Vietnam Travel Guide


  • Most international visitors to Vietnam need a visa. You can apply for a visa at the Vietnamese embassy or consulate in your home country.
  • Citizens of some countries may be eligible for visa exemption for a short period (15 to 30 days).
  • You can check visa information and requirements on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam

When to go:

  • Vietnam has a tropical monsoon climate with two distinct seasons: the wet season and the dry season.
  • The dry season (from November to April) is the best time to visit Vietnam as the weather is cool and dry.
  • The wet season (from May to October) can be rainy in some areas, but it is also the time to experience the golden rice season in the North and Central regions.

Getting around:

  • Airplane: There are many international and domestic airlines operating flights to Vietnam. You can book your flight online or through a travel agency.
  • Train: Vietnam’s railway system is quite well-developed, with many train routes running along the length of the country. This is a budget-friendly and interesting option for traveling between cities.
  • Bus: There are many reputable bus companies providing passenger transportation between provinces and cities. This is a flexible option and suitable for those who want to explore roadside attractions.
  • Motorbike: Renting a motorbike is a popular way to get around in Vietnam, especially in rural areas. However, you need to be careful when participating in traffic.


  • Vietnam has a variety of accommodation options, from luxury hotels to budget guesthouses. You can book your room online or through a travel agency.
  • Some popular tourist areas offer homestay services, allowing you to experience the life of the locals.


  • Vietnamese cuisine is rich and diverse with many delicious dishes. You should try some specialties such as Pho, Bun Cha, Banh Mi, Nem, Goi Cuon,…
  • Each region has its own characteristic dishes, so take some time to explore the local cuisine when traveling to each region.


  • Vietnam has many markets and shopping centers with a variety of goods. You can buy souvenirs, clothes, handicrafts,…
  • Bargaining is recommended when shopping at traditional markets.


  • It is recommended to exchange Vietnamese currency before traveling.
  • You should bring sunscreen, hat, cap,… to protect your skin from the sun.
  • You should dress modestly when visiting temples and pagodas.
  • You should learn some basic Vietnamese phrases to communicate with locals.

Have a happy and memorable trip to Vietnam!

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Contact PNA Travel for any questions before your trip to Vietnam!

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