VIETNAM


Vaccinations and Travel Tips
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Even more so than the country’s exquisite cuisine, Vietnam’s stunning natural beauty captivates hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. With the calm, clear water of Ha Long Bay and Ngu Hanh Son’s Buddhist sanctuaries on the Marble Mountains, Vietnam’s lush landscape and unforgettable charm serve as a tranquil getaway for appreciative tourists. Culture has been influenced by Cantonese and Hainan immigrants, and it remains inextricably tied to values of peace, serenity, family, community, and harmony, creating a blend of tranquility and togetherness that’s sure to elevate any visitor. While the pace of life can seem fast in many Vietnamese cities, take the time to slow down and enjoy the culinary delights that the country has to offer. Whether you opt for a traditional pho dish or decide to sip on a Vietnamese coffee, you will surely be happy.


What shots do I need for Vietnam?

Is Recommended/Required
May Be Recommended/Required
VaccineRecommendedRequired
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Japanese Encephalitis
Polio
Rabies
Typhoid
Yellow Fever
Consult With Your Passport Health Travel Medicine Expert for Personalized Recommendations!
Many Vaccines are Recommended if you are not up-to-date with routine shots, such as measles/mumps/rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus (DPT) vaccine, poliovirus vaccine, etc. All vaccination recommendations and other health-related information provided on this website are general in nature. Your exact immunization and medication needs will vary depending on a variety of factors including your personal medical history, vaccination history, current outbreaks and other health risks in your destination country, and the particulars of your travel itinerary. The information on these pages is not intended to replace a visit with your Passport Health Travel Medicine Specialist. Passport Health's clinical staff receive daily updates from multiple, vetted sources to help enable them to provide current, tailored vaccination and health recommendations based on the particular components of your trip.

Yellow Fever Vaccination requirements vary based upon the regulations of your destination country. However, it is important to remember that, regardless of your country of origin, if there is a sudden Yellow Fever outbreak or if you have passed through an endemic area during your travels, documented proof of the vaccine may be required to cross a country's borders.

Vietnam Climate Information

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min Avg Temp55°F
13°C
57°F
14°C
64°F
18°C
69°F
21°C
73°F
23°C
78°F
26°C
78°F
26°C
78°F
26°C
75°F
24°C
71°F
22°C
64°F
18°C
59°F
15°C
Max Avg Temp68°F
20°C
69°F
21°C
73°F
23°C
82°F
28°C
89°F
32°C
91°F
33°C
91°F
33°C
89°F
32°C
87°F
31°C
84°F
29°C
78°F
26°C
71°F
22°C
Humidity73%76%80%79%73%75%76%79%76%72%71%71%
Avg Days of Rain71315141514151614977
Average temperatures in Vietnam may vary depending on the region of your stay, so be sure to consider each area you plan to visit and pack clothing and skin and eye protectants that will adequately shield you from the effects of both regular and hazardous weather conditions.