cool fresh air and wild and majestic scenery of nature and mountains. Outstanding in the space of mountains and forests of thousands of green colors; Ba Vi National Park appears with mysterious, magical beauty, immersed in a fanciful mist. This will definitely be a destination not to be missed when traveling to Hanoi with those who love to explore.
Ba Vi National Park is the most unique ecological area in Ba Vi with a rich and diverse natural system. You could not expect that a national park has such beautiful natural scenery and exciting entertainment activities.
Ba Vi Natural Forest
Entering Ba Vi National Park, you will first have the opportunity to explore a magical natural forest immersed in mist. In a whole forest of tall green trees, you can freely take photos of virtual living with friends like being lost in the wonderland of Alice.
Especially, in the autumn – the beautiful fall leaves season, you will witness the whole forest in the golden color of the leaves; What is more romantic than that right now with that person watching the leaves fall?
With ancient French architecture, Ba Vi ancient church appears with mysterious beauty in the middle of dense smoke. If you are a bit afraid of the mysterious look of the old house, stick with your friends to explore together.
The clinging of the maple moss hides the chameleon notes; Ba Vi ancient church is the ideal place for extremely attractive super “deep” photos. The ancient, fanciful beauty of the old church is the feature of this famous national park.
Thien Son Suoi Nga Tourism Area
Enter the gate of Ba Vi National Park, turn left about 5km and you will arrive at Thien Son – Suoi Nga; Ba Vi beautiful scene as its name suggests. Thien Son Suoi Nga is very suitable for taking pictures and swimming with many beautiful angles.
The pure and white water flowing down from the cliff will bring a fresh and refreshing feeling to visitors. A natural landscape of rivers and streams, forests, and mountains is extremely majestic and magnificent; far from the city smog.
The destination that attracts the most number of check-in visitors to mention is the only cactus greenhouse in the Ba Vi tourist area. The Cactus greenhouse was built into a unique and fancy cactus paradise.
This is an interesting and unique stopover for young people to take a selfie; with more than 1200 species of large and small cactus full of thorns, strong but no less dreamy.
With a path of more than 500 steps in the middle of a vast forest, Thuong Temple is a spiritual historical relic built on the top of Tan Vien mountain.
The vestige of Thuong Temple consists of 4 main areas: Uncle Ho Temple, Ha Temple, Trung Temple, and Thuong Temple. You can feel the ancient beauty of the ancient temple in the cold flavor of mist, clouds, wind, and forest.
Ao Vua Tourism Area
Right at the foot of Tan Vien mountain, visitors have the opportunity to visit the Ao Vua tourist area; an entertainment and relaxation complex in the fresh space of Ba Vi.
You can join many folk games; such as darts throwing, rowing, hoop throwing, and campfire as well as many interesting singing and dancing activities. Built and equipped with modern facilities, the Ao Vua tourist area with clear blue water, and cool and airy space is the ideal resort for tourists.
Suggestion for a Ba Vi National Park day trip from Hanoi
The journey to Ba Vi from Hanoi itself is an enjoyable experience.
There is no difficulty in finding a kind of transportation to get to Ba Vi National Park from Hanoi. You can choose bus, taxi or motorbike, it takes about 2-2.5 hours to reach there.
Suggestions itinerary of visiting:
- Trekking along with a hidden stream and waterfall
- Climb up the Hill
Reach the Tan Vien mountain and climb up to the forest.
- Snack Time
Enjoy your favorite snack in the middle of nature
- Choose your favorite one among the 2 peaks (the 1200 and 600 stone steps), pass through the green ridge up to one of the 2 peaks of Tan Vien mountain, and visit the Bao Thien temple.
- Climb up to another shorter peak to visit an ancient pagoda and take a mystery trail
- Temple Visit
Take a short walk through the forest to visit the Ho Chi Minh temple
- Perfect Views
Stand in a perfect viewpoint to contemplate the Da river and the green paddy field below the valley
- French Church
Move down halfway of the mountain to visit an ancient French Church
- Cartus garden
Keep moving down to visit a Cactus garden where you may feel like a corner of Africa in the heart of Ba Vi mountains in Hanoi.
Ticket price to Ba Vi National Park
– Adult ticket price: 60,000 VND / person
– Student ticket price: 20,000 VND / person
– Pupil ticket price: 10,000 VND / person
– Priority ticket price for the elderly and disabled: 30,000 VND / person
– Ticket price for car under 10 seats: 20,000 VND / car
– Car ticket price with over 10 seats: 25,000 VND / car
– Motorbike ticket price: 3,000 VND / motorbike
– Bicycle parking fee: 2,000 VND / bicycle
Prices of some other services in Ba Vi National Park:
– Photograph services: 600,000 VND
– Guide fee: 300,000 – 500,000 VND
– Rent campfire: 700,000 – 1,500,000 VND
– Tents: 120,000 – 200,000 VND / tent
(Fares are subject to change)