If you are going to visit Vietnam this 2019, these places should be on top of your bucket list. Each month, there is a destination that according to us, is the best place that you| just simply never should miss during your travel here.
If you’re looking for more places to visit Vietnam in 2019 and see what is weather like in Vietnam then see our Vietnam Travel Guide in each month:
1. January: da lat – Cherry blossom is popping out everywhere welcoming the spring
Dalat is one off the best alternatives in Vietnam: the weather is spring-like instead of tropical hot, the town is dotted with elegant French-colonial villas rather than stark socialist architecture, and the surrounding farms cultivate strawberries, coffee and flowers in place of rice.
Da lat has become familiar with the name “the city of cherry blossom”. The exactly biological name of this flower is genus Prunus cerasoides blossom. each spring, these glowing pink flowers that are typical for the temperate highland cover every area of da lat, dyeing the city in pink. In late January to early February, it’s time for tet, traditional new year of Vietnam, that is also the time for all types of flowers and for the native folks to hold the flowers festivals with many interesting activities. pinkish white prunus cerasoides blossoms are bringing about surreal scenes across the city which will be a favorable condition for the city to carry the prunus cerasoides blossom festival in late January.
2. February: ho Chi Minh city – lantern festival (Tet Nguyen Tieu)
Vietnamese ancient new year usually falls in late January or early February and spans for 3 most important days. Then comes tet Nguyen Tieu – the first full moon of the new year thought to be one of the most important festivals in Vietnam with the full Moon. tet Nguyen Tieu in Vietnam presently depends a lot of on Buddhism and lives except for China’s festivals. Therefore, on 15th of the first month, Vietnamese people often go to the pagodas to pray for the best things for their loved ones. Meanwhile, others can eat vegetarian food in these days for the purposes of peace and luck. this is one of the most vital Vietnamese festivals widely held nationwide, however Cho Lon in Sai Gon (Ho Chi Minh City) might be the most fascinating place during tet Nguyen Tieu. This festival is celebrated massively and marvelously, roads and streets are filled with street food which symbolizes for “reunion” in the occasion. you might not need to miss such an experience!
3. March: Moc Chau – “Ban” flowers cover all the hills and ranges of mountains in white
This special type of flowers is popular and is typical for the North-West regions of Vietnam. Its exactly biological name is “bauhinia variegata”. In March, it’s time once the plum and peach flower seasons come back to an finish. the sunshine rain of the spring makes “ban” flowers blossom, and Moc Chau is the most lovely and hypnotic land of the marvelous ones where you’ll notice the most swish “ban” fields. Besides the hoa ban blossom, once coming to Moc Chau, you’ll join het Cha festival of the Thai folks – AN annual event hold on the 23rd – 26th March.
4. April: da Nang & Hoi an – Fireworks festival
Da Nang International firework festival (DIFF 2019) with the theme “Legends of Bridges” will take place from this April. it’s one of the Asia’s biggest fireworks festivals, and with its several activities, the DIFF will make da Nang a vivacious city during the summer of 2019.
Coming to da Nang, you’ll also take a small trip to the ancient town of Hoi an, which is only less than 30km apart. This lovely city of colourful lanterns will promisingly give you an unforgettable experience.
5. May: Ninh Binh – ripened rice season
Located at the edge of the Red River Delta, Trang an is a rare place where long-standing rice cultivation still maintains. Travel about only 2 hours by car from Hanoi, this is a must-visit place where the bright green paddies turn yellow gradually. only planted in a fifth-month crop, rice plant here is ripened quickly especially in late may.
This ancient capital of Vietnam embraces still plenty of lovely spots which attract countless tourists every season of the year. but if you are taking a visit in Ninh Binh this may, the golden paddies twinkling under the sunshine would be the foremost scenic experience you may have in Vietnam. you’ll get a touch lost within the scenes, as the real one are precisely the same as in the photos here.
6. June – Con Dao Island
Under the warmth of summer, an island with endless white sandy beaches should be in the top choice. Con Dao, wont to be known as “Devil’s Island of Indochina”, owns a complicated beauty. Besides enjoying the beaches and the wildlife in the national park, you can visit still Con Dao prison to experience more concerning Vietnamese history. furthermore, recent and delicious food is one special factor drawing the foreigners pristine and mysterious island. the foremost interesting thing is that visitors arriving on Con Dao Island in June have the opportunity to experience turtles laying eggs and baby turtles hatching as this is their nesting season. this can be considered as the highlight of the tour here.
