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Vietnam weather in July | month of festivals in Vietnam

Check how Vietnam weather in July is before taking your trip here! Where should you go and which destination is not recommended.

Vietnam weather in July – North, Middle and South of Vietnam

How Vietnam weather in July is?

The North: period of very hot weather is from the end of April to September. In particular, the peak time of hot weather is the end of June until the beginning of July. Also, the highest temperature is around 39°C -40°C and lasts for 4-5 days. Besides, July is also a rainy month- there are 15-17 rainy days during this month.

South of Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh and Mekong Delta are hot and humid in this month. The problem is that if there are many rains continuously for 2-3 days, it might cause quite serious flooding. Therefore, Mekong Delta is not recommended to visit in July and August as well.

In terms of Ho Chi Minh, you still can have sight-seeing during day-time because it is always seem to rain in the afternoon and late evening.

Middle of Vietnam and highland provinces: In contrast with the South and North’s weather, Da Nang and Nha Trang as well as Hue have plenty of sunshine and blue skies throughout this month. In specific, the average temperature is approximately 31°C. However, adventure activities or hiking tour in Da Lat is not advisable.

July – the month of festivals in Vietnam

Ninh Thuan grape and wine festival 17th July-19th July

At the festival, there are more than 200 stalls where you can find  everything from jams and juices to wine. Also, you have chances to visit vineyards here such as: Ba Moi village, Thai An village.

vineyard in Ninh Thuan
vineyard in Ninh Thuan

Hoi An Lanterns festival 16th July

All lanterns are ready to set at 8.00PM along the river makes Hoi An becomes a gorgeous town. Travelers can catch a skiff, costs around 50.00VND (2.3USD) to discover and take photos along the banks of light river.

lanterns festival in Hoi An

Bac Son valley – best place to escape from the heat in the summer

While other places get rains in July, Bac Son valley is extremely beautiful in golden color of rice fields and the best timing of taking wonderful photos.

In order to get a perfect view of Bac Son, you need to climbing up to the top of Na Lay mountain, it takes you around 50 minutes. Standing here, you can take a panorama view of Bac Son valley is covered by limestone mountain and clouds.

From the top of Na Lay mountain

Also, it must be an unforgettable memory for you to stay in a stilts house with locals to watch the sunset and eat local food there.

How to go to Bac Son valley by motorbike?

Distance between Hanoi and Bac Son is more than 160 Km. From Hanoi, go to Nhat Tan Bridge to meet with Vo Nguyen Giap Avenue. Next is highway 18B and continue to move to Hanoi highway. After that, go ahead to Thai Nguyen province and from Thai Nguyen you need to pass through Lang Son to Bac Son.

However, the other solution that we would like to recommend to you is that going to Bac Son by bus. In details, you need to catch a bus no.93 at Nam Thang Long-Southern Hanoi bus station.

Las but not least, checking whether you need Vietnam visa or not here!