Vietnam

Vietnam Highlights

"Timeless charm"

Vietnam Ratings

Cultural Exchange: 4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)

Outdoor Activity: 4.3 out of 5 stars (4.3 / 5)

Nature Discovery: 4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars (4.4 / 5)

Outdoor Activities in Vietnam

Caving, Climbing & Mountainering, Hiking, Mountain Biking

Country Profile

Capital: Hanoi (Hà Nội)

Important cities: Hanoi (Hà Nội), Ha Giang (Hà Giang), Haiphong (Hải Phòng), Dalat (Đà Lạt), Ho Chi Minh City (Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh) fomerly Saigon (Sài Gòn), Hoi An (Hội An), Da Nang (Đà Nẵng), Hue (Huế), Dong Hoi (Đồng Hới), Nha Trang, Phan Thiet (Phan Thiết), Vinh, Can Tho

Currency: đồng (VND)

Visa policy: Link

Area: 331,690 km2

Languages: Vietnamese, minority languages

Mobile Phone: The three main mobile-phone companies are Viettel, Vinaphone and Mobifone. It's essential to get a local SIM card for any communication.

Country code: +87

Electricity: 220V, 50Hz

Internet TLD: .vn

Time Zone: UTC+7

Sources: Lonely Planet, Wikipedia, Wikitravel

Weather

Description: Vietnam's climate, being located in the tropics and strongly influenced by the South China Sea has a monsoon-influenced tropical climate typical of that of mainland Southeast Asia.

When should you g:o The weather in Vietnam is hot and humid between July and August. There's also a summer monsoon. If you want to visit the entire country, you should go between April and June and between September and November.

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