Northern cities and provinces get cooler while the Centre and the South remains warm; the temperature can still rise up to 31 Celcius degree. The rain ceases in Da Nang, Hue and Hoi An though it has yet to come to a complete stop. This is also a good month to visit Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong delta, for the weather is warm and dry.
What to expect if you travel to Vietnam in November
Like October, November is in the range of “Best time to travel” recommended by many guidebooks and forums. It is, definitely. Because of the wind coming from China, the weather in Hanoi, Halong Bay and other Northern destinations slowly turn cooler and dryer. Most trees have got rid of their own leaves, leaving places like Hanoi in a beautiful state that can only be felt in person. Many tour agencies realize the increase in international tourist volume during these months and may offer extra service. Shop around for the best deals!
* November 11-15 (2011): International Tea Festival in Thai Nguyen
* November 20: Vietnam Teacher’s Day
* November 24 (2011): Thanksgiving Day
* November 22 (2012): Thanksgiving Day