The Creator has given Nha Trang beautiful natural sights: blue sea, white sand, lush green islands, colorful coral reefs, mountains, poetic lake... and Cai River is one of wonderful spots. This is the largest river in Nha Trang with charming scenery of the quiet countryside which is out of bustling city. You are welcomed to our scenic river tour along the riverside to visit the Ancient Houses for hundreds of years, Coconut Dunes, Whale Shrine, Mat Weaves, Clay Stove...
08:30 You will be picked up from hotel by our professional tour guide and transfer to Ponagar temple.
09:00 Ponagar Temple or Cham Tower
This was built in the late of VIII century and completed in XIII century. Ponagar is the name of the “Thien Y Ana” and she was a “Mother of Cham land”. There was 6 temple on the hill but 2 towers was destroyed by bomb and the time. Entrance to the main tower to pray with Ponagar Goddess and the Goddess will bless on you: Healthy, Lucky and Happiness in life.
Then take a walk to the pier.
Boat cruises along Cai River, our guide will introduce to you about Nha Trang countryside and the story of Nha Trang.
09:45 Whale Shrine
Once upon a time, a fisherman was fishing on the ocean but thunderstorm appeared and the tide rose high up. The fisherman didn’t know what to do; he just prayed Bodhisattva bless him could get out of the thunderstorm. Then Bodhisattva heard his pray and the Goddess tore the shirt into many pieces and the mystery was happened, its turn into many Whale and pushed his boat back to the mainland safety. After that, he built a Whale temple to worship. Boat stops in 5 minutes for taking photos.
10:15 Coconut Dunes
Get on land and visit coconut garden. It was planted since 1970 – 1980. Take a walk to visit a part of NhaTrang countryside with the rusticscene: bamboo, buffalo, farmers, chicken…
Have a fresh coconut juice before leaving.
10:30 Clay Stove
Turn to Phan Dinh Giot Street toward Nha Trang countryside. Stop at the local house to meet 2 artists with 40 years of experience making clay stoves by hand. After getting the clay in the farm, they will refine before choosing the material to make stove. It takes 10 minutes to put a clay into a mold then sort into a furnace and burn in 24 hours.
The artist will teach you how to make and you can take photos with them…
11:15 Mat Weaves
Next to 500 meters is the house of 2 artists also had over 30 years of experience to weave mat since she was 12 years old. With the clever hands, they weave everyday a lot of products and sell many mats to Nha Trang markets and other cities as well. Let’s try to make mat with them.
11:45 The 200 Years Ancient House
Visit the wooden ancient house in Nha Trang to know more of Nha Trang culture and Vietnam architect. The present owner is a nephew of the fifth generation. He love to decorate many bonsai in the garden, he also plants many fruit trees around: papaya, cocoa, jack fruit, dragon fruits, mango…
Enjoy some tropical fruits and a cup of tea before leaving.
12:15 Have lunch with Vietnam foods.
13:00. Relax at Thap Ba Hot Sping Center
Having a rest and soaking in the hot mineral water in Thap Ba Hot Spring Center. You may pay extra for the mud bath and massage service (extra fees)…
16:00 Car & tour guide drop you off the hotel.
End of tour. See you again.
Departure time: 08:30 – End time: 16:00
Pick up & drop-off: At the tourists’ request in Nha Trang city center
|Number of Guests||Price per Person|
|02 – 04Pax||$70 US|
|05 – 07 Pax||$55 US|
|>08 Pax||$40 US|
Will be surcharged 20% in Vietnam Public Holidays
Nha Trang Touring Ltd
Address: 03 Tran Phu str., Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam
Toll: +84 974 921 379
WhatsApp: +84 974 921 379
Nha Trang city is located on the beautiful Nha Trang Bay, which was chosen by Travel and Leisure in two succeeding years as one of 29 most beautiful bays in the world.