Is January a good time to visit Vietnam?
Visiting Vietnam in January
Dry and pleasant weather can be enjoyed throughout most of Vietnam at this time of year. River travel is at its peak, with cruises along the Mekong Delta and the Red River. For the best beach weather, we recommend heading to Phu Quoc for guaranteed sunshine, with highs of 86°F.
What is the best time of year to go to Vietnam?
While this variety makes Vietnam a year-round destination, spring (March to April) is typically the best time to visit the entire country, when days are generally pleasant, temperatures are moderate and rainfall is light.
What is the temperature in Vietnam during January?
January Weather in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam. Daily high temperatures are around 89°F, rarely falling below 84°F or exceeding 93°F. Daily low temperatures are around 72°F, rarely falling below 67°F or exceeding 76°F.
Is it cold in Hanoi in January?
January is a relatively cold month in Hanoi with an average temperature of 17.4°C. Hanoi’s temperature in January is between 14.6°C (58.28°F) – at the lowest and 20.7°C (69.26°F) – at the highest.
Is Vietnam safe to travel?
Vietnam is a friendly and safe place to travel. With a sprinkling of common sense, your trip should be smooth and trouble free. Tourists usually complain about over-aggressive street vendors, tour operators with a bad attitude and dangerous driving.
What month should I go to Vietnam?
In general, the best time to visit Vietnam is during December through February when temperatures are milder and rain is minimal. Vietnam’s long, narrow shape means that the three primary regions (north, central, and south) experience different types of seasons and weather events throughout the year.
How long should you visit Vietnam?
You should spend at least two weeks in Vietnam to enjoy the main sights, but if you also want to go more off the beaten path, three weeks would be ideal.
Does Vietnam ever get cold?
Winter usually lasts from November until March. … Many cold fronts can penetrate into Vietnam during winter of which there are 3-4 occurrences every month in northern Vietnam. This leads to cold temperatures where temperatures drop by 4 to 5 °C (7 to 9 °F).
Does Vietnam ever snow?
The only snow in Vietnam falls in the northern mountainous regions of the country. It doesn’t snow in the town of Sapa often but the top of Mount Fansipan can get dusted with snow. Parts of the Annamite Range, possibly the most beautiful mountains we’ve ever seen, can also get snow between December and February.