Not only is the first tour operator in Vietnam focusing only on travelers from South Africa but Vietnamtour.co.za also has been receiving a lot of positive reviews on TripAdvisor. Moreover, we also have a representative in South Africa - Mrs. Katrine Putick. You can contact her to book and confirm your tour to Vietnam right in South Africa.
Ms. KATRINE PUTTICK
- Address: Bay Farm, Main Rd, Hout Bay Cape Province, Cape Town, South Africa
- Phone: (+27 (83) 261 1693)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Vietnam's weather differs greatly from region to region. Depending on where and when you're going to visit, make sure you prepare for the weather before you go.
North: Best time to visit is during spring (from February and April) and autumn (from September to November). The temperatures are more moderate with lighter rainfall
Central: Best time to visit is between January and August when the weather is dry with no heavy rains
South: The best time to visit the region is during the dry season, between December and April when the city experiences warm weather without rain showers.
If you're planning to visit the whole country, it is possible to travel to any part of Vietnam during any season.
Depending on your place of choice and your interest, the duration could be varied. Normally, for first- time travelers, it will take you about 10- 14 days to discover the must-see attractions throughout Vietnam.
There are two available methods for passport holders from South Africa to choose to apply for a visa to Vietnam. You can either apply for your visa at the local embassy or obtain a visa on arrival with a visa letter.
You need to have a passport which is effective for at least 6 months beyond arrival date, 2 photos 4x6 and 2 blank pages on it for visa stamp (which costs 25$) and a visa letter. When you book tours with vietnamtour.co.za, we will offer a visa letter for free.
Our price doesn't consist of international flight tickets. If you have any problem in finding international flight tickets, we could book them for you.
We delight to welcome as many customers to visit Vietnam as possible. Therefore, the group size we can organize for your tour is unlimited. You can contact directly our travel consultant to book tour for your friends, family, as well as your company and we assure to offer you the best services at the best quality.
Major currencies can be exchanged in big cities in Vietnam. You can exchange your money at the airport, in the banks, hotels or gold and jewelry shops around the main streets in big cities. The rate and fee could be different. The best rate could be found in the banks at the airport. Many golds and jewelry shops offer good deals without any complicated procedure.
Tipping is not customary in Vietnam but it's highly appreciated. Most the high-end services include a service fee but if you receive a service that exceeded your expectation, then a tip is highly recommended. Normally, you should tip at least 1-3 USD/pax/day for your guide and driver.
Vietnam's weather is tropical climate with high humidity creating a favorable condition for many insects especially mosquitoes. Whenever you head outside especially in mountainous areas, be sure to apply repellent to all areas of exposed skin.
Depending on individual hotels, most of the hotels in Vietnam are equipped with all necessary amenities such as hair dryers, private bathroom, safety box, shampoo, body lotion and more. If you're not sure about the quality of these kinds of stuff, you can bring your own or buy outside.