Coming to the coastal city of Nha Trang, you will experience many interesting things here. From the beautiful vast ocean scenery to the romantic sunset on the horizon. From rustic dishes like strange mango cake to high-end dishes like lobster at affordable prices. Moreover, adventure games on the sea are also extremely attractive to tourists. Below, Vietnam Reviewer will suggest to you the 6 best things to do in Nha Trang that you should try!
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Swimming and participating in sea games
All visitors to Nha Trang come to Nha Trang’s beaches to swim and play games on the sea
Go to the beach
Almost all year round, Nha Trang Beach is very attractive to tourists from all over the world who come here to swim and dive. Every day, from about 4 a.m., when it is just dawn, the sun has not yet risen, along the beach from the beginning of Le Loi Street to Da Tuong Street (about 4km), thousands of people have flocked to the beach to do exercise, jogging, play ball, and swim. Beautiful beaches in Nha Trang you should visit Nha Trang Beach, Duong Beach, Hon Chong Beach, Doc Let Beach, and Dai Beach.
Note: You should bring bathing suits and towels when going to the beach. If you are not prepared, you can easily find a suit you like at any store for about 200,000 VND/set.
Towing parachute on the sea
Parachute towing is one of the most exciting adventure sports at sea, players will be tied up with a parachute, then a canoe pulls a parachute into the air. Secured by the waist and hip belts, you will be suspended from a height of 70-100m. Because it is equipped with a life jacket, there is always a protective canoe underneath.
When lowering the parachute, if you fall into the sea, there is a lifebuoy you are wearing to make you float on the water, then the canoe will pull you onto the ship. The cost for each game is about 500,000 – 600,000 VND/10 minutes, depending on the number of players.
When participating in scuba diving, visitors will be equipped with professional equipment like a diver including diving clothes, eyeglasses, snorkel, etc. After a few gestures with the instructor, you will begin to explore the ocean at a depth of 10-15 meters. The beautiful coral reefs, along with cute, and colorful sea creatures will attract you unexpectedly.
Windsurfing really impresses adventure lovers and wants to find thrills. The feeling of riding on high waves or being chased by them from behind is really hard to describe. However, this is still a sport for “the elite” and professional players. Because like paragliding, to master surfing you need a long practice time while the price of a good surfboard, the lowest is over 10 million VND. You can rent for about 10 USD/hour to satisfy this interesting hobby.
Driving Water Motorbike
This is a game you can find at any beach in Vietnam for speed enthusiasts. The control is not too difficult, so you can master it after only a few minutes of getting used to it. The feeling of participating in this game with friends is very interesting, especially when you control the water motor through the high waves.
You can play this game at any tourist spot in Nha Trang. The price for a water motorbike is 800,000 VND/30 minutes of playing at Nha Trang beach, and 450,000 VND/30 minutes of playing on the island.
Walking under the sea
Another activity that you should try is walking in the sea. Visitors who want to walk on the seabed just need to wear a hat that provides oxygen and follow the guide to be able to go down to the seabed about 50m² wide to walk around and see fish and corals. The oxygen helmet has a special design, and weighs 40kg, but when it hits the water, it weighs only about 4kg.
Flyboard – Things to do in Nha Trang
Although it is quite familiar to many adventurous young people around the world, fly-board is still too new to Vietnamese people. Therefore, in the first minutes, many people will inevitably be confused by the strangeness and overwhelmed by this unique device. But when you have calmed down and taken the initiative to use it proficiently by grasping some techniques guided by the technician, players will have a 1-0-2 experience in a lifetime. The price for 15 minutes of acrobatics like a dolphin is quite expensive, with about 1.2 million VND/ person.
Take a walk on the beach to watch the sunset and sunrise
Once you have come to this beautiful coastal city, you should not miss the opportunity to watch the sunrise or sunset here. When the sun is far away on the horizon and lets down its rays on the blue sea. If possible, going with your loved one will probably be the best thing when admiring this wonderful view.
Rowing Basket Boat
Although this game is not called a thrilling game, the players must be brave enough. The basket boat you are in looks very easy to control but it is actually very difficult to row and you can hardly navigate them. However, any game you will be briefed on before playing. Sitting on a basket boat with oars slowly going to the sea will give you a sense of peace, and clearly feel each wave. With this game, you can paddle close to the shore or swim as far as you like, but you have to be strong and brave enough to swim far away because the strong waves can make you fall off the boat. Renting a boat of this type is relatively cheap, only about 50,000 – 70,000 VND/hour.
Night Market Sightseeing – Things to do in Nha Trang
Walking Street or Night Market is located on the side of Cultural Center 46 Tran Phu, Nha Trang, invested by Salanganes Nest Company, and has been in operation since before the 2010 Lunar New Year. The aim is to serve the needs of the people. shopping and dining needs of residents and visitors.
The neighborhood has 50 stalls, including 16 food stalls. Although the number of stalls is not much, you will be surprised by the richness and variety of the menu on the pedestrian street.
Take the cable car and visit Vinpearl Land
When traveling to Nha Trang, visitors can see the whole scenery of Nha Trang from this unique cable car. Vinpearl cable car has a length across the sea reaching a world record with many innovative applications in terms of engineering. At an altitude of 45-60m above sea level, visitors taking the cable car have the opportunity to admire the city of Nha Trang and almost the whole panorama of Nha Trang Bay.
You can buy tickets directly to the cable car at the cable car ticket counter located at the port and the cable car station gate. If you are afraid to buy directly, you can ask for the service of the hotel you are staying at or the tour companies.
Mud bath and hot mineral water in Thap Ba
Since 2000, Thap Ba Spa has combined mineral mud and natural hot mineral water to serve tourists coming to Nha Trang to relax. Bath types at Thap Ba Spa such as mud baths, mineral baths, herbal baths, hydrotherapy baths, waterfall baths, pool baths, and saunas… are all used from natural hot mineral springs. This is a completely natural therapy to help reduce fatigue and increase excitement, making skin more rosy and smooth.
Visiting Hon Ro Fishing Port
Whether it’s in the midday sun or in the cold of the night dew, Hon Ro fishing ports are still bustling with selling and buying scenes. On the wharf or under the boat full of people coming in and out, transferring fish ashore, sorting, stacking, weighing fish, etc. Immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere of fishing ports, and witness the joy mixed with the many difficulties of the fisherman. Fishermen and tourists will understand more about the people who follow the sea all year round.
From the city center, Nha Trang tourists can choose to go to this fishing port via Pham Van Dong Street from Tran Phu Bridge or by road 2/4, then turn to National Highway 1A and enter a small road leading to the fishing port. You should go to Hon Ro early in the morning when the boats are busy preparing for a day to set sail or come here in the afternoon when the sun begins to set down to cast the last rays of sunlight onto the fresh blue sea.
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