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when to travel to vietnam

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4 years ago, April 15th 2010 No: 1 Msg: #108695  
just wondering we want to go to hanoi , sapa , halong and hoi an, then phu quoc island, we are going to spend more time in hoi an and phu quoc island for swimming relaxing etc , i was thinking nov would be the best time for the latter part of our holiday ,any ideas appreciated Reply to this

4 years ago, April 15th 2010 No: 2 Msg: #108704  
Hey Geraldine

November is going into winter in the North of Vietnam - so Sapa is likely to be cold and Hanoi and Halong could be overcast. However, it's a good climate for exploring cities and walking etc. as it's not as humid as the summer.

Check out when typhoon season finishes in Hoi An. Typhoon Ketsana (the one that caused all the damage in the Phillippines) hit the central region of Vietnam pretty hard last year. It was a bit earlier than November though, so maybe it's stopped by then. Just something to look into.

Phu Quoc should be hot enough for relaxing though, but not too hot!

Hope this helps.

Kate
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4 years ago, April 15th 2010 No: 3 Msg: #108706  
Have you checked out Red River's blog Vietnam - a guide for trip planners

It's very informative if you are planning a trip to VN. Reply to this

4 years ago, April 20th 2010 No: 4 Msg: #109147  
Hi, the weather in Nov in Vietnam is great. Cool winds and gentle rains will combine together, creating comfortable feels, especially when you wander off along the beach or coastal street. Sapa in Nov is cold and I think you will like eating fried eggs to warm up your boddy there!. Have good trip planning! Reply to this

4 years ago, April 24th 2010 No: 5 Msg: #109502  
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Nov in Vietnam is winter season, but is does not matter coz many tourist travel there in this season and they enjoyed so much.However, should come more earlier if you can as Sep or Aug Reply to this

4 years ago, May 6th 2010 No: 6 Msg: #110292  
I recomend that you should go to Sapa on early September specialy take a photo the terraced field are lush ripening rice at Y Ty.

Every september i usually come to take a photo at Sapa. Landscape is very very beautifull seem as paradise.

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