Ba Vi National Park is a national park with the original name is Ba Vi National Forest. The park is centered on Mount Ba Vi – an isolated soil-limestone mountain situated about 60 km in west of Hanoi capital.
The total area of Ba Vi National Park is approximately 11,000 hectares in which has spectacular natural landscapes and scenery. The park is at an altitude of 100 – 1,296 meters with tropical and subtropical typical plants, which is green all year round. Therefore, Ba Vi National Park is a place that visitors would be very excited to take an exploration around.
Ba Vi National Park is not only known as a lungs of Hanoi with rich and diverse natural resources but also the home to hundreds of wildlife species, some rare and precious animal species listed in the Red Data Book of Vietnam such as large lorikeet, Asiatic black bear, white pheasants, pangolin, monkeys, leopards, bears, flying squirrels and so on.
Ba Vi mountains consists of three rising peaks on the Northern plain, including the Emperor Peak of 1,296 meters high, Tan Vien peak is 1,227 meters high, Ngoc Hoa Peak is 1,131 meters high.
Beside enjoying the spiritual life visitors can also have chance to explore deep caves hidden in the mountains at Ba Vi National Park or stop at an altitude of 800 m to see an orchid garden and find relics of the fight against the French colonialists such as ancient church, orphanage, motels of senior French officials, etc.
Visiting Ba Vi National Park, tourists can not only stand at the top of the mountain at daytime to see clouds, mountains, valleys, rivers and lakes, especially on sunny days with a panoramic view of Hanoi along with its modern high-rises buildings in the center but also spend a fun night camping in the forest or in the guesthouses with full of stars in the sky, sound of insects around and howling of gibbons at nightfall.
If you are a nature lover, you like immersing yourself in the natural scenery of forest, mountains and waterfalls, you should come and visit Ba Vi National Park. The landscape will promise to offer visitors a nice journey with peaceful, natural beauty and cool climate. It is time to release the stress away and escape shortly from the bustle and hustle of the big city (the noise, pollution and over populated residents) for soft treks. The Ba Vi park trip with soft trek exercises deep inside the primeval forest in fresh and pleasant climate may would reward you with health, relaxation and impressive view of natures that you could not experience in inner big city.
ENTRANCE TICKET: 60,000 VND for person.