Frequently Asked Questions


Need some help with your trip to Quang Nam? Here are answers to a few of the most common questions from travelers.

The dry season from March to September is when you’ll have sunny days and blue skies. March usually has great weather with ideal temperatures from 25° to 27° C. The Mid-Autumn Festival is also a wonderful time to experience local culture in Hoi An.

Year-round it’s a good idea to bring your water bottle, mosquito spray, and hats for cycling or outdoor activities. In the rainy season, umbrellas and raincoats will help you stay dry. Hoi An can be windy and chilly in December and January – pack layers for these months. In the summer, you’ll want to have your sunscreen and swimsuits ready.

The rainy season in Quang Nam lasts from October to January. During this time, parts of the Ancient Town may flood after heavy storms, and the beaches are not suitable for swimming. Enjoy local cuisine, culture and wellness activities indoors instead. The skies are often cloudy in February, with more sunny days appearing toward the end of the month.

Tickets are 150,000 VND (6.5 USD) for foreigners, and 80,000 VND for Vietnamese. Each ticket includes access to five of 22 historic attractions and museums in the Ancient Town.

Tickets to My Son are 150,000 VND (6.50 USD) for foreigners and 100,000 VND for Vietnamese. The price includes the electric shuttle from the entrance to the temple site.

You can use your international credit or debit card for payment with most hotels, taxi services, restaurants and boutiques. A small bank fee may be added in some cases. Be sure to carry cash for small purchases from street vendors, markets and sidewalk shops.

Vietnam offers visa exemptions to nationals from 13 countries, and e-Visas and visas on arrival to visitors from many more countries. You can find out more about visas for Vietnam in this article.

Vietnam no longer requires travelers to present any Covid-19 tests or vaccination certificates. To visit as a tourist, you only need to purchase health insurance with a minimum coverage of 10,000 USD for Covid-19 treatment, and fill out a health declaration on arrival. See more about Vietnam entry requirements in this article.

The Vietnam Ministry of Health publishes the latest news and counts of Covid-19 cases by province in Vietnamese on their official website: www.covid19.gov.vn. You can read more about Covid-19 guidelines for travelers in Quang Nam in this article.

Most travelers arrive by plane at Da Nang International Airport and take a shared shuttle or private car to their hotels in Quang Nam. You can book domestic flights to Da Nang from major cities in Vietnam and international flights from regional capitals. Chu Lai Airport in the south of Quang Nam receives domestic flights from within Vietnam.

Da Nang International Airport is approximately 27 kilometers or a 45-minute drive from Hoi An.

Within Hoi An City and the Ancient Town, cycling and electric shuttles are a great way to get around. If you are going further than a few kilometers, you can easily hire local taxi services, use the Grab ride-hailing app, or ask your hotel to help you book a private car. See more about transportation in Quang Nam in this article.