Vietnam Reopened Key Tourist Destinations After The 4th Coronavirus Outbreak

After an extended period of closure due to COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam started reopening tourism in many provinces and cities to welcome tourists back. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a severe blow to economic aspects, especially tourism and travel-related services. In Vietnam, all the tourist attractions and accommodations had to close for a long time. However, the current epidemic situation has been under control with a high rate of vaccine coverage, tourist provinces across the country are step by step reopening to welcome tourists from October. For domestic tourists, most destinations require tourists and tour guides to have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 within 72 hours or have the vaccination certificate (enough 2 doses). Besides, the provinces such as Kien Giang (Phu Quoc), Khanh Hoa, Quang Nam, Da Nang and Quang Ninh will welcome international tourists according to phase 1 (from Novembre) of tourism reopening plan. In phase 2 (from January 2022), Vietnam will reopen more attractions based on the vaccine strategy and local disease control situation. 

Vietnam reopened key tourist destinations after the 4th Coronavirus outbreak
Welcome the first international tourists to Vietnam in pilot program - Source: TTXVN
 
THE NORTH

Halong Bay in Quang Ninh province, a precious gem of Vietnam tourism, is recognized by UNESCO as a world natural heritage. Thanks to majestic and unique natural scenery with nearly 2000 limestone islands and tiny islets, many impressive caves and historical monuments, Halong Bay is one of the most attractive destinations in Vietnam, attracting a large number of domestic and international tourists. 

Vietnam reopened key tourist destinations after the 4th Coronavirus outbreak
Tourists kayaking to visit HaLong Bay - Source: VnExpress

Ha Giang is the northernmost land of Vietnam, the rocky plateau with majestic natural scenery, dangerous roads and unique cultural features of ethnic minorities. Ha Giang is one of the best adventure travel destinations and is the perfect choice for tourists who have an “adventurous soul”. The province was allowed to welcome tourists back from November 23, 2021 to all tourist zones, attractions and tourist villages (except for the zones at level 4 - red zone).

Vietnam reopened key tourist destinations after the 4th Coronavirus outbreak
Ha Giang - Source: VnExpress

Ba Be Lake - Bac Kan is a green pearl in the mountains of the Northeast. With an altitude of 145m above sea level, Ba Be Lake is surrounded by limestone mountains, many caves and underground rivers that create a unique natural landscape, a harmony between mountains, forests, rivers and pleasant climate. When travelling to Ba Be, visitors not only visit and experience the scenic spots but also be captivated by the cultural beauties of the indigenous people being preserved and restored there. From now, Ba Be Lake eco-tourism area and we are ready to welcome and bring you unique experiences with Off-the-beaten-track tours.
Vietnam reopened key tourist destinations after the 4th Coronavirus outbreak
Ba Be Lake - Collective
THE CENTRAL

Quang Binh owns Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park which was recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site in 2003. This natural landscape not only retains intact geology and geomorphology, but also contains many mysteries of nature, which are majestic caves in the heart of limestone mountains formed millions of years ago. Currently, Quang Binh allows the organization of self-contained package tours for domestic tourists.

Vietnam reopened key tourist destinations after the 4th Coronavirus outbreak
Phong Nha - Ke Bang
 

Da Nang, “a city worth visiting in Vietnam”, is fortunate to have many beautiful beaches, endless white sand, in which Da Nang beach was voted by Forbes magazine (USA) as one of the 6 most attractive beaches in the world. A trip to Da Nang can easily combine to explore 2 world cultural heritages Hoi An Ancient Town and Hue Ancient Capital.

Vietnam reopened key tourist destinations after the 4th Coronavirus outbreak
The first international tourists visit Hoi An Ancient Town after social distancing - Source: VnExpress

THE SOUTH

Ba Ria - Vung Tau is blessed with beautiful beaches, mountains and hills stretching to the sea, and dense primeval forests. This place is also famous for Con Dao National Park which is the 6th world ramsar of Vietnam, isolated in the middle of the sea. From September, Ba Ria Vung Tau has piloted the reopening of 4 tourist destinations: Chau Duc, Xuyen Moc, Dat Do, Con Dao and some accommodations. 
Vietnam reopened key tourist destinations after the 4th Coronavirus outbreak
Con Dao Island - Source: Collective

 Phu Quoc Island, a beautiful resort paradise located in the Gulf of Thailand, is the largest tourist island in Vietnam. With unspoiled beauty, Phu Quoc is an ideal destination for attractive nature exploration activities such as exploring unspoiled islands or mysterious oceans. Currently, Phu Quoc has reopened to tourism not only to domestic tourists but also international tourists.
Vietnam reopened key tourist destinations after the 4th Coronavirus outbreak
Phu Quoc Island - Source: Collective

Recently, Vietnam has successfully welcomed the first international tourists after more than 20 months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a positive start for Vietnam tourism to recover and grow strongly in the coming time. Vietnam reopens to international tourism with safe steps and certainly ensures safe travelers, safe journeys and safe destinations. We hope to welcome more international tourists in the near future. And, Mr Linh Adventures is always ready to accompany you in all your moments and “take you to the parts others can’t reach”. 

We highly recommend some of our best tours below:

Trekking Adventure to Hoang Su Phi 3 days 2
Adventure in Ba Be National Park 3 days 2 nightsHalong Bay
Hang En Adventure Cave Camp 2 days 1 night
Discover the ancient cities of Hoi An & Hue 4 days 3 nights
 
Written by Lan Anh and Thu Ha, Assistant Manager for Mr Linh’s Adventures
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