Unexploded mines and ordnance are a continuing hazard in former battlefields, particularly in central Vietnam and along the Laos Border, formerly traversed by the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Undertake any leisure activities which include firearms at your own risk and make sure you are supervised by a reputable guide.
There have been reports of hearing loss from those close to these activities.
You should carry a photocopy of the pages from your passport with your personal details and visa for ID, and leave the original document in a safe place.
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In some areas local regulations require the use of a guide.
One British national has died, and another injured and trapped on Fansipan for 48 hours, while trekking without guides.Most visits to Vietnam are trouble free but you should take sensible precautions to protect yourself and your belongings.Vietnamese law requires everyone to carry photographic ID at all times.A number of British and foreign visitors have died in Vietnam while engaged in adventure tourism in rural areas.Some terrain can be hazardous and remote from rescue services of any kind.Make sure your travel insurance covers your planned activity fully.