Ricefields at Muong Vi, Bat Xat, Lao CaiVietnam Travel section is dedicated to a complete luxury Vietnam travel guide with useful travel tips and advice, detailed information for travel destinations, as well as photos and images for Vietnam. All travel guide information is written by Paradissa tour guides and travel experts from our own experiences. We keep it in mind that the travel guide is for our travelers and we try to update the information as "it is". Sometimes things change so quickly that we can't update all information, so please help us to share your experiences and knowledge so that we could provide the travellers to Vietnam with the most up-to-date information. Have nice reading and have a great trip to Vietnam!

Phan Thiet Mui Ne Guide

Mui Ne of Phan Thiet Vietnam is a sleepy fishing town 200 km (4 hour drive) northeast of Ho Chi Minh City. The region of Phan Thiet Mui Ne is beautiful with many sand dunes and white sand beaches, crystal clear water. Phan Thiet Mui Ne is good for anyone who likes to relax and have easy holidays. Accommodations at Mui Ne at Phan Thiet are good with many luxurious resorts and bungalows with private beaches.

Perfume Pagoda, Ha Tay

The Perfume Pagoda is actually a complex of pagodas built into mountain cliffs located 60 km (2 hour drive) southwest of Ha Noi. This area is the destination for Vietnamese Buddhist Pilgrims during Buddhist festival time which is from the 6th of the first lunar month through the 15th of the third lunar month. In the festival's time, Perfume Pagoda may receive up to 30, 000 visitors/day.

Vietnamese People & Population

Vietnam is home to over 54 minorities of which the Kinh accounts for over 87%. They have long history and culture which influences dramatically into the Vietnamese political and societal life. The King inhabit all over the country. Apart from the King, there are the Cham People in the Central Region and southern Vietnam, the Kh'mer in the Mekong Delta. The Hoa people (or Chinese people in Vietnam) live scatteredly all over the country, but most of them live in Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon.

Passports & Visas for Vietnam

Paradissa Travel can arrange visas for the traveler whose Vietnam travel services are arranged by our company. Please be kindly informed that Paradissa Travel is registered as a tour operator and travel agent in Vietnam and hence not allowed by law to guarantee any travels if we are not the travel organizer from the arrival into Vietnam till the departure from the country. 

Vietnam Travel Guide, What to see in Vietnam

The word Vietnam conjures up images of brutal jungle battles, the traumatic wars, charming young girls in Dao Dai, the appealing rice fields, the wild mountains, the sandy beaches… Join Paradissa travelers on our Vietnam travel guide to explore the highlights of Vietnam to know much more of this amazing country.

North West of Vietnam Guide

The North-West of Vietnam is characterized by high mountains and colorful ethnic minorities. The North-West of Vietnam includes the provinces of Hoa Binh, Son La, Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Yen Bai.

North East of Vietnam Guide

The North East of Vietnam includes the provinces of Thai Nguyen, Tuyen Quang, Bac Can, Cao Bang, Lang Son and Quang Ninh. The North East of Vietnam is characterized by towering mountains, lakes, waterfalls, national parks and green forests.

Guide to National Parks in Vietnam

Vietnam National Parks include a collection of national parks, nature reserves in Vietnam, of which many have been inscribed to the lists of World Heritage Sites, Ramsar Sites and Global Bio Sphere Reserves by the UNESCO.

Money & Banks in Vietnam

Vietnam is primarily a cash based society although with an ever increasing number of travellers, Vietnam joining the international community and increasing international trade, credit cards are becoming more common. Especially from April 01, 2007 Vietnam is to fully open its financial sector to WTO member countries; the banking infrastructure is expected to get much better.

Mekong Delta Guide

The Mekong River is among the biggest rivers in the World, starting its nearly 5,000km course from the Tibetan Plateau traveling its way through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. The Mekong River discharges its water into the East Vietnam Sea in southern Vietnam via its nine major tributaries. For this reason, the local people call it the Cuu Long River (or the River of Nine Dragons) and the Delta created by sediments of the Mekong's tributaries is called Dong Bang Song Cuu Long – The Mekong Delta.

Long Hai Guide - Ba Ria Vung Tau

Long Hai is a small town and fishing centre, about 120 km southeast of HCMC, 25 km northeast of Vung Tau City and 15 km southeast of Ba Ria City, a new administrative and commercial centre of the Province Ba Ria - Vung Tau. Long Hai has a long expanse of sandy beaches running the full length of the sleepy town covered in trees.

Languages in Vietnam

Vietnamese, Vietnam's official language, is a tonal language. With each syllable, there are normally six different tones that can be used, which changes the meaning. This often makes it difficult for foreigners to pick up the language.