When it comes to prominent tourist cities in Vietnam, it is impossible not to mention Nha Trang - the cultural - economic center of Khanh Hoa province, in the South Central Coast region in Vietnam. The most popular form of transportation to get to Nha Trang is by plane, train and bus ride. Cam Ranh Airport is located on Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, Cam Ranh peninsula, about 40km from the center of Nha Trang.
Nha Trang train station is located at 17, Thai Nguyen, in the heart of Nha Trang city.
Bus station north of Nha Trang is located at No. 1, Street 2-4, Nha Trang city - Khanh Hoa province.
And the southern bus station is located at Km no. 6, 23/10 Street, Nha Trang City - Khanh Hoa Province.
I - Food discovery activities
One of the best things to do in Nha Trang city is looking for some good eating places and enjoy the best dishes before getting ready for traveling and exploring activities.
Grilled spring roll is a typical food in Nha Trang (Source: Baomoi)
1 - Enjoying Ninh Hoa grilled spring rolls
Ninh Hoa branded spring rolls have a different way of processing in their own spring rolls and sauce recipes that visitors must try when coming to Nha Trang. Fragrant grilled spring rolls, crispy ramen rolls, fresh raw vegetables and dotted sauce will give visitors an unforgettable feeling.
- Address: Dang Van Quyen grilled spring rolls: 16A Lan Ong (Facility 1) / No. 02 - 04 Phan Boi Chau street (Facility 2).
- Price: From 40,000 - 100,000 VND (1.7 - 4.3 USD) / serving
2 - Lac Canh grilled beef
Lac Canh grilled beef with a history of more than 40 years, has a unique taste that is unforgettable thanks to the recipe of marinating beef with honey, other spices and grilled on a charcoal grill. When you eat some raw vegetables and cucumbers, you will feel the softness, aroma and rich flavor of each piece of meat.
- Address: 44 Nguyen Binh Khiem, Huong Xuan Ward, Nha Trang City.
- Price: 40,000 - 300,000 VND (1.7 - 12.9 USD) / dish
3 - Nha Trang white sardine salad
The salad is made of white sardines - a 2-finger small sea fish, without scales and fishy smells, combined with roasted soybeans (for bait), onions, ginger and herbs. When eating, it will combine with sauce made from fish bone, minced meat, sauce, garlic and chili soup ... to create a spicy, sweet, and unforgettable taste.
- Quan Linh Restaurant: 24 Hung Vuong, Nha Trang City.
- Thap Ba white sardine salad shop: 133 Thap Ba, Nha Trang City.
Price: 100,000 - 300,000 VND (4.3 - 12.9 USD) / dish
4 - Nha Trang Jellyfish Noodle
Jellyfish caught right at Nha Trang beach keeps the freshness and crunch. The broth of the dish is entirely made from fish and marine spices, not using broth from pork bones as elsewhere. Therefore, eating jellyfish noodle in Nha Trang always gives visitors the taste of the seaside and the freshest feeling.
- Nam Beo Restaurant - Dam market: B2 apartment in Phan Boi Chau street, Nha Trang
- Nguyen Loan Restaurant: No. 123 Ngo Gia Tu, Nha Trang
- Cay Bang leaf noodle shop: No. 06 Han Thuyen, Nha Trang
Price: from 30,000 - 40,000 VND / bowl (1.2 - 1.7 USD)
Dien Khanh wet cakes are must-try dishes in Nha Trang (Source: Halo Travel)
5 - Dien Khanh wet cakes
The soft, wet pieces of cake served with dried onions, silk rolls and Nha Trang's typical dipping sauce give visitors the light, light flavors after a variety of seafood meals.
- Tam Thao wet cake shop: Lung bridge junction, Dien Khanh district
- Wet cake 16A Hong Linh, TP. Nha Trang
Price: 20,000 - 35,000 VND (1 - 1.5 USD) / rate
II - Cultural discovery activities in Nha Trang
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1 - Explore Cham culture at Po Nagar Tower
Po Nagar Tower is a famous historical heritage, the remains of the ancient Champa culture. Visiting Po Nagar tower, visitors will hear stories and stories about the goddess Po Nagar, discover the secrets of the Champa civilization behind the towers and enjoy traditional Cham dances.
- Address: street April 2, Vinh Phuoc, Nha Trang City
- Entrance fee: 22,000 VND (1 USD) / person
- Visiting hours: 8am - 18pm
2 – Visit the view of Long Son pagoda
Long Son Pagoda is one of the largest pagodas in Nha Trang. In addition to the view and the bridge of peace, visitors will be able to admire a unique pagoda architecture with the statue of Golden Body Buddha - a majestic 24m high outdoor Buddha statue. In addition, you will have the opportunity to conquer 193 three levels of the pagoda, especially in the 44 level, a Buddha statue 7m long.
