Coming to Nha Trang City, in addition to experiencing island tours and swimming, visitors can visit 3 tourist attractions in Nha Trang in just 1 day.
1. Institute of Oceanography
The nearly 100-year-old research institute is located on Cau Da port, Vinh Nguyen ward, about 6 km from the center of Nha Trang city. This is the leading marine research facility in Vietnam and Southeast Asia, a destination that locals recommend not to be missed.
It also preserves about 24,000 samples of sea creatures with more than 5,000 species and hundreds of beautiful and rare sea creatures. In the Museum of Oceanography, there are also marine species taming areas, artificial mangroves, large marine samples, marine research equipment, and intangible resources.
Currently, the entrance fee is 40,000 VND/adult, 20,000 VND for students and 10,000 VND for students. Opening hours are from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekdays.
2. Ba Ho Stream
The destination is about 25 km north of Nha Trang city center, in the territory of Phu Huu village, Ninh Ich Commune, Ninh Hoa district. This is a place with a quiet, unspoiled space, surrounded by cool trees.
After buying an entrance ticket of 100,000 VND, you will walk through the shady streets for about 1 km. Along the way, there will be shallow springs such as To Te beach, camping area, water play area…
Called Ba Ho stream because, on the stream’s flow, three deep and wide lakes are formed. The stream originates from the top of Hon Son, 660 m high, more than 10 km long, flowing through the primeval forest ecosystem. According to the staff of the resort, the average depth of the lakes is from 7 to 10 m, the lakeside is equipped with life jackets for guests who want to swim.
To visit these lakes, guests must walk, climb over the cliffs as directed. There will be a guide to show you the way, to accompany you if you have difficulty.
3. Co Tien Mountain
Visitors to Nha Trang city, follow the direction of Pham Van Dong street to the north, to Duong De area will see Co Tien mountain in Vinh Hoa ward, which is made up of three adjacent peaks, from 200 m high to over 300 m. The destination is about 10 km from the city center, often climbing by people in the coastal city to exercise or camp.
The way to Co Tien mountain is not too difficult, children can also follow adults to climb, it takes about 30-45 minutes, starting from the foot of the mountain to the camping spot on the top of number one.
For those who are new to climbing the mountain for the first time or need more time to rest, it can take about 2 hours to arrive. On the way to the mountain, you will encounter many kinds of low shrubs, not many big trees or small streams like other places.
The most difficult part of the journey is the way to the top of number two because the slope is steep, the climber has to cling to the rocks on the mountain and then step carefully. Many people only choose the top number one to lower their tents because this place has many flat fields and the landscape is also quite beautiful.
Climbing time to catch the sunrise from 5:30 and watch the sunset from 15:30. If you ride a motorbike, you can park it at a house in the area of Ngo Van So street, the price is 5,000 VND/motorbike. There are tents, flashlights for rent.
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