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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.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Vietnam. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Vietnam:
measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
The yellow fever vaccine is not recommended for travelers to Vietnam. However, a yellow fever vaccination may be required for entry to Vietnam. If you are coming to Vietnam from a country where yellow fever is present you may be required to show proof of immunization. For example, if you are traveling from Africa or South America to Vietnam, proof of yellow fever immunization may be required.
For additional entry requirement information, please see the Vietnam visa page.
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