Elderly travelling to Vietnam are suggested to book a package tour or travel with their family and friends rather than being independent travelers. A number of Vietnamese travel agencies offer tours exclusively for the elderly, hence you should check it out before starting your excursion.
It is strongly recommended that elderly travellers include adequate medicine, medical description as well as a list of local hospitals and clinics in their luggage check list. A note of their family contacts and tour operators is also indispensible in case of getting lost.
The aged are quite sensitive to changes in weather; therefore, it is advisable to get information about Vietnamese climate which is diverse from the north to the south. Health insurance and insurance for luggage are necessary.
In a few popular tourist attractions in Vietnam, robbery is an acute matter to be addressed and people of all ages should beware of their belongings at all times.