You love warm weather with beach breaks on awesome sandy beaches? You are interested in rich local cultures & architecture? You are the nature lover & adventure trekkers & would find the wonderful sites for hiking adventure? Central Vietnam can meet all of above travel needs & surely bring you the lifetime experiences. Let's review about places to visit in the centre of Vietnam & ideal time to best explore them in this following blog.....

Central Vietnam, the region of great tourism potentials in Vietnam

Be the home to 4 UNESCO World Heritage SitesCentral Vietnam has been a region famous for its turquoise beaches, its well-preserved cultural & historical sights, its dynamic cities, its outstanding caves & untouched natural beauty in multi natitonal parks, and so much more. Your trip to Vietnam will be a big miss if you could not arrange time sightseeing any of highlighted places in Central Vietnam.You may wonder "what to see in the center of Vietnam & when is the ideal time to explore this region?". Let's come along with this writting " BEST TIME TO VISIT TOP PLACES IN CENTRAL VIETNAM", you will find essential information to plan your coming trips to Central Vietnam.

Hai Van Pass  - Top place to visit in Central Vietnam

Stunnimh Hai Van pass on a clear day

When will be the ideal time to visit places in Central Vietnam?

The same as Southern Vietnam, Central Vietnam including Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Hue, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Quy Nhon, Nha Trang, Central Highlands... has two different seasons : dry & raining ones. Dry & warm weather is normally between January and August, the temperature is around 30°C, a really ideal time to hang around to visit places in the region.During the months from September to January, the rainfall often takes place and increases its peak levels in October & November, occasionally in the form of typhoons.However, Central Vietnam is a long region with many sightseeing places, each has its own weather characteristics & we would love to share you more about them in the following details.

Lang Co beach - Top places to visit in central Vietnam

Lang Co beach & fishing village in Hue

1.Best time to visit Da Nang city, Hoi An ancient town & My Son Sanctuary.

Da Nang city, Hoi An ancient town & My Son Sanctuary are top tourist highlights in Central Vietnam.They are quite close to eachother within a short drive away.You can conveniently connect them on a 2-3 day travel itinerary.While Da Nang is the most active city in Vietnam with beautiful beaches & breathtaking landscapes of mountains & national park, Hoi An & My Son are two UNESCO world cultural heritages much beloved for its cultural & architectural values among travellers.

My Khe beach - Top places to visit in Central Vietnam

The best time to visit Da Nang, Hoi An & My Son is from February to May. During this period, the weather features blue skies and low humidity levels.Beaches offer an average water temperature of 25°C, it will be awsome to soak up the sun, enjoy beach breaks & take part in outdoor activities during this time of the year.

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2.Best time to visit Hue, the royal city of Vietnam

Just 100km far from Da Nang city, Hue was ever a royal capital of Vietnam from 1802 to 1945 under the Nguyen Dynasty, the last ruling royal family in Vietnam.Thanks to its past history, Hue owns many cultural heritages of royal palaces, citadels, tombs of Nguyen Kings, ancient temples & pagodas...As a result, the complex of Hue monuments has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage in 1993 for its irreplaceable values in history, culture and architecture; and become another must-visit place in Central Vietnam.

Perfume rivers - top highlights in Central Vietnam

The view of Perfume river & Ngu Binh mountains in Hue

Between January & April is the period regarded as be the best time to visit Hue.During this time, it is the spring time in Hue and the weather is perfect for any outdoor activities.The average temperature stays between 20℃ to 24℃, making it more comfortable to go outside. The rainfall is also at its least in these months, so you don’t have to worry about that rains will ruin your vacation. It is neither too hot and humid nor too cold and wet during the day - really ideal to have a day out exploring the city's highlights

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3. Best time to visit Quang Binh, the land of the biggest cave in the world

Quang Binh is standing out for its stunning natural landscapes of tropical jungles, many awesome caves & stunning beaches, but little known to the public.Recently, travellers have paid more attention to Quang Binh thanks to so much good travel news about this land's unique beauty such as : Phong Nha caves are norminated as a UNESCO natural heritage, Son Doong is the biggest grotto of the world in Quang Binh, and Quang Binh was chosen as the setting location of the latest King Kong movie - Kong's Skull Island.Trip to Quang Binh, beach breaks, light hike & boat trip to visit the caves are fine to captivate Quang Binh's scenery.If you are keen on adventure treks across the jungle, mountains & cave systems, many hidden trekking trails in Phong Nha - Ke Bang national park are worth for your discovery.If possible, try your best to be in the shortlist and conquer Son Doong cave, the biggest grotto of the world for your adventure of life-time experiences.

Phong Nha cave - Quang Binh top highlights

The entrance to Phong Nha cave by boat

There are two seasons in Quang Binh : the wet season is lasting from September to February with most rainfall in the months of September to November.If travelling to Quang Binh this time, you can not visit to cave systems or hard to trek......Meanwhile, dry season is ranging between March & August with the hottest temperatures from June to August. So the best time to visit Quang Binh is around April & May, the time you can expect dry & pleasant weather - wonderful time to discover the top highlights in Quang Binh province.

