Nha Trang Travel Tips

Monday, 11/05/2020



Catering to any budget level and preference, Nha Trang restaurants serve up fresh seafood and Vietnamese cuisine while lively bars and pubs along the pristine beach are favorite hangouts for tourists to watch the sun sets over the East Sea.


  1. Diving to see the coral. Diving are probably the most popular things to do at nha trang thanks to its affordability and abundant marine life. But you should best avoid the windiest months (November to December) the sea will strong waves.
  2. Nha Trang Institute of Oceanography. Considered as the biggest storage and marine research in Southeast Asia, Institute of Oceanography Nha Trang currently stores over 20,000 specimens of more than 4,000 marine species in the South China Sea. Here, visitors can see many species of marine animals raised in aquarium such as sharks, lionfish, seals, sea turtles, demon fishes, corals and sea anemones.
  3. Po Nagar Towers. The special structure was built between the 7th and the 12th century by Cham (the prosperous time of Cham). The particular structures and bricks helped towers exist over 1000 years. Many scientists today have yet deciphered its mystery.
  4. Hot spring and mud bathing are popular at nha trang. Locals believe that the mud has healing powers due to its composition of rocks and volcanic ash. You will sit in a stone tub playing with mud and your skins will soft soon.
  5. Vinpearl Land Nha Trang. A perfect place to spend your day. The journey begins with a ride across the ocean on a cable car. Visit the colorful underwater world featuring nearly 300 species of fish. it have a theme park,  lot animals. There are dolphin show is a must watch. They have a nice aquarium as well.


  1. Long Son pagoda. Long Son Pagoda, founded in the late 19th century, is home to a white 31 meters high Buddha statue. To get there you have to hike the 152 stone steps to the top of the hill where the pagoda sits. The place also has sweeping views of Nha Trang City.
  2. Nha Trang Cathedral or Stone Church. This is the church have a unique architecture that tourists looked from the outside its same the palaces and castles in ancient Roman times. Beside Gothic architecture with French style, the mountain church also owns a precious brass bell manufactured and supplied by a famous bell brand, French Carillon Bourdon.
  3. Cho Dam Market. The Cho Dam open-air market has the best shopping experience in Nha Trang. With vendors selling fresh produce, fish, and everything, you can bargaining and see what you can find.


  1. Rent a private car with English speaking driver will be more comfortable and relaxing. And make sure you would not miss the important destination in city.
  2. Taxis. Taxis start at average at 12,000 VND for the first kilometer and 17,000 VND per kilometer thereafter. Do not take unmetered taxis!
  3. Motorcycle Taxi – You can also take a motorcycle taxi just about anywhere you need to go, and it’s cheaper than a regular taxi. You’ll pay between 30,000-50,000 VND short rides.


Nha Trang only has two seasons: rainy and dry. The dry season is from January until June, while the monsoon season is from October until December. Dry season receives very little rainfall, while you’re likely to experience sudden downpours each day during the monsoon season.

Temperatures are nice year-round. its location on the coast, it doesn’t get much higher than (35°C).

Between February and June is the best time to visit, with temperatures averaging between (28-30°C). There’s consistent sunshine every day, but it’s certainly more crowded. If your goal is to relax and enjoy some beach time, even the hottest and driest months from February to the end of August are ideal.


Nha Trang is a busy city, but it’s a safe place to backpack and travel – even if you’re traveling solo or even as a solo female traveler. Violent crime against travelers is very rare, but petty crime and theft is not. In crowded places, you’ll want to keep your purse/wallet close and be mindful of the activity around you. Don’t keep your cell phone or money in your hand as you’re walking around.

Traffic can be hard to navigate in this City. Motorbikes are everywhere, and as a pedestrian, crossing the street can be scary. Wait for a break in the traffic before crossing the road and then slowly go to the other side.

Most people are very honest! However, be on alert for scams. Just keep an eye out.


Tran Phu Beach: Tran Phu Beach is hailed as the most prominent Nha Trang beach in Vietnam. It is a beautiful seaside promenade that’s home to many beachfront resorts, budget hotels, museums, eateries and bars are lined along the street. Visitors can also enjoy a wide array of activities such as surfing, snorkeling, bicycle tours, spa treatments, meditation and yoga at Tran Phu Beach.


You don’t need to do much to save money in Danang City as it’s super inexpensive to visit already. But, if you must, here are some ways you can cut down your costs in Nha Trang:

  1. Ask your hotel staff – Before you leave the hotel, ask them to estimate how much what you want to do should cost. How much a ride to tourist places should cost? How much should I pay to have a t-shirt like this made? How much for noodles soup… They will be able to give you bargaining guidelines.
  2. Eat street food – Street food in Nha Trang is inexpensive and delicious.
  3. Stay in city – Hotels near the beach will be more expensive than those a bit further away. Stay further away from the tourist hub to save you some money.


Nha Trang Port Travel Tips

Cruise ships dock at the Cau Da Port pier. very close to some shops and the Oceanographic Museum.

The city of Nha Trang city is 7 miles from the pier. Taxis and trishaws are generally available outside the port gate. A small taxi is about 100.000 Dong one way.

The main attractions of the coastal town of Nha Trang are the monumental Cham Towers and white sand beaches. The area is also known to have the best coastal climate in Vietnam.
The port was established in 1924 and became a popular recreational spot for American sailors during the Vietnam War. Nha Trang's earlier existence, however, goes back to the Cham Kingdom, a civilization that originated with the migration of Malay-Polynesians.

The Cham people are one of Vietnam's ethnic minorities with their own language. In their unique culture, the women select their husbands and give their property to their daughters. Over the years, the Cham have acclimated to the ways of the Vietnamese, while at the same time retaining many of their ancient customs.

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