Honeymoon In Vietnam For Indian Couples

A honeymoon in Vietnam lets you spend some cherished moments with your partner in the midst of nature, as well as appreciate the old-world charm of this historical city. Vietnam, with its hill-tribe villages, natural landscapes and exotic cuisine, is different from any other honeymoon destination. It is a recommended place for honeymooners and has places that you might want to include in your Vietnam honeymoon package.

How to reach Vietnam?

Direct flight services are available from major cities in India like Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore to Vietnam.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Vietnam is from December through February.

Visa Information

Indian citizens can obtain a visa on arrival for Vietnam. It costs around $ 35 for 1 month. You can apply for the visa through the link https://vietnamvisa.govt.vn/

Best Places in Vietnam to Honeymoon

We have picked up some of the romantic destinations for your Vietnam honeymoon. 

1. Dalat Valley

The valley of love is a hill station in Vietnam known for its rolling mountains surrounded by green pine trees, blossoming flowers, gardens, lakes, waterfalls and pleasant climate make it one of the most romantic places in Vietnam. 

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How to reach?

You can take a direct flight to lien Khuong from Ho Chi Minn City which takes about 45 minutes. After that, you can take a bus or car to reach Dalat Valley.

Things to do in Dalat Valley

  • Xuan Huong- You can take a romantic ride in swan-shaped paddle boats in the lake.
  • Flower Gardens- Hold your lover’s hands and wander along with the beautiful flower gardens of Dalat Flower Park and Minh Roses Garden etc.
  • Waterfalls- You can head to some amazing waterfalls like Elephant Waterfalls, Datanla Waterfalls etc.
  • Cruise- You can cruise on the warm waters of the lake like Xuan Huong.

Accommodation Options

  • Swiss Belresort Tuyen Lam Dalat- prices start from INR 3,800 per night.
  • Terracotta Hotel & Resort- prices start from INR 3,400 per night.
  • Dalat Palace Heritage Hotel- prices start from INR 7,600 per night.
  • Ana Villas Dalat Resort & Spa- prices start from INR 5,000 per night.
  • Dalat Edensee Resort & Spa- prices start from INR 5,800 per night.

Where to dine at?

  • Anna’s Coffee House- One of the best places to brunch and their burrito and waffles are best in town.
  • Artist Alley Restaurant- It consists of a mix of local and European dishes with chicken soup and avocado salad being their most famous dishes.
  • Wooden House- A romantic restaurant with a stunning view and is a perfect place for steak lovers.

2. SAPA

It is a picture-perfect place for couples to get an escape from the big cities. This place is surrounded by majestic mountains, terrace paddy fields and breathtaking valleys. The town is enchanting enough to make your stay here for a long time as there are numerous places to explore.

How to reach?

You can take a bus or train from Ho Chi Minn City which will drop you off in the SaPa region.

Things to do in Sapa

  • Views- Enjoy the scenic views of the Muong Hoa Valley and Fansipan Mountain.
  • Love Fountain- Take a dip in the waters of the fountain with your partner.
  • Heaven Gate- Climb the heaven gate for the panoramic view of the entire town.
  • Love Market- Wander along with the lovely market with your special one.

Accommodation Options

  • My Boutique Hotel & Spa- prices start from INR 2,200 per night.
  • Aira Boutique Sapa Hotel & Spa- prices start from INR 4,000 per night.
  • Sapa Clay House- Mountain Retreat- prices start from INR 6,000 per night.
  • Eco Palms House- prices start from INR 8,000 per night.
  • Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa- prices start from INR 5,000 per night.

Where to dine at?

  • Aira Sapa Restaurant & Bar- It offers a lovely presentation of local dishes like chicken rice and green tea crepes in a lovely setting.
  • Sapa Sky View Restaurant & Bar- A restaurant with a breathtaking view and its favourite dishes are egg coffee, beef noodles and vegetable spring rolls etc.
  • Paradise Restaurant- Famous for Vietnamese cuisine, fresh spring rolls, papaya salad, fried rice and pork rolls are the must-try dishes.

