Nha Trang activities

The 11 best things to do in Nha Trang- Part 2
23Mar

5 GOLDEN SPOTS FOR WEEKEND IN NHA TRANG

5 GOLDEN SPOTS FOR WEEKEND IN NHA TRANG

Besides unprivileged beaches and famous tourist location, you can you have chances to explore new destinations. They are gaining popularity and attract many people yearning for a quiet and peaceful places in the weekends

DISCOVERING HON BA

From NHa Trang...

Hon Ba seems to be unfamiliar with tourists, but with local people, it is a scenic town right on the side of a foggy mountain. It is called “ Da Lat in in the middle of the sea”

About two hour away from Nha Trang, at the height of 1600 m, it is a great choice for someone who want to avoid the sunlight of the tropical beach. The temperature here is usually around 18’C

Hon Ba is a very suitable choice for a trip with families and friends. It includes many destination ranged from souvenir stores, restaurants and resorts. Many Bungalows is built to meet new tourists’ demand.

...To Hon Ba....

Hon Ba has a wide range of endangered species and breathtaking sight of mountain and national park. Fresh air will relax your mind and body, recharge your batteries and bring you comfortable moments. The scene is particularly spectacular when the sun rise . Experiencing this period of time with your friend and family will be unforgettable.

One tourist attraction here is the wooden house of A Yersin, a great doctor of twentieth century. There is a beautiful small garden where he grew herbs to make medicines

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When travelling Hon Ba, you can pay a visit the tourism site “Suoi Nguon”. You can enjoy bathing in the natural pool and the beauty of wildlife here. After that, you can try the special dishes with unique recipes from the minorities

If you are a big fan of design, this place will satisfy you. The house of Yersin is a symbol of French building design with pool, horse, stone chair and table, bed. It will be a unforgettable holiday

Van Gia Village

Van Gia is a peaceful village of fishermen in Van Ninh, Son Dung island. It include the biggest rice paddies of Khanh Hoa,  Van Phong bay.

You can spend all day exploring the unprivileged village here. Food here tastes good and cheap. All ingredients is caught by the fisherman in the village, and made in a traditional way. This will make a great contribution to your trip.

Van Gia Village

The journey to Van Gia surrounded by beautiful scene of sandy hills, looking like a Eastern suburb. The village is still untouched so you can enjoy the beauty of  traditional village of Vietnam. The living habit, traditional lifestyle here will be a fresh new experience for tourists. You will look a boat carrying students going to a floating classroom. You will have a look at floating house with tiled roof and radios, television set, tables and chairs.The quietness and primitive scene here attract thousands of travellers per year.

Van Phong Bay

When travelling Nha Trang, Van Phong Bay is one of the locations you cannot miss. Located  between two districts Van Ninh and Ninh Hoa of Khanh Hoa province, the beauty of this bay can be compared  with its of Nha Trang. It is a combination of several large and small island and the deep, blue sea. Visitors can enjoy the fresh air from large forest and ocean. Many pristine beach is ideal for a small picnic trip at the weekend.There are a lot of recreational activities for tourists to take part in, namely playing water sports, scuba diving, beach volleyball, trekking, hiking.

You will never be bored when you come to this location. Playing on sandy beach surrounded by pure water can be a memorable experience here. If you are constrained in a crowded city, this place’s tranquility will not disappoint you. The wonderful natural landscape will help you relax and stay away from noise of city life.

Van Phong Bay is famous for fresh seafood. Some famous dishes that you should not miss are grilled fish noodles, jellyfish noodles, Ninh Hoa (Ninh Hòa) fried rolls. Food  represents for the tradition of the villagers here with a routine of fishing village.

 

The Christ the King Cathedral is on an elevation at the intersection of Thai Nguyen Street and Nguyen Trai Street. The church was built around 1930 and serves as the seat of the bishop of Nha Trang

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Christ the King Cathedral

The building has a square tower and a colonnade on both sides. Inside the interior are the stained-glass windows. The cathedral is on a square with all sorts of saint images. From the square you have a good view of the Buddha of Long Son. A wall along the access road contains memorial plains in memory of the deceased who were buried here after a nearby catholic cemetery was taken to make way for a new railroad building.

All have created beautiful and soothing scenery, calming inherent solemn atmosphere which usually was found in places of worship. In addition, sanctuary area is an open colorful space. Pictures of Saints in the stained glass here create dazzling beauty and elegance. Those who once come here will surely feel extremely admirable on talented hands of the artisans who built this masterpiece.

The Stone Church is the beautiful space for photography and filming activities. Couples also choose this place to take wedding photos. The church is open every day from 8am, and still maintains sermons in the morning and afternoon.

The church was built entirely in the style of Western Catholic Church. This architecture is similar to that of churches in Sa Pa, Đà Lạt and some other places in Vietnam. A steeple with three bells in the middle is the typical style of the Western Catholic Church.After clergy Louis Vallet death (24th October 1945), his tomb was set in the Bông’s foothills, next to the road to the church.

