What to do in Nha TrangHanoi By Night
Do you want to travel anywhere without breaking your bank account? Although Nha Trang is a popular destination in Viet Nam, it is absolutely suitable for everyone’s budget. Read on to discover the activities in this beautiful city that won’t cost a cent.
Take in the sunrise at Nha Trang beaches
Nha Trang seduces you with a wide range of long sandy beaches. Water is calm and clear so it is an ideal destination for tourists all over the world to relax and swim. Many people say that Nha Trang is too touristy nowadays, but compared to other famous places, it still remains pristine beaches and meters of unspoiled shore and an array of underwater creatures. Because of being situated in the center of town, it is very convenient for tourists to go to and explore.
Plan ahead and make your way to Nha Trang beaches to truly enjoy the tranquility of nature!
Enjoy the amazing view of the city from Po Nagar Cham Towers
Po Nagar Cham Towers catches the attention of the people who love snapping photos. Standing on the promontory, you can admire an amazing panoramic view of Cai river and the village. Po Nagar Cham Towers features a wide range of ancient temples.
It is said that a Cham ethnical group built them thousands of years ago. The architecture of these temples is originated from Angkor Wat in Cambodia. This monument is a symbol to be firstly visited by tourists coming to Nha Trang. It shows a history depth throughout the remained sculptures of Godness and the very old towers. If you want to discover the hidden charm of Cham culture, Po Nagar Towers should be on top of your bucket list.
Po Nagar Cham
Nha Trang oceanographic Institute is also the National Oceanographic Museum of Viet Nam which has a huge collection of more than 20,000 sea and freshwater species. The selection spreads out over two floors. The ground floor is home to fish tanks of varying sizes that house all manners of marine life.
All kinds of fish you would find in the sea area of Khanh Hoa Province are exhibited in the institute as reef sharks, turtles, living coral, anemones, puffers, lionfish, clownfish, sea horses, and a whole array of colorful reef species, some of which can be found in no other place in the world.
Each of them has a label indicating their name, origin, and characteristics in Vietnamese and English. The upstairs floor is for exhibiting specimens, local boats and fishing artifacts, plus an eighteen-meter long whale skeleton.
Watch the sunset in Hon Chong
Hon Chong is one of the top attractions in Nha Trang that you can’t miss. The name of this spot has two meanings. The word “Chong” can indicate “husband” following to a legend. But it can mean “stack”. Visiting Hon Chong, tourists will be impressed by huge rocks stacked on each other by nobody for a long time ago. In spite of ocean swash, huge wind or storms, they are still stable.
Ba Ho Waterfall
Ba Ho waterfall is roughly 23km away from the town. If you rent a motorbike, it is sure that you will have an expedition. Then you can walk through the woods to reach Ba Ho waterfall and enjoy breathtaking scenes of nature.
Moreover, are you already to have a bath right under the fall. The fall is about 200 meters long from where it starts to where it ends. Keep in mind to bring a swimsuit because you will have the opportunity to swim with pleasure in small natural swimming pools.
Try cheap seafood at Fishing village
If you are a sucker of seafood, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to visit the fishing village in Nha Trang named Tri Nguyen. There are about 1000 locals and they do the fishing job. Visiting the village, you will be immersed in a tranquil landscape with the fishing boats swinging on the blue water surface. Fishing cages and rafts are floating from distance.
Not only is the village famous for picturesque scenes, but it also s visitors with the local freshest seafood. Imagine that you can enjoy food which is plucked from the sea. What is an amazing culinary experience!
What’s more, don’t forget to visit Tri Nguyen aquarium, especially those who go with kids as you will find it’s a lot of fun!
Wander around Dam Market
Dam Market is the largest and busiest shopping center in Nha Trang. This is a favorite place for domestic and foreign visitors who love shopping. The market caters a wide variety of products and specialties. If you want to explore and learn about local life, you can’t skip this stop.
One thing may surprise you when you come to Nha Trang is that a number of Russians working and traveling here; therefore, you can easily find Russian souvenirs even though you are in a city of Viet Nam.