A spectacular mountain view on a trek in Sapa VietnamPractical travel guide, travel tips and advice for Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand. If you are on holidays with your family, our guide provide you with essential information as to what to see and things to do, what families need to know, how to save your budget for a trip in Vietnam. Adventure travelers will find comprehensive guide as to the adventure activities, tips and advice for being safe and sound so that you have a real fun-filled adventure in Vietnam.

  • The mains electricity voltage in Vietnam is 220V, 50 cycles. Mains electricity of 110V is not commonly found in the country. Electrical sockets are normally for plugs with two round/flat pins. However, some hotels may have socket outlets which accommodate plugs with three round/rectangular pins.

  • Vietnam is geographically a skinny stretch of land extending from the north to the south with different climatic zones. At a moment, it may be pleasant here and rainy there, or it could be freezing cold here and pleasant there…

  • Good weather is an extremely important factor for great holidays. For those who embark on adventure holidays with AdventureGreen, the weather is in some way vital for successful adventures. Why? Because we follow the less travel roads: cycling on country back roads, mountain-biking on slippery mountainous paths, motorcycling in the far-flung regions of Vietnam, trekking in muddy and slippery and steep mountain slopes or in a jungle, or on high altitudes with harsh weather conditions…

  • March is spring in northern Vietnam, dry season in the Central Region, the Central Highlands and the South of Vietnam. March is the peak tourist season in Vietnam as the country receives the least amount of rainfall compared to the other months of the year.

  • Public holidays are the days that governmental offices and banks in Vietnam are closed. Some holidays are based on the Gregorian calendar and some based on the lunar calendar which means that they are not the same every year on the Wester calendar. It is useful you know these dates as they may affect your travel in Vietnam.

  • Vietnam is country with diverse terrains, various climatic patterns, sublime natural beauties, colorful ethnic and regional cultures; there is a wide range of activities for foreign visitors to the country. Whether you are a wild life enthusiast, an adventure traveler, a cooking fan,... or just a general tourist, you will surely find something of interest on your trip to Vietnam.

  • April is spring in northern Vietnam, dry season in the Central Region and Central Highlands, dry and hot season in South Vietnam. Understanding the weather patterns in different geographical regions of the country may help you a lot in planning a great holiday in Vietnam...

  • August is in between the summer and autumn in the North of Vietnam, in between the hot and dry season and the rainy season in the Central Coast, the rainy season in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.

  • July is summer in northern Vietnam, the hot dry season in the Central Coast of Vietnam, the rainy season in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam. There may be typhoons hitting the North of Vietnam and the North of the Central Coast of Vietnam.

  • July is summer in the North and in the Central Region of Vietnam, and rainy season in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam. July is among the hottest months in the lowlands and part of the mountains in the North of Vietnam and in the Central Coast while it is a pleasant time in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.

  • June is summer in northern Vietnam, the hot dry season in the Central Coast of Vietnam, the rainy season in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam. It does not happen often but there may be typhoons hitting the North of Vietnam in June.

  • June is summer in the North and in the Central Region of Vietnam, and rainy season in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam. It is possible that typhoons start coming into northern Vietnam and in the far-northern mountains there may be flash floods and landslides in June.

  • May is summer in the North and in the Central Region of Vietnam, and rainy season in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.

  • September is autumn in the North of Vietnam, is the beginning of the rainy season in the Central Coast of Vietnam, high rainy season in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.

  • It is a tough question as to when is the best time to visit Vietnam. The country is narrow and long,  stretching for over 2,000km from the top north to the bottom south with 3,200km of coastline, and with different altitudes ranging from sea level to over 3,000m above sea level. The terrains in Vietnam range from vast flat plains to rugged limestone mountains.