You are planning a trip to Da Nang. However, you are unsure of the best time to visit Danang. What is the most beautiful month to visit Da Nang? What should you do and where should you go if you come here? Metta Voyage will provide some useful information for you in the article below so that you have the perfect trip to Da Nang!

1. Overview of seasons in Da Nang

Da Nang is located in the tropical monsoon region, and the climate here is divided into 2 distinct seasons: the dry season and the rainy season. The average annual temperature in Da Nang is around 25 degrees Celsius.

1.1. Da Nang weather in the dry season (January – July)

January is one of the coldest months, with temperatures down to 20 °C. In February, temperatures will increase slightly and rainfall will decrease.

From March to May, the temperature will increase significantly and peak in May. The lowest rainfall during this period should be suitable for outdoor activities.

June and July are the hottest months of the year, with temperatures reaching as high as 40 °C. The rain gradually increased, softening the heat of summer in Da Nang.

1.2. Da Nang weather in the rainy season (August – December)

The rainy season starts in August with many days of unexpected rain and strong winds. Rainfall is highest in September and October, so the weather is much cooler. In November, there are still many rainy days, and the average temperature drops to 21 degrees Celsius. The rainy season ends in December, but rainfall remains high while temperatures drop to a new low of 19 °C.

2. When is the best time to visit Da Nang Vietnam?

Depending on a number of factors, including personal preference, travelers can choose the best time to visit Da Nang, Vietnam.

2.1. Best time to experience Da Nang’s festivals

If you are coming to Da Nang, you should not miss the diverse festivals of Da Nang to experience and understand more about Vietnamese culture. Here are some suggested major festivals held every year:

2.1.1. Danang International Fireworks Festival

The festival takes place from March 30 to April 30—Vietnam’s National Day. In addition to fireworks, the festival also has other interesting activities such as art exhibitions, food fairs, and music.

2.1.2. Ba Na Hills Festival 

Ba Na Hill is one of the most famous tourist areas in Da Nang city. Festivals of the year of Ba Na Hill:

  • The Ba Na Flower Festival takes place from February to March, when visitors can admire the beauty of blooming flowers.
  • Carnival takes place from April to September at Du Dome Square in a French village. You will be immersed in the vibrant, colorful melodies, like being lost in the West.

  • B’estival Beer Festival runs from June to September, taking place at Du Dome and Beer Plaza. This festival will recreate the extremely bustling festival atmosphere of Germany with millions of liters of beer and special art performances.

 

  • Wine Festival in May, where visitors will enjoy glasses of wine right at Le Jardin d’Amour flower garden and admire the colorful beauty of special flowers here.
  • The winter festival on Christmas Eve is the last festival of the year. At the Dome Grand Square, you will be quite surprised by the magnificently decorated giant pine tree.

2.1.3. Boat Racing Festival

Recognized as the cultural beauty of Da Nang, the boat racing festival is held in the first lunar month of the Han River in Lien Chieu district, Da Nang city. People from all over Vietnam gather by the Han River to participate in the festival and soak up the vibrant atmosphere.

2.1.4. Quan The Am Festival

The Quan The Am festival is held annually from February 19 to 21 of the lunar calendar at Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang. This is the largest – scale festival tradition in the coastal city.

Quan The Am Festival, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang:

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2.2. The ideal time to visit Da Nang’s stunning beaches

The best time to visit Da Nang’s beautiful beaches is from March to September. However, visitors should note that August is the beginning of the rainy season, so it is important to check the weather forecast to plan your trip.

Some beautiful beaches: Non Nuoc Beach, My Khe Beach, Bai Rang Da Nang, Nam O Beach, Bac My An Beach, Xuan Thieu Beach,Lang Co Beach, ect.

2.3. Best time to visit Danang Vietnam

The most ideal time is from April to August, when there is little rain and prolonged sunshine, which is favorable for sightseeing and outdoor activities. It is summer now, but the weather is not too hot. This is also the peak tourist season in Da Nang.

If you want to travel economically, the ideal time is from September to December. In the rainy season, the number of tourists will be less, so hotel and restaurant services offer many attractive incentives to attract visitors.

The best time to visit Da Nang on a budget is from January to March, when the rainy season ends. The weather is neither too hot nor too cold, and there is little rainfall. Da Nang at that time was not too crowded.

3. Da Nang travel tips by season

3.1. In the dry season

  • Remember to bring light clothing, protective clothing, hats, sunglasses, and umbrellas to avoid direct sunlight.
  • Don’t forget to apply sunscreen and moisturizer to protect your skin.
  • You should bring a bottle of water with you because the hot weather will cause you to sweat and become thirsty.
  • The dry season is usually the peak season in Da Nang, Vietnam. Therefore, you should book your flight tickets and accommodation as soon as possible.

