What to Do in Nha Trang

Recognized as one of the most beautiful bays in the world with a long dreamy beach right on the coast. Nha Trang is the tourism center of Khanh Hoa province - the land dubbed as "Pearl of the East Sea". This list of attractions in Nha Trang covers the names of the most beautiful sceneries in Nha Trang that you should not miss.

1. Vinpearl Land

Located on Hon Tre Island with some very beautiful beaches which is clear and blue all year round, Vinpearl Land is considered “the heaven of tropical zone”. In addition to luxury hotels, beautiful gardens, ideal fresh water reservoirs, this destination is also attractive for some thrilling game grounds and imposing 4D cinemas. 
How to get there: traveling by cable or canoes is popular in Nha Trang
Time to visit, go to the beach and relax: at least 1 day
Vinpearl Land Nha Trang is big complex  
Playing games in Vinpearl Land. 

2. Nha Trang Aquarium Institute

Nha Trang Aquarium Institute founded in 1923 is located in number 1 Cau Da, about 6km from the city center of Nha Trang to the Southeast. More than 20.000 samples of 4000 marine and freshwater organisms are collected and exhibited here. More specially, visiting the institute, you will see the giant whale skeleton which is nearly 26m long, 3m high with 48 vertebras fully restored. 
How to get there: motorbike or taxi 
Time to visit: 2-4 hours
Nha Trang Aquarium  
Nha Trang Aquarium Institute retains a lot of special marine organisms

3. Ponagar Cham Tower (or Thap Ba)

Ponagar Cham Tower is a perfect ancient construction of the Cham which is about 2km to the North from the city center of Nha Trang. The complex includes 4 towers, 2 temples in which the biggest tower is the worshipping place of Ponagar Goddess. After visiting Ponagar Cham Tower, you can have a mud bath at the nearby Thap Ba hot mineral springs resort. Ticket for collective bath (15-20 people) is about $5/ person and more than $12/ person bathing individually. 
How to get there: it takes about $7/ day to hire a motorbike to get there. Taxi is another option. 
Time to visit: at least 5 hours
Ponagar Cham Tower relics of Nha Trang City 
 Ponagar Cham Tower relics  

4. Dam Market Nha Trang

This is a great construction situated right in the center of Nha Trang. A lot of souvenirs and local products are sold at Dam Market. Seafood is also diversified here, especially dry seafood. 
How to get there: walking, taxi or motorbikes 
Time to visit: 2-3 hours 
Dam market is an attracting place to visit in Nha Trang City 
Dam Market or Shopping center of Nha Trang 

5. ​Scuba diving

Scuba diving is also considered a water sport that requires a lot of special skills and not everyone can experience it. However, don't worry, you cannot experience this exciting sport if you have never tried diving before. Scuba diving still has programs suitable for newcomers.
Service            Type                        Depth                                 Object
Snorkeling     (snorkeling)               1-2 m                            for beginners
Try dive         (scuba diving)            3-6m                                beginner
       Discovery        Scuba diving           6-12m                        experienced people
        Fun Dive       Scuba diving         optional depth              professional divers

6.  Hon Mun Island

Hon Mun possesses the clear and pure current of waters and the gorgeous coral ecosystems and is recognized as the best biodiversity area in Vietnam by the World Wilde Fun. Visiting Hon Mun, some must dos include visiting the floating Bar on the sea, diving for coral discovery or travelling in the glass bottom boats. 
How to get there: traveling by boats or ships to visit Cau Da, Nha Trang (you can have a tour with 4 people at the price of $12/person) 
Time to visit: at least 5 hours 
Mun Island seen from above 
Unspoiled Hon Mun seen from above 

7.  Hon Tam Island 

The island of 110 ha in acreage is about 7km from Nha Trang city to the Southeast. From Hon Tam, it is able to see the whole city of Nha Trang in the north and Cam Ranh Peninsula in the south. Together with some amazing beaches, Hon Tam is also renowned for the activities of exploring the sea by glass bottom boats or diving to see coral reefs. 
How to get there: there is a tour to the 4 islands
Time to visit: at least 3 hours    
A romantic corner of Tam Island, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam 
A beautiful corner on Hon Tam Island  

8.  Ninh Van Bay

Located on Hon Meo Peninsula, about 60 km from the coastal city of Nha Trang, Ninh Van is a famous bay for its pristine and pure appearance. This is an ideal place for anyone who is finding a peaceful and quiet beach to enjoy the relaxation in the soul. Besides, you can also do other interesting things like watching the coral reefs, diving, surfing or rowing Kayak. 
How to get there: it takes just 20 minutes on high speed trains to visit this beautiful island from Nha Trang city 
Time to visit: at least 12 hours  
Ninh Van Bay is an ideal dating place 
Untouched and romantic Ninh Van Bay 

9. Chong - Vo Islands (Husband and Wife Island)

This destination is about 3km from city center to the Northeast. Hon Chong is a complex of some huge stones with different shapes overlapping each other. Another smaller group on the hillside to the East is called Hon Vo. Hon Chong seems to be isolated from the hustle atmosphere of the city. This is one of the ideal places to see the coastal city. 
How to get there: motorbikes, buses or taxi are all available 
Time to visit: 3-8 hours 
Chong - Vo Island looks like two hugging people 
Hon Chong - Hon Vo

10.  Van Phong Bay

Van Phong Bay situated in Van Ninh District (Khanh Hoa province) is about 40km to the North from Nha Trang center. The bay attracts numerous visitors for the natural and pristine beauty of a complex of islands and the smaller blue bays inside. 
How to get there: there are 2 directions to the bay, one is travelling on boats from Nha Phu Bay and the other is travelling by cars or motorbikes from Nha Trang city. 
Salt field in Van Phong Bay
Salt field in Van Phong Bay

11.  Dai Lanh Beach 

Dai Lanh Beach located on 1A highway, Van Ninh district, Khanh Hoa province is about 80km to the North from tourism city of Nha Trang. After bathing as much as they like, visitors can hire a motorboat to visit the fishing villages of Khai Luong, Dam Mon, Vung Ro Bay or Dai Lanh to discover the real life of the local fishermen. 
How to get there: taxi or motorbikes 
Time to visit: at least 12 hours
Dai Lanh beach with a mesmeric imagine
Dai Lanh beach with a mesmeric imagine.
Best time to visit Nha Trang
It can be said that Nha Trang is a year-round tourist city, Nha Trang is not only famous for its beautiful beaches, attractive attractions but also a mild climate throughout the year. The best time to travel to Nha Trang is from July to September in the solar calendar, especially in August. At this time, the weather is sunny, cool suitable for traveling and swimming, participating in fun activities. playing, engaging entertainment, exciting adventure games at sea.


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