November is one of the best times to visit Vietnam. But along with cooler and drier weather come the tourist. So, shop around for airfare and accommodation and book the tickets in advance. On the plus side, there are plenty of things to enjoy whether you plan to stay within the city or spend time in the outdoors.
In the north of the country it’s getting cooler but in the south the weather is still warm. November is the perfect time to explore Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta. The rains draw to an end in Hanoi and Hue, but there might still be rainy days during the month. So, it’s getting cooler and drier.
Hanoi avg high 24C /avg low 18C
Ho Chi Minh City avg high 30C /avg low 23C
Hue avg high 26C/avg low 20C
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Flights and accommodation
November, along with October, is one of the best months to visit Vietnam. If you prefer to book a vacation package, then look for the extras that agencies tend to include now in their offers. While the airfare is not cheap, shop around to get the best deals. Book your hotel room ahead of time and if that seems to expensive, look for beds in hostels .
Things to do
Sure, the beaches are at their best between December and March but the weather allows you to work on your tan year round. So, plan to visit some of the beaches while here.
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Da Nang, Hue and Hanoi also offer plenty of things to do and places to visit. Plus, the weather is cooler and drier now so there’s less chance to get caught in a shower.
You can also visit the Mekong Delta or plan a trip to Ha Long Bay. Mekong Delta is an easy day trip from Ho Chi Minh City , while Ha Long Bay can be visited during a day trip from Hanoi.