Amongst the best months to travel in Vietnam; conditions are at their very best with dry, bright weather expected along the entire length of the country. The beaches of the south and central regions are enjoying hot weather with blue skies and plenty of sunshine whilst in the north it’s bright but much cooler. In both the mountains and highlands you can expect excellent trekking and adventure-activity conditions.
You can expect plenty of sunshine and clear blue skies, and whilst temperatures start to rise it remains cool with little if any rainfall (avg temp: 19 °C). Temperatures in the mountains are higher than earlier in the year with conditions for walking in Sapa, Mu Cang Chai and Ha Giang at their best.
The beaches of Hoi An and Danang in central Vietnam are in full summer mode, basking in constant sunshine (avg temp: 28°C). Hue is also expected to be warm and dry and conditions in Dalat and the Central Highlands are excellent. Towards the south Nha Trang is also enjoying blue skies and higher temperatures.
Temperatures in the south are starting to rise although the peak is not expected until later in the month or early April. The weather remains dry and the beaches within easy reach of Ho Chi Minh City - Phan Thiet & Mui Ne, Ho Tram & Long Hai - as well as the southern islands of Con Dao and Phu Quoc remain the best choices in the country (avg temp: 29 °C). Favourable diving conditions continue around the island of Con Dao in March, with visibility averaging 20-30 metres.
Embark on a journey through Vietnam’s less-visited north - lush rolling hills, remote villages and friendly locals, with a side of morning noodles in Hanoi.