Frequent question: What is the best time to visit Hoi An?

The dry season is from February until July. These months provide plenty of sunshine, with warm temperatures. Some feel the best time to visit Hoi An is between February and April, when rainfall is low and temperatures are comfortable. Others think it is best to wait a little longer, until May and June.

How many days do I need in Hoi An?

For anyone considering a visit to Vietnam, put Hoi An at the top of your list! I recommend a minimum of three full days to explore all that Hoi An has to offer. This gives you enough time to see Hoi An and its beaches, spend an afternoon in Da Nang, and maybe take a day trip to My Son (see below).

Is December a good time to visit Hoi An?

Best Time to Come to Hoi An

December delivers cool breezes to Hoi An, making it perfect for exploring town although the most pleasant temperatures are between February and April. Rainfall is also low, making these months a great time to visit.

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Is Hoi An worth visiting?

As for Hoi An, it’s definitely worth your visit. Great beach (Cua Dai) and you’re gonna have fun exploring this ancient town and do your shopping (yeah, it sure is cheap). You wouldn’t want to miss these cities, so 1 1/2 days in Hue and 2 days in Hoi An may be a good choice. Enjoy your trip!

What is the best area to stay in Hoi An?

Hoi An Old Town

BEST FOR: Being close to the action. Hoi An Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site so there are few hotels in Hoi An Old Town. There are no hostels in Hoi An Old town but majority of the best places to stay in Hoi An are just outside the old town are within 20 minutes walking to the centre.

Is Hoi An expensive?

As delightful and worthwhile as it is, Hoi An is still quite cheap, even by Vietnamese standards.

Is Hoi An safe at night?

Hoi An is a small community so scams are nowhere near as rife as you may find in the larger cities. But you still need to be cautious, especially late at night and even more so if you have been drinking.

Should I stay in Hoi An or Da Nang?

When visitors choose picturesque Hoi An over vibrant Da Nang, they say it is because they find Hoi An to be a little more relaxing. Hoi An is very walkable whereas in Da Nang the areas of interest are more widespread, there’s a distinct lack of a town centre and you are required to go longer distances.

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Is it cold in Vietnam in December?

It can get very cold and frosty in December and January, especially at night. The best months to travel in the north-east (Ha Giang) is during the dry season, from October to April, although December and January can get very cold.

Is Hoi An flooded?

Hoi An does not flood every year, but almost every year. We are still in Hoi An in 2018 and it will be interesting to see what flood season brings this year.

Which is better Hue or Hoi An?

Hoi An during the day is very relaxed and there’s not much going on, but Hoi An has a really good cafe scene, way better than Hue. So if you just want to take it easy then relax in a cafe, maybe do a cooking class, or a bicycle trip into the nearby countryside for a bit.

What is Hoi An known for?

Hoi An is famous across Vietnam for its textile industry and one of the reasons many people come here is to get clothes tailor made for them. To that end, you will find amazing tailors all over town and you can choose from a plethora of silks, others textiles and patterns to make your own personalized creations.

How far is Hoi An from the beach?

Located seven kilometres north of Hoi An Ancient Town, you can easily get to An Bang Beach via bicycle or motorcycle. Parking at the entrance to the beach is priced no more than VND 10,000 for the entire day. Alternatively, you can opt for a five-minute taxi ride, which costs about VND 80,000.

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How much is a taxi from Danang to Hoi An?

Danang to Hoi An transport overview

Price Travel time
Private car & driver From $25 (3 pax) 45 minutes
Hoi An Express airport shuttle $8.40/person 75 minutes
Private taxi From $18 (3 pax) 45 minutes
Shared taxi From $4.90/person 45 minutes
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