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Top things to do in Nha Trang – Nha trang sightseeing

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Nha Trang is a beautiful coastal city in the Central region of Vietnam, which has become one of the must-see destinations in Vietnam for both foreign tourists and domestic tourists. Sun-drenched beaches are the iconic attraction of Nha Trang, but the place does offer a lot more beyond the beach.

Here is the list of things to do in a Nha Trang sightseeing tour that nhatrangbeachreviews think that you should refer.

Beach

It is the beach of course! Nha Trang is located right next to the beach. Wherever you stay in the city, it takes 15 minutes walking to the beach. Nha Trang Vietnam tours are perfect for beach lovers.

Cost:

Most of the beaches in Nha Trang are free to the public, but you need to pay for the freshwater bath (10,000 – 20,000 VND/time) and hiring swimsuit. 

Tips:

  • Bring your own swimsuit and towel.
  • Ask for price before using any services.
  • Nha Trang Beach

Diving and snorkeling

You are looking for a sightseeing trip in Vietnam; there is something you must see here in Nha Trang. Colorful Coral reef!.
Nha Trang is the best place to dive and snorkeling in this S-shaped country. Hon Mun Island is the most famous site for this activity with nearly 3000 types of coral reef and clear blue water. The shallow water here makes it perfect for beginners.

Diving in Nha Trang

Nha Trang Diving (Source: Internet)

Cost:

Snorkeling: if you book the tour that goes to 4 islands (Hon Mun is one of them), the price for snorkeling can be inclusive; otherwise it will cost about 100,000VND.

Diving: 500,000 VND for about 2 hours with a diving expert to guide you.

Tips:

  • If you have good swimming skill then try diving.
  • You are at beginning level; snorkeling is a better option.

Mud Bath

Mud bath is a specialty of Nha Trang. The mud is said to be healthy and good for the skin.

The mud consists of salty mineral water and healing properties (natural herbs), so it can remove dead skin cells, strengthen your bones, reduce sugar level in blood, and reduce fatigue and stress.

Believe it or not, sitting a big bathtub filled with mud is a fun experience. Remember that you will be sitting with strangers. You need to pay extra for a private bathtub.

Cost: collective bathtub: 200,000VND/person; private bathtub: 550,000VND/person

Tips:

  • Bring your own towel
  • Wear flip-flops
  • The most popular mud bath service is in Thap Ba area (3 km from the city center)
  • Mud Bath

Po Nagar Cham Towers

It would be a mistake not to include Po Nagar Cham Towers in your Nha Trang sightseeing tour. The tower is the best remaining of Cham culture in Vietnam which used to be a strong and independent country.

This is actually a temple worshipping Yan Po Nagar, the goddess of the Cham people. Situated on a hill out of downtown, the tower in red bricks has survived thousand years.

Cost: 20,000 – 25,000VND/person; open time: Daily 06:00-18:00

Tips: For a day tour, Po Nagar Cham Towers should be combined with Long Son Pagoda.

Vinpearl Land Nha Trang

Vinpearl Land is the Disneyland of Vietnam. The theme park is located on Hon Tre island covering the whole island. Vinpearl Land is a favorite attraction for Vietnamese family. If you go with kids, this place is a good idea for a family hangout.

Due to its isolated location, there are only two ways to reach the theme park which are cable car and speedboat. Both types of transportation are free and exclusive for visitors who buy the entrance ticket.

Vinpearl Land provides numerous of games and activities for all ages. When you are hungry, just stop at any restaurant and food court inside the park. The price for food here is quite reasonable.

Vinpearl Land Nha Trang

Vinpearl Land Nha Trang (Source: Internet)

Cost:

Entrance ticket (source: http://nhatrang.vinpearlland.com)

Type

Guests >= 1.4m

Guests from 1m – under 1.4m

Guests < 1m

Benefits

Admission card*

800.000 VND

700.000 VND

Free

Access to all games (except for water sports games).

Cable car return ticket.

Admission card (by other means of transportation)*

730.000 VND

650.000 VND

Free

Access to all games (except for water sports games).

Cable car ticket on returning.

Note:

*Valid for 01 usage, expires after 90 days from the date of issuance.

Tips:

  • Wear comfortable shoes because you will have to walk a lot
  • Bring stuff as simple as possible. It cost you extra to have your belongings stored.
  • Opening hours: 08h00 – 21h00 daily

Taking a motorcycle tour

You can’t go wrong with a Nha Trang sightseeing tour by motorcycle. Attractions are not far from each other so you can easily switch from one to another with a motorbike. This is also the favorite choice of many tourists.

Moreover, there is no better way to enjoy spectacular sea-to-sky highway than riding a motorbike. Motorbike for rent is available at almost every hotels and shop in the city center.

Road along the sea in Nha Trang

Road along the sea in Nha Trang (Source: Internet)

Cost:

  • 80,000VND – 140,000VND/day (fuel not included)

Tips:

  • You should take a manual gear-changing scooter if you are going to ride through hills. Automatic scooter is better and easier in case you just go around the city. Tell the shop where you go and ask for advice. They will choose a motorbike that is suitable for your journey.
  • Check the brake, tire, and fuel in advance

 

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