Nha Trang is a seaside city in central Vietnam and the provincial seat of Qinghe province in Vietnam's south. It is a well-known beach resort and port city. Nha Trang is a relatively tranquil and modest seaside city in comparison to the majority of Vietnam's coastal cities. In comparison to Halong Bay, one of the seven wonders of the sea, Nha Trang's peace is steadily attracting the attention of more and more foreign tourists.
Nha Trang is on the Open Tour route connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Traveling there is quite convenient for tourists. It is also ideal for family vacations in Vietnam. The sea around Nha Trang is a well-known fishing spot, with up to 250 days of nice weather per year for people to go fishing. The Fuhai region is a significant cultural site. Some islands function as barriers outside the estuary. It's a military base. This location is abundant in fish, shrimp, and cubilose. There is a marine research center that collects over a thousand different types of fish.
The best time to travel to Nha Trang is from January to May.
1/ Nha Trang Beach
Nha Trang's beach is 6 kilometers long. Most of the time, the ocean is crystal clear. During the rainy season, which lasts from October to early January, water from the city pours into the sea via the Cai River, influencing the water quality of the sea. Every year, from June to early October, Nha Trang's ocean is the cleanest. The beach is extremely close to the main road that connects Nha Trang to the south and north. The beach is within a 2-minute walk from the main road. The hotel is also extremely near to the beach. You may walk from the hotel to the beach.
Many local people work or exercise in Nha Trang Beach every morning. Every morning. The beach offers several visitors and residents throughout the day, swimming, sunbathing, and beach volleyball. Some old women sell homeless on the shore in the evening. The lobster is cheap. For people who appreciate food, this is a great chance.
Nha Trang is a beautiful and peaceful city lushly surrounded by green flora and cocoon palms. A variety of hotels and eateries are along the beach road. It's free and nice to cycle down the beach or sit at a cafe to listen to music.
There are four islands in Nha Trang for one day. Nha Trang's an excellent way to know. Many tourists who appreciate this tour can enjoy the gorgeous view of the island, the amusing boatman, and the rich entertainment. It is the arrangement of the tour agency to visit these four islands. The travel agency might be consulted beforehand.
Different islands generally include:
Coral Beach: Visitors usually don’t go ashore; ship stops in shallow water areas; visitors can go snorkeling or swim in the sea.
Hon Tam: You have to pay if you go on the island; you have to travel all over the island for a long period. Sunbathing on the beach is possible to appreciate the island's green nature. Water sports like panels, sea parachutes are also possible (optional). There are several fruits offered when you return to the boat.
Hon Tre: If you want to visit the island, you must pay a fee. The tour and fee-based activities are comparable to those offered by Hon Tam. As a result, Hon Tam and Hon Tre are frequently used as substitutes.
Hon Mieu: This Island is very small. Travelers mainly visit the aquarium (self-paid).
Mot Island: Most visitors do not venture ashore. Carnival festivities onboard include a live band show, dance performances, a great lunch, participatory games, and so on. On the sea, there are also some floating bars.
Open time: The four islands' travel schedule generally begins about 8:00 a.m. and finishes around 4:00 p.m.
3/ Vinpearl Amusement Park
The VinPearl Island Amusement Park is located in Hon Tre's vocational village; the resort's full English name is "The Vinpearl Resort & Spa." It has a total area of more than 30.000 square meters and is known as a combination of entertainment, lodging, dining, and major amusement facilities. It has the largest swimming pool in Southeast Asia, a 700-meter-long private beach, the world's longest sea-crossing cable car, and a large amusement park with roller coasters, a merry-go-round, an indoor video games center, 4D cinema, a large aquarium, and five-star degrees Holiday hotels with top SPA club.
As for the word “Vinpearl”, actually, it is combined with the words “Vin” (means Vietnam) and “Pearl”, which means “a Pearl in Vietnam Sea”.
All entertainment events are free for all visitors who live in the Vinpearl resort. Furthermore, simple electro cars can transport you to any location on the island. The six-star buffet is available from morning to night. On this small island, you can spend several days playing. This is certainly not a hotel resort; it is an entertainment park where you may have a wild time!
