Vietnam Travel News
First direct flight from Hanoi to Hiroshima will be offered by Vietjet.
Budget airline Vietjet said Friday it would open a direct route connecting Hanoi with Hiroshima from July 19 to boost investment and tourism between Vietnam and Japan. There would be two weekly flights on Wednesday and Sunday, the airline announced at a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh who is in Japan for the expanded summit of the Group of Seven (G7).
Khau Vai pass: wild canyon in northern Vietnam
The Khau Vai Pass is a scenic canyon in the north of Meo Vac District, near the border of Ha Giang and Cao Bang provinces. It lies within the Khau Vai hydropower reservoir area, about 20 to 25 km from the town of Meo Vac. It is almost 300 km away from Hanoi and takes 8 to 9 hours to reach from the capital by car. It offers stunning views, steep cliffs, and a green river for kayaking and camping trips.
Hoi An - Vietnam imposes admission fees for tour groups
Starting on May 15, tourists who arrive in Hoi An as part of organized tour groups must buy tickets in order to enter the "ancient town."
Individuals wishing to support the tourist site may buy tickets, but it won't be mandatory.
Da Nang - Vietnam the place that you want to be on vacation this summer
Da Nang, which has been called the most livable city in Vietnam, is constantly on the "priority list" of Vietnam's tourist destinations, the ideal place that you want to visit this summer. The following list of Da Nang destinations is recommended for travelers to Vietnam.
Cu Chi Tunnels, A Place You May Want to Visit during Vietnam National public holiday - Reunification Day (April 30)
Vietnam Reunification Day is coming then you may want to make a short tour to celebrate with your family or friends during this occasion. And Cu Chi Tunnels is a good idea in this case, where you can have memorable experience that forsure you will never forget.
Phu Quoc, ideal tourist destination with special visa exemption
Foreigners can stay up to 30 days visa-free in Phu Quoc, which has beaches rated among the most beautiful on the planet. Foreigners can enter Vietnam by air or sea, stay in a transit area and transfer to Phu Quoc to get this visa exemption. World famous travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler announced the 35th Readers' Choice Awards, with Phu Quoc being the only Vietnamese representative to find a place among the 10 most loved islands in Asia.
Hanoi is one of the most popular ten cities for backpackers
Vietnam's capital Hanoi ranked fourth on a list of 10 cheapest destinations for backpackers thanks to low prices for hostels and public transportation, according to U.K. retail company Cotswold Outdoor.
Promotion campaigns, a more efficient e-visa procedure are two ways for the tourism industry to attract travelers.
While waiting for significant visa policy changes, the tourism sector has asked the government to undertake promotional campaigns and simplify e-visa issuance in order to attract international travelers.
Vietnam is home to the world's longest glass-bottomed bridge
A 2,000-foot-long glass-bottomed bridge in Vietnam has been certified the longest of its kind in the world. Bach Long, the pedestrian bridge, has three layers of 40 mm of tempered glass, a report says. Beneath it is a 500-foot plummet to a valley below
Where to buy SIM cards in Vietnam
Those visiting Vietnam for the first time are advised to purchase a SIM card upon arrival to ensure you can get connected everywhere as free Wifi may not be available in some public places and remote areas.