Destination:

Vietnam

Vietnam, in Southeast Asia, is bordered by China, Laos and Cambodia. The country of Vietnam is long and thin with two major cities at either end, forming a natural itinerary for anyone who wants to explore the country as a whole.
vietnam map

Essential Vaccines

When travelling to your destination

Vaccine

Schedule Primary Course

Hepatitis A

0, 6-12M*

Tetanus

0 (Single dose) then 10yrs

Typhoid

0 (Single dose) then 3YRS

Recommended Vaccines

When travelling to your destination

Vaccine

Schedule Primary Course

Hepatitis B

0 (Single dose) 1-12M

Rabies**

0 (Single dose) 0, 3d, 7d, 12M*

Japanese Encephalitis**

0 (Single dose) 7d, 12M*

* Staying with friends & Family
** At risk areas/ activities
Tuberculosis (UK citizens Generally vaccinated)

Essential Vaccines Information

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is an infection in the liver caused through exposure to faecal matter by oral means. Vaccination against Hepatitis A is offered to people who are eligible.

Tetanus

Rare to find in the UK due to mass immunisation, but certain countries and continents have been known to still carry the disease, such as Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe

Typhoid

Typhoid fever is an infection caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi (derived from salmonella food poisoning) that goes on to affect many vital organs.

Recommended Vaccines

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is an infection in the liver caused through exposure to infected bloody and other bodily fluids. Hep B is found globally but the high risk areas include some parts of Africa, Asia, the Middle East & Europe.

Rabies

Rabies is a major disease affecting the brain and nerves that leads to severe motor function failure and neurological damage. Rabies is only contracted through the bite or scratch of an infected animal.

Japanese Encephalitis

Japanese Encephalitis is a rare but severe brain infection that comes about from exposure to mosquito bites. This disease is commonly found in Asia with the risk being greater in rural areas.

Visiting Vietnam

When is the best time to visit?

The best time to visit Vietnam is from March to April, when rainfall is low and temperatures are milder.

Halong Bay

Ho Chi Minh

Phu Quoc

Other Highlights

With its dizzying metropolises, blissful islands and immense national parks (not to mention a legendary cuisine!), Vietnam tops many travelers’ bucket lists.
hanoi

Hanoi

AYUTHAYA

Hoi Ann

Nha Trang

wiang kum kum

Watumu

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