Vietnam to extend visa exemption for 5 European countries
Vietnam has been offering 15 day visa exemption for passport holders of United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain, but will soon be expired. However, there is good news when Vietnamese government decided to extend this visa policy from from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
Visitors from these 5 countries will not need to apply Vietnam visa if they travel in Vietnam less than 15 days. If they want to stay longer, it is a must to obtain Vietnam visa before they come or on arrival.
Bui Vien pedestrian street to be opened
Located in the heart of the backpacker's area in Ho Chi Minh city, Bui Vien street is the place for budget travellers to find cheap hotels, meals, tours, have fun time at many bars or things to do on this busy streets.
From July 15, 2017, Bui Vien street will open pedestrian street between 7pm and 2am every day. Tourists on their Vietnam holiday in Ho Chi Minh city should come to have good time here. Bui Vien pedestrian street is 1400m long and will be lively at night.
Quang Binh Cave Festival 2017
Quang Binh located in the central province of Vietnam has long been known as the capital of caves. Tourists to Quang Binh will have chance to visit one of these famous caves such as Phong Nha cave, Paradise cave, Son Doong cave, etc.
Quang Binh Cave Festival 2017 will open in mid June to promote Quang Binh tourism and caves of Quang Binh are the highlight of Vietnam's tourism.
Tourists to Quang Binh should stay in the beach resort or nice hotel in Dong Hoi and spend relaxing time on white sandy beach of Nhat Le. An optional visit to Vinh Moc tunnel or Khe Sanh will be interesting.
Mekong Delta seeks ways to take off
Mekong delta is one of the highlights on your Vietnam tour package as the region is blessed with great potential to develop tourism. However, tourists to Mekong just see floating markets, fruit gardens or experience homestay. Things need to be done to promote Mekong delta and the local authorities need to create more interesting tour products to attract Vietnam tour operators and tourists' eyes.