Unsure about visiting Vietnam in August? Then have a read and feel at ease to stick to the plan with our recommended destinations!
Travelling to Vietnam in August can mean encountering a bunch of domestic tourists who are on their summer holidays. However, the extent is definitely much less compared with either in June and July when school breaks take place or on national holidays like Tet in February. What’s more, while the two periods from March to May and October to December are the peak season for international tourists, the number of which remains lower in August, allowing for more private space and moments with your beloved ones.
The great news is that in August the temperature is not as fierce as in June and July. However, you may want to look for some ideal places with regards to escape the occasional downpours and overwhelming humidity, especially away from the North where August is among the wettest months and with most rainfalls. The wet season also dominates the South, with daily downpours expected. While the temperature remains high, rain doesn’t take place frequently in central Vietnam, making the region the highlight of your trip in August. Take a look now at our top 5 destinations ranging from heritage sites to stunning beaches and pick out your favourites.