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One thing's for sure, Nha Trang is one of the most scenic towns in Vietnam. Surrounded by mountains and paddy fields, and with a sandy stretch that runs many kilometres across it's beautiful bay, a weekend in Nha Trang can be anything you want it to be.

 

Most are attracted here for the same reasons -- a beach perfect for a few days relaxation, where the sand stretches along the bay for 6km and for most of the year the sea is a brilliant turquoise colour. Ideal for backpackers, the city also has arguably the best nightlife in Vietnam outside of Saigon, with numerous bars catering to the budget and tourist market, and parties raging until late every night in the Sailing Club -- the only post- midnight destination for the late crowd. It doesn't look likePattaya just yet, but the rapid transformation of seafront Tran Phu St shows the influx of 5 star resorts and high rise hotels is not going to slow -- Nha Trang even has its own private island resort, Vin Pearl Land.

 

Many also come for the diving -- Nha Trang will argue to be the best location for diving in Vietnam. Visibility can hit 30m, though usually more like 15-20m, and the marine life includes reef sharks and stingrays. More than eight dive shops work the thirty or so sites in the bay and beyond. Plenty resides above water in the ocean around Nha Trang, so diving is not essential as swimming and snorkelling are just as easily enjoyed -- simply hop on one of the many boat trips that cruise the bay and its islands daily.

 

For those lund lubbers whose idea of fun isn't a day on the rolling ocean, hit the countryside. Khanh Hoa's hinterland is stunning, with verdant rice paddies stretching to the foot of towering mountains. You can explore the area by hired motorcycle or car to Ba Ho waterfalls, the 'mineral' mud baths, the Cham Tower and Long Son pagoda. Further afield, Nha Trang is a perfect base to explore outlying places such as Whale Island, Jungle Beach and even thecentral highlands -- Buon Ma Thuot is just a bumpy 205km away.

 

After a day of exploring, swimming, snorkelling, diving and baking, it's time to throw yourself into Nha Trang's culinary scene. Being a seaside town, Nha Trang's focus is on seafood and when it comes to down and dirty seafood BBQ, Lac Canh (44 Nguyen Binh Khiem St) is the definition of a popular, cheap and cheerful Vietnamese restaurant. Around the beach area try one of the three Truc Linh Restaurants (11 & 21 Biet Thu St and 80 Huong Vuong St) displaying their aquatic wares. For the after-party, try a happy hour and a game of pool at either Red Sun Bar (72 Nguyen Thien Thuat St) or Red Apple Club (54 Nguyen Thien Thuat St). Past midnight, it's either home to bed or off to the Sailing Club (72- 74 Tran Phu) for more drinks and dancing

 

Top 6 Things to do in Nha Trang


Nha Trang sightseeing, tours and tourist attractions.


Things to do in Nha Trang- Nha Trang Tours


1. Nha Trang Tours- Nha Trang Culture Tour


Travelers like to travel to Nha Trang, not because of its beach, but also by its historical relics from Cham civilization represented as Po Nagar tower, a sacred Hindu site dating back to the 7th century, Stone Church built in French colony time, to Long Son Pagoda - Buddhist pagoda built in commemoration of the monks and nuns who died whilst fighting the Diem Government.

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2. Nha Trang Tours- Boat Trip on Nha Trang Bay Tour


Nha Trang bay is vote one of 29th most beautiful bay on the world, nice climate weather all of most time around the year, transparency water and specially and sea life eco system that all is an ideal for just one day swimming, snorkelling and see coral reef by the glass bottom boat.

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3. Nha Trang Tours- Nha Trang Islands BBQ by speed boat

The Beach is yours! White sand beneath your feet and a BBQ lunch prepared just for you and your loved one. Having private paradise for swimming, relax, walking.. this secluded island to yourself and spend a romantic day just for you. Very well escorted by our professional and friendly staff. Relaxing & Enjoying your all day & own beach.

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4. Nha Trang Tours- Fishing Tour at Mun Island


Cruise to Mun & Tam islands, where you stop for fishing & snorkeling at Mun Island. Back to Con se Tre restaurant for having seafood lunch on Bamboo island. Enjoy the fish you catch. Relax & swim on your own time.

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5. Nha Trang Tours- Monkey Island Tour


Monkey islands with wild animals, Orchid spring, Hang Tien beach, coral reef are the places we will go sightseeing. Do not hesitate to make friends with hundreds of lovely monkeys on Hon Lao island, and do not miss the funny animal show, play with elephants and ostriches (on own cost). You really have precious time of relaxation.

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6. Nha Trang Tours- Yangbay Waterfall 1 day tour


Yang Bay waterfall is home to grandiose falls and dense forests attracting many tourists in recent years. On the height of 100m above sea level, YangBay fall lies in mountain ranges and dense primitive forests that it exists a cool climate around the year. On visiting the place, not only can you feel the mightiness, freshness and comfort here, but also enjoy the stone and traditional instruments show. This is really a worth-seeing site for tourists.

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