Hoi An Ancient Town is probably the most attractive destination of Vietnam. And it’s one of the second most attractive destination in Asia. Also considered one of the twenty best nightlife places on the planet. Each season in Hoi An gives visitors different experiences. However, when is the best time to visit Hoi An? Not many people know it. But you should travel to Hoi An one of the following times.
The 14th day of the lunar month – The moment of the light party
On the 14th day of the lunar month. There is always an event that every visitor to Hoi An tourist destination is interested in – the old town full moon festival. During the period from 7 to 9 pm on the 14th. All electric lights will be turned off and people will light lanterns instead, along with the festival of dropping flower lights, folk songs … extremely interesting.
The ancient city full moon night festival is organized by Hoi An authorities every night of the 14th lunar month starting from 1988. It is a unique idea that comes from the wish of a Polish architect who has devoting much effort in preserving the two legacies of Vietnam – Hoi An and My Son.
While the festival takes place, all houses, restaurants, shops are turned off. It’s brign the whole town will be sunk in the light of lanterns and moonlight on the full moon. You will be able to participate in many interesting activities. Such as lion dance, masquerade dance …
Therefore, Hoi An tourism on the 14th day of the lunar months will indeed bring you unprecedented experiences. Tourists coming to the old town on the full moon night will be living in an urban space from the last century, full of nostalgia. But also extremely bustling and splendid.
From about February to April
According to travel experience, this is the period of weather in Hoi An is particularly pleasant and cool. It is less rainy, very suitable for tourists who want to come here to relax and discovery. March is probably the most beautiful time of Hoi An.
The whole city is surrounded by light sunshine, gentle wind, dry and dry rain. Truly the ideal weather for excursions, visit the old town scenery. But February to April is the best time for you to travel to Hoi An.
From May to July
May to July is the time near the end of the dry season in Hoi An. This time will be a great time for you to combine Cu Lao Cham tourism, go to Cua Dai beach or other beaches in Da Nang. This can be considered the peak tourist season of the whole country because this is the summer vacation for local tourist.
From October to December. It’s exactly Romantic travel moments
October – December, Hoi An tourist destination is the rainy season. It can make your trip interrupted as well as disillusionment, difficulty in moving. However, one interesting thing is: The tide up in Thu Bon river so that sometime the old town will be submerged in the sea of water, people have to travel by boat. Therefore, if you want to try “swimming” by boat in the old town. Let come to Hoi An at this time. It will become an unforgettable memory.
Moreover, do you like the rain, like the romantic feeling? This is your travel season. Sailing together under the rain, around the roadside are old houses, lanterns, ancient scenery, … all will create a more romantic scene than ever. However, think carefully and decide whether or not to travel at this time.
The climate in Hoi An is divided into two seasons, the rainy season and the dry season are very clear. Each season has its own characteristics. The dry season starts from January to July, the rainy season from August to December.
Hoi An tourism in any season you will also feel the interesting and attractive of that season. However, if you go into the four periods mentioned above, you will have the most interesting experiences, from which you will love the Hoi An land and people. Wish you have a wonderful Hoi An trip!