Nha Trang is known one of the beautiful coastal city in Vietnam with many entertainment activities: island excursion, scuba dive or snorkeling or known the Oceanographic Institute and many nature landscape. Beside that, Nha Trang still remain some of traditional village: Mat weaves, clay stove, rice field. And chance to visit a highest Buddha statue standing in 44 meters in heights was recognized on 28/11/2012...
08h00: You will be picked up from hotel by our expert tour guide and private car
The local people as known as Mountain Church or Nha Trang Cathedral, which was built in 1928 by Priest Louis Vallet, he was a French, he loves Nha Trang and want to show his dedications to this land. Within 5 years and used 500 cases of mine to gain a flat surface. Stone Church was built completed on 1933. Especially with many colorful glass was decorated in the mainhall and imported from France.
"Long Son" means "Dragon stayed on the Moutain" was first built in 1886 on the top of "Trai Thuy hill" which one's belong to one of 4 holy animal in Nha Trang to protect Nha Trang city hasn't influence of storm or tsunami. You have to step to over 150 steps and reach to the top to see a White Buddha "Sakayamuni" statue was siting on the lotus pedestal with 24 meters in height. Around the lotus is 6 portraits of monks was suicide to against Vietnam war.
Turn to Phan Dinh Giot street come to Nha Trang countryside. Stop at the local house, meet 2 artist with 40 years of experience makes a clay stove by hand. After get the clay in the farm, they will refine before choose a material to make a 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 do and take the photos with them...
Next to 500 meter is the house of 2 artist also had over 30 years of experience to weave a mat since she was 12 years old. With the clever hands, they weaves everyday products many mats to Nha Trang people and sales to others city. Let's try to make it with them.
Visit the wooden ancient house in Nha Trang to knows more of Nha Trang culture and Vietnam architect. The present owners was a nephew of the fiff generations. His habits to decorated many bonsai in the garden, he's also plants many fruits around: papaya, cocoa, jackfruit, dragon fruits, mango...
Have a dish of tropical fruits and a cup of tea before leaving.
Stop close to the paddy field. Tour guide explain and introduce about the rice of Vietnam with types, method to plant and harvest and also combine raises fish before start to plants for next crops.
Visit a biggest Buddha statues was standing in 44 meters in height. A record was recognized in 2012 and building in 10 years with $1 million dollard is the donation of many buddhist in the world.
11h30: Car & tour guide drop you off the hotel.
End of tour. See you next time.
|N0 of Guests||Price per Person|
|02 People||$65 US|
|03 People||$60 US|
|04 People||$55 US|
|05 People||$50 US|
|06 People||$45 US|
|07 People||$44 US|
|08 People||$43 US|
|09 People||$42 US|
|10 People||$40 US|