Golden rice terraces at Mu Cang ChaiFind all information you may need for your adventure to Vietnam ranging from travel destinations, holiday tips, vacation advice and adventure travel guides. While our travel guides, tips and advice focus mostly on adventure travel, AdventureGreen also provides additional information for the must-see destinations in Vietnam. Do not hesitate to contact our adventure team should you need further information then!

Electricity, Plugs, Sockets, Electrical Appliances 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.

Public Holidays in Vietnam 2018

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.

Things to do 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.

Weather and Climate: The best time to visit 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.

Hau Giang

Hau Giang Province is the smallest province in the Mekong Delta and it doesn't have much attraction to tourists. If you want to stray off the tourist track and enjoy ordinary life in the Mekong Delta then Hau Giang can be good for a day. AdventureGreen offers tours in the Mekong Delta which travel past the province of Hau Giang.

Hai Phong

Hai Phong is the third biggest city in Vietnam, after Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The city is 110km south-east of Hanoi. Hai Phong is bordered to the north by Quang Ninh Province, to the east by Hai Duong Province, to the south by Thai Binh Province and to the East by the East Sea of Vietnam.

Quang Ninh

Quang Ninh is situated in the North East of Vietnam, 165km from Hanoi. The Province is more known to the travelers with the unrivaled beauty of Halong Bay; while there are many other tourist attractions that are worth your exploration.

Tay Ninh

Tay Ninh Province is 100 km from Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon). Tay Ninh is bordered to the north-east by Binh Phuoc Province, to the east by Binh Duong Province, to the south-east by Long An Province, to the west and north-west and north by Cambodia. Tay Ninh is known to the travellers with the eclectic religion of Cao Dai, an indigenous religion of Tay Ninh.

An Giang

An Giang Province is located in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, sharing the border with Cambodia. The provincial capital of An Giang is Chau Doc City which is a popular for travelers to stop on trips between Vietnam and Cambodia.

Can Tho

Can Tho Province is in the heart of the Mekong Delta. The provincial capital of the province is Can Tho City, the economic center of the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. Can Tho has quite a number of tourist attractions such as Bang Lang Stork Sanctuary, the floating market of Cai Rang, the floating market of Phung Hiep, green orchards,…

Vinh Long

Vinh Long Province is a province in the Mekong Delta, between the Tien (the Upper Mekong) and the Hau (the Lower Mekong) Rivers. Vinh Long is a very popular tourist destination in the Mekong Delta. Tourist attractions at Vinh Long include the floating market on the Tien River at Cai Be (Tien Giang, right next to Vinh Long), brick kilns on the banks of the Mekong River, vanishing family occupations such as making pop corns, making candies….

Kien Giang

Kien Giang is a westernmost province in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. Kien Giang overlooks the Rach Gia Gulf. The sea of Kien Giang borders Cambodia and Thailand. Tourist attractions in Kien Giang include the Phu Quoc Island and offshore islands in the Gulf of Rach Gia, the sea of Rach Gia, the beaches at Ha Tien, U Minh Thuong National Park.

Ca Mau

Ca Mau is the southern-most province of Vietnam and the Mekong Delta. Tourist attractions in Ca Mau include the national parks of U Minh Ha and Cape Ca Mau, the bird park of Ca Mau. AdventureGreen has bike tours and motorbike tours for you to discover Ca Mau and the Mekong Delta.

Bac Lieu

Bac Lieu is located to the south-east of the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam. Tourist attractions in Bac Lieu include the the bird park of Bac Lieu, the Longan Garden, the former house of Bac Lieu Playboy, the sea of Bac Lieu. AdventureGreen has bike tours and motorbike tours for you to discover Bac Lieu and the Mekong Delta.

Soc Trang

Soc Trang is located to the south-east of the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam, bordered to the north-east by the lower branch of the Mekong River . Tourist attractions in Soc Trang include Dat Set Pagoda, Bat Pagoda, Kh'leang Pagoda, Chen Kieu Pagoda, the floating market of Nga Nam... AdventureGreen has bike tours and motorbike tours for you to discover Soc Trang and the Mekong Delta.

Tra Vinh

Tra Vinh Province like Vinh Long is separated from the mainland by the Tien River and the Hau River (Upper Branch and Lower Branch of the Mekong River). The north-west of Tra Vinh is Vinh Long while the south-east of Tra Vinh is the East Vietnam Sea.

Ben Tre

Ben Tre Province is in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. The province is famous for the coconut forests which account for over 80% of that in Vietnam. The upper branch of the Mekong River (The Tien River) with many small tributaries dissect Ben Tre into islands and in the past people had to cross ferries to get to Ben Tre. Nowadays the bridges are convenient for locals and tourists to explore this amazing land.

Tien Giang

Tien Giang Province is situated to the north of the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. Tien Giang is bordered to the north by Long An Province, to the west and south west by Dong Thap Province, to the south by Vinh Long and Ben Tre Provinces, to the east by the East Vietnam Sea and to the north-west by Ho Chi Minh City.