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Top Domestic Travel Plans in Vietnam during COVID-19

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After having the second outbreak starting from July under control, many popular tourist destinations in Vietnam begin to resume normal operations along with having COVID-19 precaution practices in place. All domestic public transportations (flights, trains, and buses) have also been resumed with strict COVID-19 precaution practices such as temperature checks. All travelers are also expected to practice strict hygiene and social distancing measures.

With news of travel returning to normal within Vietnam, many travelers are planning to take the opportunity to travel while it is available. With that in mind, find out what are some of the top domestic travel plans in Vietnam during COVID-19.

Top Destinations for Domestic Travel Plans in Vietnam during COVID-19

Many large cities in Vietnam such as Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi have resumed normal activities, and many non-essential businesses such as have also reopened. With that setup, Vietnam is currently ready to welcome back domestic travelers. Below are some destinations to consider for your domestic travel plans in Vietnam during COVID-19.

Ho Chi Minh City

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The Notre Dame Cathedral and Our Lady of Peace Statue in Ho Chi Minh City

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Motorbike tour in Ho Chi Minh City

June 2021's update: Ho Chi Minh has imposed a strict social distancing plan till June 29th, 2021 to tackle the sudden surge of the new COVID variant cases in the city. Therefore, people are advised to stay home as much as possible and only go outside if necessary. Domestic flights at Ho Chi Minh's Airport are also limited.

The bustling metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City is always a great destination for travel in Vietnam as the city has a variety of activities and attractions that can appeal to all interests. From food tours to historical sights, there are plenty of fascinating things to do that will keep you engaged. Even feeling the hustle of the city on a motorbike tour is a captivating experience if you have never been to Ho Chi Minh City.

Da Lat

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The city of Da Lat from atop Lang Biang Mountain

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Tuyen Lam Lake is the largest lake in Da Lat

Da Lat is a popular choice for domestic travelers, especially as it gets closer to the winter season. Located in the central highlands of Vietnam, Da Lat is a beautiful resort town known for its panoramic and romantic sceneries. There are lots of attractions that show off the natural beauty of its landscape, such as Xuan Huong Lake, Datanla Waterfall, etc.

Da Nang

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Marble Mountain in Da Nang

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The Dragon Bridge is a symbol of Da Nang

Located in central Vietnam, Da Nang is known as the coastal city of the region. Surrounded by the ocean and mountains, there is no lack of beaches and national parks that show off its natural beauty and the development of the city. Asides from that, the city is also known for its myriads of interesting bridges, gaining it the nickname - City of Bridges. Some even light up in the nighttime to give Da Nang a unique aesthetic.

Hanoi

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The Temple of Literature in Hanoi

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Boat tour on the Sao Khe River through the Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex in Ninh Binh (south of Hanoi)

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi, will always be a city that will have domestic travelers coming to visit. From famous historical sites within Hanoi to places of natural wonder outside of the city, Hanoi has a plethora of attractions to choose from. If you have never visit Hanoi before, we recommend making your domestic travel plans in Vietnam during COVID-19 be Hanoi.

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Ha Giang

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Tham Ma Mountain Pass in Ha Giang

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Lung Cu Commune in Ha Giang

Located in the far northern region of Vietnam, Ha Giang is an area known for its rustic nature. With activities such as motorbike expeditions revolving around its mountains and forest, Ha Giang is a destination for anyone seeking to immerse themselves in the natural scenery as well as satisfying their adventurous spirit.

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COVID-19 Travel Tips for Vietnam

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Face mask requirement and social distancing precautions in effect at an airport in Vietnam

The Vietnamese government has placed strict COVID-19 precautions along with the resuming of normal travel operations. To adhere to the new COVID-19 travel precautions in Vietnam, these are the recommended measures and safety guidelines you should follow:

Packing Essentials

Some common additions to pack for your domestic travel plans in Vietnam during COVID-19:

  • Face masks (preferably an N-95 mask): We recommend packing more than three masks to replace when one gets dirty.
  • Disposable gloves: Use these when you are in an environment with questionable surfaces such as handrails, tables, or chairs.
  • Hand sanitizer (with at least 60% alcohol concentration): A staple that will serve to clean your hands when washing with soap and water isn’t available.
  • Digital thermometers & first-aid kit: These will allow you to keep track of your body temperature regularly and save you unnecessary trips to the hospital.

Health and Hygiene

As a traveler, you should practice these basic precautions:

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water: Using alcohol-based hand sanitizer is an acceptable substitute if this isn’t possible.
  • Maintain social distancing: Keep a distance of at least two meters away from others when possible.
  • Always wear a face mask in public: If using a disposable mask, be sure to discard it after returning from a public space.

Read more about Safety Practices to Travel Vietnam during COVID-19.

Travel and Health Insurance

Travel insurance is becoming more necessary now than ever before as the unpredictable can always happen. We recommend you to consider the following types of travel insurance for your domestic travel plans in Vietnam during COVID-19:

Trip cancelation

These insurances will generally cover you in the cases of any unforeseeable events such as illness or injury suffered by you or a member of your traveling party.

Flight delay or cancelation

These insurances will compensate for new travel arrangements and even accommodations and meals, depending on the circumstances. These compensations will all depend on your provider, so be sure to read the policy carefully.

Check out the Flights Updates in Vietnam COVID-19

Baggage loss

In the cases that your luggage is stolen, delayed, or lost, this insurance will cover the losses up to a certain amount. Depending on your provider, you may receive a cash payment if your luggage is delayed for more than 12 or 24 hours after you arrive at your destination. See How to Protect Your Luggage in Vietnam.

Travel document protection

This type of insurance will cover you by replacing any lost travel documents such as passports.

Medical insurance

These insurances will cover the cost of emergency transportation and other medical services. Be sure to choose a policy where COVID-19 is accounted for should you or a party member is infected.

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Final Words on Top Domestic Travel Plans in Vietnam during COVID-19

Even during COVID-19, travels within Vietnam can still be adventurous and fun, but do keep in mind the extra safety precautions that are taken to ensure all of our safety. With that said, we hope that you can take advantage of the opportunity that is given for domestic travel plans in Vietnam during COVID-19.

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