5 Things To Keep In Mind Before Travelling To Vietnam

by Suchismita Pal
5 Things To Keep In Mind Before Travelling To Vietnam

Is Vietnam on your bucket list? It is one of the cheapest international destinations to travel from India. From gorgeous islands and pristine hill stations to architectural marvels, Vietnam can grab your eyeballs with oodles of attractions. The country is home to the iconic Golden Bridge held by two humongous hands. What’s more, you can relish different kinds of Vietnamese coffees, the most popular among them being the egg coffee. Having said that, you need to remember certain things before travelling to Vietnam, which are as follows.

Travelling To Vietnam? Here Are The To-Dos:

According to the Instagram handle ‘map.camera.travel’, those travelling to Vietnam must keep the following things in mind:

1. Apply For An E-Visa

Apply for an e-visa 15 to 20 days before your arrival in Vietnam. The cost of a Vietnamese e-visa is just 25 USD ( ₹1,986.56). It takes around three days for a Vietnamese e-visa to get approved. The validity period of a single entry e-visa is 30 days.

2. Download Grab, Taxi Mai Linh And Uber Apps

Quickly hail a cab in Vietnam for cost-effective, risk-free, and hassle-free travel with these mobile apps.

3. Buy A Local SIM Card

Getting a local SIM card in Vietnam will help you save a lot of money. The best part is that you can get them easily from the airport. Some popular Vietnamese SIM card providers include Viettel, Mobifone, Vinaphone and MIMAX.


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4. Buy A Travel Insurance

Whenever you’re going on any international trip, getting a travel insurance is crucial. Thus, if you’re flying to Vietnam from India, buy your travel insurance beforehand. These insurances incorporate medical expenses, personal liability charges and alteration charges. Travel insurance can also give protection against loss of baggage and passport.

5. Take Sleeper Bus Journeys

You can travel from one city to another in Vietnam in a cosy sleeper bus while enjoying picturesque views ( remember to take the window seat). These sleeper buses are pocket-friendly and come with charging sockets too.


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Which Is The Best Time To Visit Vietnam?

The best months to travel to Vietnam are March, April, September and December. The weather in the country remains pleasant during this time, perfect for a laidback vacation.