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BAC NINH

Square: 822,68 km²

Population: 1449 thousands people (2021)

Administrative units : Bac Ninh city, Tu Son town and 6 districts : Gia Binh, Luong Tai, Que Vo, Thuan Thanh, Tien Du, Yen Phong

OVERVIEW:

Bac Ninh is a province with quan ho folk songs. Bac Ninh is the center of ancient Kinh Bac. Currently, there are 41 notable festivals of the year maintained. In which, there are big festivals such as: Dau pagoda festival, Lim festival, Do temple festival, Ba Chua Kho temple festival. Bac Ninh people are industrious and creative, with hundreds of professions such as silk, ceramics, bronze casting, silver station, woodcarving, paper making, folk paintings… especially Quan ho folk songs.

GEOGRAPHY:

Bac Ninh is surrounded by Hai Duong to the East, Ha Noi to the West and Hung Yen to the South and Bac Giang to the North

In the construction planning, Bac Ninh belongs to the Capital region. In addition, Bac Ninh is also located on two economic corridors Kunming – Lao Cai – Hanoi – Hai Phong – Quang Ninh and Nam Ninh – Lang Son – Hanoi – Hai Phong – Quang Ninh.

CLIMATE:

Bac Ninh is a transitional place between subtropical climate in the North and tropical savanna in the South. Each year, there are two seasons: the rainy season from September to December and the dry season from January to August, with occasional cold spells but not strong and not lasting.

TOURISM:

Bac Ninh is the leading major tourist center of Vietnam. To the north of the city is Hai Van Pass, which is known as “the most majestic man in the world”. To the west is Sun World Ba Na Hills Resort located at an altitude of over 1,400m with a system of 8 cable car routes with a total capacity of 9,500 guests/hour, Toc Tien – Indochine Waterfall cable car route reaching four world records. , the largest indoor amusement park Fantasy Park in Southeast Asia and the largest French village in Vietnam, Sun World Ba Na Hills every day serves more than 30,000 guests, peak days up to more than 40,000 visitors.

TRANSPORTATION:

Bac Ninh has a diversified transportation system, including roads, railways and rivers. In which, the road system is considered to be relatively synchronous compared to other provinces in the country.

VISA PROCEDURE

VISA

Most visitors to Vietnam require a visa to enter the country. Visas are exempted for the citizens of the countries listed below:

  • Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia and Laos (30 day visa).
  • Brunei, Myanmar (14 day visa).
  • Philippines (21 day visa).
  • Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Denmark and Finland (15 day visa; required to hold a passport valid for at least 6 months on arrival and also must make 30 day pause between two arrivals)
  • United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain (15 day visa)
  • Belarus (15 day visa. This visa waiver is valid until 30 June 2020).
  • Kyrgyzstan (30 day visa).
  • Chilean citizens holding valid diplomatic passports are exempt from visa requirements (90 days).
  • Citizens of China, Cuba and North Korea holding normal passports endorsed “for public affairs” do not require a visa for Vietnam.
  • APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) Holders from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies are exempted to stay within 60 days without visa.

Vietnam’s visa waiver policy is eligible for passport holders of Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Japan, Russia, South Korea, UK, France, Germany, Italia, Spain. Accordingly, those come from these countries are currently allowed to stay in Vietnam for only 15 days per visit and wait for at least 30 days if you want to apply for the next entry.

So in case citizen from those countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Japan, Russia, South Korea, UK, France, Germany, Italia and Spain) wants to stay in Vietnam for more than 15 days or entry Vietnam more than once in less than 30 days, you should apply for single entry visa 30 days valid or multiple entry visas as other.Visa Approval Letter processing fee:

  • One-month Single-entry Visa: 15 USD.
  • One-month Multiple-entry Visa: 30 USD.

Note: The above rate does not cover the Visa Stamp Fee, which must be paid at the arrival airport to immigration officers: 25 USD Single Entry or 50 USD Multiple Entry.

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