Turtle Conservation in Con Dao Island Vietnam
Turtle Conservation in Con Dao Island VietnamDuring breeding season, from may to Oct, the conversation’s forest rangers are worked to capacity, day and night, protecting the sea turtle eggs buried across the beach.
7. July: Mekong Delta- Fruits season
Mekong Delta is known as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam, the delta is carpeted in a dizzying variety of greens. It’s a water world that moves to the rhythms of the mighty Mekong River, where boats, homes and markets float upon the unnumerable rivers, canals and streams that criss-cross the landscape like arteries.
The weather in Mekong River Delta is tropical and monsoonal with 2 seasons: rainy, from could to November; and dry, from December to April. In July, the showers will come suddenly and heavy, but quickly go and leave the sky bright again. this can be considered the most suitable time of the year to visit Mekong River Delta as you’ll get to see the famous Cai Rang floating market and enjoy hand picking fruits from luxuriant gardens. Summer is the blooming season of all kinds of fruits in Southern Vietnam
8. August: Nha Trang – The promising season of the ocean
Nha Trang, capital of Khanh Hoa province, is Vietnam’s most famous seaside resort-town and its most prominent scuba diving destination. Nha Trang is also known for the best weather in August with lovely mountains and an amazing, long white sandy beach on a bay imposingly dotted with many scenic islands. It offers plenty to tourists – from island-hopping boat visits, scuba diving and plenty of other water sports, trekking, mudbaths, historic sites to golf. Besides, Nha Trang is famous for its gastronomy such as fresh seafood and barbecued pork rolled in rice paper, the swallow’s nest soup.
9. September: Hanoi – “Com” season
Hanoi has always been on top of the bucket list when traveling to Vietnam. However, in September, this can be the highlight of your travel. Visiting Hanoi by the beginning of September, tourists not only can fancy the scent of alstonia (a terribly typical flower for fall in Hanoi) however can also have an opportunity to try “com”, one of the most favorite gifts during this season. “Com” is green rice flakes or grilled rice made from unripe sticky rice. tho’ “com” is found in many places even vendors in Hanoi, Vong village is still famous for the legend and tradition of “com” making.
10. October: Phu Quoc – Sunshine paradise
Located in the southern province of Kien Giang, Phu Quoc Island is a massive tropical island off the coast of Vietnam. Attracting millions of tourists all year around, Oct is the most suitable month to go to this gem island as in this time of the year, Phu Quoc receives the most suitable and cozy amount of sunshine. For those that love the white sandy beaches with long inexperienced rows of coconut trees, this place is a must-visit. There’s nothing more wonderful than enjoying varied water activities or just chilling within the sun in such nice weather!
11. November: ha Giang – Land of buckwheat flowers
In ha Giang, these pink and white flowers paint such a serene picture of the mountainside – simple yet so beautiful. Modest but charming, buckwheat is harmonious with the green color of the forest and the grey color of the mountains that altogether creates an endless supply of inspiration for art enthusiasts. but the most profound and beautiful feature of the flower is its which means – slender in form however full of energy and beauty, always overcoming the fierce challenges of nature. Every year, in Nov, a buckwheat flower festival, that options art performances and displays of buckwheat flower product (such as bouquets, cakes and other dishes, paintings and art, etc.) is held so as to celebrate the blossoming of those painting flowers in Dong Van District in angular distance Giang Province. This annual competition has been enchanting flower lovers, couples still as photography enthusiasts year when year.
12. December: Sapa – Winter competition
Sapa has always been an attractive destination to any traveller to Vietnam. especially in winter, once the temperature will reach under zero degree, it’s amazing time to climb the Mount Fansipan, “the Roof of Indochina”. accordingly, many attractive activities will take place in the framework of sa Pa Winter festival annually, such as traditional music and dance performances; folk games; recreation of traditional wedding of Red Dao ethnic people; photo exhibition on SaPa’s snow; show of ancient ethnic costumes, native agricultural products and cuisine; especially, artificial snow space and reindeer sleigh ride model, etc. sa Pa Winter festival, that were held since 2016, aims to create new tourism product still as bring the opportunity for guests to experience SA Pa’s winter. The festival conjointly contributes to introducing and promoting the tourism potentials and strengths, the beauty of people and culture of SA Pa and also Lao Cai Province to numerous domestic and international visitors.