What to See in Vietnam for First Time Travelers?
As one of the most beautiful countries in Southeast Asia, Vietnam should not be missed for travelers. The UNESO heritage site Halong Bay, colonial capital city Hanoi, modern Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An Ancient Town, historical Hue and productive Mekong Delta are all the best places to visit. Usually it takes around 10 days.
Mekong River Floating Market
Imperial City in Hue
When is the Best Time to take Vietnam Tour Packages?
The climate in Vietnam is tropical basically and can be divided into dry and rainy seasons. The dry season is from November to next April, and it is the best time to visit Vietnam. The rainy season is from May to October.
While, most Vietnam traditional festivals are in rainy season, if you want to learn more about the Vietnam culture and customs, and enjoy less busy attractions, that will be a good time.
How to Get to and Travel Around Vietnam?
There are three international airports in Vietnam: Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International Airport and Da Nang Airport. There is no direct flight from Europe or North America to Vietnam, most airlines will connect flights in Hong Kong, China or Tokyo, Japan.
The public transportation in Vietnam is quite convenient. Flights, trains and open buses are all available. In our Vietnam private tours, we mainly arrange domestic flights and private cars for our clients, to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip.
Is Tipping Required in Vietnam?
Generally, tipping is not mandatory when you travel in Vietnam. However, it is a polite way to express your satisfaction and appreciation for the service you received. You could prepare some changes of Vietnamese Dong for convenience.
Where is the Best Place to Try Vietnamese Food?
In Vietnam, the northern Hanoi and the southern Ho Chi Minh City are not only famous for tourism sights, but also for delicious Vietnamese cuisines. There are many good local restaurants, among which the Essence Restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter and Noir. Dining In The Dark in Ho Chi Minh City are the most recommended. If you travel to Vietnam, please do have a try.
Do I Need a Visa for Vietnam Tour Packages?
Traveling to Vietnam, visa requirements vary according to the nationalities. The latest information from the Vietnam embassy is listed as below:
15-day visa free to Vietnam: Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Denmark, Finland, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Belarus;
30-day visa free to Vietnam: Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Kyrgyzstan;
14-day visa free to Vietnam: Brunei, Myanmar;
21-day visa free to Vietnam: Philippines;
For countries not mentioned above, the residents still need to apply for a visa. We will offer the Approval Letter for travelers who take our Vietnam private tours to help with the visa.