The Da River, Hoa Binh
The Da River, Hoa Binh

Ba Khan, Hoa Binh

Ba Khan is a little community by the Da River at the base of the Thung Khe Pass in Mai Chau, Hoa Binh. The beauties of Ba Khan includes peaceful local life, breathtaking mountains, amazing rice fields and the spectacular landscape on the Da River. There are several islands on the river with imposing mountains all around making the area just so awe-inspiring.

 At Ba Khan, you can go cycling amid the great countryside or go on a boat trip on the Da River. There is the Go Lao Waterfall that you may want to spend a couple of hours relaxing in the pristine nature.

The serene beauty of the Ba Khan Lake
The serene beauty of the Ba Khan Lake

Accommodations at Ba Khan include luxury ecological resorts by the riverside or homestay at local ethnic families with simple facilities.

Food at Ba Khan include best fish dishes caught from the Da River.

There are few enclosed bodies of water on the Ba Khan Lake
There are few enclosed bodies of water on the Ba Khan Lake

Ba Khan is 130km from Hanoi via Route 6, right at the base of the Thung Khe Pass. From Mai Chau, you head on Route 6 to Moc Chau for 7 kilometers (after the Tong Dau T-Junction), then turn right. This back road runs by the Da River mostly with unbelievable scenery.

Wild landscape of Ba Khan
Wild landscape of Ba Khan

 

 

There are parts of the river wide a wide body of water
There are parts of the river wide a wide body of water

 

 

It is like another Halong Bay
It is like another Halong Bay

 

 

It is photogenic every here
It is photogenic every here

 

 

What is the difference between Ba Khan and Halong Bay then?
What is the difference between Ba Khan and Halong Bay then?

 

 

Absolutely gorgeous
Absolutely gorgeous

 

 

Take a bicycle tour and enjoys a slow trip by the river side to soak in the beauty of Ba Khan
Take a bicycle tour and enjoys a slow trip by the river side to soak in the beauty of Ba Khan