Nha Trang is located in Khanh Hoa province in central Vietnam, lies on the trans-Vietnam highway, with many spots worth seeing. Nha Trang Bay is considered one of 29 most beautiful bays in the world.
Many people who have been to Nha Trang said that it was really a paradise from sunrise to sunset where you could have everything. About 1,270 kilometers from Hanoi, and 448 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City, tourists can easily move to Nha Trang by bus, train or plane. Nha Trang has an international airport (Cam Ranh Airport), which is about 40 kilometers long from downtown.
There are many beautiful places for people visiting, including beaches, resorts, hotels and natural views such as Ba Na Hill, Chong Rocks, Yen Island, Tre Island, Bao Dai Villas, the white Buddha statue, the Water Palace, La-San Hill, Lo River, etc. These days, Nha Trang is very well-known by the Vinpearl Resort which attracts millions of foreigners and Vietnamese people every year. You also can visit a ecologic area with various species and a huge aquarium in Vinpearl land.
Going to Nha Trang beach, visitors will surprised with the wordless beach, warm turquoise water, white sand and pure air around the year. There are many luxurious resorts with various kinds of entertainment, golf, tennis, a huge swimming pool, nice rooms with marvelous sea-views. In northern Nha Trang, the Chong Mountain looks like a wide open hand over the sea.
Far offshore, the Yen (Swallow) Island appears with lush green color where salangane nests are harvested every year to make the traditional “bird’s nest” tonic and food. So, if you go there, bird’s nest soup, or swallow’s nest soup is very famous in Nha Trang and round Vietnam.
The main strip of Nha Trang beaches runs along the North-South of the sea for about 4km, covering 405 kilometers square including 19 small and large islands. Only two hours by rowboat or 20 minutes by ferry, you can set your foot on Hon Tre Island which is a very natural island belonging to a group of islands located in south-west of Nha Trang.
Most tourists coming there enjoy diving and snorkeling in the hot water springs, colourful fish and coral reefs underwater. They also can visit a history and worship places like Cham of Champa people between the 7th and 12th century. The ancient Cham towers sit high atop a hill; the views overlooking the river and town are breathtaking. Another interesting sight is the central market starting in the early morning hours where nearly everything can be bought.
The weather in Nha Trang is the most advantage for tourists who like sun bathing because sunny is available all the year, with an average temperature of 23 degrees. The rainfall is less than anywhere else in the country and the area is not threatened by storms since it is protected by the Truong Son Mountains and Ca Pass. However, the best time for you to visit is from January to August when the weather is ideal to bath and relax or you can go any months if you don’t mind rain and wind. Let go there to experience interests of Nha Trang!