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4.Quang Tri, the hot spot of Vietnam - America war for your great historical insights

Just 50 years ago, Quang Tri was the border line separated the North & the South of Vietnam during Vietnam - America war.Therefore, this strategic land did play a really important part for both sides. Many attacks, bombs & deaths for both took place in this part of Vietnam.Nowadays, Quang Tri is a must-see place for travellers who love to enrich their knowledge about Vietnamese history.Travel to Quang Tri, the attractions can't be missed to visit are Hien Luong Bridge, 17th parallel, Khe Sanh, Ta Con airport, and Vinh Moc underground tunnels, Truong Son Martyrs' cemetery.... ,which will provide you more about the horrors of this war & appreciate the value of our peace....These are the famous tourist sites which annually attracts a lot of foreign tourists, especially the US Veterans who always desire to come back to visit the old battlefield. Furthermore, coming to this land, tourists are offering chance to take interesting holidays in Dakrong Beauty Spot and Cua Tung Beach – which is referred to as “A Queen of Indochina beaches”. Tourists are relaxed when enjoy themselves in sparkling clean water, silky sand and soft breeze and listening to the whisper made by the rows of casuarinas trees.

Hien Luong bridge - Quang Tri place to visit in central Vietnam

Hien Luong bridge, the separation part between the North & the South

The same climate as Quang Binh, there are two seasons in Quang Tri as well : dry and rainy seasons. Dry season is lasting from March to August with June & July recording the hottest months.Rainy season begins from September to February, of which Oct and Nov are three months that rains the most heavily. However, if you don’t like swimming, you can visit Quang Tri any time of the year. From May to August is the best time to visit some beautiful beaches in Quang Tri.

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5. Best time to visit Quy Nhon, a hidden gem in Central Vietnam

As a beautiful coastal city of Binh Dinh province, Quy Nhon is another beach town largely beloved among travellers for its large, terrific beach-blessed shoreline, appealing streets, friendly local people, fantastic food options and plenty of exotic places that are hidden from tourists for centuries.Though it is quite famous among local people, Quy Nhon is still an off the beaten path place in Vietnam for international travelers, thus, it still keeps a whole heap of secret beaches, pristine landscape and unspoiled villages - a peaceful hideaway for your coming Vietnam vacation.

Quy Nhon beach town - a highlight in central Vietnam

To be able to enjoy all the beautiful scenery, it is at best to visit Quy Nhon in the dry season from March to September. This time here is relatively dry and not too hot, suitable for visitors to go for sightseeing and participating in recreational activities at sea. Blue sea, white sand are waiting for you....

6.Best time to visit Nha Trang, the city of beautiful sandy beaches

Nha Trang, the capital city of Khanh Hoa Province, is located on the southern coast in Central Vietnam.It has 6km of sandy beaches and clear waters - wonderful choice for beach breakers.Nha Trang bay, the second most beautiful bay of the country will satisfy your outdoor adventures on a day cruise to admire the landscapes, swim on a deserted island or snorkel to view the ocean's life.
Nha Trang - a top must see place in Central Vietnam
Nha Trang weather has two distinct seasons.Its rainy period takes place from September until December. The dry season is from January until August. The town enjoys moderate temperatures throughout the year. You can expect an average low of 18°C and an average high of 30°C in Nha Trang.The best time to visit is between February and May. At this time, you can enjoy an average mean temperature between 26 and 27°C. If you’re a diving enthusiast, the peak diving season in Nha Trang runs between January and October. However, the very best time to enjoy clear waters and coral-rich dive sites is from April to August. That's when rainfall is at its lowest in Nha Trang
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7. Best time to visit Da Lat, the city of the eternal spring.

Situated on a beautiful valley of Langbiang mountain in Central Highlands Vietnam, Da Lat enjoys a pleasant climate all year around and is famous for its romantic and flowerful beauty.For honeymoon holiday, most Vietnamese couples choose to spend their valuable time in Da Lat, where they can enjoy beautiful landscapes of hills, springs, waterfalls combine harmoniously & have happy time spent there.The nature of Da Lat brings people not only happiness but health and the life love.

Da Lat - a top must see place in central Vietnam

Best time to visit Da Lat is in dry season between November & April when you can experience the highest temperature in the year & the lowest one.The sky is always bright and the weather is pleasant - nice for your photo hunting, outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, trekking, cruising and horseback riding. Trip to Da Lat, you can easily catch daily flights from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city or car transfer from coastal city of Nha Trang.

Exploring Central Vietnam with Golden Holiday Travel

We have just listed you top must-see places in Central Vietnam, together with right time to visit each of this destination.We hopw that this blog can give you an idea about the region & weather patterns to best explore the whole area as well. Plan your trip to Vietnam, you can get a good reference with our customized Central Vietnam Tours .In need of local travel support, feel free to drop us an email to or whatsapp us at +84.988451530, we will do our best to consult you with useful suggestion & right information !

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