Possessing a height of 986m, Ba Den Mountain is known as the “Roof of the Southeast”. This is a place with a variety of trekking, climbing, and camping activities. Let Anh Khoa – Hoi An help you to enjoy your trip to Ba Den Mountain with the following experiences

According to Wikipedia a Ba Den Mountain is a mountain located in the cultural and historical relic complex of Ba Den Mountain, known for its charming landscape and many legends in Tay Ninh. This is the highest mountain in southern Vietnam. worthy of the title “First Thien Son”, is the symbol for the land and people of Tay Ninh.

Nui Ba has an area of 24 km², including 3 mountains forming: Mount Heo – Nui Phung – Nui Ba Den. Ba Den Mountain is 986 m high, the highest in the Southeast. The system of pagodas in Ba Mountain has: Trung Pagoda, Ba Pagoda, Hang Pagoda. This mountain attracts tourists from all over the world because of its majestic mountain scenery and rich vegetation. The climate in the mountains is cool, the night is very cold, the average temperature is about 15-17 degrees at night

When is the best season to travel to Ba Den Mountain?

The ideal time to visit Ba Den Mountain is in the dry season, from November to May next year.

You should avoid going in the rainy season, which is from June to October. (Although this schedule goes in the rainy season, we were quite lucky because that day there was little rain and the weather was cool, climbing the stairs to the mountain was not good. it takes a strength like walking on a hot day).

What to prepare when traveling to Ba Den Mountain?

What to prepare when traveling to Ba Den Mountain?
Because traveling back and forth during the day, you do not need to bring a lot of things. If you decide to take the cable car up the mountain, you can bring a little more luggage, but if you climb the stairs, bring only what is necessary. Some items to bring are as follows:

  • Full identity papers, vehicle papers.
  • Raincoat (if you go in the dry season, you don’t need it).
  • Power bank, selfie stick, tripod (if you like).
  • Smartphone with full 3G, 4G for convenient navigation according to Google Map. You should also prepare batteries, free memory to take photos comfortably.
  • Sunscreen (even though this is the rainy season, it’s cool, but the sun is still harmful to your skin).
  • Hats, sun hats.
  • A jacket for sun protection and cold protection because at the top of the mountain, the temperature is quite low, with a lot of fog and clouds.
  • If you go overnight, you need to bring a flashlight and when climbing, you should have climbing shoes and drinking water, sticks, sweat towels. At night in the mountains, snakes, centipedes and insects appear, so be careful with this.
  • Helmet to protect your safety if you go on a trip by motorbike rental.

How to get there and means of transportation to Ba Den Mountain

How to get there and means of transportation to Ba Den Mountain
If traveling by motorbike, car or other personal means, you can choose the following 2 routes:

  • The first road you can apply is along National Highway 22A. You will meet Trang Bang junction, then turn right and go to provincial road 782 for another 50km to reach Tay Ninh. After running for another 11km, you can reach Ba Den Mountain. If you take this route, you will shorten a lot of travel time (normally about 2.5 hours to 3 hours). However, you also need to pay attention because there are some narrow roads that are quite difficult to go.
  • The second road you can apply is running from Ho Chi Minh City to Trang Bang junction. Next, you turn left to reach Go Dau town, then turn right and follow Highway 22B. Continue running for another 60km to reach the roundabout of Tay Ninh city. This route is farther than the 1st route, but in return the road is quite easy to go and the roadside scenery is also extremely eye-catching. You will be immersed in the vast rice field scenery, the beauty of Vam Co Dong river.

If you don’t want to take a private car, you can take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City. For example, bus number 703 (Ben Thanh – Moc Bai route and vice versa). After stopping at Moc Bai, you continue to take bus 05 to Tay Ninh. Or you can take bus number 13, number 94, number 74 to Cu Chi bus station. From the bus station, you continue to take bus number 603 to Tay Ninh and vice versa. This route also stops at Tay Ninh city.

