Vietnam’s weather in December is different, as a result, it is complicated to decide the best place to visit Vietnam in December. It can be pretty cold in northern of Vietnam at the end of December; in the central, it can be the tail end of the rainy season while in the South, the weather is nice, warm and not too humid as usual.
December is suitable for visiting and traveling in beautiful beaches and attractive sites in the Center and the South, hiking or climbing in the North’s highland areas.
Following are “Top places of interest to visit Vietnam in December”.
Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay (also “Halong Bay”) famous for its scenic ocean karst topography and is often included in lists of natural wonders of the world.
December is wintertime in Halong Bay, Vietnam when the temperature fluctuates between 15oC and 23oC. Vietnam is a tropical country so the winter is not cold and quite pleasant for westerners.
If you’re seeking something new for the new year, then you are at the right place and right time. There’s always special cruises for Christmas and New Year Holiday which offer exclusive itinerary as well as an onboard party. Imagine you will celebrate the new year eve as sailing through magnificent Halong.
With a chance to gain basic understanding of local residents’ lifestyle and to admire amazing view on your way, Sapa is the place to go for those who are looking to trek through the rice terraces of Northern Vietnam.
In the winter, from December to February, the weather in Sapa becomes very cold, especially at night. However, in return, visitors will have the opportunity to watch the sunrise over the valley in the morning. In recent years, there is snow in Sapa. If you have chance to travel to this picturesque town on this occasion.
Especially in December this year, Sapa will host a very special Winter Festival for Christmas
A stunning and peaceful city lying in the center of the North Vietnam – Hanoi might be the best place to visit Vietnam in December in order to explore each tiny lanes and experience the significant changes of weather.
Visitors can immerse in the crowded places in the Old Quarter as Dong Xuan market, Ta Hien Street, Hang Dao or Hang Ma during the festivals to enjoy the cold weather and find the warm among people.
Da Nang is one of the most beautiful and cleanest cities in Vietnam. This city has many famous scenic spots such as Marble Mountains, Cu Lao Cham Island, South River and many spectacular beaches. Especially, Da Nang has many legendary bridges with unique architecture as Dragon Bridge, Han River Bridge. Da Nang also has quality security service, tourist will experience peaceful moments when traveling to this area.
Da lat in December can be very exciting. This city is influenced by both the Northeast and Southwest monsoon. In December, Da Lat has bright and warm sky in the daytime while it can be a bit cold at night. Moreover, this is the most pleasant climate to enjoy the fresh and cool air.
Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon
If you don’t like cold of winter. The South area is returning to the sunny days, with the average temperature is 26oC with clear sky.
And Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is the busiest city in the South of Vietnam. Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City is also a major tourist center, with many historical sites, beautiful spots and museums: City Hall of Ho Chi Minh People’s Committee, Opera House, Central Post Office, Nha Rong Port,…
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