Going to Monkey Island, tourists not only admire ecstatic natural landscapes, immerse themselves in the romantic atmosphere but also have fun with the monkeys here. It has been becoming the appealing ecotourism attracting numerous tourists.
Situated 15km from Nha Trang coastal city to the north, Nha Phu Bay is a poetic paradise with blue waves, turquoise water and dreaming natural landscapes. In such peaceful scenery, Monkey Island, also known as Hon Lao Island emerges as the glittering gem among the immense blue of the sea, which seemly adorns the glamor here. A wonderful scenery of the nature looks like inviting tourists to participate in Nha Trang travel. The reason why Hon Lao Island was called Monkey Island is that the island is home to over 1,200 monkeys. This is also one of the interesting things making Hon Lao become much more vivid in the eyes of tourists in Nha Trang tourism.
Monkeys on the island which have been domesticated include 2 categories: Macaca Rhérus and Macaca Fassicularit. They are extremely friendly to tourists; sometimes bring laughter to tourists taking part in any Nha Trang tours for its loving mischief. Especially, there are 3 troops of monkey in the island, all of which are under the control and management of a male monkey. This monkey is called monkey King with a beautiful face, muscular body and full of mighty. Accessing Monkey King and taking the photo with him is probably the desire of any tourists when arriving here.
Setting foot in one of the most magnificent attractions in Nha Trang, tourists will be fascinated by wild natural landscapes which offers tourists a fresh atmosphere. The pristine reefs blending on the blue background of the sea along with the colorful coral reefs promisingly bring an ideal rendezvous to relax in Nha Trang tour. In addition, thanks to the special presence of gentle and friendly monkeys, tourists will find exciting experiences while participating in Nha Trang travel to one of the most beautiful islands in Nha Trang.
Going to Monkey Island, tourists have a chance to admire roadside landscapes with hundreds of cycas revoluta surrounding. Through the cycas revoluta forest, tourists will land on the coconut forest. It is also home to the first troop of monkey. The characteristic of the monkey here is yellow plumage which looks fairly funny. From coconut forest, tourists walk into the territory of the second troop of monkey. This troop retains the darker crest on the top of its head. There are many monkeys carrying their little monkeys with its tawny fur and bewildered face. Here, guides will introduce about behavior, living conditions…of monkey troop each. It would be a little interesting for tourists in Nha Trang tour when understand more about living habits of the monkey here.
The elaborately trained monkeying circuses in Monkey Island will promisingly bring moments of greatest relaxation. Tourists will admire the fascinating performances such as monkey catching balls, monkey milling rice, monkey pounding rice, monkey performing fitness, monkey passing obstacles and monkey going on roundabouts…. Especially, walking to the wild forest at the end of the island, tourists will be surely surprise and amazed at naturally friendly mischievous monkeys, which creates the close feeling with the wild nature the Creator bestowed the wonderful land.
Not only owning romantic natural scenery, smooth sandy shores about 500m long like the strip of silk make tourists to quickly soak up the blue sea water romping right below the foot. In addition, Monkey Island makes tourists infatuated with the attractive beach games such as jetski, parachute or kayak…which offers the refreshing feeling. Tourists who love speed and thrills could not definitely dismiss Prokart car racing. Going to Nha Trang, tourists will enjoy the mystical beauty at the bottom of the ocean along with professional guides to explore hidden beauty of coral castle and marine life in the modern diving equipment… All promisingly bring an exciting Nha Trang tour and the lasting impression of lovely monkeys on this beautiful island.
Monkey Island in the evening is actually peaceful for those who love bathing, admiring the nature and contemplating sunset. Tourists will surely remember farcical monkeys in magnificent natural scenery with immense lush forest retaining its pristine character. Monkey Island is worth one of the most impressive attractions in Nha Trang, strongly alluring both domestic and foreign tourists.
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Ventures Through Vietnam 14 Days
- Depart Time: Daily
- Starts/Ends: Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh
- Tour type: Private Tours
- Travel Style: Heritage Tours, Family Tours, Culture & History
- Activities: Walking tours, Sightseeing Tours, Cultural, religious and historic sites tours
- Suitable for: Family, Group, Couple