June is one of the most ideal months of the year to have a wonderful summer vacation in long sandy beaches or in the cooling mountainous resorts. This article is a travel guide to explore Vietnam in June with weather information and best places to visit along the country.
I - The weather and climate in Vietnam in June
The average temperature all over the country is around 27.75°C; the average precipitation measured during a month in regions is approximately 226,58mm; however the rainfall duration is quite short therefore won’t affect tourists’s experiences of tourism activities.
In June, the North of Vietnam reaches its temperature peak in summer. The average temperature of the whole region at this time is around 29°C, except for some places reaching even higher heat level of more than 40°C such as Hanoi, Ha Giang,... Other attractions like Sapa, Moc Chau, Ha Long Bay,... remain the lower temperature of 30°C on average.
The Central Vietnam in June
The central region of Vietnam is influenced by oceanic climate, so the temperature decreases slightly, about 27.4°C on average; rainfall is 152.5mm, except for Central Highlands where the measured rainfall is relatively high at 344mm. Therefore, visitors should actively watch the weather forecast to prepare raincoats, and umbrellas. It is highly noted that the North Central region is affected by the hot and dry wind from Laos to make the temperature higher and drier.
Meanwhile, The Southern Vietnam is entering the high rainy season with the rainfall measured being about 314,2mm while temperature reaching approximately 27.5°C.
II - Travel to Vietnam in June
1 - Leisure tourism in mountainous areas
Pu Luong is located in Quan Hoa and Ba Thuoc districts of Thanh Hoa province with a total area of 17,600 ha. Not only possessing cool and fresh air, but it also possesses many pristine tourist attractions such as: Kho Muong village, water wheel to help get stream water, Kho Muong cave, Hieu waterfall, Muon waterfall. Standing from the top of Pu Luong mountain, visitors will "touch" the gentle floating clouds. Pu Luong, along with Mai Chau are the best places to visit in Vietnam in june for a trekking tour in the northern region.
Dalat is known as a city of flowers, which is cool all year round because it is located at an altitude of 1,500 meters above sea level. Coming to Da Lat in June, visitors can freely explore the beautiful farms, sunflower fields, hydrangea gardens. Along with that, visitors can spend time exploring the majestic beauty of this land when visiting places such as Prenn waterfall, Datanla waterfall, Cam Ly waterfall, Elephant waterfall, Xuan Huong lake, Da Nhim lake, Tuyen Lam lake, Love Valley, Langbiang Mountain,...
2 - Beach tourism
The hot weather in Vietnam in June facilitates the development of beach tourism activities.
Cat Ba Island
Cat Ba Island owns many beautiful clear blue water beaches suitable for swimming, the one which is the most prominent is Cat Co beach, ... Other interesting tourist activities that you can experience when coming to Cat Ba such as: kayaking, visiting Cat Ba National Park, visiting Cai Beo fishing village, visiting Monkey Island, visiting morning caves - dark caves, enjoying local seafood,...
It is famous as the most "worth living city" in Vietnam because of its cool, pleasant year-round climate, warm people and diverse cuisine. The best beaches in Vietnam in June to visit are My Khe beach, Non Nuoc beach, Van Village beach,... In addition, Marble Mountains complex, Son Tra Peninsula, Ba Na Hill,... are also worth a visit.
Con Dao is the most sea turtle protected place in Vietnam. June is the time when turtles come ashore to dig burrows and lay eggs, so visitors coming here this time can experience the activity of watching turtles lay eggs in the evening and release turtles to the sea in the morning, which is extremely interesting. Other things to do in Vietnam in June at Con Dao island are visiting the famous places such as Con Dao National Park, Con Dao Prison, Hang Duong Cemetery, Bay Canh Island, Tai Island,...
Source: Quang Ngoc
Phu Quoc Island
Coming to Phu Quoc Island at this time, you can unleash "immersion" in the beauty of the sea with attractive activities such as sunbathing, swimming, diving to contemplate coral reefs, kayaking,... You can also explore the lives of fishing villagers, visit Phu Quoc National Park, climb mountains, visit Safari Park, try your best with attractive games at Vinpearl Land,...
III - Travel tips
Note that: June is the peak tourist season for domestic tourists, especially beach tourism due to hot weather and this period of the year also coincides with the summer vacation for Vietnamese students. Therefore, in some tourist destinations, you may experience overload, waiting in line, higher service prices or unavailable rooms. Therefore, you should consider planning booking in advance tourism services in your chosen destination.
In terms of packing for Vietnam in june, you need to bring sunscreen and insect repellent. A pair of sandals or slippers and an umbrella should be in your package list.
The high heat and humidity can easily make you exhausted, travelers should not go out or take more outdoor activities from 11am to 3pm.
June has many attractive tourist destinations worth being explored. Hopefully, this information about the climate, weather, as well as suggestions on the ideal tourist destinations of Localtravelidea will help you have a favorable vacation in Vietnam.