Why travel to Vietnam??
Vietnam is a beguiling goal for vacationers from all sides of the world. It’s absolutely excellent, amazingly puzzling, and home to an abundance of convincing goals. Vietnam is a big under-explored destination steadily edging towards its share to Indian tourist. The people in Vietnam are always smiling and welcoming. The language maybe a barrier but a bit of English will help you a lot during your trip. Food friendly for Indian, you will find it’s easy to get Indian restaurant or Halal food in big cities and even in Halong Bay. Your travel from India to Vietnam will be easier to plan follow the tips below.
Best time to visit Vietnam
The best time to visit Vietnam is spring (February to April) and autumn (August to October). The temperatures are more moderate and rainfall is lighter. In spring, March and April have the lowest rainfall across all destinations and temperatures are pleasant, though still cool in the far north. If you plan to travel the whole country, check out our favorites destinations.
Flight from India to Vietnam
Flight price from India to Vietnam
There are many flight routes from India to Vietnam and provided by many airlines included Vietnam Airlines, Thai Airways, Cathay Pacific Airway, Jet Airway, etc. Most of them are indirect flights but you also can check out direct flights companies below.
There are 3 main international airports that you can choose for your flight to Vietnam included Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi – HAN), Da Nang International Airport (Da Nang – DAD) or Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh city – SGN).
– Mumbai – Hanoi: operated by Vietnam Airlines, Thai Airways, Cathay Pacific Airway, Jet Airway, etc with around 45 flights a day. These flights normally transited at Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur or Abu Dhabi. The price is around USD 180 – 4220/person/way.
– New Delhi – Ho Chi Minh city: It will take you around 10 hours from Ho Chi Minh city to Delhi. This route will transit in some cities like Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore, etc. At the moment, there are around 15 airlines using this route included Vietnam Airlines, Malaysia Airline, Jet Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, etc. There are around 46 flights per day and the price is around USD 244 – 5360/person/way.
– Chennai – Da Nang: Most of flights from Chennai to Da Nang transit at Ho Chi Minh city. These flights are operated by Vietnam Airlines, Etihad Airways, Silkair with around 33 flights per day. The price for this routes is from USD 165 to USD 1231/person/way.
Is there a direct flight from India to Vietnam?
The anwser is yes! Do you know that IndiGo have officially open direct flight route from India to Vietnam? Start from October 2019, IndiGo have opened the flight route directly from Kolkata to Hanoi just for $100/person/way (not included taxes and fees). There are flights everyday from Kolkata to Hanoi at 1.30 pm and you arrive in Hanoi (Vietnam’s capital) around 5 pm.
On the other hands, Vietnam’s airlines company – Vietjet Air also opened flight routes directly form Ho Chi Minh city to New Delhi 4 times a week (Mon, Wed, Fri and Sunday) for the price around $100/person/way (included taxes and fees). The flight time is 19.00 and you arrive in New Delhi around 23.00.
How to find cheap flights from India to Vietnam?
As we mentioned above, the price around $100/person/way is quite cheap and good price for you. The round trip with Indigo sometimes can be around $150/person. What a deal for you? But, you should consider carefully the destination that you want to visit in Vietnam before deciding to buy a flights. Vietnam is a long country. Therefore, if you take a flight to Ho Chi Minh city but you want to see destinations in the North of Vietnam like Hanoi, Halong Bay and Sapa, you will need to buy a domestic flight from Ho Chi Minh city to Hanoi. What a waste!! So plan your travel time and destination carefully to save the budget for you. Consider contacting a travel agent to have your check flight rate and plan your trip.
Visa cost for travel from India to Vietnam
There are two ways to get a visa to Vietnam: whether you can apply at the nearest Vietnam Embassy in your country or you may get a Visa on arrival. However, we recommend that you should apply for Vietnam on arrival because it is time-saving and more convenient. You don’t have to actually present at the Embassy and queue to get everything done. You completely are able to apply for 1 month or 3 months visa on arrival for single or multiple entries with tourism or business purpose. Specially, you can extend your Vietnam Visa at if you want to stay longer.
>>> Check out our price for visa processing in 2019.
India to Vietnam tour packages
Budget for your trip from India to Vietnam
Accommodation -Hostels start around 100,000 VND (4 USD) per
night for the most basic accommodation. For a nicer place, you can pay almost
double. Private rooms will cost at least 350.000-425.000VND/room/night (15-20
USD) for a double room. While hostels were once scarce, they have started
popping up all over the country to accommodate budget travelers.
Most hostels will offer free WiFi, and many will also include free breakfast or free beer during certain hours of the day. Self-catering facilities are not very common since eating out is so cheap. For a budget hotel with a double bed, expect to pay around 225,000 VND (10 USD) per night. This will usually include free WiFi and free breakfast.
Food – You can get a bowl of pho or a rice dish for 30,000 VND. Most sit-down restaurants are also inexpensive at around 45,000-95,000 VND (2-4 USD). The fancier (and more touristy) the restaurant, the more expensive. Western food will also be more expensive. A liter of water at a convenience store is about 10,000 VND (Half an USD), while beer or soda at a restaurant is about 20,000-35,000 VND (1-2 USD). You also can find a lot of Indian Restaurants in Vietnam now in big cities like Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city. Also, local restaurants are able to serve vegetarian food as well.
Transportation – Bus travel is very cheap in Vietnam. The public bus around Ho Chi Minh City will cost a maximum of 7,000 VND (less than 1 USD) per ride. Overnight buses, while uncomfortable, are only about 200,000-600,000 VND (9-25 USD) and can take you to lots of cities in Vietnam (this will also save you a night of paying for accommodation).
How much money I should bring to Vietnam?
Of course the amount of money you bring to Vietnam is different and depended on people. We will suggest for you based on our customers experiences. And to be easier to calculate, let’s remember 1 INR is about 330 VND – Vietnamese Currency. Vietnam Dong actually is the most popular currency in Vietnam even some of them really like USD. The biggest note in Vietnam is 500.000 VND = 1.500 INR, the smallest is 1.000 VND = 3 INR. The price for stuffs in Vietnam is comparable in India so you might know how much you should spend.
Depend on the quality of place you stay, a budget trip will cost you around 1.500 INR per day. You can achieve this by staying in the city, travel by yourselves using Grab bike, using a hostel instead of hotel and eating local food. A medium budget is about 3.000 – 6.000 INR per day. Staying in private room, eating in Indian restaurant sometime, taking tours out of the city to further place like Halong Bay, Sapa. 6.000 INR is also the price for a normal trip to Halong Bay for 2D1N. And a luxury stay is above and beyond! Vietnam have enough luxury hotels, resorts and services to bring the best for your holiday.
Tips for saving money when travel in Vietnam
- Consider how many days that you want to stay in Vietnam to bring enough money for your trip
- Buy a package trip to Vietnam to save money for you.
- Choose the destinations carefully to save yourselves from buying extra domestic flights.
Consider taking a India to Vietnam package tour
Vietnam is a beautiful countries but many Indian just come here once in their life. So why not taking a package tour to travel to the best places in this country with a reasonable price. By using a travel agent, you save yourself a lot of time for:
– Choosing the best places for your trip in Vietnam based on what you like.
– Getting suggestions for where to go and what to do in your limited time in Vietnam
– Planning your trip based on your budget.
– Getting for you a deal when you book a lot of tours and hotel with one agent (package).
– A support 24/7 during your trip in Vietnam for you and your family.