Vietnam

Overview

Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the C? Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers.


The Ideal Time to Visit Vietnam

The best time to visit Vietnam is spring (February to April) and autumn (August to October). The temperatures are more moderate and rainfall is lighter. In spring, March and April have the lowest rainfall across all destinations and temperatures are pleasant, though still cool in the far north.

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Best time to visit North Point

Vietnam

Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities.

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Best time to visit Ha Noi

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Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam

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Best time to visit Lao Cai

Vietnam

Lào Cai is a province in the northwest of Vietnam

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Best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is a city in southern Vietnam

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Best time to visit North Point

Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is a city in southern Vietnam famous for the pivotal role it played in the Vietnam War

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