From cycling adventures to cruises and plenty of culinary treats, plus advice on flights and visas, check out our top tips for those travelling from Sweden to Vietnam.
It’s possible to fly from Stockholm or Gothenburg to Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi or Da Nang with just one stop en route, making it relatively straightforward to travel from Sweden to Vietnam. The flight time averages 16 to 17 hours, which includes one layover along the way, which is typically in cities including Doha, Bangkok, Peking or Dubai. There are many airlines that run convenient routes from Sweden to Vietnam, including Emirates, Qatar Airways, Air China and Thai Airways.
For Swedish citizens who want to stay in Vietnam for less than 15 days, it’s possible to do so without needing a visa. Swedish citizens hoping to visit Vietnam for longer than 15 days but fewer than 30 days will need a visa. There are a many ways to obtain a visa, but the best way is to organise it in advance of travelling. Applying online
for an e-visa is the easiest method and this can be done up to six months before travelling to Vietnam.
Swedish visitors to Vietnam mostly love to make the most of the sun and being outdoors. Vietnam is the perfect destination for this. With beaches such as Nha Trang and Da Nang, idyllic islands to be explored and water sports and boating excursions aplenty, there is more than enough to keep Swedish visitors to Vietnam entertained. There are numerous lakes and rivers to go kayaking on, while exploring regions such as the Mekong via traditional Vietnamese boats is a must.
Cruising is also popular among Swedish travellers, and there’s no better place to do this than in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay. Other active relaxation breaks in Vietnam can be done on cycling tours – a great way to get off-the-beaten-track and explore a region of the country under your own steam.
When Swedish visitors to Vietnam aren’t being so active, there’s nothing they love more than exploring the food culture of the country. Embark on street food tours on foot or by cyclo in Hanoi, or indulge in the fine dining scene in Ho Chi Minh City. With traditional Vietnamese food and cutting-edge culinary creations, Vietnam has something for all taste buds.
Visitors from Sweden to Vietnam especially enjoy some of the following tours:
• Cycling trip from Hanoi to Hoi An over 12 days
• South to north Vietnam
with plenty of beach time and foodie treats over 14 days
• 4 Star Pelican Cruise
in Halong Bay
If you’re travelling from Sweden to Vietnam, get in touch with us at Mr Linh’s Adventures to make your trip complete!