Address: No 22, street 23 Oct
Ticket price: free entry
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3 - Enjoy the Gothic architecture of Nha Trang church
Nha Trang Stone Church is a Catholic church. Here, visitors have the opportunity to admire the unique European beautiful Gothic architecture of the church and pray for peace. Ceremony at the church at 4h45, 17h Monday to Saturday and 5am, 7am, 9:30, 15h, 16h30, 18h30 on Sunday [Read more...]
- Address: The top of Hoang Lan hill, at the beginning of Nguyen Trai street, intersecting with Thai Nguyen street
- Ticket price: free entry
4 - Visit XQ Su Quan
Coming to XQ Su Quan, visitors learn about the roots of traditional hand-embroidery and directly admire the talented craftsmen who make unique embroidery works. The tour will start from the poetry garden (with a table for guests to write poems and to enjoy tea), the altar room (to worship Empress Nam Phuong, Empress Dowager Doan Huy and His Excellency Le Cong Hanh, who have merit in developing embroidery.) and finally the composition area (where the artists work).
- Address: 64 Tran Phu, Loc Tho, Nha Trang City
- Ticket price: 100,000 VND (4.3 USD) / person
III - Fun things to do in Nha Trang
1 - Visit Ba Ho waterfall
Ba Ho waterfall is located in Ba Ho Suoi resort, considered as "Break-relations Valley" by the poetic natural scenery and emerald green water. To get here, visitors will experience 1 km of forest road and climb over cliffs. After visiting 3 lakes, you can participate in water activities such as kayaking, canoeing, water ball, water bike and swimming, ...
- Address: Village Phu Huu - Ninh Ich commune - Ninh Hoa district, Khanh Hoa.
- Ticket price: 100,000 VND (4.3 USD) / person (including sightseeing waterfall, water sports area ticket and using the swimming pool)
Wife Islet (Source: Kenh14)
2 - Watch the sunset from Hon Chong (Husband Islet) and Hon Vo (Wife Islet)
Located more than 5km from Nha Trang city, Husband Islet is a complex of rocky beaches formed at the foot of Lasan pass, about 100m away is Hon Vo. Visitors to Husband Islet and Wife Islet will discover the ruins of these two large rocks, learn deeply about Vietnamese culture. In addition, watching the sunset on Husband Islet, Wife Islet will be the ideal choice because the sunset on the sea viewed from Chong is extremely satisfying.
- Ticket price: 22,000 VND / adult (1 USD); 11,000 VND / child (0.5 USD)
3 - Joining a cooking class
One of the most interesting Nha Trang things to do is taking cooking classes. Tourists have the opportunity to learn deeply about Vietnamese culinary culture in general and culinary Nha Trang in particular. Cooking classes in Nha Trang will bring visitors interesting experiences when they can cook and decorate special dishes such as Vietnamese spring rolls, Vietnamese Pho,...
- Asia-Europe Career Guidance: 49-51, A4 Street, VCN Phuoc Hai Urban Area, Nha Trang
- Yasaka Saigon Nha Trang: 05 Yersin, Nha Trang.
4 - Visit the Alexandre Yersin museum
Alexandre Yersin Museum is a place to keep memorabilia of Alexandre Yersin - a medical doctor, bacteriologist, and Swiss French explorer, helping visitors to better understand his life and his great contributions to bacteriology, medicine and science.
- Address: 10 Tran Phu, Xuong Huan, Nha Trang City
- Ticket price: Foreign visitors: 40,000 VND / person / time (~ 1.7 USD)
5 - The Museum of Oceanography in Nha Trang
The Museum of Oceanography is located on the campus of Nha Trang Institute of Oceanography, storing and displaying marine life samples. You will see firsthand the giant whale skeleton 26 m long, 3 m high, specimens of rare sea cows and many other marine species.
- Address: No. 1, Cau Da, Nha Trang City
- Ticket price: Adults: 40,000 VND / person / time (~ 1.7 USD)
6 - Go to fishing villages
Coming to this beach city, in Nha Trang things to do list, you should not miss visiting local fishing villages. The famous fishing villages in Nha Trang include Van Gia fishing village (Van Ninh district, Khanh Hoa province), Dam Mon fishing village (Dam Mon Peninsula, Nha Trang), Bich Dam fishing village (Bich Dam Island, Nha Trang). Trang), Ninh Thuy fishing village (Ninh Hoa town, Khanh Hoa province).
Here, visitors are immersed in a peaceful, rustic living space, escaping from the hustle and bustle life. In addition, tourists also have the opportunity to enjoy the freshest seafood when they are just caught, with the villagers fishing, rowing, …
Monkey Island (Source: Nhatrangbooking)
7 - Visit Monkey Island
Monkey Island 15km north of Nha Trang, visitors will move here by speedboat. Coming to Monkey Island, visitors will have fun experiences such as playing with monkeys, feeding monkeys, watching monkey circus, racing F16, shooting paint guns, setting campfire, ...
