Bach Ma National Park
Nature and wildlife lovers would love the treasure that is Bach Ma National Park.
Established in 1991, the Bach Ma National Park covers around 37,000 hectares, around 36,000 of which is forest land. It’s well-known for its biodiversity and natural resources, which makes it a must-visit for guests who wish to enjoy the peaceful and quiet Vietnamese nature and countryside. Guests would also have ample opportunity to hike in its various trails, climb its mountain, and cool off in its waterfall and lakes.
The Bach Ma National Park is located at the end of the Northern Truong Son Range, which stretches from the Vietnam-Laos border into the South China Sea, and is around 40 kilometres away from the ancient Hue city.
Opening Days and Hours
The national park is always open, but most tours take place during the day.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Tours to the Bach Ma National Park start at around USD 39.
How to Get There
- Fly into Hue from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City via Vietnam Airlines.
- From the airport, hire a taxi going to the city centre to book a tour or a motorbike going to the national park.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
Time to Spend
The average time spent on this attraction is around 6 to 8 hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
You can visit the national park in the early morning so that you can do as many activities as possible.
- Visit the Do Quyen Waterfall
- Hike the Hai Vong Dai
- Visit the Ngu Ho (5 lakes)
- Explore the trails in the national park
There are no restaurants inside the national park so you need to bring enough meals and snacks for the entire duration of your trip there. The nearest restaurants are located around more than 2 kilometres away, include Les Jardins de la Carambole, Risotto Restaurant, Ancient Town Restaurant, and Madam Thu Restaurant.
If you intend to spend the day or night at the National Park, you need to bring tents and supplies as there are no accommodations located nearby. The nearest hotels are located more than 3 kilometres away, include Century Riverside Hue Hotel, Hotel Saigon Morin, Than Thien Hotel – Friendly Hotel, and Amigo Hotel. Rates range from USD 31 to USD 172 per night.
Good to Know
Be sure to follow the national park’s rules and regulations as you can be fined for not doing so.