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Mountain lures tourists to view coastal city of Nha Trang

A panoramic view of Nha Trang from Hoàng Ngưu Mountain. 

In recent years, people have taken part in mountaineering tourism to delve into nature and ascend mountain summits. When visiting the seaside city of Nha Trang in the central province of Khánh Hòa, besides Cô Tiên Mountain, tourists can also attempt to scale the Hoàng Ngưu Mountain peak.

A group of tourists conquer Hoàng Ngưu Mountain peak. VNA Photos Phan Sáu

Situated to some 7km east of Nha Trang and standing at 948m above sea level, the Hoàng Ngưu mountain range in Phước Đồng Commune is deemed the pinnacle of the coastal city.

The mountain is an ideal camping place for tourists to enjoy the fresh and cool air of Nha Trang. 

Legend has it that from a distance, the mountain resembles a buffalo with two stone horns. In bygone days, locals believed that this mountain, resembling a vast buffalo, shielded them from detrimental winds and storms coming from the western coast.

The mountain beckons travellers who have a zest for exploration and are in good health. It stands as one of five mountains offering panoramic vistas of Nha Trang City.

On the peak of Hoàng Ngưu Mountain.

To reach the summit of the mountain, visitors must navigate a meandering and steep path characterised by large rocks, slender streams, extended inclines, and towering reeds. The mountain poses a significant challenge but also serves as an enticing camping spot for adventure enthusiasts.

Scaling the Hoàng Ngưu mountain offers a unique scenery of Nha Trang, enhancing its allure. From this vantage point, Nha Trang appears even more enchanting, vibrant and radiant. Those who achieve this feat are unlikely to forget the profound sense of accomplishment and the breathtaking views it rewards. VNS

The peak of Hoàng Ngưu Mountain where tourists can have a panorama view of Nha Trang City.

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