Trung tâm thành phố Nha Trang


Nha Trang - A bustling coastal town

Nha Trang is a beautiful coastal city embraced by  stretchy white sands and wavy ripples that glint under the sun. Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa has for long been coined the Realm of Sagebrush Forests and Bird’s Nest Ocean – two invaluable natural gems  the province is particularly abundant in sagebrush that boasts the finest quality in Vietnam, and also is the favorite shelter of salanganes. Nha Trang is embraced by Champa culture, demonstrated through its old grave stupas.

The scenery

Nha Trang Bay: A trip to Nha Trang would be incomplete without the famous bay. visitors can relax in the crystalline blue water here and walk barefoot on fine white sands. Some islets like Mun Islet, Silkworm Islet, Diep Son Islet and the Monkey Island boast breathtaking scenery that hold many admiring gazes.

Mun Islet: Mun Islet is the home of a thousand coral species of the world and also the first maritime reserve of Vietnam. Its name was derived from numerous dark rocky caves. Each year, salanganes migrate here to build nests in droves within these caves. Under the transparent water, swarms of fish cram around corals that shine with their kaleidoscopic watery gleam.

Monkey Island: Monkey Island is the habitat of over 1,200 apes of different families, including red faced doucs and grey apes. They are free in the wild and quite benign to the humans.

Ponagar Stupa: Visitors to Nha Trang should pay a visit to Ponagar Stupa to take a glimpse of Champa culture. It’s the largest extant Champa architectural compound in Vietnam, preserving the unique cultural essence of the country  through every single brick wall, old tiled roof, elaborate ornament graphics and myths of Goddess Ponagar.

Long Son Pagoda: Long Son Pagoda is the sacred pilgrimage destination for Buddhists over the centuries. The pagoda is an old grave and draped in divinity as the host of the Golden Sakyamuni – the largest outdoor Buddha statue of Vietnam. The statue stands at 24m against the blue sky, in the midst of swirling incense and jolt stick smoke.


Nha Trang is particularly known for its bird's nest – a nutritious specialty collected from salanganes. It  can be used in  a variety of food, including steamed bird’s nest, bird’s nest soup… that work wonders on human health.

Food in Nha Trang also includes a great deal of fresh seafood, ranging from well-steamed red prawns and crabs to stir fried squids served with dense stock.

Nha Trang also earns its reputation for  grilled rolls of Ninh Hoa, jellyfish rice vermicelli, Dien Khanh wet rice cakes, Vietnamese rice crackers with mango and  squid căn cakes, all striking  a deep impression at the very first bite. Grilled rolls of Ninh Hoa are among the best  delicacies. Grilled pork is sweet and mouthwatering, rolled in  crunchy seafood rolls and corianders, which taste flavorful and soothing.


Visitors to Nha Trang City can take part in some water activities, including floating wine parties, kayaking, coracle rides and water motor rides.

Nha Trang is accompanied by a lot of unique recreational areas that lure crowds of tourists, including Vinpearl Land complex, Sea Life and Phu Dong Park. Let’s spend a whole day at Vinpearl Land and explore the aquarium, the water music stage, and head to Sealife to bounce back and forth at the largest bounce house of Vietnam, or try an underwater motor ride, kitesurfing and bounce surfs…

A trip to Nha Trang in May brings you to Nha Trang Sea Festival that involves numerous amazing events such as fireworks displays and Qilian – Lion – Dragon processions. Between the Lunar 20th and 23th of March, Ponagar Stupa festival takes place at Ponagar Stupa complex to give spectators an insight of the vernacular Champa culture.


Passengers take a flight to Nha Trang and arrive at Cam Ranh International Airport, approximately 35km away from the city center, corresponding to 1 hour of  commute. Passengers may take a shuttle bus at the terminal gate for VND65,000/ride. Buy the ticket at the counter at the terminal gate and get in the bus from the left door. Some hotels offer direct airport shuttle buses, so you should contact them in advance or hail a taxi on the street, which charges on average of VND250,000 to VND350,000/ride.

Useful tips

  • Travel time January and August

  • Wi-fi 3G/4G

  • Visa Visa exemption for temporary residence of maximum 15 days from the date of entry

  • Contact information

  • Language Vietnamese and English

Flight information

Vietnam Airlines operates a variety of flights to Nha Trang at different frequencies and competitive fares to meet both business and leisurely travel demands. Flights arrive at Cam Ranh International Airport at a frequency from 3 to 5 flights/day from Hanoi, from 3 flights/day from Ho Chi Minh City, 4 flights/week from Danang, from 1 flight/day from Haiphong and 5 flights/week from Vinh. Interested passengers should directly search for best fares here.

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