First-Time Visitor to Vietnam

First-Time Visitor to Vietnam

Have you never been in Vietnam? As a matter of fact, it is among the top heavens on planet earth for vacations and holidays. Preparing for a trip in this country surely needs more information. This is important. This article provides necessary details to travelers who are going to Vietnam for the first time in life.

When to visit Vietnam? It is the first question tourists must search when they plan. Vietnam has a diverse geography. It has three main parts. The country is divided into North, Center and South regions. Remember, these three regions have a different weather at the same time. It is necessary to focus on weather conditions in each region of the country. The best time to visit this inexpensive country is from December to April. But why it is? Remember, the months of July and August period are not good because of storms so the weather remains bad. Months of May to October are rainy in the South region. Similarly, the North and Centre remain dry and cold.

Where to go in Vietnam? This is second most important question for the tourists. The terrain in this country is complicated so reaching your destinations could be difficult. First time travelers must choose the destinations carefully according to geography.

The North: This region is very attractive for tourists. Hanoi is the first place to visit. It contains numerous destinations such as Vietnam Capital, Sword Lake (Hoan Kiem), Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi Old Quarter, Temple of Literature, and more. Halong Bay, Ninh Binh, and Sapa are other famous destinations in North.

The Central: Vietnam has its center which is a hub of culture, history and tradition. It has so many attractions such as Hue Citadel, Dong Ba Market, Thien Mu Pagoda, Con Hen and more. Also, visit Da Nang which is a famous city in center. It has a wide range of attractions such as Golden Bridge, Dragon Bridge, Marble Mountain, Son Tra Peninsula and Ba Na Hills Complex.

The South: Ho Chi Minh is the largest city in South. It is popular and attractive for many reasons. It is a financial hub in Vietnam. Don't forget to have a City Tour whenever you visit Ho Chi Minh. Also visit War Remnants Museum, China Town, Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Central Post Office and Cu Chi Tunnels. Mekong Delta is far from the Saigon City. This city is famous for Mekong River. The Cai Rang Floating Market, Paddy Fields, River Bank Villages, Fruit Gardens, and Specialties Factories are some other popular places to visit.

Currency and Money: The official currency of Vietnam is Dong. Check the exchange rate on Google. Tourists can get the exchange at airports, banks and other financial institutes. Always bring neat and clean US dollars because banks will never accept notes having stains or texts.

Passport and Visa: Check your passport. It needs to be valid for at least 3 months. Tourists will need a tourist visa before entering in Vietnam. Residents of different countries require visa but several nations are having visa-free entry. Check the name of your country in either list. Make sure that you need a visa or not. Also bring necessary apparel, electronics (Phones, Power Savers or Headphones). Those who want to visit shopping centers must bring reasonable cash. Keep a toothbrush, shaving machine, shaving cream and other personal items in your bag.