Vietnam with its new open policy, its exquisitely beautiful scenery and
its 4,000 years of glorious history is one of the most attractive tourist
destinations in the world. There is always something to do and someone to
country has suffered much in its thousand years struggle for independence. Now
through its government's careful policies and the energy and determination
of its people, Vietnam
is becoming a major new market and economic force. Its literacy rate is one
of the highest, it is a major rice exporter, and it has a strong sense of
purpose and hope.
the buzzing energy of a revitalized Saigon
and a countryside where the customs and the pace of life have not changed
for hundreds of years. Travel to Ha Noi, the charming capital with its
numerous lakes and elegant buildings.
rich history in its temples and pagodas, the natural beauty of the Mekong
Delta with its thousand canals, the Truong Son Mountain that stretches the
length of the country, the wonder of Ha Long bay with its spectacular 3,000
islands and 3,000 km of coastline with numerous, secluded, palm-fringed,
Vietnam has much to offer to archaeologists, including the sites of
the brilliant dong Son civilization in the North, the Sa Huynh in the
central region and the Funan (Oc Eo) in the South.
with its new programs to suit all tastes, its warm and enthusiastic staff
and its elegant hotels with full modern facilities and delicious cuisine,
looks forward to welcoming you to Vietnam. Please come and see!
Vietnam is located in both a tropical and a temperate zone. It is
characterized by strong monsoon influences, but has a considerable amount
of sun, a high rate of rainfall, and high humidity. Regions located near
the tropics and in the mountainous regions are endowed with a temperate
The annual average temperature
ranges from 22ºC to 27ºC. In Hanoi, the
average temperature is 23ºC, in Ho Chi Minh City
it is 26ºC, and in Hue
it is 25ºC.
There are two
distinguishable seasons. The cold season occurs from November to April and
the hot season from May to October. The difference in temperature between
the two seasons in southern Vietnam
is almost unnoticeable, averaging 3ºC. The most noticeable variations are
found in the northern provinces
where differences of 12ºC have been observed. There are essentially four
distinct seasons, which are most evident in the northern provinces.