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Vietnam is a long country with difference weather in each region. It starts from tropical to sub-tropical zone so a part of Vietnam is cloudy & rainy, another one is sunny & warm. If you could flexible your time, the best weather condition is April – May & October - November.
You can read more at our articles Best time to visit Vietnam.
For first time travelling to Vietnam, I would recommend you to visit the must-see places of Vietnam such as: Hanoi, Sapa, Ninh Binh, Halong Bay (one of the Seven New Wonders), Hue, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh city. Depending on the length of trip, you can consider and choose the suitable destinations.
Read more at: 5-useful-information-for-first-time-visitors-when-travelling-to-vietnam
For your return to Vietnam, you can consider visiting Mai Chau, Ban Gioc Waterfall in norther parts of Vietnam, Da Lat – the highland in central part of Vietnam, Phan Thiet, Phu Quoc, Nha Trang in the Southern part of Vietnam.
It will depend on the length of your trip but ideally you can spend around 7 – 12 days to visit Vietnam.
Vietnam has a tropical climate with a considerable amount of sun, a high rate of rainfall, and high humidity. It is also influenced by monsoon. So the best time to travel to Vietnam is from October to April which is consider as dry season and cool weather. Please read more detail here.
The booking process is represented through 5 steps below:
Fill in the numbers of adults, children and infants and cabins of your group, enter your departure date and click 'Check Rates' button, you will see the accommodation prices.
Once you selected an accommodation, click 'Book Now' button to continue.
Tips: To get more special discounts, please take a look at 'Trip saving for booking together' section where you can check rates and get a discount for booking 02 services at the same time. The discount amount ranges from US$3 to US$60 per room per night (hotel) or per pax (tour).
This step meets your needs in booking optional services like transfer, visa, kayaking or other interesting activities related to your current booking.
Tips: Don't forget to book hotels, tours together in this step! It's a smart way to get more savings.
Here you can review, add or remove your booking items, complete and submit your booking form.
After your booking is submitted, the system navigates to a 'Thank you page and send you an automatic email listing all the services you requested.
Our travel consultant will get in contact with you within 01 working day to inform about the service availability & payment.
1. Check availability :
After receiving your booking request, our consultant will check the availability of the services. If the services are available, our consultant will send you a payment link for the deposit by email, otherwise we will give you some alternative suggestions.
Notice: our email may go to your spam mailbox, please check your spam mailbox if you don't receive our response in one working day.
After receiving the payment link in the email sent from our consultant, please make the deposit as soon as possible to secure your booking. When we receive your deposit payment, our consultant will reserve the services for your booking as following:
If all of the services are reserved successfully, we will send you a Confirmation Email including the deposit invoice and other useful information
If the services are fully booked and are not available, we will inform you and suggest other options. In case you no longer want to book these services, we will refund all of the deposit amount.
Notice: Your booking will NOT be confirmed until we send you the Confirmation email. The remaining balance can be paid later - before departure date. For some urgent bookings or special types of promotion, 100% of the total cost will be required.
The full payment must be made before your departure date. The exact deadline will be confirmed by our travel consultant depending on each service you booked.
The remaining balance can be paid by Cash (VND, USD, AUD, EUR) or by credit card. For the customers who're going to stay in Hanoi, we are able to setup a direct meeting to collect the final payment.
Notice: Payment by cash on arrival is only applied for trips starting from Hanoi and the arrival date is before the payment deadline (confirmed by our travel consultant). All currencies are exchanged by local rate.
Vietnam is one of the safest countries for visitor included women who travel alone. While traveling to all part of Vietnam you will find that is true. We will advise you all useful information to ensure that no problems could be met due to language/ culture barriers.
Travel to Indochina – tropical & subtropical countries we would like to give you some advices for your necessary packing below:
-Print out & bring all your travel documents: Flight/train tickets, Trip confirmation voucher/invoice, time table and itinerary which you get from us.
- The passport with valid at least 6 months from date you travel to Vietnam with necessary document for visa if required.
- Your driver licenses (if you plan to hire a car) or diving (if you join the diving trip).
- Your personal health required like: First-aid kit, personal medication & vitamins, Sun scream (+25), sunglasses, aspirin and/or paracetamol…
- Clothes should bring ones which easy to wash and fast drying suitable with weather on the date you travel (check weather or ask your consultants before you come); comfortable shoes/ sandals.
- Insect repellent: if you travel in summer and visit the Mekong Delta; rural area.
- Money: cash/credit card, money belt to keep your money from stolen.
Travel insurance is available for traveler to join our Indochina tours but you should have full coverage travel insurance from your home. It would be more helpful in case of some emergency situation which you could not come to Vietnam because the insurance cover hospital & Medical expenses.
Indochina Countries don’t have any official vaccinations required, however you should immunize some types of infectious diseases like cholera, hepatitis, typhoid, tetanus, polio…. Also Indochina are developing countries, there are many rural areas so you should bring your mosquito repellent. In additional, some types of medicines for Headaches, diarrhea, constipation, insect bites, sore throats, eye drops, cuts, etc are easy to find in local, however you could bring them for urgent need.