A Travel Price Comparison for Families, Couples, and Backpackers Chumphon vs. Nha Trang for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Chumphon or Nha Trang?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Should I visit Chumphon or Nha Trang? This is a common question asked by many travelers. By figuring out which city has activities that align with your interests along with knowing which is more affordable, you'll understand where you can get more bang for your buck. So, let's dive into the details and the data, which all comes from actual travelers.

Where Should I go: Chumphon or Nha Trang?

Chumphon

Sometimes tourism has a tendency to spoil the natural beauty of a place. This is not the case in the magical city of Chumphon, Thailand. As the gateway to the Chumphon Archipelago, this city has maintained natural, untouched beauty. Its miles of coastline are full of fine beaches with fishing, swimming and a number of other activities.

Nha Trang

For the relaxation of a small beach town, plus the energy of a young city, consider Nha Trang, Vietnam. As the most famous seaside town in Vietnam, Nha Trang is certainly livelier than many other beach resort towns. Visiting this part of Vietnam is not for the faint of heart. These people know the meaning of nightlife - and make the night last as long as they can.

Which place is cheaper, Nha Trang or Chumphon?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Chumphon is $37, while the average daily cost in Nha Trang is $40. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Chumphon and Nha Trang in more detail.



Accommodation
  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Chumphon $16
    Nha Trang $14
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Chumphon $32
    Nha Trang $28
Compare Hotels in Chumphon and Nha Trang

Looking for a hotel in Chumphon or Nha Trang? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Chumphon


Hotels in Nha Trang


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Our Analysis
We've analyzed the average and typical hotel prices based on guest reviews, star ratings, and hotel amenities here: Chumphon Hotel Prices and Nha Trang Hotel Prices.

Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Chumphon $6.45
    Nha Trang $14

Typical Local Transportation Prices in Nha Trang

Below are a few samples from actual travelers for transportation costs in Nha Trang:


  • Local Bus Ticket
    $0.12
  • Taxi From Airport
    $16

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Nha Trang

Also for Nha Trang, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • Try find your better than us! Airport transfer service in Cam Ranh APT-HTL (CXR): $24
  • Private transfer from Nha Trang to Mui Ne by car 7 seater: $99
  • Private Transfer: Nha Trang Train Station to/from Hotel in Nha Trang: $20
  • Private Transfer: Nha Trang Train Station - Nha Trang Center: $19
  • Private Transfer: Nha Trang City Center to Tuy Hoa City Center: $228
  • Private Transfer: Nha Trang City Center to Da Lat City Center: $166
  • Private Transfer: Nha Trang City Center to Cau Da/Vinpearl Port: $20
  • Private Transfer: Nha Trang City Center - Tuy Hoa City: $222
  • Private Transfer: Nha Trang City Center - Da Nang City: $573
  • Private Transfer: Nha Trang City Center - Cau Da Port: $19
  • Private Transfer: Nha Trang City & Phan Thiet: $277
  • Private Transfer: Nha Trang Airport to/from Vinpearl Port: $25

Is it cheaper to fly into Chumphon or Nha Trang?

Prices for flights to both Nha Trang and Chumphon change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.





Food
  • Food Meals for one day
    Chumphon $14
    Nha Trang $15
Typical Food Prices in Chumphon

For Chumphon, here are some examples of average food and meal prices for travelers:


  • Ice Cream
    $0.17
  • Fruit at the Market
    $0.56
  • Breakfast
    $1.11

Typical Food Prices in Nha Trang

Here are some examples of typical meal expenses from previous travelers to Nha Trang:


  • Casual Lunch (for Two)
    $5.73

Food Tours and Cooking Classes in Nha Trang

For Nha Trang, here are some samples of tours and activities related to meals and dining experiences:

