Check Out Vietnam Destinations Opened For Tourists From October
From October 1st, more provinces in Central Vietnam plan to welcome back domestic tourists from safe areas while the North and South focus on intra-provincial tourism.
In the North, Hai Phong which is famous for Cat Ba Island and Lan Ha Bay officially reopens tourist areas, attractions, and accommodation facilities to serve intra-provincial travelers. Tourists and guides must get enough two shots of vaccine, test negative to Covid-19, or show the Covid-19 recovery certificate.
Tourists take a boat to visit Lan Ha Bay
Besides, some provinces also apply tourism activities for inner-province tourists. In detail, Tay Yen Tu tourist area, Ven Village community-based tourist area, Suoi Mo ecological tourist area, and some golf courses in Bac Giang are resumed for travelers. Quang Ninh, Thanh Hoa, Vinh Phuc, Hoa Binh, and Sapa prioritize travelers coming from the green area (safe area) and testing negative to Covid-19. Hanoi ends social distancing in the whole city and allows outdoor activities, however requires not gathering more than 10 people.
Water wheel on the stream in Pu Luong, Thanh Hoa
In Central Region, Khanh Hoa Province has a plan for intra-provincial tourists based on green cards (fully vaccinated) and yellow cards (one-shot vaccinated). Specifically, the province reopens isolated tourist areas for those having a green or yellow card from October 1 and expects to welcome domestic travelers with these cards from October 16 to November 11.
Kayaking on the sea at Diep Son Island, Khanh Hoa
Thua Thien Hue, which is renowned for its ancient citadel, king’s tomb, and mausoleum, decided to resume Hue Citadel, Minh Mang’s Tomb, Tu Duc’s Tomb, Khai Dinh’s Tomb yet only in the outdoor area.
Additionally, travelers having green or yellow cards and showing the negative Covid-19 test result can join package tours in Quang Binh province from October. Local people can swim at public beaches in Da Nang from 4:30 to 6:30 am, and accommodation facilities are allowed to reopen with the capacity not exceeding 30%.
Lam Dong with the famous Dalat city is welcoming intra-provincial travelers to attractions, accommodation establishments from 2 stars, restaurants, and sidewalk food stalls with only half of capacity.
Sunrise at Golden Hill, Golden Valley in Da Lat
Binh Thuan expects to receive domestic travelers and ex-pats from October 20 with the main attractions in Phan Thiet city and tourist areas meeting the safe standard by the Provincial People's Committee.
In the South, Ho Chi Minh City reopens attractions, resorts, accommodation facilities for those who are fully injected with the Covid-19 vaccine or get a certificate of Covid-19 recovery. Although the city stopped the social distancing, inner-provincial people are not allowed to travel outside the city without permission.
Besides, Ba Ria Vung Tau accepts domestic travelers who get 2 doses of vaccines after 14 days since their last injection to 4 pilot resorts which are Six Senses Resort Con Dao, Melia Ho Tram Resort, The Grand Ho Tram Resort & Casino, and Binh Chau Hot Spring. Travelers are transferred by the resorts’ shuttle and required to stay inside the area of the resort only.
Fishermen dry fish after catching at sea at Long Hai town, Ba Ria-Vung Tau
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