|Currency||Vietnamese dong (₫)|
|Exchange Rate||US$1 = ₫24371.06|
|Plugs||A, C, G|
|Time||Indochina Time (UTC+07:00)|
|Must-Try||Pho, Banh mi, Bun cha, Goi cuon, Cha ca|
|January - March||Low season, cool and dry weather|
|April - June||High season, hot weather|
|July - September||Low season, rainy season|
|October - December||High season, cool and dry weather|
Explore the bustling capital city, visit Hoan Kiem Lake, and wander through the Old Quarter. If you have more time and the weather is good, consider exploring Sapa or the Ha Giang loop.
Take a cruise in the stunning limestone karsts of Ha Long Bay and explore the caves.
Visit the ancient temples of Hoa Lu, take a boat ride through the scenic Tam Coc, and explore the caves of Trang An.
Experience the imperial city of Hue, explore the ancient citadel, and visit the royal tombs.
Drive a motorbike across the scenic Hai Van Pass, enjoy panoramic views of the coastline. One-way rentals are possible from Hue, even with luggage transport.
Admire the well-preserved ancient town of Hoi An, take a lantern-making class, and enjoy the local cuisine.
Escape to the cool mountain town of Dalat, visit the flower farms, and hike in the surrounding hills.
Relax on the sandy beaches and sand dunes of Mui Ne, try sandboarding, and visit the Fairy Stream.
Skip busy Ho Chi Minh City and head directly to Vinh Long in the Mekong Delta, from where you take the ferry to this peaceful island in the Mekong Delta region. Relax in a hammock, bike through the fruit orchards, and take a boat tour.
Experience the vibrant floating markets of Can Tho, visit the rice paddies, and take a boat trip along the canals.
Vietnam is the world's largest exporter of cashew nuts and black pepper.