There is no problem to travel from northern Vietnam to China, for example by train or plane. The 3 main border crossings, which can be crossed by tourists, borders are located in the city of Lao Cai (40 km from Sapa) in the north and Mong Cai and Dong Dang (Lang Son) in the east.
Can you drive from Vietnam to China?
Yes, the driving distance between Vietnam to China is 3818 km. It takes approximately 45h 53m to drive from Vietnam to China.
Can you cross China border?
There are two main border crossings between China and Kyrgyzstan. The most popular one is the Irkeshtam border crossing, between connecting the cities of Kashgar and Osh. There is also the Tourngat border crossing, but it requires pre-arranged transportation on the Chinese side of the border.
Is Vietnam a poor country?
Vietnam is now defined as a lower middle income country by the World Bank. Of the total Vietnamese population of 88 million people (2010), 13 million people still live in poverty and many others remain near poor. Poverty reduction is slowing down and inequality increasing with persistent deep pockets of poverty.
Is there a train from Vietnam to China?
There are 2 popular travel routes and you can travel by train of Vietnam Railways + China Railways from Vietnam to China. One of the most frequented is from Hanoi to Nanning, travel time by train is about 12 hours, via Dong Dang border crossing in Lang Son.
Is Vietnam still communist?
Government of Vietnam
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a one-party state. A new state constitution was approved in April 1992, replacing the 1975 version. The central role of the Communist Party was reasserted in all organs of government, politics and society.
Is Vietnam owned by China?
Vietnam was brought under the control of China following the Ming dynasty’s victory in the Ming–Hồ War. The fourth period of Chinese rule ended when the Lam Sơn uprising led by Lê Lợi emerged successful. Lê Lợi then re-established an independent kingdom of Đại Việt.
Can you enter China now?
Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes. China currently allows foreign nationals with valid residence permits and visas to enter the country under certain very limited conditions.