Nha trang still has uncovered beauty and is considered a wonderful destination at the weekend. Many places is well known for its long live history Other is famous for its natural beauty and habitat. If you are a big fan of discovering and exploring new places on every corner of the world, Hanoi By Night want to guide you to every destinations of Nha Trang

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Wonderful recreational activities in Nha Trang
11Mar

Wonderful recreational activities in Nha Trang

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Recreational Activities 

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Nha Trang in the eyes of tourists all over the world is a wide range of long sandy beaches. In addition, Nha Trang is abundant in recreational activities that tourists can enjoy during their holiday.

A bicycle tour is a perfect choice for the people who want to feel the rhythm of tranquil life in Nha Trang. The reason is that Nha Trang owns six-kilometer-long coastal town seducing travelers with numerous historical spots.

These spots are very close to each other. Therefore, cycling is a favorite activity of locals and tourists. It is a fun, inexpensive, and healthy way of exploring Nha Trang’s peaceful countryside.

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When taking part in a full-day cycling tour, you will have a picturesque route along the coastline.

Coming over Po Nagar Cham Towers and The White Buddha, exploring Hon Chong, visiting Ngoc Son Pagoda, ending the trip at Ninh Ich Village will be the most unforgettable moments in your life. Moreover, the locals here are so hospitable.

You can talk with them as well as listen to their stories about their daily life such as cultivating rice and making local handicrafts such as sleeping mats, conical hats, and incense.

You can also cycle to Ba Ho Waterfalls where you are overwhelmed by healthy activities such as hiking and swimming.

Common services included in a bicycle tour

 

English-speaking guide, entrance fee, hotel transfers, meals, cycling equipment, and drinking water.

Scuba-diving

 

You can’t say that you have traveled to Nha Trang if you have never tried to dive here. Scuba diving is a must-do activity in Nha Trang if you want to be immersed in clean ocean water and discover the beautiful sea creatures and coral reefs.

What is the best month to experience scuba-diving?

It is between the months of April and August with average temperatures ranging between 28°C and 30°C.

Where to dive in Nha Trang

The most famous site is the Hon Mun Marine Protected Area. You will spend a 40-minute boat ride to go from Cau Da Port to there. Owing to different water depths, you can admire a wide range of colorful tropical fish and moray eels.

Another great place for scuba-diving is Ca Voi Island which is 80 kilometers north of Nha Trang. In reality, the people here no longer see whales in this area. Nowadays, Ca Voi Island is home to beautiful creatures such as trevally, groupers, and snappers hidden among the soft coral reefs.

Visiting the island, you can’t miss Hon Trau Nam with a maximum depth of 35 meters. This site will give you a chance to admire stingrays and eagle rays and numerous kinds of fish such as clownfish, stonefish, and barracudas.

The most highly recommended dive operators in Nha Trang

  • Sailing Club Divers
  • Angel Dives
  • Rainbow Divers

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Other activities

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Selecting hot air balloon rides, you will have chance of seeing the panoramic view of the city. It takes you to a height of 150 metres. Therefore, it enables you to overlook the sea with turquoise blue water. It also ensure your safety because the hot air balloon has solid handrails and a protective net.

Golf

Nha Trang also caters to the people who love golf. The city owns a wide array of famous and luxury golf courses.

You can find the most popular golf courses at Vinpearl Complex, in Hon Tre Island, just across the bay of Nha Trang; Diamond Bay Golf Course, at Diamond Bay Resort, Nguyen Ta Than.

Mud Baths

The mud baths at Thap Ba natural hot springs are a healthy and fun way to spend a few hours. The best time of day to go is between 12:00 and 15:00 when they are less crowded.

You will be offered single or shared mud baths and obviously, the single ones are more expensive yet the communal tubs are more fun. Shower off in mineral-rich water afterward or let the mud dry on you first for additional benefits before showering.

Nha Trang Water Puppet Theatre

Nha Trang is also a unique destination for domestic and foreign travelers who love Vietnamese culture. The Nha Trang Water Puppet Theatre offers tourists live images describing the daily routine of farmers, interesting folks and traditional dances, etc.

Nha Trang Water Puppet Theatre takes place in Tran Phu Cultural House in the form of colorful wooden puppets, light shows, and traditional tunes. The stage is a waist-deep pool of water, with 400 puppets maneuvered using long rods by skilled puppeteers hidden behind a massive screen.

Nha Trang Paintball

Nha Trang Paintball just organizes two trips each day. Therefore, if you want to take part in, it is necessary for you to reserve. In common, there is an instructor dividing teams to compete for the matches. And you will be equipped with a gun, protective gear, and other equipment. Keep in mind that you should prepare towels and clothes to change.

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