Make the most of your visit in Da Nang City by taking a day trip to the Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge. Located in the Trường Sơn Mountains, Ba Na Hills resort and hill station originally a leisure resort for French tourists.
The cable car to Ba Na Hills is the longest non-stop single-track cable car in the world, and at the hilltop, you are afforded extraordinary views of the surrounding landscape.
In addition to the recreation and entertainment complex at Ba Na Hills, the resort boasts impressive gardens and the incredible 150 meter long looping Golden Bridge.
Seemingly held in mid-air by two massive hands, the bridge has become a favorite site for spectacular photographs.
Here's everything you need to know about Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge, one of the most famous day trips from Da Nang City.
To get to Ba Na Hills and Golden Bridge, you will first need to travel from Da Nang City to the hill station for the 5,801 meter cable car journey.
Depending on traffic, the trip to the hills station can take anywhere between 40 and 60 minutes. The 22-kilometer drive takes you south-west from Da Nang City via the D 602 to the lower cable station.
For a hassle-free experience, you can book a guided tour from Da Nang to Ba Na Golden Bridge. Day trips typically start with a collection from your hotel in Da Nang.
The average tour is seven to eight hours long, but can be as short as four hours. Multi-day tours including Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge are also an option.
There is no entrance fee to Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge, but you do need to pay for cable car tickets.
There is also an optional entrance to the wax museum for VND100,000 (US$5). Booking online or through a tour operator will give you the best price.
Typically, a tour from Da Nang to Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge begins with a hotel pickup. If your hotel is not on the list of pickup points, you will be directed to a central meeting point.
Your guide will join you for the drive to the hills station where you will ascend the cable way.
Tour the famed French Village and the Le Jardin D’amour, cross the magnificent Golden Bridge, stopping for a few photo opportunities and then spend some leisure time at Fantasy park – one of Asia’s most modern indoor game centers.
After learning about this attraction and its interesting history, you will return to Da Nang. There is time for lunch or refreshments on most trips. Depending on your tour, this may be for your own account.
There are several day trips available from Da Nang to Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge. If you have time, multi-day itineraries that include Ba Na Hills and Golden Bridge are also an alternative. A day tour from Da Nang City to Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge is a truly unforgettable experience.
Guided full and half-day trips to Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge in a small group offers great value. Ride the cable car up to the Golden Bridge and Ba Na Hills Resort, and explore the village and gardens with your guide before having fun at Fantasy Park.
There will be time to enjoy a buffet lunch or some refreshments before the return journey to Da Nang.
A private tour with your own vehicle and guide gives you the flexibility of scheduling your excursion according to your preference.
Spend extra time taking photographs on Golden Bridge or indulge in a slow walk through the fragrant gardens. Your guide tells you all about how this unique French village came to be built and will ensure that your experience is hassle free.
Spacious and air-conditioned shuttle vehicles run between Da Nang and the Ba Na Hills hill station. There are three central pickup and drop-off points in Da Nang City and you are collected for your return journey at a specified meeting point.
For convenience and flexibility, you can book a private return transfer between Da Nang City and Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge. Your driver will drop you at the hill station and collect you later in the day.
For multi-day trips from Da Nang City, there are 2- to 5-day trips that include Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge. Longer tours typically also include visits to Hue, Hội An and My Son Sanctuary.
Entrance fees and lunches may be included, but your accommodation and other meals are at additional cost.
Full day guided small-group tours to Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge from Da Nang City cost from US$45 per adult and US$35 per child (100-149 centimeters tall). This includes return transfers, round-trip cable car tickets and guide services.
Private guided tours to Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge from Da Nang City start at around US$80 per adult for a full day trip. If lunch is included, you can expect to pay from US$120 per person.
Day trips to Ba Na Hills that also include other attractions cost from US$150 per person.
A shared shuttle bus transfer between Da Nang City and Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge costs from US$10 per person. Children under one meter tall sharing a seat with an adult can travel for free.
Private transfers between Da Nang City and Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge start at US$50 per adult. Some operators offer a discounted price for children younger than 12.
Multi-day tours including Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge from Da Nang City start from US$210 per person for a 2 day tour. A 3-day trip costs from US$300 per person and for a 5-day tour, prices start from US$550 per person.
There is plenty to see and do on a visit to Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge, apart from the record-breaking cable car ride and the awe-inspiring Golden Bridge.
Admire the incredible panoramic views and the architecture of the French Village, Le Jardin D’amour gardens and the Bar-Debay wine cellar.
There are also several spiritual sites including the Holy Mother Shrine and Linh Phong Zen Monastery.
Fantasy Park, a wax museum, funicular and alpine coaster are also among the amusements available for visitors to this unique attraction.
The cable car at Ba Na Hill station operates from 8 AM to 6:30 PM each day.
Travel to Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge is possible throughout the year. April to August are best from a weather perspective, but it can also be exceptionally busy at this time.
September to March is best if you would like a quieter and more peaceful experience. Monsoon rains can be expected in September and October.