EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NHA TRANG

Thursday, December 11, 2008 12 Comments

The beauty of Nha Trang

Recognized as one of the most beautiful bays in the world, Nha Trang is the coastal resort city of Khanh Hoa province in Southern Vietnam. Nha Trang is famous for its white sandy beaches stretch into a dramatic backdrop of mountains, clear blue water, luxury resorts and many attractive destinations. Coming to Nha Trang, tourists can feel the peace and also the animation of the developed city. This is the reason why many people have praised Nha Trang as a tourist paradise. Nha Trang is known for not only its beautiful scenery but also the great cuisine. The people in Nha Trang are very friendly and hospitable. When traveling to Nha Trang, you will feel like you are at home. Therefore, a trip to Vietnam cannot be complete without coming to Nha Trang city.

Climate

Nha Trang is blessed with mild and comfortable climate throughout the year, this special favor helps Nha Trang becomes a suitable destination at any time of the year. With the characteristics of the southern region Vietnam, Nha Trang is divided into two seasons, the wet season starts from September to mid-December and the dry season stretches from January to August. The best time to start your holiday in Nha Trang is in the dry season when you can lay down on the beach and enjoy the warmth of the sun.

What to do

Lounging on the beaches: The first thing you need to do when coming to Nha Trang is going to the beautiful beaches here. There are many excellent beaches for your choice such as Doc Let beach, Bai Dai beach or Bai Duong beach.

Diving and snorkeling: As one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the country, it will be a mistake when tourists come to Nha Trang without diving because they cannot feel all the beauty of this beach city. With many certificated dive shops and professional divers, who are ready to guide you the very first step. One notice for those who want to dive and snorkel is that you should avoid windy season.

Visiting Po Nagar Cham Tower: One destination that you cannot miss on the trip to Nha Trang is Po Nager Cham Tower. Built in the time from 8th century to 13th century in Hindu period, the towel is one of the largest architectural complexes of Cham culture in Central Vietnam and plays a big part in the history and archaeology of the country. Located at the top of the 50-meter hill above sea level, the tower offers a good view of Nha Trang. Po Nagar Tower promises to be the destination to bring you many experiences on your travel.

Exploring National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam: Founded in 1923 by the French but in 1952, National Oceanographic Museum was handed over to Vietnam. The museum offers interesting exhibits of local marine life, including over 20,000 lives and preserved marine specimens. This is a perfect place to bring kids along as they will get the chance to see many marine species like sharks, turtles, coral reefs, lionfish and learn more about marine life.

Visiting Buddha statue at Long Son Pagoda: Referring to the beautiful spots in Nha Trang, you definitely cannot miss Long Son Pagoda, which was built in 1963 to honor the monks and nuns who died demonstrating against the Diem government. The special thing about the pagoda is the 79ft tall white Buddha statue sitting atop a lotus blossom.