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Vietnam Information

Travel and Local Information Guide

This section of Vietnam information covers all of the important information you may need to know when visiting the country. From getting around, visas, climate, and geography to local information on shopping and orientation, it's so important to be prepared before embarking on a holiday to any destination across the world, and Vietnam is no different.  

Home to a wide range of sightseeing, dining, and shopping opportunities, Vietnam is one of the most tourist-friendly countries in Southeast Asia. If this is your first time to Vietnam, getting to know the country’s many cultural issues, festivals, and customs allows you to fully experience the local lifestyle as you get to enjoy vibrant celebrations and religious rituals that you won’t find in other places. We’ve also compiled other local information you may need during your travels to help you further understand this unique country.

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Vietnam Information by Cities

  • Ho Chi Minh City Information

    Our Ho Chi Minh City information section has all the necessary travel details for a well-planned vacation in this unique Read More»

  • Hanoi Information

    Hanoi Information

    With a population of four million and a more genteel style than Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi is the cultural capital of Read More»

  • Da Nang Information

    This Da Nang information section has all the important travel details you’d need for a well-planned vacation in this Read More»

  • Hoi An Information

    Hoi An Information

    One of the quietest cities in Vietnam, charming Hoi An is a must for culture buffs. Ancient buildings line the Read More»

  • Nha Trang Information

    Our Nha Trang information section comprises of important travel aspects you may need for your holiday in the beautiful Read More»

  • Phu Quoc Island Information

    This Phu Quoc Island information section has all the important travel details you’d need before enjoying your tropical Read More»

Ho Chi Minh City Weather

Ho Chi Minh City Weather

Ho Chi Minh City has a tropical monsoon climate -- it's very much a typical steaming hot Southeast Asian metropolis Read More...

Hanoi Weather

Hanoi Weather

Hanoi has a mild, tropical climate typical of northern Vietnam with a dry season from November to April and a wet season Read More...

Da Nang Weather

Da Nang Weather

Though it does cool down from December through February, it is unlikely visitors will ever need to wear more than one Read More...

Nha Trang Weather

The weather in Nha Trang is usually warm and humid for the first eight months of the year, making it a popular Read More...

Hue Weather

Hue weather enjoys hot and humid seasons throughout the year, but it’s known to be hotter than most cities during the Read More...

Mui Ne Weather

Mui Ne weather has a tropical monsoon climate with the rainy season falling between April and October and the dry season Read More...

Tan Son Nhat International Airport (HCMC)

Tan Son Nhat International Airport (HCMC)

The gateway to Southern Vietnam, Tan Son Nhat International Airport, located just 7km from Ho Chi Minh City began as a Read More...

Noi Bai International Airport

Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi)

Located approximately 45km from the centre of Hanoi, Noi Bai International Airport is the largest airport in Northern Read More...

Danang International Airport

Da Nang International Airport

Located just a few kilometres from the city centre Da Nang International Airport is used as both a civil and military Read More...

Featured Stories in Vietnam

  • 10 Crazy Experiences You Will Have in Vietnam

    Vietnam may be renowned for its many pristine temples, colonial architecture, geological wonders, and mouth-watering Read More»

  • 8 Known Scams to Avoid in Vietnam

    There are some common scams in Vietnam that you should still be aware of, however unlikely you are to fall foul of. Read More»

  • 10 Reasons Why You Keep Coming Back to Vietnam

    Vietnam is a country with so many sightseeing opportunities, unique festivals, and gastronomic delights that can’t be Read More»

  • 10 Ways to Save Money in Vietnam

    Vietnam is one of the most affordable travel destinations in Southeast Asia, where backpackers and budget-conscious Read More»

  • Vietnam’s Off the Beaten Track Destinations

    This section of Vietnam’s off-the-beaten-track destinations caters to adventurous travellers who want to get off the Read More»

  • Hanoi vs Saigon: Which City is Better?

    When it comes to which city to visit in Vietnam, Hanoi and Saigon (or Ho Chi Minh City) are often popular choices among Read More»

Vietnam Useful Information Guide

Vietnam Tips and FAQs

This section of Vietnam travel tips and FAQs covers all of the important information you may need to know when visiting Read More...

Vietnam Visa

Vietnam History

Conquered by the armies of China's Han dynasty in 111 BC, it was not until 939 AD that the Vietnamese were able to expel Read More...

Vietnam Airports

Vietnam Airports

Whether you flying domestic or international it’s good to familiarise yourself with Vietnam’s airports: Noi Bai, Tan Son Read More...

Vietnam Festivals & Events

Vietnam Festivals & Events

Expressing reverence, maintaining ancient traditions, remembering dead heroes, commemorating important events, Read More...

Vietnam Weather

Vietnam Weather

Vietnam is often depicted as a place with steamy jungles and hot beaches, but country's climate is quite diverse, with Read More...

Vietnam Visa

Vietnam Visa

A valid visa is required, obtainable at Vietnamese embassies and consulates abroad (see addresses section). Business Read More...

People & Culture

People & Culture

Vietnam's people are a special mix of cultures, languages and historical backgrounds. The one common denominator amongst Read More...

Tet Festival

With a history that dates back thousands of years, the Tet Festival was originally celebrated by Vietnamese farmers to Read More...

Vietnam Transportation

Vietnam Transportation

Vietnam is relatively isolated in comparison with Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore, while there are several directSaigon Read More...

Ho Chi Minh Map

Our interactive map displays all available hotels with photos, facilities, attractions, landmarks and other items of Read More...

Hanoi Map

Our interactive map displays all available hotels with photos, facilities, attractions, landmarks and other items of Read More...

Da Nang Map

Our interactive map displays all available hotels with photos, facilities, attractions, landmarks and other items of Read More...

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