Nha Trang is a coastal resort city in southern Vietnam known for its beaches, diving sites and offshore islands.

Transportation

By plane

If you choose to travel by plane, the airport would be Cam Ranh. Some of the airlines operate round-trip route to Nha Trang from both 2 biggest cities: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, for example, Vietnam airlines. Jetstar and Vietjet. It is easy for passengers to check the route and the cost of the ticket via their official websites. Especially, Jetstar and Vietjet Air have promotion frequently. Therefore, you should be alert all the time to have the best deal or the flash sale. Besides the local airlines, there are many other international airlines operate their route directly to Nha Trang, such as China Southern, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines and Korean Air.
Due to the long distance between Cam Ranh Airport and Nha Trang City Centre. you have to take a taxi or an airport bus. The advantage of the airport bus is to depart after the airplane is landed 30 minutes or until the bus is full.

By train

From Hanoi (1315km):
Hanoi to Nha Trang: you should get on the SE1, SE3. SE5, SE7, and TN1 trains.
Nha Trang to Hanoi: you should get on the SE2, SE4, SE6, SE8 and TN2 trains.

By overnight bus
It will take around 30 hours and 48 minutes (Hoang Long Bus: 730.000 VND/way/per bed) and from Ho Chi Minh is up to 10 hours.

When in Nha Trang?

By Taxi, it is the easiest way to travel around. However, to avoid the scam, you should choose the good taxi operators, for example, Mailinh, Vinasun, Nha Trang taxi. and so on.

By bus: to explore the city by bus is one of the wonderful experiences you have ever done. To travel by bus is cost-effective, no scam and you can see the city in a different angle.

By motorbike: Motorbike is the popular vehicle to go around whenever and wherever you want. The rental fee is around 50.000 - 150.000 VND/day and you have to fill the petrol.

Where?

Yakasa Saigon Nha Trang Hotel & Spa

Just only 1 minute walking to the beach from the hotel. Yakasa Saigon Nha Trang Hotel & Spa is located along the coast and convenience to go to the city center. The hotel has different types of rooms: beach view, outside pool view, and garden restaurant view.

L’Alyana Ninh Van Bay (former An Lam Villas Ninh Van Bay)

With elegant private pool villas and green scenery, L’Alyana Ninh Van Bay bring a getaway vacation. All villas have an amazing architecture and modern facilities (LCD, iPod plug and coffee machine, bathtub and shower). Guests in-house can start their day with the morning yoga classes. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi, tours and business services. L’Alyana Ninh Van Bay is far from Nha Trang City Centre 16km so they provide airport pick-up services.

Amiana Resort and Villas Nha Trang

Located in a remote bay, Amiana Resort Nha Trang has its own private beach area and a panorama view of Nha Trang beach. This place has a 2.500m2 natural seawater pool and 2 infinity pools for soaking and getting tan. It takes 55 minutes driving from the international airport.

Where to go?

Vinpearl Land Nha Trang

The first stop in Nha Trang is Vinpearl Land which is known as Tropical Paradise, located in Hon Tre Island and surrounded by blue beach. It attracts visitors not only because of elegant resorts, beautiful gardens but also thrilling games with the Hollywood blockbuster Hollywood 4D.
The ticket price (including cable car and every game)
+ Adults: 800.000 VND/per
+Children: 700.000 VND/per (1,0m - 1,4m)

Hon Tam

It’s 7km to the Southeast from Nha Trang City Centre. From Hon Tam, you can see Nha Trang city to the North and Cam Ranh Peninsula to the South. Besides beautiful beaches, here is famous for sea activities like exploring the sea by glass bottom boat as well as coral reefs for snorkeling.

Hon Mun

Hon Mun has clear water and a beautiful coral reef ecosystem, valued by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as the first marine biodiversity area in Vietnam. You should not miss all the activities such as floating bar, coral reefs for snorkeling, surfing, windsurfing, and kayaking.

Ninh Van Bay

60 km away from the city center. located in Hon Meo Peninsula, Ninh Van Bay is overwhelmed with wild and pure. It is the best place to relax and also for water sports activities.From Nha Trang, it takes 20 minutes to travel by speed train.

Hon Chong - Hon Vo

Hon Chong is a large block of rock with a variety of shapes, stacked over each other. Another smaller group, located at the foot of the eastern hill, is called Hon Vo. Hon Chong's space is almost separated from the bustle of the streets. It is also one of the most beautiful places to see the city.

Ponagar Tower

Ponagar Tower is the ancient architecture of Cham people, 2km far from the center of Nha Trang to the north. The monument complex includes four stupas, two shrines, and the largest tower of the goddess Ponagar. After visiting the Ponagar Tower, you can combine mud bathing in the nearby Thap Ba hot spring resort.
The ticket price:
- Public bath (15 - 20 people): 100.000/ticket/per
- Private bath : 250.000/ticket/per
List of snorkeling to see coral reefs.
Blue Diving Club: 66 Tran Phu, Nha Trang. Tel: (058). 3825 390
Rainbow Divers: 2 Tran Quoc Khai, Nha Trang. Tel : (058). 3826 166
Coco Dive Centre: Villa 2E, Nha Trang. Tel : (058). 3812 900
Jeremy Stein’s Rainbow: 72 Tran Phu, Nha Trang. Tel: (058). 3829 946

Where to eat?

Nha Trang fish ball noodles

It is one of the specialties in Nha Trang that you have to try even once. A bow of fish ball noodles attracts visitors because of fresh, sweet and toughness of fish ball. Fish balls are made of fresh mackerel meat combined with slender noodles and delicious broth that you eat once and you will remember forever.

Address:
- Nam Beo Fish Ball noodles: B2 Apartment, Phan Boi Chau
- Loan Fish Ball noodles: Ngo Gia Tu Street (at the Trinh Phong three junction)

Jellyfish Noodles

Jellyfish Noodles is seen as one of the original specialties in Nha Trang.With the sweet taste of the broth which is from the parabola combined with the crispy jelly that makes a dish that no place can do.

Address:
- 170 Bach Dang
- No.23, Yet Kieu Street
- Price range: 20.000 - 35.000VND/bowl

Ninh Hoa Sausage

This sausage is made by pork mostly and cooked with the recipe of Khanh Hoa locals. This makes Ninh Hoa sausage have a special taste that you can’t find anywhere else. Ninh Hoa sausage has 2 types: fermented pork and grilled pork.

Address: Ngoc Tien grilled sausage: 59 Le Thanh Phuong