Nha Trang is a coastal city and capital of Khánh Hòa province, on the South Central Coast of Vietnam. Nha Trang is well known for its pristine beaches and excellent scuba diving and is fast becoming a popular destination for international tourists.
Nha Trang boasts beautiful beaches with fine and clean sand and the clear ocean water with mild temperatures all year round. There are several resorts – such as Vinpearl, Diamond Bay and Ana Mandara – and amusement and water parks, both in the city and on islands off the coast. Possibly the most beautiful street of Nha Trang is Tran Phu Street along the seaside.
Things to See & Do
* Beaches & water sports
* Long Son Pagoda
* Po Nagar Cham Towers
* Tran Phu Street
* Cho Dam Market
Cruise Season – Jan – Dec
Currency – đồng (₫) (VND)
Language – Vietnamese
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Population – 400,000 approx
Land Area – 251 km2
Time – GMT plus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 84
Travel Links – Cam Ranh Airport (CXR), built on the grounds of an old American airbase in 2004, is located 30km from the city and serves only domestic destinations.
Nha Trang is a stop on the main railway-line connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC or Saigon). The railway station is close to the cathedral in the northern part of town.
Most open tour buses arrive from Ho Chi Minh City in the south (10-12 hours) and Hoi An to the north (10 hours). They drop their passengers in the main tourist area around Bien Thu.