VISITING VIETNAM DURING TET - THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Tet celebrates the arrival of spring based on the Vietnamese lunar calendar, usually falling in January or February. The holiday officially lasts for a week, with weekends padding on extra days. But whatever the dates, the serious mass migration and holiday begins one week before and lingers one week after, effectively creating three weeks of chaos for travelers. The whole country is most lively and cheerful during this time, and you don’t want to miss this chance to travel around and learn more about Vietnamese traditions.
Tet holiday is when domestic travel volume rockets, especially South-North route before Tet and North-South after Tet. This is because during the year many Northern people migrate to Southern provinces where gather many industrial park and businesses. The airport, the bus station was crowded and usually fully booked.
It is difficult for travelers to plan their trip. They should book the trip soon to make sure the service before the day they come.
Tet holiday Vietnam, all Vietnamese will come back their hometown or stay at home is a not a leisure traveling time for most domestic so you will have many choices with regard to accommodation. Some hotels will have special nights or New Year celebration so check with them in advance.
Many restaurants will be closed during the Tet, If you are invited to a Vietnamese family, get your tour operator to organize a visit to a local family home so you can enjoy the lead-up to the celebration as an insider.
Most tour companies run throughout the Tet holidays with a skeleton staff but are aware that most sights will be mobbed by local families picnicking and taking photos. It’s a great time to take off for a day trip into the smaller villages on a motorbike when celebrations are in full flow and hospitality is at an all-time high. Just take a reliable bike.
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