3.2. In the wet season

  • Visitors should come to Da Nang at the beginning or end of the rainy season to avoid long rainy days.
  • Always remember to bring an umbrella, a raincoat, waterproof shoes, a hat, and a waterproof bag for electronic devices.
  • Check the weather forecast continuously to plan your trip.
  • Bring some necessary medicine in case you get sick from the rain.
  • Visitors should stay at resorts with a variety of activities so that they can enjoy the trip even on rainy days.

4. Things to do in Da Nang

4.1. Visiting the 3D Art in Paradise Museum in Da Nang

The 3D Art in Paradise Museum in Da Nang is well-known throughout the world for its global 3D art museum system.

  • Address: Lot C2-10 Tran Nhan Tong Street, Tho Quang Ward, Son Tra District, Da Nang City, Quang Nam Province.
  • Open: 9:00 a.m – 18:00 p.m
  • Reference ticket price: from 5 USD/ticket.

4.2. Exploring the entirety of Ba Na Hill 

Ba Na Hills located on the crest of Nui Chua, has become one of the most beautiful symbols of Da Nang tourism and of Vietnam in general.

BA NA HILLS – “Place of fairyland” in Da Nang, Vietnam:

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In particular, there is a masterpiece of the Golden Bridge on the top of Ba Na Hills, like a curved peach silk band being cradled by large mossy hands reaching out from the mountain body suspended between heaven and earth.

  • Address: An Son village, Hoa Ninh commune, Hoa Vang district, Da Nang city, Quang Nam province.
  • Open: 7:00 a.m – 21:00 p.m.
  • Reference ticket price: from 30 USD/person. There are no tickets for the Golden Bridge.

You can explore Ba Na Hills at: https://mettavoyage.com/vietnam-itinerary-3-weeks/#Day_13_Visit_Ba_Na_Hills

4.3. Relaxing at Nui Than Tai Hot Spring Park 

Visitors will experience the year-round cool feeling of a unique mineral stream located in the Ba Na Nui Chua Nature Reserve eco – tourism area.

  • Address: Phu Tuc village, Hoa Phu commune, Hoa Vang district, Da Nang city, Quang Nam province.
  • Open: 8:30 a.m – 17:30 p.m.
  • Reference ticket price: from 16 USD/person

4.4. Visiting My Son Sanctuary

My Son Sanctuary is the oldest temple of the ancient Champa kingdom, built thousands of years ago and full of ancient moss and mysterious features with high cultural and historical value.

  • Address: Duy Phu commune, Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province.
  • Open: 6:30 a.m – 17:30 p.m.
  • Reference ticket price: from 4 USD/person.

4.5. Exploring the Ancient Town of Hoi An

Hoi An ancient town has an ancient beauty, with colorful houses winding along the canal and boats transporting visitors, who enjoy the romantic and beautiful scenery.

  • Address: Minh An ward, Hoi An city, Quang Nam province.
  • Hoi An ancient town is open all day, but historic sites in the old town have opening hours from 7:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m.
  • Reference ticket price: from 1 USD/person. Children under 1 meter are free of charge.

You can explore Hoi An Ancient Town: https://mettavoyage.com/vietnam-itinerary-3-weeks/#Day_10-12_Explore_Hoi_An

4.6. Trying Danang food

Da Nang not only attracts tourists by its beautiful beaches and attractive tourist destinations but also by the countless delicious dishes typical of Central cuisine, such as Nem Lui Nuong, Banh Xeo, Quang noodles, Banh Beo, Banh Dap, Rice Paper Roll with Pork, Bun Mam Nem, all kinds of seafood such as squid rice, scallops, snails, chips, crabs, Nam O fish salad,ect.

5. Where to stay during your Da Nang trip?

5.1. Sheraton Grand Danang

Sheraton Grand Danang is located on a beautiful sea route running directly from Da Nang city to Hoi An, an ideal stopover for Danang tourists.

5.2. Radisson Hotel Danang

The Radisson Danang Hotel is within walking distance of My Khe Beach and conveniently located just minutes from Da Nang International Airport (DAD), Dragon Bridge, and Son Tra Peninsula.

5.3. Maximilan Danang Beach Hotel

The Maximilan Danang Beach Hotel is designed elaborately, sophisticatedly, and uniquely, perfect in every detail, with modern and first-class facilities for tourists on business or leisure when coming to Da Nang.

5.4. Grand Gold Hotel

Grand Gold is located in Da Nang and features a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, and bar. And cycling is popular in the area, and cars can also be rented at the Grand Gold Hotel.

Each season, each month of the year, Da Nang has its own unique beauty and attractive features. Therefore, in this article, Metta Voyage provides some suggestions about typical weather in Da Nang and interesting activities and festivals that will help you choose the most appropriate time to visit Da Nang. Nang. Please contact us to plan your wonderful trip to Danang!

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