What to explore in Vietnam in August
In Vietnam, August is the last month of summer, the begin of autumn, and the most beautiful time of the year. If you’re planning your Asia tours to Vietnam at that time and do not know what to do, let’s follow our guides below.
If you’re going to travel to Northern Vietnam in August, remember to bring light clothes because it’s very hot. The sudden rains in the afternoon often occur which can cool down the temperature. To make sure your safety, you should not go to the mountainous area because of the slippery roads. The average temperature in this time is about 30 degree Celsius.
Hanoi in August (via wikitravel)
Hanoi is known as the city of lakes. Despite the bustle and hustle, the lakes always bring peace for the city. It is one of the most famous historical and cultural destinations. The best thing to do here is to experience the nightlife in Hanoi Old Quarter. When other parts in the city slept, it’s the time in the Old Quarter for bars, clubs, music bands with the joiners who are students, workers, and millennials.
Being one of the seven wonders of the worlds with millions of domestic and international visitors, Halong Bay is definitely the first choices. Summer is the best time to enjoy the stunning beaches and the pristine beauty of Halong Bay. If choosing a cruising tour, you can have the opportunity to do many interesting things on-board such as night squid fishing and doing Tai Chi exercise in the early morning. It’s the reason why the weather in Vietnam in August will never disappoint you.
Sapa in August
Sapa is one of the highest places in Vietnam at an altitude of 500-600 meters above sea level. Honestly, the temperature in Vietnam in August is not too good but it cannot hold travelers back. The Sapa market is the best choice to visit with many kinds of good that look like an exhibition. From the fresh vegetables, fruits to the colorful fabric of ethnic people are sols here. Let’s try at least one meal here to know how amazing Vietnamese cuisine is.
Central Vietnam would be a favorite destination in August due to the nice weather. Nha Trang may be the best choice to visit. The rainfall in Hue is quite high while Dalat and the Central Highland are very wet. The average temperature is 30 degree Celsius. You can consider the coastal cities such as Hoi An, Nha Trang, and Danang.
Being not only the cleanest and most developed city but Danang is also the dream destination for those who love the sea. Pham Van Dong beach is one of the most gorgeous beaches here. My Khe beach is the main beach of Danang where the local people do morning exercise in the early morning (from 4 am to 7 am). Other activities here are windsurfing, volleyball on the beach or other watersports. If you like challenging, let’s take a helicopter tour to see the skyscrapers in Danang or tour to Hai Van Pass and Son Tra Mountain.
Danang in August (via carpedieminn)
The Central Highland
The Central Highland consists of Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Dalat, and Lam Dong, of which Dalat is the most famous destination. Considered as the most romantic place, the fog covers all the pine tree hill, the colonial French architectural works and a lot of flowers around the city. In the north Dalat, you can see the picturesque Lak Lake surrounded by ethnic villages. You should also visit Buon Ma Thuot – the city that is famous for its magnificent waterfalls.
August in Southern Vietnam is the rainy season with the daily rain in the afternoon. The average temperature is 29 degree Celsius.
Ho Chi Minh City
Let’s take a historical tour to the Saigon War Remnants Museum to open your senses. You can also visit other famous destinations such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, Cu Chi Tunnels, Ben Thanh Market, and Independence Palace. Enjoying Saigon street food is also the thing that you should not miss. You will definitely be amazed by the delicious dishes there.
Phan Thiet in August
This coastal city with pristine stretching white sand dunes becomes a paradise on the beach. There are a lot of resorts and hotels near the beach with a spectacular view and full equipment which can bring you the feeling home away from home. The accommodation and interesting activities make Phan Thiet become the best place to visit in the South.
Such a wide range of choices for you when choosing your best Vietnam tour in August. Each place has its own prominent features which can bring you unforgettable experiences in Vietnam. You can also see more information about Vietnam via our website. Share and like this post if you find it useful. Thank you!