Nha Trang is the coastal capital of Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam. Its legendary pristine beauty is known throughout Southeast Asia. A place of soft white sand, surrounded by warm, turquoise waters filled with an abundance of sea life and dotted with islands. The 7 km long, palm-lined sandy beach makes Nha Trang one of Vietnam's most popular destinations for Vietnamese and International visitors alike. A backdrop of mountains to the west and north not only provide picturesque scenery, but serve to protect Nha Trang from the rest of the country's weather patterns.
Nha Trang was famous as beach break destination for US and Allied troops during Vietnam's war. Some of them came back here to witness the fast changes after 3 decades. Since 2008, many travelers from Russia arrived to Nha Trang for their beach holiday.
Nha Trang enjoys the well deserved reputation of having the best climate in Vietnam, with an estimated 250 days of sunshine a year and temperatures between 24 - 38 c. The rainy season starts at the end of October until January lasts towards the end of the year. As for the rest of the year clear blue skies and a mirror like sea are almost guaranteed.
WHEN TO GO?
As Nha Trang has a warm temperature year-round, Vietnamese travelers come all the time there, specially in Summer for family holiday. Nha Trang is also preferred destination for tourists from Scandinavia, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, the USA, the UK. They get there to enjoy beach break in from September to April yearly.
HOW TO GET THERE?
Nha Trang is situated 1,350 kilometres from Hanoi and 450 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam Airlines operate daily flights from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Danang. Upon arriving at Cam Ranh Airport/ Nha Trang, it takes only 40-minutes by car or taxi to Nha Trang city center.
There are 4 direct flights a week from Moscow to Nha Trang. That why, Russian travelers enjoy long holiday at resorts there.
Nha Trang is also ideal for cruisers ships whith thousands of tourists aboard. They visit Nha Trang for full day city tour and shopping before returning to their cruises.
WHERE TO STAY?
Up to date, Nha Trang offers a wide choice of accommodation from budget hotels in centre city to luxury resorts on Hon Tre, Mun islands. We have strong power in contracting with these hotels & resorts. Please contact our Travel Specialists at anytime to book the room for your stay.
WHAT TO DO?
The numerous islands surrounding Nha Trang with their transparent waters make for exciting island trips, excellent fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving. Only a stones throw away from the city is some of the most astounding countryside, the mountains so steep seem to dwarf the city, and the plush green paddy fields almost seem electrified by the sun. Nha Trang is also a terrific place to hire a motorbike for exploring at your own pace, driving being much less perilous than the traffic-choked streets of Ho Chi Minh City. Begin at the resort and follow Tran Phu Boulevard southwards to the Bao Dai Villa, the seaside refuge of Vietnam's last Emperor to enjoy the commanding views of the city. Alternatively rent a mountain bike and explore the countryside biking trails, villages towns and farms, these tours are probably the best way to experience the 'true' Vietnamese way of life.
WHERE TO SHOP?
Art lovers will relish a stop at the Nha Trang's renowned Long Thanh Photo Studio, a respected and popular destination for those who appreciate life as seen through a lens. Love to shop? Swing by the Bambou Company, where you'll discover an impressive range of high-quality cotton T-shirts.
Nha Trang and its region possess a proud tradition of beautiful craftsmanship. To peruse our local handicrafts or for souvenirs or gifts, don't miss the Dam Market. The XQ Art and Crafts Center is an ideal spot for discovering that perfect piece of art that you can take home as memento. The work you'll find here also reflect the true artistic brilliance and rich cultural heritage of the region. Here are some shops for your info:
WHAT TO EAT?
Have lunch or dinner is a must-do for everyone. Hotels and resorts offer you a wide range of dishes both Western or Vietnamese cuisine.There are lot of restaurants along Tran Phu Street. It's up to you to decide where to eat.
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