Real Heaven you can’t miss
Your Nha Trang tour will not be complete without a trip to Hon Chong, one of the most magnificent Nha Trang attractions. Hon Chong is separated from the noise and hassle of the city, therefore, it is an ideal choice for those who love a peaceful atmosphere and quiet.
3 – 5 Pham Van Dong, Hon Chong, Nha Trang
(+84) 98 1708 194
Hon Chong still remains its pristine natural beauty.
Hon Chong in La San Hill, Phuoc Vinh ward is a floating rock on the sea. This place is less built up and a little secluded. In general, this beautiful place is not affected much by human hands.
Traveling to Hon Chong, you’re welcomed by a peaceful beach area with coconut lines swaying in the wind and a wide array of rocks stretching out to the sea. There are many rocks which run from the ledges to the sea with different sizes, strange shapes, layers by layers stacked.
Hon Chong promontory
You also can be fascinated with the Hon Chong promontory in the sand dunes, which looks like the work of a giant. He carelessly put several massive rocks together. This promontory impresses domestic and foreign visitors with a deep handprint with the five fingers close together. There are multiple interesting rumors about this weird trace.
Hong Chong’s other attraction is the beach. It possesses a long smooth sandy beach and turquoise blue water.
Nevertheless, it’s well worth the money and effort, you will be immersed yourself in beautiful natural scenery. Evenly you can comfortably sit on the rocky promontory to fish out.
The beach is free to enter, but you’re required to pay an entrance fee of VND 22,000 (about 1$ to climb the rocks.
The interesting destinations near Hon Chong
Right at Hon Chong, from the top of the rocks, you can see many beautiful islands in the distance such as Hon Tre, Hon Mot.
And there are so many other famous spots like the iconic Po Nagar Cham Towers. It just takes 5 minutes for you to go Hon Chong to there.
If you are active, you can choose to walk about 300 meters to the south of Hon Chong to see Hon Do (Red Island) where has a Buddhist temple on the top of the hill while Hon Rua (Tortoise Island) is in the North East.
Real Heaven you can’t miss
Nha Trang city is famous for a perfect place with numerous spreading and stunning beaches. Anywhere in Nha Trang, we can easily reach a famous spot to swim and enjoy an amazing beach.
So what makes Hon Chong different? The answer to many tourists is interesting legends around Hon Chong promontory. Most especially, there is a giant hand deeply embedded in the rock with the palm and five fingers on the large rock located on the top edge of Hon Chong.
Namely, there is an ancient giant going fish here. Suddenly, a huge fish took the bait. To catch that fish, he had to use one hand to hold a fishing rod meanwhile cling to the rocks tightly with the other hand. Therefore, we can see the trace right from the formation of these rocks.
Popular other legend
The other folktale tells that formerly, Hon Chong was where of dangerous cliffs. On a stormy day, the boat of a young couple hit the rock and was capsized. Because the waves were so big that they swept away the wife, the panicked husband jumped into the sea to save his wife. He held his wife with one hand and the other hand to cling the rock.
However, the power of human beings can stop nature, and the rock was unstable, the unfortunate couple was plunged into the sea. Because of that noble love, this place has the name of the husband – the wife, especially the fingerprints that have deeply carved into the rock that the husband has left.
These unique legends always leave a special impression to tourists in minds when participating in Nha Trang tour.
Recreational activities in Hon Chong
One of the most attractive activities in Hon Chong leaving a deep impression is piling up rocks or sitting still on the rocky promontory to fish out. If you are active, you can participate in various adventurous entertainment activities like scuba diving, surfing, diving, and many others.
Besides enjoying the natural scene which works as a therapy for most of the people, you can walk around and enjoy Hon Chong coffee when coming by this place.
Hon Chong Tourist Site
Another activity for who love Vietnamese culture is visiting Hon Chong Tourist Site. The site is known as the wonderful place that displaying a wide array of traditional musical instruments such as monochord, lithophone, T’rung, two-chord fiddle, klông pút, 16-chord zither, drum, etc.
Hon Chong Tourist Site also owns a musical ban that they not only perform with traditional musical instruments but also introduce about them for travelers. People often love the band’s performances and ask them to play more. This is so meaningful to the artists here.
Because there are many visitors from different regions of Vietnam and over the world, the artists need to learn to play all musical genres of each place. Their investments attract numerous tourists from youth to middle-aged ones, etc. Many foreign tourists feel pleasure when enjoying the music of their nation through Vietnamese traditional musical instruments. Many ones admit that they can travel to Nha Trang and Hon Chong to enjoy one more time.