Why Visit Vietnam?
From the mountainous north’s forested peaks and terraced rice fields of Sapa, to the tropical south’s endless coastline and lush Mekong Delta, Vietnam is blessed with stunningly beautiful and diverse landscapes.
Legacies of the nation’s momentous history and unique cultural identity are revealed in its evocative urban centers. During your Vietnam vacations, don’t miss a visit to charming Hanoi, the millennium-old capital, Hoi An‘s ancient town, and dynamic metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).
Much of this enthralling country can be leisurely explored by boat. For unforgettable Vietnam vacation packages, cruise the legendary Mekong or Red River, take a sampan ride through Ninh Binh’s waterlogged karst countryside at Trang An and Tam Coc, or sail across Halong and Lan Ha Bay, one of the planet’s most spectacular natural wonders.
Vietnam Vacation Packages
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Want to know more about vacations in Vietnam? Our destination specialists have compiled the definitive Vietnam travel guide to help you plan your trip. Find out when and where to go, what to see and do, where to eat and sleep, and more below.
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Do I Need a Visa To Travel To Vietnam?
All travelers entering Vietnam must have a valid passport and either a visa or pre-approval for a visa. The passport must be at least six months before the date of expiration or visitors will be denied entry. There must also be at least one blank page for a travel stamp.
Please note that if you are entering Vietnam on a cruise from Cambodia, you will need to have your visa stamped in your passport before embarkation. Otherwise, for most nationalities an e-Visa or visa on arrival are available.
Do I Need To Get Any Vaccinations Or Malaria Tablets Ahead Of Travel?
Before you travel to Vietnam, you should be vaccinated against hepatitis A and B, typhoid, and Japanese encephalitis. You should also get a rabies shot, since Vietnam is considered a high-risk country. Depending on where you will travel, you may also like to take malaria pills.
What Is One Thing I Shouldn’t Miss In Vietnam?
The city of Hoi An is an unmissable destination and worthy addition to any Vietnam vacation. A true highlight of the so-called classic Vietnam route, this ancient city is a hubbub of beautiful architecture, delicious food, and fascinating historic sites. It also has one of Vietnam’s best beaches.
What Is The Local Cuisine Like?
The cuisine in Vietnam is a fascinating adventure for Westerners, who may not have tried authentic Vietnamese food before. The cities are a great place to begin your culinary education, with dozens of open-air markets and high-end restaurants from which to sample and savor the local fare.
Is Vietnam Safe?
In general, Vietnam is a very safe place for travelers. Tourists might experience street vendors who are pushy or drivers who speed along busy streets, but as long as you practice common sense and street smarts, there is no reason for your trip to be unsafe. Make sure to mind your belongings and always use the recommended transportation.
When Is The Best Time Of Year To Go To Vietnam?
Generally, the best time of year to visit Vietnam is December through February, when it tends to be pleasant and dry. However, bear in mind that the weather varies significantly throughout the country, with southern areas experiencing a tropical climate. Hanoi in the north tends to be much colder.
Is Vietnam a Good Family Destination?
Is Vietnam a Good Honeymoon Destination?
For a couple that wants an out-of-the-box honeymoon, Vietnam is an excellent choice. There are countless opportunities for sightseeing as well as swimming, snorkeling, and boating. That’s not even to mention the beautiful natural vistas throughout the country that make for a serene, romantic getaway.
Vietnam has an abundance of breathtaking resorts and high-end hotels to add some glam to your honeymoon. You may also like to consider a romantic honeymoon cruise on the Mekong.