The number of South African tourists coming to Vietnam has increased every year, due to the good relations between the two countries and South African tourists are impressed by Vietnam because it has many beautiful beaches, diverse culture and wonderful scenery.
There are no direct flights from South Africa to Vietnam, but it is very easy to buy flight tickets to Vietnam through many airlines. In addition, applying for an electronic visa is also very simple, so it is easy for you to plan a Vietnam tour from South Africa.
What is the best time to plan Vietnam tours from South Africa? The period from September to March of the following year is ideal for visiting Vietnam. During this time, it is autumn and winter in the North, and the South is also not too hot. This period is also the peak season for international visitors to Vietnam.
Traveling during this time will provide the most comfortable experience, with thoughtful service and the best quality service. Additionally, visiting Vietnam during this time allows you to experience both winter and summer in Vietnam.
Yes, all South African citizens wishing to enter Vietnam for tourism or business purposes must obtain a Vietnamese visa.
In addition to a visa, you must also meet the following entry requirements:
Apply for an e-visa at https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn
Some notes when applying for a Vietnamese e-visa:
Flight time from Cape Town, South Africa to Hanoi, Vietnam is about 19 hours. Some flights between Vietnam and South Africa:
South African Rand exchange rate against Vietnam dong according to xe.com
Vietnamese law stipulates that foreign currencies cannot be freely exchanged. So it is the best to go to the banks for money exchange. This is the legal, safe and quick method.
South African tourists especially like the type of cultural tourism because they can both visit and learn about the diverse culture in Vietnam. The place is favored by many tourists such as Hanoi capital with a thousand-year history of civilization, Hoi An ancient town, craft villages, festivals and culinary enjoyment.
If you have about 3 weeks in Vietnam, we recommend 10 destinations that you should not miss in Vietnam: Hanoi capital, Sapa, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Thanh Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho and Phu Quoc.
With human factors, rich culture, arts and cuisine, Vietnam is becoming an attractive destination for many South Africans.
If you still have questions about trip planning, don’t worry! We are always here to assist you, to make sure you will have the perfect trip to Vietnam.
The following tour packages are particularly suitable for South African tourists to explore Vietnam.