Famous check-in locations at Ba Den Mountain attract young people

Ba Den Station

Map Location: Here
Address: Thanh Tan commune, Tay Ninh province
Ranking: the largest cable car station in the world
Operating time: 7am – 5pm
Entrance fee: 200k/person round trip

The unique feature of Ba Den station is the roof design with 3 wave columns, symbolizing the 3 most famous mountains of Tay Ninh, namely Ba Mountain, Phung Mountain, and Heo Mountain. The large space is designed in harmony with nature, giving visitors a cool feeling when standing inside the station.

Ba Den Station
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Van Son Railway Station

Map Location: Here
Address: Thanh Tan commune, Tay Ninh province
Ranking: the largest cable car station in the world
Operating time: 7am – 5pm
Entrance fee: 200k/person round trip

Van Son station owns a classical and mysterious European architectural style. Visitors here seem to be lost in the world-famous works of famous Spanish architect – Gaudi: Corner of Parc Guell park, unfinished church Sagrada Familia or Casa Batllo house… Curved arches, strangely shaped pillars, ancient and colorful windows, giving you a space filled with light.

Van Son Railway Station
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Ba Den Mountain Peak

Map Location: Here
Address: Thanh Tan commune, Tay Ninh province
Ranking: the highest mountain in the Southeast
Hours of operation: free
Entrance fee: free

With an altitude of 986m, the top of Ba Den mountain is covered by clouds all year round, so the experience of watching the sunrise on the mountain will be extremely interesting. You will find liberal and fresh European corners like this to freely take pictures to check in with friends and family. Or walk freely in the cool space of Ba Mountain, inhale deeply in the chest the clear air of plants, roses, apricot trees, lilies, tulips, … are in full bloom…

Ba Den Mountain Peak
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Ma Thien Lanh

Map Location: Here
Address: Thanh Tan commune, Tay Ninh province
Hours of operation: free
Entrance fee: free

Only about 100 km from the center of Saigon, there are beautiful old forests, creeks through the rocky crevices … making this place an ideal destination for those who love backpacking. Fortunately, not many people know, and tourism has not been taken advantage of, making Ma Thien Lanh still retain its wild look.

Trang Bang Nam Dung soup cake (Banh Canh)

View map: Here
Address: 90 Nguyen Van Rop Street, Trang Bang, Tay Ninh
Hours of operation: 5 am – 11 pm daily.
Prices range from 35,000-40,000 VND/bowl

Tay Ninh Nam Sanh heifer

View map: Here
Address: 24/5 Long Chi Hamlet, Long Thanh Trung, Hoa Thanh, Tay Ninh.
Hours of operation: 9 am – 9 pm daily.
Prices range from 120,000 VND/plate

Ba Den Mountain Lizard Lam Son Quan

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Address: 24/5 Long Chi Hamlet, Long Thanh Trung, Hoa Thanh, Tay Ninh.
Hours of operation: 9 am – 9 pm daily.
Prices range from 120,000 VND/plate

Ba mountain snails

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Address: 2A23 KP.5, Trung Nu Vuong, Ward 1, Tay Ninh town, Tay Ninh province
Hours of operation: 10am – 23h30 daily.
Prices range from 80,000 VND/plate

Dew-dried rice paper rolls with meat

View map: Here
Address: No. 300-310 National Highway 22, Trang Bang, Tay Ninh
Hours of operation: 10 am – 9 pm daily.
Prices range from 30,000 VND/plate

Tay Ninh specialties

Shrimp salt

Shrimp salt is often used for dipping with fruits, usually sour fruits such as toads, plums, guava, etc., bringing attraction and irresistible delicious taste. Both spicy and salty will surely stimulate your taste buds a lot.

Tamarind rice paper

This is another version of rice paper. Dew-dried rice paper is served with tamarind sauce, but especially tamarind sauce is added with peanuts, fried onions, shrimp powder … all will create a sweet and sour sauce that makes people unable to stop eating.

Tay Ninh sour sauce

This specialty has a strong and bold taste. The main ingredients to make this dish are small fish such as anchovies, hearty fish, etc., along with salt, hearing, and sugar to brew for many days.

Grapefruit spring rolls

Pomelo spring rolls are made from grated grapefruit peel mixed with papaya and many other ingredients such as chili, pepper … to add flavor to the dish. This pink-colored snack with enough sweet and sour taste will surely make snackers’ hearts super.


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