Vietnam’s climate strongly influenced by the East Sea has a monsoon-influenced tropical climate typical of that of mainland Southeast Asia. But in March, it offers the perfect weather to travel with no rain throughout the country. Let takes a quick look at the best places to visit Vietnam in March, cross 4 regions from the north to the south, from the high mountain to the beach, it would give you the idea where to go.

Weather of Vietnam in March

The weather in March in the North is cool and pleasant, not cold like the last months of the year and not as hot as the summer months. March is the end of spring, so there are no longer unpleasant drizzles, but instead there is sunny weather, with plants growing and full of vitality. This is the most ideal time to travel to the North with many attractive spring festivals.

Unlike the North with 4 seasons: spring – summer – autumn – winter, the weather in the Central region only has 2 seasons: dry season and rainy season. March is the beginning of the dry season in the Central region with sunny weather and almost no rain. This is also the ideal weather for island-hopping and visiting Central region heritage sites.

Mui Ne jeep tour

The weather in the South will be slightly different from the North and Central regions, the dry season here starts as early as November and lasts until May. The peak of the dry season is February, March, April with average temperatures. The average temperature is above 30 degrees Celsius. Therefore, the bright golden sunshine of March will be the most ideal time for you to travel to the South with its river gardens and islands.

For these reason, now let Vietdreamtravel show you best places to visit Vietnam in March. 

Mekong Delta

To answer the question of best places to visit Vietnam in March, you need to definitely list the famous Mekong Delta destinations both domestically and internationally. Traveling to the delta with lush fruit orchards, eco-tourism areas and many attractive folk games will be an interesting experience for you this March.

orchards in Mekong

The area which is criss-crossed by a dense network of canals, is fertile and exellent for cultivation of rice and growing fruit trees. There are also immense fruit orchards the most impressive of which are located on the islets in the river. It would be wonderful to lie swaying on a hoop in the back garden and enjoy the cool breeze on hot, sunny days in March.

Thoi Son islet

Traveling to the Mekong delta in March, you will participate in interesting garden activities: digging ditches to catch fish, picking fruit, making folk dishes,… This will be an ideal destination for families and group of friends to experience the simple life of the Mekong Delta.

Thoi Son Islet Furthermore, on March, the levels of water are high enough for many people using boats to trade and sail, a stunning chance to watch the busiest river life.

Mekong delta tour

Phu Quoc Island – starfish season

Located in the Gulf of Thailand, the island is a star destination in Vietnam with sandy beaches, diverse coral reefs and marine life, many dive sites in the surrounding clear waters. The island also is an evergreen island. View from above, Phu Quoc covers green colors, a variety of resplendent green color that mix altogether, creating a splendid landscape. Hence, it’s considered as a “Pearl of Southern sea area”.

However, many people mistakenly think that traveling to Phu Quoc in the summer (May to August) is the most beautiful, but in fact it is not correct. Summer in Phu Quoc is the rainy season, the sea is rough and the waves are big, so it is not suitable for playing at the beach. The most ideal time to travel to Phu Quoc is the dry season from November to May, especially in the middle of the dry season – March.

Phu Quoc island
Phu Quoc in March, the sea is as clear as turquoise, the waves gently lap against the beautiful white sand beach like a sleeping paradise. This is also the season when sea stars are swept up by waves onto the sandy shore in Phu Quoc, making many tourists excited. The long sandy beaches covered with starfish promise to be an ecstatically beautiful check-in scene for those who love virtual living. 

Mui Ne

Mui Ne in March offers very nice weather with clear blue skies with low humidity and the average temperatures at 30.0°C. This weather is a great ideal for a wide range of beach activities.

Quad bike in Mui Ne

Mui Ne is endowed with sweeping sand dunes and beautiful rows of palm trees. The beautiful sand dunes of Doi Cat have been a creative subject of photographs, painting and game sports.

There are unspoiled and pristine beaches and imposing landscapes that have not experience human exploitation, the water is really clean and blue.

Da Lat – purple poinciana flowers season

Regardless of the season of the year, Da Lat is always a place that attracts many tourists with its poetic beauty and lyrical pine forests. Coming to Da Lat in March, visitors will be immersed in the heavenly colors of flowers with banyan flowers, cherry blossoms, purple poinciana flowers,…

Da lat trip
No need to go to the Northwest, in Da Lat there are also white flower streets in full bloom such as: Tran Phu, Con Ga church, Quang Trung street,… Especially March is a beautiful time to see purple poinciana flowers in Vietnam. The most beautiful areas to see Da Lat purple poinciana flowers: Da Lat market, love valley, Xuan Huong lake, Truc Lam Zen Monastery,

Nha Trang – relax on beaches

This is the coastal city which has pleasant temperature, with cooling sea breezes. Although it will be a lots of sun and hot days in March. There are a lot of popular beaches in Nha Trang such as Tran Phu, Hon Chong, Bai Tru, Bai Dai, Nhu Tien, Doc Let…offer you a lot of choice about accommodation and tourism activities.

The beach in Nha Trang

Never the less, some islands in Nha Trang are allowed you to visit, make it become stunning combination of beaches, cities and beautiful islands.

Hoi An –  Da Nang – Hue

Located on the Central Heritage Road, the city cluster of Da Nang – Hoi An – Hue is always a tourist destination chosen by many people for their trip on March. With sunny weather, clear skies are suitable for sightseeing. Ancient heritage sites such as: Hoi An ancient town, Hue citadel, Thien Mu pagoda,… and have fun and explore at attractive tourist areas: Ba Na Hills, Ngu Hanh Son, Cham Island,…

Hue citadel

Traveling to Da Nang – Hoi An – Hue in March is not the summer peak season (May to August), so you won’t need to worry about crowds, running out of rooms or too high prices!

Hoi An town

This will be a great time to travel when air tickets to Da Nang are quite cheap and there are many attractive incentives. If you still don’t know where to travel in March, then come immediately to Da Nang – Hoi An – Hue to enjoy an exciting trip at a super affordable price.

Trekking Sapa

Sapa is a beautiful and romantic town. At the height of 1,600 above sea level, the average temperature of the area is 15 – 18ºC in March. Fresh and cool air in Sapa is an ideal climate condition for growing temperate vegetables and fruit trees on this time. Therefore, it would be the best to trekk to explore the nature and discover the unique customs of the local resident.

The weather in Sapa in March is no longer cold and covered with snow like winter but is warmer, suitable for families with young children and the elderly.

sapa trip

In addition, Sapa in March is sunny light, clear sky and little fog is the ideal time to hunt clouds at Fansipan and admire the majestic Northwest mountains and forests. 

Ninh Binh – Spring festival season

If you still haven’t decided where to travel in March, then go to Ninh Binh with charming landscapes like paradise on earth. Located about 100km south of Hanoi capital with a travel time of about 1 hour and 30 minutes, Ninh Binh is the ideal destination for you on your trip to the North this March.
Coming to Ninh Binh in March, you will enjoy the jubilant spring festival atmosphere in the ancient capital. The busiest is the Bai Dinh pagoda festival, which takes place from the 6th of the first lunar month to the end of the third lunar month.

tour ninh binh

This is not only an opportunity for Buddhists to come here for pilgrimage, but also an opportunity for tourists from everywhere to come to celebrate and enjoy the heritage landscapes of Trang An, Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Hang Mua,… of Ninh Binh.

After all, we have listed 08 best places to visit Vietnam in March. Don’t hesitage to share with us your experienced. We willing to check and show it on our page to guide other people, especially first-time travelers.

Source: collected by An