|Milk (1 liter)||$1.38|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$3.33|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$9.44|
|1 Pair of men leather shoes||$32.55|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$8.82|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$382.61|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$26.38|
|Loaf of white bread||$0.78|
The city of Vi?t Trì is the capital of the Phu Tho province. This city is situated in the eastern part of the province and on the left bank of Red River. The city serves as the economic hub of this region as well as a tourist destination in the northern part of Vietnam. Vi?t Trì, if translated to English, means Vietnam Tri City. This city is said to be the first capital of the first nation here called Van Lang that began more than 4000 years ago.
How can you get in to Vi?t Trì? As a foreign tourist, your main point of entry will be the Hanoi Airport or Noi Bai International Airport located in Hanoi. There are numerous cheap flights to Vi?t Trì if you will use Hanoi as the main port of entry. From the airport in Hanoi, Vi?t Trì is about 78 kilometers away. You can go out of the airport and take the local distance buses that will bring you to Vi?t Trì. Taxi is also another option, but will cost you. You can also arrange a rental car to fetch you from the airport. The city is about 110 square kilometers in land area and you can make use of the xe om or motorcycle taxis as well as local buses to get around the city cheaply. There are regular taxis, but they are pretty expensive.
As a backpacking tourist, you can find several hotels in Vi?t Trì that can give you comfort when it comes to accommodations. You can get one for as much as $15 per night. You can get tour packages here in Vi?t Trì through any of the many travel booking sites. In addition to that, you can arrange with travel agencies and they can give you packages for cheap flights to Vi?t Trì.