Vietnam is one of Asia's most ecologically and culturally diverse countries. The beautiful scenery ranges from the cool mountains of the northwest, with cascading rice terraces in Sapa, through the narrow central coastal plains, home to some first-class beaches, especially around Da Nang and Nha Trang, to the Delta region of the Mekong River in the south.
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Q: What is the best time to visit Vietnam?
A: It depends on where in Vietnam you are hoping to go to figure out the best time to go, but overall, the best time to visit Vietnam is early February, the only time when the weather is not rainy or too hot throughout the whole country. The North of Vietnam is best visited between October and December, when temperatures are moderate and it is less rainy, and December and January are also good times to visit Southern and Central North Vietnam as it is generally drier and less hot.
Q: How to get Vietnam Visa on Arrival?
A: Vietnam visa on arrival (VOA) is a popular way for arrivals by air. You can apply for it online through Vietnam visa websites or through travel agents. you’ll be sent a Vietnam visa approval letter via email. Upon arrival at the airport in Vietnam (this has to be an international airport like in Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Minh), your visa to Vietnam can be picked up by submitting the approval letter, required documents and visa fee at the Immigration Counter.
Q: Can I Use USD in Vietnam?
A: In the major cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, US dollars are widely accepted. It is not uncommon to hear hawkers yelling out prices in USD as you walk around, and for stores to quote you in US dollars. Many restaurants will also have their menu in US dollars.