  • Nha Trang Private Street Food Tour By Motobike: $50
  • Street Food Tour With Chef Dat: $67
  • Nha Trang Cooking Class: $67
  • Viet Garden Cooking Class (Countryside and Market tour): $75
  • Private Afternoon Nha Trang Food Tour by Pedicab And Tasting Street Food: $75
  • Nha Trang Private Memorable Sunset River Tour for nice dinner and sightseeing : $77
  • Nha Trang Special Sunset River Cruise for sightseeing and nice dinner: $77
  • NhaTrang Private Sunset River Cruise for a nice dinner at a riverside restaurant: $82
  • Nha Trang Half-Day Cooking Class: $85
  • Nha Trang Sunset Cocktails and Dinner Cruise: $85
  • Countryside Private Cooking Class: $89
  • Romantic Sunset Cocktails and Dinner Cruise: $90

Entertainment
  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Chumphon $10
    Nha Trang $9.75

Typical Entertainment Prices in Nha Trang

For Nha Trang, here are some examples of average entertainment and activity prices from previous travelers:


  • Po Ngar Cham Entrance (for Two)
    $1.31
  • Two Rental Lounge Chairs on Beach
    $2.87
  • Vinpearl Land Amusement Park
    $18
  • Fairy Spring Waterfall Entrance
    $0.41
  • Thap Ba Mud Bath
    $4.09
  • Cyclo Tour of City (One Day)
    $10

Tours and Activities in Nha Trang

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Nha Trang.

  • Half Day Car Nha Trang Excursion From Cruise Port (Min 2 pax): $50
  • Nha Trang 3 Island Private Tour: $50
  • Nha Trang Adventure & Country Private Jeep Tour: $95
  • Nha Trang Full Day Private Tour Snorkeling Included Lunch And Mud Bath: $155
  • Private Half Day Guided Snorkeling Tour Nha Trang Included Lunch: $155
  • Scuba Diving Experience in Nha Trang Bay : $47
  • 01 Day trip motorcycle Tour Nha trang to Dalat ( one way ): $83
  • 03 Hour Pedicab Explore Nha Trang City (Small Group Tour) : $69
  • 2 Day Car Tour Excursion Dalat and Mui Ne (Minimum 4 pax): $170
  • 2 Day Private Tour to Discover Nha Trang City: $121
  • 2 Days Daklak Highland Tour From Nha Trang Included Hotel And Meals: $295
  • 2 Days Motorbike Tour To Dalat: $150

Alcohol
  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Chumphon $11
    Nha Trang $19
Typical Alcohol Prices in Chumphon

Some typical examples of the costs for nightlife and alcohol in Chumphon are as follows:


  • Beer (2)
    $3.90


When comparing the travel costs between Chumphon and Nha Trang, we can see that Nha Trang is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Asia, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Chumphon Expensive? and Is Nha Trang Expensive?.


Which is Bigger, Chumphon or Nha Trang?

Nha Trang has a larger population, and is about 5 times larger than the population of Chumphon. When comparing the sizes of Chumphon and Nha Trang, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.


When is the best time to visit Chumphon or Nha Trang?

Both destinations experience a warmer climate with nice weather most of the year. Instead of summer and winter seasons, they usually have a rainy season and a dry season.

Should I visit Chumphon or Nha Trang in the Summer?

The summer attracts plenty of travelers to both Chumphon and Nha Trang. Warm weather and sunshine bring visitors to Chumphon year-round. Nha Trang attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and sunny climate.

January to August in Nha Trang is the dry season. Also, September to December is the rainy season in Nha Trang. Chumphon gets a good bit of rain this time of year. In July, Chumphon usually receives more rain than Nha Trang. Chumphon gets 174 mm (6.9 in) of rain, while Nha Trang receives 30 mm (1.2 in) of rain each month for the summer.

In the summer, Chumphon is around the same temperature as Nha Trang. Typically, the summer temperatures in Chumphon in July average around 28°C (82°F), and Nha Trang averages at about 28°C (82°F).


