There are plenty of beautiful sightseeings in Vietnam for visitors to experience. The landscapes usually come from many provinces and each month they has a different change, so you should have the knowledge of the monthly most picturesque scenery. Now let’s follow us to update travel trends this year: 12 best places to visit in Vietnam by month.
1. January: Da Lat – Cherry blossom is blooming to welcome the spring
Da Lat is the first destination in list “Best places to visit in Vietnam”. When many spring days touch Da Lat, it changes color of a new coat, not as sad as the original beauty but add a little sunshine, a little warm wind and a plateau full of love.
On spring days, the mountainous city is flooded in the sunshine, sunshine also lightly pours sweet honey to life and invites the tender buds on the high branches to open and juggle with heaven and earth.
When people mentioned about the spring in Da Lat, they immediately remember cherry blossom, because there is no place in Vietnam, cherry blossom blooms as beautifully as here.
2. February: Ho Chi Minh City – The Lunar New Year (Tet Nguyen Tieu)
One of the places to visit in Vietnam is Ho Chi Minh City, also called Saigon. Ho Chi Minh city, especially in February when The Lunar New Year is taken place, is verry exciting and noisy. Coming to Saigon from late January or early February, this inportant festival spans for 3 most important days.
The Lunar New Year in Vietnam currently depends much on Buddhism and follow lunar calendar like Chinese. On 15th of the first lunation, the Vietnamese often go to the pagodas to pray for the best things for their life and their family. Meantime, others will eat vegetarian food in these days for the intentions of peace and luck.
Because this is one of the most important Vietnamese festivals so it is celebrated hugely and marvelously, roads and streets are full of street food which symbolizes for “reunion” in the occasion. Everyone is eagerly waiting for a good new year!
3. March: Moc Chau – all the hills and ranges of mountains are covered in white of “Ban” flowers
In the third in list 12 best places to visit in Vietnam is Moc Chau. Moc Chau these days have ceased to be cold, the sun is lightly sweet, warm as to cherish people, scenery after the hard winter.
Finding the white path blooming flower season like peach flowers, plum blossom is not easy, so many people choose Moc Chau in “Ban” flowers for the destination. Moc Chau town in this season is preparing for the traditional festival of Thai ethnicity, the space is so peaceful in the mountains that makes traveler also feel safe and sound.
Moc Chau in March is still beautiful – a pure gentle beauty of white flowers.
4. April: Da Nang & Hoi An – Time of Fireworks Festival
Every years, Da Nang International Firework Festival (DIFF 2018) will take place from April with different themes.
With many activities in this festival, this festival makes Da Nang a vibrant city during the summer of 2018 and becomes one of the Asia’s biggest fireworks festivals. Da Nang International Firework Festival are usually held along the banks of Han river.
If you plan to visit Da Nang this month, remember to visit Ba Na Hills, see the Golden Bridge with two giant stone hands – a well-known symbol of this place.
When coming to Da Nang, you can also take a 30-kilomiter trip to the ancient town of Hoi An. This beautiful town with colorful lanterns will surely give you an unforgettable experience.
5. May: Ninh Binh – Ripen rice season
Ninh Binh is an ancient capital of Vietnam, where is also known as “The Oblivion Land”. Trang An – a landscape of Ninh Binh – located at the edge of the Red River Delta, still remains long-standing rice cultivation.
It takes you about only two hours by car from Hanoi, you will see the bright green paddies turn yellow gradually. In late May, rice plant here is ripened quickly and this is the best chance for you to experience with excursing on boat through the vast rice fields.
A number of attractive spots in this ancient capital of Vietnam are also places you should visit. As long as you come to Ninh Binh, there is nothing dissapointed you. The golden paddies twinkling under the sunshine will give you the most scenic experience that you would never forgot.
6. June – Con Dao Island – one of places to visit in Vietnam
Con Dao’s weather in June is not as high as the spring months. The weather becomes easy due to the short rain lasting just over an hour.
