The trial operation of the tourist site will last until September 14th next year. In order to visit the site during the pilot opening, tourists must make a booking in advance. Vietnamese and Chinese citizens do not need a visa to enter the destination, but they must present their passports and go through exit and entry procedures. During the first three months of the pilot opening, the number of daily tourist groups from each country must not exceed 10, with each group consisting of no more than 20 members. From the fourth month onwards, the border tourist site will welcome a maximum of 500 tourists from each nation daily. Travelers from other countries are not allowed to visit the site during the pilot period. The main entrances to the tourist site in Vietnam are equipped with checkpoints and surveillance cameras. The site opens at 9:00 am and entrance procedures must be completed by 2:00 pm (Vietnam time). Visitors are allowed to sightsee for a maximum of five hours. Vietnamese tourists are exempt from the entrance charge during the trial operation, while Chinese tourists are required to pay a fee of VND70,000 (US$2.9) per person. The pilot opening of Ban Gioc-Detian Waterfalls aims to strengthen the peaceful and powerful Vietnam-China border and enhance the friendship between the two countries. Once officially opened, the site will promote cultural exchanges and partnerships between Vietnamese and Chinese localities. Ban Gioc Waterfall is located in Dam Thuy Commune, Trung Khanh District, Cao Bang Province, northern Vietnam, while China’s Detian Waterfall is situated in Guangxi Province. For the latest news about Vietnam, follow us on Facebook or Twitter.