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Oct 18th
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Top 3 summer tourist destinations in Vietnam

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Summer is the best time for you to plan a relaxing vacation with your friends and family after a long and hard working day. Backpacking to explore the beauty of Vietnam will help you forget the pressure of work and the worries of life. If you do not have any "ideal" location, please refer to the suggestions below!

1. Nam Du Island

Nam Du is one of the hottest destinations that young people want to set foot at least once. This is also one of the most beautiful destinations in Kien Giang that you should not miss this summer.

Coming to this beautiful island, you will be immersed in romantic scenery, walking on the sand smooth, watching the coconut swaying in the wind, diving under the clear water, exploring the village life, and discovering the second highest lighthouse in Vietnam.

The most notable destinations on Nam Du Island are Bai Lan, Bai Ngu, Bai Chet, Nam Du Lighthouse, Hon Mau Island, Hon Nong Bay, Bai Chay Island, Hon Ngang, and Ma Thien Lanh.

2. Coco BeachCamp

Located in Cam Binh, Coco BeachCamp is a luxury campground located on the beautiful pristine beach of Lagi Town, Binh Thuan Province.

Coming here, you will have a whole new experience: Be close to nature, immersed in exciting sports activities such as: kite surfing, kayaking, going fishing, growing vegetable, and  taking part in cooking classes.

In particular, you will experience a good night with the "ideal hut" or the beautiful bungalows on the beach which is very cool!

Only about 160km from Saigon, Coco BeachCamp will be the ideal camping spot for youngsters this summer!

3. Da Nang

Da Nang is the best tourist destination in the summer that you should try to explore.

Not only standing out with many unique destinations such as the Bridge for love, Ba Na Hills, the hot mineral springs park, Thuan Phuoc Field, it also satisfy tourists with many delicious dishes such as refreshing as rolls of pork rolls, instant noodles, and fish rolls.

Backpacking in Da Nang for a few days is the best decision in this summer!

How to get a Vietnam visa

Apply for a visa at the embassy

You can apply for a visa directly at Vietnam embassy or via post office. If sending via post office, please attach to another stamped envelope with the recipient's address.

The visa application process at Vietnam consulate is as follows:

  • Present your passport;
  • Print the entry document (can be printed from the computer on the A4-sized paper);
  • Fill in the form as instructed by the staff of the Consulate of Vietnam;
  • Pay the visa fee at the Consulate in accordance with regulations (Payment may be in VND or USD).

Full directory of Vietnam embassy/consulate around the world is available here: Vietnam embassy directory.

Apply for a Vietnam electronic visa

Foreigners directly apply for an electronic visa by following these steps:

  • Access the e-visa information page at
  • Complete the required information. Upload photos and passport pages in accordance with Form 1 in the Decree.
  • Receive electronic file.
  • Pay the Vietnam visa fee to the account specified in the electronic visa information page.
  • Use the electronic file code to check the results of approval of the Immigration Department. If the visa is approved, use that code to print the electronic visa in accordance with Form 2 in the Decree.

The cost, time of review, and duration of electronic visa

  • Cost: The fee for electronic visa issuance in Vietnam is 25 USD.
  • Processing time: Within 3 working days from the date of receipt of sufficient information for e-visas and visa fees. The Immigration Department will review and respond to the e-visa information page.
  • Duration of Vietnam e-visa: 30 days.

Apply Vietnam  visa on arrival

3 steps to applying for a Vietnamese visa at the airport:

  • Step 1: Fill out the online visa application form and then pay the service fee to receive the visa approval letter approved by the Immigration Department.
  • Step 2: After 1 to 2 working days, the foreigner will receive the visa approval letter (attached to Vietnam visa entry and exit form). Print visa approval letter. Complete Vietnam visa entry and exit form.
  • Step 3: Bring a visa approval letter, 02 photos (4cmx6cm), Vietnam visa entry and exit form, passport or valid passport substitute paper and stamping fee to Vietnam airport. The passport of the foreigner will be affixed with a visa stamp.

Wish you have fun summer vacation in Vietnam!