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Vietnam highlights for you

18 Days Treasures of Vietnam Vacation
  • Hike through rice terraces in Pu Luong
  • Enjoy a scenic boat ride in Ninh Binh
  • Experience Mekong Delta’s riverside life
  • Relax on the beach of Phu Quoc Island
13 Days Iconic Vietnam Holiday
  • Uncover Hanoi’s street culture on a cylco
  • Cruise overnight in Lan Ha Bay
  • Visit UNESCO heritage sites in Hue and Hoi An
  • Experience Mekong Delta’s riverside life
10 Days Vietnam Family Adventures
  • Uncover Hanoi’s street culture on a cylco
  • Cruise overnight in Lan Ha Bay
  • Visit UNESCO heritage sites in Hoi An
  • Experience Mekong Delta’s riverside life
21 Days Ultimate Vietnam & Cambodia Holiday
  • Cruise through karst peaks in Lan Ha Bay
  • Sunbathe on the sandy beach of Mui Ne
  • Learn about Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh
  • Visit the world’s wonder Angkor Wat
21 Days Grand Vietnam Vacation
  • Trek through rice terraces in Hoang Su Phi
  • Conquer Asia’s largest cave in Phong Nha
  • Cruise through karst peaks in Lan Ha Bay
  • Relax on the private Whale Island
19 Days Epic Vietnam Discovery
  • Trek through rice terraces in Hoang Su Phi
  • Conquer Asia’s largest cave in Phong Nha
  • Visit UNESCO sites in Hue and Hoi An
  • Experience at a Mekong’s local homestay

Important Information

Visa Exemptions (Single entry only):

Visitors from these countries may enter visa-free, and stay for the indicated number of days. To stay beyond this number of days, you
may apply for a visa extension upon your arrival in Vietnam. Please contact us to know if you have visa-free in Vietnam!!!

Electronic Visa (E-visa):

Vietnam is currently launching a pilot e-Visa system for citizens from 80 countries 
✅ Valid for 30 days 
✅ Processing 3 working days 
✅ Receive approval in your email 
Access The Vietnam Immigration portal, go to 'E-visa Issuance'; and click on the link for 'Outside Vietnam foreigners'.

Visa on Arrival:

✅ Enabling 3rd party support 
✅ Multiple-entry visit 
✅ Valid for more than 30 days 
If you are near a Vietnamese embassy/consulate: submit your photo, application form, passport, and visa fee in person.

Lunar New Year (Tet)

The Vietnam’s largest and most important festival. Emphasis is placed on family with many returning to their home town to celebrate. Usually falling in January or February, Tet Eve is the most important day in the lunar calendar and the excitement is palpable!

Hue Festival

A biennial cultural event celebrated in even years in order to honor Hue's cultural heritages as well as Vietnam's national identity towards people from all over the world. With a quite long history since 1992, each time of celebration is distinctive festive theme, which never fails to draw attractions from millions of visitors.

Mid Autumn Festival

Held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the lunar calendar, it is the time for famer give thanks for the harvest and pray for the next harvest will be better. There are many exciting activities such as: lion dancer, prepare and decorate a tray of fruits, making a full moon cake. Everybody especially children often join to some games at the yard under the moonlight

Northern Vietnam

The north of Vietnam is furthest from the equator and is quite mountainous. Thus, the temperature here can be lower than in the rest of the country. Especially in the winter months, it can be a lot colder (17 - 20 degrees Celsius). The rainy season here runs from May to September.

Central Vietnam

In Central Vietnam it never really gets cold. Temperatures also remain above 20 degrees Celsius on average during the winter months. In the months of July and August it can get very hot here and in the fall it rains the most here, with severe storms possible.

Southern Vietnam

In the south, the differences in temperature are smaller. Here the temperature throughout the year averages between 25 and 35 degrees Celsius. The rainy season lasts from May to October. In April the temperature can rise to over 35 degrees

Taxi

It is safer and offers more accountability when taking a reliable taxi brand. These are some reputable taxi companies: Thanh Cong, Mai Linh, Vinasun.

Ride-sourcing

Grab, Be and Gojek are popular apps in big cities such as Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City. They offer on-demand car taxi and motorcycle taxi booking service.

Tip

You can place a food order from a restaurant on ride-sourcing apps. They will assign a delivery partner to pick up the order to bring it to you.

Money Matters 

The official currency in Vietnam is the Vietnam đong, symbolised by đ or VND. Vietnamese notes are a mix of small paper bills and larger polymer bills, in values from 10,000 VND to 500,000VND.

Money Exchange

Upon arriving in Vietnam, you’ll want to have some cash in the local currency. Money can be exchanged in airports, banks and ATM.

Tip

To quickly convert from VND to USD, just remove three zeros and divide by 23

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