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Identity Card:
  • Capital Hanoi

  • Largest city: Ho Chi Minh City

  • People : Approximately 90 million inhabitants .

  • Constitution : Board to Communist one-party .

  • Language : Vietnamese

  • Religion : Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa : A tourist visa is required to stay in Vietnam, this one is obtained from the Vietnamese Embassy in Paris

    • Passport : Your passport must be valid at least 6 months after the expiration date of your visa .

      • Currency Dong (VND)

      • Currency rates : 1 euro = 27 dong

      • Payment Cards The ATMs can be found in big cities and in tourist areas. Visa, MasterCard, Maestro and Cirrus are accepted.

      • Budget stay 1 Week 200-400 Euro

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 5 € / person
          Average : 5-15 € / person
          Premium . more than 30 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 10 € / night
            Average : 20-40 € / night
            Premium : more than 80 € / night


            How to get there?

            • plane It takes about 12:30 flight from Paris, prices start from minimum 650 euros for a round trip. The trip usually comprises one or two stops, one in Ho Chi Minh City is served directly from France.

            • By train: There are international connections by train between Beijing and Hanoi .

            • On site:

              • voitur th : The road network is pretty average and the chaotic traffic, the International license is not recognized anyway, so you can not drive yourself, it will use the services of a chauffeur.

              • Bus : The bus is the most popular and most economical to circulate in Vietnam. By cons is slow and comfortable.

              • Train : The trains are slow, more comfortable than the bus and really cheap. As often full, you need to buy your ticket in advance.

              • plane The plane is an appropriate solution to quickly move between the north and south of the country. The fleet of Vietnam Airlines provides satisfactory security conditions, we do not say the same petu on flight punctuality. Count two-hour flight to Hanoi-Ho Chi Minh.

                • Vaccinations Recommended Vaccinations (in the regions visited): typhoid fever, viral hepatitis A and B, Japanese encephalitis, rabies .

                • Food hygiene: It is advisable not to drink tap water, avoid the consumption of fish, meat and undercooked poultry.

                • Tips : It is strongly recommended to take out health insurance covering medical expenses and a possible repatriation .

                  • Caution on cruises in Halong Bay: Attention many boats offering cruises in Halong Bay are the safety standards, there have been several shipwrecks or tourists died. Do not embark on any tub and beware of offers too good

                  • Delinquency: Vietnam is a generally safe country, however petty crime is on the rise, especially in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, snatching and scams of all kinds are frequently reported. Police: 113

                    • Climate The climate in southern Vietnam is tropical while the north is temperate.

                    • Average temperatures 30 & deg; C in summer and 17 & deg; C in winter to Hanoi .

                    • Best time to reach Autumn and spring are the most pleasant seasons in Vietnam.

                      Daily life:
                      • Time difference : UTC +7

                      • Electrical Outlets 220 V-ups and US .

                      • Calling code 00 84

                      • internet, wifi : There are cyber cafes in every town. If you have your laptop with you, you'll have no trouble finding free wifi in a cafe, or simply to your hotel.

                      • Features : The most important festival of the year is the celebration of the Lunar New Year in January and February (Tet), for ten days the whole country stops working , governments, museums and banks are closed. Considerations So when preparing your trip.