Which provinces and cities in Vietnam have opened for tourists?

A number of provinces and cities that have controlled the Covid-19 epidemic well have opened or plan to open their tourist sites and restore tourism activities.

Which provinces and cities in Vietnam have opened for tourists?

In the northern coastal city of Quang Ninh, the home to Ha Long Bay, a world natural wonder, from September 21 a number of intra-provincial tourism activities re-opened after 90 days without any community infections reported.

This province planned to begin welcome visitors from other provinces, firstly northern localities, in November-December 2021. However, tourists must come from the localities that do not record any community infection cases within 14 days. Tourists must be fully vaccinated with two doses of vaccine and have negative testing results within 48 hours before entering Quang Ninh.

The northern port city of Hai Phong has reopened its tourist sites from 0:00 on October 1 for local residents, who meet criteria on vaccination and PCR testing or those who have recovered from Covid-19.

The northern province of Vietnam has reopened a number of activities at tourist attractions and golf courses for local people from September 13.

The central province of Khanh Hoa has decided to allow tourist sites to service local visitors from October 1 to 15. In the second phase, from October 16 to November 15, Khanh Hoa will open its doors to tourists from other localities who have a “green card” (fully vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19).


In the country’s covid-19 hotspot HCM City, the districts of Can Gio, Cu Chi and District 7 have resumed some tourist activities.

Starting from September 19, Can Gio district piloted the restoration of tourism activities. Specifically, it piloted reopening a closed tour to Sac forest, Dan Xay tourist area, Vam Sat tourist area and Hon Ngoc Phuong Nam tourist site until the end of September. The district will consider to further ease tourist activities from October.

The southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has allowed local tourists to come to four tourist establishments in the districts of Con Dao, Xuyen Moc, Chau Duc and Dat Do from September 15 to October 30, such as Ho Tram Strip, Melia Ho Tram, Binh Chau Hot Spring and Six Senses Con.

In the central province of Thua Thien – Hue, the Hue Monuments Conservation Center has welcomed visitors to the Hue Royal Citadel, the mausoleums of Emperor Minh Mang, Emperor Tu Duc and Emperor Khai Dinh. However, tourists can only attend outdoor tours.

Le Ha