Every year, a large number of travelers from all over the world tend to spend their Christmas holiday to Vietnam. If you are willing to escape the cold, long Christmas nights in Europe or in the United State, and want to spend this vacation under the sun while enjoying Christmas holiday of a totally different style, then I would say that Southeast Asia is the great choice for you. All of the following countries are the best options to choose from: Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
In such a list and as in Indochina destinations, I would like to introduce Vietnam as one of the best and most popular destinations in the region. All the targets are toward this beautifully charming tropical land, however, as in your Vietnam vacation packages you might be interested in the sun and beach holiday more than anything else and just thanks to the long and beautiful coastlines that have been stretched from the southernmost of Vietnam to the far north. Most of the beaches in Vietnam are embellished now with the luxury facilities, world-class resorts and 5-star services that make your stay a truly memorable one.
I. Vietnam’s Weather at Christmas (Vietnam’s Weather in December)
Vietnam is highlighted with stunning word wide renowned and UNESCO heritage sites such as Halong Bay that is recognized as the new wonder of the world, exotic and pristine beaches and captivating nature’s beauty attracting a lot of travelers for the purpose of Luxury vacation during the Christmas time as well as throughout the year. However, the weather during the new year is also suitable as in the north of Vietnam the climate if a bit cold but not as cold as those blasting nights in Europe. Meanwhile, traveling toward southern Vietnam the climate and weather is just perfect. The sun at the beach is fun and there have been already set a lot of activities to participate in such as diving, snorkeling, and boat trip.
Vietnamese people lead a very traditional and classical style of living. During Christmas, the climate here in Vietnam is dry and clear with no signs of shower or humidity. Thus a very ideal climatic condition for enjoying a great Christmas with all options for photography lovers, however, as you may be inspired, Vietnam is a very suitable destination for all tourists ranging from those who are looking for a budget Christmas vacation to those who are looking for a luxury holiday to Vietnam and perhaps to other Indochina destinations
1. Weather in Hanoi and Halong Bay at Christmas (North Vietnam)
Hanoi and Halong Bay are both situated in North Vietnam which features the tropical monsoon climate. North Vietnam at Christmas, in December, is the winter time. Hanoi and Halong Bay experience the bright coldness of the Northeast monsoon wind very often. The temperature falls down gradually, which is around 20oC. The temperature may decrease 3-4 oC when the night falls, so don’t forget to bring the jacket and scarf with you when hanging out at night. Dember is the driest month of the year, so there is a little chance of rainfall on Christmas. Besides, The sky is pretty clear, which is perfect for a city tour as well as a day escape trip from Hanoi to Halong.
2. Weather in Hoian, Hue & Danang at Christmas (Central Vietnam)
While this region experiences a significant drop in rainfall, stormy weather is still a possibility in December. Hoi An is expected to have less rainfall than Hue. Throughout Vietnam Central, the temperatures on Christmas close to their lowest of the year, which is around 23oC; however, it’s still far from chilly weather. Towards the South, the sun is brighter and the weather is warmer, which helps you to have a fascinating Christmas Holiday on the beautiful beaches such as in Nha Trang. In Dalat, the weather remains excellent with dry, clear day, which makes the landscape more stunning. So you can combine your Christmas Holiday with the Flower Festival in Dalat.
3. Weather in Saigon, Phu Quoc & Mui Ne at Christmas (Central Vietnam)
In contrast to the far north part, the Southern part of Vietnam on Christmas enjoy the warm weather. In December, Ho Chi Minh City and the surrounding provinces such as Can Tho are in their best climate condition with little rain and blue sky. All the beaches are basking and immersed in the sunlight. The southern islands including Phu Quoc, Mui Ne features the sunny days, which attracts more visitors from both Vỉetnam and worldwide.
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Vietnam has been found its growing numbers in tourism of South-East Asia for two recent decades. Spending Christmas holidays to Vietnam means discovering and enjoying mesmerizing lush, tropical landscapes along with a colorful, and rich culture that could be seen throughout the country from the Sapa with the variety of ethnic groups to the Delta of Mekong. Vietnam has a lot to offer to every tourist visiting during Christmas vacations.
If you are willing to spend a leisure luxury Christmas holiday to Vietnam during the Christmas time, you will have several options for the best beach destinations in Vietnam; you can opt for Nha Trang, the most famous beach destination of Vietnam with its great facilities, luxury, and top 5 star resorts and white sand beaches, also, you can choose from Phu Quoc or Mui Ne beach as well as some idyllic but well-preserved beach in central Vietnam such as those in Danang city. Christmas in Vietnam has a wide range of activities to offer such as trekking, scuba diving, and fishing, sailing, windsurfing in Mui Ne, Cruising in Luxury Halong Bay tours and or in the Mekong Delta
Christmas vacation to Vietnam considered as a very high season time for traveling inside the country, the suggestions for a worry-free holiday will be to plan and finalize your preferences well in ahead of time as in such you will have a wider options from luxury resorts, hotels and services to choose from, in the other hand, you can travel longer with the better value with your chosen Vietnam packages tours
1. Danang – Best place for Christmas Holiday with kids.
Why your family should spend the Christmas holiday in Danang?