Transportation: Take a boat or a cable car to the location; the departure point is Phu Quy Port, located south of Cau Da Wharf.
Tickets: 880000 Dong for adults and 780000 Dong for children, including traffic fee between the port and Hon Tre (cable car or boat)
Dining card: 170000 Dong. You can enjoy a meal in any restaurant on pearl island with this card. But only more than five people together are allowed to have meals;
Charter: 180000 Dong. You can enjoy the one-way traffic to pearl island or return to the hotel with the card. Visitors who go to the pearl island amusement park or live in the hotel are recommended to buy this card;
Pearl island resort access card (including buffet lunch and resort swimming pool):
Adult: 1.100.000 Dong; From 1-1.4 m children: 800.000 Dong
4/ Nha Trang Cathedral
Nha Trang Cathedral is a gothic church that was erected between 1928 and 1933. It is, of course, less magnificent than the church in "Notre Dame de Paris." However, it also has a lot of French flavors. The church includes a clock tower and stunning skylight glass with the Bible tale painted on it. People were able to feel cool and fresh thanks to the inner stone wall.
In contrast to the pink church in Da Lat and the red church in Ho Chi Minh City, the church in Nha Trang is the color of pure stones. The church is devoid of colorful decorations, but it appears vast and imposing.
Outside the Cathedral, the street is noisy, yet inside the Cathedral, it is quiet. They're as though they're from two separate worlds. Every morning and evening, the church holds Mass services. Outside the church, people can frequently hear the phlegmatic or beautiful choir singing.
From the Cathedral, you can see the entire city of Nha Trang.
5/ Po Nagar Cham Towers
There are also translations from the Po Nagar Cham Towers into the Po Nagar Temple for Po Nagar. A goddess who blesses the Champa Reign's South is Po Nagar. The fishers who made a living on the water protected her.
It is a representative Hinduism building, erected in the 7th – 12th Centuries. Its looks a bit like the Angkor Wat edifice, although it is much smaller. This temple. At the moment just five buildings remain in the temple.
But Hindus worshiped the Hindu god Siva here in the second century BC. Now here there is a lot of Vietnamese Chinese devotion, not just Vietnamese. Do not forget to take your shoes off when you enter the door.
The azure water of Nha Trang can be seen from the Po Nagar Cham Towers on the hill.
6/ Warnings and Dangers
Nha Trang, in the south, with a view of Nha Trang Bay. Despite the beautiful scenery, beaches, and culture, thievery, deceit, and even abduction are common. "I've heard awful reports about robberies, missing items from hotel rooms, and prostitutes," one traveler says. "When you're in this area, be more cautious." Having said that, virtually every spectacular place on the planet has undesirable characteristics, and the majority of the risk here is scams. Continue to be astute and secure.
7/ Toxic Taxis
Nha Trang looks to be having a serious issue with the car driver. Drivers appear to be out of control, as in most major cities. Many experienced travelers will tell you not to take a cab from the station because the average fare is five times more." " It's only a couple of blocks down the street to catch a taxi."
“Don't haggle a price, simply point to the meter and tell them to turn it on,” one family advises, while another claims to be outraged by the cab drivers' reckless driving. That is not just one business, but every single one, with accusations ranging from excessive honking to purposely driving towards people and refusing to deliver the promised change after a fare.
8/ Swimming in Nha Trang
Most of the time, swimming along the coast of this charming city is entirely safe, with neighboring mountains to contrast the flatness of the water. However, numerous beachgoers, swimmers, and scuba divers say that a deadly undertow exists from mid-December to mid-January, which is not mentioned nearly enough by locals. Another risk factor is a shortage of vigilant lifeguards. This lethal combination has taken lives.
9/ Scams and Scammers
Numerous frauds are going on in Nha Trang Vietnam right now, perpetrated by both adults and youngsters. There are so many reports that it is hard to include them all. Don't give anyone your money, don't leave valuables anywhere (even in your locked hotel room), and don't trust anyone posing as a self-appointed "tour guide."