Address: Nha Phu Bay
Ticket price (canoe package, sightseeing and watching animal circus)
- Adult: 180,000 VND (~7.7 USD)
- Child: 90,000 VND (~3.8 USD)
8 - Dien Khanh ancient citadel
Dien Khanh ancient citadel is a historical relic from the 1790s in Khanh Hoa province, with unique and long-standing architecture, evoking the feeling of an ancient culture.
- Address: Dien Khanh town, Khanh Hoa
- Ticket price: free entry
IV- Other unique things to do in Nha Trang
1 - Soak in Thap Ba hot spring and experience a mud bath
Thap Ba hot spring bath and mud bath are two certain activities to experience when coming to Nha Trang. The hot spring water and mineral mud give visitors a feeling of relaxation and comfort after a long day of tiring sightseeing. [Read more...]
- Address: 15 Ngoc Son, Ngoc Hiep, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa
- Ticket price: details Here
2 - Swimming
Going to the coastal city without swimming is a pity. Nha Trang beach with clear water, gentle ripples and stretching sand provides a great summer atmosphere for visitors. The famous beaches in Nha Trang must be mentioned are Nha Trang Beach, Doc Let Beach, Bai Duong Beach, Bai Dai Beach...
3 - Kayaking
Kayaking is a sport that requires bravery as well as flexibility in the sea, attracting many visitors because it offers adventure experiences and adventure.
You can rent a kayak at swimming equipment rental sites along the coasts.
Rental price: 100,000 - 200,000 VND (4.3 - 8.6 USD)
Nha Trang is a suitable choice for scuba diving (Source: Sanhotunhien)
4 - Scuba diving
Visitors have the opportunity to directly observe the colorful coral reefs or the lively underwater world by taking part in one of the best fun things to do in Nha Trang - scuba diving. There are scuba diving centers that exploit scuba diving tours including full travel expenses, safety guards and guides. Visitors can refer to Vietnam Active - Adventure Company and Dive Center (120 Hung Vuong), Sailing Club Diver (74 Tran Phu), Happy Diving Center (88 Nguyen Thien Thuat). [Read more...]
- Address: Hon Mun core area, Nha Trang
- Ticket price: From 600,000 - 1,350,000 VND (25.8 - 58 USD) / person
5 - Flyboard
Flyboard is a water sports game that those who love adventure definitely cannot ignore. When participating in this game, you will be " blown" into the air 6 - 10m from the sea surface, creating beautiful acrobatics. The price of a game is from 650,000 to 1,500,000 VND/person (28-64.6 USD) for 5 - 20 minutes. Currently, there are many travel companies in Nha Trang exploiting FlyBoard tour service including full travel expenses, playing equipment as well as protective equipment. Visitors can refer to flyboard tours at: http://nhatrangholiday.net/, https://rivertours.com.vn/, ...
6 - Paintball gun
Fully armed players engage in a mock battle with guns with bullets being painted marbles. If you want to play, you can register at Waterland Suoi Thach Lam Tourist Area. In addition, Waterland Suoi Thach Lam also has other interesting experience activities such as grass slide, mini golf, canoeing, waterfall ...
Address: Waterland Suoi Thach Lam Tourist Area - Suoi Cat Commune, Cam Lam District, Khanh Hoa Province
Price: 40,000 VND (1.7 USD) / 60 minutes / person
7 - Travel with a hot air balloon
Sitting on a hot air balloon, visitors can watch the clear blue sky, sweeping the beautiful coastal city.
- Address: beach park 4 (Tran Phu, Nha Trang city)
- Ticket price: from 70,000 - 120,000 VND / person / one way (3 - 5.1 USD)
8 - Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere at bars and clubs
One of the best ways to enrich your travel experience is by immersing in nightlife activities. Visiting bars, pubs and clubs are the best fun and exciting things to do in Nha Trang at night.
Sailing club: A famous bar on the beach
- Address: 72-74 Tran Phu, Loc Tho, Nha Trang City
- Price: from 250,000 VND / course (11 USD)
Skylight: Bar with city view
- Address: 38 Tran Phu, Loc Tho, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa
- Price: from 200,000 VND / course (8.6 USD)
Havana Club: Unique underground bar
- Address: 38 Tran Phu, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa
- Price: from 80,000 VND / course (3.4 USD)
9 - Blind Society Massage
After the long day of travel, massage brings a sense of relaxation. The Blind Society Massage guarantees guests a pleasant and safe, healthy.
- Massage for the blind Ngoc Tien - 53 Huynh Thuc Khang, Phuoc Tien, Nha Trang
- King Blind Massage - 34/2a Nguyen Thien Thuat, Tan Lap, Nha Trang
Reference price: 80,000 - 120,000 VND / person (3.4 - 5 USD)
Hoping those activities and top things to do can bring some great ideas for the question of what to do in Nha Trang Vietnam.