3. Mai Chau

Mai Chau is the perfect location for people who want some peace and quiet and want to stay amidst nature. Here, the villages offer you a lot of knowledge about the culture of the region and give you an opportunity to stay in a stilt Thai home. You can participate in local celebrations like dance and music with your partner. 

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How to reach?

Mai Chau has great bus connectivity. You can take a bus from Hanoi which takes about 4 hours to reach Mai Chau.

Things to do in Mai Chau

  • Thac Go Lao Waterfalls- Take a romantic dip in the waters with your loved one.
  • Cycling- You can enjoy cycling around the rice fields.
  • Homestays- Book your stay at one of the romantic homestays.
  • Cave- Get to explore the famous Chieu Cave.

Accommodation Options

  • Mai Chau Lodge- prices start from INR 3,800 per night.
  • Mai Chau Ecolodge- prices start from INR 6,500 per night.
  • Mai Chau Villas- prices start from INR 6,000 per night.
  • Mai Chau Valley View Hotel- prices start from INR 3,000 per night.
  • Sols Bungalows- prices start from INR 8,800 per night.

Where to dine at?

  • Quan 3 Chi Em- It offers best chicken lemongrass, fried noodles and smoothies.
  •  Coffe Lop- It offers the best pork spring rolls and vegetable noodles with a fantastic view.
  • Mini Bar & Food- A little restaurants with a nice view of the rice fields and offers the best chicken and beef hamburgers.

4. Con Dao

The 16-island archipelago of Con Dao is a hidden gem that rests in the quiet waters of the South China Sea. These islands are among the most romantic places in Vietnam and are famed for their crystal clear blue-green waters, soft golden sand beaches, lush mangrove forests, and beautiful coral reefs.

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How to reach?

You can take a flight from Ho Chi Minn City to Can Tho and then take a taxi to reach Con Dao Island.

Things to do in Con Dao

  • Dive deep into the ocean and explore the beautiful coral reefs.

Accommodations Options

  • Six Senses Con Dao- prices start from INR 42,000 per night.
  • Poulo Condor Boutique Resort & Spa- prices start from INR 25,000 per night.
  • Minh Thang Hotel- prices start from INR 3,000 per night.
  • Nha Khach Con Dao- prices start from INR 2,500 per night.
  • Lighthouse Boutique Hotel- prices start from INR 2,300 per night.

Where to dine at?

  • Villa Maison Con Dao Kitchen & Wine Bar- Lovely shaded terrace with fantastic food like seafood, papaya salad, green curry along with great service. 
  • Thu Ba Restaurant- Famous for its seafood like shrimps with veggies and garlic and fresh white tuna in lemongrass sweet pepper sauce.
  • Infiniti Café and Restro- Food, drink and service are absolutely amazing. It is famous for its breakfast dishes like pancakes, cappuccinos etc.

5. Phu Quoc

It is an ideal getaway for many couples. This gorgeous and pristine paradise is exactly where you should spend your enjoyable honeymoon in Vietnam. The island is not only enchanted by its unspoiled beaches and breathtaking landscapes but also its hidden gem, National Park which is a great place for nature lovers.

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How to reach?

You can take a bus from Ho Chi Minn City to Phu Quoc region and a then a ferry to reach Phu Quoc.

Things to do in Phu Quoc

  • Sunset- Enjoy a breathtaking sunset on the beautiful beaches.
  • Jungle- Go on an adventurous jungle hike.
  • Mountain- Go hiking in the mountains with your partner.
  • Ocean- Dive deep into the ocean to explore the coral reefs.

Accommodation Options

  • Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort- prices start from INR 7,000 per night.
  • Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island- prices start from INR 8,300 per night.
  • Intercontinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort- prices start from INR 14,000 per night.
  • Premier Village Phu Quoc Resort- prices start from INR 13,000 per night.
  • Fusion Resort- prices start from INR 14,000 per night.