  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Chumphon 28°C (82°F) 
    Nha Trang 28°C (82°F)

Should I visit Chumphon or Nha Trang in the Autumn?

The autumn brings many poeple to Chumphon as well as Nha Trang. Chumphon attracts visitors year-round for its warm weather and sunny climate. The warm climate attracts visitors to Nha Trang throughout the year.

September to December in Nha Trang is the rainy season. It's quite rainy in Nha Trang. Chumphon receives a lot of rain in the autumn. Chumphon usually gets more rain in October than Nha Trang. Chumphon gets 276 mm (10.9 in) of rain, while Nha Trang receives 240 mm (9.4 in) of rain this time of the year.

In October, Chumphon is generally around the same temperature as Nha Trang. Daily temperatures in Chumphon average around 27°C (81°F), and Nha Trang fluctuates around 26°C (79°F).


  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Chumphon 27°C (81°F) 
    Nha Trang 26°C (79°F)

Should I visit Chumphon or Nha Trang in the Winter?

Both Nha Trang and Chumphon are popular destinations to visit in the winter with plenty of activities. The warm climate attracts visitors to Chumphon throughout the year. Plenty of visitors come to Nha Trang because of the warm climate and sunshine that lasts throughout the year.

The dry season in Nha Trang is January to August. In January, Chumphon usually receives more rain than Nha Trang. Chumphon gets 94 mm (3.7 in) of rain, while Nha Trang receives 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain each month for the winter.

Chumphon is around the same temperature as Nha Trang in the winter. The daily temperature in Chumphon averages around 25°C (77°F) in January, and Nha Trang fluctuates around 24°C (75°F).


  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Chumphon 25°C (77°F) 
    Nha Trang 24°C (75°F)

Should I visit Chumphon or Nha Trang in the Spring?

Both Nha Trang and Chumphon during the spring are popular places to visit. Plenty of visitors come to Chumphon because of the warm climate and sunshine that lasts throughout the year. Warm weather and sunshine bring visitors to Nha Trang year-round.

Chumphon usually gets more rain in April than Nha Trang. Chumphon gets 74 mm (2.9 in) of rain, while Nha Trang receives 40 mm (1.6 in) of rain this time of the year.

In the spring, Chumphon is around the same temperature as Nha Trang. Typically, the spring temperatures in Chumphon in April average around 29°C (84°F), and Nha Trang averages at about 26°C (79°F).


  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Chumphon 29°C (84°F) 
    Nha Trang 26°C (79°F)

Typical Weather for Nha Trang and Chumphon

Chumphon Nha Trang
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 25°C (77°F) 94 mm (3.7 in) 24°C (75°F) 40 mm (1.6 in)
Feb 26°C (80°F) 63 mm (2.5 in) 24°C (75°F) 10 mm (0.4 in)
Mar 27°C (81°F) 57 mm (2.2 in) 25°C (77°F) 20 mm (0.8 in)
Apr 29°C (84°F) 74 mm (2.9 in) 26°C (79°F) 40 mm (1.6 in)
May 28°C (83°F) 189 mm (7.4 in) 29°C (84°F) 50 mm (2 in)
Jun 28°C (82°F) 174 mm (6.9 in) 27°C (81°F) 50 mm (2 in)
Jul 28°C (82°F) 174 mm (6.9 in) 28°C (82°F) 30 mm (1.2 in)
Aug 27°C (81°F) 206 mm (8.1 in) 28°C (82°F) 40 mm (1.6 in)
Sep 28°C (82°F) 158 mm (6.2 in) 27°C (81°F) 150 mm (5.9 in)
Oct 27°C (81°F) 276 mm (10.9 in) 26°C (79°F) 240 mm (9.4 in)
Nov 26°C (79°F) 380 mm (15 in) 25°C (77°F) 240 mm (9.4 in)
Dec 25°C (77°F) 118 mm (4.6 in) 24°C (75°F) 170 mm (6.7 in)


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