This Nha Trang Travel Guide will help you get the most out of your visit. The city is to be found in Vietnam’s South Central Coastal Region and is the main centre of attraction for those searching for beach holidays in Vietnam. It belongs to Khanh Hoa Province and has a population of about 392,000. This is projected to increase to 560,000 by 2015 and 630,000 inhabitants by the year 2025.
This one of the top places to visit for international scuba divers and is also favoured by backpackers. In addition it’s extremely popular among the those living in Vietnam as its bay is recognised as one of the best in the world. It has been selected as the venue for the 2016 Asian Beach Games.
Under the Champa it was known as Kauthara and it was they that built the famous Po Nagar Tower here. It has a tropical savanna climate which means it has long dry summers and a relatively short wet season between September and December.
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There are plenty of things to see and do in Nha Trang. In the guide we’ll make sure you don’t miss a thing. Built on a bank of the Ai River, it is thought that its name derives from a misspelling of the Champa word Ya Trang which means reed river. It was here that the world renown bacteriologist Alexander Yersin, settled. It was he who established the Indochina Pasteur Institute. This is now known as the Nha Trang Pasteur Institute; it is devoted to research on the bubonic plague.
It is served by Cam Ranh international Airport and flights arrive on a very regular basis. In fact sometimes more often than normal as it is to here that flights are diverted regularly when weather permits landings at Saigon’s Tan Son Nhat International.
Nha Trang is certainly one of the major tourist destinations of Vietnam. This is due in no small part to its magnificent beaches with fine, clean sand and the clear seas with moderate all year round temperatures. There are several resorts nearby such the Vinpearl resort on the island, Diamond Bay and Ana Mandala. There are amusement parks and water parks, both in the city and on islands off the coast. The Tran Phu Street beautiful street that hugs the coast is sometimes referred to as the Pacific Coast Highway of Vietnam.
Whether you are looking for Restaurants, Bars or Hotels you’ll find it all in the Nha Trang Travel Guide