Where to dine at?

  • The Pepper Tree- Prepared by award-winning chefs, the best-served dishes are pumpkin soup, lobster ravioli and duck breast.
  • Gop Gio Restaurant- It offers the best Vietnamese dishes and seafood like fish hotpot, shrimp sautéed with onion and fried pork.
  • On the Rocks Restaurant- A restaurant with a beautiful view and setting and mackerel is a must-try dish out there.

A sample Itinerary of Vietnam

Day 1: Arrival at Ho Chi Minn City. Transfer to the hotel. Rest of the time at leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi Minn City.

Day 2: Explore the city attractions like Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera House etc. Overnight in Ho Chi Minn City.

Day 3: Breakfast. Arrival at Dalat Valley by flight. Check in to the hotel. Visit Dalat Flower Park, Elephant Waterfalls etc. Overnight in Dalat Valley.

Day 4: Enjoy a cruise ride in the warm waters. Check out of the hotel. Arrival at Con Dao by flight. Check in to the hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight in Con Dao.

Day 5: Take a deep dive in the ocean. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Con Dao.

Day 6: Arrival at Phu Quoc by flight. Check in to the hotel. Enjoy a beautiful sunset at the beach. Overnight in Phu Quoc.

Day 7: Go mountain hiking and explore the jungles. Overnight in Phu Quoc. 

Day 8: Check out of the hotel. Back to Ho Chi Minn City. Check in to the hotel. Go for last-minute shopping. Overnight in Ho Chi Minn City.

Day 9: Breakfast. Check out of the hotel to fly back home.

Tips when travelling to Vietnam

  • Currency- The currency of Vietnam is Vietnamese Dong. 1 Vietnamese Dong can be roughly bought for 0.0032 Indian Rupee. US Dollars and credit cards are accepted but it is preferable to carry Vietnamese currency with you.
  • Safety- Vietnam is absolutely a safe place to travel.
  • Etiquettes- Decent clothes are preferable. Try out their local customs.
  • Mobile network and sim card- The major mobile service providers are Mobifone, Viettel, Vinafone etc. You can get the sim card from the airport itself.
  • Power plugs- You need power plugs and sockets of A, C and F type.

Checklist to travel to Vietnam

  • Travel Documents- Tickets, medical documents and relevant ID cards.
  • Money- Credit cards, currency.
  • Clothes- Beach wears comfortable flip flops, sunglasses, hats.
  • Electronics- Mobile phone, camera and travel adapter.
  • Health and Hygiene- Medications that you are on, basic medical kit, women hygiene items, toiletries.

FAQs for your Vietnam travel

1. Is Vietnam a good honeymoon destination?

Vietnam is a country with pristine beaches, sparkling bays, dramatic landscapes, and vibrant culture. All these features with a plethora of activities make honeymoon in Vietnam exciting and thrilling.

2. Can I wear shorts in Vietnam?

Yes, one can wear shorts in Vietnam except in temples.

3. What is Vietnam famous for?

Vietnam is famous for its natural landscapes, breathtaking views, ancient history, and vibrant culture. Vietnam is also famous for items such as Vietnamese Coffee, Silk, Brocade and Ao Dai.

4. Which are the best places to go shopping in Vietnam?

1. Cai Rang Floating Market
2. Takashimaya Ho Chi Minh City
3. Dinh Cau Night Market
4. Phan Thiet Central Market

5. Do they speak English in Vietnam?

In tourist centres, the people speak some English, but a lot of them will speak none. 

Vietnam- A perfect place to Honeymoon with a loved one

Vietnam is a crazy yet wonderful place. It is rich in culture and history and consists of many amazing places which will surely make your honeymoon in Vietnam unforgettable. Spend some quality time with your loved one in the beautiful cities and islands and try out their local customs and cuisine. A honeymoon in Vietnam isn’t complete without unforgettable, romantic and adventurous experiences.

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