Time and working hours for travelers know when joining in Vietnam tour
When travelers visit Vietnam should how what are time and working hours in Vietnam. Vietnam is located in South East Asia and belongs to Time - GMT plus 7 hours and the working hours and public holiday in Vietnam as following below here, please know that when you take part in Vietnam Tour dealing or travelling in Vietnam.
1. Working hours
- Governmental agencies work 8 hours/day from 8h to 17h (excluding one-hour lunch). Working days are from Monday to Friday. Saturday and Sunday are closed.
- Banks are open from 7h30 or 8h to 16h30. Some banks are open on Saturday morning from 8h to 11h30. Sunday is closed.
- Almost shops are open from 8h or 8h30 to 21h or 22h.
2. Public Holidays
Saturdays and Sundays are holidays. There are ten public holidays in a year:
New Year's Day, (one day holiday)
Sai Gon Liberation Day, (one day holiday)
International Labour Day, (one day holiday)
National Day of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, (one day holiday)
Viet Nam Traditional Lunar New Year Festival - Tet Nguyen Dan: (Five day holiday). Tet holiday usually falls at the end of January or the middle of February by the solar calendar. The holiday begins on the two last days of the last lunar month and lasts through the first three days of the Lunar New Year (Tet Nguyen Dan)
The 10th day of the third lunar month: The ancestors' death anniversary of the whole nation (one day holiday)