You are getting bored with urban city wanting a perfect getaway to the jungle? Hue To Bach Ma National Park Car Service will be a solution for you. Especially for those of you who prefer trekking at your own leisure or can not keep up with young group tour due to age limit.
Bach ma national park is a perfect trek for those who loves nature. Land of two types of forest: sub-tropical and tropical evergreen monsoon forest with altitude of 900 meter below the sea level, Bach Ma is known for beautiful Do Quyen waterfalls, narrow trails and decaying French villas.
Its wildlife includes black bear, leopard as well as wild pigs and deers. Thus, Bach Ma is always the first choice for nature lovers.
Furthermore, the summit of Bach Ma national park was used as a helicopter landing base by the US Army Vietnam war and this area was hearty defoliated during the fighting. However, Mother Nature healed quickly making it the top Hue attraction you must visit.
Distance of Bach Ma National Park is about 40 kilometers away from Hue city center. Thus, it will take around 75 minutes to get to Bach Ma summit. The first question is how best to do a day trip to Bach Ma from Hue? There are many ways to get to Bach Ma park but choosing to tour Bach Ma by private car from Hue is the best way many travelers consider.
Traveling by Hue private car from Hue to Bach Ma, you can sit comfortably in a private car and enjoy a throughout 6-hour trip to Bach Ma. The car is yours, thus, you can start your trek anytime you want from Hue.
We also recommend hiring a FOREST GUIDE at Bach Ma to do the trek with you at Bach Ma national park. This idea turns out to be valuable for many travelers who want to learn of more details of Bach Ma’s flora and fauna.
A forest guide at Bach Ma knows more of the trails and diversity of Bach Ma, thus, is more highly recommended than an cultural guide from Hue.
One disadvantage is FOREST GUIDE do not speak English fluently. However, they have enough English competence to teach you what Bach Ma has to offer!
Bee Bee Travel can arrange this guide service at a cost of $45 for full 4-hour trekking with Bach Ma forest guide. Please note in the booking form if you would like this service.
This is how your trekking experience at Bach Ma National park be like:
You start your day with a hotel pick up at your indicated timing by our driver. For a better preparation, we recommend you to pack a light lunch, such as Banh My ( Vietnamese baguette). Our driver can help you to buy some banh mi along the way. Please state your diet so that we can recommend suitable lunch for you.
On the way, we stop at lagoon to take some pictures and learn about the real life of local fishing village in Cau Hai Lagoon. After that, we continue the tour to exploring Bach Ma museum in the foot of the mountain.
We buy tickets to entrance Bach Ma national park with cost of 40,000 VND (paid by your own). If you book a Trekking with Bach Ma forest guide, your guide will greet you at the entrance then join you for a wonderful trekking experience.
Continue driving 17 km to the top of the mountain, we enjoy the beauty of national park or if we’re lucky, we can see a Pygathrix nemaeus. It is a rare species of monkey famous for its extravagant appearance.
After that, your forest guide will do trekking with you to Hai Vong Dai and from here you can see Cau Hai lagoon, Phu Loc town, and majestic Truong Son Mountain.
This trekking part is the most expected in your trip to Bach Ma. Your guide will lead the way for you through beautiful Bach Ma terrain to the Five Lakes. Here, you learn Bach Ma diverse flora. After that, you can swim in fresh cold water.
Your trek continue with the Do Quyen waterfall at 300m high. From the top of the waterfall, we see the green forest covering Bach Ma national park.
Please be adviced that the whole trekking distance in Bach Ma is about 7 to 10 kilometers with difficult surface, meaning there are a lot of up and downs trails which require good health and flexibility.
If you are in your 50s and 60s or having physical issue, please let us know so that we can advice you easier route.
Once you finish your private tour from Hue to Bach Ma, we will take you back to town. Our driver can even take you to try Banh Cuon Thit Quay at Ba Suu Restaurant. You can try tasty Hue local food there before landing safely at your hotel in Hue.
Bach Ma weather is dry and warm from March to October every year. From November and February, Hue weather tends to be rainy and stormy, thus avoid visiting Bach Ma during this time.
To sum up, best time to visit Bach Ma is from March to May and September to end of October when the weather is cool and sunny.
Five Lakes Trail (Thác Ngũ Hồ): There are a lots of lakes and waterfalls to swipe out the heat and humidity of Hue’s climate. The most common and famous one is Five Lakes Trail.