In June, you are also welcomed by the red color of the flamboyant, the red petals fell on the city streets. Let’s wake up early to visit Shark’s Cape, enjoy the dawn on the island from Hon Bay – a wonderful natural beauty or move to Bai Nhat to watch the sunset – the beauty of love…
One of the most interesting thing is that visitors have the opportunity to experience turtles laying eggs in their nesting season when arriving on Con Dao Island in June. Turtles lay their white aggs carefully into the hole and hatch. How interesting!
7. July: Mekong Delta- Season of fruits
The Mekong Delta is the southernmost of Vietnam. Unlike the Red River Delta, the gardens in the Mekong Delta are concentrated in a large space with lush green fruit gardens all year round such as durian, cage, mangosteen, mango, rambutan… According to the scientists, this area has favorable conditions for growing fruit trees, with the number of over 288 thousand hectares.
Famous for having a lot of rivers, this delta has boats, houses and markets float upon the innumerable rivers, canals and streams that criss-cross the landscape like arteries.
When you visit Mekong Delta, especially in this month – the most suitable time of the year, you will enjoy the variaty of fruits from the floating market, experience the bustling shopping on the river in the early morning. An simple and close scene!
8. August: Nha Trang – one of many best places to visit in Vietnam
Along with Ho Chi Minh city and Hanoi, Nha Trang is one of the best places to visit in Vietnam. If this is the first time you visit Nha Trang, you should go on August. A great variety of places to visit in Nha Trang are Vinpearl Land Nha Trang, Binh Ba Island, Ta Gu Waterfall, Doc Let, Cam Ranh, Dai Lanh beach, Van Phong bay, Bai Dai beach …
When the sun shines and the beach is clear blue, Nha Trang become a paradise island. There are many activites and services for visitors explore: scuba diving and many other water sports, trekking, mudbaths, historic sites to golf.
9. September: Hanoi – “Com” season
Being the present capital of Vietnam, hanoi is surely a destination you must go. The best time we suggest you to visit Hanoi is September, when the autumn comes.You will see a dreaming Hanoi, with the falling yellow leaves and cool climate.
After visit the sightseeings, you will have a chance to try “Com”, one of the most favorite gifts that evebody likes. “Com” – specialty of Hanoi – is also green sticky rice, it comes from Vong village – the legend and tradition of “com” making.
Believe us, the ancient appearance of Hanoi will surely make you feel attached once you touch here.
10. October: Phu Quoc – the tenth in list places to visit in Vietnam
In the distance of 200 kilometers from Rach Gia city and 45 kilometers from Ha Tien city, Phu Quoc is a beautiful island and it is also know as Pearl Island.
In october, this largest island receives the most suitable and comfortable amount of sunshine. You can spend a lazy day with lying on the white sandy beaches, beneath long green rows of coconut trees.
There’s nothing more wonderful than enjoying various water activities, in such a quiet and beautiful island.
11. November: Ha Giang – The season of buckwheat flowers
Modest but charming, buckwheat Flower in pink and white color paint such a serene picture of the mountainside. About 300 kilometers north of Hanoi, through the high mountains, Ha Giang appears with buckwheat flowers covering Yen Minh pine forest, Pho Bang town, Vuong residence, Lung Cu flag tower.
The scent of mountainous flowers spreads in the wind and goes into the heart. Standing in front of this place, people can be free, forget the troubles of life, harmony in nature.
12. December: Sapa – Winter festival
Have you ever heard about Mount Fansipan, “the Roof of Indochina”? When it’s winter, the temperature can reach under zero degree, snow may fall, many people are excited about climbing this moutain.
There are ancient palaces next to modern Western architectural mansions, along the winding paths, or unsteady slopes, hillsides. In the hard cold , visitors still enjoy coming here to admire the scenery of the mountain town covered in snow white .Snow falls in the small rain, clinged to the trees and coveres a pretty thick on the ground… All of them create a scene as fanciful, beautiful and romantic as in the Korean film.
In December, which is one of best places to visit in Vietnam? The answer is Sapa!
In conclusion, where to go in Vietnam? I think you have your own best answer with this list of 12 best places to visit in Vietnam.