Da Nang city in the central coast of Vietnam has been well established with its own chain resorts, water parks, and the luxury facilities through the beachside hotels, also, Da Nang city is a base for central Vietnam exploration, you can get a very short drive to Hoi An and Hue and enjoy its fascinating history and landscapes.
Things to do in Danang at Christmas
Visit Sunworld Danang Wonder
Sunworld Danang, also known as Sunworld Ba Na Hill, is the biggest Amusement Park & Entertainment Place in Danang. Located on the most beautiful mountain in Da Nang,1,487m above sea level, this park is of the international scale and standards. When visiting Sunworld Danang, your family will have an exciting time while exploring various types of fascinating Rides and Attractions themed distinctively around several Asian Countries. In addition, this park provides the visitor with a lot of new experiences such as Toc Tien Waterfall – L’Indochine cable car, French Village, Debay Wine Cellar, Fantasy Park to the Wax Museum and Le Jardin D’Amour Flower Garden…
Address: An Son – Hoa Ninh, Hoa Vang prefecture, Da Nang City, Vietnam
Tel: (+84) 236 379 1999
Direct Entry Ticket: Asia Park – Sun World: VND 233, 000/adult
Asia Theme Park with Round Trip Transfer: VND 582/000/adult
Welcoming the Chrismas Eve on the Dragon Bridge
Dragon Bridge is considered the longest bridge and one of the best place to admire the beauty of the city in Danang. This bridge offers your family a dazzling display of lights, fire, and water that makes your Christmas Eve more memorable. Your family may opt for enjoying the magic of Christmas Eve outdoor on the bridge, or in the nearby riverfront bars, restaurants, and cafes terrace.
In addition, Dragon Bridge now serves as the direct routes to My Khe Beach and Non Nuoc Beach which are perfect places for the next day.
Take the family pictures on the Golden Hand Bridge Danang
The Golden Hand Bridge has surprised many people because of it unique design and the breathtaking view of the surrounding that it offers. The sculpted hands which look like they are carved from stone and the gold-colored walkway lined with purple Lobelia Chrysanthemums is the perfect background for your family picture.
Location: Thien Thai Garden, Sun World Ba Na Hills, Danang
2. Nha Trang – Romantic Christmas Holiday for Couple
Nha Trang is cited as one of the most popular beach holiday destinations and best places for a honeymoon trip in Vietnam. Thanks to the pristine white-sand beach, and crystal blue water, Nha Trang Beach offer you a romantic and sweet holiday at Christmas. In addition, you and your lover can enjoy several activities such as diving and snorkeling, boat trips with fishing, cycling off the marine islands. And more than anything else try your luxury appetite with one of the several offers through the only luxury cruise in Nha Trang Bay, the emperor cruise.
3. Saigon – Christmas Holiday for Backpacker
Christmas Holiday is not a public holiday in Vietnam so that not all the cities celebrate it. If you want to enjoy the fascinating, crowded, and animated Christmas holiday, let’s visit Ho Chi Minh City. Before Christmas Day, people like celebrating the city with typical Christmas ornaments such as the giant pine, snowman, yellow bell, and Santa Claus. On Chrismas Eve, people concentrate in the center (District 1) where the biggest Cathedral Church located. The music festival with the special performance of Vietnamese celebrations makes the atmosphere more animated. The foreign people tend to celebrate Chrismas in Bui Vien Street.
4. Chrismas Holiday in Hoi An with Asian Style
Hoi An is widely famous for its ancient beauty and the peaceful atmosphere. On Christmas Eve, Hoi An is more stunning with many colorful lanterns hang on the road. The calm river also looks more charming and beautiful when it reflects the light of lanterns and the images the old city. No matter when you visit Hoi An, don’t forget to enjoy the amazingly delicious local cuisines including Banh Mi, Cao Lau, and, Mi Go.
5. Combine your Holiday to Vietnam with Cambodia
As of multi-destination Christmas holiday I could suggest the most taken destinations by the vacation makers, if you are in Vietnam for the sake of beach holiday then you must surely take a deeper look and combine your Christmas with few days stay in Cambodia, Temples of Angkor Wat are such an amazing serious of temples makes it the largest religious structure in the world, the tourism facilities in Cambodia has been growing well and these days there are more luxury resorts and spa treatments that have been built across the country. For those who are willing to spend a few days relaxing time in Cambodia, I would like to recommend the pristine beach in Sihanoukville, a fast becoming and main Cambodia and perhaps Indochina’s tourist destination with a large selection of luxury resorts dotted around the Island. With the domestic airport more and more travelers will Luxury travel Cambodia and to Sihanoukville for spending their vacation at the beach.
Winter holiday to Vietnam
Winter holiday to Vietnam is a great opportunity for you to share a memorable vacation far from the cold nights in the Europe or other cold destinations around the world. The country is an ideal destination for your relaxing winter vacation. Christmas holidays are always one of the most popular times for anyone who is willing to travel and get far away from the stressed life in the western society.
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