best time to visit central vietnam

Best Time To Visit Central Vietnam

Continue the previous article, today we will take you southward to the Central Vietnam, a region that possesses various attractions, from natural creations to artificial structures, belonging to such representative destinations as Quang Binh, Hue and Hoi An. To have a general idea of the best time to visit Central Vietnam, let’s have a look at some useful pieces of information provided below.

1. Quang Binh – Land of King Kong film and Amazing Son Dong Caves

phong nha

If you are planning a holiday in the Central Vietnam, then Quang Binh is a destination that worth taking into consideration. This province is home to many tourist attractions of Vietnam such as Son Doong Caves (recognized as the largest natural cave in the world), Phong Nha Caves (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Nhat Le Beach. Unlike the four-season weather in the Northern region, the weather in Quang Binh is comprised of dry season (from April to August) and rainy season (from September to March).

son doong cave

son doong cave 1

The dry season is perfect for excursion exploring the nature of Quang Binh. Tourists can take advantage of the favorable weather conditions during the season to visit natural attractions like Phong Nha – Ke Bang Nation Park, explore the mysterious world inside Son Doong Caves or enjoy sunlight on the pristine beach and the water of Nhat Le, without the worry that the trips would be canceled due to rain. It is least recommended to visit Quang Binh in September and October because this is the flooding season with the highest level of precipitation during the year.

You may join Phong Nha Tours to explore the marvelous nature of Quang Binh.

2. Hue – Ancient Capital

thien mu pagoda

Hue city, known far and wide for its cultural heritages and Vietnamese traditional culture, used to be the capital city of Vietnam in Nguyen Dynasty and is amongst the oldest cities in the country. Bearing the typical attributes of weather in the central Vietnam, the weather in Hue is divided into two main seasons, of which the dry season (from February to July) is regarded as the ideal time for visiting Hue city, while the rainy season (from August to January) is not really great for excursions there.

lang co beach

The Spring in Hue, which falls between February and April, is the best time for exploring the majestic city.During these months, the temperature is relatively mild, swinging around 22 Celsius degrees, creating favorable conditions for a walk along quaint streets or an excursion around the city to visit many historical heritage sites such as Thien Mu Pagoda, Minh Mang Tomb and the Imperial City. The precipitation of this period is at the lowest level in the year, so the tourists are free from the worry that their city tour will be ruined by the rain. The months of June and July are just for those who can bear up the heat in exchange for the chance to contemplate the clear azure sky. The weather during the two months is ideal for sea lovers who desire a relaxing vacation on Lang Co and Thuan An Beach. From September to December is the time with the highest frequency of rainfall during the year, so you may consider to plan your trip to Hue during these months.

Participate in Hue Tours would defenitely help you enjoy the excursions around Hue much better

3. Hoi An – The Most Charming Town in Vietnam

Once a bustling trading post in the 17th century, the riverside town of Hoi An, recently recognized as a UNESCO Heritage Site, attracts a huge number of tourists to the place every year, especially those who want to explore not only the unique combination of oriental and western culture and architecture in the ancient town, but also the beautiful landscape near the town. Like many other places in Central Vietnam, the climate in Hoi An is divided into two distinct seasons: dry season(from February to August) and rainy season (from September to January), in which the dry season is favorable for tourism activities.

hoi an town at night

Roughly, the dry season itself can be broken into two parts; the period from February to May is the best time for an excursion around the town with the pleasant temperature and least rainfall, so you can enjoy Hoi An Tours without bothering bringing an umbrella by your side to stay dry. Between June and August, the temperature remains relatively high, with the maximum level of 34oC. However, this is the fantastic time to enjoy the nearby beaches like An Bang and participate in such exciting activities as scuba diving and snorkeling off the coast of Hoi An. In addition, fishing season fall between these months, so tourists can enjoy various kinds of mouth-watering seafood. You’d better think carefully to travel to Hoi An in rainy season when monsoon prevails because rain falls frequently during these months.

an bang beach

To sum up, the weather in most provinces in the central region is divided into the dry season and rainy season (the particular time may vary, depending on the location). It is highly recommended that you plan your trip in the dry season to enjoy the best experience there.

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