Follow Flyingindance to Nha Trang with AirAsia: 4d3n Itinerary

Hello, friends! Thank you for waiting for my Nha Trang 4d3n travelogue.  I’ll share my itinerary with you and hope it’ll help you when planning your own trip.


Getting There

Flights 🛫
Cam Ranh International Airport (Nha Trang) received flights from a host of domestic and international destinations. There are direct flights from Malaysia, China, Korea, Japan and Russia (chartered) and scheduled flights from Seoul, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

My bestie, Jaycee been there 2 years ago. She told me she had an 11-hour train ride from HCM City. I was really lucky that AirAsia adds the latest destination to Nha Trang, Vietnam. It took me only 2 hours from KLIA2 to Cam Ranh International Airport (Nha Trang).

And the good news is, you can now fly to Nha Trang with AirAsia celebratory fares from as low as RM99* one-way. For latest AirAsia news, activities and promotions, please follow AirAsia on Twitter and Facebook.


Flight Schedule for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL) – Nha Trang, Vietnam (CXR)
Flight no   From    To      Departure   Arrival     Flight Schedule
AK204        KUL      CXR         1030            1135                 Daily
AK205        CXR      KUL         1200            1515                 Daily
Now everyone can fly with daily direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Nha Trang ! Guests can make use of the optional Fly-Thru service connecting to other flights with their baggage checked-through to the final destination without the hassle of immigration clearance at the transit hub. With this optional service, guests can now travel to Nha Trang seamlessly from 8 countries with 23 cities including Johor Bahru, Penang, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Langkawi, Singapore, Jakarta, Bali, Bandung, Surabaya, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Changsha, Xi’an, Wuhan, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Sydney, Perth, Maldives, Colombo, and Tiruchirappalli.


Getting Around

Cab / Bus 🚕🚎
Nha Trang is a great city to explore. Cabs and buses are very convenient. The centre is compact and easily navigated on foot. Get yourself a pair of comfortable shoes and you have the whole Nha Trang with you.

Money 💵
You may use Vietnam Dong (VDN). Major credit cards are accepted in bigger business and hotels. However, I prefer using cash for payment because there are so many street foods for you to try out while walking to your attractions. Banks and ATMs are available on the street if you are running out of cash.

Time ⏰
Nha Trang is GMT +7.

Best Time to visit ✈
February to May

Power Source 🔌
flat blade plug, two round pins, and two parallel flat pins with ground pin.

Business Hours 🕑
Shops are generally open from 8am – 9pm. Bars open late into the night, restaurants tend to close earlier, around 9pm.

Safety 👮🏻
Nha Trang is a safe city, there are lifeguards along most of the main beach too. I don’t usually carry my passport along when travelling, and I always carry a medium size sling bag to keep my phone, camera and cash.

Weather 🌦
Similar to Kuala Lumpur, it’s warm and humid, temperatures ranging from 21-35 Celsius. Bring along your sunscreen for sure!

Nha Trang Beach
Photo: AirAsia

Ready to explore? ✈

My 4d3n Nha Trang Itinerary
Day 1
1030 Depart from KLIA2
1230 Lunch at Fusion Resort
1400 check-in at Intercontinental Nha Trang
1745 Skylight
1900 Dinner

Day 2
0545 Sunrise photography at Thap Bo Panagar Towers
0800 check out from Hotel
0900 Depart to Ninh Van Bay for snorkelling and fishing tour
1130 Lunch at L’Aylana
1230 Eco tour around L’aylana
1445 check-in at Sheraton Hotel
1600 Street food tour and dinner at Lantern’s
2030 drinks at QUI Lounge

Day 3
0530 Sunrise photography at Sheraton
0830 Cultural City Tour
1130 Refreshment at LIVIN Collective
1230 lunch at Sheraton Hotel
1400 check out from hotel
1430 100 Egg Mud Bath
1600 check-in Mia Resort

Day 4
0930 check out and transfer to airport

Where to stay?🛌

As one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, Nha Thrang offers plenty of accommodation options that range from modest hostels for backpackers to five-star beachfront resorts with luxurious amenities. A lot of hotels in Nha Trang have kid’s clubs on offer, with great activities and babysitting services.

I have chosen both hotels/ resorts from the Nha Trang City and Nha Trang Bay & Islands. To help you decide where to stay in Nha Trang, I’ve compiled a quick rundown of its unique cities, islands and beaches as well as the pros and cons of each locale.

Resorts @ Nha Trang Bay & Islands 🏝

Nha Trang is surrounded by the Ninh Van Bay, Van Phong Bay, Whale Island‎, Hon Tre Island‎, and Hon Tam Island, all of which‎ are a short ferry ride away. If you enjoy sunbathing and snorkelling, this would be your choice.

Damage 💲 :

Who is it for 👨‍👨‍👧‍👦 :
– Wealthy travellers
– Families with young children

Pro(s) 👍🏼:
– quiet and peaceful
– Child-friendly attractions are aplenty

– Nightlife is very limited

Hotels @ Nha Trang City 🏙

within walking distance from attractions such as Po Nagar Cham Towers, Cho Dam Market, and Long Son Pagoda. Visitors can also rent a bicycle or motorcycle to get around the city.

Damage💲 :

Who is it for 🎒 :
– budget-conscious travellers
– History buffs
– party animals

Pro(s) 👍🏼:
– Historical landmarks are within walking distance
– Restaurants & Night Markets
– Pedestrian-friendly streets
– Bars and Clubs

– busy night life


Resort/ Hotels Highlights🏨

This is the question most of you asking for. I am greedy and lucky enough to have stayed at both City & Island. Why waste the uninterrupted beaches and beautiful landscape?

Mia Resort Nha Trang @ Nha Trang Bay & Islands 🏝

Designed and built for those who demand nothing but the very best, Mia offers exclusive villas set among manicured gardens and sea views.

Bai Dong, Cam Hai Dong, Cam Lam District, Khanh Hoa Province
☎ +84(0) 58 398 9666


Mia Resort_4

Mia Resort_2
Photo: AirAsia


L’Alyana Ninh Van Bay @ Nha Trang Bay & Islands 🏝

Sits on a dramatic bay with golden sand and a backdrop of towering mountains. You can enjoy many of the resort’s activities and excursions on water, snorkelling the coral house reef and on land by joining eco- tour.

Tan Thanh Hamlet, Ninh Ich Commune, Ninh Hoa District Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam.
☎ (+84) 258 3624 777





Photo: AirAsia
Photo: AirAsia

InterContinental Nha Trang @ Nha Trang City 🏙

The ultimate retreat located between mountain and the sea. Minutes away from the tourist area which offers a huge choice of bars and restaurants.

32-34 Tran Phu Street, Vietnam.
☎ (+84) 058 388 7777

Source: Intercontinental Hotel



Sheraton Nha Trang @ Nha Trang City 🏙

Located in the heart of Nha Trang City, Sheraton overlooking Nha Trang Bay, I fell in love with the view from the hotel room and everything it offered.

26-28 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang City, Vietnam
☎ +(84)(58) 388 0000


Source: Sheraton Hotel
Source: Sheraton Hotel

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