Vietnam is a thin strip of land in Southeast Asia, bordered by Cambodia, Laos and the South China Sea. Known for its buzzing cities, spectacular beaches and incredible street food, this country is very popular in the backpacking circuit. Vietnam is brought to life by the myriad magical experiences it offers. Its cities are full of life with happy locals zip-zapping on colourful scooters, the countryside offers a landscape that is unforgettable, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park has an impressive network of caves to explore, the interiors are teeming with rich biodiversity and there is the classic Vietnam tourism picture to take with farmers moving about with conical hats. What's more – as a tourist, this is a great time to visit this exotic country with hotels coming up almost everywhere and the government focussing on improving road network to make access easier and comfortable for visitors.
Peak season to visit Vietnam is from February to April and August to October.
For Budget Travellers: INR 700-900 a day
For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1500-2000 a day
For Luxury Travellers: INR 5000 and upwards
Vietnam has a complicated visa policy. Individuals from a few nationalities need a visa in advance before entering the country, and many don’t. For tourists who don’t need a visa, the standard length of stay is 15 days, for others it is 30 days.