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Vietnam in October

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Enter a world where lively traditions coexist with stunning scenery, and where every turn unveils a brand-new historical tale. Vietnam in October enjoys the mild breezes of fall and reveals its beautiful sceneries. Vietnam gives visitors a memorable experience with its fascinating history, breathtaking natural beauty, and delectable food. This is the ideal moment to immerse yourself in Vietnam's tapestry of colours, flavours, and remarkable experiences—from the busy streets of Hanoi to the serene shores of Halong Bay.

Weather in Vietnam in October

The climate of Vietnam varies from north to south, resulting in a wide range of weather patterns. Vietnam goes through a period of transition in October, which is marked by pleasant weather. Let's have a look at the typical temperatures across popular places in Vietnam in October:

CityAverage High Temperature (°C)Average Low Temperature (°C)
Hoi An3124
Nha Trang3124
Ho Chi Minh City3224
Da Lat2516


What to Pack for Vietnam in October

Pack the following essentials to make the most of your October vacation to Vietnam:

  • Clothing that is lightweight and breathable, making it ideal for warm days
  • For chilly evenings, a light jacket or jumper
  • Comfortable walking shoes for walking around the countryside and cities
  • Using insect repellent to ward off mosquitoes
  • A poncho or umbrella for unexpected downpours
  • Medical kit for emergency
  • All important electrical items

Best 5 Places to Visit in Vietnam in October

  • Halong Bay: Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its green seas and limestone karsts. Visit the stunning countryside on a cruise while taking part in kayaking and cave exploring to make the most of your Vietnam honeymoon trip packages.
  • Sapa: Situated in the highlands, Sapa has breathtaking scenery and dynamic hill tribal cultures, making it great to explore. Trek through terraced rice fields, see the neighbourhood markets, and take in the splendour of this northern area.
  • Ninh Binh: Often referred to as "Halong Bay on Land," Ninh Binh is home to beautiful scenery, historic temples, and limestone caverns. Visit the Hoa Lu old city, take a boat trip along the Tam Coc River, and explore the Trang An Complex with your loved ones.
  • Hoi An: With its restored historic buildings and lantern-lit alleyways, this quaint seaside town enchants tourists. Visit tailoring studios, learn about the rich cultural heritage, and indulge in delectable regional food.
  • Phu Quoc: Escape to the tropical haven of Phu Quoc on your Vietnam trip, located on the Gulf of Thailand. Enjoy excellent cuisine while unwinding on scenic beaches and snorkelling in vivid coral reefs.

Best 5 Things to Do in Vietnam in October

  • Attend the Hoi An Lantern Festival to experience the town's stunning illumination by hundreds of colourful lanterns.
  • Explore the Hai Van Pass by motorbike and take in the breathtaking coastline views and lovely scenery.
  • Discover Mu Cang Chai, a hilly area in northern Vietnam, and its breathtakingly beautiful terraced rice fields.
  • Learn how to make traditional Vietnamese foods like pho and spring rolls by enrolling in a cooking class.
  • Investigate the complex subterranean system utilised during the Vietnam War, the Cu Chi Tunnels, which are close to Ho Chi Minh City.

Must-Try Vietnamese Dishes in October

  • Banh mi: A tasty Vietnamese baguette stuffed with grilled pork, pâté, pickled veggies, and fresh herbs.
  • Pho: It is a traditional Vietnamese noodle soup made with rice noodles, a delicious broth, and soft meat or chicken chunks. To improve the flavour, use lime, herbs, and bean sprouts.
  • Cha ca: A Hanoi speciality, cha ca is grilled fish that has been marinated in turmeric and is served with herbs, vermicelli noodles, and peanuts. For those who enjoy seafood, it is quite delightful.


With excellent weather, different scenery, and a wide range of cultural activities, October is a great month to travel to Vietnam. Vietnam delivers a memorable voyage full of beauty, adventure, and gastronomic delights, from touring UNESCO World Heritage Sites to indulging in delectable food. Pack your bags, book the best Vietnam tour packages from Pickyourtrail, and fall in love with this captivating nation. You can even tailor your itinerary for Vietnam here, so why not get started now? What are you waiting for?

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