Below the knee skirts and trousers for temples and pagodas, power outlet adapter, sun hat, sunscreen, insect-repellent, water bottle for diarrhea treatment, a dry towel, durable shoes and flip-flops.
Vietnamese is the most spoken language in Vietnam. French is the most spoken foreign language in Vietnam owing to a legacy of colonial rule. Russian, Czech, German, and Polish are other languages spoken in small sections in Vietnam.
Vietnamese Dong (VND) is the most commonly used currency in Vietnam. However big shops and hotels accept US dollars as well, so if you bring some US dollars, they can come handy.
The ideal time is anywhere between 5 - 10 days. For a short stay, you can take up a Vietnam tour package for 3 days or a Vietnam itinerary for 4 days. If you have a few extra days at hand, you can go for a Vietnam itinerary for 5 days. If you can afford a longer vacation, go for a 9 days in Vietnam itinerary or a Vietnam itinerary for 10 days.
Vietnam's transport network is pretty well connected making the option of domestic flights for long-distance travel the most convenient. Vietnam also has boats, buses, minibus, & taxi services that makes it easy for commuting throughout the country. Also the cost of travelling in Vietnam is very affordable making it possible to explore the entire country at one stretch.