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Written by Arundhati Toshniwal on December 5, 2022 Share on

Vietnam in January 2025: Weather, What to pack, Places to visit and More!

If you are looking for a destination that is a mix of heritage, natural beauty, history, and culture, Vietnam is your place to go. From high peaks, vibrant streets, pristine beaches, impressive scenery views, fantastic markets, and incredible temples, Vietnam tourism can satisfy every person to its best. Whether you wish to have a historic trip, a laid back vacation or an adventurous trip, you can have it all here. The elongated shape of Vietnam offers a variety of fabulous landscapes, amazing climate and rich history. Vietnam in January is a dry month in the Northern region, a bit wet in the central region and pleasant in the southern part. Plan your vacation according to the region and have a vacation just as you wish for. Book a Vietnam tour packages from Pickyourtrail at attractive prices and plan your next best vacation.

Weather in Vietnam in January

1. North Vietnam (Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa, Mai Chau)

January in north vietnam is one of the driest months of the year. All you can expect is sparkling sunshine, clear skies, cool temperatures, and less rainfall. It is a great time to visit Vietnam without any confusion. Visit North vietnam with your loved one by booking Vietnam honeymoon package with us!

2. Central Vietnam (Hoi An, Danang, Hue, Nha Trang, Central Highlands)

The central Vietnam in January is a bit improving as the wet season with average temperatures of about 23 °C. Don’t miss your raincoats and winter coats and remember, nights are a bit chilled.

3. South Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Phu Quoc)

January is the best time to visit South Vietnam to experience the best conditions of the year. With clear sky, cool temperatures with low humidity and less expected rain, January is the best time to visit.

Vietnam in January

What to Pack for Vietnam in January

Pack these following items on your trip to Vietnam in January – 

  • Tops/t-shirt
  • Cardigan/sweatshirt/sweater
  • Jumpsuits
  • Rain jacket
  • Frocks
  • Pajamas/jeans
  • Flip-flops/hiking shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Medications
  • Electronics/charger

Places to Visit in Vietnam in January

There are plenty of astonishing places to visit in Vietnam in January. Check out the following places and make your vacation worth remembering –

  • Nha Trang
  • Phu Quoc Island
  • Hanoi
  • Da Nang

1. Nha Trang

Visit the wonderful port city, Nha Trang, located in the central part of Vietnam as part of your Vietnam itinerary. This city experiences moderate warm and dry weather conditions, which is perfect for your travel plans. From picturesque white sand beaches to serene landscapes, majestic waterfalls to Buddhist temples, Nha Trang has it all. Explore the thriving biodiversity and make moments like never before. Don’t miss to savor delicious sea delights and participate in kayaking and snorkeling. The mud bath in Nha Trang is also very famous, so make sure you take it to relax your mind, body, and soul.

2. Phu Quoc Island

The vibrant destination, Phu Quoc Island is another incredible destination that is a must visit in January. Luxurious resorts, bars, beaches, forests, scrumptious cuisines and so much more, Phu Quoc Island is a perfect definition and soothing escape from the boring city life. This place has so much to offer to its visitors, so don’t miss it. Also, this island is home to the world’s longest cable car system, don’t miss it.

Also read: Phu Quoc packages

3. Hanoi

Visit the mesmerizing cultural capital of Vietnam as part of your Vietnam itinerary 7 days. In January, the weather is cool and pleasant in Hanoi, so pack your warm clothes. There are a plethora of attractions to visit in the city to explore Vietnam. Explore this brilliant city on a bike and make moments forever. The most famous attraction in old Hanoi is the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. It is also registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so do visit it on your Vietnam trip. Visit the Ho Tay and Hoan Kiem lakes as well to add more beauty to your trip.

Vietnam in January

4. Da Nang

Da Nang is a popular place to explore, located in Ho Chi Minh City. This famous destination is known for its beaches including My Khe Beach and Lang Co Beach. Stay in luxurious resorts, participate in watersports activities, admire excellent views, go shopping and explore historical spots. Visit Da Nang to explore Vietnam from a different perspective.

Also read: Da Nang packages

Things to do in Vietnam in January

Don’t get bored and check out these things to do in Vietnam in January. All activities are a must-try, so, try to add most of them to your Vietnam itinerary.

  • Visit the Mekong Delta
  • Be part of the Hanoi Tet Festival
  • The wonderful Mui Ne is the great destination to explore
  • Do not miss Phat Tich Pagoda Festival
  • Admire water gushing views at Ban Gioc Waterfall
  • Explore Dalat city at its best
  • Go on a trek in Ha Giang flower fields
  • Visit the Moc Chau valley
  • Cruise and dinner at the famous Halong Bay

Also read: Best time to visit Vietnam

Frequently Asked Questions for Vietnam

Q1: Do Indian passport holders require a visa to enter Vietnam?

A1: Yes, Indian passport holders require a visa to enter Vietnam as the country does not allow anyone to enter the country.

Q2: Is Vietnam a safe country to travel to?

A2: Yes, Vietnam is a safe country to travel to and is a very tourist friendly country. It attracts plenty of visitors each year and crime rate is also comparatively low. 

Q3: Where are the best beaches in Vietnam?

A3: The perfect place to visit in Vietnam if you are a beach person is Nha Trang. It is a famous destination that is home to impeccable beaches, tropical vibes, excellent marine life and compelling views. 

Q4: What is the must-try dish of Vietnam?

A4: Pho is the scrumptious Vietnamese dish that should not be missed on your Vietnam trip. It refers to the type of noodle and is very famous dish.

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