Frequent question: Where is Tet celebrated in Vietnam?

Hoi An is typically considered the place to be during Tet. Shops and restaurants do not close down and many people travel to Hoi An to join the celebrations. Most of the festivities happen in the Ancient Town, which is an ancient port city and UNESCO World Heritage site in the center of Hoi An.

What do you say on Tết?

Give good luck wishes



“Sức khỏe dồi dào” (Extremely good health) and “Tiền vô như nước” (Money coming in like water) are two of the most popular wishes shared among relatives and friends during the holiday. Practice the wishes and say them to everyone you meet with a big smile, in order to bring them good luck.

Which is better Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh?

Hanoi is ideal for those looking to experience a more traditional lifestyle while Ho Chi Minh City’s urban landscape is best suited for luxury travellers. You can also explore the best of both worlds as domestic flights between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are available on a daily basis.

Where can I go on a Tet holiday?

Visiting Vietnam During Tet: The 5 Best Destinations

  • Dalat – The city of Eternal Spring.
  • Nha Trang – The Pearl of the Far East of Vietnam.
  • Hoi An – The Lantern Town.
  • Hanoi – Feel the Unusual Tranquility.
  • Ho Chi Minh City – City of lights.
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