Nha Trang is a seaside town, the capital city of Khanh Hoa Province – on the South Central Coast of Vietnam. Nha Trang is becoming increasingly popular for the last few years due to its pristine beach, best scuba diving center of Vietnam, as well as lots of interesting places and delicious food to enjoy.
Surrounded on all three sides by mountain ranges, Nha Trang also offers the picturesque view of primary forest, water fall and high mountain peak floating in soft cloud. Located 60km far from the city center, at the height of 1578m, Hon Ba Peak is regarded as “the second Da Lat of Vietnam”. People will need to drive about 25km of mountain pass and bendy slopes to reach this area. The fresh air and cool temperature here will definitely ease your feelings. Scientists declare that there are more than 40 rare floras and 60 endangered species living in Hon Ba Mountain. If you are fed up with beaches, Hon Ba may be a great place to visit.
Together with the heavenly beaches, the hot springs, diversified kinds of fish, and the colorful coral reef underwater has made Nha Trang become one of the best spots for scuba diving and snorkeling. Coming to Nha Trang in the period from January to August, people will have the chance to experience the most wonderful weather for swimming and sunbathing.
Coming to Nha Trang, tourists will be amazed at its delicacies, mostly from variety of seafood. Nha Trang is well-known for producing the highest quality of flavor fish sauce in Vietnam, thus, fish sauce plays an important role in the secret recipe of cooking Nha Trang’s specialties and making dipping sauce.
Among many dishes, grilled fermented pork roll, grilled beef, rice vermicelli with grilled fish and jellyfish, fresh seafood are most favorite. In addition, the swallow’s nest soup – with bird’s nests collected from the wild, is regarded as the best in Vietnam.
Regarded as Vietnam’s most famous seaside resort-town, Nha Trang attracts foreign tourists for not only its stunningly pristine beaches but the urban atmosphere of a young tourist city.