The water is cool, clear so that you even see the lake’s bottom. Exploring the distinct different lakes will bring a very amazing experience. However, there will be green mold on the stone along the trail so that they will be slippery. Be careful to take a walk.
The Summit Tower ( Hải Vọng Đài): The Summit Tower, which is 1400m above the sea level, is a must visit place. Being in Hai Vong Dai, you can see Lap An Lagoon, Lang Co Beach and the sight far away.
The Summit Tower will be the ideal spot for you to take beautiful pictures of landscapes. In addition, there is a bell that you can ring and wish all the happiness for your beloved ones.
Do Quyen Waterfall: Do Quyen Waterfall, also known as Rhododendron Waterfall, is a famous waterfall with its beauty. Along the trail of Rhododendron flower blooming, which takes 689 steps to the foot of waterfall, you will feel to be lost in a Rhododendron Kingdom.
Along with Do Quyen Waterfall, there is also another waterfalls which have their own features satisfying you with wonderful exploration.
Time: You have to set up plans to decide the specific itinerary and the duration of your journey. This visit will take at least nearly one day, for that reason, you need to think about it carefully.
Clothes: There are a lot of terrestrial leeches on the way, so that you have to bring clothes and boots that cover up your legs to avoid the leeches.
Sunscreen and hat if sunny: The climate is hot and the sunlight from the high altitude will harm you. Make sure that you bring your sunscreen and hat to protect you from the harmful sunlight.
Raincoat: if rainy
Repellent: there are a lot of reptiles in Bach Ma so that bring repellent with you to make sure that you have not any swell.
Swimming suit and towel
Torch and Map
You can join the group tour from Hue to Bach Ma National Park by Bus to ensure your trip with the best moment which will be accompanied with an English expert guide. He can take you through this stunning attraction with a lot of fun.
For many leisure travelers who would like to spend more time in Bach Ma, finding a hotel is a need. These are some hotels we recommend for you, please note during the period from October to December, many of these hotels are closed due to heavy rains and storms.
Staying in French Villas: These villas used to be the resting place for French dated back to the French War in Vietnam. Now they are hired with the price from 650,000 – 2,000,000 VND/room.
Camping: There are a number of camping areas which hire tent for camping with the price of 30,000 VND/person, however, please stay cautious with the leeches in Bach Ma.
Check available hotels at Bach Ma here
There are variety of leeches in Bach Ma which is so annoying to people. Please be prepared with thick clothes so that you can protect yourself from the force of leeches.
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Hello, I would like a trip to Bach Ma from Hue center for 2 people on 9 Feb. Open minded about a guide – it depends on price. Please advice via my email.
Thank you for getting in touch with us and for your understanding.
We would like to advice your tour with us on 9 Feb with the following details:
9 Feb: BACH MA PRIVATE TOUR
Our guide and driver pick up at MIDTOWN HOTEL at 09:00 for the drive to Bach Ma.
En route, you can visit a local restaurant to buy a portion of Banh Cuon thit heo ( rice rolls with roasted pork) for picnik lunch at Bach Ma mountain or buy some Banh My (Vietnamese bagguette). Please let us know your diet so that we can recommend a suitable light lunch for you up the mountains.
Upon arrival, you will buy tickets ( 40,000 VND/ person, paid by your own) and meet up with our forest guide named Mr. Cam.
He knows the area extremely well. He used to be an illegal wood logger but he made a change in his life by being a forest guide for foreigners. With a special talent of calling the wild birds, you will surely have a great experience in the wilderness with him.
The areas he will trek with you: Hai Vong Dai summit, US underground tunnels, Do Quyen Waterfall, Five Lakes. Total trekking distance is 10 kilometres.
Please understand that his English is not perfect but his knowledge of the fauna and flora in Bach Ma is one of a kind.
What to prepare for you: good trekking shoes, light clothes as it will be sunny, picknick lunch, extra bottle water ( we will provide one small water per person for free, we assume it will not be enough for you) and swim suit if you want to have a dip in the waterfall.
Total price: $130 for group two people for a round trip car from Hue center, full 4 hour trekking in the jungle with Mr. Cam, not included entrance fee and lunch.
Let us know if you have any questions and look forward to arranging this experience for you.