Nha Trang is renowned for its snow-white sandy beaches, crystal clear water and verdant tropical mountains. Nonetheless, if you ever get bored of lying on the beach, a journey khổng lồ majestic waterfalls might be an intriguing alternative. Offering panoramic views of waterfalls & boulders, Ba Ho Waterfalls are only a 45-minute bike ride away from the đô thị center. Read on to find out how these magnificent waterfalls will get you the adrenaline rush of a lifetime.

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I. Highlights of Ba Ho Waterfalls

1.Location of Ba Ho Waterfalls


Situated 20 kilometers north of Nha Trang, Ba Ho Waterfalls are a convenient waypoint for many adventure seekers. There are various ways to get there, but most tourists opt for a bike ride, taking tài khoản of the low expensegreat views along the way.

Bike rentals are readily available in the đô thị, and you’ll effortlessly find some with the help from your hosts/hotel owners at the price of 5 USD per day. Riding on your own, there are two routes you can take. The first is through the boring straight National Highway (QL1A). The second, recommended by most explorers, will take you through Pmê man Van Dong Street, providing scenic views of coastal fishing villages và idyllic ocean, before ending up joining the busy National Highway 1A. Look for the sign “Ba Ho Tourist” on your left, take a turn and follow the bumpy dirt road until you see the parking place.

The other options are khổng lồ take a xe taxi or the public bus. Look for the bus number 3 or 4, which cost roughly VND 24.000 per ride. Just tell the fare collector you want lớn visit Ba Ho Waterfalls, và they’ll drop you off at the closest stop to lớn the site. However, be noted that it will be another 3.5 kilometers khổng lồ get to the falls, và you might not get anyone to lớn take you there. If you’re willing to lớn take the risk, this is obviously the cheapest option.

2. Why is it called “Ba Ho”?


Ba Ho literally means three pools in Vietnamese. The Ba Ho Waterfalls have sầu three tiers with accelerating heights. The first waterfalls are the easiest to access and the most beautiful of all. The majority will choose khổng lồ stop here, take a dip inlớn the chilling water và adore the majestic scenery.

The second & third are much more challenging, và not really recommended by security & locals. Unless you are a very skilled hiker, we don’t recommend you to lớn challenge yourself with these two. However, the views will be duly rewarding, & you will get a great sense of conquest.

3. The trail to lớn Ba Ho Waterfalls

At the entrance, you will spend VND 20,000 for a ticket and another few thousvà khổng lồ park. You will also find small cafes và food stalls selling cold drinks và barbecue chicken. Climbing will be hard work, & it isn’t a bad idea khổng lồ stoông xã yourself with some take-away.

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The distance khổng lồ the first falls is 1.4 kilometers. Following the trail marked by red spray painted arrows, you will find the dirt path magically disappear và boulders take their place.

Now the real work begins.

You will hike over boulders with a lot of scrambling và tree grabbing khổng lồ get lớn the first falls. Despite being the easiest, there are some certain tricky parts that will require strength and agility. The hike goes on for 15 minutes before you reach the heavenly first waterfalls.

Blessed with the primitive landscape & extremely clear water, the first falls are due to exceed all your expectations. Here you will find waterfalls và a pool surrounded by rocks at the bottom. Tourists might climb up the cliff, leap off in cold water, or simply jump in & chill while appreciating natural beauty. The water is pleasantly cold and green.

The best time lớn visit the first falls is during the rainy season. The water from the upstream flows & forms a beautiful waterfall, creating a spectacular scenery for your Instagram photos. However, watch out for the strong flows of water if you are not a good swimmer. The dry season will be much safer, compensating for the less magnificent view.

Before embarking further, make sure you have enough water & energy. The second & third waterfalls are no joke. After some real physical activities including climbing and scrambling over large rocks, you will find the second waterfalls nested under a green canopy of trees. Hemmed in green forests, the view is wild, soothing và duly rewarding.

You will find significantly fewer people as you carry your way khổng lồ the third waterfalls. The hike will be an arduous journey of roughly 300 meters over big slippery rocks và steep cliffs. Therefore the third waterfalls are only recommended for skilled avid travelers, who are physically ready to take on such an exhausting journey. You are also advised against going on your own.

After admiring the primitive charms of the three falls, you can go baông xã khổng lồ the road, or follow the forest trail marked with red arrows to lớn get baông chồng to lớn the entrance. It will be more challenging but worth experiencing.

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II. What lớn See and Do in Ba Ho Waterfalls?


A journey to Ba Ho will take typically three hours, and you’re advised khổng lồ take all the time you need. The best way lớn enjoy an escape lớn nature is khổng lồ walk slowly, admire the scenery and chill in the cool water. A number of natural spots are available if you want lớn take your Instagram photos to lớn a whole new cấp độ.