NHA TRANG CITY
Nha Trang is a resort town in Vietnam located in the province of Khanh Hoa with a population of around 500,000. Nha Trang has a 4-km long beach and City stays 1,280 km from the capital of Hanoi, 200 km from Phan Thiet and 448 km from Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon. Nha Trang is bounded on the north by Ninh Hoa district, on the south by Cam Ranh town and on the west by Dien Khanh District. Nha Trang Bay is considered to be one of the most beautiful gulfs in the world, with its 19 different islands, which makes Nha Trang an ideal beach holiday destination by attracting a large number of foreign tourists and also very popular among Vietnamese tourists. Beautiful beaches, lush tropical nature, clear seawater, warm sea temperatures all year round making Nha Trang one of the most popular tourist destinations in all over Vietnam. Average temperatures in Nha Trang vary a little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Nha Trang, the hottest months are June, July, and then August. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 91.2°F (32.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.6°F (26.4°C) at night. Nha Trang’s economy is largely based on tourism, but also has a significant fishing industry and shipbuilding. Cam Ranh International Airport (CRX) is located 30 kilometers from Nha Trang city, serving both domestic and international flights. If you need a transportation the liveinmuine.com has a right vehicle for your journey. Whether you are requesting a ride to the Cam Ranh airport, going to Mui Ne or Dalat the Liveinmuine.com is always ready to take you where you want to go. Liveinmuine.com operates a private and personal, door to door transfer and tour services, since 2008. More info and pricing: Nha Trang taxi transfers.
Nha Trang is subdivided into 27 wards and communes, of which 20 are urban wards: Vinh Hai, Vinh Phuoc, Vinh Tho, Xuong Huan, Van Thang, Van Thanh, Phuong Sai, Phuong Son, Ngoc Hiep, Phuoc Hoa, Phuoc Tan, Phuoc Tien, Phuoc Hai, Loc Tho, Tan Lap, Vinh Nguyen, Vinh Truong, Phuoc Long, Vinh Hoa and 8 suburban communes: Vinh Phuong, Vinh Trung, Vinh Thanh, Vinh Thai, Vinh Hiep, Vinh Ngoc, Vinh Luong and Phuoc Dong, Hon Ro, Bac Viet, Thanh Gia, Dung De, Nam Hon Kho.
TOP SIGHTSEEING SPOTS
VINPEARL LAND NHA TRANG AMUSEMENT PARK: Vinpearl Land Nha Trang – the world-class recreational paradise – is located by one of the 29 most beautiful sea gulfs in the world. Whether you want to enjoy a honeymoon holiday, to join the family in exciting games, to relax on the beach, or even to try the current one-of-a-kind amusement rides, Vinpearl Land Nha Trang definitely meets your expectations.
PO NAGAR The towers were built in honor of Champa Queen Yang Ino Po Nagar, originating from the year 817. The towers are located on a hill 2 km from Nha Trang City. The original building had eight towers, but today there are only four of them, of which the most spectacular one is 28m high (Thap Chinh)
DIVING AND SNORKELING. The Nha Trang Bay covers 12,000 hectares and lies in the Hon Mun marine protected area. Nha Trang Bay is beautiful, peaceful with low water, colorful tropical fish, and corals making it perfect spot for diving. The average visibility is 10 meters, on the best days 15-20 meters. The best time is from April to October, where the best visibility is from July to August. The worst time to dive is from mid-December to March. Diving Centers: FUN DIVERS / NHA TRANG DIVE CENTRE / NHA TRANG SCUBA DIVING CENTER
LONG SON (Chua Long Son) is a multi-level Buddhist temple built in 1886. Located in the city of Nha Trang, at the top of the hill, with its 14-meter white Gautama Buddha, with stunning views of the surroundings. In 1968, during the Vietnam War, the Long Soni Temple was destroyed but was restored after the war.
BA HO waterfall and jungle. This destination is comprised of three natural waterfalls and they end with a clear lake surrounded by a dense rainforest. Situated about 20 kilometers north of Nha Trang and definitely worth a visit to spend there the whole day. Make sure you are wearing proper shoes before making your way there.
OCEANOGRAPHIC MUSEUM. The National Oceanographic Museum is located 5 kilometers from the center of Nha Trang in a French colonial building. Museum explores marine life through artifacts & displays. Address: Institute of Oceanography, Tran Phu, Vinh Hoa, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam. OPEN DAILY from 6 AM – 6 PM.
And this is not the end, Nha Trang city and areas offering many others interesting spots for visit: Alexandre Yersin Museum, Pasteur Institute of Nha Trang, Chanh Tọa Church (or Mountain Church), Magical Mystery Tour Nha Trang, Boat tour on Cai River, Palace of Emperor Bao Dai, Thap Ba Hot Spring (Lady Tower hot spring), Nha Phu Lagoon, Hoa Lan Stream (Orchid Flower stream), Monkey Island, San Beach, Nha Trang Booze Cruise (all-you-can-drink party boat), Hon Tam Island (Silkworm Island), Hon Mun Island (Ebony island), Hon Con Se Tre Island (Bamboo Sparrow island), Hon Ong Island, Dao Yen Island (Swiftlet island), Hon Tre Island (Bamboo Island), Suoi DO Stream, Suoi Tien Stream (Fairy stream), Hon Ba Mountain, Cai River Minigolf & Restaurant & Marina, Yangbay Waterfall, Chua Long Son (Long Son Pagoda, literally “The Dragon Mountain Pagoda” — or White Buddha Pagoda).